Examination Results

A combination of high teaching standards and small class sizes ensure our girls get consistently good results in public examinations and positive value-added scores.

International Baccalaureate Results 2017

  • 25% of our girls scored 40+ points, placing them in the top 7% in the world
  • 82% of grades awarded were 5, 6, and 7, which is equivalent to A* - B at A Level, and higher than the current worldwide average
  • The average score per subject achieved by our girls, across six subjects, is 5.5 (equivalent to a high B at A Level) and is compared to the current worldwide average of 4.8
  • Our average Diploma points - 35.5 - is comparable to achieving between AAB and AAA at A Level

GCSE Results 2017

Cobham Hall’s 2017 GCSE results see girls placed in the top 3% in the UK for Mathematics and English. Highlights include:

  • 87.5% of Cobham Hall students achieved at least 5 A* - C grades including the equivalent in the newly graded Mathematics and English.
  • With the new gradings in place for Mathematics and English, Chairman of the Independent Schools Council has stated that the new GCSEs have “questions of a level of difficulty that we have not seen since the abolition of O-levels in 1987”.  At Cobham Hall, just under 25% of students scored 8 or 9 for Mathematics (equivalent to A* and above), with 13% scoring the highest Grade 9, which has been awarded to only the top 3% across the country. In English, over a third of students achieved grades 7 – 9 (equivalent to A and above).
  • 100% of Music students received A – A*, and 100% of Latin students achieved B – A*.
  • 50% of History students scored A - A*.

From September 2016, GCSE grading changed.  Grades will no longer be awarded from A* – G, but from 1 – 9, with 9 being the top grade.

LAMDA Results 2016

At Cobham Hall, all students have the opportunity to take lessons in  Voice, Drama and Communication.  These are designed to help develop self-confidence, voice projection, self-expression, general communication and theatrical skills.  Girls who take these classes can go on to sit London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) Performance or Communication examinations.

In 2016

  • 20% of the student body took LAMDA examinations
  • 96% achieved a Pass with Merit, or with Distinction
  • 50% achieved a Pass with Distinction

“Pupil achievement is excellent.”

– Independent Schools’ Inspectorate

February 2015