DEPARTMENT OF SECONDARY GENERAL EDUCATION

Gymnasium

The lower secondary school in Cyprus is called Gymnasium (middle school). Students begin to attend Gymnasium after they finish elementary school, at the age of 12. The Gymnasium is a three year cycle of compulsory education. When students successfully complete three years, at the age of 15, they can move on to upper secondary education (High school), which is not mandatory. The curriculum is specialized and adapted to the spiritual development of children aged 12-15.

Subjects taught in gymnasium

Modern Greek
Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Geography
History/ history of Cyprus
English
French
Computers
Arts
Music
Religion studies
Physical education/ first aid
Design and technology
Home economy

At the end of each school year, the students take exams on the following subjects:
Modern Greek
Mathematics
History
Physics/Chemistry/Biology


Enrollments in Gymnasium

For all types of enrolment in Cyprus public schools please contact the educational district offices:

Lefkosia District Education Office
Ministry of Education and Culture
Kimonos and Thoukydidou Corner
1434 Lefkosia
Telephone: 22 806315
Fax: 22 305507
Email: dme-eparchiako-lef@schools.ac.cy


Lemesos District Education Office
238, Agias Fylaxeos, Anna Building, 2nd floor,
3082 Lemesos
Telephone: 25 820882
Fax: 25 305622
Email: dme-eparchiako-lem@schools.ac.cy


Larnaka/Ammochostos District Education Office
45 Elefthefias Avenue
Akinita Oikonomou, 1st floor,
7102 Aradippou
Telephone: 24 821358
Fax: 24 813277
Email: dme-eparchiako-laramm@schools.ac.cy

Pafos District Education Office
Neofytou Nikolaidi,
New District Government Offices,
Τ.Θ. 6077, 8100 Pafos
Telephone: 26 804516
Fax: 26 911453
Email: dme-eparchiako-paf@schools.ac.cy

Special Education Office
Kimonos and Thoukidydou Corner,
Akropoli, 1434 Lefkosia
Telephones: 22 809521, 22 800632
Fax: 22 800660

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