Learning pathway in secondary: IGCSE and A levels

Published on 2020-11-11

Senior School pupils at Wellington College International Hangzhou follow a rigorous academic programme designed to focus heavily on developing the essential knowledge and skills the pupils require as they study towards their IGCSE and A level exams.

Senior School pupils at Wellington College International Hangzhou follow a rigorous academic programme that is designed to focus heavily on developing the essential knowledge and skills the pupils require as they study towards their IGCSE and A level examinations.

Following the English National Curriculum, pupils in Year 10 and 11 will study and prepare for the IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) examinations through a two-year course across a broad range of subjects which is a combination of core compulsory subjects (English, maths, science, modern foreign language) and optional subjects.

About Mr Deacon

Mr Deacon has over 22 years of experience teaching at outstanding schools in the UK; and he also has rich experience on standardising the academic performance in secondary school. In his previous role, he was responsible for raising standards of performance at Key Stage 4 and has managed a variety of faculties across the school including creative arts, humanities, business and vocational studies. As the director of studies at Wellington College Hangzhou, Mr. Deacon looks at the monitoring, evaluation and review the curriculum and the assessment practices within the secondary element of the school.  

On Friday 13 November, a parent information session about guiding the pupils towards a successful learning journey culminating in IGCSE examinations at the end of Year 11 will be held at V&A to our Year 7 – 9 parents.

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