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Secondary Curriculum

Years 7 to 13 (11 to 18 year olds)

Students who attend our secondary school benefit from the opportunity to gain qualifications from both the Slovak national education system and also the UK IGCSE and AS/A Level qualifications. With this in mind the assessment of our students' needs to cater for these very different models.

We have successfully helped a large number of students secure places into top universities already, and we are continuously improving the education of these opportunities to students and parents.

“Cambridge Assessment International Education is part of the University of Cambridge. We prepare school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. Our international qualifications are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career. They are created by subject experts, are rooted in academic rigour, and provide a strong platform for progression. Over 10 000 schools in 160 countries work with us to prepare nearly a million learners for their future with an international education from Cambridge.”
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In the secondary school we have the following forms of formal assessment:

Years 7 – 9

Half Year Report (one IZK grade per subject) given at the end of January.
End of Year Exam (worth 3x IZK scores) taken in June.
End of Year Report (one IZK grade per subject) which determines overall performance for that academic year.

Year 10

Half Year Report (one IZK grade per subject) given at the end of January.
End of Year ‘Mock’ IGCSE Exam (worth 3x IZK scores) taken in June.
End of Year Report (one IZK grade per subject) which determines overall performance for that academic year.

Year 11

Half Year Report (one IZK grade per subject) given at the end of January.
Mock IGCSE exams taken in January.
Final external Cambridge IGCSE exams taken in May/June.
End of Year Report (one IZK grade per subject) which determines overall performance for that academic year.

Year 12

Half Year Report (one IZK grade per subject) given at the end of January.
Mock AS exams taken in February/March.
Final external Cambridge AS exams taken in May/June.
End of Year Report (one IZK grade per subject) which determines overall performance for that academic year.

Year 13/14

Half Year Report (one IZK grade per subject) given at the end of January.
Mock A Level exams taken in February/March.
Final Cambridge A Level exams taken in May/June.
Final Slovak ‘Maturita’ - Students officially graduate from Slovak High School.

Year 7, 8 & 9 (11 – 14 years of age)

Our curriculum at Key Stage 3 aims to develop each & every young individual, and promote the idea that learning is lifelong. Students in these year groups will be given a broad curriculum across a number of subjects. Each subject is carefully planned and, in addition to gaining a wealth of knowledge about various topics, students will be given endless opportunities to develop lifelong skills that they can apply to everyday challenges. Please click on each subject to view the topics & assessments that are likely to be provided to students.

Please note that these may change due to curriculum changes and the learning needs of each class.