GCSE in Concord College UK
Completion of studies in grades 8-9 entails the surrender of a national uniform examination and the receipt of a GCSE certificate. Preparing for the exams of this level, the students are engaged in two years, passing three required subjects and up to 5 additional (optional). The certificate of incomplete secondary education requires successful grades in two compulsory subjects and 3 - 5 special areas. The English language of the academic program, mathematics and foreign language belong to the subjects necessary for the study of all pupils. The College specializes in French and Spanish.
Methods of mastering knowledge are characterized by diversity. The main emphasis is on working in classrooms. Practical courses contain a lot of hours of laboratory, the attention paid to the ability to independently carry out assignments and projects. Testing and questioning help to monitor the progress of students during each course.
Selective subjects for GCSE include the study of literature, legal foundations, biology, economic theory, chemistry, the basics of accounting, physics, business. Children can take courses of:
- Historical orientation;
- Information technology;
- The basis of safe living;
- Physical culture;
- A complex of natural objects.