IB Results 2017
Exceptional Results for Hockerill Anglo European College's Sixth Form Students
Hockerill sixth form students are celebrating a phenomenal set of results in the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme, with the College achieving the joint highest results in its history. The official statistics produced by the International Baccalaureate show that Hockerill students achieved an average of 36 points. Dee Spackman, Vice Principal was delighted with the results, “I am incredibly proud of the achievements of our students and delighted with the exceptional performances that have been shown by this year’s leavers.”
21% of all candidates scored 40 points or more (global top 5%), which is equivalent to A*, A*, A*, A* at A level.
Of those applying to University through UCAS, 98% have received the good news that they have been awarded their chosen institution with 77% of these being to a Russell Group University*. Five students have had places confirmed at either Oxford or Cambridge.
Head Boy Noah Lawson and Joshua Vitzthum are celebrating achieving the maximum 45 points (the equivalent of 5 A* grades at A level), a score achieved by only 218 students worldwide out of almost 160,000 IB students in total. They are joined by a number of other students with scores above 41 points: Taha Alibhai (44), Abigail Dallas (43), Tristan Fruh, Lars Leimkuhler, Milly Lynch , Izzy Budd (all 42) Gaia Casolino, Harriet George, Olmo Gordon, James Greatrick, Vanessa Igoe, Francesca Ixer, Andre Masnyk, Celestya Riva, Pierce Tindale and Kristie To (all 41).
Students will be going on to study in a range of areas including Medicine, Law, Politics, Languages, Economics, Engineering, Architecture, Music, Dentistry, Design, Business, Natural Sciences, Psychology, History, Philosophy, International Relations, Computer Science, Performance and Anthropology.
Richard Markham, Principal at Hockerill said, “The IB Diploma is without doubt one of the most rigorous and demanding qualifications available to students, and the College is absolutely delighted that the Class of 2017 has risen to the challenges posed and achieved such impressive results.” Steve Clark, Director of Sixth Form added his own praise to the students for their effort and reflected that, “These results are a fitting reward for the time and effort expended by students and staff over the past two years.”
Russell Group Universities are the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham, Sheffield, Southampton, Warwick, York, the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, University College London, King's College London, Imperial College London, Queen Mary's London, Queen's Belfast as well as Cardiff, Durham and Newcastle Universities.