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An independent day school for boys aged 11 to 18

Subject choices

Set out below are some possible combinations of subject choices for a range of boys with differing ambitions and talents. It is important to understand that the programme, although it provides breadth, does allow boys to choose subjects that lead into key areas, science, Medicine, modern and classical languages.

[HL means Higher Level and SL means Standard Level.]

A potential medic A potential linguist A potential economist
HL Chemistry HL French (or Latin) HL Economics
HL Biology HL Spanish (or Greek) HL Maths
HL Maths* HL English HL English
SL French  SL Maths SL Spanish
SL English  SL Biology SL Biology
SL Philosophy SL History SL Visual Arts


*HL Maths is not a requirement for Medicine or Dentistry