Secondary – Years 9 and 10


Years 9 and 10 at ISIB – Cambridge IGCSE’S

In Years 9 and 10 at ISIB students work towards completing the Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education), by the end of Year 10.  The Cambridge IGCSE curriculum offers a variety of routes for learners with a wide range of abilities, including those whose first language is not English.  Cambridge IGCSE offers a flexible and stimulating curriculum, supported with excellent resources and training.  For learners, Cambridge IGCSE helps improve performance by developing skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving. It is the perfect springboard to advanced study.

Cambridge IGCSE develops learner knowledge, understanding and skills in:

  • Subject content
  • Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as unfamiliar situations
  • Intellectual enquiry
  • Flexibility and responsiveness to change
  • Working and communicating in English
  • Influencing outcomes
  • Cultural awareness.

The syllabuses are international in outlook, but retain a local relevance. They have been created specifically for an international student body and avoid cultural bias.  Cambridge IGCSE helps improve performance by developing skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving. It is the perfect springboard to advanced study.  Cambridge IGCSE is widely recognised by higher education institutions and employers around the world as evidence of academic achievement. Many universities require a combination of Cambridge IGCSEs to meet their entry requirements.

​The students are taught by subject specialists across a range of subject areas.  For details about the curriculum overviews, what topics will be covered throughout these 2 years and how they will be assessed please click on the subject below: