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Two Year GCSEs at Rochester College

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RIC offers a two-year GCSE course where students study up to ten subjects over the two year period. 

Two year courses at RIC provide students with the chance to develop study skills and valuable  time to discover where their aptitudes and potential lie, changing their mind during the course of the programme and finding new directions before finalising their exam subject choices ahead of year 11. 

All students will study Maths, English Language and Literature and either Core Science or the three sciences. They can then choose freely from the wide range of subjects available at RIC including French, Spanish, Geography, History, Business Studies, Drama, Music, Economics, Business Studies, Art, Graphics, Photography, Textiles, Film, Classics and PE. 

  • Age: 14-15 at time of enrolment
  • Open to UK and international students
  • Course length: 2 years
  • Course start: September, January or April  in year 10 
  • Entry requirements: Successful performance in RIC entry tests (English, Maths)
  • Other requirements: Interview, school report and passport

At the end of a two year GCSE course at RIC students are well placed to apply for RIC’s sixth form, to local grammar schools or to other UK schools and Colleges.