Curriculum Overview

At SCIE we follow and British style Curriculum with students completing iGCSE and A-Level courses during the 4 years of study at the school. The Cambridge Assessment International Education portfolio of IGCSE qualifications provides a solid foundation for higher level courses such as A and AS levels qualifications.

At SCIE there is a ‘Core’ Curriculum of IGCSE subjects and Optional IGCSE subjects that can be selected;

Core SubjectsOptional Subjects
ChineseSpanish and Japanese
ChemistryHistory and Geography
PhysicsEconomics and Business studies
MathematicsBiology and Computer science
EnglishMusic and Drama and Art

Each student would be expected to complete the 5 core subjects plus three optional subjects in years G1 and G2 (Yr. 10 and 11). Students who move on to A-Level studies would then select AS subject

AS / A level Subjects
ArtSpanish
BiologyComputer science
ChemistryAccounting
PhysicsEconomics
GeographyMathematics
HistorySociology
PsychologyMusic
DramaEnglish Language
English LiteratureEPQ (Extended Project Qualification) *

We also have some limited AP subjects available;

AP – Calculus / AP Statistics / AP American History

N.B All students at SCIE study an English qualification at every level * EPQ (Extended project qualification is the English qualification for A2 year