Senior School Curriculum

Academic life at Gresham’s aims to be stimulating, exciting and fulfilling. We expect every student to work hard and maintain the highest standards in approaching their academic work. 

At every level, we offer a curriculum which we believe is versatile and enriching and equips pupils with the knowledge, skills  and curiosity to learn wherever their interests take them. In Year 9, students study the complete curriculum, including exposure to the full set of sciences, humanities, creative subjects and up to three languages. In Years 10 and 11, students study up to ten IGCSE and GCSE subjects which enables them to keep open a wide diversity of career opportunities. The School offers a one- year programme for Y11 joiners called the Pre-IB coulrse. In the Sixth Form, students can choose to follow the IB Diploma Programme, a portfolio of three A level subjects, or to replace one or two A levels with BTEC diplomas. All the routes provide a rigorous academic background opening up for students a wide range of university options and career pathways. 

There is no such thing as a typical Greshamian and one of the joys of the community is observing the growth of academic progress, intellectual and imaginative confidence, and aspiration amongst our students. Gresham’s is a stimulating academic environment and we look forward to seeing where your academic journey will take you. 

Tim Hipperson
Deputy Head Academic 

“The school enables the students to explore their own interests.”

Tatler Schools Guide