High school in Switzerland

Our High School delivers education to pupils in the four final years of secondary education. From Year 10 to Year 13, our pupils are offered multiple opportunities to fulfil their individual potential and develop their talents academically and personally. 

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High School

Curriculum programme

Our broad and balanced International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) programme in Years 10 and 11, enables pupils to explore their areas of interest in a nurturing and supportive environment where creative arts and sport support our holistic approach to education. 

In Years 12 and 13, our International Baccalaureate Diploma and General Diploma programmes offer multiple subject options and combinations. Pupils fulfil the requirements for university entry while developing as principled, well-rounded lifelong learners and committed global citizens.

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International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)


The International General Certificate of Secondary Education course of study is implemented within the second stage of secondary education in Years 10 and 11. At St. George's, the programme is taught to pupils aged 14 to 16. 

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The Pre-Diploma Programme has been designed for students aged 15-16 who want to build a solid foundation before embarking on their two year IB Programme or High School Diploma Programme.

high school general diploma

General Diploma


The General Diploma Programme (GDP) is a two-year course which includes the study of the following subjects: Language, Foreign Language, Humanities, Sciences, Mathematics and Computing and Expressive & Performing Arts. The High School Diploma is awarded to pupils who have successfully completed four years of high school study and met the school’s graduation requirements. 

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International Baccalaureate


Founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1968, the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) has developed four different educational programmes designed to be undertaken in succession throughout formative education, culminating in the IB Diploma Programme, a challenging two-year curriculum aimed at pupils aged 16 to 19. The IB qualification is welcomed by leading universities around the world.