London, 6 July 2021 – Students at Inspired Education Group (“Inspired”) schools across the world have again secured record, world beating International Baccalaureate (“IB”) Diploma Programme results. Inspired schools posted a record group average point score of 36, which is an exceptional outcome for schools that are mostly non-selective. Top end scores were again outstanding, with 36 % of students at Inspired schools achieving over 38 points, the threshold for Oxbridge entry, up over 6% versus last year; over 23% of Inspired students obtained more than 40 points compared to 13% at this level globally; 14 of Inspired’s 17 IB schools reported record results and incredibly over 60% of students were awarded the prized bilingual diploma.
- A number of Inspired students, from International School of Milan, Sotogrande International School, St George’s International School, Switzerland, the European International School in Vietnam and International School of Monza achieved the maximum coveted 45 points, placing them in the top 0.5% of IB students in the world.
- Students at St. Louis School, Archinto in Milan again averaged 38 points, with a cohort of over 100 students – continuing the school’s leading position in Continental Europe with an average score of 37 for the past 7 years.
- Mirabal International School in Madrid was one of Inspired’s 12 IB schools to post record results this year, achieving a superb average score of 39.
- St George’s International School in Montreux also broke records with students averaging 37 points.
- Inspired’s International School of Milan, International School of Monza, International School Toledo, Colegio San Patricio Soto and International School Modena all excelled with over 36 points average, and students at Sotogrande International School in Spain again posted great results of 35.
- In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Inspired’s European International School achieved an excellent average of 35, and the Australian International School an excellent 34, with Blue Valley School in Costa Rica also securing a record 35 average points.
Nadim Nsouli, Founder and CEO of Inspired Education Group noted “we could not be prouder of our students and the teachers who inspire them, for such an extraordinary set of results. This success was well deserved in the most difficult of years; students dug deep to show their depth of character and achieve their full potential, led by superb teachers who switched seamlessly between online, hybrid and in person teaching, to ensure student aspirations were undiminished by any restrictions. We now have one of the largest professional learning communities in the world for sharing best practice across our global network of over 70 amazing schools, spanning 5 continents – it is so rewarding to see the incredible impact this has on student learning and outcomes.”
Nicholas Wergan, Inspired’s Global Education Director, added “such record-breaking success has enabled Inspired students to graduate once more into the very best universities in the world. It is a privilege to see the exceptional talent in our schools achieve such deserved success through their grit and hard work, and the dedication and innovation of our excellent teachers.”