IGCSE (ages 15 – 17 years)

INTRODUCTION

Our Key Stage 4 covers Year 10 and Year 11. Zenith offers both the Arts and Science stream, aimed to assist our students for a smooth continuity into their tertiary studies. Based on the British National Curriculum, students who complete their Key Stage 4 will take the IGCSE examinations. Upon completion of their IGCSE, they may continue to a pre-university programme.


CURRICULUM

The IGCSE qualification is one of the world’s most popular and sought-after qualification for students wishing to embark into their tertiary studies globally. A qualification accepted throughout the world, IGCSE graduates have a wide option of specialisation for their continuity into their preferred college/university.

The IGCSE encourages learner-centred and enquiry-based approaches to learning. It develops learners’ skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving, giving learners excellent preparation for the next stage in their education. Clearly defined learning outcomes and content, mean the IGCSE is compatible with other curriculum and is internationally relevant and sensitive to different needs and cultures.

The IGCSE examination takes place at the end of the two academic year course and includes written and oral tests. Each learner’s performance is benchmarked using internationally recognised grades. 


SUBJECTS (ARTS STREAM)

1. English Language

2. Mathematics

3. Accounting

4. Business Studies

5. Economics

6. Computer Science

7. History

8. Bahasa Malaysia*

9. PSHE/P.Islam**

10. Mandarin

* For Malaysian students only.
** Non-examinable

Note: In addition to the above, compulsory subjects required by the Malaysian Ministry of Education will also be taught.


SUBJECTS (SCIENCE STREAM)

1. English Language

2. Mathematics

3. Additional Mathematics

4. Biology

5. Chemistry

6. Physics

7. Accounting/History

8. Bahasa Malaysia*

9. PSHE/P.Islam**

10. Mandarin

* For Malaysian students only.
** Non-examinable

Note: In addition to the above, compulsory subjects required by the Malaysian Ministry of Education will also be taught.