Available Academics

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  Wellspring Academy has been carefully designed to facilitate critical and reflective learning skills and a positive attitude towards education. Core subjects such as English, French, Maths, Combined Sciences, History, Geography, Economics, Business Studies, ICT, PE, Music, Arts and Kinyarwanda is taught in such a way as to maintain national culture and values.

Wellspring Academy’s Course Offerings

Grade 1-6
  • English
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Math
  • Sports
  • ICT
  • Music
Grade 7 & 8
  • English
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Math
  • Business Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Sports
  • ICT
Grade 9-12 Sciences
  • English
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Math
  • French
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Sports
  • Art
  • ICT
Grade 9-12 Humanities
  • English
  • History
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Biology (Grade 9 only)
  • Math
  • French
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Sports
  • Art
  • ICT

A level qualifications are ten-unit awards and final year (Year 12), sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics) and Humanities (History, Economics, Geography) in additional combination for specialization the following subjects are crosscutting for IGCSE and A’ Level ( Mathematics, French, English, ICT and mathematics.

With regards to curriculum and assessment, students are given more open-ended questions requiring extensive essay responses, more questions requiring a synoptic overview of the content, the inclusion of an extended coursework project, and the introduction of an A* grade for very high achievement.

A* :  90-100%

A :   80-89%
B :  70-79%
C :  60-69%
D :  50-59%

E :  40-49%
F :  30-39%
G :  20-29%
U:   0-19%

  • He/she has to have completed the IGCSE level and passed it with at least a grade C in the subjects sat for.
  • He/she has to complete a two years AS/A level courses according to the area of specialization
  • Have to have completed all the Internal Assessments, work samples, Practical work and collected by Cambridge
  • Has to sit for and pass the International examinations at the end of year 12 He/she has to be in the range of 17-19 years of age.
The A2 level two year program leads to the award of the full A level only.

Cambridge International Examinations


The Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) system used at Wellspring Academy provides our students with quality international curriculum and accreditation, global exposure and increased educational connections.

Frequently Asked Question

After completing CIE year 12, can a student apply for continuing education in Rwanda? Yes, after a student completes A Levels, he/she can study abroad or apply for equivalency from Rwanda Education Board to join a local university.


The CIE program offers a wide range of subjects which encourage high academic standards through a practical approach to teaching and learning. Assessment is not limited to conventional written papers but instead tests deeper levels of knowledge and critical thinking.

Yes, CIE is flexible and easy to customize which enables us to offer Kinyarwanda language classes to all students in each grade.

Cambridge University works with the British Council Offices as an executing agency for its program in Rwanda. The British Council works alongside Wellspring Academy to ensure administrative and exam security as well as providing teacher training and communication relating to CIE program development. To learn more about Cambridge International Examinations curriculum

Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognized by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progression and success. Developed over 25 years ago, it is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide

A-levels (Advanced Levels) are the traditional qualifications that are offered by schools for students aged between 16 and 19. Thousands of learners worldwide gain places at leading universities every year with Cambridge International A Levels. The syllabus develops a deep understanding of subjects and independent thinking skills.

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