We follow the English National Curriculum in Key Stages 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. At KS4/5 levels we offer international GCSE’s and international A levels. Azeri National subjects are also delivered in order to proceed with Attestat (local school diploma).

Key stage 1

Key stage 1 is the legal term for the 2 years of schooling, as year 1 and year 2. When pupils are aged between (5 – 7&8).

  • Landau year 1 – (equals British year 3)
  • Landau year 2 – (equals British year 4)

All pupils in key stage 1 must follow a programme of education in these areas: English, Maths, Science, Design and technology, PBL – Project based learning, Art, Music, Physical education, Computing, MFL – Modern foreign language, PSHE – Personal, social, and health education.

At the end of this stage, pupils in year 2 (7-8) are normally assessed in national tests and (teacher assessment in English, Math and Science, colloquially know as SATs. The test carried out by the teacher during May, cover English reading, English grammar, punctuation and spelling and Maths.

Key stage 2 is the legal term for the 4 years of schooling known as year 3, year 4, year 5 and year 6, when pupils are aged between 7 and 11 years. This key stage normally covers pupils during junior schools.

Key stage 2

  • Landau year 3 (equals British year 5).
  • Landau year 4 (equals British year 6).

All pupils in this key stage must follow a programme of education in these 12 areas: English, Math, Science, PBL – Project based learning, Design and technology, Art, Music, Computing, Physical Education, MFL – Modern foreign languages, PSHE – Personal, social, and health education.

At the end of this stage, pupils are tested as part of the national curriculum tests, colloquially known as SATs in England. These tests cover English and Math. The tests are externally marked, with results for each school being published in DfE performance tables.

Key Stage 3

KS3 is the fundamental stage in secondary education. It is a bridge between primary education and IGCSE level. Subjects taught at KS3 level are English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, ICT, Modern Foreign Languages (German or French) and Azeri National subjects.

  • Landau Year 5 (equals British year 7 – KS3-1ST year)
  • Landau Year 6 (equals British year 8 – KS3-2nd year)
  • Landau Year 7 (equals British year 9 – KS3 – 3rd year)

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4 is the stage where students work towards their IGCSE’s. International General Certificate of Secondary Education widely known as IGCSE’s are awarded as a result of a 2 year course in different subjects and externally assessed examinations. IGCSE’s are internationally recognized qualifications that lead to A levels. At Landau School students must do a minimum of 6 IGCSE subjects in order to proceed to A levels. There are three streams: Medical, Engineering and Humanities.

  • Year 8 (equals British year 10 – IGCSE 1st year)
  • Year 9 (equals British year 11 – IGCSE 2nd year)

Year 8 (IGCSE Medical stream)

 

Year 8 (IGCSE Humanities stream)

 

Year 8 (IGCSE Engineering Stream)

 

1.       English – 8

2.       Maths – 8

3.       Physics – 4

4.      Chemistry – 4

5.      Biology – 4

6.       German/French – 5

 

1.       English – 8

2.       Maths – 8

3.       Physics – 4

4.      History – 4

5.      Economics – 4

6.       German/French – 5

 

1.       English – 8

2.       Maths – 8

3.       Physics – 4

4.      Chemistry – 4

5.      ICT – 4

6.       German/French – 5

 

 

Key Stage 5

KS5 is the stage where students work towards their Advanced level certificate. Students choose a minimum of 3 subjects to study at A level. The subject choice depends upon the University and Faculty choice. Students are advised by Integrity Group on their career choice. Upon completing the 2 year A level course students are externally assessed and awarded with A level certificates which will allow them to start their University courses without studying Foundation level.

  • Year 10 (equals British year 12 – AS level)
  • Year 11 (equals British year 13 – A2 level)

Subjects offered at A level currently are: Maths, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, ICT, German, Russian

 

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