The International General Certificate of Secondary Education is an English language curriculum offered to students to prepare them for Advanced level (A Level) or equivalent.
At Lucton School Shanghai students will embark on course relevant to their backgrounds, potential and level of English. Following interviews and entry tests, students and parents will discuss aspirations and set individual targets for each student. The aim is to achieve the best possible A Level grades at the end of the course.
Depending on achievement level on arrival at Lucton School Shanghai for the three year course, students will be guided on to a programme blending English as an Additional Language with ICGSE courses in selected subjects. As students will be attending Lucton School Shanghai from a variety of backgrounds in China, care will be taken to match the level achieved and curriculum covered in students’ previous schools with the IGCSE syllabus.
The following subjects are offered at IGCSE:
English as a First Language
English as a Second Language
Art and Design
Physical Education (PE)
Chinese as a First Language
Chinese as a Second Language
Chinese as a Foreign Language