News archive August 2005

GCSE Success

28 August 2005

The 2005 GCSE results are also extremely good. The proportion of higher grades, A* to C, at 98.6% was the best ever and a whole 1% better than the previous record, 97.6%, in 2004. The proportion of grades at A* and A at 58.9% was some 1.6% behind the figure in 2004 but was no less than 6.3% better than any other year. The detailed statistics for the IB Diploma, A Levels, AS and GCSE examinations are contained in the Academic Section of the web site.  > more

A Level Excellence

21 August 2005

As expected the Haileybury leavers of 2005 produced outstanding A Level and IB results. 72.0% of A Level entries were at grade A or B which is a 2.2% improvement on the previous best ever results, achieved in 2003, and a 9.3% improvement on the results in 2004. This figure has risen by over 20% since the late 90s which is far ahead of any allowance which might be made for the much discussed grade inflation. When the results of the 40 pupils who took the International Diploma are added to those of the 100 A Level candidates the proportion of A and  > more

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