Brighton College Al Ain, are delighted to announce that their pupil, Mohammed Al-Qawasmeh, has been awarded the highest GCSE grade in the world, for Arabic.
Mohammed Al-Qawasmeh, from Jordan, said: “I’m extremely proud of my achievement. My biggest inspiration to excel in my studies, is my mother who has a PhD in education.” Speaking on the secret of his success, he added: “To always be completely systematic in my exams. I always allow myself much longer than others to check and double check every single detail of each answer.”
Commenting on Mohammed’s success Dr. Ken Greig, Head Master of Brighton College Al Ain said: “At Brighton College we are focused on providing inspirational teaching, whilst nurturing our students to have a love for learning. We believe in and understand the importance of integrating and using Arabic as a first or additional language throughout the College’s culture and daily life and continually seek opportunities for pupils to experience and demonstrate ease with Arabic outside the classroom: in assemblies, exhibitions and other educational settings in which they may find themselves. Mohammed’s achievement is testament to his hard work and the support of the teachers at Brighton College. We are immensely proud of him and look-forward to continuing to support his educational journey throughout his A-Levels”
Mohammed joined Brighton College Al Ain in its opening year and is currently studying Physics, Chemistry and Biology at A-Level. Mohammed’s goal is to become a surgeon, he is also a keen basketball player and loves to read, in Arabic, about Arab history and civilization.
The GCSE results were published in September and the world-wide results released at the end of 2017.Feb 2018