School Sections

Secondary 1 (Year 7, 8 & Year 9)

Secondary 1 is typically for learners aged 11 – 14 years. In this section, which is a foundation to secondary education, learners prepare to take the Cambridge Checkpoint Examinations. The learners here develop skills and understanding in English, Mathematics and Science. Additionally, the following learning areas are also covered:
Modern Languages, Business Enterprise, Physical and Health Education, Art and Design, ICT and Environmental Science.
IGCSE (O-Level)

This is typically for learners aged 14 – 16 years. This point the learners cover the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Syllabi. A student is expected to take at least one subject from each of the following groupings:

Group I 
Group II 
Humanities & Social Sciences
Group III
Group IV(Compulsory)
Group V 
Creative, Technical & Vocational
First Language English Literature in English Physics Mathematics ICT
Foreign Language French Sociology Chemistry   Business Studies
  Geography Biology   Art and Design
  Environmental Management      


A student is normally expected to take at least seven subjects. Subjects in Group I and IV are all compulsory.

At the end of Year 11, the students take their final IGCSE examinations and will be ready to proceed to A’ Level or the equivalent.

A’ Level (Year 12 & Year 13)
This section is typically for learners aged 16 – 19 years. Learners pursue the Cambridge Advanced Level (A’ Level) and /or Advanced Subsidiary (AS) curriculum. This being the final preparation stage for entry into University and other tertiary institutions, we expose our learners to a broad spectrum of subjects to give them a wide choice of courses at tertiary level. Students have to take 3 A’ Level subjects or 4-5 Advanced Subsidiaries. A careers’ teacher provides guidance on the choice of subjects.
Subjects can be chosen from the following groupings:
Biology Physics Chemistry Literature Sociology Mathematics Art & Design Applied ICT
Economics History Business Studies French Geography      


In Light of the COVID-19 pandemic and directives issued by the president of the Repbulic of Uganda and guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health, Vienna College Namugongo wishes to announce the following changes to its operations;

  1. We have introduced working remotely for our staff. Therefore, we have reduced the number of our staff who are physically present during this Term 2 holiday break.
  2. For the safety of our minimal staff, we have put in place necessary precautionary measures like hand sanitisation and temperature gauges at entry points.
  3. Cambridge Examinations for IGCSE O’level and GCE A’level for May/June have been cancelled. A grade and certificate for each candidate will be issued for every registered candidate to reflect their efforts and abilities.
  4. The opening dates of our Term 3 as communicated in our End of Term Newsletter will be determined by the situation in the country and directives from the Ministry of Health and COVID-19 guidelines.
  5. e-Learning is going to be conducted through Google Classrooms. We are hoping your Child gave us his/her contacts for this purpose.

We thank you for the continued support. 
Together, let us fight COVID-19 pandemic; follow and comply with all Government directives and guidelines.

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