National Curriculum

NECTA is a National Curriculum of Secondary Education and consists of optional and core subjects.

Here in the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, the students join Form 1 at the age of 13 years old and Form 6 at the age of 18 years.

The subjects in Form 1 and 2 include Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry, Kiswahili, Biology, History, Geography, Civics, Commerce and Book Keeping, Information and Computer Studies and Physical Education.

The core subjects in Form 3 and 4 include Mathematics, English, Kiswahili, Biology, Civics, History, and Geography.

The optional subjects in Form 3 and 4 include Physics, Chemistry, Commerce, Book Keeping Information and Computer Studies and Physical Education.

In A-Level, subjects offered are Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Accounts, Economics, Advance Mathematics and Basic Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Commerce, History, English Language and General Studies.

Students are permitted to take all National Examinations in Form Two, Four and Six, including Tanzania Heads of Secondary School Association (TAHOSA) Examinations.

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