How SRVIS Works

Cambridge Assessment International Education

Secondary Education: SRVIS imparts Cambridge Assessment International Education curriculum from Grade VI onwards. The school is affiliated to Cambridge Assessment International Education, registered as Cambridge International school offering the IGCSE programme in Grade X. The International General Certificate for Secondary Education (IGCSE) is the curriculum developed by Cambridge International. This curriculum is globally accepted and gives ample opportunities to develop language skills, critical thinking and analytical skills. Cambridge International IGCSE curriculum is accepted in countries like the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore, Australia, India and many more. It sets a global standard for education with a flexible secondary program that stretches, challenges and inspires our students.

The key elements of the curriculum involve an international approach, teaching and learning, assessment, international recognition in the global community. The teaching and learning also includes practical and technical approaches to learning; and sets a balanced review on the international and national perspective to education, while catering to the ability of a student. Assessments are rigorous and it is designed to prove what the students have learned and improve their understanding and skills. IGCSE caters to the knowledge and synthesis of a concept. The wide variety of subjects that IGCSE has to offer a candidate gives them a liberal choice of subjects to choose which they are interested in and that are right for their future in terms of their career choices.

SRVIS offers Cambridge Lower Secondary (Grade 6-8) and Cambridge Upper Secondary (Grade 9 and 10)

For Cambridge Upper Secondary, IGCSE requires the candidates to take a minimum of seven subjects from five different groups.

  • Group-1 consists of Languages
  • Group-2 consists of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Group-3 consists of Sciences
  • Group-4 offers Mathematics
  • Group-5 offers the Creative, Technical and Vocational Subjects.

A candidate can take 10 subjects on a maximum level. If a candidate opts more than 7 subjects, each subject taken is rewarded with one certificate after their board exam. Their board exams are graded from A* to G, and a candidate is awarded U if he/she fails to fulfill the criteria that they are being marked on.

IGCSE subjects offered in SRVIS:

  • English as a second language 0510
  • Optional languages
  • Tamil O Level 3226
  • French as a foreign language 0520
  • Hindi as a second language 0549
  • Mathematics 0580
  • Biology 0610
  • Chemistry 0620
  • Physics 0625
  • Information and Communication Technology 0417
  • Global Perspectives 0457

The Cambridge learner attributes :


Confident in working with information and ideas – their own and those of others.

Cambridge learners are confident, secure in their knowledge, unwilling to take things for granted and ready to take intellectual risks. They are keen to explore and evaluate ideas and arguments in a structured, critical and analytical way. They are able to communicate and defend views and opinions as well as respect those of others.


Responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful of others.

Cambridge learners take ownership of their learning, set targets and insist on intellectual integrity. They are collaborative and supportive. They understand that their actions have impacts on others and on the environment. They appreciate the importance of culture, context and community.


Reflective as learners, developing their ability to learn.

Cambridge learners understand themselves as learners. They are concerned with the processes as well as the products of their learning and develop the awareness and strategies to be life-long learners.


Innovative and equipped for new and future challenges.

Cambridge learners welcome new challenges and meet them resourcefully, creatively and imaginatively. They are capable of applying their knowledge and understanding to solve new and unfamiliar problems. They can adapt flexibly to new situations requiring new ways of thinking.


Engaged intellectually and socially, ready to make a difference.

Cambridge learners are alive with curiosity, embody a spirit of enquiry and want to dig more deeply. They are keen to learn new skills and are receptive to new ideas. They work well independently but also with others. They are equipped to participate constructively in society and the economy – locally, nationally and globally.