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Leavers' Destinations

Former Sherfield School students have gone on to study at an impressive range of universities and colleges including Oxford, Queen Mary's London, Imperial College London, Kings College London, Exeter, Chichester, Coventry, Reading, Newcastle, UCL, Bath, Bristol, Durham, Birmingham, Sheffield, Nottingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Portsmouth, Loughborough and Southampton. International universities include Monash in Melbourne, Australia, Istanbul, KyAMK, Finland and the United States.

This year our students have gone on to study Computer Science, Project Management for Construction, Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics at UCL. Electronic Engineering at King's College London. History and Criminology at University of Exeter. Computer Science at University of Nottingham. Modern Languages at University of Bath. Mechanical Engineering at University of Southampton and Newcastle. Civil Engineering and Financial Mathematics at University of Sheffield.

See below for a map of our Leavers' Destinations.


A Level Exams Results 2020

Over 50% of grades were recorded at A*

90% of grades recorded at A* or A

Sherfield School is the school of choice for A Level study with outstanding performance across Year 13 this year. 

Students at Sherfield School recorded the best results in the history of the school. Over 50% of grades were recorded at A*, with 90% of grades recorded at A* or A, demonstrating once again that Sherfield is the place for serious Post 16 study. 

Top performers include Kevin, Jimmy, Will Q and Will U with A*, A* and A*, and Ian, Jonny and Frank with A*, A*, A grades.  University destinations include UCL for Mathematics, and Project Management and Construction, Bath University for Spanish and Russian and University of Sheffield for Financial Management and Mathematics.  Other destinations currently held by students include Exeter, Nottingham, Queen Mary and Southampton.  

Ms Seamark, Head of Sixth Form is thrilled with the results, “I am delighted with the excellent results achieved by our students, which are testimony to their hard work and dedication, as well as the exceptional support given by their teachers. It has been such a pleasure to support all of the Year 13 students through their final year of A-Level study and see so many gain places at the top universities in the country.

We are absolutely thrilled with the A-level results this year. As a school, we are proud of the individual and collective achievements of all our students and wish them every success in their future endeavours.” Nick Brain, Headmaster


GCSE Exam Results 2020


55% papers graded A* (9-8)

70% papers graded A* - A (9-7)

100% Pass Rate A* - C (9-4)

We were delighted to see so many smiles and tears of joy as students picked up their GCSE results. The academic and pastoral staff have been supporting their students through this unsettling time and they are immensely proud of how they have adapted and all they have achieved. Here are a few of the students behind the results.

Alice S achieved an impressive 11 Grade 9s. Alice started Sherfield School 15 years ago in the Nursery. Hannah achieved an outstanding 10 Grade 9s. Alice W did amazingly well and has achieved 8 Grade 9s and 2 Grade 8s. Megan's hard work paid off as she achieved 5 Grade 9s and 5 Grade 8s. Alice S, Hannah, Alice W and Megan have all been House Captains this year and displayed exceptional leadership skills.  

Emily achieved an impressive 6 Grade 9s, 3 Grade 8s and 1 Grade 7. Omid has achieved a tremendous 4 Grade 9s, 5 Grade 8s and 1 Grade 7. Tilly has worked exceptionally hard and has achieved 1 Grade 9, 3 Grade 8s, 3 Grade 7s and 1 Grade 5. Tilly is a very talented Equestrian rider and artist. India has achieved her first GCSE at the end of Year 8 - a Grade 9. An exceptional achievement at just 13 years old.

Results are just a snapshot of performance. We aspire to create well-rounded individuals and what we are most proud of is the resilience and versatility the students have all shown.

“Following all the pressures of the Covid-19 pandemic and media coverage of examination results, it’s wonderful to be able to focus on the individual success of each and every student at Sherfield.  All the achievements of our students are very well deserved and are testament to their hard work, commitment and dedication not just recently but throughout their school careers at Sherfield.” Nick Brain, Headmaster

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