Public examination results, set out below, are placed within the broader context of Bedalians' overall achievements. We do this because our aims are ambitious, both academically - "to develop inquisitive thinkers with a love of learning who cherish independent thought" - and, more broadly, in terms of students' personal development.
Having said this, our desire to develop inquisitive, independent-minded people with a good breadth of interests is no substitute for strong academic achievement, reflected in measurable ways - public exam results, access to higher education and successful careers. The intention with the information published here is to give prospective and current students and parents a better sense of Bedalians' various trajectories - at school and in their subsequent university and professional careers.
A Level results
Following the publication of the 2023 A Level results, Bedales students secured places at some of the most prestigious academic and artistic institutions in the world - including QS World Top 100 universities and a number of leading music conservatoires and art colleges. Read the 2023 A Level results day press release here.
See A Level five-year results data below.
GCSE and BAC results
In 2023, eight students achieved a clean sweep of at least nine grades 9/8 (equivalent to A*), and a further 13 students achieved at least nine grades 9-7 (equivalent to A*-A); of these students, 12 attended Bedales Prep prior to progressing to Bedales Senior. As a cohort, the grades are very much in line with their predecessors in 2019, demonstrating how they have bounced back in the face of considerable challenges over the past two years. Read the 2023 GCSE and BAC results day press release here.
See GCSE and BAC five-year results data by subject below.
The table below shows the most popular university destinations for Bedales students over the last 10 years.
Top destinations of Bedales leavers over the last 10 years
Find out how we help our students make the right choices after Bedales.
Read alumni profiles here where Old Bedalians reflect on their time at Bedales and update us on their activities since leaving.