A Level & GCSE Results 2017

The 2017 public examination results at RGS High Wycombe were once again excellent this year.

A & AS Level Overview

At A Level 73.6% were graded A*-B, with 48% being A*-A. The overall pass rate was just short of 100%. A record 50 students (more than 25% of the year-group) achieved a clean sweep of A* and A grades. An outstanding, 93% of Boarders were graded A*-A. Seventeen of our students gained 3 A* grades or more, of whom seven achieved 4 A*s and two achieved 5 A*s.


At AS Level, the school had another excellent set of results, with 81% of grades at A -B.

GCSE Overview

At GCSE 99% of the boys in Year 11 obtained at least five A*-C grades including English and Maths. At GCSE 76% of Boarders obtained A*-A and 100% of the boys achieved A-C. Overall, students scored 63.1% A*-A grades and excelled in the ‘core’ subjects of English Language, English Literature and Maths, where they averaged 71.8% for the new 9-7 grades (equivalent to A* and A grades).

In the new performance measures, a large number of our boys gained the new ‘9’ grade (equivalent to a high A*) in these subjects. The School's results significantly out stripped the national rate for the new grade 9.

  • In Maths, 34.8% of our boys scored a 9 (compared with a national rate of 3.5%)

  • In English Literature, 25.8% scored a 9 (compared with a national rate of 3.3%)

  • In English Language, 16.2% scored a 9 (compared with a national rate of 2.6%)

Click here to view the Department for Education school performance tables website.


Did you know?
Number of 9-7 grades in Maths and English (A*-A)