Brighton College

Emirati pupils excel with their best ever GCSE Grades

Brighton College Al Ain pupils continue to perform at a very high level and are celebrating another year of excellent GCSE results, with the school’s Emirati pupils excelling with their best ever GCSE grades.

Following the school’s outstanding A Level results which were announced last week, the overall pass rate for GCSE exams this year for grades 9-4 was an impressive 98%.

Consistently included in the UAE’s best performing schools, 42% of exams taken this year by Brighton College Al Ain students resulted in top grades 9-8, and 61% of exams taken resulted in grades 9-7.

Brighton College Al Ain pupils who achieved outstanding GCSE grades this year include the following:

Sara Kidher : 8 Grade 9’s, 1 Grade 7

Isaac White: 7 Grade 9’s, 1 Grade 8

Laila Dawelbeit:7 Grade 9’s, 2 Grade 8’s

Jana Abdel Aty: 6 Grade 9’s, 1 Grade 8, 2 Grade 7’s

Shaikha Aisha AlDhaheri: 2 Grade 9’s, 4 Grade 8’s, 1 Grade 7, 1 Grade 5

Fadel Alshamsi: 3 Grade 9’s, 2 Grade 8’s, 1 Grade, 3 Grade 6’s

Headmaster, Dr Ken Greig said: “This has been an extremely difficult year for our exam groups, but I’m pleased that the awarding bodies have finally placed their trust in Centre Assessed Grades. The hard work done by pupils and their teachers has resulted in yet another superb set of results which give our pupils an excellent basis for success at A Level, and beyond at University.’

‘I am particularly pleased for our Emirati pupils, who overall achieved 96% at grades 9-4 and 64% 9-7 which is a record for us. We are proud to have some of the highest achieving Emirati pupils in the country at the College and I look forward to watching their continued progress. It’s an exciting time for young Emiratis, who are growing up in one of the most dynamic and innovative countries in the world. With a Brighton education they have the best possible start.’

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