AMERICAN CURRICULUM

CAMPUS OFFERING: AL MUSHRIF, AL FALAH [Opening AUG 2020]

KINDERGARTEN

Our KG students are involved in an interactive, student-led, inquisitive and positive learning environment. Our curriculum is based on the Kindergarten Common Core State Standards (CCSS) California framework for English Language Arts and Mathematics and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for Science with modification for KG1 based on Pre-K standards.

The curriculum largely centers on the building of foundation skills within the strands of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. The Math curriculum focuses on two major strands: 1) Representing, relating, and operating on whole numbers, initially with sets of objects and 2) Describing shapes and space. The Science curriculum focuses on innovation, engineering, technology, and the real world to make sense of the world around us.

Students are also taught Arabic and Islamic Studies.

Learning through play is what our kindergarten is all about. Each child is provided with engaging, multi-sensory learning opportunities through song and dance, arts and crafts, IT and sport and ample opportunities to express himself/herself. 

GRADES 1-12 AMERICAN PROGRAM

We are an American curriculum school following the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) California framework for English Language Arts and Mathematics and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for Science. We also follow the Ministry of Education (MOE) curriculum for Arabic, Islamic Studies, Social Studies and Moral Education. The school is internationally accredited by AdvancED and European Council of International Schools (ECIS).

The school’s curriculum offers a large breadth and depth of study with flexibility in learning pathways and addresses a variety of learning styles. It offers many opportunities for integrating the learning objectives from a variety of subjects, in a relevant and highly engaging manner. The school supports innovation and development, especially in relation to the use of ICT and other technologies to enhance and enrich learning across the school’s curriculum.

The curriculum is effectively planned to ensure progression in all subjects and prepares students for success in their next level of education and future careers. It promotes higher-level thinking skills, literacy, numeracy, creativity, positive attitudes, strong ethics, self-management and adaptability. It also promotes the Arabic language and the national identity and enhance the development of 21st century skills, including collaboration, communication, analysis, synthesis, critical thinking, problem-solving, digital literacy, innovation and life skills.

Student Competency Framework (SCF) and My Identity links have been integrated into our Yearly Plans and Lesson Plans. Horizontal, vertical, SCF, My Identity, cross-curricular and extra-curricular integration is meaningful and planned carefully.

Grades 9-12 students have very good choices and opportunities for learning experiences that encourage their talents, interest and aspirations. In keeping with UAE national priorities and focus on STEAM subjects, students continue to study sciences through Grade 10 with some subject options. A wider range of electives is available in Grades 11-12.

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24th Street, Al Mushrif Area
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
PIN: 55022
Phone : +971 2 633 0 444
Email : info@icschool-uae.com