INTERNATIONAL GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION (IGCSE)
Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progression and success. Developed over 25 years ago, it is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide.
The Cambridge IGCSE curriculum offers a variety of routes for learners with a wide range of abilities, including those whose first language is not English. Cambridge IGCSE helps improve performance by developing skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving. It is the perfect springboard to advanced study.
Cambridge IGCSE develops learner knowledge, understanding and skills in:
- Subject content
- Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as unfamiliar situations
- Intellectual enquiry
- Flexibility and responsiveness to change
- Working and communicating in English
- Influencing outcomes
- Cultural awareness.
Schools worldwide have been involved in the development of Cambridge IGCSE. The syllabuses are international in outlook, but retain a local relevance. They have been created specifically for an international student body and avoid cultural bias. For further information, please visit www.cie.org.uk
Al Sahwa Schools offers the following subjects at IGCSE 2014-2016. The syllabus date refers to the year in which the examination will be taken. Grade 10 will take the 2015 syllabus and Grade 9 the 2016 syllabus.
Arabic First language
Arabic Foreign Language
English First language
English Second Language
Art and Design