Following the publication of our excellent IB Diploma results it is time to congratulate our Year 11 students on their recent IGCSE results; our high achieving students once again produced grades that would not only rival attainment in a similar school but would surpass.
Internationally-respected, the IGCSE examinations are the most academically challenging courses currently on offer to 14-16 year old students worldwide. The full two-year programme features a combination of coursework and written examinations that fully test our students’ abilities. Students will generally a complete a wide range of courses. Upon passing these courses they are awarded qualifications in a full range of core subjects including Languages, Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts and Design and Mathematics.
Top universities around the world look to these qualifications as an extra benchmark of performance when considering applications. They are also regarded as the perfect foundation for the IB Diploma.
2019 BSB IGCSE examinations in numbers
427 examination entries were made, of these:
- 45.9% of all grades awarded were A*- A, again significantly above the UK average of 20%.
- 87.4% of grades were in the A* - C range.
- 65.8% of grades awarded were in the A* - B range, demonstrating a real depth of high performance across all subjects.
- 92.6% of our students achieved the benchmark figure of 5 or more A* - C, this compares with 67% in the UK.
The results above show a rise in all key indicators for the third successive year.