Princethorpe is not and never will be an examination factory, but we do take great pride in trying to ensure that all our pupils achieve the best possible academic results; our 2018 A-level and GCSE results are very strong indicators that the school’s academic achievements across the ability range continue to go from strength to strength.
This summer (2018) at the top end 34% of all A-level grades were A* or A and 80% of grades were C or better; at GCSE 43% of grades were new 9, 8, 7 or A* or A grades and 26% of pupils achieved eight or more 9, 8, 7 or A* or A grades.
In addition, many of the Upper Sixth were awarded the Princethorpe Diploma encompassing academic success, meaningful work experience, extra-curricular achievement and service to others in the community.
A-level summary results:
- 107 candidates
- 34% A* & A
- 80% grade C or better
GCSE summary results:
- 154 candidates
- 43% of all grades were new 9, 8 or 7 grades (A* or A)
- 26% of pupils achieved eight or more 9, 8, 7 or A* or A grades
- 64% of pupils achieved 9, 8 or 7 grades (A* or A) for English
- Overall 92% of pupils received 9 – 4 or A* to C grades
To view our Exam Results and Upper Sixth Leavers' Destinations for Summer 2018, please click here.
The vast majority of our pupils go on to university, predominantly to their first choice. Leavers university destinations in recent years include Cambridge, Oxford, Durham, Bath, Exeter, York, Edinburgh, Leeds, Sheffield, Birmingham, Queen Mary's College, London, University College London, the British Horological Institute, the Birmingham Conservatoire and the London School of Economics.
- Princethorpe Pupils Play The Geography GameshowThe Geography Gameshow returned to Princethorpe College on Monday 26 November.
- Prize Giving Celebrates Great Achievements Of 20182018 has proved to be another exceptional year for the College – full of achievement, progress and success on so many levels. What better way to celebrate than at the annual Prize Giving Ceremony on Friday 16 November.
- Matt Dickinson, Writer, Explorer And Mount Everest Summiteer Returns To PrincethorpeMatt Dickinson, award-winning author and Mount Everest summiteer re-visited Princethorpe College on Friday 16 November.
- Pupils Explore Conflict And Co-operation At Rugby School ConferenceOn Friday 9 November a group of 18 Princethorpe pupils from Years 10 and 11 visited Rugby School to take part in an academic conference on the theme of Conflict and Co-operation.