Vale Verde International School (VVIS) offers a wide range of subjects at Advanced Levels.  Our aim is to ensure that all students are equipped with the motivation, self-discipline and confidence for a challenging world when they enter college or university.  From our side, we strive to give them the necessary support in applying to universities for places and offer guidance on personal statements, UCAS deadlines and subject options.

VVIS is offering the following Advanced Level subjects (depending on demand – minimum 3 students per subject):

  • Business Studies
  • History
  • Geography
  • Maths
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • English Literature
  • English Language
  • Portuguese
  • Sociology
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Art

University Access

In order to enter universities in England, students require 3 A Level courses or 6 AS level subjects.  In Portugal, students have to achieve the equivalence of 12th year of the Portuguese education system, i.e. by passing the AICE diploma of Cambridge International Examinations.  This Diploma requires at least three Advanced (A2) courses or 6 AS level subjects from the three different curriculum areas: Maths/ Science, Languages, and Arts/Humanities.  Requisites differ between courses and students are advised to ascertain from their choices of universities what subjects are recommended.