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Program of Studies 22-23

Cambridge IGCSE Courses

 

2000322

 

PRE-AICE BIOLOGY IGCSE

Offered:

Credit: 

Length: Prerequisite:

Type of Credit:

Grade 9

1.0

Year

 

Biology

This course helps learners to understand the technological world in which they live and take an informed interest in science and scientific developments. Learners gain an understanding of the basic principles of biology through a mix of theoretical and practical studies. They also develop an understanding of the scientific skills essential for further study at Cambridge International A Level, which are useful in everyday life. As they progress, learners understand how science is studied and practiced, and become aware that the results of scientific research can have both good and bad effects on individuals, communities and the environment.

 

2003372

PRE-AICE CHEMISTRY IGCSE

Offered:

Credit: 

Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9

1.0

Year

 

EQ Science

This course enables learners to understand the technological world in which they live and take an informed interest in science and scientific developments. Learners gain an understanding of the basic principles of Chemistry through a mix of theoretical and practical studies. They also develop an understanding of the scientific skills essential. As they progress, learners understand how science is studied and practiced, and become aware that the results of scientific research can have both good and bad effects on individuals, communities and the environment.

 

1001560

PRE-AICE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IGCSE

Offered:

Credit: 

Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9

1.0

Year

 

English

This course is designed for learners to develop the ability to communicate clearly, accurately and effectively in both speech and writing. They learn how to employ a wide-ranging vocabulary, use correct grammar, spelling and punctuation, and develop a personal style and an awareness of the audience being addressed. Learners will also read widely, both for their own enjoyment and to further their awareness of the ways in which English can be used. This course also develops more general analysis and communication skills such as synthesis, inference, and the ability to order facts and present opinions effectively.

 

1209825

PRE-AICE MATH 2 IGCSE

Offered:

Credit:

Length: Prerequisite:

Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10

1.0

Year

 

Geometry

This course enables the development of mathematical knowledge as a key life skill, and as a basis for more advanced study. This course aims to build learners' confidence by helping them develop a feel for numbers, patterns and relationships, and places a strong emphasis on solving problems and presenting and interpreting results. Learners also gain an understanding of how to communicate and reason using mathematical concepts

 

3026015

PRE-AICE MATH 3 IGCSE

Offered:

Credit:

Length: Prerequisite:

Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10

1.0

Year

 

Algebra 2

This course is intended to prepare students for the AICE Math curriculum. Students will devise mathematical arguments and present them precisely and logically, develop creativity and perseverance in the approach to problem solving, derive enjoyment and satisfaction from engaging in mathematical pursuits, and gain an appreciation of the beauty, power and usefulness of mathematics.

 

3026015 

CAMBRIDGE PRE-AICE PHYSICAL EDUCATION IGCSE 

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit: 

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 

1.0 

Year  

None 

Personal Fitness/Physical Education 

The purpose of this required course is to teach students the importance of maintaining an optimal level of health fitness and how to assess and develop that fitness. The content will also include knowledge of health problems associated with inadequate fitness levels, knowledge and application of human body and the physiological principles of fitness, proper nutrition, stress management, and consumer issues related to physical fitness. Students will develop individual wellness plans 

 

0708532

PRE-AICE SPANISH IGSCE

Offered:

Credit: 

Length: Prerequisite:

Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10

1.0

Year

 

Elective

This course is designed for learners who are learning Spanish as a foreign language. The aim is to develop an ability to use the language effectively for practical communication. The course is based on the linked language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, and these are built on as learner’s progress through their studies. The syllabus also aims to offer insights into the culture and civilization of countries where the language is spoken, thus encouraging positive attitudes towards language learning and towards speakers of other languages

 

0708534 

PRE-AICE SPANISH 2 IGCSE 

Offered: 

Credit: 

Length: 

Prerequisite: 

Type of Credit: 

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 

1.0 

Year 

Pre-AICE Spanish 1 or equivalent course 

World Language 

This course is a continuation of Pre-AICE Spanish 1 and is designed for learners who are learning Spanish as a foreign language. The aim is to develop an ability to use the language effectively for practical communication. The course is based on the linked language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, and these are built on as learner’s progress through their studies

 

2109321

PRE-AICE WORLD HISTORY IGCSE

Offered:

Credit:

Length: Prerequisite:

Type of Credit:

Grade 9

1.0

Year

 

World History

In this course, learners will look at major international issues of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as well as covering the history of particular regions in more depth. The emphasis is on both historical knowledge and on the skills required for historical research.  Learners develop an understanding of the nature of cause and effect, continuity and change, similarity and difference and find out how to use and understand historical evidence as part of their studies.

Cambridge Math and Science Courses

1202362

AICE MATH

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

1.0

Year

None

Math

This course develops a set of transferable skills. These include the skill of working with mathematical information, as well as the ability to think logically and independently, consider accuracy, model situations mathematically, analyze results and reflect on findings. Learners can apply these skills across a wide range of subjects and these skills equip them well for progression to higher education or directly into employment.

