On the strength of the recent results, 80% of students who applied to university secured their first-choice university.


This figure is in-line with our five-year average. A further 13% secured their insurance choice, and the remainder successfully secured places through the Clearing process. These universities included University College London, Exeter University, Edinburgh University, St. Andrews and the University of Manchester.


To read about our results in more detail, please click here.


Windermere School’s class of 2020 also secured the School’s second best ever result in the Core, an additional element to the main subjects which is made up of; an extended essay of around 4,000 words; the theory of knowledge, which encourages critical thinking; Creativity, Action, Service (CAS), which encourages students to get involved in a range of activities alongside their academic studies. The mean Core score was 1.88 (out of 3), exceeding the world average in 2018 by 0.66 points.



Mean score per examination session20092010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Mean grade above world average1.492.454.392.
Mean grade per examination session
Mean grade above world average0.250.580.750.360.570.530.330.70.830.6
Pass rate (%) per examination session
% above world average4.623.4214.6010.7116.0014.205.9020.7021.6018.10
% of Bilingual Diplomas
% above world average-17.740.935.242.772.7112.8015.4619.289.3910.60
Highest score per examination sessionWindermere4340454342454343444343
Mean additional points per examination session
Additional points above world average0.130.030.460.320.200.430.270.100.690.4
Mean BTEC UCAS tariff pointsNumber of Students--------4810
Mean tariff points--------8895102


University/CompanyUniversity Course/Apprenticeship
BAE Systems, Barrow-in-FurnessProject Management Apprenticeship
BBC, LondonBroadcast Operator's Apprenticeship
Edinburgh Napier UniversityInternational Business Management
Essex UniversityBusiness and Entrepreneurship
Glion University, Switzerland BBA International Hospitality
Hochschule Fresenius HeidelbergBusiness Psychology
Hochschule Macromedia, KölnMarketing Psychology
Keele University Chemistry with Science Foundation Year
King's College, London UniversityEnglish
Lancaster UniversityLaw
Liverpool John Moores UniversityBusiness with International Business Management
Loughborough UniversityArt Foundation Course
Loughborough UniversityGeography and Sport Science
Newcastle UniversityPsychology
Newcastle UniversityModern Languages and Business Studies
Norland CollegeEarly Years Development and Learning
Northumbria UniversityPsychology
Northumbria UniversityReal Estate
Northumbria UniversityEntrepreneurial Business Management
Northumbria UniversityApplied Sport and Exercise Science
Nottingham Trent UniversityWildlife Conservation
Nottingham Trent UniversityCriminology
Pearson's College, LondonBusiness Management
Queen's University, BelfastEnglish
Royal Holloway, University of LondonCriminology
UCL, London UniversityEnglish
UCL, London UniversityArchitecture
UCL, London UniversityMathematics
University of BristolAncient History
University of CambridgeNatural Sciences
University of Dundee Psychology
University of East Anglia, UEA Psychology
University of EdinburghLaw
University of GlasgowElectronics and Electrical Engineering
University of HeidelbergEconomics
University of Kent at CanterburyPsychology
University of Leeds English and Comparative Literature
University of LeedsPsychology
University of LeedsLaw
University of London in ParisInternational Politics
University of ManchesterBusiness Studies and Politics
University of ManchesterCriminology
University of ManchesterScience with integrated Foundation Year
University of ManchesterManagement (Marketing)
University of St AndrewsEnvironmental Earth Sciences
University of St AndrewsInternational Relations
University of St Andrews Chemistry
University of SurreyBusiness Economics
University of Sussex Marketing and Management
University of WarwickMathematics, Operational Research Statistics and Economics
University of WarwickGerman and History
University of WarwickEconomics
University of YorkBusiness and Management


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