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Exam Success

IB Results - July 2018

Early July saw the IB pupils at Christ's Hospital gain a strong set of results, with 50% of the pupils gaining 35 points or more out of maximum of 45. Out of all grades achieved 54% were Level 6 and above and 88% of all grades were Level 5 and above. Over a fifth of the cohort of 28 pupils gained 38 points or more and the average points achieved by the IB cohort was 34.5 points out of 45, or 200 UCAS points (equivalent to A*A*AB at A2-Level).

Special mention should go to Ambrose Thwaites and Fabian Webb who both achieved 40 points out of 45. Other good performances include, Julius Seßler (39 points), Ellen Hovmand (38 points), Faye Salisbury (38 points) and Megan Whitney (38 points). By way of comparison, 38 points is equivalent to 230 UCAS points or A*A*A*A* at A2-level.  

Top performers and destinations:

Ambrose Thwaites (40) – Year out

Fabian Webb (40)

Julius Seßler (39 points)

Ellen Hovmand (38 points) - Year out

Faye Salisbury (38 points) Geography - Durham

Megan Whitney (38 points) Linguistics with Spanish - Warwick

 The remaining results saw pupils securing places at some of the top universities in the country including King’s College London, Edinburgh, University College London and Royal Holloway.

 

August 2017 - Amazing  A Level Results for Christ's Hospital Pupils

Christ’s Hospital pupils and their teachers are celebrating an outstanding set of A level results. A highly impressive 48% of grades were A* - A,  77%  A*-B and 15% A*.  The average UCAS points achieved by a pupil was 136 which equates to AAB.

There were some notable individual achievements and huge congratulations go to:

Isaac Hayden who achieved 5 A* (Maths at Glasgow)

Temi Adeyemi with 5 A*  (Natural Sciences at Cambridge)

Hareef Asunramu 3 A* 1 A (Medicine at Imperial)

Ben Johnstone 3 A* (Maths at Imperial) (deferred entry)

Charles Lillywhite 3 A* 1 A (Natural Sciences at Durham)

Michael Hobson 2 A* 1 A D2 Pre U (Maths at Oxford)

Remus Goldsmith 2 A* 1 A (Engineering at Bristol)

Congratulations also to Tomaz O’Donoghue and IB Diploma pupils Phoebe Thornhill and Beatrix Crinnion who have confirmed places at Oxbridge.

As a consequence of this great set of results, out of the 146 pupils who chose to apply through UCAS this year 62% achieved their first place, 85% achieving their first or second choice and a vast majority going to a Russell Group Universities. In addition, nine pupils are awaiting their international application. Congratulations to Lorna Lam and Lucas Ng who are off to study in America, and Guilietta Weber who is off to Switzerland; in addition, several others have made successful applications to universities in Germany and Hong Kong.

Temi Adeyemi, who is celebrating her place at Cambridge, said: “When you come to Christ’s Hospital, you fall in love with the place. The School has an element of grandeur about it that just makes you fall in love with it. Before coming here, I didn't really enjoy any particular subject; I just did okay at everything. At CH, I have discovered what I enjoy the most and I have made the most diverse range of friends you could ever imagine.”

Simon Reid, Headmaster of Christ’s Hospital commented: “We have a consistently good record of attainment at Christ’s Hospital and this is another excellent year, particularly as it is the first set of results following the new demanding linear A level course.  It is particularly encouraging that this talented group of pupils, who were fully involved in the broader curricular life of a busy boarding school, have performed so well in their academic subjects. It is also pleasing for me to learn that Christ’s Hospital has contributed to a national trend: a record number of pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds securing places at university.”

Christ’s Hospital sixth form pupils also have the benefit of being offered three courses, the broader International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, A2 levels and the Cambridge Pre-U. The results for pupils taking the IB course were announced in July. In 2017, Christ’s Hospital pupils achieved a 100% pass rate with over a quarter of the cohort gaining 40 points or more (out of a maximum possible 45). Almost two thirds achieved 36 points or higher which is equivalent to A*A*AA at A2 level (or 208 UCAS points).

 

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