Pupils entering Year 10 study ten to twelve IGCSE subjects. Five of these are compulsory; the remainders are optional choices. Pupils may sit additional examinations such as Mandarin or Bahasa Melayu.


Compulsory subjects


All pupils will study English Language (as a first or second language) and there is an opportunity to study English Literature.





All pupils take Biology, Chemistry and Physics IGCSE. The Science departments regularly review courses to ensure that they are suited to pupils’ abilities and may choose to introduce Dual or Single Science IGCSE for selected pupils.


This subject is compulsory for Malaysian pupils.


Optional GCSE Subjects

These subjects will be decided upon at the end of Year 9 following sessions to offer advice and guidance on the best subject choices for your child.

Pupils will need to choose three options from the list below which will lead to the IGCSE Examinations.

  • Art and Design
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Further Mathematics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Music
  • Physical Education

Modern Language

  • French
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

If you wish to find out more about the specific course followed in any of our GCSE or IGCSE subjects, please click on the link below:

IGCSE Subject Information