Examination Results

GCSE Results 2017.

The British School Al Khubairat (BSAK) is delighted to announce record breaking GCSE results!

We are very proud to announce that 2017 has been a record breaking year for GCSE results at BSAK.  Congratulations to our students, who have worked incredibly hard, and to our teaching staff, who have supported them to exceed their expectations.

BSAK was established nearly 50 years ago by way of His Highness' Amiri Decree number 5 of 1971 as a not-for-profit, non-selective school and this ethos of inclusivity supports each of our students to achieve their goals. We set high standards and the hard work and dedication of our students and staff has produced another year of outstanding results for our 116, Y11 students, with 1,106 GCSE entries across 21 subjects:

Amongst this year’s successful results were some outstanding individual performances:

Andrew El-Kadi, 13 A*s
Lucie Loridon, 11 A*s, 1A
Zein Kaabar, 11 A*s, 1A
Jasmine Laws, 10 A*s, 1A
Imogen Hughes, 10 A*s, 1A
Tushar Mehra, 10 A*s, 1A
Karishma Deegan, 10 A*s, 1A
Miles Consin Mosheshe, 9 A*s, 2 A
Sultan Al Dhaheri ,9 A*s, 1A
Zain Al Qaimi, 9 A*s, 1A
Anastasia Morris, 9A*s, 1 A

In English (the first subject at BSAK where students sat the new reformed GCSE qualification with grading from 9-1), we are excited to report an exceptional set of results. Across both English Language and Literature the following grades were achieved:

GCSE 100% Pass Rate in 2017

GCSE ResultsA*-AA*-BA*-CPass Rate

Headmaster, Mark Leppard MBE, commented:

‘This is a truly wonderful set of GCSE results, and I am incredibly proud of our students, our school and our community. I am also very grateful to our staff who have worked tirelessly to make today’s results possible. These results testify to the strength, depth and consistency of the British School Al Khubairat but they also clearly demonstrate that the school continues to strive to be better and to achieve the best possible outcomes for each and every one of our students.’

‘I look forward to seeing these students continue to grow and develop both academically and personally as part of our exceptional Sixth Form at BSAK’

Sixth Form at The British School Al Khubairat

Following their GCSE results, our students have a range of options open to them:

  • Widest range of A Levels in Abu Dhabi. With 26 different subjects available, we offer the largest A Level choice of any school in Abu Dhabi, to support our students’ career goals, academic strengths, and interests.
  • Only school in Abu Dhabi to offer BTEC Diploma.  BSAK is proud to offer the BTEC Diploma qualification as an alternative route to University entry, with options to study Engineering, Sport or Business Studies.  Equivalent to 2 A Levels, BTEC is a practical, non-examination qualification that is accepted by 95% of UK Universities.
  • Excellent co-curricular provision, leadership enrichment and exceptional pastoral care.  This includes the Future Leaders Diploma and Mini MBA. Starting this September 2017, the Future Leaders Diploma is a unique academic and leadership enrichment programme, enabling our Sixth Form students to build an impressive personal profile to support their aspirations for higher education and their future career.  




Amongst these results were some particularly impressive individual performances:

Maria Lovin, 5 A*
Dora O'Neil, 3 A*s, 2 As
Charles Smith, 3 A*s and 2 As
Syed Wasti, 3 A*s, 1 A
Mustafa Hamdani, 3 A*s, 2 As
Ryhana Rasidi, 2 A*s, 2 As

Based on these A Level results, our students are again poised to confirm their places on some of the most competitive courses and with some of the most prestigious universities in the world including; LSE, Durham, Bath, Imperial, UCL, Edinburgh in the UK, Columbia and UCLA in the States as well as New York University Abu Dhabi .

Our consistency over a number of years testifies to our strength as a school. 

A Level 

A Level ResultsA*-A A*-BA*-CPass Rate

Following their A Level results, our students have succeeded in gaining places on some of the most competitive courses and most prestigious universities in the world. This year has seen BSAK students go on to a wide-range of courses including medicine, law and engineering.




Information for Candidates

Information for candidates can be found online. The documents have been written to help any exam candidate at BSAK. Read them carefully and follow all the instructions provided.