IGCSE Curriculum

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About IGCSE

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KiiT International School offers the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) program from Grade 7 to 10. Our IGCSE curriculum sets clear goals for learners in the form of external examinations held every May/June at KiiT International School, and for teachers in the form of professional development opportunities within India and abroad. These reliable and rigorous standards ensure a high quality education is maintained. KiiT International School is the only authorized examination centre in the state of Odisha.

Upon completion of the course, students have the opportunity to achieve the prestigious Cambridge ICE (International Certificate of Education Award)

Why Cambridge

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Cambridge International Examinations prepare school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. Our international qualifications are recognized by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career.

IGCSE Programme in KiiTIS

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Key Features of the Programme

Has worldwide recognition and is equivalent to the Certificate of Secondary Education from Indian education boards, General Certificate of Secondary Education, and ‘O’ Level. It offers syllabi which reflect local economies and cultures within a global context, hence ensuring that students gain a wide perspective while recognizing and valuing their own environment.

An Overview

Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification and has been designed especially for an international audience.

With its 70 subjects, available in any combination and including more than 30 languages, the Cambridge IGCSE curriculum offers a variety of routes for learners with a wide range of abilities, including those whose first language is not English. It develops learner knowledge, understanding and skills in:

  • Subject content
  • Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as familiar situations
  • Intellectual enquiry
  • Flexibility and responsiveness to change
  • Working and communicating in English
  • Influencing outcomes
  • Cultural awareness

Key Features of the Programme

Has worldwide recognition and is equivalent to the Certificate of Secondary Education from Indian education boards, General Certificate of Secondary Education, and ‘O’ Level. It offers syllabi which reflect local economies and cultures within a global context, hence ensuring that students gain a wide perspective while recognizing and valuing their own environment.

Subjects Offered

A wide range of IGCSE subjects are available and these are grouped into five curriculum areas:

Group Paper Subjects Offered
1 Languages English – 1st Language, English – 2nd Language, English – Literature, Hindi, French, Spanish
2 Humanities & Social sciences Economics, Geography
3 Sciences Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Co-ordinated Sciences(Double award)
4 Cambridge Mathematics Additional Mathematics, International Mathematics
5 Creative & Professional Art and Design, Business Studies, Computer science

Assessment

Good assessment is at the heart of a good education. Our assessment system has been developed in such a way that students develop (acquire) deep subject knowledge, conceptual understanding and a higher level of thinking skills.

Type of assessment Weightage
1 Project activities Grade Based
2 Regularity in work both CW & HW* Class behaviour and overall discipline Grade Based
3 Unit tests 20%
4 Summative examination 80%
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