Bedford Girls’ School achieved an excellent set of International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme results last term. With an average score of 37.5 points, the students exceeded the international average of 29.8 points.
Six students recorded over 40 points, out of a possible 45, and three students achieved an impressive 43 points, placing them in the top one per cent of IB students worldwide.
Three students – Rebecca Swaney, Juliet Allen and Esther Platt (pictured left to right) have achieved the required points to take up Oxbridge places, whilst their peers are accepting places at leading universities.
Headmistress Jo MacKenzie, said: “I am thrilled with the results and extremely proud of our students. The IB diploma is a rigorous qualification which demands huge dedication and hard work from the students and their teachers. These strong results reflect how, with this degree of commitment, our girls are able to attain high levels of achievement.”