Surbiton High School is delighted for its Year 13 students who this year recorded the best ever A-level results in the School’s history. These outstanding A-level results are all the more remarkable under the new, more challenging and rigorous regime. Our results include a 100% pass rate with almost a third of all A-level grades being awarded at A* and 90% at A*-B.
This exceptional success across a wide range of subjects once again confirms the breadth of opportunity on offer at Surbiton High School. All the following subjects achieved over 70% A* - A grades: Classical Greek, Creative Writing, Drama & Theatre Studies, English Literature, Fine Art, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Geography, Government & Politics, Latin, Music, Psychology, and Photography.
47% of our girls are going on to read STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related subjects, having gained excellent grades in their Science subjects - Biology (82% A* – B grades); Chemistry (88% A* - B grades) and Physics (86% A* - B grades). We are also delighted that 85% of our students have achieved offers from Russell Group and the top 10 universities.
This year saw strong Oxbridge outcomes again, with six of our applicants receiving offers in subjects such as Classics, Veterinary Medicine, Natural Sciences and Spanish & Linguistics.
Mr Silas Edmonds, Acting Principal commented, ‘My heartfelt congratulations go to our exceptional students who have achieved outstanding A-level grades this year. This is a testimony to their tremendous diligence and to the unstinting support and inspiration of their teachers. These grades open up extraordinary opportunities for our girls to make ambitious choices for themselves and to flourish in a future of their own making.’
This year, Surbiton High School is Also delighted to report the best ever set of GCSE grades with 37% of results at A*and 78% at A*- A.
The School saw an outstanding set of results across all subjects and particularly in Mathematics, Modern Languages, Art and the Sciences showing the breadth of provision at Surbiton High School and confirming that it brings out the best in everyone.
In Biology 80% of all grades are at A* - A; in Chemistry and Physics 82% of all grades were at A* - A. In French our girls achieved 87% A* - A grades and in Spanish they achieved 89% A* - A grades. Girls also have the opportunity to study Italian, Russian, Japanese and Chinese and all pupils entered for these subjects achieve A* grades.
Girls also gained top grades in Mathematics where 80% of all grades are at A* - A and English, where 40% of grades were the new 9 - 8. In Computer Science 83.3% of all grades are A* - A with 91% of grades are at A* - A in Art.
The breadth of opportunity at Surbiton High is confirmed by not only the wonderful GCSE results, but also notable achievements this year include a plethora of sports stars – Kate, Georgina and Brielle as National Skiers; Asha as National Trampolining Champion; Maia as National Swimmer; Millie as European and World Gymnastics Champion and Kitty as National Gymnastics Champion and Harriet as National Athletics Champion. Cecilia and Tiger should also be mentioned as members of the National Youth Orchestra for Great Britain.
We are also especially delighted for triplets Max, Harriet and Phoebe who achieved 20 A*s between them. Max was a pupil at our Boys’ Prep School who went on to Kings College School, Wimbledon.
Silas Edmonds, Acting Principal of Surbiton High School said: “I am thrilled with the pupils’ success and warmly congratulate them. These results are a testament to the pupils, staff and parents of the School who provide such extraordinary inspiration and encouragement, allowing the girls to exceed their potential. Our students can look forward to challenging and exciting A-level courses at Surbiton High, buoyed by the confidence of these exceptional GCSE results.”