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    YCIS Students Score Top in the World and Top in Hong Kong and 19 Students Obtain at Least 8As in 2017 IGCSE Exams

    School News

    15 Nov, 2017

    10 : 00

    • YCIS Year 11 students consistently bring home Top in the World and Top in Hong Kong for a range of subjects. For many years YCIS Secondary students have attained excellent results. We are delighted and proud to announce their huge success again in 2017 IGCSE exam. This year, one student achieved Top in the World and two other students won Top in Hong Kong in the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards.

      Details are as follows:

      AwardsSubjectsName of Student
      Top in the WorldForeign Language Mandarin ChineseHuang Kai-nan
      Top in Hong KongFirst Language ChineseRebecca Zhang Zhe-xing
      Design & TechnologyFung Ching-laam

      In the past eight years (2010 – 2017), YCIS students have been very consistent in attaining Top in Hong Kong in First Language Chinese for seven years, and earning Top in the World and/or Top in Hong Kong in Design and Technology for six years.

      The following table summarises our students’ outstanding results in the IGCSE exam held in May and June 2017.

      No. of As (A* & A) scored by individual studentsNo. of studentsAward winners among these studentsOutstanding Learner Awards
      113Fung Ching-laamTop in Hong Kong
      102Huang Kai-nanTop in the World
      811Rebecca Zhang Zhe-xingTop in Hong Kong

      In all individual subject exams taken by YCIS students, there are 510 grade A* and grade A awarded; even more encouraging was that 86% of the cohort obtained the awards of distinctions or merits, with 35% awarded distinction.

      Their achievements are highlighted below:

       No. of Year 11 students sat for IGCSE exams138
       No. of Distinction awards48 (35% of students)
      No. of Merit awards71 (51% of students)
       Percentage of A*- A grades 41% of all subjects taken
       Percentage of A* - C grades 86% of all subjects taken

      The students’ achievements in the IGCSE examinations are evidence of the effectiveness of YCIS’s global education approach. Congratulations go to all Year 11 students and the school for their excellent achievements. We wish them all the very best in their further studies.