IGCSE Agenda for Year 11 The Year ahead Year 11 ï½ January: IGCSE Mock Exams ï½ January: Students’ Information Tutorial ï½ Beginning of February: IGCSE

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  • IGCSE Agenda for Year 11The Year ahead

  • Year 11

    January: IGCSE Mock Exams

    January: Students Information Tutorial

    Beginning of February: IGCSE subjects and levels (core and extended) submitted to parents

    Mid February: IGCSE entries

    From March to June, IGCSE examinations

    November: IGCSE award Ceremony

  • CoreC to GExample: 80% is CExtendedA to EExample: 80% is AIGCSE: Grades from A* to G (8 points scale) Extended syllabus Core syllabus Grades available Grades available A* A B C----- C D---------------------- D E---------------------- E F G

  • Single level Only extended level Extended or Core level

    Teachers make their recommendations (levels)

    This is shown on a form which you receive beginning of February

    Choice of level made at registration in February

  • Art and DesignSingleFrench ForeignEBiologyC + EGeographySingleBusiness StudiesSingleGerman ForeignEChemistryC + EHistorySingle

    Dutch 1stSingleMathematicsC + EDutch ForeignC + EMusicSingleEnglish 1stEPhysicsC + EEnglish LiteratureSingleSpanish ForeignEEnglish 2nd languageE

  • First LanguagesAfrikaansArabicChineseCzechDutchEnglish FrenchGerman


  • International Certificate of Education (ICE)To qualify, at least grade G in each of 7 subjects:2 from Group I (Languages)At least 1 from each of:Group II (Humanities and Social Sciences)Group III (Sciences)Group IV (Math)Group V (Creative, Technical, Vocational)

  • Important DatesFinal entries: February, 21stSpecial Arrangements: February, 21st

    Submission of Internally Assessed Marks / Coursework: April, 30th Music Performing and Composing: before April, 30thArt & Design: From March, 1st to April, 30th Speaking tests: From March, 1st to April, 30th

    Last school day for Year 11 is April 20th , 2011

  • Important datesExamination: From May, 9th (Math) until June, 10th (Biology and Dutch)

    This time period will include the Ascension and Whit-Monday holidays. There are NO holidays for IGCSE students.

    School books are to be returned on the last examination day.

    Students are allowed to go home. Start of holidays

  • Early August (still not determined)

    Results online

    Enquiries about examination results September, 30th

    IGCSE Graduation

    November. Cambridge does not send certificates until mid October

  • Revision Guides (in order of my personal recommendation)CGP revision and practice books for GCSEwww.cgpbooks.co.uk

    Letts Revision and Study Guideswww.letts-education.com

    BBC GCSE at http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/revision

  • Adriana van CruysenIGCSE CoordinatorEmail: a.cruysen@ism.portamosana.nl