Academics (Primary)

 

We are an International Christian School following the British Curriculum. We offer Cambridge Primary and Secondary programmes developed by the University of Cambridge International Examinations for 5-18 year olds. The key subjects taught are English, Mathematics, and Science. Other subjects are ICT, Humanities, Arts, Music, and Modern Languages.

The academic year starts in August and ends in July.

PRIMARY YEARS

The Foundation Years (Ages 5-7 Years)

These comprise of Years 1 and 2. At this level,the pupils are encouraged through hands-on experience to develop basic Numeracy and Literacy skills so as to further their thinking and independent work skills in preparation for Year 3.The other subjects taught at this level are science, Art, Kiswahili, French, Mandarin, Cookery, ICT, Bible Study, Humanities and Music.

The Primary School (Ages 7-11 Years)

These comprise of Years 3-6. During these years, the students are encouraged to develop their key skills while also developing their independent working skills. The progress of the student from one year group to the next is assessed using the optional assessment tests, which are administered at the end of the academic year.

Students are also taught Personal, Social and Health Education. PSHE basically seeks to equip the students with life skills.

 

PROGRESSION CHART (Primary/Secondary 1)

AGE YEAR GROUP TEST
6-7 years Year 2 Internal testing
7-8 years Year 3 Progression Test
8-9 Years Year 4 Progression Test
9-10 Years Year 5 Progression Test
10-11 Years Year 6 Cambridge Primary Checkpoint
11-12 Years Year 7 Progression Test
12-13 Years Year 8 Progression Test
13-14 Years Year 9 Cambridge Checkpoint