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Academic Results

We’re incredibly proud to say that our pupils consistently do well and achieve exceptional GCSE, A/AS Level, IB and BTEC results.

In fact, more than 40 of our pupils have been offered Oxford or Cambridge places in the last 10 years and approximately 94% of all Sixth Formers take up university or college places either in the UK or overseas. Whilst others join the armed forces, take up apprenticeships or enter the workplace.

2017 GCSE Results

• 98% pass rate in all 26 GCSE subjects
• 49% A*-A grades
• Highest achiever, Maddy McInerney, achieved 11 A* and 1A
• 60% A*-A grades in the Art Department
• High performing subjects include English, Maths, History, Modern Languages, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Latin, Music and Religious Studies

2017 A Level, IB and BTEC Results

• 100% pass rate across 30 subjects offered
• 45% of all grades were A* or A equivalent
• 68% of sixth form grades were A* - B equivalent
• The A* - C equivalent rate was 88%
• The IB average point score was 36
• Kieran Bailey gained four A* grades and an A
• Deputy Head Girl, Sara Guest achieved an amazing maximum score of 45 points in the International Baccalaureate (equivalent to 4 A* grades at A Level)
• Laurie Dawkins achieved triple distinction* in BTEC (equivalent to 3 A* grades at A Level)

2016 GCSE Results

• 100% pass rate in all 24 GCSE subjects
• 28% A* grades
• 9 students achieved an outstanding 10 A* or more
• 51% A*-A grades

2016 A Level Results

• 100% pass rate in all 26 A Level subjects
• 5 BTEC students gained triple star Distinctions
• Head Boy, Liam Travers (IB) with the equivalent of 4 A*
• Successful Pre-Med Programme – all 6 Medics, Dentists and Vets obtained their first choice university
• 28 students with 3 A/A* or equivalent


I firmly believe that the ethos at Taunton School and the strong relationships that my daughter developed with the teaching staff have really helped her perform at her best. Her results have enabled her to secure a place at her first choice university.


of a Sixth Form student