Our school offers pupils the Cambridge International Advanced Levels (A Levels), a two-year course designed to lead students aged 16 to 18 to universities worldwide. This course is highly personalised in order to allow students to tailor their studies by choosing between subjects, ideally three, that best suit their interests.
The subject options are: Maths, ICT, History, Art, English, English Literature, German, Spanish, Chemistry, Physics, Biology.


  • grading scale: A* - E. Students that don't reach the minimum will receive a U grade.

                  40% = E

                  50% = D

                  60% = C

                  70% = B

                  80% = A

                  80% across all modules will gain an A*

  • Mainly assessed through written examinations at the end of Year 13. Coursework may also contribute towards the final grade depending on the subject.
  • If failed, the full exam can be re-taken. Students can't re-take specific modules only.

At the International School of Central Switzerland, we use the Cambridge International Assessment (CIA) board.