CURRICULUM: BY GRADE LEVEL

The school will base its programs on the National English Curriculum. Parallel with this the school will ensure compliance with all Omani Education Ministry requirements and prepare students for the UK IGCSE and A levels and SATs.

*KG Program

The Early Student curriculum focuses on developing in students a love of learning and the necessary basic skills to enable them to be successful in their lifelong learning.

In KG1 and KG2 an integrated program will, using English as the means of instruction, cover

  • -        English,
  • -        Mathematics,
  • -        Social Studies,
  • -        Science,
  • -        Physical Education,
  • -        The Arts,
  • -        French
  • -        Developing self.
  • -        Arabic and Islamic Studies as mandated

IT is, as appropriate utilized in student learning.

*Grade 1 to Grade 5

Students will, using English as the means of instruction, study:

  • -        English,
  • -        Mathematics,
  • -        Social Studies (Arabic also available),
  • -        Science,
  • -        Physical Education,
  • -        The Arts,
  • -        Personal Development
  • -        Information Studies.
  • -        French
  • -        Arabic and Islamic Studies and Social Studies in Arabic will be available

Students will utilise IT as appropriate in their learning.

*Grade 6 to Grade 9

Students will, using English as the means of instruction in increasing depth on preparation for senior school study:

  • -        English
  • -        Maths
  • -        Social Sciences which will include Geography and History
  • -        Visual Arts
  • -        Music
  • -        Sciences which will include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology
  • -        Physical Education
  • -        French
  • -        Technology including Computer Studies
  • -        Arabic and Islamic Studies and Social Studies in Arabic will be available.

*INTERNATIONAL IGCSE – GRADE 10

This will be offered in 2016/17. It will follow the International IGCSE. Edexcel from the UK will be the examination board.

Subjects in Grade 10 International IGCSE as follows:

    1. Mathematics
    2. English Language
    3. Select at least one subject from:
      • -        Physics
      • -        Chemistry
      • -        Human Biology
    4. Select at least two subjects from:
      • -        Business Studies
      • -        Commerce
      • -        Economics
      • -        Geography
      • -        Global Citizenship
      • -        Information and Communication Technology
      • -        Islamic Studies
      • -        Art and Design
    5. Select one subject from:
      • -        French
      • -        Arabic as a First Language
    6. Optional Course
      • -        Further Pure Mathematics

Total: At least 6 courses

*International Advanced Levels – Grade 11 will be offered in 2017

Select at least four subjects (AS Levels) from:

  • -        Mathematics
  • -        Accounting
  • -        Business Studies
  • -        Economics
  • -        Law
  • -        Physics
  • -        Chemistry
  • -        Biology

Total: At least 4 AS Levels

*International Advanced Levels – Grade 12 will be offered in 2018

Select at least 3 subjects from the 4 subjects selected in Grade 11 to complete at least 3 A Levels.

  • -        Mathematics
  • -        Accounting
  • -        Business Studies
  • -        Economics
  • -        Law
  • -        Physics
  • -        Chemistry
  • -        Biology

As indicated earlier students in senior school will be provided with support and the opportunity to study for SATs and the Omani School Graduation Certificate.