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Exam Results

GCSE Results 2020

We are immensely proud of our hardworking cohort of GCSE students who have  received an excellent set of GCSE results. Together with the A-level and BTEC results, these results are the best the school has ever achieved and reflect not only the two years of hard work that they and their teachers have put in, but also recognise the consistently high academic standard of the school.

We hope that, with schools and colleges opening their doors once again, each of our students can now put the uncertainty of the last few months aside and go forward with confidence.

Mrs Haig



GCSE Results 






Achieving 9 – 4 in English & Maths



Achieving 9-1 in English & Maths

Achieving 9-4 in English87%80%90%
Achieving 9-4 in Maths82%78%84%
Total Grades 9-728%25%25%
Progress 8+0.39+0.20+0.20
Attainment 8 (average)5.385.145.34
Number of students205193177



· 28% of all our GCSE grades were 9 – 7

· 105 students achieved at least one top grade

· 39 students achieved 7 or more 9 – 7 grades

· 29 students achieved 8 or more 9 – 7 grades

· 16 students achieved 10 or more 9 – 7 grades

A-level Results 2020

We wish to congratulate all of our Year 13 students on their A-level and vocational results. In these unprecedented times, we are delighted that over 90% of our Year 13 students will be starting the next stage of their educational journey at the university of their choice.

In addition, we have a number of students starting exciting apprenticeships, including one who has secured a degree level apprenticeship in IT.

We are extremely proud of all our students who have shown great resilience and fortitude in the light of the current exceptional circumstances and challenging media coverage.  They have been a hardworking cohort since the beginning of Year 12 and we know that they will go on to be successful individuals in their life beyond Burford.

Mr Jouny

Deputy Headteacher


A-level Results 







Number of students

% A*-E Grades1009799
% A*-C Grades897672
% A*-B Grades695049
% A*-A Grades382026



· 55% of students achieved an A*/A in at least one subject

· 22 students achieved at least two A*/A grades

· 4 students achieved 3 or more A* grades

· 38% of all grades were A*/A

· 69% of all grades were A* – B


Over 90% of our students have secured the next step of their choice, including:

Isaac Soul – The University of Cambridge studying History

Hannah Adhana – Manchester University studying Social Anthropology

Charlie Clarke – The University of Cardiff studying International Relations and Politics

Rebecca Davies – Exeter University studying Natural Sciences

Georgia Duff – Edinburgh University studying Biomedical sciences

Esme Fisher – The University of Birmingham studying Law with Criminology

Charlie Hunt – UCFB studying Sports Business and Broadcasting

Moya Ndiaye – Manchester University studying Architecture

Yamini Sundarka – Edinburgh University studying Physics

Matthew Waite – Loughborough University studying Civil Engineering

Toby West – Warwick University studying Engineering



  • A level exams 4-22 October 2021 (Deadline for entries: 6 September 2021)
  • GCSE exams 1 November -3 December 202 (Deadline for entries: 1 October 2021)

You may be aware that an autumn series of exams has been scheduled for students who would like an opportunity to improve on their awarded grades. These exams will be available for all GCSE and A level subjects.

To enter for exams in the autumn series, students should complete an Exam Entry Request Form. Fees will be charged by the exam boards as normal for entries, but the school will cover these costs using the rebate we received from the summer entries. Therefore, entries will be free for students.





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