Cambridge Secondary 1

Grades 7 and 8

Cambridge Secondary 1 for Grades 7 and 8 prescribed by the University of Cambridge International Examinations, UK-(CIE)

Cambridge Secondary 1 is a program of study offered by Cambridge International Examinations, which has been designed for learners of 12– 14 years. The program develops competencies in English, Math and Science through a curriculum designed to foster skills and understanding.

At DIS, a combination of Cambridge Secondary 1 (CS1) and the Indian National Curriculum is offered to Grade 7 and Grade 8 students. The DIS Secondary Curriculum implements a range of subjects that provide students with a strong foundation in English, Mathematics and the Sciences, parallel to a selection of subjects that support the school’s overall vision and mission for its learners. This comprehensive programme of study prepares learners for further secondary studies in the International General Certificate of Education (IGCSE) programme or another secondary programme.

Subjects on offer for Cambridge Secondary Curriculum at Deccan International School:

Core Subjects (Adhering to the CS1 Program) :

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science

The Foundation Subjects include :

  • The Humanities (History, Civics & Geography)
  • Second Language (Hindi, Sanskrit,French)
  • Creative Arts ( Music, Dance & Drama)
  • Computing
  • Health & Physical Education (HPE)
  • Citizenship (Global Perspectives)

Co- Curriculars include :

  • Community Outreach
  • Entrepreneurship
  • English Enrichment
  • Art & Design
The Secondary Curriculum at DIS aims to inculcate a strong foundation in basic knowledge and understanding and solo and collaborative learning methods. It also provides global and regional perspectives on issues to foster global citizenship..

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