Leweston has an excellent academic record with students achieving some of the best Sixth Form results in the region. Highlights from the past five years include:

2021

  • Almost half of all results were A*, with 69% A* and A
  • Ten students gained 17A*s and 10As between them
  • 82% of the year group celebrated at least one A or A*
  • For the second year Further Maths achieved a 100% pass rate at A* which was also achieved in Business and Economics
  • 100% of results in Chemistry, History, Physics and Spanish were A* and A
  • All entries in Biology, Fine Art, French and Maths were passed at A* to B

2020

  • Nearly a quarter of all results were A*, just over half of all grades were A* and A
  • Seven student gained 13A*s and 10As between them
  • Over three quarters of the year group celebrated at least one A or A*
  • Further Maths achieved a 100% pass rate at A* and in Art and Design 90% of all results at A*
  • 100% of results in English Literature, Music and Physics were A* and A
  • All entries in Geography and History were passed at A* to B
  • 100% A* in the Extended Project Qualification

2019

  • Highest percentage of A* grades for three years, with A* to A grades well above the national average
  • Most popular subjects: Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Psychology
  • Fine Art, German and Textiles achieved a 100% pass rate at A* and A
  • All entries in Music, English Literature and Religious Studies were passed at A* to B
  • Over half all Maths and Further Maths entries were A* and A
  • Two thirds of the year group achieved at least one A or A* grade
  • 100% A* in the Extended Project Qualification

2018

  • Saw the introduction of two-year linear qualifications with refreshed content
  • Leweston topped DfE performance tables for Dorset with a well-above average score of 0.39, the highest scoring school, independent or maintained, within 25 miles
  • Number of A* grades was twice the national average
  • 79% of the year group achieved at least one A* or A grade
  • Most popular subjects: Maths, Psychology, Biology and Chemistry
  • Over two thirds of all Maths entries and half of Further Maths grades were A* and A
  • 100% A* in the Extended Project Qualification

2017

  • Number of A* grades awarded was almost twice the national average
  •  Most popular subjects: were Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Psychology
  • Fine Art, Geography, Graphics, Music, French and Latin achieved a 100% pass rate at A* and A
  • All entries in Economics, Government and Politics, Art History, English Literature, Physics and Spanish were passed at A* to B
  • Over two thirds of all Maths entries and half of Further Maths grades were A* and A
  • 100% A* to B in the Extended Project Qualification
The Leweston Learner
From Nursery to Sixth Form Leweston shares an educational approach that helps our pupils develop an attitude to learning they can apply across the curriculum, as well as in the wider world. Click on the five key characteristics to find out more.