 

2002515

AICE MARINE SCIENCE 1 – AS LEVEL

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10

1.0

Year

 

EQ Science

Students will learn a coherent and stimulating introduction to the science of the marine environment. The AS part of the course concentrates on the scientific study of the sea and its ecosystems.  The emphasis throughout is on the understanding of concepts and the application of ideas to new contexts as well as on the acquisition of knowledge, and the course encourages creative thinking and problem-solving skills which are transferable to any future career path. It is expected that practical activities will underpin the teaching of the whole courseStudents will take the AS Level examination.

 

2002535

AICE MARINE SCIENCE  – A LEVEL

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10

1.0

Year

 

EQ Science

Students will learn a coherent and stimulating introduction to the science of the marine environment. The AS part of the course concentrates on the scientific study of the sea and its ecosystems.  The emphasis throughout is on the understanding of concepts and the application of ideas to new contexts as well as on the acquisition of knowledge, and the course encourages creative thinking and problem-solving skills which are transferable to any future career path. It is expected that practical activities will underpin the teaching of the whole course.  Students will take the A Level examination.

 

2000321

AICE BIOLOGY 1 – AS LEVEL

Offered:

Credit: 

Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

1.0

Year

 

DD (either Biology or EQ Science)

Students will learn main theoretical concepts which are fundamental to the subject, a section on some current applications of biology, and a strong emphasis on advanced practical skills. Practical skills are assessed in a timetabled practical examination. Students will take the AS Level examination.

 

 

 

 

2000323

AICE BIOLOGY 1 – A LEVEL

Offered:

Credit: 

Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

1.0

Year

 

DD (EQ Science)

Students will learn main theoretical concepts which are fundamental to the subject, a section on some current applications of biology, and a strong emphasis on advanced practical skills. Practical skills are assessed in a timetabled practical examination.  The emphasis throughout is on the understanding of concepts and the application of biology ideas in novel contexts as well as on the acquisition of knowledge. The course encourages creative thinking and problem-solving skills which are transferable to any future career path.  Students will take the A Level examination.

2003371

AICE CHEMISTRY 1 – AS LEVEL

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

1.0

Year

 

EQ Science

Students will learn the main theoretical concepts which are fundamental to the subject, a section on some current applications of chemistry, and a strong emphasis on advanced practical skills. Practical skills are assessed in a timetabled practical examination.   The emphasis throughout is on the understanding of concepts and the application of chemistry ideas in novel contexts as well as on the acquisition of knowledge. The course encourages creative thinking and problem-solving skills which are transferable to any future career path.  Students will take the AS Level examination.

2003431

AICE PHYSICS 1 – AS LEVEL

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

1.0

Year

 

EQ Science

This course includes the main theoretical concepts which are fundamental to the subject, some current applications of physics, and a strong emphasis on advanced practical skills. Practical skills are assessed in a timetabled practical examination.  The emphasis throughout is on the understanding of concepts and the application of physics ideas in novel contexts as well as on the acquisition of knowledge. The course encourages creative thinking and problem-solving skills which are transferable to any future career path.  Students will take the AS Level examination

2107360

AICE PSYCHOLOGY 1 – AS LEVEL

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

1.0

Year

 

Elective

In this course, students will develop their appreciation of the subject by exploring the ways in which psychology is conducted. As part of their studies, learners also review important research; this provides an insight into the ways in which psychology has been applied, thereby leading to a better understanding of key approaches, research methods and issues and debates.  

 

Cambridge Language Courses

1001550

AICE ENGLISH LANGUAGE – AS Level

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 11

1.0

Year

 

English

Students will learn and study English language and its use in communication. Learners will be encouraged to respond critically to a wide variety of texts in a range of forms, styles and contexts, and to promote skills of communication, reading, research and analysis.  Through their study, learners will develop an ability to read and analyze material, gaining further knowledge and understanding of English language features and issues. Learners will also develop the skills of writing clearly, accurately, creatively and effectively for different purposes and audiences.  Students will take the AS Level examination.

0708538

AICE SPANISH LANGUAGE – AS LEVEL

Offered: Credit:

Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

1.0

Year

 

Elective

Students will achieve greater fluency, accuracy and confidence in the language as it is spoken and written form and improve their communication skills.   They will learn how to improve their use of Spanish in a variety of situations, understanding how to read texts and other source materials, extract information, initiate conversations and respond to questions both orally and in writing.  Students will take the AS Level examination.

 

 

 

 

Cambridge Arts and Humanities

0101370

AICE ART AND DESIGN 1 – AS Level

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 12

1.0

Year

 

English

 

Learners gain an understanding of visual perception and aesthetic experience, and the ways in which art and design creates a language of its own. Most of the work for this syllabus is practical or studio based, so that learners can develop their abilities of observation and analysis of the visual world, sensitivity, skill, personal expression and imagination. They also learn how to relate their skills to an enhanced knowledge of their own cultures, past and present, as well as an appreciation of practical design problems.

