It is important to maintain academic breadth at GCSE, providing scope for the development of knowledge and understanding across a wide range of subjects. Our core curriculum is designed to do just that.

In common with many independent schools, we offer IGCSEs in a number of subjects. These are international qualifications that are predominantly exam based.

Core subjects

  • Mathematics IGCSE
  • English Language IGCSE
  • English Literature IGCSE
  • Biology* IGCSE
  • Chemistry* IGCSE
  • Physics* IGCSE
  • One modern foreign language (French, German or Spanish) IGCSE
  • *resulting in either Triple or Double Award

    Option subjects

  • Art
  • Design technology
  • Drama
  • French IGCSE
  • Geography
  • German IGCSE
  • History
  • Latin
  • Greek (top set only, studied with Latin)
  • Music
  • Religious studies
  • Spanish IGCSE

  • In addition, all students have one PE lesson, one PSHE lesson and a Games afternoon per week. 

      GCSE BOOKLET 2019