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Primary Curriculum

Cambridge Primary, typically for 5-11 year olds, is a curriculum framework to develop skills, knowledge and understanding in younger learners. Cambridge Primary provides guidance for curriculum development and classroom teaching and learning. The Cambridge Primary Progression Tests help teachers to assess children's learning as they progress.

English

Cambridge Primary English enables learners to communicate confidently and effectively and to develop the critical skills to respond to a range of information, media and texts with understanding and enjoyment. Learners who follow this curriculum framework will develop a first language competency in English based on a curriculum designed to be successful in any culture and to promote cross-cultural understanding.

English as a second language

This curriculum develops learners’ speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English.

Mathematics

The mathematics curriculum framework explores five content areas: number, geometry, measure, handling data and problem solving. This curriculum focuses on principles, patterns, systems, functions and relationships so that learners can apply their mathematical knowledge and develop a holistic understanding of the subject.

Science

This curriculum framework covers four content areas: scientific enquiry, biology, chemistry and physics. Scientific enquiry is about considering ideas, evaluating evidence, planning, investigating, recording and analysing data. Environmental awareness and some history of science are also part of the curriculum.

Kindergarten Curriculum

Every child deserves the best possible start in life and the support that will enable them to fulfill their full potential. Children develop quickly and their experiences in their early life has a profound effect on who they become in the future. A secure and high quality learning environment enables a child to make the most out of their abilities and talents as they grow.

Cambridge international section will shape the children in the following 7 prime areas as this also work as a framework to the teaching and charting of children’s  progress.
The prime areas are:

  • Communication and language
    We do this by providing children with the opportunity to experience a rich language environment.
  • Physical development
    The children in the kindergarten section of the school are provided with opportunities to be active and interactive by engaging in sports activities everyday, they are also sensitized on the need to eat healthy food.
  • Personal social and emotional development
    The teacher does this during circle time where children are encouraged to develop a positive sense of themselves and others.
  • Literacy
    The children will be taught phonics and blending of sounds to make words, Jolly phonics which is a multisensory approach to teaching will be employed to teach the children, the children will be given access to a wide range off books through shared reading and quite time reading sessions.
  • Mathematics
    The children will be provided with opportunity to develop their counting, understanding and use of numbers and shapes.
  • Understanding the world
    The children will be taught on how to make sense of the physical  world around them this will be done through nature walks, field trips and selected themes about the environment.
  • Expressive Arts and Design
    The children will be introduced to a wide range of media and materials, as well as providing opportunities and encouragement for sharing their thoughts, ideas and feelings through a variety of activities in art, music, movement, dance, role play, design and technology.