GCSE Results 2021
GCSE students at St Benedict’s have received extremely good results, with 51.1% of all papers graded 9-8 (formerly A*) and 73.1% graded 9-7 (formerly A*/A).
The Headmaster, Andrew Johnson, said: “I am very proud of our Year 11 students, whose hard work and determination have led them to achieve such impressive results. The stresses and uncertainties of the past year have been difficult for all of us, but particularly so for young people taking public exams. Their teachers have also worked very hard, in difficult circumstances, to support GCSE candidates, and they also deserve our thanks and congratulations.”
GCSE and A Level exams have been cancelled for the last two years. This year, Year 11 students at St Benedict’s sat a series of assessments under examination conditions, which their teachers then marked and graded against criteria given by examination boards.
A Level Results 2021
A Level students at St Benedict’s have received excellent A Level results, with 64.5% A*-A grades and 36.1% A* grades.
The Headmaster, Andrew Johnson, said: “These grades are a great credit to our Year 13 students, who have worked extremely hard in the difficult, uncertain and sometimes stressful circumstances of the pandemic to achieve outstanding results. They have shown impressive resilience and should feel very proud of what they have achieved. I know that they are grateful to their teachers for doing their utmost to support them, enabling them to achieve the grades they deserve.”
In order to attain their A Level grades, students at St Benedict’s had to sit a series of assessments under examination conditions, which their teachers then marked and graded against criteria given by examination boards.
81% of St Benedict’s students have secured places at the UK’s top 20 universities, including Oxbridge, Russell group universities and the majority will be heading to their first-choice university. Three students will study Medicine/Dentistry - at Bristol, Queen Mary's and Imperial College. And four students have been awarded places at the prestigious Kingston School of Art Foundation Courses.