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OPTIONS AFTERNOON 2013-2014. WHAT IS CAMBRIDGE IGCSE? The Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is provided by University.

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1 OPTIONS AFTERNOON

2 WHAT IS CAMBRIDGE IGCSE? The Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is provided by University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), the worlds largest provider of international qualifications for 14–19 year olds Cambridge IGCSE is a high-profile qualification with an excellent reputation It is recognized by universities and institutes of higher education around the world It is equivalent in standard to the UK GCSE and Cambridge International GCE O Level examinations

3 Learners develop knowledge, understanding and skills in: Subject content Applying knowledge and understanding to familiar and new situations Intellectual enquiry Flexibility and responsiveness to change Working and communicating in English Influencing outcomes Cultural awareness

4 WHAT ARE CAMBRIDGE IGCSE COURSES AND EXAMINATIONS LIKE? The course differs for each subject, but throughout there will be a mix of assessment methods, including practical exercises, oral and listening tests, projects and written examinations Examinations are held in June and November each year with results issued in August and February respectively Subjects are graded A* through to G Grade A* is awarded for the highest level of achievement and grade G for the lowest For more details, you can visit the website

5 A three year IGCSE programme. The students will appear for the External Exam in May/June 2017.

6 English First language OR Second language Mathematics Information and Communication Technology Environmental Management

7 The students have a wide range of subjects to choose from. They can choose one subject from each of the following options Option 1 Physics Accounting Option 2 Chemistry Business Studies Option 3 Biology Economics Option 4 Urdu/French Development Studies Art English Literature Travel & Tourism

8 Physical Education Arabic (School Assessment) Islamic Studies / Value Education (School Assessment) Career Counselling Opportunities for Community Service

9 This is a group award of Cambridge IGCSE and requires the study of the subjects drawn from the following 5 subject groups: Languages (Group 1) Humanities (Group 2) Sciences (Group 3) Mathematics (Group 4) Creative, Technical and Vocational (Group 5)

10 Group 1: Languages English as second language FrenchUrdu Group 2: Humanities Development Studies Economics English Literature Environment Management Group 3: Sciences BiologyChemistryPhysics Environment Management Group 4: Mathematics Group 5: Creative & Vocational Art & Design Information & Communication Technology Business Studies Accounting Travel & Tourism

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