Our Curriculum

Internationally Respected Curricula

The International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC)
launched in 2016, covers all the aspects of the Early Years Foundation Stage provision, including learning goals and developmental stages. IEYC is designed around eight learning principles for children aged 2–5 years old. It is used by over 140 nurseries and early year settings, in 47 countries worldwide.

Cambridge Primary Programme (CPP)
for learners aged 5 to 11 years, gives schools a world-class curriculum to develop learner skills and understanding in English, Mathematics, and Science.
It enables teachers to assess children's learning as they progress with two optional assessments: Cambridge Primary Progression Tests and Cambridge Primary Checkpoint

Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme (CLSP)
for learners aged 12 to 13 years, Cambridge Lower Secondary develops skills and understanding in English, Mathematics, and Science for the first two years of secondary education.
Cambridge Lower Secondary provides excellent preparation for Cambridge Upper Secondary and other educational programmes. Cambridge Lower Secondary Checkpoint tests can be used to monitor learners’ readiness for the next stage of education.

Cambridge Upper Secondary Programme (CUSP)
Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16-year-olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide and is an international passport to progression and success. Developed over 30 years ago, it is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide.
Cambridge IGCSE offers a flexible curriculum, with a choice of over 70 subjects in any combination, including 30 languages.

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP)
Introduced in 1969 for students aged 16 to 19, is an academically challenging and balanced program of education with final examinations that prepares students for success at university and beyond.

The International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IB CP)
Introduced in 2012, is an innovative education framework for students aged 16 to 19. The aim of the CP is to provide students with an excellent foundation to support their further studies and specialized training, as well as ensuring their success in the workforce.

Why BSS has chosen Cambridge International Continuum:

  • Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programs and qualifications for 5 to 19 years old
  • More than 10 000 schools in over 160 countries are a part of the Cambridge learning community
  • The University of Cambridge International Examinations Board (CIE) is the most prestigious and recognized all over the world examination board.
  • Every program is excellent preparation for the next level
  • Tests show the progression of the child’s ability through the whole process of education
  • A Certificate of Achievement for each child at the end of each level is provided
  • Cambridge curriculum frameworks for English also include an "English as a second language" option.
  • Cambridge Primary helps identify a learner's strengths and weaknesses and can be used to support learning and development. It prepares learners for a smooth transition to Cambridge Lower Secondary and beyond.
  • Appropriate and relevant internationally, Cambridge Lower Secondary has been designed to be culturally sensitive. It includes top-quality teaching and assessment resources appropriate for teaching and learning in local and international schools.
  • Cambridge Lower Secondary combines a world-class curriculum, high-quality support for teachers and integrated assessment.
  • They help schools build a curriculum around their specific needs. Starting from a foundation of core subjects, it is easy to add breadth and cross-curricular perspectives. Encouraging learners to engage with a variety of subjects, and make connections between them, is fundamental to the approach.
  • For schools, Cambridge IGCSE offers a flexible and stimulating curriculum, supported with excellent resources and training.
  • For learners, Cambridge IGCSE helps improve performance by developing skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem-solving. It is the perfect springboard to advanced study.
  • Schools worldwide have been involved in the development of Cambridge IGCSE. The syllabuses are international in outlook but retain a local relevance. They have been created specifically for an international student body and avoid cultural bias.
  • The continuum of the four Cambridge international curriculums brings success for learners. All the curriculums are very rigorous of showing pupils progress and gradually develop the academic material.
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