Examination Information


GEMS Metropole School offers The National Curriculum for England and is therefore an independent examination centre for the British examination boards that provide IGCSE, GCSE and GCE, AS & A Level courses outside the United Kingdom. The school is registered as an examination centre with PEARSON (EDEXCEL), AQA, and OXFORD AQA. 


A Level Results Summary 2020

A Level success in unprecedented times for GEMS Metropole School students

Metropole School students have achieved highly in the first ever A levels completed in the school – despite the unprecedented circumstances and challenges they have faced when completing their courses.

The school has reached our high expectations with a 99% overall pass rate and a performance of 30% of all grades at A* and A.

Among the other headlines:

  • 59% of results were at grades A* – B
  • One student received 3 A* & 1 A grade
  • One student achieved 2 A* & 1 A grade
  • One student achieved 1 A* & 2 A grades
  • One student achieved 3 A grades

Metropole continues to offer a wide range of A level subject choices to students, including Modern Foreign languages, French and Spanish which all have a 100% A* – A pass rate.

Other departments to achieve 100% or more A* – B grades include Physics, Computer Science and History

Mr. Mark McAdam, Metropole Head of Secondary, said:

“Massive congratulations to all of our Year 11 to 13 students who received their GCSE, AS and A Level results in the last week. All students involved have shown tremendous resilience, patience and perseverance through these testing times. I look forward to supporting all MTS students in the next steps of their academic journey.”

A Level Results

Grades Percentage
A* 11%
A* / A 30%
A* - B 59%
A* - C 82%
Overall Pass 99%


GCSE Results Summary 2020

Metropole School students have achieved highly for the third year in a row for GCSE examinations completed in the school. Despite the unprecedented circumstances and challenges they have faced when completing their courses students once again have met our high expectations and improved in comparison to the previous year.

In our core subjects the most students achieved grades 9 - 4.

 Subjects Percentage 
 English 99% 
 Mathematics 85% 
 Biology 89% 
 Chemistry 93% 
 Physics 85% 


Among the other headlines:

The majority of our students achieved grades 9-6.

Arabic, Islamic, English Literature & Art & Design 100% of students achieved grades 9 – 4.

Over all the number of grade 9’s increased by 1.8%. and grades 9 – 7 increased by 14.9%


For further information regarding examinations, please refer to the below policy:

GEMS Metropole School Examination Policy 2020-2021


For any queries please contact:


Examinations Officer - Miss Mairin Crozier

Email: [email protected] 

Call: 04 550 7235

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