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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

 

 

38 UK Schools offering IGCSE

School name Community Region
Ardingly College West Sussex South East England
Bedales Hampshire South East England
Bede's Senior School East Sussex South East England
Bradfield College Berkshire South East England
Brentwood School Essex East of England
Brooke House College Leicestershire West Midlands
Canford School Dorset South West England
Cobham Hall School Kent South East England
Concord College Shropshire South West England
Downe House Berkshire South East England
Dulwich College (UK) Southwark Greater London
Haileybury School Hertfordshire East of England
Hampton School Middlesex Greater London
Highgate School Camden Greater London
Kent College, Canterbury (Senior School) Kent South East England
King Edward’s School, Birmingham Warwickshire West Midlands
King's InterHigh Westminster Greater London
King's School Canterbury Kent South East England
Lord Wandsworth College Hampshire South East England
Magdalen College School Oxfordshire South East England
Malvern St James Girls’ School Worcestershire West Midlands
Manchester Grammar School Lancashire North West England
Merchant Taylors' School Hertfordshire East of England
Queenswood School Hertfordshire East of England
Rossall School Lancashire North West England
Sherborne International School Dorset South West England
Sherborne School Dorset South West England
St Catherine's, Bramley Surrey South East England
St Mary's Calne Wiltshire South West England
St Mary’s School, Ascot Berkshire South East England
Taunton International School Somerset South West England
Taunton School Somerset South West England
The Royal Ballet School Westminster Greater London
Wimbledon High School Merton Greater London
Windermere School (Senior School & Sixth Form) Cumbria North West England
Wotton House International School Gloucestershire South West England
Wycombe Abbey Buckinghamshire South East England
Yehudi Menuhin School Surrey South East England

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