Curriculum

Offering a world-class education founded on an elaborated National Curriculum for England (NCfE)

It is a detailed, planned and integrated scheme covering a child's whole school experience, from the age of 3 to 18. It is a skill-based curriculum, enhanced by many excellent textbooks and resources, with its own testing mechanism. It fits into the English public examination system (GCSE, AS & A Level), which is accepted by universities throughout the world.

An Education for Life

The National Curriculum for England provides students with an education that is recognized and held in esteem around the world. Acknowledged for its high academic standards and its well-rounded approach to education, the curriculum provides students with transferability and the opportunity to gain access to reputable universities, worldwide. Students from GEMS Cambridge International Schools have been accepted to prestigious universities around the world.

The curriculum is organised based on Key Stages, which are categorised as follows:

KEY STAGE

AGE

YEAR GROUPS

Foundation Stage (Pre-KG)

3

Pre-KG

Foundation Stage ( KG)

 4

KG 1

Key Stage 1

5-6

KG 2 and Grade 1

Key Stage 2

7-10

Grade 2-5

Key Stage 3

11-13

Grade 6-8

Key Stage 4*

14-15

Grade 9-10 ( GCSE)*

Key Stage 5*

16-18

Grade 11-12 ( A Level)*

*Subject to SPEA approval.