Accounting – 9706

Conventionally, Accounting is described in multiple ways such as “A process to record, classify, measure and communicate economic activities”. It is also called the language of business. The prime objective is to provide useful information to decision makers. Accounting is not only essential for organizations but every individual either self-employed or employed uses accounting irrespective of its academic knowledge. Accounting helps in maintaining financial records and then preparation of financial statements which are used by stakeholders to make decisions. Accounting plays a vital role in tax determination & collection. Countries with better Accounting systems have better tax collection.

AS & A level Accounting (9706) is intended to:

  • develop an understanding of how to plan, budget , and manage financial resources.
  • apply , analyse and evaluate accounting policies and practices critically
  • develop understanding of how to use accounting information to make viable business decisions
  • provide a solid foundation for further study


How is the subject taught at The City School?

The City School provides appropriate teaching time and resources recommended by Cambridge and adjusts it to meet the requirements of students. The course is completed well before the exams ensuing ample time is available to revisit important areas.

The City school uses the best available teaching technology in classrooms such as multimedia which improves teacher-student interaction and improves learning.

The City School ensures strictly supervised use of other technologies such as WhatsApp, Google classroom, Edmodo etc to make academic process interesting, interactive and virtually 24/7 connection to improve student’s performance.

Cambridge recommends prior knowledge of O level Accounting to join AS & A level Accounting. However, The City School has designed its programme in such a way that students without prior knowledge are also well prepared to perform well in examinations.

The City School starts its academic session in August and conducts Mock exams at the end of March, providing more teaching time than majority of other schools. This always results in commendable performance of our students in Cambridge examinations in the form of regional, national and worldwide distinctions.

Accounting is one of those subjects which requires a lot of teacher support. The City School ensures very advantageous teacher to student ratio so that teachers are able to check written work and give support to every student, providing quality feedback promptly.

The City School has designed its program to develop learners who are:

Confident in working with information and ideas – their own and those of others

Responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful of others

Reflective as learners, developing their ability to learn

Innovative and equipped for new and future challenges

Engaged intellectually and social ready to make a difference

Importance of the Subject for Higher Studies and University Programmes

The study of Cambridge International AS & A Level Accounting allows learners to take the first step towards a career in accountancy and business. With a good understanding of the subject, students can progress to a degree in a related field such as accounting, Finance, Auditing, Banking and Business Management etc. or go on to study for the professional qualifications such as ACCA , CA , CPA , CFA , ICW etc. of one of the major accounting bodies.

Every year thousands of learners with Cambridge International AS & A Levels gain places at leading universities worldwide. Cambridge International AS & A Levels are accepted and valued by top universities around the world including the UK, US (including Ivy League universities), European nations, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

AS & A level Accounting is a comprehensive course providing adequate knowledge & exposure so that students going abroad can use work alongside their higher studies.

The subject is being offered at

Central Region:

A Level Gulberg Campus Lahore, Bahawalpur Campus, Chenab Campus Faisalabad, DHA Campus Lahore, Gujranwala Campus, Multan Campus, Ravi Campus Lahore, Sahiwal Campus, Sargodha Campus, Sialkot Campus

Northern Region:

Capital Campus, Islamabad, E-11 Campus, Islamabad, Rawal Campus, Rawalpindi, Peshawar Campus

Southern Region

PAF Chapter, Gulshan A Level, North Nazimabad A Level, Darakhshan A Level, Jinnah Campus Hyderabad, Quetta Campus


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