• We offer the British international, United States GED and the South African CAPS curricula.

British International Curriculum

Overview

The British international curriculum is a very structured curriculum that is designed to meet the needs of all students, stretching brighter children and supporting those who need it through differentiated teaching and learning activities.

Over 10,000 schools in over 160 countries follow the British international curriculum.

Questions and answers

Stage R to 8 students are required to complete all the subjects listed for their grade; these include English, Maths, Integrated Sciences and Personal Power (Stage R – 3) and Geography and History (Stage 4 – 8). GCSE students are required to take a total of six subjects, of which English and Mathematics are compulsory. For AS Levels, a total of five subjects is required.

Once you have located your nearest British International Curriculum accredited examination centre, you need to register your student directly with them. There is a fee that needs to be paid per paper written, this fee may change according to the exchange rate at the time. There are two examination sessions in a year; these are May/June and October/November. There are cut off dates for registering for the exams and you will be notified when registration opens.

Please remember that your student has to complete the full 18-month course before writing these exams.

Subjects

Stage R

English First Language
Mathematics
Personal Power Programme

Stage 1 – 3

English First Language
Mathematics
Integrated Sciences
Personal Power Programme

Stage 4 – 6

English First Language
Mathematics
Integrated Sciences
History
Geography
Personal Power Programme

Stage 7 – 8

English First Language
Mathematics
Integrated Sciences
History
Geography
Personal Power Programme

International GCSE

Choose a minimum of 6 subjects:
English First Language
Mathematics
Chemistry
Physics
Biology
History
Geography
Business Studies
ICT
Computer Science

AS Levels (choose a minimum of 5 subjects)

English First Language
Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
History
Geography
Business Studies

ACE Diploma

The Advanced Certificate of Education is an internationally recognized diploma awarded to students for the successful completion and mastering of a broader range of skills critical for success in university study and employment.

It encompasses the ‘gold standard’ International AS and A Level qualifications, and offers students the ability to gain an in-depth understanding of subjects that suit their specific passions and interests while developing the tools necessary to succeed in college-level classes.

Questions and answers

In order to receive an ACE Diploma, a candidate must earn a minimum of seven credits (including International AS Level Global Perspectives and Research), with at least one credit coming from each of the three curriculum areas.

To achieve the Diploma, all students are required to study and pass a compulsory core subject: International AS Level Global Perspectives and Research. This is a cross-curricular skills-based course that teaches students to think critically, analyze evidence and compare different perspectives.

The other six credits can be earned from any subject across four different groups:

Group 1: Mathematics and Sciences (example: Biology)

Group 2: Languages (example: English)

Group 3: Arts and Humanities (example: History)

Group 4: Interdisciplinary Skills (example: Global Perspectives)

AS level courses equate to one credit, while the Advanced (A) level course is worth two credits. AS courses are completed over one year whereas A courses are typically completed over two years.

All exams must be taken within a 25-month period and can be entered during the final examination series.

International AS Level subjects – candidates are graded A to E.

International A Level subjects – candidates are graded A* to E.

The ACE Diploma is awarded on the basis of a points system:

Two credits study

Grade A* (140 points)
A (120)
B (100)
C (80)
D (60)
E (40)

One credit study

Grade A (60 points)
B (50)
C (40)
D (30)
E (20)

Candidates who meet the requirements will receive an ACE Diploma at one of three levels – pass, merit or distinction – on the basis of their overall ACE diploma score:

ACE Diploma with Distinction: awarded to students with a score of 360 points or above. The maximum Diploma score is 420 points.

ACE Diploma with Merit: awarded to students with between 250 and 359 points.

ACE Diploma at Pass level: awarded to students with between 140 and 249 points.