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    YCIS Students Achieve Excellent Results in 2021 IGCSE Exams

    School News

    12 Aug, 2021

    10 : 00

    • One of five top scorers has earned straight 10A*s

      Yew Chung International School (YCIS) of Hong Kong is delighted to announce outstanding achievements in this year’s International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) results amid disruption caused by the global pandemic coupled with fundamental changes made to the teaching and learning modes in the past two years. The School is pleased to see the hard work of both students and teachers have clearly paid off, with students rewarded with excellent exam results.

      The School expresses its heartfelt congratulations to their Year 11 students for their IGCSE results, which were announced on 12 August. A total of 5 students received 10 A’s (A* and A). One student, Yiu Ho Lam, achieved straight 10A*s among these top-notch students. Another 18 students obtained 9 or more A* or A’s while other YCIS students also received encouraging results in the IGCSE exams.

      Among the 100 students who registered for the exams, 89% were awarded a distinction or merit.

      In the exams held in May and June 2021:

      • 5 students received 10 A’s (A* and A) with 1 student achieved straight A*s
      • 18 students obtained 9 A’s (A* and A);

      The achievements of the 2021 cohort are highlighted below:

      • of Year 11 students who sat for the IGCSE exams: 100
      • of Distinction awards: 51
      • of Merit awards: 38
      • Percentage of A*- A grades = 54% of all subjects taken
      • Percentage of A* - C grades = 88% of all subjects taken

      “This has been another challenging year for our students here at YCIS, due to the pandemic. Once again, our students have shown their resilience and strength of character. Due to our unique learning approach and the Learning Communities environment we have provided for them, both physically and virtually, our students have been able to achieve the scores they so rightly deserve.” said Mr. Martin Scott, Education Director and Executive Principal at YCIS Hong Kong.