Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for BIS students
At the start of this academic year 2014-15 the British International School, Ho Chi Minh City (BIS) announced a 100% pass rate for International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations taken by their students at BIS An Phu Secondary campus in June 2014 which has become a standard for the school.. This was already an outstanding result for the school, exceeding previous years’ results and placing BIS significantly higher than the UK average of 68.8 % pass rate.
In addition to this, fourteen BIS students received ‘Outstanding Learner Awards’ from Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), celebrating their individual hard work and success. Students received awards for a wide variety of subjects, representing the high standard of teaching and learning at BIS across the board.
Ji Soo Kim, was the top achiever, gaining a ‘Top in Vietnam’ for her Information & Communication IGCSE, 1st place for ‘Best Across Eight Cambridge IGCSEs’ and a recipient of the ‘High Achievement Award’ for Additional Mathematics.
Mai Phuong Paula Trinh was ‘Top in Vietnam’ for Business Studies and received the ‘High Achievement Award’ for Physical Education.
Noor Evers won the ‘High Achievement Award’ for both First Language Dutch and Foreign Language Spanish.
‘Top in Vietnam’ awards went to Li Ting Toa for Biology,, Hikaru Hotta for Co-ordinated Sciences , Susie Choi for Economics, Sean Neo Zhi Rui for First Language English and Nguyen Thu Nha for Geography.
‘High Achievement Awards’ went to Nhi Trinh for Design & Technology, JK Kazzi for Drama, Benjamin Bollero for History and Minjun Choi for Music.
Notably, there were two BIS students who achieved the highest possible accolade for their IGCSE results. CIE’s ‘Top in the World’ for English Literature in June 2014 was awarded to Hok Yin Kong and ‘Top in the World’ for Mathematics (without coursework) was awarded to Adya Rao who sat this exam a year early.
Richard Dyer, Head Teacher at BIS An Phu Secondary, said that, ‘this level of achievement occurs when parents, teachers and students work effectively together. These awards are testament to the ethos of lifelong learning and perseverance we nurture here at BIS. We are really proud of the students.’
Find out more about the British International School, Ho Chi Minh City at www.bisvietnam.com