GCSEs are generally required in order to pursue A Levels and are usually taken in Year 11 when students are aged 16. We offer a 2-year GCSE course starting in September from which many students will progress to A Level or Foundation courses

  • Choice of pathway – you can choose to study A Levels or Foundation when you complete your course
  • Small class sizes
  • Weekly personal tutor meetings
  • Fully supervised family-style boarding accommodation
  • Support with homework
Age at start of course15
Course StartSeptember
Course Length2 years
English Requirement IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
Student/teacher ratio1:4
MathsEnglish LiteratureEnglish Language
Business StudiesSpanishArt
Physical EducationPersonal, Social, Health & Economic Education (PSHE)Tutor Group


The application process is as follows:

  • Complete an application form
  • Send your completed form to registrations@standrewscambridge.co.uk along with a copy of your passport, birth certificate and your most recent school report
  • Complete our entry tests in Maths and English and arrange your interview. Interviews will be carried out by the Director of Studies or the Principal on Skype, Zoom or Microsoft Teams 
  • The application is reviewed and if successful a conditional offer is made, subject to submission of outstanding documents required for visa applicants
  • Send a copy of your IELTS certificate (must be academic UKVI)
  • Accept offer and pay the course deposit to secure your place
  • Pre-arrival information and visa documentation despatched

Read the full GCSE Syllabus