Girls at Cheltenham Ladies’ College are celebrating a year of excellent A Level and GCSE results, with a total of 62 girls achieving three or more A* or A grades (50% of all those sitting A Levels) and 90.3% A*-A grades across all GCSE subjects and a 99.3% pass rate.
A Level Results 2016
In addition to the 124 girls who sat A Levels, 36 pupils received outstanding International Baccalaureate (IB) results in July, with an average points score of 40.0, which carries a UCAS tariff equivalent to A*A*A*A.
Many pupils have secured places and scholarships at leading UK and US universities to study a range of courses, including Chemical Engineering and Law at Cambridge, and PPE, French and Psychology and Philosophy at Oxford, as well as securing places at Berkeley, New York University (NYU) and Minerva in the US.
GCSE results 2016
The cohort of 142 girls achieved an impressive 989 A* grades, with an average of 9.5 A*/A grades each.
Across the core subjects, English (Literature and Language), Maths and the three Sciences (Biology, Chemistry and Physics), the girls achieved a 91.3% A*/A grade average.
Among the top achieviers were 22 girls who received straight A* grades in all examinations.
Eve Jardine-Young, Principal of Cheltenham Ladies’ College, said of the academic success: “These outstanding results reflect the hard work and dedication of all the girls and staff, and will give the students an excellent foundation for their future studies.”