Remarkable results for the YCIS’s IGCSE Class of 2022

Remarkable results for the YCIS’s IGCSE Class of 2022

3 of the 15 top scorers have earned straight 10A*s

HONG KONG, Aug. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Yew Chung International School of Hong Kong (YCIS Hong Kong) is delighted to announce outstanding achievements in this year’s International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) results. Despite the uncertainty brought by the pandemic, students of YCIS showcased extraordinary adaptability and resilience.

YCIS celebrates remarkable IGCSE results for the class of 2022
YCIS celebrates remarkable IGCSE results for the class of 2022

The School expresses its heartfelt congratulations to their Year 11 students for their IGCSE results (June 2022 series), which were announced on 18 August. A total of 15 students received 10 A’s (A* and A). Three students achieved straight 10A*s among these top-notch students. Another 27 students obtained 9 or more A* or A’s while other YCIS students also received encouraging results in the IGCSE exams.

Among the 148 students who registered for the exams, 87% were awarded a distinction or merit.

In the exams held in May and June 2022:

  • 15 students received 10 A’s (A* and A) with 3 students achieving straight A*s
  • 27 students obtained 9 A’s (A* and A);

The achievements of the 2022 cohort are highlighted below:

  • of Year 11 students who sat for the IGCSE exams: 148
  • of Distinction awards: 73
  • of Merit awards: 56
  • Percentage of A*- A grades = 49 % of all subjects taken
  • Percentage of A* – C grades = 87 % of all subjects taken

“Due to the shift brought by the pandemic, continuous online teaching has undoubtedly impacted all students. Yet, our fellow YCIS learners have shown resilience and agility during this period. I want to express my gratitude to the academic team. Their flexible teaching approaches help students keep learning in virtual and blended teaching and learning and prepare for exams, once again achieving good results.” said Mr Martin Scott, Education Director and Executive Principal at YCIS Hong Kong.

About YCIS

Founded in 1932 by Madame Tsang Chor-hang, Yew Chung has provided quality bilingual education to the learners of Hong Kong for 90 years. Originally specialising in Early Childhood Education, YCIS now provides education from early childhood through primary and secondary culminating in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

YCIS has expanded beyond Hong Kong and is now established in Shanghai, Beijing, Chongqing and Qingdao in China and Silicon Valley in the United States, with a total student enrolment of more than 6,000 each year.

Offering the richness and diversity of both Eastern and Western cultures, YCIS equips children to be bilingual, global-minded and competitive. Students are nurtured with a fully rounded and balanced education that transforms them into globally aware individuals. For more information, please visit our website or our Facebook page.