Subjects Offered

The school will open its doors in September 2018 with students at the Cambridge International Secondary 1 Level (Year 7, 8, 9*). Compulsory Core subjects will be offered in addition to elective and extension subjects. Crawford International Schools will provide children with a learning experience for wide exploration of subjects during these early secondary years. This will assist students to make decisions regarding focussed subject choices and inform their career choices in the future:

 

* Other grades subject to demand

Cambridge International Secondary 1

Provides a natural progression from primary education.

In this phase students are equipped with leadership, problem solving, collaboration, critical thinking skills to excel in academics which is supported by a wide co-curricular programme.

Age 11-14

Years 7-9

English, Mathematics, Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Information and Communications Technology, Kiswahili, Mandarin, Geography, History, Art and Design, Design and Technology, Drama, Music, Physical Education, Religious Studies and French. Foreign students will have the opportunity to English as a second language should the need arise. Other foreign languages will be accessible depending on interest and demand.

Cambridge International Secondary 2 (International General Certificate of Secondary Education - IGCSE)

Students are encouraged to take a broad range of subjects to enable a wide choice of career. IGCSE exams are recognised across the world and universities admissions officers show a considerable interest in these results.

Age 14-16

 Years 10-11

English language, English Literature, Mathematics, Science (at least one of Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Information and Communications Technology, Kiswahili, Mandarin, Geography, History, Art and Design, Design and Technology, Drama, Music, Physical Education, Religious Studies, Agriculture, Global Perspectives, Economics, Sociology, Computer Science, Accounting, Business Studies and French. Foreign students will have the opportunity to English as a second language should the need arise. Other foreign languages will be accessible depending on interest and demand.

Cambridge International AS and A levels

Students choose 3-5 subjects of interest related to career aspirations. Students develop a deep understanding of subjects, as well as independent learning and constructive learning skills in preparation for university.

Age 16-19

Years 12-13

English language, English Literature, Mathematics, Mathematics Further, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Information Technology, Kiswahili, Mandarin/Chinese, Geography, History, Art and Design, Design and Technology, Drama, Music, Physical Education, Religious Studies/Divinity, Agriculture, Global Perspectives, Economics, Sociology, Computer Science, Accounting, Business, Law, Psychology and French. Foreign students will have the opportunity to English as a second language should the need arise. Other foreign languages will be accessible depending on interest and demand.

The following Extension Subjects (non-examinable) will be offered:

Entrepreneurial Thinking and Education

Students are taught entrepreneurship and how to think creatively and ambitiously. Students graduate “innovation ready” by developing critical thinking, communication and collaboration skills.

Leadership

Leadership development is crucial to individual success. School communities need people who model purpose-driven lives. The underlying leadership philosophy at Crawford International Schools is that of servant leadership where the servant-leader is servant first – adopting the idea that the natural feeling is one where there is a desire to serve first to enrich the lives of individuals, build better organisations and ultimately create a more just and caring world. True servant leaders put others ahead of their own agendas and possess the confidence to serve and initiate service to others.

Introduction to Cryptocurrency and Blockchains

It is imperative that our children are exposed to evolving business practices. This course gives an overview of this new banking phenomenon.

Dance

Students are encouraged to develop their creative and intellectual capacity alongside transferable skills such as teamwork, communication and problem-solving. Students will be exposed to a range of dance styles, choreography and performance.

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Philosophy for children (P4C)

The P4C movement offers a unique way to support each student’s  learning through enquiry and the exploration of ideas. It teaches children reasoning and debating skills. Children are taught how to create their own philosophical questions and that their ideas and those of others have value. In the process they realise that they don't always have to be right, but they gain the confidence to ask questions; learn through discussion and value the opinion of others. This program also assist greatly to allow our students to adapt easier to an ever-changing world.

GO Lab

The world is changing at a rapid rate with the advent of modern technology which is resulting in a global paradigm shift. GO Lab exposes our students to technology with a core ethos of re-igniting creative potential and switching on bright minds. With hands-on experience, guided tutorials and the use of modern educational tools, our students are able to explore their own interests through STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths) Education and gain pertinent skills and knowledge that better prepare them for current and future careers.

GO Lab aims to equip our students with far more than just an awareness of global technology trends. The interactive curriculum and practical-based learning environment incorporates a range of relevant 21st Century Skills. These include Higher Order Thinking skills such as collaboration, research, communications and technological skills, as well as design, critical and creative thinking, self-evaluation and self-management, curiosity and innovativeness.

These skills are intertwined with the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals to encourage and facilitate meaningful education to address global needs of the present and the future.