Haileybury’s Sixth Formers have turned out the best set of results the school has ever seen, with the percentage of A* – B grades standing at 85.3% – almost 5% better than last year’s results and more than 3% higher than the School’s previous best – while Haileybury’s overall pass rate is 100%.
97.8% of A Level pupils achieved A* – C grades, compared to 93.1% last year. In addition, of the 320 exam entries, 51.3% achieved the A* or A grade, compared to the national average of 27%.
20% of all Haileybury’s exam entries at A2 level were for the three sciences.
Ilyas Iskakov was Haileybury’s best achiever, with 5 A*s in Further Maths, Maths, Russian, Chemistry and Physics. Fangjia He achieved 4 A*s, while Ikenna Okoli, Josh Maraney, Leanna Jones, Rupert Tottman, Illona Bateson, Annie Woodcock and Jemma Webster gained 2 A*s and 2As.
This academic excellence comes after nearly a third of candidates for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at Haileybury secured 40 points or more out of a maximum of 45. 57% of Higher Grades were at 6 or 7, which is equivalent to an A or A* at A Level.
The results mean that Haileybury boasts six pupils accepted into Oxbridge colleges for September 2011.
The Master of Haileybury, Joe Davies, says: "Our Sixth Form pupils have done us proud again. The brilliant results demonstrate the high level of commitment that both pupils and staff have to achieving the best they can. Our successful candidates are also lucky to have supportive families behind them. As our academic results improve each year, Haileybury is steadily becoming recognised as a leading independent school in the UK."