AGES 12–14


At our international secondary school in Guangzhou, our students study a broad and balanced curriculum. We develop students’ critical thinking and analytical skills alongside their ability to communicate ideas effectively within chosen subjects. All their lessons build towards university and life preparedness.

Our British Secondary School Curriculum

Our secondary education curriculum follows a skills-focused programme that is widely used in the UK and across many British heritage and other international schools to prepare students for the demands of universities worldwide.


Secondary School Subjects At Key Stage 3 

Key Stage 3, which spans Years 7 through 9, is about a broad and balanced approach to studying different subjects. Following the English National Curriculum, the KS3 curriculum at The British School of Guangzhou includes the following subjects:

Our secondary curriculum develops students’ key critical thinking and analytical skills and their ability to communicate ideas effectively within their chosen subject areas, which will assist with future challenges at university and in the workplace.

Students who successfully complete KS3 of the curriculum across Years 7 through 9 proceed to KS4 in Years 10 and 11 .

Secondary School Curriculum Enrichment

We enrich our secondary curriculum at the British School Guangzhou in the following ways:


Our students’ access to these activities within the secondary curriculum allows them to achieve additional qualifications to enhance their personal portfolios. We know the importance many top universities place on students’ holistic education and interests beyond the classroom.


We know every child is unique, so our talented teachers build up the individual strengths of your child, creating projects that help them achieve internationally recognised qualifications from the UK. These impressive qualifications will help them discover their own pathways to the world's best universities.

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