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Secondary (Grades 7 to 11)

The Key Stage 3 (Grades 7 to 9) and Key Stage 4 (Grades 10 and 11) offer a range of subjects in the British curriculum. In addition to the Primary Years subjects, French, Design and Technology and Drama are done at Key Stage 3. At Grade 10 and 11, the IGCSE curriculum provides internationally recognized qualifications with a strong foundation on which to base further study at the tertiary level.

The school is a registered Cambridge International Centre with teachers who have earned Cambridge teaching certification in their respective areas of specialization. The subjects offered at present are English language, English literature, Italian, French, Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, Economics, Business Studies, Accounting, ICT, Art and Design and Physical Education.

Italian Language

The Italian curriculum at the school is suitable for non-Italian speakers and a number of resources, including audio-visual aids are used. Until 2013, students sat for the Dante Alighieri examinations at Grade 11. In 2014, with the introduction of Italian as an IGCSE subject, pupils have been sitting for the IGCSE examinations at Grade 11. Italian is taught as evening classes for the outside community, mainly for adults, with students sitting for the PLIDA via the "Dante Alighieri Society", Rome - Italy examinations from 2012.

Learning Support

The learning support department assists the teachers in the Early Years and Primary Years to achieve age level literacy and numeracy targets for students with special needs including ESL(English as Second Language). The class teachers and the learning support teachers work together to draw up a program for individual students with well-defined targets for each term/year. External assessment and counseling is advised in exceptional cases.

Senior Secondary - A Levels

Students who have achieved at least a C Grade in the IGCSE subjects are eligible to enroll in the A Level programme offered at the school. The subjects offered at AS level this year are English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Business Studies, Economics and English Literature.