TERM 1 REVIEW 2019-20

Shrewsbury students improve even further on last year's incredible A*/A percentage



· 1167 Exams taken by 113 students

· 70% A*/A (7+ equivalent)

· 98% A*-C (4+ equivalent)

· Nearly 1 in 5 students score straight A*/A grades

· Nearly  1 in 3 students score 7+ A*s grades

Congratulations to Shrewsbury’s 113 iGCSE students who collected their final set of examination results today, confirming an improvement on last year’s already exceptional results with 70% examinations scoring the top A*/A grades (7+ equivalent).

Results were strong across the year group, with 98% exams scoring A*-C grades, nearly a third of students scoring 7+ A*s, and at the very top end, nearly one fifth of the entire cohort scoring straight A*/A grades.

Leading the way with 12 straight A* grades each were Tanai (Prompt) Chotanaphuti, Bhumikorn (Bhu) Kongtaveelert and Petra Pongsudhirak, accompanied by Tamisa (Tuang) Ketmalasiri, Intanon (Trophy) Somboontanasarn, Piraya (Pami) Srisathitvatana and Thien Udomsrirungruang with 11 A*s, and Ruoning (Lisa) Wu, Bhuree (Parn) Boonyakitsombat ,Natcha (Nile) Chalermchockcharoenkit, Chanya (Jeannie) Koshpasharin and Isabel Nguyen with 10 A*s each. 

Taking his Mathematics GCSE one year early, a subject where 63% exams scored A*, Year 10 student Pichaya (Ton Palm) Limprayoon scored 100%. Performances in the science subjects was also strong, with 100% of the Biology and Physics examinations achieving A*/A.  It is another proud day for the Mandarin department too, with every single examination scoring top grades.

“Once again I am overwhelmed by the incredible achievements of our dedicated and talented young students”, said Mr. Rob Millar, Head of the Senior School. “The results are justly deserved, and a product of the positive relationships that are forged in this inspiring learning environment. With 70% A*/A grades and 98% C grade or higher, the success is shared across the entire year group, and a reflection of the amazing opportunities that our students have to explore subjects that they have a genuine passion for, and want to succeed in. 

“At Shrewsbury we offer nearly 30 different subjects to GCSE / iGCSE level, and this year we see top grades secured in every single one of them. This gives our students the opportunity to explore their academic interests and an incredible chance to specialise at A level, to follow in the footsteps of our accomplished alumni community to top universities around the world, and forge their careers  in both traditional professions and emerging industries”.

“My heartfelt congratulations to all of our students. We are looking forward to welcoming you back next week for the start of what will be a really exciting Sixth Form journey at Shrewsbury”. 

Read about our amazing A level results here

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