13 Aug, 2015
10 : 00
Students of YCIS – Secondary once again proved their academic excellence with another year of outstanding accomplishments in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations. In 2015, four YCIS students received straight As (A* and A) in ELEVEN subjects and four other students received TEN straight As (A* and A).
An encouraging number of students achieved grades of A* or A. it is even more impressive that 88% of students earned the awards of distinction and merit.Their major achievements were listed as follows:
|No. of Year 11 students sat for IGCSE exams||121|
|No. of Distinction awards||51|
|No. of Merit awards||55|
|No. of students who obtained 8 or more A* or A||27|
|No. of students who obtained 7 or more A* or A||34|
|No. of students who obtained 6 or more A* or A||41|
|Percentage of A*- A grades||45% of all subjects taken|
In addition, YCIS students also claimed Top in the World and Top in Hong Kong awards in the June 2014 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards, which recognise exceptional learners. Details are as follows:
|Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards 2014||Subjects|
|Top in the World||Design and Technology|
|Top in Hong Kong||First Language Chinese|
The scores achieved in these examinations further prove the effectiveness of YCIS’s global education approach. Congratulations must go to all students for the fantastic achievement and all those within the YCIS community wish them well for their further study in the IB Diploma Programme.