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    YCIS Student Received 10A*s and Thrived in 2019 IGCSE Exams

    School News

    15 Aug, 2019

    10 : 00

    • Hong Kong, August 16, 2019 – Congratulations to the Year 11 students on their International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) results announced today. Three students achieved 10A*/As. Four students scored 9A*/As. Another 9 students scored A* or A in 8 subjects. Other YCIS’s students have also received remarkable results in the IGCSE exams.

      Among the 121 students registering for the exams, 93% of them were awarded distinctions or merits.

      In the exams held in May and June 2019:

      • 3 of our students received straight A’s (A* and A) in TEN subjects;
      • 4 students received NINE A’s (A* and A);
      • 9 students obtained EIGHT A’s (A* and A);

      Their achievements are highlighted below:

      No. of Year 11 students sat for IGCSE exams = 121

      No. of Distinction awards = 38

      No. of Merit awards = 74

      Percentage of A*- A grades = 40% of all subjects taken

      Percentage of A* - C grades = 88% of all subjects taken

      Executive Principal Martin Scott said, “Congratulations to all the Year 11 students and the school for their excellent achievements. Such results symbolize the success and commitment of YCIS’s unique educational approach in nurturing academically able students with bilingual proficiency, global and multi-cultural mindset and prepare them for the challenges in the 21st century. It is the collective efforts of the School, students, teachers and parents. We look forward to further developing and equipping our students as they move onto the IB Diploma Programme and further studies, and wish them all the very best.”