Upper School (7-13 years)
The school offers a diverse curriculum focused on the cognitive needs of students, uses their interests and strengths, organizes many extracurricular activities for the development of students.
The teaching staff is focused on developing senior students' communication skills, formulating, defending their ideas and self-confidence, obtaining the knowledge necessary for passing the IGCSE and International Baccalaureate exams.
Students receive a broad, balanced, relevant curriculum that ensures continuity and progress. It meets the requirements of the national curriculum and provides in-depth educational experience.
A differentiated curriculum introduces subjects in such a way as to stimulate the interests of students, uses a variety of teaching and learning methods, and gives all children the opportunity to make progress regardless of their starting abilities.
The curriculum includes specialized subjects.
- Art - students get acquainted with many techniques based on a deep understanding of the history of art, which lies at their core. Studying a wide range of topics, techniques, approaches, students master a special vocabulary (terms, names of materials, tools). Pupils form a creative confidence that helps them learn other subjects.
- The computer and ICT training centers of the school offer training in six main areas: machine learning, application development, working with data, a processor, learning PYTHON, an introduction to programming, information technology, and creative communications. Each area is mastered as students move from class to class, allowing them to solve increasingly complex problems. Term papers on ICT are associated with the development of solutions to real problems.
- Learning English inspires adolescents to a love of literature, develops creativity, and forms competent, versatile authors. Communicative skills are necessary in today's rapidly changing world, so schoolchildren hone their critical thinking skills, become interested, insightful speakers and active, sensitive listeners.
- Brookes Cambridge develops thoughtful, ambitious readers by exploring a number of ancient, contemporary works. Literature is the beginning of a discussion of topics of personal, national, global significance, students study a wide range of fiction (novels, poems, plays) by canonical and non-canonical authors, students read works by both established and new writers representing different cultural experiences. This allows students to appreciate the historical development of literary genres, the diversity of world literature.
- Drama - high school students create a twenty-minute play, when writing which they themselves choose a theme, characters, pay special attention to the development of the character. In addition to writing, performing, students will work on the design of sets, costumes, and do this in a team. Turning to formal exams, participants form a portfolio based on work done on the drama.
- Humanities - students receive a conceptual understanding, deepen their knowledge, understanding the world of the past and the present, paying special attention to communication, critical thinking. Students study geography, history, prepare for IGCSE subjects, provide a solid foundation for each discipline, and study the links between geography, history, political ideas, and religious education. An interdisciplinary approach is aimed at creating a coherent curriculum, includes the study of local, national, international case studies, and helps to build a global understanding of historical and geographical topics.
- Mathematics develops students' knowledge, skills, understanding of methods, concepts. The math curriculum is divided into four subject areas: algebra, data, number, form, and space. Subject blocks are taught and revised at key stages, providing greater diversity, helping to preserve acquired skills. The curriculum correlates mathematics with real problems and scenarios, students solve practical problems during lessons. In the classroom, math games, contests, kinesthetic materials are regularly used, which makes learning fun and maximizing engagement.
- Studying the chosen modern foreign language allows you to identify patterns, discover new aspects of the native language. Pupils discuss a number of relevant topics - themselves, those around them, global problems (poverty, the environment), understand the value of consistent, thorough self-study for the formation of a vocabulary. Much attention is paid to the study of grammar. Mastering a foreign language is mandatory for those who plan to enter the university.
- Music - the course is divided into a series of six projects per year, dedicated to various musical genres, styles. Topics include: film music, vocal skills, musicals, blues, West African drum, keyboard skills, Britpop, electronic dance music. They will learn about the elements of music, language, characteristics associated with certain styles, will receive musical literacy skills, master special instruments, and will learn to understand music through performing, composing, listening.
- The scientific program helps to arouse interest in the subject, cover the key concepts of biology, chemistry, physics, give a solid foundation for preparing for exams. Students rely on their scientific knowledge, establish relationships between different fields of science, form an understanding of the practical application of scientific concepts, the positive, negative impact of scientific and technological developments on the environment. Education is based on a practical approach that allows you to establish a connection with how scientific ideas explain the phenomena that occur in everyday life.
- Sports curriculum include a wide range of activities (basketball, volleyball, golf). The purpose of the course is to foster a love of sports and sports. Students learn about four aspects of productivity development: technical, tactical, physical and mental, and explore how they can make progress in each of them. The program is based on teaching, learning to participate in discussions, and nurturing moral values (kindness, honesty, patience, compassion). Pupils form an understanding of health and well-being, discussing topics such as sleep, relaxation, and stress reduction. At each lesson, students participate in the analysis and assessment of academic performance. The overall goal is to educate confident students who love sports and exercise.
- The PSHE, Citizenship program promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental, physical development of students in school and society. It is aimed at preparing students for the opportunities and responsibilities of further life. Students get acquainted with the concepts of maintaining health, safety, prepare for life, work in modern Britain. Students master the understanding of social justice, democracy, the work of government, the process of adopting laws. The course allows students to develop social, moral, political and philosophical awareness, to become full members of society.