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Years 6 and 7 form a unit which leads to the European Baccalaureate. Although there is a core of compulsory subjects, including mother tongue, Language 2, mathematics, a science, philosophy, physical education, history and geography, students have a wide range of further options and may choose to study some subjects for two periods, four periods or at an advanced level.

Compulsory subjects

Compulsory subjects:

 

 

Compulsory unless chosen as an elective 4p subject:

 

periods

 

 

periods

Language 1 (L1)

Language 2 (L2)

Mathematics

Religious education 

Physical Education

4

3

3 or 5

1

2

 

 

Biology

History (in L2)

Geography (in L2)

Philosophy

2

2

2

2

 

Total

13 or 15

 

 

 

 

Elective subjects

Students must choose at least two and a maximum of four subjects from the following list.

 

periods

 

periods

Latin   OR   Ancient Greek Geography (in L2)

Philosophy

Language 3 (L3)

Language 4 (L4)

History (in L2)

Economics (in L2)

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

Physics

Chemistry

Biology

Art

Music

4

4

4

4

4

 

 

Advanced subjects

 

periods

Advanced L1      OR

Advanced L2      OR

Advanced Mathematics

3

3

3

 

Complementary subjects

At least one complementary course is obligatory for those pupils who have fewer than 31 periods in their Compulsory and Elective subjects.

 

periods

 

periods

Practical Physics

Practical Chemistry

Practical Biology

ICT

Psychology

2

2

2

2

2

Sociology

Physical Education

Music

Art

Elementary Economics

2

2

2

2

2

 

Note :

  • Art, Music, PE, ICT and some other subjects may be taught in mixed groups (EN, FR, FI) and given normally in English.
  • Certain restrictions apply in the students' choices; there is a minimum number of pupils required to create a teaching group.