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Student Placement

We offer the British Cambridge Assessment curriculum, combined with the British National Curriculum. At the moment we’re also continuing with the Uganda National Curriculum for P6 and P7 only.

Below is a comparison of the British and Ugandan class placement.

Our current Class Placement and Age Range
Age on Sept 1 UK (Sycamore) Ugandan  
1.5-2 years Early Years One Play Group Early Years Foundation Stage
3 years Early Years Two Nursery
4 years Reception Kindergarten
5 years Year 1 Pre-Primary Key Stage 1
6 years Year 2 Primary 1
7 years Year 3 Primary 2 Key Stage 2
8 years Year 4 Primary 3
9 years Year 5 Primary 4
10 years Year 6 Primary 5
11 years Year 7 Primary 6 **
12 years Year 8 Primary 7 **
** Under the UK system, Year 7 marks the beginning of Senior School

School Day

  1. Our carefully planned school program provides ample time for teaching and learning, co-curricular activities and play time.
  2. Our day begins at 8.00am and ends at 3.00pm (8.00am to 12.00pm for Early Years), after which students take up their respective co-curricular activities until 3.00pm to 4.00pm.
  3. Pick-up time is from 4.00pm to 5.00pm.  For more details about our school calendar, please go to this link.


Our students undergo rigorous assessments using the Cambridge check point examinations at every key stage so that they are supported to excel academically and are prepared to effortlessly advance to the secondary school level.

The Cambridge international curriculum sets a global standard for education, and is recognised by universities and employers worldwide.