Lower Secondary School

In lower secondary (grades 7 and 8), the Academia curriculum is based on the Cambridge International Curriculum. This curriculum allows great scope for creativity while preparing students to enter the internationally recognised IGCSE programme in year 9.

Our students attend the following subjects in our English-language secondary school:

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Art
  • Music
  • Physical Education.

In the afternoons, students attending Secondary School can participate in a variety of clubs, such as

  • Art
  • ICT/Programming
  • Life Skills
  • STEAM Invention Lab (build robots and other mechanical devices)
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Key facts

  • International British Cambridge curriculum
  • Preparation for the iGCSE programme
  • Warm and caring atmosphere
  • The only English lower secondary school in Basel-Stadt

Are you looking for a bilingual programme? Academia Bilingual School offers a German-English lower secondary school in the same premises. Our students participate in some of the same classes as their peers at Academia Bilingual School.

«We have been very pleased with the high level of support and dedication from the teaching staff, who are all very approachable, friendly and enthusiastic about their subjects.»