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    Exam Results and Destinations

    Please follow the links below for our exam results information:

    Exam Results 2021
    Exam Results 2020
    Exam Results 2019
    Exam Results 2018

    Students at Camden School for Girls once again collected outstanding A Level results in 2021, with progress above the national average. The school’s data is as follows:

    • 56% of students finished their A Level studies with three or more A*-A grades.
    • 83% of students finished their A Level studies with three or more A*-B grades.
    • Per A Level entry, our average point score is 45.5 which equates to an A-.

    Destinations from the sixth form last year include the following:

    • 77% of our successful applicants secured places at Russell Group Universities
    • 34% are starting STEM courses
    • We have 16 students with places at Oxford or Cambridge
    • 10 students have places to study Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary studies

    Most popular universities this year:

    • University of Bristol (21 students)
    • University of Manchester (21 students)
    • University of Leeds (12 students)
    • University of Sussex (12 students)

    Higher Education

    The majority of our Sixth Form students' progress from A Levels to Higher Education applying for a very broad range of courses ranging across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and STEM subjects. Some of our students apply to study abroad or for Degree Level Apprenticeships. Art Foundation is a popular choice with some students completing it as a prelude to further study in a more specialised area of Art and Design, whilst others spend a year developing their creative knowledge and understanding prior to taking up an academic degree in another subject area.

    Many of our students choose to take a gap year. Some work for a period of time in order to finance travel; others go abroad for the entire year, either on volunteer projects around the world or to live in a country where they can learn a new language or improve their fluency in one already studied.  Some apply for internships which gives them the opportunity to experience working in an industry they are particularly interested in, and which may inform their choice of subject for undergraduate study. Our gap year students either apply for a deferred place during Year 13 or return to us during their gap year for support and advice through the UCAS process.

    We take the university application process very seriously. A full programme of advice and guidance is arranged to inform and support students over the two years, enabling them to complete successful applications to universities and colleges. Our students have full access to Unifrog, an online platform that gives extremely detailed information and guidance on HE progression routes and careers. Students can also use the careers bookshelf situated in the Sixth Form Common Room to browse among the hundreds of prospectuses sent by Higher Education Institutions.

    There is a special event in the Spring Term, ‘The Higher Education Conference’, specifically devoted to the skills of filling in the UCAS application forms for degree courses and guiding students on writing personal statements. The event involves a panel of admissions tutors from a wide range of universities. In the Summer Term we have our Year 12 Careers Conference at which students meet with a wide range of professionals and learn about their career paths.

    UCAS forms are started in the Summer Term of Year 12 and completed in the Autumn Term of Year 13. During this time, our UCAS coordinator works alongside the Head of Year and the tutors, helping students to choose courses and complete successful applications.

    Sixth Form Destinations 2021

    Our students continue to achieve the grades to take up places at a fantastic range of universities in a huge range of courses. This year 191 of our students secured places at 47 different universities. A further 6 of them went on to art foundation courses at the major London art schools and 2 students have taken up places at US universities. Leeds, Bristol and Manchester are the most popular destinations with a strong showing from King's College London, Oxford, Sussex, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

    Here are some headlines:

    • 77% of places are at Russell Group universities
    • 16 students gained places at Oxbridge colleges
    • 10 students are studying medicine, dentistry and veterinary science
    • 34% of all degree courses are in STEM subjects
    • History and politics degrees are the most popular choice this year with 15% of courses in these subjects
    • English literature and language courses are also very popular accounting for 14% overall
    • Economics based degrees account for 7%
    • Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry 5%
    • Maths and Engineering 5%
    • Psychology 5%
    • Geography, Languages and Film and Television courses account for 4% each

    As well as more traditional choices our sixth formers applied for an eclectic range of subjects such as the following: Aerospace engineering, Anthropology, Chinese and Japanese studies, Celtic studies, Film and television production, Neuroscience, Songwriting, Russian, Wildlife ecology and conservation.

    Overall our students have gone on to study over 100 different subjects and subject combinations.

    Here is the full list of our 2021 students’ UK universities and colleges:   


    Number of Students

    Anglia Ruskin University 2
    Birkbeck University of London 1
    Bournemouth University 1
    Bristol University of the West of England 1
    Brunel University of London 1
    City University of London 2
    Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London 1
    Coventry University 1
    Durham University 3
    University of the Arts London 1
    University of East Anglia 2
    University of Edinburgh 9
    University of Exeter 2
    University of Glasgow 8
    Hertfordshire University 1
    Goldsmiths, University of London 2
    Imperial College London 1
    King's College London 13
    Kingston University 1
    University of Leeds 26
    Leeds Conservatoire 1
    London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London 1
    University of Liverpool 2
    University of Manchester 21
    Manchester Metropolitan University 2
    Middlesex University 1
    Newcastle University 3
    University of Nottingham 3
    Nottingham Trent University 1
    University of Oxford 10
    Queen Mary University of London 4
    University of Reading 1
    Royal Holloway University of London 1
    University of Sheffield 2
    SOAS University of London 3
    Swansea University 1
    St George’s, University of London 1
    University of Birmingham 2
    University of Bristol 21
    University of Sussex 9
    University of Cambridge 6
    University College London 4
    University of Dundee 1
    University of Kent 2
    University of St Andrews 2
    University of Warwick 3
    University of Winchester 1
    University of York 2
    York Hull Medical School 1
    Art Foundation Number of Students
    Camberwell 2
    Central Saint Martins 1




    US Universities Number of Students


    Tulane 1