Exam Results

Our focus on subject passion and excellence, underpinned by comprehensive support for all students, means that NLCS is consistently in the top five schools nationally for all qualifications.

Most recently, we were very proud to be ranked first in The Times 2017 GCSE league table, as well as being the top-achieving IB school in the UK.

GCSE Results 2018

An outstanding 77.5% of all entries to the newly graded GCSE were awarded a 9 – the top grade which surpasses the old A* grade.

Under the new system, 96% of entries were awarded a 9 in English Literature, while 93% achieved grade 9 in English language.

In Mathematics, 71% were awarded a grade 9, with 100% of Mathematics students securing grades 9-7 (equivalent to A*-A).

A clean sweep of nine top grades (A*s and 9s) was achieved by an amazing 77 North Londoners, and 32 students succeeded in achieving 11 A*/9 grades. An impressive 49 students achieved straight A*s or equivalent.

The strong focus on STEM subjects at North London Collegiate has also led to success in the IGCSE, with 87% A* grades in Biology and 73% A* grades in Chemistry.

 In total, ten NLCS departments achieved 100% A* or A.

A Level  and Pre-U Results 2018

We are proudly celebrating another year of outstanding A Level and Pre-U results, with more than 85% of all grades awarded A* or A, and 94 % of all grades awarded A*- B. 

Students celebrated their success in achieving places at prestigious universities in the UK and the USA, with final destinations ranging from Columbia, Stanford and other Ivy League institutions to Oxford and Cambridge closer to home.

Thirty-two students, over a third of the entire year group, achieved more than A*A*A* or equivalent grades and nine of those students achieved A*A*A*A*.  

Overall fourteen NLCS academic departments achieved 100% A*-A grades this year and French, Italian and Russian scored 100% A* grades overall - a truly outstanding achievement!

IB Results 2018

Sixth formers at North London Collegiate are in the top 4 per cent of students worldwide in the internationally recognised IB exam, and results have been very successful this year with a number of students performing at the highest level in this demanding qualification.  Out of a comparatively small cohort, 43% of the students achieved over 40 points and more than a third of all individual grades awarded were at the top grade of 7 with 78% of all grades awarded at 6 or 7.

2017 Exam Results

GCSE

Over 86% of entries were graded A*, and over 98% of entries were graded A* or A.

A LEVEL AND PRE U RESULTS

43% of entries were awarded A* (or the equivalent at Pre-U or IB).

80% of entries were awarded A* to A (or equivalent).

IB DIPLOMA RESULTS

Our students gained an average point score of 42.4 points, typically placing our students in the top 4% of students worldwide. This is the twelfth year in a row that the average point score attained by our students has exceeded 40 points.

4 girls gained the maximum score of 45 points, something achieved by only around 150 students out of 60,000 internationally.

2016 Exam Results

GCSE

Over 85% of entries were graded A*, and over 98% of entries were graded A* or A.

55 students (over half the year group) gained straight top grades, and 75 girls gained 9 or more top grades.

A Level and Pre U Results

46% of entries were awarded A* (or the equivalent at Pre-U or IB).

87% of entries were awarded A* to A (or equivalent).

96% of entries were awarded A* to B (or equivalent).

IB Diploma Results

Our students gained an average point score of 41.7 points, typically placing our students in the top 4% of students worldwide. This is the eleventh year in a row that the average point score attained by our students has exceeded 40 points.

 The IB Higher level scores were particularly impressive:

  • 57% of all Higher Level entries were graded 7 (equivalent to A* at A-level)
  • 91% of all Higher Level entries were graded either 7 or 6 (equivalent to A*/A at A-level)

5 girls gained the maximum score of 45 points, something achieved by only around 150 students out of 60,000 internationally.