Zenith International School
School, Cambridge, secondary
The school delivers an international curriculum, the contents of which assimilate the best of national and international curricula that is proven and time-tested. In this way, students will get the best of both worlds in the sense that they will receive internationally recognised awards without compromising on Malaysian content. The curriculum will constitute the Cambridge International Primary Program (CPP) and the UK National Curriculum. Students who complete their secondary education will take the Cambridge IGCSE examinations. Upon completion of their IGCSE, they may continue with the Cambridge 'A' Levels.
LOWER SECONDARY SYLLABUS (YEARS 7 - 9)
Cambridge Secondary provides a seamless progression from Cambridge Primary - or can be used as a standalone curriculum - to develop learners' skills and confidence in English, Mathematics and Science. It offers a curriculum framework for educational success for learners, typically 11 years to 14 years old, with an optional testing structure.
Cambridge Secondary has been developed to link seamlessly with Cambridge Primary and provides standardised tests to allow careful monitoring of progress from primary to lower secondary phases. It also provides excellent preparation for learners embarking on Cambridge Upper Secondary; both for Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge 'O' Level courses.
At the end of the programme, Cambridge Checkpoint assessments are available to provide detailed feedback on learners' strengths and weaknesses.
UPPER SECONDARY SYLLABUS (IGCSE - YEARS 10 & 11)
Cambridge IGCSE is the world's most popular international curriculum for 14 year to 16 year olds, leading to globally recognised and valued Cambridge IGCSE qualifications.
Schools worldwide have helped develop Cambridge IGCSE, which provides excellent preparation for the Cambridge Advanced stage including Cambridge A/AS Levels and Cambridge Pre-U, as well as other progression routes. It incorporates the best in international education for learners at this level. It develops in line with changing needs, and is regularly updated and extended. Cambridge IGCSE students can draw on excellent resources, training and advice from subject experts.
Cambridge IGCSE encourages learner-centred and enquiry-based approaches to learning. It develops learners' skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving, giving learners excellent preparation for the next stage in their education. Clearly defined learning outcomes and content, mean Cambridge IGCSE is compatible with other curriculum and is internationally relevant and sensitive to different needs and cultures.
Cambridge IGCSE develops learner knowledge, understanding and skills in:
:: Subject content
:: Applying knowledge and understanding to familiar and new situations
:: Intellectual enquiry
:: Flexibility and responsiveness to change
:: Working and communicating in English
:: Influencing outcomes
:: Cultural awareness