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Founded in 2001, Orchlon School in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia is a non-profit, private, co-educational day school offering an international secondary education curriculum from Nursery to Grade 12 students. It is a College preparatory school with around 70% of graduates enrolling in Universities and Colleges in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, and China.
In 2007, Orchlon School was named “The Best Secondary School of Mongolia” by the Mongolian Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology. This reputation was gained by Orchlon schools’ education program and learning facilities, as well as the high quality teachers working for the school.
Orchlon School is a bilingual school with an international secondary education curriculum that is recognized worldwide while also maintaining the academic standards of the Mongolian education system. Orchlon school is one of a number of schools in Mongolia which offer the Cambridge International A level program. From its beginning Orchlon school has had a strong emphasis on mathematics and sciences, with teaching carried out in both English and Mongolian. Orchlon school students are increasingly winning awards and places from International Mathematics and Science Olympiads.
Orchlon School always fundamentally tries to balance two objectives, maintaining the integrity of its national education standards and ensuring this not compromised while concurrently enabling its students to become proficient in international languages, namely English and Chinese. Orchlon school’s increasing reputation and demand are also related to the fact that the school offers a good balance of academic and non-academic programs, which prepares the students to become Global Mongolian citizens and lifelong learners of the 21st Century. Orchlon school educational programme.
Orchlon school is the first school in Mongolia to offer Cambridge Secondary Qualifications in all levels. Orchlon School became the Cambridge International Centre in July 2008 and was the first to provide Mongolian students with same opportunities as students in 6000 schools in 150 countries around the world. Cambridge International Examinations has different programmes and qualifications specially designed for primary, middle, and high school students. Orchlon School started with the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) qualification awarded to 15- to 16-year-old students. In the 2010-2011 school year Orchlon started to offer the Cambridge ”A” level programme. From 2010-2011 school year Orchlon School was awarded membership of the Cambridge International Primary Programme by fulfilling all standards required from Cambridge International Examinations. As a result, Orchlon School became the only school in Mongolia to offer National and International qualifications in all levels including primary, middle, high school and upper school levels.
The Cambridge International Secondary Education qualifications available at Orchlon School are as follows:
- Grades 1 to 5 Cambridge International Primary Programme;
- Grades 6 to 8 Cambridge Checkpoint Middle school Lower secondary programme;
- Grades 9 to 10 International General Certificate of Secondary Education;
- Grades 11 to 12 Cambridge AS and A levels.
Orchlon school’s strengths and core competencies: 1. A faculty that has distinguished themselves to be among the finest in Mongolia; 2. A safe and reliable environment with all the necessary resources to provide the students with the educational space they need to improve their skills and knowledge; 3. A supportive and cooperative school culture to nurture creativity and open mindedness amongst the students; 4. A highly professional and experienced management team that ensures the steady operation of the school’s everyday activities