Cambridge IGCSE

Cambridge IGCSE

The Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) offered at the Stella Maris International School is an academically rigorous, internationally recognised and specialised English Language curriculum from Primary (Year 1 to 6) to Secondary (Year 7 to 11). The curriculum develops the students’ creative thinking and problem solving skills in preparing them for advance Pre-University studies including the Cambridge International A-Levels and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma programmes.

School Term

The Primary and Secondary school year is divided into 3 terms: January, April and August.


Subjects Offered

Year 1

  • English Language
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Bible Knowledge
  • Mandarin
  • Moral Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Personal, Social & Health Education
  • Music
  • History
  • Geography
  • ICT
  • Art & Design
  • Physical & Health Education

Year 7 to Year 9 (Lower Secondary)

  • Bahasa Melayu
  • English Language
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Geography
  • History
  • ICT
  • Islamic Studies/Moral Studies
  • Bible Knowledge
  • Art & Design
  • Physical & Health Education
  • Music
  • Literary & Drama

Year 10 to Year 11 (Upper Secondary)

Core Subjects

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • ICT
  • Malay/Bahasa Melayu (IGCSE/SPM)

Optional Subjects

  • Physics or Economics
  • Chemistry or Accounting
  • Biology or Business Studies
  • Additional Mathematics or Art & Design

Admission Requirements

Pass the SMIS Assessment Tests
May be required to attend an interview
Meet the minimum age requirements for enrolment.