IGCSE Subjects

IGCSE English Language
Essay writing, rewriting and summarising texts at a very advanced level (Cambridge C2 Proficiency)

IGCSE English Literature
Study of a number of works of literature of different genres (poetry, novels and drama)

IGCSE Mathematics
Algebra, trigonometry, arithmetic, geometry, statistics and probability

IGCSE Biology
Human biology (cells, breathing, metabolism, reproduction, etc.), plant biology, genetics and ecology

IGCSE Chemistry
Organic and inorganic chemistry (elements, mixtures, structure of the atom, chemical reactions, etc.)

IGCSE Economics
Introduction to economics, including currencies, inflation, the labour market, production and trade

IGCSE History
Introduction to 20th-century history, covering the USSR, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich and the Second World War


Optional subjects

A two-part programme in which students create a portfolio and complete an examination

IGCSE French / B1 Delf
Lower intermediate programme in general French (listening, reading, speaking and writing)

IGCSE Music 
Covers areas of music theory and composition

IGCSE Physics
Motion, pressure, energy, thermal effects, sound, radiation, electricity, magnets, electronics and the structure of the atom

IGCSE Spanish
Lower intermediate programme in general Spanish (listening, reading, speaking and writing)

A-level Subjects 

A-level Biology
General biology, including molecules and cells, metabolism and reproduction, energy and the environment, respiration and coordination.

A-level Chemistry
General organic, inorganic and physical chemistry, plus advanced study of kinetics, entropy, acid-base equilibria, redox equilibria, aromatic chemistry, biochemistry and NMR spectroscopy.

A-level Economics
Key areas of economics: trade, production, currencies, inflation, boom periods and crises, monetary policies and the labour market.

A-level English Literature
Close study of six works from at least two historical periods.

A-level French
Advanced French and French literature.

A-level German
The A-level German course is designed for students with a high level of proficiency in German. It includes the study of a representative sample of classic German literature, the history of German literature, literary genres, and an extended assignment.

A-level History
In-depth study of 20th-century history, including the USSR, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich and the Second World War, as well as a number of other topics

A-level Mathematics
Advanced algebra, coordinate geometry, differential and integral calculus, sequences and series, trigonometry, logarithms, numerical methods, vectors, probability theory, correlation and regression, discrete random variables, normal distribution and certain areas of mechanics (kinematics, forces and equilibrium, momentum, Newton’s laws of motion, energy, work and power) 

A-level Further Mathematics                                                                                                                       
Complex Numbers; quadratics; numerical methods; coordinate systems; matrices; series; proof; inequalities; first & second order differential equations; polar coordinates; hyperbolic functions; calculus; vectors; kinematics; centres of mass; work and energy; collisions; statics of rigid bodies; the binomial and Poisson distributions; continuous random variables; continuous distributions; samples; hypothesis tests; algorithms; critical path analysis; linear programming.

A-level Physics
Particles, quantum phenomena and electricity, mechanics, materials and waves


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