The IGCSE curriculum is designed to push students to come up with new ideas and use a wide range of resources extensively. This broadening, helps to develop a deeper conceptual understanding of student work and gives way for students to communicate, collaborate and latch onto stronger conclusions.
The IGCSE exam, is the first major assessment of a students school career. At this point, independent study and increased project work alongside multiple assessments, test the many skills students develop at Square College.
Upper Secondary school comes with an increase in self responsibility, as students begin to grapple with deadlines and past question practice.
Hands on the prize
Students handle experiments directly. They are involved with producing variable and non-variable conditions for their learning spaces and labs. We believe in the importance of visual and physical cues, and IGCSE students work hard to engage with the information around them.
They are taught to develop a hypothesis, simulate experimental tests and explain the results. Students enjoy this level of engagement and application, amongst other activities that come with the IGCSE program.
Here’s an overview of the focus spread for IGCSE classes.