1005370

AICE ENGLISH LITERATURE – AS Level

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 12

1.0

Year

 

English

Learners will study a range of texts in the three main forms: prose, poetry and drama. Set texts are offered from a wide range of different periods and cultures.  Learners will develop skills of reading and analysis of texts, and are encouraged to undertake wider reading to aid understanding of the texts studied. They will learn skills of effective and appropriate communication including the ability to discuss the critical context of texts.

 

0708530

AICE SPANISH LITERATURE – AS Level

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 12

1.0

Year

 

Elective

Students will achieve greater fluency, accuracy and confidence in the language as it is spoken and written form and improve their communication skills.   They will learn how to improve their use of Spanish in a variety of situations, understanding how to read texts and other source materials, extract information, initiate conversations and respond to questions both orally and in writing.  Students will take the AS Level examination.

 

2100490

AICE INTERNATIONAL HISTORY 1 – AS LEVEL

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

1.0

Year

 

World History

In this course, learners will modern history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  The emphasis is on both historical knowledge and on the skills required for historical research. Learners develop an understanding of cause and effect, continuity and change, similarity and difference, and use historical evidence as part of their studies. At AS learners can select from topics in International history.  Students will take the AS Level – International History examination.

2100500

AICE U.S. HISTORY 1 – AS LEVEL

Offered:

Credit:

Length: Prerequisite:

Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

1.0

Year

 

American History

In this course, learners will modern history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  The emphasis is on both historical knowledge and on the skills required for historical research. Learners develop an understanding of cause and effect, continuity and change, similarity and difference, and use historical evidence as part of their studies. At AS learners can select from topics in American history.  Students will take the AS Level – American History examination.

 

2108310

AICE SOCIOLOGY 1 – AS LEVEL

Offered:

Credit:

Length:

Prerequisite:

Type of Credit:

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

1.0

Year

None

Elective

In a rapidly changing world, this course offers students the opportunity to not only explore the processes that are shaping current trends, but also to develop an understanding of the complexity and diversity of human societies and their continuities with the past. The study of Sociology should stimulate awareness of contemporary social, cultural and political issues, and focus attention on the importance of examining these issues in a rigorous, reasoned and analytical way. Students take the AS Level examination

 

Cambridge Other Courses

 

1009400

AICE ENGLISH GENERAL PAPER – AS Level

Offered: Credit:  Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 10

1.0

Year

 

English

AS Level English General Paper encourages learners to engage with a variety of topics, including knowledge and understanding gained from study of other subjects. They learn to become confident in analyzing knowledge and opinion from a variety of sources, to build arguments and to communicate through written English.  The Cambridge International AS Level English General Paper enables learners to develop these skills which are of great use for further study and employment. Students will take the AS Level examination.

1700372

AICE THINKING SKILLS – AS LEVEL

Offered:

Credit: 

Length: Prerequisite: Type of Credit:

Grade 9,10,11,12

1.0

Year

 

Elective

Thinking Skills-AS Level develops a specific set of intellectual skills, independent of subject content, reflecting the need voiced by universities and employers for more mature and sophisticated ways of thinking. The Thinking Skills syllabus also enables students to approach their other subjects with an improved ability to understand, analyze and resolve problems. As a result, students will find the course of great benefit when preparing for higher education and for a wide range of careers, including law, scientific research, social science, journalism, medicine, business, accounting and engineering. The Thinking Skills syllabus encourages free and open debate, critical and investigative thinking, and informed and disciplined reasoning.

Students will take the AS Level examination.

 

1700364

AICE GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES – AS LEVEL

Offered:

Credit: 

Length: Prerequisite:

Type of Credit:

Grade 9,10,11,12

1.0

Year

 

Elective

Students will broaden their outlook through the critical analysis of - and reflection on - issues of global significance. The course is based on skills rather than on specific content. Learners develop research, thinking, reasoning and communication skills by following an approach to analyzing and evaluating arguments and perspectives called the Critical Path. Collaborative skills are enhanced through participation in a team project. The skills gained through study of AS Global Perspectives and Research enable students to meet the demands of twenty-first century learning and to make a successful transition to study in higher education.  As part of the course, learners write a research report on a research question of their own choice.  Students will take the AS Level examination.

1700365

AICE GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES – A LEVEL

Offered:

Credit: 

Length: Prerequisite:

Type of Credit:

Grade 11,12

1.0

Year

 

Elective

Students will broaden their outlook through the critical analysis of - and reflection on - issues of global significance. The course is based on skills rather than on specific content. Learners develop research, thinking, reasoning and communication skills by following an approach to analyzing and evaluating arguments and perspectives called the Critical Path. Collaborative skills are enhanced through participation in a team project. The skills gained through study of AS Global Perspectives and Research enable students to meet the demands of twenty-first century learning and to make a successful transition to study in higher education.  As part of the course, learners write a research report on a research question of their own choice.  Students will take the A Level examination.