Senior High School

SCIA Senior High School continues to provide a variety of opportunities and platforms to further develop the skills and dispositions of students. SCIA offers a subject combination that not just caters to the students’ interests towards certain subjects but allows students to explore and discover who they want to be and also get them their desired courses in universities.

SCIA ensures that students have a good foundation across various disciplines, and develop critical thinking, process and communication skills. At the end of Grade 12, students will sit for the Cambridge International Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Level & Advanced (A) Level.

Students may be offered the following subjects during their course of study:

  • 3 A level subjects + 2 AS level content subject, or
  • 4 A level content subjects

Of the 3 A level content subjects and 2 AS level content subject, one must be a contrasting subject.

Subject Offerings:


Cambridge English Language & Literature (English Language, English General Paper)

The syllabus provides students with the opportunity to communicate effectively and appropriately. Through their study, students will develop an ability to read and analyse materials, gaining further knowledge and understanding of English language features and issues.

Cambridge Languages (Chinese)

The syllabus builds on the language skills gained at Cambridge IGCSE. Students gain an understanding of how to use the language in a variety of situations and develops greater fluency, accuracy and confidence in the language.

Cambridge Mathematics (Mathematics)

Mathematics is an essential subject for all students. The syllabus develops a set of transferable life skills and equips students for progression to higher education and employment.

Cambridge Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)

The syllabus includes the main theoretical concepts which are fundamental to the subject, and a strong emphasis on advanced practical skills. Students develop creative thinking and problem-solving skills which are transferable to any future career path.

Cambridge Humanities And Social Sciences (Economics, Geography, History, Global Perspectives And Research)

The syllabus enables students to widen their knowledge and understanding of the different communities, cultures and timeframe, while developing their investigative abilities and their evaluation and decision-making skills.

Cambridge Creative and Professional (Business)

The syllabus enables students to understand and appreciate the nature and scope of business, and the role it plays in society.

Character, Leadership & Global Education

Through explicit teaching and experiential learning, this programme develops the performance and moral character in students to Think Good, Do Good and Be Good. Students will also enhance their global awareness and develop leadership skills, so that they are equipped to make a positive impact to the world around them, by the end of the 12-year programme.

Physical Education

The syllabus is designed to encourage enjoyment in physical activity by providing students with the opportunity to take part in a range of physical activities and develop an understanding of effective and safe physical performance that contribute to better health and well-being.