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CIE Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards

21 April 2016

Nine young achievers from Education Development Trust's International School of Cape Town (ISCT) based in Wynberg, Cape Town, had reason to celebrate this month when it was announced they had attained some of the best results in South Africa in the University of Cambridge’s International Examinations (CIE).

The results place ISCT as one of the top three leading CIE-based schools in the country.

CIE is the world's largest provider of international qualifications for 14-19 year olds, and it is ideal for the needs of local parents who want to give their children a globally recognised education, as well as for foreign families coming to stay in South Africa who require a standardised and high-quality international curriculum.

The CIE administers its exams in over 10,000 schools in 160 countries around the world, and over 65 schools use the system in South Africa.

Top in the Country IGCSE June 2015

Business Studies: Gregory Dean

Geography: Thomas Scanlon

History: Jade Dunn

Top in the Country A Level November 2015

English Language Alice Stobart

High Achievement Awards IGCSE June 2015

French: Sophia Fayde d'Herbe

Spanish: Lucas Unterpertinger

Top in the Country AS Level November 2015

Music: Jemimah Dean

Top in the Country A Level November 2015

Geography: Cairo Price

Computer Science: Jarryd Dunn

David Hunter, Principal at the ISCT, said: "These awards demonstrate the very high standards we have here, and will help attract more bright local and international pupils [to the school].

"These are amazing achievements and we congratulate them all on their top marks. To achieve highly in a subject is quite simply fantastic! For a small school such as ours to achieve such great results is most encouraging. We are pleased that the awards are across a wide range of subjects, and the winners are a good representation of our diversity of nationalities at ISCT."

The International School of Cape Town is an independent, co-educational day school, which offers a British-style education to local and international students from 3 to 18 years and has been owned by Education Development Trust since 2004.

Pictured from left to right are: David Hunter (Principal); Greg Dean (Top in SA, IGCSE Business Studies); Lucas Unterpertinger (Top in SA, IGCSE Spanish); Katherine Bennet (Director of Studies); Jade Dunn (Top in SA, IGCSE History); Jemimah Dean (Top in SA, AS level Music)