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CBSE Curriculum

CBSE is one of India’s Premier educational bodies offering qualifications in nearly 10000 schools in over 21 countries around the World. The examinations are held yearly.

Category Grade 1-4
1st Language English
2nd Language II Language (Hindi or Kannada)
Core Subjects Maths, Environmental Science Drawing and Pottery and other co-curricular activities.
Category Grade 5-8
1st Language English
2nd Language Hindi/Sanskrit/French/Kannada
3rd Language Hindi/Sanskrit/French/Kannada
Core Subjects Mathematics, Science, Social Science Internal Assessment subjects CS*, Health and PE*, Art Education, Work Experience, Life Skills, Environmental Studies, Disaster Management.
Category Grade 9-10
1st Language English
2nd Language Hindi/Sanskrit/French
3rd Language Hindi/Sanskrit/French/Kannada
Core Subjects Mathematics, Science, Social Science Internal Assessment subjects CS*, Health and PE*, Art Education, Work Experience, Life Skills, Environmental Studies, Disaster Management.

IGCSE – LOWER SECONDARY PROGRAM – GRADES 7 & 8

The Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme is a framework for educational success for students approximately 11-14 years old.
It builds on the primary stage, and develops children’s knowledge and skills in Mathematics, English and Science.
The Lower Secondary Programme has been developed to link seamlessly with the Cambridge International Primary Programme and provides standardised tests to allow careful monitoring of progress from primary to lower secondary phases. It also provides excellent preparation for students embarking on IGCSE or O Level courses.


SUBJECTS OFFERED AT AIS – GRADES 7 & 8

1. English
2. French/Hindi
3. Mathematics
4. Science (Ext.)
5. Information Technology
6. Environmental Studies
7. Art & Design
8. Social Sciences

IGCSE PROGRAM for grades 9 &10

WHAT IS IGCSE ?

  • The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is provided by University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), one of the world’s leading providers of examinations.
  • IGCSE is a high profile qualification with an excellent reputation.
  • It is recognized by universities and institutes of higher education around the world.
  • It is equivalent in standard to the British GCSE and International GCSE O Level examinations.
  • The IGCSE is a balanced international curriculum which is designed to encourage high academic standards through a practical approach to teaching and learning.
  • The curriculum consists of a three year course of study leading to an examination which is typically taken at the end of Grade 10.(10th Standard in Indian curriculum)
  • Successful students receive an internationally recognized qualification, the IGCSE.
  • Where a student is found fit after 8th grade from any curriculum, the student can pursue IGCSE from grade 9 onwards and take CIE exams at the end of grade 10

BENEFITS
Cambridge IGCSE develops learner knowledge, understanding and skills in:

  • Subject content
  • Applying knowledge and understanding to familiar and new situations
  • Intellectual enquiry
  • Flexibility and responsiveness to change
  • Working and communicating in English
  • Influencing outcomes
  • Cultural awareness

This course provides broad knowledge and develops creative thinking, application orientation for the concepts learned and enquiry into every aspect of the learning.

  • IGCSE provides a foundation for higher level courses, including A and AS Levels and the AICE Diploma.
  • Good IGCSE grades count towards entry to universities and colleges around the world.
  • IGCSE offers students a flexible course of study that gives them the freedom to select the subjects that are right for them.
  • Study and examination at IGCSE provide a broad knowledge base and learning skills that provide excellent preparation for higher studies and employment.

What are the subjects in the IGCSE curriculum?
There are five Subject Groups in IGCSE with several subjects to choose from, in each group:

  • Group 1: Languages (First Language, Second Language, Foreign Language, etc)
  • Group 2: Humanities and Social Sciences (Geography, English Literature, History, etc)
  • Group 3: Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc)
  • Group 4: Mathematics (Mathematics, Additional Mathematics.
  • Group 5: Creative, Technical & Vocational (Accounting, Business Studies, Computer Studies, Music, etc)

What is the International Certificate of Education (ICE) that is awarded to some IGCSE students?
The ICE is more prestigious than the standard IGCSE. Instead of the five papers needed to obtain the IGCSE, if a student attempts and passes seven or more papers, s/he is awarded the ICE. The seven subjects must be as follows:

  • Two subjects from the language group
  • One from each of the other four groups
  • One more from any of the five groups


IGCSE SUBJECTS OFFERED AT AIS (9 & 10)

  Science Stream Management Stream
1. English As Ii Language – 511 English As Ii Language – 511
2. French As Foreign Language – 520 French As Foreign Language – 520
3 Hindi As Ii Language – 549 Hindi As Ii Language – 549
4 Mathematics – 580 Mathematics – 580
5 Physics – 625 Combined Science-0653
6 Chemistry – 620 Business Studies 0450
7 Biology – 610 Economics 0455
8 Environmental Management – 680 Environmental Management – 680
9. Information Technology – 417 Information Technology – 417
10. Physical Education – 0413 Physical Education – 0413


What is “A” Level ?

‘A’ level is a two year programme after x th std. conducted by the university of Cambridge UK. “A” level is one of the most recognized qualifications around the world. It is accepted as a proof of academic ability for entry into universities, institute of higher education and military schools, and is equally important for young people moving into employment. These exams are highly specialized and comprise of only three subjects. International ‘A’ level is a “gold standard” qualification. It has exactly the same value in admitting students to Universities as the U.K. equivalent and is accepted as an entry level qualification by Universities world wide.
It offers flexibility of going abroad to the desired college and studying further in India as well.”A” level examination is equivalent to the XII std examination and is recognized by any board in India and hence the students can appear for any of the competitive examinations.


GCE “A” LEVEL SUBJECTS (XI & XII)

Science Stream Management Stream
Physics 9702 Accounting 9706
Chemistry 9701 Economics 9708
Biology 9700 Business Studies 9707
Maths 9709 Maths / Aict 9709/9713
Business Studies 9707 English Language 9093 (As & A)
Aict 9713 Physical Education 9396 (As & A)
English Language 9093 (As & A) Environmental Management 8291 (As)

FOR AICE AWARD: Science stream candidates must study ONE SUBJECT FROM HUMANITIES SECTION

Textbooks endorsed by CIE are followed for all the courses of CAMBRIDGE

For more details regarding IGCSE or GCE “A” LEVEL log on to www.cie.org.uk


ICSE CURRICULUM

Language pattern:

All schools affiliated to the Indian council for Secondary Education (ICSE) need to follow a three-language formula. The medium of instruction is English. Initially the emphasis is laid on developing oral language skills of the child and later on other skills like listening, reading and writing are integrated into the curriculum. English being the I Language is introduced in class I along with the Second language III Language is introduced in class IV. The school emphasizes on activity based instruction.

Category Grade – 1 – 3 Grade 4-6 Grade 7-8 Grade 9-10
1st Language English English English English
2nd Language (Hindi or Kannada) Hindi / Kannada / Sanskrit Hindi / Kannada Hindi / Kannada
3rd Language —— Hindi / Sanskrit / Kannada. Hindi / Sanskrit / Kannada. Hindi / Sanskrit / Kannada.
Core Subjects Maths, Environmental Science
Drawing and Pottery and
other co-curricular activities.
Mathematics, General Science,
Social Science, Environmental Education,
Computer Education.
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry,
Biology, History & Civics,
Geography.
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry,
Biology, History & Civics, Geography,
Environmental Education,
Group III elective (VI subject)
Internal Assessment Subjects Environmental Education,
Computer Education.
Computer Applications /
Economic applications /
Commercial applications.