A-Levels: Gold Standard for Pre-University Studies

The Cambridge A-Levels qualification is an advanced level programme within the British General Certificate of Secondary Education examination system and serves as university entrance examinations for British students.

The exams are uniformly set by the University of Cambridge Examinations Board and are renowned as the ‘gold standard for pre-university studies‘, recognised by over 160 countries and regions, and more than 11,000 universities worldwide.

An Extensive Range of A Level Subjects

We offer more than 15 A-Levels subjects to cater to the diverse needs of our students.

  • Physics
  • Business
  • English
  • History
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Drama
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Accounting
  • Music
  • Mandarin
  • Maths
  • Add Maths
  • ICT/Computer Science
  • Physical Education
  • Art

Cambridge International Project Qualification

Our A Level students may choose enrichment activities such as the International Project Qualification (IPQ), service projects, and Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs) to broaden their educational experience.

The Cambridge IPQ offers students an opportunity to deepen their engagement with a subject of interest, demonstrating commitment and the ability to conduct extended projects, which are valuable for university applications and future employment. Additionally, it promotes lifelong learning skills by encouraging in-depth exploration and understanding beyond traditional exam preparation.

We Guide Our Students To Become Active Learners

  • Guided and independent learning strategies help to develop key skills in learning.
  • Inquiry-based research group and project learning incorporated into units.
  • A variety of classroom formats, including collective teaching, group discussions, tiered instruction, individual guidance, and independent study.

Holistic Assessment Of Student Progress

  • Evaluation aligned with the school’s educational aims and programme objectives.
  • A globally recognised and standardised evaluation framework.
  • Integrating process-oriented, formative, and summative assessment.
  • Progress reports for each term are uploaded to our EMS.

Pathway To Prestige: University Guidance Programme

Adcote Matrix International School and the Adcote Global Campus collaborate by sharing resources. We offer:

  • Comprehensive counselling group, comprising staff members based at Adcote various schools.
  • Partnership with a prestigious UK institution renowned for supplying Oxbridge tutors and presenting an Oxbridge academic programme tailored for students aspiring to apply to either Oxford or Cambridge.
  • A specialised ex-admissions team exclusively for Ivy League applications, ensuring tailored guidance through the complexities of Ivy League admissions.

A Level Excellence Support Initiatives

The Light House Programme: Provide our A-Level students with invaluable real-world internship experiences in professional environments. We collaborate with our shareholders who have a wealth of business across different industries, such as property development, hotels, and hospitals, among others, and other industry partners for these placements. This offers our students crucial exposure and practical experience.

IELTS Preparatory Programme: Aim to bolster the English macro-skills of our A Level students—listening, reading, writing, and speaking—with a particular focus on writing proficiency. It also covers an extensive range of examination strategies, ensuring students are well-prepared for their IELTS assessments.

Student Exchange Programme: Offer our students the chance to participate in exchange programmes across our Adcote Schools network. This opportunity will afford them invaluable cultural exposure, thus amplifying their global awareness and fostering adaptability. They may stand to gain academic enrichment through the exploration of new subjects and perspectives. Such experiences are instrumental in augmenting their A-Level studies.

Your Child Can Also Study at Oxford Or Cambridge: Track Record Of Our Adcote Global Campus

2020: Shanghai Adcote School’s 4 students secured admission to Oxbridge, 70% of the graduates received conditional offers from the UK’s G5 universities, and each graduate received at least one conditional offer from a top 100 university worldwide.

2021: Shanghai Adcote School’s 38 graduates collectively secured 174 conditional offers, which include a 55% acceptance rate to the UK’s G5 universities and a 97% acceptance rate to top 100 universities worldwide. Additionally, this cohort of graduates received 18 interview invitations from Oxford and Cambridge, ultimately resulting in 6 offers from these prestigious institutions.

2022: Shanghai Adcote School’s 56 graduates have collectively received 210 admission offers from prestigious universities. Among these, 2 students have been accepted by the University of Cambridge, 10 students have received interview invitations from Oxford and Cambridge, 16 students have secured offers from the UK’s G5 universities, 33 students have gained entry into the top 50 universities worldwide, and 94% of the students have been admitted to the top 100 universities worldwide.

2023: Among the 115 graduates from Shanghai Adcote Matrix, 90% have been admitted to the top 100 universities worldwide, 55% to the top 50, and 30% to the top 30.

2024: To date, this year’s graduates have received a total of 366 offers from around the world, including the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, the London School of Economics and Political Science, University College London in the UK; New York University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Boston University in the USA, among others.


Adcote Global Campus has had a total of 15 Oxbridge students in the past three years!


Interested in the A-Level Scholarship?

Find out more, download the application form, and email the duly completed application form with the supporting documents to scholarships@matrixschools.edu.my.

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