- April 22, 2018
- New Curriculum
- Parents NoticeBoard
Do you know whats different in the new curriculum?
Here are 9 key points to help you understand the Competency Based Curriculum
The key details of the New Curriculum that started in January 2018:
Competency Based Curriculum
2 years - Kindergarten,
6 years Primary school: 3 years Lower Primary and 3 years Upper Primary,
3 years Junior Secondary,
3 years Senior Secondary and
3 years University
1. 8-4-4 is being phased out systematically.
2. The New System has No provision for Baby Class (which usually accommodates children below 4 years).
* Children will join Pre-Primary 1 or PP1 at 4 Years and Pre-Primary or PP2 at 5 Years.
3. They will then undertake a Formative Assessment before joining Grade 1.
* They will proceed to Grade 2 and Grade 3 in consecutive years ending Lower Primary School.
4. They will undertake another Formative and National Assessment before joining Grade 4.
* They will consecutively proceed to Grade 5 and 6, ending Upper Primary School.
* Grade 6 which will be equivalent of the current class 6 will be the end of their Primary School life. (Currently class 8).
5. The students will undertake another Formative Assessment before joining Grade 7.
* Consecutively proceeding to Grade 8 and 9. That brings an end to Junior High School.
6. The students will then undertake a Formative and National Assessment.
* Upon completion they have a choice to proceed with Technical Education or join Senior High School.
* By joining Senior High School, the students will proceed to Grade 10, 11 and 12 respectively.
* Upon completion of Senior School, the students join university.
7. Students currently in class 3 to Class 8 are proceeding with 8-4-4 before it is completely phased out.
8. The New System will start with the children who will join class 1 and 2 in 2018 is TALENT BASED than Academic based.
9. At 3 years if you must enroll your baby in a school, go for one that meets the New System requirements for Day Care.
* No teachers will attend to them because no academic learning should take place in Day Care Centres.
* In their place will be Care - givers.
* Children will learn Oral Skills, Creativity Skills, Social Skills, Potty Training, Behaviour and Sports.
* Go for a school with adequate space/ playing grounds. Not only beautiful classrooms.
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