BHS head proud of exam results
Bermuda High School for Girls students scored 40 per cent A* or A grades in their GCSE and IGCSE results for 2016-17.
That figure compares with the 24 per cent achieved by girls in Britain, according to a press release from the school, which stated: “This highlights the value of a BHS education with teachers who have in depth experience educating girls.”
Overall, 88 per cent of GCSE or IGCSE grades received by BHS students were A* to C.
Top scorer, Madison Quig, earned 11A* grades, with other top performers including:
Léa Grandisson: 9A*, 1A, 1B
Mila Kendell: 8A*, 2A, 1B
Celia Harris: 6A*, 5A
Grace McNamara: 5A*, 6A
Isabella Wright: 5A*, 5A, 1B
Head of School Linda Parker stated: “I am very proud of these excellent results. I am particularly pleased with the high percentage of A* and A grades.
“These results are an affirmation of our long history of academic excellence, and of our mission at The Bermuda High School for Girls of educating young women to the highest international standards and fostering confident, resilient and responsible global citizens.”
“We congratulate our students for these outstanding results. Our Year 11 student body, as a whole, deserves our congratulations.
“They have proven that self-discipline, hard work and determination lead to academic success. I would also like to congratulate and thank our dedicated teaching staff who have encouraged, helped and challenged the students to aim high and exceed expectations.”