Exam results and university destinations

Rossall students achieved excellent exam results at GCSE, A Level and in their International Baccalaureate qualifications in 2017.

At GCSE level, 95% of Rossall students gained 5 A*-C grades including Maths and English – our best results at A*-C since 2010.

Rossall’s A Level students secured outstanding results, beating the national average for the number of top grades achieved.  Rossall also secured a 100% pass rate in a number of key subjects including English, Computing, Chemistry and Geography.

Rossall student, Olive Hockings was awarded two A* grades and one A, and now plans to read History at the University of Manchester.

University destinations for students leaving Rossall in summer 2017 included King’s College London, Edinburgh and Manchester.

  • GCSE Results 2017

    GRADE %
    A* 12
    A* – A 34
    A* – B 64
    A* – C 90
    A* – G 100
    5 A* – C including English and Maths 95
  • A Level Results 2017

    GRADE %
    A* 4
    A* – A 17
    A* – B 44
    A* – C 69
    A* – E 95
  • University Destinations 2017

    71 students left Sixth Form in 2017. Of these:

    55 went straight to university
    14% to a Russell Group university
    10% to an international university
    9 took a gap year
    1 started their own business
    1 was selected to represent Team GB in triathlon
    2 joined the armed forces
    2 accepted for medicine

    UK University destinations:

    Brunel University London
    Canterbury Christ Church University
    Coventry University
    Leeds Beckett University
    Liverpool John Moores University
    Oxford Brookes University
    Royal Holloway, University of London (2 places)
    The University of Manchester (3 places)
    University of Birmingham
    University of Derby (2 places)
    University of Edinburgh
    University of Huddersfield
    University of Leicester
    University of Portsmouth
    University of Roehampton
    University of Sussex (2 places)
    University of Westminster (3 places)
    Buckinghamshire New University
    City, University of London (2 places)
    Goldsmiths, University of London
    Leeds Trinity University
    Newcastle University
    Queen Mary University of London (2 places)
    The University of Liverpool
    The University of Sheffield
    University of Central Lancashire (2 places)
    University of East Anglia
    University of Greenwich (2 places)
    University of Kent (2 places)
    University of Lincoln
    University of Reading (4 places)
    University of Salford
    University of The Arts, London

    International universities:

    International School of Management, Hamburg
    Kosice, Slovakia
    North Eastern Boston, USA
    Vienna (2 places)


Careers and Higher Education

Careers and Higher Education

The time at Rossall is merely a springboard to the rest of one’s life so it is vitally important to spend time exploring and considering the best route to take.

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IB vs A level

IB vs A level

At Sixth Form level, Rossall offers the very best of two worlds - the traditional A Level route and the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

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Speaker Series

Speaker Series

As part of our enrichment programme and commitment to expanding horizons, we run a varied and engaging series of lectures, talks and presentations throughout the year.

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