Mougins School

Prepare for tomorrow's world with an education worthy of today


The Foundation Stage is for 3 to 4 year olds. Children in the first year (Early Years) attend school for mornings only. In the second year (Reception) children attend all day. These classes both have a teacher and teaching assistant.

From Forms 1 to 11 the programme is divided into Key Stages and students follow the UK National Curriculum to a very large extent. The Key Stages are as follows:
Foundation Yrs
Key Stage 1
Key Stage 2
Early Yrs & Reception
Forms 1 & 2
Forms 3, 4, 5 & 6
3-4 years
5-7 years
8-11 years
Key Stage 3
Key Stage 4
Forms 7, 8 & 9
Forms 10 & 11
Forms 12 & 13
12-14 years
15-16 years
17-18 years
(International) General Certificates of Secondary Education
Students in Form 11, having followed a two-year course, take external examinations in at least 8 subjects. The examinations taken are (I)GCSEs designed for the international market and administered by Examination Boards in the United Kingdom. The obligatory five subjects for this course are:
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science (Double Award or 2 GCSE's)
  • French
  • Physical Education (non examinable)
A number of students also take English Literature as well as English Language. An additional three subjects will be taken from the list below. These are called ‘Options’.
  • Art
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Studies
  • Spanish
  • History
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Drama
  • History
  • Geography
AS and A-Level
After their (I)GCSE examinations, students who have gained at least 5 A to C grades may enter the Advanced International Programme. In the first of these two years Form 12 students normally study 4 or 5 subjects to prepare for external AS examinations. In the second year (Year 13) they prepare for external A-Levels. AS and A-Level are, once again, administered from the United Kingdom. The subjects studied are chosen from a wide range, giving students the chance to create a course with both breadth and depth.
The following are the options for the School year 2012/2013. These options can vary each year.
AS Level – Form 12
Block A: Art / Mathematics / Senior Mathematics

Block B: English Literature / Physics

Block C: Biology / Business Studies

Block D: Chemistry / Geography / History

Block E: French / Music

Block F: Computer Science / Physical Education / Spanish

Physical Education – Practical (Compulsory)

A-Level – Form 13
Block A: Geography / Mathematics / Music

Block B: Art / Physics / Spanish

Block C: Business Studies / Chemistry / English

Block D: Biology / History

Block E: French / Computer Science