In 2016, ten pupils secured their places at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.
This continues Forest School’s excellent Oxbridge admissions record: the ratio of Oxbridge applications to offers made is over 41% – exactly twice the national average and exceeding the figure achieved by other schools in the independent sector.
Five pupils secured their places at prestigious medical schools, including Imperial College London, University College London, St. George’s University, Queen Mary University of London and Brighton & Sussex Medical School.
2016 A level results
79% of all A level grades awarded to Forest pupils were A*, A or B in 2016, and over half (52%) were awarded A*/A. 37% of Forest pupils were awarded three or more A*/A grades.
In 2016, 36 pupils undertook the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). The EPQ involves pupils writing a 5,000-word research-based dissertation on any subject of their own choosing, or they can choose to research a topic and create an ‘artefact’ (a work of art, piece of music or video), accompanied by a written analysis. 69% of the 36 pupils taking the EPQ achieved A* grades in 2016, with 86% achieving A*/A grades.
2016 GCSE results
89% of all GCSE grades awarded to Forest pupils in 2016 were A*, A or B, and 69% of all grades awarded to Forest pupils were A* or A.
71% of pupils achieved at least five A* or A grades, while 65% achieved at least six A* or A grades. The A* grade has now been the most common GCSE result for Forest pupils for the past five years.
All of the School’s Year 11 pupils were also entered for the Higher Project Qualification (HPQ), a high-level research project favoured by universities. 87% of all HPQ grades awarded to Forest pupils were A* or A, and 97% were A*, A or B.
Please click here to see a subject breakdown of 2016’s A level and GCSE results.