Katy-Based British International School Announces Stellar Performance Results


August 30, 2018

By Katrina Katsarelis

For another year British International School of Houston students have achieved impressive I/GCSE results with 98% students achieving 5+ A*- C grades.

"These exceptional outcomes are due to the hard work of our students, the support of their parents and, of course, the dedication and personalised approach of our teachers," says Andrew Derry, Principal of British International School of Houston. "We improve year after year because our students, teachers and parents come together as a community and work together to accomplish exceptional learning.”

Internationally Respected Qualifications

The I/GCSE are internationally-respected qualifications completed by students aged 14 to 16 years old. Respected by universities world-wide, they cover a broad range of subjects including languages, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, computer science and more. The I/GCSE is one of the most academically challenging qualifications currently on offer to 14 to 16 year old students worldwide and serves as a solid foundation for the rigorous International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

The continued success in I/GCSE results is a testament to BISH’s high academic standards, excellent teaching and the hard work and dedication of students.

  • 100% pass rate in English, Computer Science, Design Technology, Art and Design, Music, Drama and PE.

  • The percentage of students achieving five A* - C grades, including English and Maths has risen from 87% to 91%.

  • 98% achieved 5+ A*-C.

  • 91% achieved 5+ A*-C, including English and Maths.

  • 75% achieved A*-B.

  • 50% achieved A* or A.

  • 9 students achieved A*-A.

About The British International School of Houston

BISH is an independent school catering to local and international students from Pre-K to 12th Grade. As part of Nord Anglia Education Inc., the school offers a challenging, broad course of study that culminates with the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB). Student learning is supported by collaborations with The Juilliard School in New York and MIT. BISH welcomes students from all nationalities.

The Katy campus spans 34-acres and has purpose-driven technology supported by Apple, customizable maker spaces, state-of-the-art science labs, four athletic fields, an aquatic center, two NCAA regulation size gymnasiums, and a 550-seat performing arts theater designed in collaboration with Juilliard. Conveniently located off IH10 at N. Westgreen Boulevard. Visit www.bishouston.org to learn more.

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