SOURCE: British School of Boston


June 25, 2013 10:24 ET

British School of Boston Students Receive Top Results in United States

British School of Boston (BSB) Students Led the US in a Host of Subjects in the Most Recent University of Cambridge International Examinations, With Some of the Best Scores Seen Anywhere in the Country; the IGCSE Is the World's Most Popular International Curriculum for 14 to 16 Year Olds, Recognized by Universities, Colleges and Employers Across the World

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - June 25, 2013) -

  • Five BSB students received the Top in the USA Award, awarded to the student with a subject's highest overall grade. One student achieved three of these awards, giving BSB the highest achieving US students in SEVEN different subjects.
  • Twelve students received the Cambridge Scholar Award for academic achievement in at least three subjects.
  • One student received the Cambridge Scholar Award for overall best results in seven subjects - Only three of these awards are awarded each in the USA.
  • Two students received the Cambridge Scholar Award for overall best results in nine subjects - Only three of these awards are handed out each year in the USA.

British School of Boston is part of WCL Group's network of international schools. Paul Wiseman, Principal at British School of Boston said, "The IGCSE is an academically rigorous, skills-based program that allows students to study subjects that reflect their interests and ambitions in real depth. It prepares them well for the next step in their education; the esteemed International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. The winners of these prestigious awards will be announced at the school's Prize Giving on Thursday 27th June."

The Cambridge program is a perfect fit for British School of Boston and the World Class Learning Schools network, advocating learner-centered, enquiry-based approaches to education. CIE shares WCL's goal of developing skills in creative thinking and problem solving, and students studying for the Examinations have clearly defined learning outcomes and experience cross-curricular content that has been tailored to their individual needs.

The IGCSE is rapidly expanding in the US with more than 200 schools now offering the courses run by a department of the historic and internationally-acclaimed University of Cambridge.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Lisa Van Horne
    Marketing Director British School of Boston
    617 522 2261