Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
The IGCSE programme is considered to be the best academic preparation for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). At HBIS we teach the content of the IGCSE but with the approaches to learning of the IBDP. At Hout Bay International School all students are entered for the International Certificate of Education which requires a minimum of seven subjects taken from five groups. In addition students take an additional Science and English Literature to sufficiently prepare them for the choices available at the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme level. All IGCSE students are required to take all subjects at the extended level. Therefore students are expected to complete a total of nine subjects.
We will not be taking any external candidates in 2017 due to logistical problems.
SUBJECTS ON OFFER AT HBIS
Subjects indicated with (*) are compulsory
Group I: Languages
First Language English*
Afrikaans as a Second Language
French Foreign Language
Spanish Foreign Language
Group II: Humanities
Group III: Sciences
Group IV: Mathematics
Cambridge International Mathematics*
Group V: Creative and Vocational
Art and Design
All subjects are offered at the Extended Level.
ACADEMIC TRACK RECORD
|SCHOOL STATISTICS||NOV 2008||NOV 2009||NOV 2010||NOV 2011||NOV 2012||NOV 2013||NOV 2014||NOV 2015||NOV 2016|
|Number of candidates registered in the session||13||12||9||16||15||11||15||10||16|
|Number of International Certificates of Education awarded||13||10||9||15||15||11||15||10||15|
|Number of Distinctions||2||3||1||3||4||2||4||3||6|
|Number of Merits||8||5||4||10||11||8||10||7||9|
|Number of Passes||2||2||4||2||0||1||1||0||0|
|% Pass Rate||92%||100%||100%||100%||100%||100%||100%||100%||100%|
|RECOGNITION FOR EXCELLENCE||YEAR||STUDENT NAME||SUBJECTS|
|Highest Mark in South Africa||2008||Kieren Davies||Physics, Information Technology, Mathematics|
|Highest Mark in South Africa||2009||Sally Torr||Art & Design|
|Highest Mark in South Africa||2011||Aidan Buys||History|
|Highest Mark in South Africa||2011||Heather Belling||Drama|
|Highest Mark in South Africa||2012||Robert Sadler||Drama|
|Highest Mark in South Africa||2012||Emma Torr||Foreign Language French / Mathematics|
|Highest Mark in South Africa||2013||Candice Sham-Too||Foreign Language French|
|Highest Mark in South Africa||2015||Samantha Sadler||Drama|
|Highest Mark in South Africa||2015||Nicole Hebblethwaite||English|
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