University of Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education)
The University of Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progress and success
Developed over 25 years ago, it has been tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide. Cambridge IGCSE has long been recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
The Cambridge IGCSE curriculum offers a variety of routes for students with a wide range of abilities, including those whose first language is not English. There is a foundation of core subjects and the curriculum has a breadth and cross-curricular perspectives.
We will be encouraging students to engage with a variety of subjects, and make connections between them. That is fundamental to Suncity School's transversal and trans-disciplinary approach to learning.
The Cambridge IGCSE helps improve students’ performance by developing skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving.There are over 70 subjects available at Cambridge IGCSE. Our students will be expected to take a minimum of 7 subjects from those offered and a maximum of 10.
Additional certificates can be added at further examination sittings. Students will pay a fee for each examination appeared.The International Section School Year runs from 1st August – to mid June, with examinations in May and June (except Hindi, which is taken in March).
Cambridge IGCSE develops student knowledge, understanding and skills in:
Scholars worldwide have been involved in the development of Cambridge IGCSE. The syllabi are international in outlook, but retain local relevance.
- Subject content
- Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as unfamiliar situations
- Intellectual enquiry
- Flexibility and responsiveness to change
- Working and communicating well in English
- Influencing outcomes
- Cultural awareness.
Cambridge programmes prepare students for life in the 21st century – helping them to develop an informed curiosity and lasting passion for learning.
The Cambridge programme helps students become confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged, ready to tackle the demands of tomorrow’s world and capable of shaping a better world for the future.That is why success with Cambridge opens doors to the world’s best universities – in the UK, the US, Australia, Canada and beyond.
It is what you would expect from an organisation that is one of the world’s leading academic centres - University of Cambridge, which was founded in 1226.