One of the weaknesses of the league table culture is its tendency to focus on statistics and to disregard context. An education at St Paul’s is not about percentages of A grades or whatever. It is about fostering a sense of scholarship far beyond the examined curriculum and about providing diverse extra-curricular opportunities. We have helped the overwhelming majority of Paulines to achieve their personal aims; it is the people we care about, not just the statistics.
Since 2008, we have not allowed our results, good though they were, to be released for the compilation of the August league tables in the media. We believe that raw statistics are not an accurate guide to the quality of education available in a school, and schools which would otherwise tend to top the league tables are in a unique position to take a lead in undermining them.
Once all appeals have been heard (usually in November), we formally publish our results here. You can access our latest published set of exam results below.
St Paul’s tops all competitors at A level and maintains its exceptional record of Oxbridge and US university offers. More
This year, the forum discussed climate change, raising money to encourage young people’s understanding of the environment. More
Joe Benton, the youngest Pauline ever to be selected for the UK team, won silver. More
This year’s public exam results are again outstanding. More
Exceptional results from a record number of pupils entering this year’s competition. More
Nicolas Weninger was highly commended for his essay on the hydrogen economy. More
Our team’s performance was rewarded with a distinction. More
Joe Benton won a bronze medal and came second in the UK team. More
This year, 69 boys competed and all received recognition. More
Our third science conference saw 25 schools take part. More