CIE ‘A’ Level Overview

KYSIS International A Level Programme

In keeping with the British tradition of the school, KYS International School have opted for the Cambridge International Examinations at AS and A Level. These exams are held in the highest regard by the world’s top universities and are an excellent stepping stone in establishing a specialized career choice. When studying at KYS International School students study up to six subjects from an extensive range of science and art subject areas. The school’s career guidance team work closely with each student to make sure that their individual subject choices will be able to reflect personal talents whilst still being able to meet specific university criteria.

Why choose the Cambridge International AS and A Level

Cambridge International AS and A Levels are international in outlook, but retain a local relevance. The syllabuses provide opportunities for contextualized learning and the content has been created to suit a wide variety of schools, avoid cultural bias and develop essential lifelong skills, including creative thinking and problem-solving.

Our aim is to balance knowledge, understanding and skills in our programmes and qualifications to enable candidates to become effective learners and to provide a solid foundation for their continuing educational journey. Cambridge International AS and A Levels give learners building blocks for an individualized curriculum that develops their knowledge, understanding and skills.

Schools can offer almost any combination of 60 subjects and learners can specialize or study a range of subjects, ensuring a breadth of knowledge. Giving learners the power to choose helps motivate them throughout their studies.

Through our professional development courses and our support materials for Cambridge International
AS and A Levels, we provide the tools to enable teachers to prepare learners to the best of their ability and work with us in the pursuit of excellence in education.

Cambridge International AS and A Levels have a proven reputation for preparing learners well for university, employment and life. They help develop the in-depth subject knowledge and understanding which are so important to universities and employers.

Learners studying Cambridge International AS and A Levels have the opportunities to:

- acquire an in-depth subject knowledge
- develop independent thinking skills
- apply knowledge and understanding to new as well as familiar situations
- handle and evaluate different types of information sources
- think logically and present ordered and coherent arguments
- make judgements, recommendations and decisions
- present reasoned explanations, understand implications and communicate them clearly and logically
- work and communicate in English.

Source: Cambridge International AS and A Level Psychology 9698. Syllabus for examination in 2015.