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Two-Year GCSE Course

This course is suitable for international pupils who wish to improve their English while following a traditional programme of academic subjects.

The course also suits pupils for whom English is their first language and who will benefit from small class sizes and the high level of individual care which the School offers. Pupils study between 8 and 12 GCSE subjects.


  • Age 14-15
  • Entry requirements
    English placement test, Mathematics test, interview (face-to-face or via Skype) and a good school report
  • Minimum English language level
    IELTS 4.5 standard
  • Course length
    2 years
  • End of course assessment
    Internal examinations; GCSE examinations
  • Subjects studied
    • Core Subjects: English (as a First or Second Language); Mathematics; Biology; Chemistry and Physics (dual or triple award)
    • Optional Subjects (choice of three dependent on timetabling): Additional Mathematics; Art; Business Studies; Design and Technology; English Literature; Geography and Psychology. Music may also be studied at GCSE.
    • Non-examined Subjects: English as an Additional Language; PE and PSHE.