Senior School

The Senior school covers Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 (age 14-18) and falls clearly into 2 units of 2 years each. In Years 10 and 11 students follow a broad curriculum in preparation for IGCSE/GCSE examinations which are the first major public examinations in the English National curriculum. In Years 12 and 13 students follow courses to prepare them for AS and A level examinations which are the gateway to university in UK, US and Italy.

Students are encouraged to take responsibility for their learning and a maximum class size of 16 in Years 10 and 11 creates the ideal environment for a close working relationship between teacher and student. Having successfully completed Year 11 students select 4 subjects to be carried forward to AS level (5 if Italian is included). Three of these are then carried forward to A level. Students work in small tutorial style groups and are encouraged to develop a disciplined approach to work and keen research skills in preparation for future study at university.

Senior students are called upon to play a major role in the school community and will send elected representatives to the Academic Council. Each year a student from Year 12 will participate in the Interviewing Committee which is responsible for the recruitment of new members of staff and a Year 13 student will give the Student Report at the school’s Annual General Meeting.


Click on the links below to see what the Senior Students have been doing this academic year.

News: Model United Nations 2019

Senior School Archive 2017/2018