Cranford Class of 2023 awarded top marks at A-level

It has been a joyful morning of celebration for the Year 13 pupils and families at Cranford as they collected another remarkable set of A Level results.

Results are incredibly strong across the board, giving real weight to the school’s focus on providing a strong all-round education underpinned by academic excellence. 62% of all grades achieved were awarded at A*-B alongside a 100% Pass Rate for all students, with nearly 20% of results at A*.

The strong standard of this year’s A Level results, in a non-selective cohort, is a testament to the hard work and dedication students put into their studies supported by an outstanding teaching team, who have worked incredibly hard to support them throughout their journey through Sixth Form.

In Social Sciences students achieved an impressive 82% of grades at (A*-B), with 65% (A*-B) in Humanities; 71% in Economics and Business Studies and 64% (A*-B) across Maths and the Sciences.

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Following a busy and exciting morning, Dr James Raymond paid tribute to the hard work and dedication of the school's students and the efforts of teaching staff:

“We are incredibly proud of all our wonderful Year 13 students and very excited to watch them head-off to exciting next steps beyond school! It is a real privilege to be able to share such a special day of celebration with such an impressive cohort of young people! We couldn't be more proud of them! We wish them all every success and know they will take with them the strong values, academic curiosity and friendships they have built across their years at Cranford."

Dr Raymond

As a leading co-educational independent day school (3-18), with a strong emphasis on excellence in Sport and Music, and pastoral care that really values each individual student, these results reflect the school's burgeoning reputation for consistent academic excellence, with an average value add of +1.3 at GCSE over the last 7 years.

93% of graduating students are heading off to their chosen university, studying subjects as varied as Bio Medicine, Economics, Law, Bio-Chemistry, Theology, Paramedic Sciences and Classics at Universities ranging from Durham to Bath, Cardiff, Southampton and many other top universities.

Heads of Sixth Form, Mrs Anne Mir and Dr Katy Hill, said "We are so fortunate to be able to spend time working so closely with each student to support them with their University and career aspirations, our focus on 1:1 support and guidance really allows us to bring out the potential in every student, we are so proud of them all!"

62.7% A*-B

62% of all GCSE grades awarded consistently 3-year average

1.3% Value-Added Score

Pupils achieve over a grade higher per subject than they would elsewhere

93% destinations

93% of students accepted at to their chosen university

University Destinations

We are delighted that 93% of our graduating A-level students will be heading off to their chosen university.



Lancaster UniversityBioMedicine
University of BathBioChemistry
Durham UniversityTheology & Religion
Cardiff University


Swansea UniversityClassical Studies
Mechanical Engineering
Environmental Geoscience
Oxford Brookes UniversityBusiness Management & Geography
Life Sciences
University of SouthamptonGeography
Bournemouth UniversitySociology & Criminology
University of Birmingham


University of BrightonPE with QTS
Surrey UniversityComputer Science
The University of ManchesterBioChemistry
Newcastle UniversityEngineering and Physical Science

Student Exposés

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