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Exam Results

Canford has a reputation for academic excellence and our external results at A Level, Pre-U and GCSE are consistently impressive.  On average in the past five years, over 30% of all A Level grades have been at A* and over 65% at A*/A, while at GCSE over 78% of all examinations have been graded 9/7 (A*/B).  Such results have enabled our Upper Sixth leavers to move on to top universities on a wide variety of courses, with over 80% taking up places at Russell Group/Sunday Times Top 12 institutions in 2023, and 44 places at Oxbridge and 41 places to Medical Schools achieved in the past 5 years. 

Best co-educational independent school in the South West for 2023 A Level performance.Sunday Times parent power report 2024


Oxbridge offers in the past 5 years


Offers each year to Russell Group/Sunday Times Top 12 universities


A Level A*/A Grade in 2023


Pupils to US universities in past 2 years

“Results are easily as good as other co-ed schools with illustrious names...this speaks volumes for the first-rate teaching”

The Good Schools Guide

A Level and Pre-U Results

GCSE Results