Rydal Penrhos: A Level results confirmed as best ever
August 21, 2020

Year 13 pupils at Rydal Penrhos are now celebrating the school’s best-ever A Level results. 

With grade changes now confirmed by exam boards, Rydal Penrhos’ Upper Sixth Form managed to attain at 51.9 per cent pass rate at A*-A, which is the highest in the school’s history since the introduction of the A* grade and represents an increase of 30.5 per cent year on year, with 75.9% achieving A*-B grades.

Those awarded A*-C grades now stand at 90.5 per cent, which is another record and a significant rise of 30.1% from the previous year’s results.

Rydal Penrhos’ pass rate (A*-E) rose to 100 per cent for the sixth time since 2000. And the mean number of subjects passed per candidate was 3.1.

GALLERY: A Level Results Day 2020

This is a just reward for the tireless commitment each pupil has shown throughout their A Level studies at under the expert guidance and leadership of the school’s teaching staff.

Among the top-performing subjects were Mathematics, Physics, Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Art and Design, and English Literature.

This academic excellence, coupled with a diverse extra-curricular programme, university preparations and leadership opportunities, make Rydal Penrhos Sixth Form the perfect place for a pupil to achieve success, learn new skills and become fully prepared for the next stage of their journey.

John Waszek, Executive Principal of Rydal Penrhos, said: “These excellent results are a tribute to the hard work of talented young people, well taught by committed teachers and strongly supported by caring parents.

“These historic results reflect how an all-round education promotes outstanding academic results and exceptional ‘value-added’.”


Rydal Penrhos is now able to offer socially distanced tours to prospective pupils and their families.

For more information email admissions@rydalpenrhos.comprep@rydalpenrhos.com or book online at https://rydal.wpengine.com/open-days-visits.