Following the English system students spend Years 10 and 11, when they are aged 14 to 16, in Key Stage 4. During these years all students study IGCSE courses for which they take the examinations at the end of Year 11.
All students are expected to study 8 subjects for IGCSE. These must include Mathematics, English, Thai, and at least one Science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics) . Although all students take Thai, only those who are native speakers are expected to take the IGCSE examination.
For their other subjects selections are made from Art, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Design Technology, Food Technology, Geography, History, ICT, Mandarin, and Physics.
The top Year 10 and 11 English sets normally take both IGCSE First Language English and IGCSE World Literature. Other students take IGCSE Second Language English.
We invite Year 9 parents and students to an information meeting in late January or early February at which we explain IGCSE and our options system.
In addition to their IGCSE subjects all students also have non-examined classes in Physical Education and PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education).