British Curriculum

The National Curriculum for England (often simply referred to as the ‘British curriculum’) is taught in some 150 countries around the world. It’s well respected for its academic rigour, while its associated qualifications are recognised and accepted by top universities across the globe.

This is a broad and balanced system, which covers all the major arts, sciences and humanities subjects. With a wide-angle view and a liberal approach, it’s effective in keeping track of progress and encouraging achievement all the way from primary school to university level.

Rigorous and well-organised, the National Curriculum for England has been designed to give students, parents and teachers a clear overview of progress at every stage of education. A detailed framework gives learners an easy-to-navigate map to help them identify, work towards and achieve their academic goals.

Creativity & Critical Thinking

No matter where in the world your child is studying, the National Curriculum for England has been developed to promote independent critical thinking and creativity. Your child will study all core subjects, focusing on creative thinking, forward planning and developing those all-important life skills. Ultimately, this is a curriculum designed to help young people meet the challenges of a changing world.

National Curriculum for England schools both in and outside the UK work to encourage debate and discussion. Teachers are trained to develop active, inquisitive learners and to help students voice their own ideas with confidence. With equal emphasis on both independent and group work, this curriculum has one core goal: to help young people flourish academically and personally within a flexible system.

Key Features

  • Established in 1988
  • Popular among international schools worldwide
  • Broad, balanced and student-centred
  • Includes regular national benchmarking
  • Culminates in the iGCSE, AS, A-level and BTEC certification
  • Recognised by universities worldwide 

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