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Upper Secondary IGCSE Curriculum


Cambridge Upper Secondary Curriculum

14 to 16 years

Cambridge Upper Secondary builds on the foundations of Cambridge Lower Secondary.

It is one of the world’s most popular curriculum and internationally accepted for 14 to 16 years old.It has more subjects to choose from thereby giving a platform to students to equip themselves with skills.Students get an opportunity to demonstrate their learning, particularly when their first language is not English.Cambridge curriculum is a student friendly curriculum which enables the student to choose from many subjects and also a choice between core and extended curricula, making Cambridge IGCSE suitable for a wide range of abilities.

Grades are benchmarked using eight internationally recognised grades, A* to G, which have clear guidelines to explain the standard of achievement for each grade.

Curriculum:Cambridge Upper Secondary

What is Cambridge ICE(Cambridge International Certificate in Education)?

The Cambridge ICE certificate is a group award designed for schools that want to offer a broad curriculum. Students enter and sit for a minimum of seven subjects selected from the five IGCSE curriculum areas:

  • Group 1 – Languages
  • Group 2 – Humanities
  • Group 3 – Sciences
  • Group 4 – Mathematics
  • Group 5 – Creative and Vocational

Cambridge ICE is awarded to students who pass in at least seven Cambridge IGCSE subjects, including two from Group 1 and one from each of Groups 2 to 5. The seventh subject may be chosen from any of the syllabus groups.

Benefit of Cambridge ICE

  1. Students can demonstrate competence across a wide range of subjects and skills.
  2. Cambridge ICE carries greater currency in its own right in those countries where it is popular.
  3. Cambridge ICE is a group award for Cambridge IGCSE, and is very popular in the USA and South America.
Groups Subjects offered Codes
Group I:Languages First Language:

Second Language:
Eng (ESL)

Foreign Language:

Group II:
Humanities and Social Sciences
Economics 0455
Environmental Management 0680
Group III:
Biology 0610
Chemistry 0620
Combined Science 0478
Group IV:
Extended Math 0580
Group V:
Professional and Creative
Business Studies 0450

Highlights Upper Secondary

Portfolio Building

Career Counselling

Student led conferences


Industry Expert Sessions

Digital Portfolios

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