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IGCSE

The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is an academically rigorous, internationally used curriculum which is offered to students to prepare them for International Baccalaureate, A Level and BTEC Level 3.
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The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is an academically rigorous, internationally used, and specialized English language curriculum which is offered to students to prepare them for International Baccalaureate, A Level and BTEC Level 3 (which is recommended for higher tier students).

It is based on the GCE O-Level and is recognised as being equivalent to the GCSE.

The IGCSE was developed by University of Cambridge International Examinations. The examination board Edexcel offers its own version, the Edexcel International GCSE.

In many countries outside the UK IGCSE is used largely for languages, arts and the humanities. However recent changes to the GCSE curriculum has meant some schools in the emirates reconsidering the IGCSE option.

More on the recent changes to the GCC here

 

 

27 Hong Kong Schools offering IGCSE

School name Community District
California School Kowloon City Kowloon
Discovery Bay International School Lantau Island New Territories
ESF Island School Central & Western Hong Kong Island
ESF King George V School Kowloon City Kowloon
ESF Sha Tin College Sha Tin New Territories
ESF South Island School Southern Hong Kong Island
ESF West Island School Central & Western Hong Kong Island
French International School Blue Pool Road Wan Chai Hong Kong Island
German Swiss International School (The Peak campus) Central & Western Hong Kong Island
Han Academy Southern Hong Kong Island
Harrow International School Tuen Mun New Territories
International College Hong Kong Secondary Sha Tau Kok New Territories
Invictus International School (Chai Wan) Eastern District Hong Kong Island
Kellett School (Kowloon Bay) Kowloon City Kowloon
Kent College Hong Kong Central & Western Hong Kong Island
Kiangsu-Chekiang College, International Section (Secondary) Eastern District Hong Kong Island
Korean International School Eastern District Hong Kong Island
Nord Anglia International School, Hong Kong Kowloon City Kowloon
Po Leung Kuk Choi Kai Yau Kowloon City Kowloon
Sear Rogers International School Kowloon City Kowloon
Singapore International School Hong Kong (Secondary) Southern Hong Kong Island
St Paul's Convent School (Secondary) Central & Western Hong Kong Island
St Paul’s College Central & Western Hong Kong Island
Think Academy Kowloon City Kowloon
Wycombe Abbey School Hong Kong Southern Hong Kong Island
Yew Chung International School Hong Kong (Secondary) Kowloon City Kowloon
YMCA of HK Christian College Lantau Island New Territories

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