GEMS Education’s IGCSE students celebrate outstanding results

Students from GEMS Education schools have recorded another successful year of IGCSE results after a round of challenging examinations.

Standout performances included: Jumeirah College whose students achieved an extraordinary 62 per cent of grades at A* to A, or the equivalent grades 9 to 7.

In 2017, the GEMS schools hosted a record number of students, over 1,750, who sat for their IGSCE/GCSE examinations. Once again, 40 per cent of all grades achieved across the GEMS schools were A* to A or equivalent.

The results achieved this year, surpassed 2016 English national averages. In the percentage of students achieving A* to A or equivalent grades GEMS students did better by 18 percentage points and in the percentage achieving A* to C grades or equivalent, GEMS students did better by 12 percentage points.

GEMS Education schools have once again affirmed its ability to raise the bar and attain outstanding results with 48 students receiving at least one grade 9 with eight gaining two. The new top grade 9 is designed to recognise the very highest performing students. A further 86 per cent of students achieved A* to C or equivalent in English and maths compared to 59 per cent for the UK (2016).

Overall GEMS students have recorded exceptional results in 2017. The most remarkable student performances across the GEMS schools included the following:

School

Name

Grades

GEMS Wellington International School

AKSHIT GOEL

10A*  9(2) 1 A

Jumeirah College

EBANI DHAWAN

10A* 9(2)

GEMS Wellington International School

ANUJA SAKTHI VENKATARAMANI

10A* 9(2)

Cambridge International School – Dubai

EMILE TIMOTHY ANAND

11A* 2A

The Winchester School – Jebel Ali

ALIJAEH JOSHUA APIT GO

11A* 1A

Jumeirah College

KAZAL OSHODI

9A* 9(2) 1A

Jumeirah College

ARSH BHASIN

10A* 9(1) 7(1)

Jumeirah College

SITA WILLIAMS

9A* 8(2) A

Sir Christopher Stone, Chief Education Officer, GEMS Education said: “Absolutely incredible! Once again, GEMS students have achieved excellent results through the support of their parents and the tireless dedication of our teachers. We congratulate all of our students and wish them every success in the coming years.”