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Thursday, 11 October 2018

MOD Schools across Europe celebrate exam success

Congratulations to the students and staff of the MOD’s secondary schools across Europe on another year of excellent examination results. The three schools in Cyprus and Germany, who follow the English National Curriculum, and Queen Victoria School, Dunblane, who follow the Scottish Curriculum have all achieved high levels of excellence.

Queen Victoria School, Scotland achieved the following:

* 88 % success rate with A-C pass grades in Advanced Higher
* 69% students leaving school with 5+ Highers with pass grades A-C
* 83 % students leaving school with 3+ Highers with pass grades A-C
* 87% pass rate for all National 5 examinations in S4
* 100% pass rate for all National 4 examinations in S4

“I am delighted with the QVS examination performance again this year. They are a testament to the hard working staff at QVS; both the teachers and the pastoral team. As always, we strive for further improvements and look forward to more success in the future”, said Head teacher Donald Shaw.

King’s School, Germany achieved the following:

* Student progress measures concurrent with the top 10% of performing schools in England*
* 76 % of students with combined GCSE pass (Grade 4 or better) in both English and Mathematics
* 65% of students with a good GCSE pass (Grade 5 or better) in Mathematics and English Language
* 73 % of all A Level qualifications (and vocational equivalent) with grades A*-C
* 72% of all A Level (and vocational equivalent) students secured or exceeded their target

Headteacher Emma Byson said: “These results are a testament to the dedication, talent and positive attitudes of our students, supported by their teachers and parents. The standards have been continuously raised, ensuring that our students are prepared not only for their exams, but the next phase of their lives.”

St John’s School, Cyprus achieved the following:

* Student progress measures concurrent with the top 20% of performing schools in England*
* 79% of students with combined GCSE pass (Grade 4 or better) in both English and Mathematics
* 76% of students with a good pass (Grade 5 or better) in GCSE English Language
* 25% of all GCSE grades at grade A or better (Grades 7-9)
* 79% of all A Level qualifications (and vocational equivalent) with grades A*-C

Acting Principal Alex Kerr said, “This is all due to the hard work of the students, their teachers and the support of their families here in our unique context. We have again ensured that the students who we teach are able to go to their exciting next steps in life.”

King Richard School, Cyprus achieved the following;

* Student progress measures concurrent with the top 10% of performing schools in England*
* 85% of students with combined GCSE pass (Grade 4 or better) in both English and Mathematics
* 77% of students with a strong pass (Grade 5 or better) in GCSE Mathematics
* 30% of all GCSE grades at grade A or better (Grades 7-9)
* 75% of all A Level qualifications (and vocational equivalent) with grades A*-C

Acting Principal Richard Sproson said: “We are very confident that these results will continue to show how students at KRS make progress significantly beyond expectations. Every national measure seems to have been exceeded once again this year. This is due to the hard work of both students and staff”.

Carole Yates, Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) Senior Principal MOD Schools says: “I remain delighted that our young people continue to flourish and achieve their potential in our MOD Schools.”