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Felsted School Achieves Excellent International Baccalaureate Diploma Results for 2024  

By July 9, 2024No Comments
Felsted is delighted to announce excellent results in the 2024 IB Diploma Programme.  

Following last year’s International Baccalaureate Diploma scores, Felsted was named a Top 20 UK IB School by; this year’s cohort have continued to prove successful, achieving an average points score of almost 35 points out of 45, exceeding the global average of 30.3 and in line with the UK average of 34.6.

58% of Felsted’s IB candidates achieved more than 34 points, equivalent to two A*s and one A at A Level and 17% achieved a world-class score of above 40 points, which is equivalent to four A*s at A Level.  

With such impressive results, this year’s cohort have secured places at some of the world’s top universities, including Oxford, Durham, Edinburgh and University of Amsterdam.   “This is an excellent set of results from a really special group of students,” comments Felsted’s Head, Chris Townsend. “These achievements will open the door to the world’s top universities and careers – we wish them every success as they move on to their next stage of education or into the workplace”.  

Felsted’s top scoring IB candidates   

Felsted’s highest achievers with a top score of 43 points (out of a total of 45), were prefects Jemima Leigh and Isabel Wadley.  

Full boarder Jemima, a Sports, Academic and Art Scholar, studied Higher Levels in Economics, French and English, and Standard Levels in Italian, Maths and Biology. Jemima will be heading to Edinburgh to study French and Business, commenting; “I joined in Year 5 and have loved my time at Felsted; my key highlights have been all of the academic and sports trips, namely the New York economics trip, in addition to the House singing competition, and of course a three year unbeaten run for our hockey team. Winning the Italian Prize at Speech Day was also a significant accomplishment. Looking to the future, I hope to go on to a career in the international business sector in France – however not limiting my options just yet!”

Sports Scholar, Isabel, has been at Felsted since Reception and was also one of Felsted’s top achievers for exceptional GCSE grades. For her IB Diploma, Isabel studied Higher Levels in History, English and Economics, and Standard Levels in Maths, Biology and Spanish. Isabel will be heading to Durham University to study International Relations, she commented; “I’m very much looking forward to my next challenge at university and will take so many happy memories with me from Felsted, including playing for the 1st Team in Hockey and being part of the winning U16 Team at the National Championships, playing for the 1st Team in Netball and being awarded the Bramston Prize for Biology at Speech Day”.  


Felsted’s IB candidates benefit from the balance the programme provides, developing their understanding and skills beyond the academic curriculum, with a fundamental element of the diploma programme being ‘Creativity, Activity, Service’ (CAS) – ensuring pupils grow into well rounded individuals by broadening their experience.