Academic | Posted 18.08.2016

Pupils at Stonyhurst are celebrating their success as the College has once again achieved an exceptionally good set of A level results.  This year, 69% of all results were A*, A or B grades, whilst 44% were A* or A grades.  Results were excellent across all subjects, with particularly outstanding results achieved in Chemistry, Economics, History, Maths, Physics, Politics and Theology.

The year’s top performer at Stonyhurst was George Cowperthwaite, who achieved an incredible 5 A* grades and will now be heading to Girton College, Cambridge, to study Mathematics.  Jonathan Bird, Michael Diamond and Munirah Patel were also high fliers, all achieving at least 3 A* grades.

All three of the students with offers to Oxbridge secured their grades, as did all four of those with offers to study Medicine.

These A level results follow on from the outstanding IB results achieved ast Stonyhurst this summer, which were published in early July.  At IB this year, pupils achieved an average of 36 points, and the top performer, Zofia Witowska, scored an amazing 44 out of 45 points, which places her among the top 1% in the world.

Headmaster, Andrew Johnson said, “I am so pleased to see such good results once again this year.  Our pupils and their teachers have worked really hard, and it is excellent to see their efforts recognised with the results they deserve.”