Secondary Curriculum Key Stage 3 (Year 7 - Year 9)

In AICS, Lower Secondary encompasses year 7 to 8. In Secondary years, students enjoy a broad-based and well-balanced program of studies that enables them to make informed choices for their future education. In addition to National Curriculum subjects, the AICS ensures compliance with the UAE Ministry of Education subjects.
Core Subjects
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
Foundation Subjects:
  • Physical Education
  • Geography
  • History
  • Computing
  • Art & Design
  • Music
  • PSHE for Non-Muslim Students
  • Design and Technology
  • Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)
UAE Ministry of Education subjects:
  • Arabic A for Arab Students
  • Arabic B for non-Arab Students
  • Islamic A for Muslim Arab Students
  • Islamic B for Muslim non-Arab Students
  • Moral, Social and Cultural Studies

KS3 curriculum aims to empower students to develop knowledge, skills, competencies, values, attitudes, and dispositions that promote collective social responsibility, sustainable development, and world well-being, thus reflecting international mindedness. The students collaborate as global revolutionaries to design solutions to real-life problems through the Design & Technology. The curriculum is tech-enabled and incorporates Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, thus equipping all students with the future fluencies required as 21st-century learners.