The First Stage of Secondary Education

The International General Certificate  of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is an English language curriculum offered to students to prepare them for A Level and Foundation courses . The IGCSE is an international alternative, and is recognised as being equivalent to, the GCSE. Students begin learning the syllabus at the beginning of Year 10 and take examinations at the end of Year 11.

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Key Facts

Age: 14-17

Start Dates: September (January entry may be considered for suitable applicants)

Course Length: Usually 6 terms. (3 terms = 1 year)

Hours per Week: 3 per subject on average in class

Course content: Up to 9 subjects, with English lessons provided as appropriate.

Progression: AS/A Level and Foundation Courses

Core Subjects                  
Computer Science
Global Citizenship

Additional Subjects
Art                             Enterprise
Biology                     English Literature
Business Studies    French
Chemistry                German
Economics               Physics

Please ask us for the latest subject availability. We can run a variety of other subjects if there is enough demand or as one to one courses with private lessons.