Putney High School achieves best grades in eight years

Putney High School is celebrating near-record A*s at A-level with 29% at the highest grade – the best in eight years. 


Results inlude:

  • More than two thirds of entries at A* or A grade.
  • 92% of entries at A* – B
  • 9 students achieved a clean sweep of at least three A*s
  • 10 students have secured places at Oxford or Cambridge Universities

Putney High students will be going on to study a range of courses around the world from Aeronautics and Astronautics to Physics with Philosophy and from Fashion Pattern Cutting to Management with Innovation, Medicine and Natural Sciences. Destinations include Oxford and Cambridge Universities, Durham, University of Southern California, the Royal Academy of Music and Central St Martins.

Students achieved at the highest levels across a range of subjects:

  • Once again all Mandarin Pre-U students achieved at the highest, D1 level.
  • All students of Music achieved 100% A* as did all students of History of Art.
  • Subjects achieving 100% A*A include Design Technology, Business and Management, German, Greek and PE.
  • Drama (80% A*A)
  • Economics (78% A*A)
  • French (89% A*A)
  • Geography (81% A*A),
  • Further Mathematics (80% A*A)
  • English Literature (75% A*A)


Headmistress, Suzie Longstaff said, “I am extremely proud of everyone. It never ceases to amaze me just how much Putney pupils are capable of. These students have not only excelled in their studies at the highest academic levels, they have done so while putting in enormous commitment in sports, music, and an extraordinary array of other interests at the same time. Well done to you all and thank you to parents for all of their support.”