Grade 9 and 10 students at Raffles World Academy (RWA) follow the CIE International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) programme. The two-year IGCSE programme is the world's most popular international qualification for 14–16 year olds. It develops successful students, giving them excellent preparation for their next steps in education, including progression to the IB Diploma Programme in Grade 11. CIE IGCSE is recognized by universities and employers worldwide. It is also suitable for students whose first language may not be English and this is acknowledged throughout the examination process.
Students entering Grade 9 will choose their subject options for the IGCSE under the guidance of the IGCSE Coordinator. All students at RWA study the following compulsory IGCSE subjects:
They also choose three option subjects from:
Students sit external examinations in May/June of Grade 10 at the end of the two-year programme.
To view the IGCSE Curriculum Overview, please click here.