Curriculum Overview

OUR PRIMARY PROGRAM OF STUDY GRADE 4 TO 6:

At our Al Uwainat Campus we house our KG1 to Gr 3 classes. Our KG1 and KG2 programmes adopt a thematic approach to Life Skills
Language and Literacy in Arabic and English
Numbers and Number Systems

Art and Perception In KG2 there is a greater emphasis on writing Our Grade 1 to 4 programmes are based on the Cambridge International Primary Programme (CIPP):http://www.cie.org.uk/qualifications/academic/primary/

We implement this programme within the following structure:

Subject Grade 1 to 2 Grade 3 to 4
English/ ESL 12 9
Arabic/ French* 11 11
Islamic /ASL* 11 11
Social Studies 3 3
Math 9 6
ICT 1 1
Science 6 6
Art 1 1
PE 1 1
Handwriting 1
Music 1
Total Number of periods /week 40 40
*Arabic and Islamic Studies are mandatory for citizens of Middle Eastern nations. Citizens of other nations study French and Basic Arabic

Assessment in English, Math and Science is based on the Cambridge International Primary benchmark test objectives. We currently conduct the benchmark tests internally as a means of monitoring teaching and learning.
Our Grade 5 and Grade 6 Classes are currently held at the Al Tareef Campus
In Grades 5 & 6 we complete the Cambridge International Primary Programme

Subject Grade 5 to 6
English/ ESL 7 7
Arabic/ French 7 7
Islamic /ASL 5 5
Social Studies 3 3
Math 6 6
ICT 2 2
Science 6 6
Art 2 2
PE 2 2
Total Number of periods /week 40 40

During April of Grade 6 student will take the Cambridge ‘Checkpoint’ benchmark tests.
At the beginning of each school year there is an open evening during which details of these programmes are presented and explained by our teachers.

SENIOR PRIMARY GRADE 4 TO 6 In Grade 4 to 6
we offer a curriculum that includes the Cambridge Primary Programme:http://www.cie.org.uk/programmes-and-qualifications/cambridge-primary/cambridge-primary-checkpoint/

Subject Grade 4 to 6
English/ ESL 7 7
Arabic/ French 7 7
Islamic /ASL 5 5
Social Studies 3 3
Math 6 6
ICT 2 2
Science 6 6
Art 2 2
PE 2 2
Total Number of periods /week 40 40

In April of Grade 6 students have the option of taking the Cambridge International Primary Programme benchmark tests (CIPP) in their core subjects of English, Math’s and Science. At the beginning of each school year there is an information evening during which details of these programmes can be presented and explained by our teachers.