Students from the International School of Creative Science (ISCS) in Sharjah are among the top achievers who have qualified for the Outstanding Pearson Learner Awards.
Six students have been awarded for their achievements in International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) subjects such as mathematics, human biology, classical Arabic, Arabic as a first language, physics and A-level business studies.
There were three award categories: highest mark in the UAE, highest mark in the Middle East, and highest mark in the world.
Abdullah Ahmed was awarded for the highest mark in the Middle East in physics; Ansari Mohammed Hamza has been awarded for the highest mark in the world in mathematics; Fatma Moustafa Ahmed Mohamed Eltayeb has been awarded the highest mark in the UAE in human biology; Heba Farid Abed has been awarded the highest mark in the UAE in Arabic as a first language; Luqman Obaid Rashid Al Maani has been awarded the highest mark in the UAE in classical Arabic; and Aishah Anis has been awarded the highest mark in the Middle East in A-level business studies.
IGCSE students at ISCS achieved a A* to C pass rate of 93%. Rate of A* to A grades stood at 59%.
At AS and A levels, students achieved an A* to A pass rate of 35% in the A2 exams, as well as 100% pass rate in mathematics, chemistry, biology, Arabic, psychology and business studies.
Samar Murad, principal, ISCS, said, "It is an honour to have our students ranked top in the region and globally. This recognition is a true testament to our students' and teachers' commitment and determination to work hard and shrive for excellence in their respective subjects."