Curriculum

Curriculum Options : IB ( International Baccalaureate )* ; Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge AS/A Level ( Cambridge Assessment International Education) )

We provide a comprehensive curriculum which combines a rich academic programme with co-curricular activities such as music, physical education, drama, theatre, library studies, visual arts and technology sessions to equip your child with skills to lead the world in every field. 

At Gems Modern Academy, Primary School offers an International education which aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. Primary School has a rigorous, strong and well developed curriculum guided by International Baccalaureate's Primary Years Programme (IBPYP) Framework. The schools Primary Years Programme is transdisciplinary in nature and is led by the essential elements of knowledge, skills, concepts, attitudes and action. In the Primary School, students learn about significant concepts through units of inquiry. The six transdisciplinary themes that guide units of inquiry and compose a year of study are:

 

Who we are? How  the world works?  
Were we are in place and time? How we organize ourselves
 How we express ourseves?  Sharing the Planet

 Units of inquiry interweave subject areas such as mathematics, language arts, science and social studies. This approach encourages students to make their own connections between what they learn in core subject areas and how it relates to the world around them. The Primary School offers IB PYP from Kindergarten to Grade 5. Primary Years Programme Curriculum Framework.

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GEMS Modern Academy is authorized by International Baccalaureate to offer Primary Years Programme.

For more information, please visit http://www.ibo.org.

Early Years - Toddlers,Pre-K, KG 1 and KG 2.  

In KG we base our learning on the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP), but we are also influenced by the wealth of international research around learning in the Early Years.

Our stimulating and interactive Early Years environment encourages our young learners to inquire and explore. We have dedicated indoor and outdoor learning zones where the children can discover, embed their learning and make connections, building the firm foundations for academic success. We have a caring team of well-trained Early Years Educators who facilitate learning and monitor student progress through observational assessment, meeting with parents on a regular basis. 

Primary - Grades 1 to 5 

GemsModern Academy Primary School section offers an International education which aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

Primary School has a rigorous, strong and well developed curriculum guided by International Baccalaureate's Primary Years Programme (IBPYP) Framework.

The school’s Primary Years Programme is transdisciplinary in nature and is led by the essential elements of knowledge, skills, concepts, attitudes and action.

In the Primary School, students learn about significant concepts through units of inquiry. 

Units of inquiry interweave subject areas such as mathematics, language arts, science and social studies. This approach encourages students to make their own connections between what they learn in core subject areas and how it relates to the world around them. 

GEMS Modern Academy is a candidate school for the PYP .We are currently pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy- a commitment to high-quality, challenging international education- that we believe is important for our students.

 

GMAK Senior School – Grades 6 to 12

Cambridge Lower Secondary

In Grades 6-8 we introduce the Cambridge Lower Secondary, which is typically for learners aged 11 to 14 years. It helps prepare students for the next step of their education, providing a clear path as they progress from IB-PYP toward Cambridge IGCSE’s in an age-appropriate way. 

By offering Cambridge Lower Secondary, we provide a broad and balanced education for our learners, helping them to thrive in and out school providing lots of opportunities to develop creativity, expression and wellbeing.

Cambridge Upper Secondary

In Grades 9-10 we offer Cambridge IGCSE’s, the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. Not only is it truly international - it gives students more options than any other international qualification. That means the flexibility to choose from more subjects, more ways to learn and more ways to succeed. GMAK draws on a wealth of teaching and learning resources and training for Cambridge IGCSE. Assessment takes place at the end of the course and includes written, oral, coursework and practical assessment. Leading universities and employers in India, and the world accept Cambridge IGCSE as evidence of academic ability. 

For further information on our Cambridge IGCSE offer, please do download our Cambridge IGCSE Curriculum prospectus.

Link: Grade 9&10 – IGCSE Curriculum Book

Cambridge Advanced

In Grades 11-12 we offer Cambridge AS & A Level’s, the internationally-recognized qualifications typically for learners aged 16 to 19 years who need advanced study to prepare for university and higher education. Cambridge Advanced builds on the foundations of Cambridge Upper Secondary, helping learners develop independent study skills which universities value highly. Thousands of learners gain places at leading universities around the world and in India with Cambridge International AS & A Levels every year. They are a passport to success.

 At GMAK our learners have the choice and freedom to specialize or study a broad range of subjects. For further information on our Cambridge AS & A Level’s offer, please do download our Cambridge AS & A Level’s Curriculum prospectus.

Link: Grade 11&12 -AS&A-Level Book

Cambridge International in India

We prepare our students for life, helping them to develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. For further information about how Cambridge International qualifications give Indian students a wide range of options in their education and career please click the following link.

Link: https://www.cambridgeinternational.org/cambridge-international-in-india/

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