GCSE

What is GCSE ?

The GCSE stands for the General Certificate of Secondary Education.

The GCSE is a curriculum designed for secondary school students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In Contrast, State schools in Scotland generally use their own exam system called Scottish Qualifications Certificate rather than the GCSE, but there are a number of increasing private schools in Scotland which offer the GCSE as an alternative option. The GCSE is generally viewed as an equivalent to the IGCSE in terms of difficulty, although some agure that IGCSE is more challenging due the the inflating grades of the GCSE in recent years, there are also others who argue otherwise.

Recently, the GCSE has been reformed to use the new 9-1 grading system along with various changes across various subjects.

IGCSE

What is IGCSE?

The IGCSE stands for The International General Certificate of Secondary Education.

Originally developed by University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), it is a curriculum designed as an alternative to national curricula for secondary school students, most of whom start studying the syllabus in Year 10 and take the exam in Year 11. Many of those who take the IGCSE view it as preparation before they move on to exam systems of higher levels, such as International Baccalaureate, A-Level and BTEC Level 3. For Hong Kong students, there are two exam boards offering their own versions of the IGCSE, notably Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) (formerly known as CIE) and Pearson Edexcel. Students can register for the IGCSE through Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority.


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IGCSE COURSES

2019 Summer Course Time Table

Subject Course Type Period Day & Time Hours Price
Biology GCE A Level AS 1st Year 15th July – 15th August 2019 Mon & Thu 10:30am – 12:00noon 15 hours  $             9,750
Biology IB Y12/Y13 Core 9th July – 16th August 2019 Tue & Fri 10:30am – 12:00noon 18 hours  $           11,700
Biology IB Y12 (SL) 16th July – 13th August 2019 Tue & Fri 10:30am – 12:00noon 13.5 hours  $            5,400
Biology IB Y12/Y13 (AHL) 15th July – 15th August 2019 Mon & Thu 10:30am – 12:00noon 15 hours  $             9,750
Chemistry IB Y12 SL/HL 8th July – 15th August 2019 Mon & Thu 10:30am – 12:00noon 18 hours  $           11,700
Chemistry IB Y13 SL/HL 8th July – 15th August 2019 Tue & Thu 10:30am – 12:00noon 18 hours  $           11,700
Chemistry GCE A Level AS 1st Year 19th July – 20th August 2019 Wed & Sat 2:00pm – 3:30pm 15 hours  $             9,750
Physics IB Y12 (HL/SL) 10th July – 17th August 2019 Wed & Sat 11:00am – 12:30pm 12 hours  $           11,700
Mathematics IGCSE Y10 19th July – 16th August 2019 Tue & Fri 3:30 – 5:00pm 13.5 hours  $            5,400
Mathematics IGCSE Y11 22nd July – 19th August 2019 Mon & Thu 2:00 – 3:30pm 13.5 hours  $            5,400
Chinese IGCSE Y10 16th July – 16th August 2019 Tue & Fri 3:30 – 5:00pm 15 hours  $            6,000
Economics IGCSE Y10 15th July – 14th August 2019 Mon & Wed 4:30 – 6:00pm 15 hours  $            6,000
Psychology IB Y12 SL/HL 15th July – 15th August 2019 Mon & Thu 2:00 – 3:30pm 12 hours  $           11,700