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Deira International School (DIS) - Dubai Festival City

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Academic Results

IGCSE Results 2021

The students of Deira International School have achieved outstanding results this year in their IGCSE results, with 77% of all results were A*/A or equivalent, with 89% at A*-B.

Simon O’Connor, DIS Director, commented ‘These really are excellent results and are a testament to the hard work of everyone involved. We all know the difficult year that this has been yet, despite this, the students maintained their focus and achieved superb outcomes. I want to thank the staff and parents for all the support which they provided – it really does show what the community which works so closely together at the school.’

Highest achievers who received 100% A* Grades:

  • Muhammad Nadeem
  • Pradyumna Saligram
  • Vaynika Gupta
  • Daniel Nasri
  • Meera Hallak
  • Murtaza Asghar
  • Roxanne Dubash
  • Nabil El Hage Ali
  • Nayla Waly
  • Marcelle Shouly

 IGCSE Results

2019

2020

2021

 No. of exam entries

804

970

974

 No. of students in GCSE level cohort

93

114

108

 % of exam entries graded A*/9-8

20

27

51

 % of exam entries graded A*-A /9-7

45

54

77

 % of exam entries graded A*-B /9-6

70

80

89

 % of exam entries graded A*-C /9-4

89

95

97

 % 5+ A*-C

88

95

97

Deira International School IB Results 2021

The IB2 cohort graduated with record-high results, despite a challenging year.

The Class of 2021 is the most successful cohort in Deira International School’s results history with a record-breaking average IB Diploma score of 38 points and a pass rate of 100%. No less than 23 students, representing 38% of the candidates, scored above 40 points. Four students achieved the full mark of 45 points this year.

Furthermore, 70% of candidates achieved 35+ points, and 95% of students achieved over 30 points. The school achieved a 100% pass rate in the IBCP with the average grade obtained by candidates passing the CP being 4.5.

Simon O’Connor, Director at Deira International School, commented: ‘We are thrilled with these outstanding results. This has been such a challenging year for so many reasons, particularly due to the unpredictability of the examination systems. To achieve record results, especially with such a high percentage of students achieving 40+ points and four students achieving a perfect 45 points, is phenomenal. It is also important to point out that this is a reflection of the consistent hard work of our students and the dedication and professionalism of the teachers and all staff at Deira International School. It is wonderful to end the year on such a high note of success, which will also lay the foundation of continued excellence in the future.’

Highest performers:

  • Naz Karadede
  • Nil Karadede
  • Jolie Ghobrial
  • Hasan Raza

IB Results

2019

2020

2021

No. of diploma candidates

65

34

60

% of candidates who passed the diploma

93

100

100

% of candidates who achieved 40+ points

15

24

38

% of candidates who achieved 35+ points

43

79.4

68

% of candidates who achieved 30+ points

80

97

97

Highest Diploma points awarded to a candidate

44

43

45

Average grade obtained by candidates passing the DP

5.17

5.85

5.97


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