Shrewsbury School celebrates its best ever year for A Level results

Shrewsbury School is celebrating its best ever year for A Level results, with 86.1% of the exams awarded the top A*, A or B grades.

There are many individual success stories in this year’s results, not least the 19 pupils who gained at least 3 A* grades and the 55 pupils who gained an A* or A in all their subjects. 

Both last year’s joint Heads of School, James Plaut and Esmé O’Keeffe, gained an A* in each of their subjects.  James was studying English, Geography and History, whilst Esmé studied French, History, Latin and Spanish.  Impressive too was the performance of Ronald Chen who gained 6 A* grades, in Maths, Further Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Chinese.

All 12 pupils at Shrewsbury School with offers from Oxford or Cambridge Universities achieved the required grades to meet their offers and will be taking up their places later this year.

The School’s AS results from the Lower Sixth pupils were also impressive, with 65% of grades achieved at A or B grades.  38 pupils gained A grades in all their subjects and 80 gained nothing less than a B.

The headmaster, Mark Turner, expressed his delight at his pupils’ success:

“I am extremely proud of this year’s splendid collection of A Level results, which are a tribute to the hard work of our pupils and staff alike.”


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