WHAT’S HAPPENING AT DBS

NEWS & EVENTS

06th October 2019

Exceptional IGCSE Performance for Doha British School students!

Year 11 students from Doha British School are celebrating after achieving a record set of iGCSE results. A total of 48% of grades were secured at the equivalent of an A*/A grade (Grades 7, 8 and 9 in the new grading system) which is the school’s best ever set of results despite the more challenging syllabus and grading system introduced this year.  A total of 89% of students have met and exceeded the benchmark standards of five Grade 9-4 including English and Maths. The examination board were so impressed by the results that they awarded certificates of ‘exceptional performance’ to 28 DBS students. These awards are in recognition of students who met the requirements for the ‘High Achievers Awards’ category, where students achieved grades 8 or 9 in 5 or more subjects. This puts them in the top 1% of IGCSE students worldwide. DBS Vice Principal, Paul Sherlock said: ‘This is an outstanding achievement by our students and we are immensely proud of their success. Well done to all 28 for their hard work and dedication to their studies. To achieve these exceptional levels is testament to both the hard work of the students but also the relentless effort and dedication of all the teachers at DBS’.  A permanent focus on securing excellent academic outcomes for students is the core purpose of DBS. In addition students are encouraged to embrace the wider aspects of school life and to participate in the many extra-curricular activities on offer. A wider and broader commitment to develop the whole child is very important to the school. If you would like to visit DBS and get a deeper insight into this great school, then you can join one of our Thursday morning tours. Please contact Ramsha Yousuf at DBS by emailing Ramsha.yousuf@dohabritishschool.com or by contacting the school office on 4019-8000 to arrange a meeting with the Vice Principal and members of the school’s senior leadership teams.

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03th September 2018

DBS students achieved excellent results!

It has been another year of success at Doha British School Ain Khaled, with outstanding exam results including: Tharienee Pillai scored the highest result ever in DBS history for her IB Diploma - an incredible 44 out of 45; IB average score for class of 2018 well above world average; 87% achieved 5 IGCSE A* to C including English and Maths; 45% of students scored A* or A in their IGCSE exams; Throughout the world 1174 students sat IGCSE Textiles. Of those, 40 were awarded a grade 9 (A**). 7 of those 40, i.e. 18% were from DBS. Top IGCSE DBS students with outstanding results: Juanita Joseph scored an excellent 10 A* grades 1 student with 9 A*s and 1 B 1 student with 8 A*s and 2 As Principal, Terry McGuire, said that “….these are the best overall academic results ever achieved at the school. This represents a continuation of the improvement in academic outcomes year on year. This achievement is the product of first class recruitment, continuous development of teachers, great resources and facilities, wonderful students and supportive parents. We are investing heavily in our facilities including significant investment in I.T.; a refurbishment of the swimming pool and basketball courts; and a new football pitch. DBS is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year. Our first class examination results demonstrate how far we have come. This school is going from strength to strength. The sky’s the limit”.

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