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International high school with Anglo-American., German, French and Italian section, and a Swiss boarding school.
The following subject areas are included in the study programmes:
English, Mathematics, Natural and Physical Sciences, History, Geography, Foreign Languages and additional electives such as Music, Art and further Liberal Arts subjects.
In Grades 9 and 10 it is possible to sit the British IGCSE examinations, which correspond to a junior certificate.
At the end of grade 10 students select one of the following programmes:
British Programme with GCE A Level examinations:
This two year programme consisting of 3 to 5 subjects is very demanding and comprehensive.
Year 1 (grade 11)
Students select 4 to 5 subjects and sit the first set of examinations known as AS examinations, at the end of the school year.
Year 2 (grade 12)
Students continue studying 3 to 4 subjects at A2 level. At the end of the school year, they sit the second set of examinations known as the A2 examinations. The A level is an accumulation of the AS and A2.
College Preparatory Programme with AP examinations:
In addition to standard or honours classes, students can select courses out of the AP programme. During Grade 11 or 12 students choose AP subjects in which they excel, such as Foreign Languages, Literature, Social Studies, the Sciences or Mathematics. At the end of the school year, students are required to the sit the respective AP examination. AP studies are highly comprehensive and correspond in level and content to the first year of college.
College Preparatory Programme:
This programme comprises all areas of studies.
Students develop and deepen their knowledge, while acquiring both academic writing and analytical skills, to prepare them for studies at university.
After completing the 12th school year, including four years of High School and having fulfilled the necessary requirements, students graduate with a High School Diploma, which allows them to apply to international, British or American universities.
All programmes mentioned above prepare students to enter college or university.
Each programme has its own characteristics. The variety of the course offerings enables students to complete their education according to their strengths and needs.
The curriculum is so called international until the end of Grade 10 and incorporates British and American elements. This gives students time and opportunity to select the right programme of studies in the junior and senior years.
In order to apply to American and European national universities, students must submit a transcript that lists all courses attended and grades achieved from Grades 9 through 12. The subjects mentioned must meet the requirement of a general education including all subject areas. Competitive universities require courses studied at honours or advanced level completed with good grades.