English focuses on four areas: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Learners learn how to communicate effectively across a variety of information, media, and texts, and aim to become confident communicators, avid readers, and writers who use the written language clearly and creatively for a variety of audiences and purposes.
Math at this level is divided into advanced numeracy, algebra, geometry, measurement, statistics, and probability. Learners acquire a comprehensive understanding of principles, patterns, systems, functions, and relationships, and become good at calculations.
Learners acquire practical skills that are essential for thinking scientifically and explaining the world around us. The curriculum covers biology, chemistry, physics, earth and space, thinking and acting scientifically, science in context, and more.
Art & Design provides learners with a space for self-expression and arouses imagination, creativity and innovative abilities. Learners acquire the skills necessary to express creative ideas and communicate with greater impact.
Learners apply their knowledge in mathematics, science, computing, and arts to design and produce products that solve real-world problems. The engineering and technology curriculum aims to equip learners with creative skills and technical, hands-on expertise to successfully participate in an increasingly developing technological society.
In information and communication technology, learners develop coding skills in text-based programming languages such as Python, Web Design, and Database to understand how programming and logical thinking are helping local and global industries.
Learners develop skills through age-appropriate exercises, games, team sports etc. Learners are trained to develop a deeper understanding of sports concepts, teamwork, personal responsibility, rules, tactics, strategies, etc., and gain confidence and control. Learners are also trained to play respectfully and responsibly, properly and safely, and understand a healthy and active lifestyle.
Through singing and playing musical instruments, students develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to contribute and cooperate with purpose and expressively. Learners develop creative skills that will be useful in various aspects of future learning and development.
Learners are introduced to different issues, perceptions and contexts in the world. The subject covers a variety of global issues, including disease and health, migration, belief systems, conflict and peace, demographic change, sustainability, poverty and inequality, employment and livelihood, biodiversity and ecosystems, law and crime, education for all, culture and identity, fuels and energy, food and agriculture, globalization, trade and aid, transportation and infrastructure, human rights, language and communication, and the digital world.
Learners are introduced to listening, speaking, reading and writing skills-including translation-with varied activities in interesting, real-life contexts. There is a regular focus on sound spelling to enable accurate pronunciation and dictation.