We stretch our most able pupils so that they are able to realise their full potential. As well as adding value to the highest achievers, we also ensure that those who need more help are supported and advised, so that they too do well and exceed their expectations.



Pupils in Year 11 take 9 or 10 GCSE subjects and the percentage of 9-4 (A* to C) grades is consistently around 95%. On average, 48% of grades are 9-7 (A* or A) or equivalent. For a breakdown of GCSE results by subject, please follow the links below:

A Level / BTEC

Year 13 pupils take 3 or 4 A Levels as well as an academic elective subject or Extended Project Qualification contributing towards his or her total UCAS points. On average, 40% of grades are A* or A and a breakdown of results can be found below:

A Level / BTEC Results News

Toby Chavasse

Toby Chavasse, Head Boy, was one of our top performers, gaining an A* in Chemistry and three A grades in Biology, Latin and Mathematics, securing his offer to read Biochemistry at the University of Bath. 

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Rose Dixon

Rose Dixon, Deputy Head Girl, achieved a fabulous set of exam results, gaining an A*, two As and a B in Chemistry, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Biology, securing her place to read Biochemistry at University College London. 

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Isabella Bunnag

Isabella Bunnag, Head Girl, is delighted to be taking her place to read Psychology at Newcastle, having secured two A grades and a B grade in Geography, Psychology and French respectively. 

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Ollie Woods

Ollie Woods, Deputy Head of School, achieved an impressive trio of A grades in History, Music and Spanish, to secure him a choral scholarship at Durham University to study Modern Languages & Cultures (Russian & Spanish). 

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GCSE Results News

GCSE Results!

The Royal Hospital School is celebrating a bumper year of grade 9s, with pupils gaining 101 grade 9s between them: the largest number of 9s achieved by a RHS cohort. This is a significant achievement for this broad ability and diverse cohort, whose GCSE foundation years were badly affected by the pandemic.  

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Top Performing Boy!

Jesse is our top performing boy this year, having gained a fabulous set of GCSEs results, all graded 8s and 9s. He sat ten GCSEs in Biology, Business, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, French, Geography, History, Latin, Mathematics and Physics, and will be going on to study Economics, Further Mathematics, Physics A Levels in our Sixth Form. 

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Phoebe Graham

Phoebe Graham was one of our top achievers this year, gaining a fantastic set of GCSEs, with seven grade 9s and two grade 8s in Biology, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Geography, History, Latin, Mathematics, Physics and Science! 

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Harriet George

Harriet is delighted to have gained all grade 7 to 9s in her ten GCSEs, with grade 9s achieved in Biology, Food Technology and History. Harriet will be going on to study Design & Technology, History and Psychology in our Sixth Form from September 

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Toby Pearson

Toby Pearson has achieved an impressive array of GCSE results, with two grades 9s, four 8s, and three 7s in the following subjects; Biology, Chemistry, Computing, English Literature, English Language, Geography, History, Latin, Mathematics and Physics.  

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