The Thomas Hardye School
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Examination Results - 2007

2007 has been another fantastic year for results for Students studying at The Thomas Hardye School. The excellent results at both GCSE and A level speak for themselves and place us as the top performing comprehensive school in the South West of England. What makes these results even more amazing are the fact that The Thomas Hardye School is a comprehensive school in the truest sense of the word. Here in Dorchester we provide a place of learning that offers the best education for every student in our care. We are not selective and everyone at The Thomas Hardye School has a right to equal respect and consideration and to an education which offers them every opportunity to fulfil their potential.

Students at Thomas Hardye have achieved outstanding results in the GCSEs

Thirteen students achieved eighteen of the top marks in England in curriculum subjects including RE, English Literature and Mathematics.

79% of all students also gained 5 or more A* to C grades.

Mathematics and History lead the way with Mathematics gaining 140 of the top A*/A grades and History 121.  French, History, English and Design Technology also gained substantial numbers of A*/A results.

Two students gained 13 A* grades and many of the others gained very large numbers of the top grades. Students studying English Literature gained 8 of the top marks in England, 5 in Religous Education and 5 in Mathematics.

Once again the School is keen to stress the depth of quality in its results. As the school for all students in Dorchester these results indicate its success in achieving the best for every student in its care.


The Thomas Hardye School Achieves Exceptional A Level Results

Students at The Thomas Hardye School have achieved exceptional results at A Level with an overall pass rate of 99% in the GCE Advanced Level Examinations. Once again the results were well above the national average.

78% of all grades were A - C and 26% of all grades were the top A Grade.

29 Subjects gained a 100% pass rate. Particular highlights included:

  • 50 A Grades in Mathematics
  • 32 A Grades in English
  • 14 A Grades in Chemistry
  • 9 A Grades in Physics
  • 12 A Grades in Biology

The School is especially proud of its achievments in Mathematics and Science which are quite exceptional and buck all national trends. It also continues to be one of the most successful state schools for entries to Oxford and Cambridge.


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The Thomas Hardye School
Queens Avenue, Dorchester. Dorset. DT1 2ET
Telephone: 0044 (0)1305 266064
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