Curriculum



Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Examination)


Sri Sankara Global Academy prepares students for the Cambridge affiliated IGCSE at the Grades-9 & 10 level, and the Cambridge AS & A levels at the Grades-11 & 12 level. We are affiliated to the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) in UK, which offers the curriculum, assessment, overall guidance and support. Cambridge IGCSE is worldwide the most popular international qualification at the Grade-10 level. It is recognised by leading universities and employers all over the world and is an international passport to childrens progression and success. At the end of Grade-10, learners will receive an IGCSE certificate in every subject they have passed. After IGCSE, the school offers the Cambridge Advanced (A-levels) to be written at the end of Grade-12, they will receive an A-level certificate in every subject they appear. The Cambridge IGCSE and A-levels syllabus are tried, tested and trusted by schools all over the world. These qualifications are recognised for admission by UK universities (including Oxford and Cambridge) as well as universities in the United States (including all Ivy League universities like Harvard, Standford, etc), Canada, European Union, Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia, and all universities in India.








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Pre Primary Level (upto age 5.5 yrs)


At the Kindergarden level (Pre-KG, LKG & UKG), we offer an integrated curriculum, especially using audio-visual aids, which helps the child easily adapt to primary school. Since English is at the heart of all learning, we ensure that our learners develop excellent English language skills. From UKG till Grade-2, we also teach English through phonics, using curriculum from our academic partner MiKids. MiKids is structured as per the recommendations of United Kingdom Literacy Strategy and American National Reading Panel. It is conceptualized and developed by renowned British Linguistics experts with a vision to improve English standards all over the world. This learning helps children in the below areas

  1. Phonemic Awareness
  2. Phonics
  3. Fluency
  4. Vocabulary
  5. Comprehension




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Cambridge Primary Level (upto age 11 )


At the primary school level, where children study from Grade-1 till Grade-5, the subjects learnt are English, Maths, Tamil / Hindi, French, Science, Social & ICT (Computer Science). Students will appear for a Checkpoint exam at the end of Grade-5 in English, Maths & Science. These exams are assessed by Cambridge (CIE) and provide valuable feedback on learners strengths and weaknesses before they progress to the next stage of education.




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Cambridge Lower Secondary (upto age 14)


At the lower secondary level, where children study from Grade-6 till Grade-8, the students continue their studies in English, Maths, Tamil / Hindi, French, Social, ICT. Science is taken a level deeper by studying it as 3 separate subjects - Physics, Chemistry & Biology. Students will again appear for a Checkpoint exam at the end of Grade-8 in English, Maths & Science. These exams are assessed by Cambridge (CIE) and will provide a valuable feedback on learners strengths and weaknesses before they progress to the next stage of education.




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Cambridge IGCSE (upto age 16)


At the upper secondary level, students will appear for an assessment by Cambridge CIE at the end of Grade-10, leading to an IGCSE certificate in each exam that they appear and pass. Learners can also attempt to get a Cambridge ICE certificate, which is a group award for passing 7 subjects from 5 subject groups. The IGCSE and ICE are both recognized and accepted all over the world.



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Cambridge Advanced (A-levels) (upto age 19)


Students take up A levels at Grade-11 & 12. At the end of Grade-12, they are assessed by Cambridge CIE and provided an A level certificate in their respective subjects. A levels are highly valued by universities all over the world, and are accepted by all universities in India