Our students' results for 2017 exceeded the UK average for GCSEs (General Certificate of Secondary Education) and IGCSEs (International GCSE) with 87% students achieving 5A*- C grades and our overall pass rate was 99%, compared to the UK average of 66.3%.
The GCSE and IGCSE are internationally-respected qualifications studied by students aged 14-16 years old. Respected by employers and universities, they cover a broad range of core subjects including languages, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, creative, technical and vocational. Some of the most academically challenging qualifications currently on offer to 14-16 year old students worldwide, many candidates go on to study the International Baccalaureate.
The continued success in GCSE and IGCSE results is a testament of BISH’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.
55% of all GCSE and IGCSE grades achieved by BISH students were at the highest levels of A* or A. This is 35% higher than the 2017 UK average of 20%.