Manchester Grammar celebrates its best performing IB year

The Manchester Gazette, 05/08/13, reports that Manchester Grammar School (MGS) students have achieved outstanding results in the International Baccalaureate qualification, putting the school alongside the very best in the world. Former High Master of the school and HMC Vice-Chairman (International), Dr Christopher Ray, is quoted in the article.

Students from the school scored an exceptional average of 40.9 points out of 45 with one student, James Martin from Tameside ranking himself in the top 1% in the world by achieving 44 out of 45 points.

All but one of the MGS students scored a minimum of 40 points putting them in the top 7% of IB students globally.

Speaking of the school’s success, former MGS High Master Dr Christopher Ray said: “The Manchester Grammar School demonstrates a constant commitment to raising the bar academically, so I am delighted to be able to announce our boys’ best ever IB performance this summer.

“The students’ collective results place them well inside in the top 10 percentile in the world, something of which I’m incredibly proud. These results are a testament to their commitment to all forms of study and their hard work has secured them some wonderful opportunities at the UK’s best universities.”

Dr Ray has recently taken on a new role as Headmaster of The British School Al Khubairat, Abu Dhabi.

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