IGCSE

The IGCSE British curricular takes four years (year 8 to year 11). Year 8 intake is in September every year. The final exam for year 11 candidates is in May/June every year.

IGCSE CURRICULAR

The following subjects are offered:

  • Mathematics
  • English language
  • English Literature
  • English as a second language
  • Information and commucations technology
  • Religious
  • Swahili
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Geography
  • History
  • French

A number of subjects are compulsory to give the students a firm foundation and other subjects remain elective.

Examinations are set and marked by the examining body. The syllabus is reviewed and set by the examination body.

Teachers keep abreast of the latest information through Edexcel online training.

IGCSE INTAKE REQUIREMENT

Applicants are expected to have done seven years of study, standard one to seven. Those of year 9 are expected to be graduates of KCPE or its equivalent.

Students should submit a fully filled admission form and the latest academic report form, if a transfer.

Students then sit for entrance test and they are advised accordingly

CAREER GUIDANCE

The school has a vibrant Careers Department which advises students on the issues relating to careers. Students are advised on the right subjects leading to different careers and cluster subjects used in Kenyan universities for selection in various courses. It also advises which universities offers what courses so that students can make the right career choices.

Our students join universities all over the world and take different courses. Careers department has relevant materials to help students make correct choices.

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITES

The excellent facilities and the diverse skills of our staff enable the school to offer a rich choice of extra curricular activities for our students. The school aims to help the students discover their hidden talents thus enabling them to develop a positive attitude towards school.
Our school participates in the following activities outside class

  • Netball
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Table tennis
  • Swimming
  • Wildlife
  • Debate
  • First aid
  • Drama

Students are trained on First Aid by St. Johns Ambulance and certificates awarded.

BOOK LIST

SUBJECT BOOK TITLE AUTHOR
Mathematics (4400) (i)  R. Pimental and T. Wall IGCSE Mathematics
English (4355)

(i) Headstart Secondary English Book
(ii) Headstart Secondary English Book 2

 
English Literature(4360) (iii) Literary in Context for GCSE John O’Connor
  Mastering English Literature R. Gill
  Julius Ceasar W. Shakespeare
  A Man of the People Chinua Achebe
Biology IGCSE Biology D.G. Mackean
Business Studies(4330) Business Studies Now for IGCSE K. Borrington and P. Simpson
Chemistry (4335) Chemistry R. Harwood
Geography (4370) Longman Geography for IGCSE New Edition by J.Pallister
  New Key Geography for GCSE David Waugh
History Mastering Modern History Norman Lowe
  3rd Edition Macmillan Mastering  
  Series  
French  Encore Tricore Bk 2/3/4 Nelson Thornes
Physics (4420) GCSE Physics T. Duncan
  Physics Nelkon
Religious Studies Christianity in Today’s World R.S. Clinton
  Contemporary Morals  Jenkins J.
Kiswahili English/Kiswahili Dictionary  
  Kiswahili/English Dictionary  
  Kamusi ya Kiswahili  
  Mayai Waziri wa Maradhi K.W.Wamitila
  Utengano S.A. Mohamed
  Stadi za Insha K. Ongeti
ICT Information Systems for You Stephen Doyle
  Computer Studies Graham Taylor
     

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