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Cambridge A/AS level school

Cambridge Advanced is typically for learners aged 16 to 19 years who need advanced study to prepare for university and higher education. Students study the Cambridge International AS & A Level, accepted as an entry qualification by universities in the UK, across the European Union, North America, and elsewhere around the world. These exams are usually taken after 13 years of education and are based on approximately 360 hours of guided learning per subject, normally over a two year period. Our students typically take three subjects at A-level, although occasionally exceptional students take four or five.

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Tests and exams

The subject content of each of the A Level syllabuses offered at CIS, Moscow, has been subdivided into two parts: the AS syllabus content, which is expected to be covered in the first half of the course, and part two of the syllabus commonly referred to as ‘A2’. This flexible approach enables students to choose from three options:

  • Take all A Level components in the same examination session at the end of a course of study, usually at the end of the second year (Year 13)
  • Follow a staged assessment to an A Level by taking the AS qualification in one examination session, and the A2 assessment in a subsequent session
  • Take the AS qualification only — either at the end of a one-year or two-year course.

AS Levels may be taken as a freestanding qualification and are accepted in all UK universities. They carry half the weight of an A Level so, for example, students may be admitted with suitable grades in two A Levels and two AS Levels. Details of the tariff operated by the UK Universities are given on the www.ucas.com UCAS website.

Campuses

CIS Russia has four campuses, which are located in the most exclusive areas of Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

The Skolkovo campus is located in the western part of Moscow in the vicinity of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre, surrounded by a national park and numerous sports fields.

The campus provides a full school programme for children between 3 and 18 years old.

143085, Russia, Moscow Region, Odintsovo District, Zarechye, Berezovaya Str., 2

The Festivalnaya campus is located to the north of Moscow, amongst residential areas where a large number of visiting foreign families live, surrounded by beautiful gardens and parks. There are a large number of business centres near the campus.

The campus provides a full school programme for children between 3 and 16 years old.

125565, Russia, Moscow, Festivalnaya Ulitsa, 7А

The Saint Petersburg campus is located in the northern part of the city in a prestigious area close to the Gulf of Finland. The campus is close to Lakhta Centre in addition to Krestovskiy Island and Sestroretsk.

The campus provides a full school programme for children between 3 and 16 years old.

197229, Russia, Saint-Petersburg, Lakhtinskiy Prospect, 40/2

Built alongside the Moscow River surrounded by trees, the location was chosen for offering a green and pleasant environment for our children. We are currently in discussions with the complex managers regarding using the different sports facilities in the complex, including the tennis court and football/basketball pitch that in winter can double up as an ice-skating ring. There is even the potential for watersports.

143407, Russia, Moscow Region, Krasnogorsk, ulitsa Soglasiya, 18