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    Outstanding 2019 GCSE Results

    Outstanding 2019 GCSE Results

    Today, Brighton College Abu Dhabi’s pupils and parents celebrate another year of outstanding GCSE results, which will now open doors for the pupils to a world of possibilities that include studying for their A levels and higher education. This year’s results add to Brighton’s consistent and unwavering top marks for GCSE results, putting them in the category of best performing schools in the UAE.

    Brighton College’s pupils have risen to the challenge of a more rigorous GCSE system and have worked tirelessly to reach their potential. The remarkable results achieved across a wide range of subjects reflects the pupils hard work and unwavering commitment, and are a combined outcome of, 24% Grade 9, 47% Grade 9 - 8 (A*), 72% Grade 9 - 7 (A*-A), 89% Grade 9-6 (A* - B), 99% Grade 9 - 4 (A*-C).

    High achieving pupils who are celebrating top level grades this year include the following pupils.

    Ismael Ibrahim Iranzo                         9 Grade 9s, 1 A*

    Ines Shammah                                    9 Grade 9s, 1 A*

    Matilde Fulfaro                                   8 Grade 9s, 3 A*

    Charlotte Stoll                                      8 Grade 9s, 1 Grade 8, 3 A*    

    Sirine Messaikeh                                  6 Grade 9s, 1 Grade 8, 1 Grade 7, 1 A*

    Cara Easton                                         6 Grade 9s, 2 Grade 8s, 1 Grade 7, 1 A*

    Sindhuja Renganathan                         5 Grade 9s, 2 Grade 8s, 1 Grade 7, 1 A*

    Simon Corns, Head Master of Brighton College Abu Dhabi said, “Once again, I am absolutely delighted with our pupils’ outstanding GCSEs. Year on year they consistently produce spectacular results and we celebrate their success. I am particularly pleased to see that our Value-Added score shows that on average pupils have achieved +1.5, so a grade and a half above expectations (+1.4 last year); +1.72 in STEM subjects alone. The impact of fantastic teaching and learning is clear for all to see. My thanks go to all the teachers, pupils and their parents for the wonderful teamwork that has led to this achievement. Pupils have done this alongside raising over 15,000 AED for charity, helping at the special Olympics, and participating in a breath-taking range of co-curricular activities at Brighton College Abu Dhabi.”

    Emma Parsons, Head of Years 7 – 11 said, “We are delighted that once again our pupils’ results have exceeded our expectations and we are celebrating their achievements today. The fact that almost half of all GCSE grades scored either 9 or 8 demonstrates that the pupils hard work and determination has paid dividends. We are incredibly proud of all our pupils and the commitment and the dedication of our teaching staff is outstanding. Well done all!”