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IGCSE Results 2018

IGCSE Results 2018

Congratulations to our first cohort of Al Basma Grade 10 students who entered the IGCSEs in summer 2018.

After only four years of operation we are particularly proud of our students' achievements and look forward to our current Grade 10 results in summer 2019 as most of the children will complete the full 5 year KS3 and KS4 English National Curriculum course, having been at Al Basma since Grade 6.

We are sure you will join us in congratulating our students who matched or exceeded UK GCSE figures in many measures. We welcome them to Grade 11 and wish them well with their AS and A Level courses. 

Our highest achieving student, Khaled Waleed achieved 7 A and A* grades, Faris Firmansiyah and Mohammed Barazi both achieved 5 A and A* grades while Mariam Abouelfetouh achieved 6 A and A* grades and Meera Yasser achieved 4 A and A* grades. Congratulations to those students whose dedication and hard work ranked them with the highest performers in the GCSEs in the UK.

The headline UK figure of 5 or more A* - C grades including English and Maths was achieved by 55% of Al Basma students, matching the UK figure.

98% of all Al Basma students achieved A*- E in Maths

100% of all Al Basma students achieved a grade E or above in English

75% of all Al Basma students achieved a C or above in English and Math

55% of all Al Basma students achieved a B or above in English and Math

86% of all Al Basma students achieved grade C in one or more subject

75% of all Al Basma students achieved grade B in one or more subject

41% of all Al Al Basma students achieved grade A or A* in one or more subject

Our Grade 10 students were 93% English as an additional language, we are particularly proud of the 19 students (66%) who were entered for English first Language and English literature. Of these students:

100% achieved A*- D in both English Language and English Literature

89% achieved A*- C in English First Language and English Literature

68% achieved A*- B in English First Language and English Literature

32% achieved A- A* grades in English First Language and English Literature

Our students surpassed UK figures for all grades in English Language and English Literature:

 

English Language

English Literature

 

10 students (33%) were entered for English Second Language

10% achieved A- A*

70% achieved A*- C

100% achieved A*- E

In total 83% of all students achieved an A* - C grade in an English iGCSE and 69% achieved A*-B 

All 29 students were entered for Maths

98% achieved A*- E

75% achieved A*- C

62% achieved A*- B

31% achieved A*- A

Our students surpassed UK figures for all grades E and above in Maths

Mathematics

20 students were entered for Chemistry

75% achieved A*- C 

60% achieved A*- B 

35% achieved A*- A

Of the 20 children entered for three sciences 68% achieved A*- C in all three and 55% achieved A*- B in all three sciences.

75% achieved A*- C in at least two sciences exceeding UK figures by 20% 

35% achieved A*- A in at least two sciences exceeding UK figures by 30%

55% of all children achieved one C or above in a science subject

In other subjects Art and Computer Science results were particularly pleasing:

In Art 100% of students achieved D or above and 66% achieved C or above 

In Computer Science 100% of students achieved E or above with 72% achieving C or above and 36% achieving B or above

Whilst we are very proud of these achievements, the students having only completed 4 years of the 5 year course, as a school and a student body we strive to be the best and will use these outcomes as a benchmark for future cohorts to build upon and exceed