Roedean girls consistently achieve outstanding A Level results. In 2019, we were delighted that 22.4% of all A Level grades were awarded A*, with 55.9% A*-A grades. Roedean’s academic strength in depth is especially impressive, with well over a third of students achieving at least one A* grade, and nearly one in five achieving two or more A*s.
In a climate when young women pursuing STEM subjects is very low nationally, Roedean is very proud that 31% of this year’s leavers are going on to study Maths and Science courses at university.
Congratulations to Paloma, who achieved
A*A*A at A Levels in Spanish, History, and English Literature. These brilliant grades mean that she will take up her place at Newnham College Cambridge in October, where she will read Spanish and Portuguese. Paloma is also a talented harpist, and is proud to have reached the Final of Miss Brighton: ‘In this ‘Me Too’ era, I think it is more important than ever that women are seen not simply for their outer beauty and I wanted to prove that you can be intelligent and
academic as well.’
In the context of increasing rigour and challenge at GCSE level, Roedean students achieved excellent GCSE examination results, with 52% at Grade 9-8, the highest percentage at this level in the School’s history. 33% of examinations were awarded the new elite Grade 9, and 68% A*-A this year reflects our consistent success at this level over the last five years.
Victoria achieved a clean sweep of twelve Grade 9s at GCSE – this means that she is 1 of just 10 students in the country who achieved so highly! This is a truly exceptional achievement. However, not only is she a top academic, but also a wonderfully talented artist and Head of House 1. She could hardly believe how well she has done: ‘I am still feeling shocked and a bit numb. I am so proud of what I’ve achieved.’ Victoria will be taking A Levels in Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics, and there is no doubt that she has a very bright future!