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Examination Results

Examination Results

Almost 700 of our students who left last summer are now at university. We pride ourselves on giving good advice and guidance.

In 2001 the A Level pass rate was 100% with a high grade (A* – B) rate of 64.4%

A full statistical analysis of all examinations is available on request.


Outstanding results for 2021

Each year the College has a large number of students whose performance at advanced level is exceptionally good. Details are published in a booklet which is distributed at our open evenings.

The table summarises the numbers of students gaining two A*/A grades or better in this year’s public examinations at Advanced Level.


A Level Grade A*/As – 2021

2 Grade A*/As     83
3 Grade A*/As     79
4 Grade A*/As     33
5 Grade A*/As       1
2 or more Grade A*/As   196


A* Grades

A* grades were introduced at A Level to help identify the very best students. This year, 215 A* grades were awarded to 122 QE students.


BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art & Design

The College runs a one year post A Level course for students who wish to go on to study Art at university. In 2020/2021 there were 24 students of which 92% gained distinctions or merits. It is the 29th year in succession that there has been a 100% pass rate on this course.