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 Subjects Optional Subjects
Chinese Spanish and Japanese
Chemistry History and Geography
Physics Economics and Business studies
Mathematics Biology and Computer science
English Music 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
Art Spanish
Biology Computer science
Chemistry Accounting
Physics Economics
Geography Mathematics
History Sociology
Psychology Music
Drama English Language
English Literature EPQ (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