The pre-IB programme is the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE). Southlands is a recognised examination centre for Edexcel, which is the largest examination board of its kind in England.
KEY STAGE 4Years 10 to 11
Ages 14 and 15
All students follow a two-year International General Certificate in Secondary Education (IGCSE) programme. Students choose up to eight IGCSE subjects, which they study alongside either Italian Language and Literature or French. This course of study is ideal preparation for the IB Diploma Programme.
|Option A||French or Italian|
Science (Double Award)*
|Option B||History* or Geography*|
|Option C||Art* or Drama*|
"This is my first year at Southlands and I have to say I have been getting on amazingly with my peers and teachers. All the staff are very welcoming and caring, always happy to help you and challenge you if anything is too easy. You laugh every day at Southlands and people will make you feel better if you are not feeling yourself. The days pass by so quickly here because we enjoy our time at school so much."
Irene Tropea, IGCSE student