A Level Results 2020

In this year like no other, pupils at Teddies received their A Level results today.

The Warden said, ‘Despite widespread concern about the algorithm used to calculate this year’s grades, I am pleased to report that the vast majority of grades awarded at St Edward’s are in line with expectations and will allow our pupils to progress to their chosen university courses. I would like to thank the academic team for their considerable and careful work to submit robust, evidence-backed predicted grades, such that only a very small percentage of grades have been moderated.’

‘I would also like to commend all our A Level pupils for their hard work over the past two years, and to wish them the very best for their next steps. As always, we are working with any IB or A Level candidates still awaiting university decisions to ensure that they achieve the best possible outcomes, and we continue to press the IB Organisation for the results of our grading review.’

84% of A Level grades were awarded at A*-B (79% in 2019) and 55% at A*/A (46% in 2019).

Particular congratulations go to the following pupils who achieved outstanding results:

  • Ferdi van der Heiden – A*A*A*A* – University of Bristol, Mechanical Engineering
  • Alessandro Corrias – A*A*A*A – Loughborough University, Aeronautical Engineering
  • Mandy Liang – A*A*A*A + Distinction in Advanced Extension Award Mathematics – University College London, Mathematics
  • Caris Baker – A*A*A* – The University of Edinburgh, Philosophy
  • Florence Clifford – A*A*A* – Durham University, English Literature and History
  • Aniella Weinberger – A*A*A* – University of Edinburgh, English Literature and History
  • Rauf Sharifov – A*A*AA – University College London, Architecture
  • Tammy Wang – A*A*AA + Distinction in Advanced Extension Award Mathematics – University College London, Mathematics
  • Niyaz Kanayev – A*A*AB – The University of Bath, Mechanical Engineering
  • Mike Denvir – A*AA – University of St Andrews, Classics
  • Archie Green – A*AA – University of Bristol, Engineering Mathematics
  • Ben Machin – A*AA – The University of Edinburgh, History
  • Hamish Smart – A*AA – The University of Edinburgh, Economic History
  • Milly Bracey – A*AAB – Applying to the US
  • Alanna McCrum – A*AA – University of Edinburgh, Art

Popular universities this year are Edinburgh, Bristol, Exeter and the London universities and, as ever, Teddies pupils demonstrate a wide range of interests in their chosen courses. Lily Thorne will study Creative and Professional Writing at the University of the West of England, Bristol; Lotus Cooper will study Fine Art at Manchester Metropolitan University; Katya Jacobs will study Acting at Arts University Bournemouth; Tom Wright will study Agriculture with Farm Business Management at Harper Adams University; Michael Kim will study Product Design at Ravensbourne University London; and Felix Ross will study Songwriting at the BIMM Institute.

Please note that details of post-School plans are based on the latest information available and are subject to change. Please let Tracy van der Heiden know of any inaccuracies or updates at vanderheident@stedwardsoxford.org

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