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Cambridge IGCSE English (0500)

Comprises 2 mandatory papers. Students take Paper 1 and either Paper 2 or Component 3 (Coursework Portfolio). Component 4 (Speaking and Listening Test) is optional, and marks will not contribute to the overall grade.

Paper 1: Reading (50%)

  • Structured and extended writing questions based on 3 reading texts, worth a total of 80 marks

  • Externally assessed

AND

Paper 2: Directed Writing & Composition (50%)

  • Extended writing question and a composition task, worth a total of 80 marks

  • Externally assessed

OR

Component 3: Coursework Portfolio (50%)

  • 3 extended writing assignments, worth a total of 80 marks

  • Internally assessed and externally moderated
     

Component 4: Speaking & Listening Test

  • Individual talk and conversation, worth 40 marks

  • Internally assessed, externally moderated, and separately endorsed

English Literature

Cambridge IGCSE Literature in English (0475)

Cambridge IGCSE Literature in English (0475) comprises 3 mandatory papers. Candidates take Paper 1 (Poetry & Prose) and EITHER Paper 2 (Drama) OR Paper 3 (Drama - Open Text) and Paper 4 (Unseen) OR Paper 3 (Drama - Open Text) and Component 5 (Coursework).

Paper 1: Poetry & Prose (50%)

  • 2 questions on 2 texts - 1 poetry and 1 prose

AND

Paper 2: Drama (50%)

  • 2 questions on 2 texts

OR

Paper 3: Drama (Open Text) (25%)

  • 1 question on 1 text

AND

Paper 4: Unseen (25%)

  • 1 question requiring critical commentary on an unseen text

OR

Paper 3: Drama (Open Text) (25%)

  • 1 question on 1 text

AND

Component 5: Coursework (25%)

  • Portfolio of 2 assignments, each on a different text

History 

Cambridge IGCSE History (0470)

Comprises 3 mandatory papers. All candidates take Paper 1 and Paper 2 with an option of either Component 3 (coursework) or Paper 4 (depth study).

Paper 1: Structured Essays (40%)

Candidates must answer 2 questions from Section A and 1 question from Section B.

  • Section A: Core Content

  • Section B: Depth Studies

Paper 2: Source-Based Questions (33%)

Candidates must answer 6 questions on 1 prescribed topic taken from the Core Content.

AND

Component 3: Coursework

  • Candidates produced 1 piece of extended writing based on a Depth Study from the syllabus

OR

Paper 4: Depth Study Paper

  • Candidates answer 1 question on a Depth Study

business studies

Cambridge IGCSE Business Studies (0450)

Paper 1: Short Answer & Data Response (50%)

  • 4 questions requiring a mixture of short answers and structured data responses

Paper 2: Case Study (50%)

  • 4 questions based on a case study, provided as an insert with the paper