Upper Secondary – IGCSE

Year 10 – Year 11 (14 – 16 years old)

About IGCSE

The world-renowned Cambridge IGCSE education program, helps students to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in subject content and intellectual enquiry. Cambridge IGCSE has been designed for students worldwide, including those whose first language is not English.

Why choose IGCSE at HAIS?

At HAIS, we believe we are unparalleled in Central Vietnam when it comes to the breadth and quality of IGCSE education that we offer for our Year 10 and 11 classes leading into the 2020/2021 school year.  Our aim is to rival top International schools in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, and with our targeted programme of study in Key Stage 4, we are on track to achieve this goal. 

Not only is HAIS offering the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 -16 year olds, but we are doing so in a learning environment that is truly suited to the development of the child as a whole.

IGCSE Subjects at HAIS

Students at HAIS will study up to eight IGCSE subjects credits, including optional Art and Design, for a total of nine IGCSE subjects (Coordinated Science is worth two credits).

The full list of IGCSE subjects currently being offered at HAIS are:

Students at HAIS will study up to eight IGCSE subjects credits, including optional Art and Design, for a total of nine IGCSE subjects (Coordinated Science is worth two credits).

The full list of IGCSE subjects currently being offered at HAIS are:

  • English First Language 
  • English Literature 
  • Mathematics
  • (ICT) Information and Communication Technology
  • Coordinated Science (2 credits)
  • Global Perspectives 
  • Enterprise 
  • Art and Design (optional)

In addition to our examined IGCSE subjects, students will participate in PE and Music lessons as part of their weekly timetable.

Core Subjects

English First Language

English Literature

Co-ordinated Science

Mathematics

Global Perspectives

Enterprise

Specialist Subjects

Physical Education

Art and Design

The HAIS Learner

At HAIS, we strive to inspire the students in a safe and nurturing environment. We support the students academically, emotionally and physically, facilitating their needs holistically. Our students are keen to learn new skills and are receptive to new ideas. They work well independently as well as with others. They are equipped to participate constructively in society and the economy – locally, nationally and globally.

Creative

HAIS learners are creative in solving problems and expressing themselves in innovative ways. Their ideas inspire action.

Collaborative

HAIS learners use effective communication skills in collaborative ways to understand and respect the ideas and perspectives of others. They inspire others and actively participate.

Caring

HAIS learners care for themselves and each other, emotionally and physically. They take action to protect and improve the environment and the world around them.

Confident

HAIS learners are confident to take risks, explore new ideas and to learn from their mistakes.

Responsible

HAIS learners are responsible for their actions and inactions. They take responsibility for their learning and ownership of the well-being of their community and environment.

Reflective

HAIS learners are reflective, able to self-assess, think critically and respond positively to feedback accurately.

Learning Styles at HAIS

Project-based Learning

Collect information; imagine and question; thinking skills; master learning; reflection; influence community; rhetorical skills.

Skills-based Learning

Thinking skills; critical thinking; social skills; communication skills; self-management skills; self-study skills.

Inquiry-based Learning

Tuning; finding out; sorting out; going further; making conclusions; taking action.

Well-Rounded Teachers

SETH LAGAO

YEAR 7-8 HOMEROOM TEACHER / SECONDARY SCIENCE & S.T.E.M. TEACHER

TRAN VU THI THUY ANH

Lab Technician &
Teaching Assistant

HANNAH LORD

YEAR 9 HOMEROOM TEACHER / SECONDARY ENGLISH & GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES TEACHER/ SECONDARY LEARNING LEAD

Ms Linh

NGUYEN THI KHANH LINH

Secondary Humanity
Teaching Assistant

DANIEL MAGUIRE

IGCSE HOMEROOM TEACHER / SECONDARY Mathematics & ICT Teacher &
Digital Literacy Teacher

BALINT KOCSIS

SECONDARY ENGLISH, HISTORY & ENTERPRISE TEACHER / INTERTNATIONAL VICE PRINCIPAL

TASS PETRIDIS

INSTRUMENTAL AND VOCAL
MUSIC TEACHER

FRANCES DOBSON

ART AND DESIGN TEACHER /
SPECIALIST SUBJECTs LEARNING LEAD

YOANN LABRUE

PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER /
fOOTBALL COACH

LE GIA HUY

PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHING ASSISTANT /
Assistant swim coach

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