Students at GEMS International Schools in the UAE have performed very well in the 2013 A-level examinations. 31 per cent of students have received A*-A, which is higher than the UK National Average of 26.3 per cent this year. 99 per cent of students achieved A* - E across the GEMS Schools offering the National Curriculum for England.
Jumeirah College has obtained the school’s best ever results, with 44 per cent of students receiving A*-A and 78 per cent receiving A*- B. Yousef Qureshi achieved the highest results at Jumeirah College, with 5 A*’s and 1 A.
The Cambridge High School, Abu Dhabi has also obtained great results this year. 31 per cent of students received A*-A, while 57 per cent received A* - B.
“I am very proud of all of our school results this year, especially those from Jumeirah College. All students have done exceptionally well. Their hard work as well as the hard work of the teachers and the combined support of parents has ensured this success,” said Fiona Cottam, former Principal of Jumeirah College and current Director of International School, GEMS Education.
The new Principal of the College, Mr Simon O’Connor joined in his congratulations of the students and said, “These superb results are a true reflection of the excellence of the College and I look forward to working with our students, staff and parents in the years ahead to continue the excellence of the GEMS network”.