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BIS Abu Dhabi Celebrate Great Success with IGCSE Results

27 August 2020

Students at The British international School Abu Dhabi are celebrating after receiving their long-awaited IGCSE results.

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Students at The British international School Abu Dhabi are celebrating after receiving their long-awaited IGCSE results.

Students have achieved incredible results with 58% of all grades obtained at grade A or better. This significantly exceeds the UK average of 21%. Across all examinations, 96% were at grades A*-C compared to the UK average of 67%. Students of all interests and abilities have been able to demonstrate success across the whole range of subjects.

Patrick Horne, Principal at The British International School Abu Dhabi, said “These are an amazing set of results and something to be really proud of. In a year where the students had to study remotely, show resilience and adapt to a challenging situation, it is absolutely phenomenal that this year group have achieved the highest results in the school's history.”

Safa Al-Dulaimi, Hamda Alfalasi, Enora Le Moal and Sydney Rice achieved the highest results, scoring the top marks of Grade 9 or A* in every one of their subjects. With these four students and so many others achieving so highly at IGCSE this bodes very well for even greater success, as these students now begin studying their International Baccalaureate programme at the school.

The continued success in IGCSE is a testament of The British International School Abu Dhabi’s high academic standards, excellent teaching and the hard work and dedication of students. Students continue to significantly outperform UK national averages, with attainment levels increasing year-on-year.  

These IGCSE results follow fantastic results in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, in which students achieved the highest graduating results in school history. Students achieved a pass rate of 98%, well above the global average of 77.4% last year. The average point score of 35 was higher than the IB global average of 29.9 points, firmly placing The British International School Abu Dhabi alongside the leading international schools not only in the UAE, but worldwide.

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