Legae Academy offers the internationally recognised curriculum Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE). It is the worlds most popular international certification for end of Secondary School.
Cambridge IGCSE is widely recognised by higher education institutions and employers around the world as evidence of academic achievement. Many universities require a combination of Cambridge International A Levels and Cambridge IGCSEs to meet their entry requirements.
Established over 25 years ago, IGCSE is used in schools all over the world. The curriculum is designed to stimulate thinking, and develop multiple skills that students will need in their professional lives.
Specifically, Cambridge IGCSE develops knowledge, understanding and skill in:
• Subject content
• Applying knowledge and understanding to new
as well as unfamiliar situations
• Intellectual enquiry
• Flexibility and responsiveness to change
• Working and communicating in English
• Influencing outcomes
• Cultural awareness.
Most subjects offered at Legae Academy are at Extended Level. This means that students can attain a grade between A* to E in a subject taken at Extended Level. To cater for differing levels of ability, Legae Academy offers certain subjects at Core Level. Core Level is done by students that are expected to achieve a grade between C to G.
Legae Academy offers a diverse range of IGCSE subjects. These include:
• Art and Design
• Business Studies
• Computer Science
• Development Studies
• English – First Language (Oral Endorsement)
• English – Second Language (Speaking
• English – Literature
• French – Foreign Language
• Information and Communication Technology
• Mathematics – Additional
Most students write Cambridge IGCSE final examinations at the end of Form 5, in the October/November session. In special circumstances, students can also opt to write the examinations in the May/June session.
Legae Academy has a very successful pass rate in Cambridge IGCSE, including a high credit pass rate. The school is also proud of its students that have achieved the Cambridge Top in the World Award, with 2016 being the latest year in which students have received this most prestigious award.