Repton Student Becomes Global Topper for IGCSE Arabic Examination

Wednesday 28 November 2018
Dubai - MENA Herald:

A Repton School Dubai student, Athija Obaid Mohamed Jaber AlMheiri, has achieved the highest score in the world for her Arabic GCSE and has received a Commendation from the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Repton Dubai, Khaled AlMheiri. EKI is the holding company of the Repton family of schools which incorporates Repton Dubai, Repton Abu Dhabi and Foremarke School.

Athija achieved an overall score of 300, the highest mark attainable, and was recognised in a special ceremony to commend her hard work and efforts, which was also attended by David Cook, Headmaster and Timothy Hollis, Head of Senior School, as well as her family.   

David Cook, Headmaster, Repton comments: “We are very proud of Athija for her hard work and determination and we congratulate her -  to achieve full marks and come first in the entire world is a major achievement.  At Repton, we place a keen emphasis on the Arabic language, for both native and non- native speakers, and we are committed in the pursuit of excellence.  We are confident that Athija’s wonderful achievement will inspire other Repton students to study hard in this subject.  Her attainment is proof that hard work and a keen desire to learn, coupled with dedicated teaching, can result in world class results.”

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