A Level, GCSE and IB record breaking results – Bromsgrove School

26 Aug 2022

At GCSE, there were 190 candidates; half of all the GCSE grades achieved were 8 and 9: this is the highest proportion of top grades achieved by a Bromsgrove cohort in which results were based on examinations.

65% of all GCSE entries were awarded at least 7 points whilst just over four-fifths achieved at least 6 points. The average points achieved per subject entered was 7.1, the School’s highest ever.  The most common grade achieved was a grade 9.

These are fantastic results and are a reward for the dedication and talent of our students as well as the extensive support provided by their teachers.

Bromsgrove IB results 2022

IB results group

In the Upper Sixth year group, 221 candidates took a mixture of IB, A levels and BTEC qualifications. At A level, 78% of all entries were graded A* to B, with 53% at A*/A.  18% of all entries scored A*. Individually there were some star performances with three students gaining spectacular results with four A* grades each, another seven pupils scored at least three A* grades.

In the IB Diploma, fifty-five students secured an overall average of 39.3 points (where the world average is 31.98 and the pass mark is 25 points).. Thirty students (55% of the cohort) scored 40 or more points. Four students achieved the coveted 45 point maximum, whilst three fell just a point shy of this These seven students gaining at least 44 points represent 12% of the total IB cohort for the year.


In BTEC, 78 entries saw 15 Distinction* being achieved with a further 25 Distinctions.

Bromsgrove’s Sixth Form leavers now head off to a wide range of top UK universities, with a number also going on to prestigious overseas universities.

Headmaster Michael Punt said, “For each individual student, every final grade represents considerable personal achievement given the period of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their academic successes and mature approach should reassure them that they are ready for the challenges and opportunities which lie ahead.  We wish them every future success and happiness and hope they will stay in touch with us.”