Roedean will provide you with a springboard to success in the British education system, academically, socially, and culturally. After completing your GCSEs at Roedean, you will have a strong level of fluency in English, be confident in your abilities, and excited about your future.
What GCSE programmes are available?
- The Pre-A Level Programme – for girls aged 15 or 16
- The One-Year GCSE Academic – for girls aged 15 or 16
- The Two-Year GCSE Course (mainstream curriculum) – for girls aged 14 or 15
Pre-A Level Programme
The Pre-A Level Programme is designed as one-year gateway programme for overseas girls aged 15 or 16 to prepare them for entry into mainstream Sixth Form curriculum, through the provision of intensive English tuition, an introduction to teaching and learning in the UK and cultural studies and visits. This programme is for students whose level of English is not quite at the required level for mainstream entry to the School, the aim of the Programme being to improve students’ English levels in preparation for A Level study and provide them with a good GCSE foundation.
One-Year GCSE Academic
The One-Year GCSE Academic is designed for overseas girls aged 15 or 16 whose level of English is already near-native fluency. The Programme combines intensive English tuition with a rigorous academic curriculum and provides a range of subject experience, leading to qualifications which will prepare girls for entry into mainstream A Level curriculum.
Two-Year GCSE Course
The Two-Year GCSE Course best suits girls aged 14 or 15 whose command of English is already of a good level, but who would benefit from two-years of study to ensure the best possible GCSE foundation for entry into mainstream A Level curriculum and after, to top universities. The course offers an individually-tailored programme of study, in combination with extensive co-curricular activity, providing a range of subject experience and opening the door to a wide-range of subjects and future career paths.