Stellar examination results for student at the British Vietnamese International School in IGCSE

September 05, 2018 | 10:12
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For the third year running, students at the British Vietnamese International School (BVIS) have gained results that have exceeded the UK average for IGCSEs (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) with 92 per cent students achieving 5 A*- C grades (including Maths and English).
stellar examination results for student at the british vietnamese international school in igcse

IGCSE certificate presentation evening

"This is a tremendous achievement for the students and their teachers. For the third consecutive year, results have been excellent, providing them with a great foundation to entry into the International A Level studies programme and later into the world’s best universities," Mark Sayer, principal of the British Vietnamese International School Hanoi said. "Students here at BVIS continue to benefit from innovative and experienced teaching that leads to exceptional outcomes. These results are again solid evidence of the success of our bilingual approach, something very dear to us all and at the very core of our school."

The IGCSE examinations provide internationally-respected qualifications studied by students aged 14-16 years old. Respected world-wide by all high-quality universities, they cover a broad range of subjects including languages, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, computer science and more.

The IGCSE is one of the most academically challenging qualifications currently on offer to 14-16 year-old students worldwide, before they embark on the International A Levels.

The continued success in IGCSE results is a testament to British Vietnamese International School’s high academic standards, excellent teaching and the hard work and dedication of students. Students continue to excel and outperform UK national averages.

  • 46.3 per cent of all GCSE and IGCSE grades achieved by British Vietnamese International Schoolstudents achievedthe highest grades of A* or A. This is 26 per cent higher than the 2017-18 UK average of 20 per cent;
  • The percentage of our students achieving five A* - C grades, including English and Maths at GCSE and IGCSE, has risen from 88 per cent to 92 per cent, significantly outperforming last year’s UK average;
  • 14.3 per cent of our students achieved all A*/A grades;
  • The following subjectsachieved a 100 per cent pass rate: Additional Mathematics, Computer Science, English (First Language), English Literature, Geography. Early entry Mathematics and Music both excelled with 100 per cent of grades being classified as A* and A grades.
stellar examination results for student at the british vietnamese international school in igcse
IGCSE results table of British Vietnamese International School Hanoi

Nord Anglia Education’s I/GCSE results at a glance:

  • 1,659 Nord Anglia Education students took the I/GCSEs in 2018, from 31 NAE schools around the world.
  • 50 per cent of all I/GCSE grades achieved by NAE students were A* or A (or equivalent). This is two and a half times the 2018 UK average of 20.5 per cent.
  • 90.2 per cent of students’ grades were A* to C (or equivalent). This is 23 per cent higher than the UK average of 66.9 per cent. This is the first year that NAE’s group average has risen above 90 per cent.
  • For six consecutive years, NAE students have exceeded the UK average of A* or A grades and A* to C grades.

The British Vietnamese International School is the first of its kind in Vietnam with a unique license to offer an international curriculum with full bilingual development both in English and mother tongue.

At BVIS students (aged 2-18) follow a combination of British National Curriculum, the International Early Years and Primary Curriculum model up to Year 6. In Year 10, students begin CAIE International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE).

In Year 12 and 13, students study for the International A Levels leading to entry into world’s finest university of their choices.

By Anh Hong

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