By joining the EBiHS College, your child becomes a pupil in a Cambridge School or Cambridge School. This is an important step for him or her. The education received and the qualifications obtained are recognised worldwide by universities or employers, thanks to the excellent reputation of Cambridge programmes.
The international programme we offer develops students beyond knowledge. Giving them essential qualities for success in further study: curiosity, a desire to learn, critical thinking, the ability to research and collaborate with others, and fluency in both spoken and written English.
This programme offers a curriculum that can be adapted to the needs of the students. Each subject area is well structured for the acquisition of knowledge and skills, and includes specific ways to assess progress.
Students are engaged in a project-based pedagogy that encourages questioning, enquiry and creativity.
The first three years of secondary school correspond to Cambridge Lower Secondary, ages 11 to 14. The third year is the beginning of Cambridge Upper Secondary. In troisième your child will start the IGCSE* programme and may, depending on his or her level, take some certificates. IGCSE is internationally recognised. It certifies an excellent level of English and covers a wide range of subjects.
*IGCSE : International General Certificate for Secondary Education
What happens after the IGCSE?
This certificate, added to the French programme of the bilingual course, allows you to continue academically with either:
- The IB (International Baccalaureate)
- The A-Levels (English equivalent of the Bac)
- The French Bac with International Option (OIB)
- The Bac with strong options in English.
The subjects taught at EBiHS Cambridge College:
English Cambridge Lower Secondary English enables learners to communicate confidently and effectively to promote cross-cultural understanding.
Mathematics The curriculum framework explores six content areas: numeracy, algebra, geometry, measurements, handling data and problem solving.
Science This curriculum framework covers four content areas: scientific enquiry, biology, chemistry and physics.
Cambridge Global Perspectives The programme develops the skills of research, analysis, evaluation, reflection, collaboration and communication. The various themes integrate history and geography.
Cambridge Assessment International Education is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and qualifications for students between the ages of 5 and 19.
Over 10,000 schools in more than 160 countries offer Cambridge programmes and qualifications.
In France, around 30 schools are recognized as Cambridge Schools. The Collège at EBiHS is the only one in Haute-Savoie.
Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 years old. It is taken in over 145 countries and in more than 6,100 schools around the world.