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A-Level Results 2018


Excellent individual outcomes underpin A-Level success at Kent College

Pass Rate 100%
A* to A 33% 
A* to B 62%
A* to C 84%

Kent College is celebrating another set of successful A-Level results, with a 100% pass rate and nearly 20% of grades awarded the top A* mark. The school in Pembury is also proud to announce that the majority of grades were awarded either A*, A or B.

The school’s exceptional academic provision and unrivalled encouragement of girls’ potential has seen girls excel across the curriculum. 53% of Maths students achieved an A* or A grade, 55% of Geography students achieved an A*, 75% of Economics students were awarded A* or A, and Textiles saw an outstanding 83% of students awarded A*. One third of the year group also took the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) in addition to their A-Levels, and 65% achieved an A* or A grade.

With over 29 A-Levels on offer, as well as the EPQ, Kent College girls are able to choose from a very broad range of subjects, ensuring that a wide variety of university courses are open to them.

Headmistress, Ms Julie Lodrick commented: “Once again I am delighted to see our girls doing so well, especially in light of sitting the new exams. The school’s academic development and pastoral care builds all-round confidence ensuring that all girls continue to surpass their expectations and nurturing individuals to reach their potential. I am extremely proud and excited about the wonderful futures ahead of our students, given the outstanding examination results they have achieved this year.”

After achieving 1A* in PE, an A for her EPQ and 2B grades in Biology and Psychology, whilst balancing her swimming commitments in the Olympic training programme and recently breaking three regional records in the British Swimming Championships, Annabel commented: I am extremely happy with my grades this morning. I have managed to balance my swimming dreams alongside my studies because of the support my teachers and friends have given me. KC will always mean a lot to me, and to my mum and Grandmother who also came here. I am so excited about studying Sport and Recreational Management in Edinburgh. Thank you KC for preparing me.” 

Tara, who achieved a super set of A grades in Biology, Chemistry and Maths, and an A* in her EPQ commented: “I am really grateful to the Science department for everything they have done to help me get in to Bath University to study Biochemistry in September.”

On hearing her results Marie, who achieved 2A*, an A and a B in Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and an EPQ, and who will go on to study Biology at Bath University commented:  I’ve benefited from brilliant teaching at Kent College; the departments have been very inspiring and encouraging, and lovely! When I received my grades this morning I had to double check I had read them correctly. I’m really delighted with my results.”

Abigail, who joined Kent College when she was just 3 years old and has aced this summer’s examinations with an A* in Maths and EPQ as well as A’s in Economics and German commented: I am really pleased with my results and now cannot wait to study Economics at Leeds University. I feel like I have a lot to be thankful to KC for.”

Jemima followed up being awarded first place in the 2018 A-Level Young Fashion Designer of the Year competition by gaining 2A* and 1B commented: “I have adored my time here at KC. Our teachers have been fantastic and really gave us that extra push to succeed and to fulfil our true potential.  KC Sixth Form gave me so much independence and confidence to achieve even more.”

To learn more about Kent College’s popular and thriving Sixth Form, or to book onto the Sixth Form Information Evening on Thursday 11th October, please visit or call our Admissions Department on 01892 820218.

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