How GEMS Education pupils fared in their GCSE exams

GEMS schools hosted a record 2,800 students who sat over 17,700 IGSCE/GCSE examinations in the UAE
How GEMS Education pupils fared in their GCSE exams
By Sam Bridge
Thu 22 Aug 2019 01:42 PM

Students from 16 GEMS Education schools have recorded another successful year of GCSE results, the Dubai-based education operator said on Thursday.

It said in a statement that GEMS schools hosted a record 2,800 students who sat over 17,700 IGSCE/GCSE examinations.

Across the GEMS network, 357 students achieved the highest ‘9’ grade with 46 percent of students achieved at least an A* grade across all schools.

Of all grades achieved across the GEMS schools, 20 percent were at A* (9-8) and 67 percent were A*-B (9-5).

The company added that Jumeirah College achieved 78 grade 9s and 95 percent of grades at A*-B while GEMS Wellington International School achieved 89 percent of grades a A*-B.
   
GEMS Wellington Silicon Oasis scored 84 percent of grades at A*-B and 53 percent of students achieving a grade 9 while GEMS Wellington Academy recorded 82 percent of grades at A*-B.
   
Wesgreen International School, Sharjah reported 75 percent of grades at A*-B, GEMS Metropole said one in five students achieved a grade 9 and 64 percent of grades at A*-C while the Westminster School Dubai achieved 60 percent of grades at A*-B.

Sir Christopher Stone, global chief education officer of GEMS Education said: “I would like to congratulate all of our students upon their outstanding results in both their IGCSE and GCSE Results.

"These reflect, not only the hard work and determination of these young people but, also, the dedication of our staff and the wonderful support and encouragement they are given by their parents. We wish all our young people every continued success in their future endeavours.”

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