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The Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School has been awarded IB status
by the International Baccalaureate Organisation
In the Upper School all students, whether in the international or national curriculum, are prepared for public examinations.
Students inw the international curriculum take eight IGCSE courses, some of which are compulsory while others are optional. It is a two year programme, starting in Year 10 culminating with external examinations at the end of Year 11. External assessment, through examination and coursework, is provided by the University of Cambridge Local Exams Syndicate (UCLES) which has offered IGCSE subjects as an integral part of their international provision for many years.
The International General Certificate of Education (IGCSE) has been designed for students aged 14-16 years and aims to offer a broad base for further academic study. It is considered to offer excellent preparation for the IB Diploma Programme which commences in Year 12.
Grading for the IGCSE is on an 8 point scale (A*-G).
For further information visit: http://www.cie.org.uk/CIE/WebSite/home.isp
NECTA ‘O’ Level
AKMSS prepares students for the Tanzanian National ‘O’ level examinations. All students take nine ‘O’ level courses. Six of the subjects are prescribed. Students choose three additional subjects from the following options: History, Accounts, Commerce, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Studies. The options they choose will depend on their area of specialism.
NECTA ‘O’ levels provide the grounding for advanced study on NECTA ‘A’ level courses.
Grading for the ‘O’ levels is on a point scoring basis with 7 points being the top mark a student can score.