Higher Education preparation can sometimes feel like an insurmountable ascent of selecting locations, sifting through world rankings, finalising predicted grades and sitting examinations when your child is in their final years of secondary school. However, many renowned universities suggest that the best preparation comes early on: nurturing your child's inquiring nature, stimulating their interests and growing their emotional intelligence.
What do we focus on in the secondary school to create well-rounded students who are prepared for a world beyond school?
- We promote critical thinking and conceptual understanding
- We forge cross-curricular links
- We encourage life beyond the classroom
- We highlight the importance of well-being
The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is the international version of the GCSE courses taken by students in the United Kingdom. The IGCSE offers a good foundation for future participation in a global society. IGCSE courses are offered in a range of subjects. International General Certificates of Secondary Education (IGCSE) are important as they are internationally recognised qualifications that will not only strengthen university applications but also ensure that students gain the necessary academic, social and critical skills required for successful career in the future.
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)is widely regarded as the world’s leading post-sixteen course. Through the IB Diploma Programme, students are provided with rich opportunities to develop an outstanding breadth and depth of knowledge. In addition, engagement with the IB Diploma will enable students to flourish physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically.
Useful links for Higher Education
I want to begin looking at potential universities with my child, where can I look?