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Felsted is in the Top 20 UK International Baccalaureate Schools

By April 2, 2024No Comments

Exceptional International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma scores achieved by sixth formers at Felsted School in north Essex in 2023 have resulted in the school being named in the top 20 for IB in the country.

Rankings are published by and, which take into account scores achieved by IB Diploma candidates around the world.

There was a 100% IB pass rate at Felsted in 2023, and nearly a third of Felsted’s IB candidates achieved a world-class score of 40 points or more out of a possible 45, which is equivalent to four A*s at A Level. 63% achieved more than 35 points, equivalent to two A*s and one A at A Level. The scores of all Felsted candidates exceeded the global and UK averages: Felsted candidates averaged 36.2 points, while the global average is 30.2 and the UK average is 34.6. 

Scoring a remarkable 43 out of 45 points, Felsted’s top two IB achievers in 2023 were Alexandra Carson and Lukas Wacker. Felsted’s 2023 IB cohort have secured places at some of the world’s top universities, including Durham, St Andrew’s, King’s College London, Bristol, Warwick, IE Madrid and Boston, read more about individual achievements here

“This is an extremely impressive set of results by a hardworking group of students,” said Felsted’s Head, Chris Townsend. “The IB is a broad and very rigorous qualification and is excellent preparation for education at the world’s best universities and for our students’ future global careers.”

Felsted IB candidates benefit from the balance the programme provides, developing their understanding and skills beyond the academic curriculum.

Source/photo credit: Felsted School