Advanced Levels

Prime School offers a flexible curriculum with continuous assessment for 16 to 18 year-olds


The AICE Diploma (Advanced International Certificate of Education) is a biennial certification tailored for secondary students as a pre-university pathway. This program is formulated and managed by the University of Cambridge in England, and evaluations are conducted by an International Body of Curriculum and Assessment. The AICE Diploma encompasses a two-year structure, comprising AS or A-Level courses. Currently, AS or A-Level examinations are accessible in over 100 nations. Upon completing the Advanced level each year, our students attain the obligatory competencies and comprehension aligned with the Cambridge University curriculum. The credentials endorsed by Cambridge University pave the way for admission to esteemed global institutions like Harvard, MIT, Stanford, and Yale. In Portugal, students secure the equivalency mandated by Portuguese universities via "Portaria 779/98.

LEARNER PROFILE

The school's objective is to cultivate individuals with a global perspective, united by a shared commitment to safeguarding the planet, and actively contributing to the creation of an improved and harmonious world.

AICE DIPLOMA

For students seeking a more demanding high school journey or an opportunity to accrue college credit, numerous high schools provide various advanced college-level program choices. One of the latest options in this realm is the Cambridge AICE program, an international diploma program established in collaboration with Cambridge University in England.

A-LEVEL

The A-Level curriculum immerses students in a select few subjects, fostering profound expertise. A-Level education is the established route for admission to esteemed British universities and carries worldwide recognition.

A-levels are universally acclaimed as the benchmark qualification for prestigious universities in the UK and beyond. This esteemed program is internationally acknowledged as a testament to the most exacting and rigorous intellectual development.

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As Level and A-Level

Subject choices

Our learners must choose three subjects from a range of assessment options to gain Cambridge International A Level qualifications

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Engineering Group
Three A-levels

Math + Physics + 1 Language


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Health Group
Three A-levels

Math + Biology + Chemistry  

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Business Group
Three A-levels

Math + Business + 1 Language  


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Creative Group
Three A-levels

Art & Design + Media Studies + 1 Language



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Languages Group
Three A-levels

2 languages + Media Studies 



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Sport Management Group
Three A-levels

Biology + Business + 1 language 



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Humanities Group

Three A-levels

History + Business + 1 Language

 


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Science Group

Three A-levels

Biology + Chemistry +  1 Language


 


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Architectural Group 

Three A-levels

Art & Design + Design and Technology  + 1 Language



Advanced Levels

This course is for the ablest students who are seeking places on competitive degree courses at the most elite universities in the UK or internationally. A-levels are essential for any student considering applying to Oxford or Cambridge University, or to medical school. Our learners can choose from a range of assessment options to gain Cambridge International AS & A Level qualifications:

  1. Take the Cambridge International AS Level only, one credit. The syllabus content is half a Cambridge International A Level two credits.

  2. Take a ‘staged’ assessment route – take the Cambridge International AS Level in one examination series and complete the final Cambridge International A Level in a subsequent series. AS Level marks can be carried forward to a full A Level twice within a 13-month period.

  3. For the AICE Diploma, you will need 7 credits, one of which must be Global Perspective.

 

 

 

Prime School & Cambridge World Average Exam Results

Students entering the 6th Form (secondary) at Prime School will find themselves immersed in a microcosm. Teachers aim to make the transition from the 5th Form as painless as possible. In this way, students go on to complete academic courses while also enjoying the wealth of opportunities that our holistic approach to education provides.  

Cambridge Exam Results from 2017 to 2023

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