The IGCSE is a comprehensive two year program for Grades 9 and 10. It is a balanced mix of practical experience and theoretical knowledge. It is a universally recognized qualification among international schools and universities worldwide
The course offers sound international education, regularly updates and extends the curriculum. It lays an excellent foundation for students who wish to continue with the IB Curriculum at the pre -university level.
Cambridge IGCSE helps improve learning performance by developing skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving. It is the perfect springboard to advanced study.
English as a first language
Electives from Group 2 - Economics, History , Environmental Management
Electives from Group 5 - ICT, Business Studies Art & Design
Second language (choice between French, Spanish and Hindi).
Various Strategies used at Oakridge to ensure student development:
To use ideas and information through Case studies, Projects, Group work, Simulation, debate & discussion.
To generate ideas and evidences through Lateral thinking, Mind mapping, Research Projects & Creative Visualization
To plan and manage their own learning through Reflective logs, Independent study, Dissertations, Work placement & Portfolio Development
To test ideas and evidences through Seminars, Presentations, Literature reviewing, and Peer Assessments.
Cambridge IGCSE assessment takes place at the end of the course and can include written, oral, coursework and practical assessment.
This broadens opportunities for students to demonstrate their learning, particularly when their first language is not English. In many subjects there is a choice between core and extended curricula, making Cambridge IGCSE suitable for a wide range of abilities.
Core and Extended syllabus Grades are benchmarked using eight internationally recognised grades. (A*, A, B, C, D, E, F and G).
Includes written, oral, coursework and practical assessment