Secondary Section

Grade 6 to IGCSE - Affiliated to Cambridge AssessmentInternational  Education (CAIE) 
Our school’s curriculum provides a seamless transition from IB PYP to lower secondary and eventually prepares students to move into the CAIE – IGCSE programme with ease and confidence. We follow the Cambridge Lower secondary 1 programme at middle school level for Grade 6 to 8. 
Students can appear for Cambridge Checkpoint diagnostic tests in Grade 8. The curriculum is flexible, progressive thereby helping the learners to become independent and responsible.

 About Cambridge Assessment International Education
The Cambridge international curriculum sets a global standard for education and is recognised by universities and employers worldwide. The curriculum is flexible, challenging, inspiring, culturally sensitive yet international in approach. Cambridge students develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. At any one time, around 1 million learners in 10000 schools, across over 160 countries are learning the Cambridge curriculum. 
Cambridge international is the oldest and largest exam board in the world providing international examinations for over 150 years. Cambridge programmes are designed to support the development of learners who are confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged – the attributes of the Cambridge learner.

Subject Content

Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as familiar situations

 Intellectual enquiry  

Flexibility and responsiveness to change

Working and communicating in English

What Cambridge International offers 

The Cambridge International IGCSE curriculum offers a variety of routes for learners with a wide range of abilities, including those whose first language is not English.

For schools, Cambridge International IGCSE offers a flexible and stimulating curriculum, supported with excellent resources and training.

What are the various subjects offered by Cambridge International

There are over 70 subjects available at Cambridge International IGCSE, including 30 languages, and schools can offer them in any combination. Cambridge International IGCSE develops learner knowledge, understanding and skills in: 

  • Subject content.
  • Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as unfamiliar situations.
  • Intellectual enquiry.
  • Flexibility and responsiveness to change.
  • Working and communicating in English.
  • Influencing outcomes.
  • Cultural awareness.
What is Cambridge International Checkpoint

The school also offers Cambridge International Checkpoint which is a diagnostic test to assess learning at the end of MYP / Cambridge International Secondary 1 and provides evidence of readiness for the IGCSE Course.
At AGS, students have the option to appear for Cambridge International Checkpoint Examinations in English, Math & Science which provides detailed feedback reports for the learner in relation to curriculum, learning group, school and learners worldwide.
The learners receive a statement of achievement and diagnostic feedback report.
Checkpoint scores are good predictors of performance in IGCSE and O level examinations.

How does Cambridge International assess students

Cambridge International IGCSE assessment takes place at the end of the course and can include written, oral, coursework and practical assessment. This broadens opportunities for students to demonstrate their learning, particularly when their first language is not English. In many subjects there is a choice between core and extended curricula, making Cambridge International IGCSE suitable for a wide range of abilities.
Grades are benchmarked using eight internationally recognised grades, A* to G, which have clear guidelines to explain the standard of achievement for each grade. 

That’s why success with Cambridge International opens doors to the world’s best universities – in the US, the UK, Australia, Canada and beyond.Cambridge International qualifications are accepted and valued by universities around the world, including MIT, Harvard and Cambridge International.For further information on the same, one may refer to