Key Stage 4 – IGCSE

Online IGCSE

with ASRA

For IGCSE (Years 9, 10 and 11), ASRA students pursue English (Language and Literature), Mathematics and Double or Triple Award Science with at least one Humanity and one Modern Foreign Language.

International GCSE - EBacc

The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is the international standard and recognised globally as a GCSE equivalent, taken up by many independent and private schools in the UK. ASRA provides full support to our students to ensure they select the best subject options for their future studies. . Core subject are compulsory, ASRA students typically choose at least one subject from humanities and one modern foreign language to meet the EBacc requirements.

  

The curriculum for years 9, 10 and 11 includes English (Language and Literature), Mathematics, Double or Triple Award Science and ICT/Computer Science. Students then choose a Humanities and a Modern Foreign Language. 

**Fees does not include exam board fees which can vary. 

 

Pupils are expected to start school at 09:00 am. The basic timetable slot is 60 minutes in length. Each core subject is taught for 180 minutes per week. All other subjects are 120 minutes each per week.

 

There are usually around 37 weeks in a school year. The year is split into three terms. Spring term starts just after New year and ends at Ramadan break. The Summer term runs from after the Ramadan/Eid holidays until the summer holidays. The Autumn term runs from the beginning of September until the December holidays.

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key stage 4

This is the golden age of one’s youth and a time to make some important life decisions. By this stage of their education, students have learnt to never think that they are too small or insignificant to make a difference. Every student will leave ASRA with at least 8 IGCSE qualifications. 

Popular Subjects

Subject you can find here

  • Arabic Arabic
  • English English
  • French French
  • Geography Geography
  • History History
  • ICT ICT
  • LifeSkills LifeSkills
  • Maths Maths
  • Science Science
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    I really like my maths teacher. As maths is one of my favourite subjects, I am happy that I have an amazing teacher to help me improve and learn new topics. She makes her lessons engaging, allowing pupils to show how they worked out questions which is beneficial for all of us. She is very helpful and there to answer any questions we have in and out of class times.  

    Year 10 Student: Alima (July 2022)
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    Mr Yunus is a really good teacher. His style of teaching is very simple to follow. He goes through topics in a way which makes them easy to understand and recaps plenty of times to make sure everyone understands. He’s always open to questions.  

    Year 9 Student: Jasim (July 2022)
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    Adaab and Akhlaaq’s lessons were exciting and fun. We always have many brain teasers and puzzles. The teacher is very cooperative and polite. We learnt many interesting topics, and the teacher was always punctual.  

    Year 6 Student: Faatima (July 2021)
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    My History teacher is amazing. He’s lively, kind and engaging. He explains everything in extreme detail in a clear, slow voice so we can write notes. Mr Zakaria is the best teacher.  

    Year 7 Student: Maryam (July 2021)
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    Mrs Erij is a brilliant ICT teacher. She is punctual, her communication on software/tech topics is easy to comprehend, and she provides clear and straightforward definitions to help us better understand.  

    Year 8 Student: Ahmed (July 2022)
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    Feedback from the teachers are well developed and usually positive. Communication with parents is great and regular. Arabic, science, maths, and geography teachers are top top top (well-experienced and knowledgeable). I am very very picky as I am a teacher myself.

    Foulet Camara [Parent], July 2022
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    The teachers are very professional and knowledgeable in their subjects. We are happy with the teacher selection and the fact that they remained and not changed or dropped out.  

    Aisha Khan [Parent], July 2022
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    All wonderful, committed, hard-working and enthusiastic, and their energy has made Zain love learning and want to work hard and aim high!  

    Zainab Ali [Parent], July 2022
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    The Arabic, English, Geography and science teachers are absolutely brilliant. Sultan found the to be approachable, warm, kind and funny whilst being excellent teachers.  

    Ugbad Farah [Parent], July 2022
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    All year 7 teachers are amazing, I would like thank all the amazing teachers  

    Maryam Mohamoud [Parent], July 2022

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