GEMS International School Tropicana Metropark achieves record breaking IGCSE results

Posted on 18th Aug 2021 in School News, Exam results, IGCSE, Malaysia

GEMS International School Tropicana Metropark are delighted to be able to celebrate record-breaking IGCSE success with our students. The results reflect the hard work and determination shown throughout this difficult time from Year 11.

Examinations were taken in May and June of this year, under extraordinarily difficult circumstances with Malaysia under lockdown. Students, families and staff navigated road blocks, and immense personal pressure in some cases, to fully take their papers in person.

The results also reflect the support that parents have given and the tuition of our dedicated teachers, who have gone above and beyond to ensure that students achieve their very best, despite unprecedented circumstance. These are significant achievements and ones for which we are incredibly proud.

Some overall highlights from their wonderful achievements are:

  • 64% of the total grades achieved by the examination cohort were A* or A
  • 143 A* grades and 103 A grades
  • 56% of students achieved 5A*-A grades
  • 94% of students achieved at least 1 A*/ A grade
  • 94% achieved 5 A* - C inc English and Maths qualifications

Subject specific celebrations are noted with:

  • 94% of students achieved A*-A in Additional Mathematics
  • 68% of students achieved A*-A in Mathematics
  • Three students scored 99% in Mathematics and one student achieved 98% in Additional Mathematics
  • 75% of students achieved A*-A in ICT
  • 71% of students achieved A*-A in English Literature
  • 66% of students achieved A*-A in English
  • 74% of students achieved A*-A in Biology and Physics
  • 79% of students achieved A*-A in Chemistry
  • 70% of students achieved A*-A in History
  • 73% of students achieved A*-A in Economics
  • 100% of students achieved A* in Music

Mr Anthony Partington, Principal, said: “We are enormously proud of the IGCSE students and their teachers for this achievement, especially during the pandemic. They have shown great tenacity, adaptability, as well as superb academic excellence. This is another record breaking set of results of which we are immensely proud.”

Mrs Fleming, Head of Secondary, said: “The results are a credit to the hard work and commitment of our students and staff. It has been an incredibly challenging 18 months for this group of students, however, this shows our students are resilient and determined to achieve. Congratulations to everyone on their excellent achievements. We look forward to continuing study through A Level with some students and wish those who are moving on the very best of luck in their new adventures.”

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