IGCSE (Grades 9-10)

Students of Grades 9 and 10 have the option to participate in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination process.

At OIS, we provide a two-year programme of instruction that develops successful students, giving them excellent preparation for their next steps in education, including progression to The International Baccalaureate Programme.

Our students build understanding and knowledge required for progression, and also learn and develop thinking skills to become independent learners who are equipped for life.

At OIS, Gr.9 students are required to take 8 courses

The courses offered are:
English Language & Literature,
Mathematics (International, Extended or Core)
Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Environmental Management)
Humanities (History, Business Studies , Economics, Global Perspectives)
World Languages (French, Spanish or Hindi)
Arts & IT (Music, Drama, Computer Science, Arts and Design)
Physical Education
An additional subject selected from Science, Humanities or Arts & IT.

For students who opt for the IGCSE exams take them in May/June of the 10th grade year. These exams are graded externally. However, all students will receive an OIS report card that is separate from the IGCSE results.

The grades a student earns determine the choices and classes a student can take in subsequent years.

Please refer to the handbook for more details.