Academic Curriculum

The curriculum of the school has been developed keeping in mind the highest international standards and creative good practice. The school offers a choice of Examination options after class 8. Students have a choice between the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for classes 9 to 12 and an International Curriculum - the Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) in classes 9 and 10 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma program for classes 11 and 12. We provide excellent student teacher ratios and teams of highly committed teachers who are dedicated to maximizing student potential. Educators are grouped according to Faculties that work across curricula and integrate their teaching learning process.

  • Pre-School and Pre Primary Years
  • Junior School Years – classes 1 to 5
  • Middle School Years – classes 6 to 8
  • Senior School Years – classes 9 to 12 (Central Board for Secondary Education)
  • Cambridge International Examination - IGCSE (classes 9 and 10)
  • The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (classes 11 and 12)

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    Pre-School and Pre Primary Years
    The Step by Step School provides opportunities for the young child to develop physically, socio-emotionally and intellectually. We build a strong foundation from which children can grow to become active life-long learners. The children:
  • develop confidence in themselves and their ability to learn
  • demonstrate curiosity and the ability to focus their attention
  • acquire a level of communicative competence that is personally satisfying
  • acquire social skills and abilities which enable them to relate to other children and to adults
  • remain true to their individual natures, being free to develop to their own potential.
  • A full day encompasses Circle Time, Show and Tell, Art, Craft, Clay, Music, Dance, Language, Number work, free play and projects related to an understanding of their world.

    Junior School Years – classes 1 to 5

    A spirit of enquiry goes hand in hand with the sound acquisition of language and numeracy skills. Our aim is to offer a broad and balanced curriculum. The subject areas are English, Hindi, Mathematics, Social Studies, General Science and Environmental Studies, Music, Dance, Drama, Art, Technology, Physical Education and Personal, Social and Health Education. The assessment of student work is continuous and broad in its scope. Students are encouraged to reflect on their work and assessment and make efforts for continuous improvement. There are no examinations at the junior school level.

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    Middle School Years – classes 6 to 8

    The middle school years are a time of significant intellectual, physical, social and emotional growth. Students are helped to keep pace with the accelerated academic challenges and get support in acquiring life skills. They are assisted with study skills, organization of work and gain confidence at performing under examination conditions. Pastoral care is a priority for the school and great care and attention is taken to ensure that there is regular contact between students and teachers. The academic subject areas include History, Geography and Civics and a third language is added to the curriculum. The program is supported by individual and group activities outside the regular curriculum, as well as guest speakers, community projects and intensive intra and inter school activities.

    Senior School Years – classes 9 to 12

    The Step by Step School offers a range of education and examination options benchmarked with the highest national and international standards. Success during the years of Senior School is vital to the future goals and ambitions of all of our students and their families. Our curriculum is geared to honours level academic courses and offers a range of subjects leading to success in the CBSE exams, or the International General Certificate of Secondary Education IGCSE (Class 10), or the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma (Class 12). A professional counselor is available to guide our students on career related issues as well. The school has been authorized by CIE and is an affiliated Centre for CIE - Cambridge International Examination. We are authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.

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    IGCSE (classes 9 and 10) International Curriculum

    The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is the world's most popular international qualification for 14–16 year olds. It develops successful students, giving them excellent preparation for their next step in education. Cambridge IGCSE is recognized by universities and employers worldwide.

    The IB Diploma Program (classes 11 and 12)

    Recognised for its academic integrity, subject range, extracurricular and community service projects, and the high level of study skills it helps develop, the IB Diploma is structured to motivate and encourage all students to realize their full potential.
    Students are offered the full IB Diploma, or earn IB Certificates in individual subjects.

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