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The Duke of York's Royal Military School

A co-educational boarding school for students aged 11-18

Exam Results

We are a non-selective award-winning school (SSAT 2020) placed in the top 2% of schools in England for GCSE and top 25% for A levels. Supervised prep, Saturday morning lessons and proactively encouraging each and every student to achieve the very best they can ensures we maintain a high academic standard.

Department for Education Performance Data


Our 2020-21 GCSE results saw a 25% increase in the number of students gaining Grades 7-9 at GCSE including English, Maths, and Science.

Outstanding individual success includes Ben, who secured eight Grade 9, one Grade 8; Noming with seven Grade 9, one Grade 8, one Grade 7; Sydnee gained five Grade 9, three Grade 8, one Grade 7; Archie with four Grade 9, four Grade 8, one Grade 7; Prashanta gained four Grade 9, four Grade 8, one Grade 7; Hanniel with four Grade 9, three Grade 8, two Grade 7.

Twenty students have been offered academic scholarships to study A Levels at the School. Furthermore, additional scholarships have been offered to external applicants as DOYRMS continues to grow its Sixth Form.

The School continues to be in the top 2% of schools nationally for progress based on the Department for Education ‘Progress 8’ formula.

The DfE data is found by clicking here - please be aware the figures exclude a third of our students because they did not complete KS2 SATS.


KS5 (A Level)

Our Sixth Form remains in the top 25% nationally. In 2020-21 students averaged a grade B+ at A Level and Distinction at BTEC – figures shown on the DfE website are based on 2018-19 data. 66% of grades awarded were A*-B.

England’s only state full-boarding school is particularly pleased 80% of students will be going to university to continue their education, 12% into the military and 8% to employment or apprenticeships.

Outstanding success includes: Ruth Adewole with A*A*A*A* in English Literature, French History and EPQ; Guido Rowe with A* Geography, A* History, A* Religious Studies, A* EPQ; and Sebastian Brown with A* Chemistry, A* Maths, A* Physics, A* EPQ. Ruth will read Law at Cambridge; for Guido it is Politics and History at London School of Economics; and Sebastian will read Economics and Finance at University College London.







At The Duke of York's Royal Military School we pride ourselves on the amazing results our students achieve thanks to our outstanding learning support network.

For details of our admissions process, click here


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