Smart Village School - Kipling Educational Focus.
Smart Village Schools, Kipling Section follow the Cambridge Examination Board’s curriculum which is an education programme for young learners. It combines a world-class curriculum, high-quality support for teachers and integrated assessment. The programme has been developed by the University of Cambridge International Examinations and is used in schools around the world. The curriculum encourages schools to develop learners who are confident, responsible, innovative and engaged. As an international programme, Cambridge Primary provides teachers with an external benchmark to inform their teaching and easily measures learners' progress over time. It also enables detailed, structured reporting to parents.
It starts learners on an educational journey, focusing on what they should be able to do at each stage of their education. It develops skills, knowledge and understanding that will prepare them for a smooth transition to Cambridge Secondary 1 and eventually, I.G.C.S.E.
Cambridge Checkpoint system is practical and flexible. Appropriate and relevant internationally, Cambridge Primary has been designed to be culturally sensitive.
It includes top-quality teaching and assessment resources appropriate for teaching and learning in local and international schools. No part is compulsory, giving schools the flexibility to choose the elements that are right for their needs. This means that they can use the Cambridge Checkpoint whilst following their own countries national curriculum or the British curriculum where suitable. Methods of continual assessments under the supervision of the British Council are in place from the start of the Primary education with additional support provided by the Cambridge Examination Board for Key Stage 2, culminating in the Cambridge Primary Checkpoint tests at the end of Year 6.These scripts are then marked by official Cambridge examiners and marks registered with the University of Cambridge.
These tests offer comprehensive reporting on a learner's strengths and weaknesses at the end of Cambridge Primary in the key curriculum areas.
All International Schools are given a report as to their standing. At Secondary level, students in the British International Curriculum study to attain their I.G.C.S.E.'s at the age of sixteen. The present requirement for entry into an Egyptian University is eight ‘O’ level passes A - C grade and two “AS” level passes or 1 ‘A’ level at Grade E or above. The Cambridge Checkpoint Curriculum is a tripartite educational choice governed in Egypt by a Protocol Agreement between the Egyptian Ministry of Education, Cambridge International Examination Board and the British Council in Egypt.
All schools have to have written permission and are subject to inspections from all three authorities.