Kings’ school Al Barsha GCSE results: 92% achieve A*-C grades
At Kings’ school Al Barsha GCSE results are finally in. Ninety-two percent have achieved A*-C grades in the school’s 2017 GCSE results.
Students performed best overall in English Literature, Arabic and History, where all students achieved A*, A or B grades.
Overall 44% achieved A* or A grades across all subjects, with 70% achieving A*-B grades across all subjects.
Excellent results were also achieved by some of the younger students at the school, with 77 per cent of selected Year 10 students achieving the top marks of 8 and 9 in the new and more rigorous Maths GCSE exam. Another excellent mathematics performance came from Rehman Oomer in Year 8, who achieved an A grade in his Maths AS Level.
The school first opened in 2014, and this year’s class were the school’s inaugural GCSE class.
Alan Williamson, Director of Education at Kings’ Schools and Principal at Kings’ School Al Barsha commented: “I am extremely pleased that the hard work and efforts of our pupils has been reflected in these outstanding results. Achieving excellent results at GCSE level is a great foundation upon which young people can build future success at A-level, at university, and in their chosen careers.”
“These results are a testament to our students’ drive, determination, and careful preparation, as well as the caliber of the Schools’ teachers. This has given our students the foundation they need to thrive in Sixth Form, and I look forward to seeing their further success at A Level. Our new Sixth Form aims to provide students with a complete and 360-degree educational experience, so that they may graduate as academically successful, well-rounded and mature young adults who are ready to conquer whatever the future may hold,” Williamson said.
Kings’ school Al Barsha GCSE results : High achievers
Kings’ Education further reported outstanding performances from individual students at Kings’ School Al Barsha. High flyers included Michael Kamal Rizk, 16, who with his eight A*, one A and a 9 in Maths, will continue his studies at Kings’ Sixth Form, which follows the A-Level programme. He said: “When I received my results I was speechless; I really didn’t know what to think. I am absolutely delighted.”
Rhali Attar, Head Boy, gained an impressive 10 GCSEs, achieving 4 A*s, 4 As, 1 B and a 9 in Maths. In addition, Rhali also achieved an A grade in his AS Level French, which he took a year early, in addition to his GCSE subjects. Rhali said: “I’m so happy with my results; they’re everything I hoped for!”
Millie McElroy gained nine GCSEs: five A*s, three As and an 8 in Maths. Overjoyed with her results, she commented: “I could not have wished for better results and I am so grateful to all of my teachers for their help.”
Like Michael, both students have chosen to commence their A Level studies at Kings’ Sixth Form.
Kings’ School Al Barsha will open for Sixth Form entry to Year 12 in the academic year 2017-18, where students will have a large selection of A Level Qualifications to choose from, including all the subjects presently available at GCSE level.