Grades 6-10

Our Middle Years Programme runs from grade 6 through to grade 10 and provides an invquiry-based, student-centred educational journey for students from age 11 to 16.

It focuses on eight academically rigorous subject groups, but also recognizes the importance of approaches to learning and service learning.

For each student, they are studying within the following subject areas:

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Mathematics
  • Sciences
  • Individuals and Societies
  • Design
  • Visual Arts
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Physical and Health Education

The Secondary School Timetable: A sample from ISA Schools

Note: This is a guide and may change according to circumstances.

Grades 11-12

In Grades 11 and 12, our students will undertake the most globally recognized programme of study, as we aim to provide the IB Diploma Programme.

The Diploma Programme is a rigorous, challenging, and balanced two-year pre-university preparation programme, which provides outstanding research-based education, developing both disciplinary and inter-disciplinary knowledge and understanding.

It encourages students to be knowledgeable, inquiring, caring and compassionate, and to develop intercultural understanding, open-mindedness and respect for others’ views.

For the IB Diploma in Grades 11 and 12, students will be required to select subjects from within the following subject areas:

  • Language and Literature
  • Language Acquisition
  • Individuals and Societies
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • The Arts

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ISAWHIS is a Candidate School* for the Diploma programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that ISAWHIS believes is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP).  Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit