Stonyhurst College celebrates excellent public examination results

Posted on 23rd Aug 2022 in School News, United Kingdom

Stonyhurst is delighted to share the achievements of their Year 13 pupils, who received their public exam results after studying for the last two years through the pandemic.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Stonyhurst has continued to outperform the global average of 31.9, with an average point score of 34.4. Over a third of candidates achieved 36+ points, broadly equivalent to 3As at A level. The top points score was 42, a feat achieved by less than 4% of students worldwide, and is equivalent to 4 A*s at A level.

Stonyhurst was also delighted to see 100% of their International Baccalaureate Career Pathway (IBCP) candidates achieve their certificate conditions. The top IBCP candidate achieved a UCAS tariff point score of 80 from his IB components alone and is on track for a combined UCAS tariff equivalent of 3 A*s at A level.

A Levels

40% of pupils achieved A*/A, and two thirds of pupils achieved A*/B.


100% of pupils achieved Distinction or a starred Distinction.

Next steps

University offers have been achieved at a variety of university destinations in the UK, such as Bath, Bristol, Durham, Exeter, IE Madrid, Imperial College London, King’s College London, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Loughborough, Manchester, Newcastle, St Andrews, Sheffield, Warwick and York as well as a range of prestigious institutions across Europe including ESIC Madrid, IE University Madrid, Maastricht University in the Netherlands and Trinity College Dublin.

Courses include Archaeology, Art, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Economics, Engineering, English, History, International Relations, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Performing Arts, Physics, Politics, Psychology and Sport Management

Pupils have secured prestigious apprenticeships at Anderton Gables, BAE Systems and Bentley.

John Browne, Headmaster of Stonyhurst, said: "These results are a remarkable tribute to the determination and maturity of our young people through the extraordinary events of the past few years. Most of all we are proud of these young people who have set such a fine example to their younger peers and are now ready to go out into the world as ‘men and women for others'."