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How Did Malala Yousafzai Do On Her GCSE Exams?

How Did Malala Yousafzai Do On Her GCSE Exams?

Malala Yousafzai earned top grades in math, physics, biology, chemistry, and religious studies on the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE).

The GCSE examinations are taken my most students at the end of the school year in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. They are taken in all subjects and are graded from A+ to G.

According to the Telegraph, Malala also received top scores in history, geography, English language, and English literature.

Malala's father shared his excitement for his daughter on Twitter:

Malala attends Edgbaston High School, an independent girls' school in Birmingham.

The Telegraph reports that the school announced that overall, their students achieved "impressive" results – the school received an overall past rate of 98.2 percent. 

"The results reflect very well on the hard work and determination of the girls and also the staff that have taught and supported them over the last five years," said the head teacher at Edgbaston High School, Dr. Ruth Weeks, according to the Telegraph.

"The girls are not only successful academically but also have many other talents and strengths: they are superb sportswomen, actresses, musicians, debaters and much more and they all contribute in many ways to their school and the community."

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