Public Examination Results and University Offers
Harrow Hong Kong celebrated excellent results at both A-Level and GCSE once again in 2017.
As usual, our Year 13 pupils have achieved outstanding public examination results. We are delighted to announce that 35% of all grades were A*, 67% were A*/A and almost 90% were A*-B. Between them the 61 pupils in Year 13 achieved 70 A* grades and 67 A grades overall. Additionally, 32 pupils achieved A*/A grades in all their subjects.
Pupils of Harrow Hong Kong regularly take up places at prestigious universities across the world. The majority of the 2017 cohort are going to the UK such as Charles (3A*s and 1A) and Yan Yan (4A*s) who will read Engineering at Trinity Hall and St Catharine’s College, Cambridge respectively, and Isabella (3A*s) who is going to read Geography at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Howard (4A*s) is going to St Hugh’s College, Oxford to read Physics. Other offers accepted and confirmed in the UK include Medicine at Manchester, Sheffield and UCLAN; Dentistry at Glasgow; Veterinary Science at Nottingham; Economics, Law, International Relations, Social Anthropology, Mathematics & Statistics at the London School of Economics; Physics, English, and Business & Management at Durham; Economics & Politics at Bristol; Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Ecology & Environmental Biology and Computing at Imperial College, London as well as a host of other subjects at renowned universities including UCL, King’s, Bath and York.
Outside the UK, Irene (2A*s and 2A) has secured a place at Yale University and Frans (2A* and 1A) at the University of Pennsylvania. In the US, other pupils are attending NYU, Stern Business School, Tandon School of Engineering, UC Davis, Northeastern and Babson College, as well as the University of Toronto, Canada. In Hong Kong, Claudia (4A*) is going to read Medicine at the University of Hong Kong, and further pupils will attend the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Asia. Elsewhere, Emma (3A*s) and Henry are attending the University of Sydney, Australia, reading Law & Arabic Culture Studies and Chinese Studies respectively.
This year, Harrow Hong Kong is also delighted to report another excellent set of GCSE results. Of the grades achieved by the 87 pupils in Year 11, 499 of them were A* grades and 228 of them were A grades; this means that 58% of all grades were at A* and 84% of them were at A*-A.
The School saw a fantastic set of results across all subjects, but there were some outstanding successes of particular note in Science, the Humanities and Languages. In Biology 99% of all grades were at A*-A, 97% in Chemistry and 99% in Physics. In History 92% of all grades were at A*-A and in Spanish 91% of all grades were at A*-A. These achievements indicate pupils are excelling in a range of subjects across the breadth of our curriculum.
There were also many outstanding individual performances: 35 pupils achieved A*-A grades in all their subjects and 14 pupils achieved nine or more A* grades, with two achieving 11A*. These pupils were Agatha, Chinat, Edison, Emily, Hoi Lam, Jacob, Jeromy, Jonathan, Justin, Kevin, Melody, Morgan, Ravi and Sophie.
"The A-Level and GCSE results are a strong indication of the hard work of our talented pupils along with the commitment of members of the School’s teaching staff."
Head of Harrow Hong Kong