Dordogne school offers lower-cost IGCSEs

A SCHOOL in the Dordogne is now offering International GCSEs as well as the normal French exams. 

For an extra fee of €100 per subject, students at Le Cluzeau Collège and Lycée in Sigoulès can take IGCSEs in English language, literature, history and geography.
Pupils take some extra classes, but are also allowed to study for GCSEs during their normal English lessons.
The idea came from Kirsten Stroud, an English teacher at the collège who had seen her own children getting bored and frustrated during English lessons under the French curriculum.

“It is what I would have liked for my kids, who suffered so much in English lessons,” she said.
“I had already been an examiner for the Cambridge International Exam­inations Board (CIE) so it was an obvious step, particularly after they got rid of ...

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