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Personalise your educational journey and study one-on-one with world-renowned instructors.

What is the Da Vinci Programme?

The CGA Da Vinci Programme offers students aged 8 - 18 years the opportunity to study one-on-one with one of our experienced instructors. Students cover the full curriculum of subjects of their choice, at a pace that suits their needs.

Research suggests that intensive, individualised tutoring contributes to statistically significant gains in student assessment scores (the average tutored student outperforms 98% of non-tutored students).

Da Vinci is the true option for students that are serious about their grades, and choose to succeed at the highest level they are capable of, with no distractions and within the most efficient amount of time. It offers a better fit for students who have busier schedules and/or prioritise flexibility. It is also a suitable option for students who have specific learning needs with unique knowledge gaps and require a special timeline or learning pace.

CGA Da Vinci meets these needs by bringing the experienced instructors and curriculum quality our families expect from CGA, while allowing them to customise their schedule to their other commitments.

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Decoding the Da Vinci Programme

Discover how CGA's Da Vinci Programme is designed to cater to your child's unique academic journey.

Programme Details


Our comprehensive year-long syllabus is taught through 1-on-1 live teaching, typically spanning an average of 50-60 hours of live instruction. In addition, students can expect to spend an average of 2-5 hours per week on homework assignments to reinforce the concepts covered in class.


Our Da Vinci program is taught by a team of highly qualified teachers who are specialists in their respective fields.


The programme is available across all our curriculum offerings - iPrimary, Pre-IGCSE, IGCSE, A Levels and AP courses.

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Students are able to access CGA's University and Career guidance service, all CGA social activities including ECL clubs, internship opportunities, and more. Parents of Da Vinci students also have access to our Parent Portal to ensure they are part of their child's educational journey.

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Fatima Sourkatti

"I loved the 1-1 classes since I’m very introverted at first and even though the normal classes weren’t full I was always worried and felt like I’m in a competition. With the Da Vinci programme, I had the flexibility of times and dates of the classes; this let me spend less time on things that I understood right away and more time on my weaknesses. Overall, I enjoyed being less stressed in my 1-1 classes."

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CGA’s ESOL classes are a customised pathway for ambitious students to accelerate academic English ability more quickly than traditional ESOL classes. Students meet for three hours per week with the teacher in a live classroom setting. The course content has been structured to combine practical every-day English with Academic English that will improve students’ performance in an English speaking classroom.


Speak to an experienced academic advisor to enrol in our 1:1 Da Vinci programme.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I request tutoring for a special subject?

We can offer any subjects under the CIE/Pearson Edexcel/AP curriculum as long as they don't have a practical component.

Will I be enrolled at CGA?

Yes, you will be enrolled with CGA USA.

Will you provide homework and exam prep?

Teachers set homework for each student on a weekly basis to help them navigate their way through the self-study required to perform well in this program.

How do you track progress in the programme?

Regular tests are conducted to track progress, and constructive feedback is given to help students prepare for their external exams.

When can I enroll?

Students can start any time and target any examination intake/end date based on their schedule. Therefore, there are no term dates.

Can I enroll full time or part time?

The Da Vinci programme is mainly meant for part time learning, but if you are interested in enrolling full time please speak to an advisor.

Can I get predicted scores for my classes?

Yes, predicted scores can be provided if a student starts the course before July 1. This gives CGA enough time to assess student ability and produce predicted scores in September for October early college applications.