International Lower Secondary Curriculum - grades 6 to 8

The International Lower Secondary Curriculum framework is designed to engage learners in an active and creative learning journey. It provides a learning pathway in which students can excel in English, Math and Science. It gives teachers an easy-to- implement framework and a simple way to monitor progress.

The International Lower Secondary Curriculum is created by experienced authors and teachers, and it provides an international benchmark of achievement, with externally marked Achievement Tests and Certification via Edexcel.

The International Lower Secondary Curriculum:

  • Provides pupils with an introduction to the essential knowledge that they need to be educated global citizens. It introduces pupils to the best that has been thought and said; and helps engender an appreciation of human creativity and achievement.
  • Enables learners to communicate confidently and effectively in English and to develop basics of critical thinking skills.
  • Focuses on problem solving, computational thinking, scientific enquiry, meta cognitive reflection, algorithms, pattern recognition, data analysis, systems, functions and relationships, so that learners apply their innovative thinking to mathematical & scientific knowledge and develop a holistic understanding.
  • Is easy to implement and administer, with teacher training and a fully flexible structure that allows teaching alongside other curricula
  • Supplies ideas for lessons and a framework that allows teachers to embed knowledge creatively
  • Gives teachers and pupils a seamless and cohesive teaching and learning experience, preparing them for higher level qualifications
  • Offers valuable delivery support, with detailed suggestions of published resources embedded within each unit.