Middle Years

The IMYC is especially designed for 11 to 14 year olds and is a challenging, internationally minded and concept-focused curriculum. It also offers the development of a hardworking, ethical and humane individual through personal learning goals. The IMYC develops knowledge, skills and understanding, helping students appreciate the interconnections between subjects.

KS1 English

KS1 English

Throughout the year we have worked hard to ensure English within Key Stage 1 has been fun, motivating and inspirational. We have carefully chosen topics to coincide with our fabulous IPC topics whilst also tying in the children’s own personal interests. Each unit of English lasts for two weeks and...

What is rigorous learning?

What is rigorous learning?

It’s fair to say that ‘rigour’ has been a buzzword in education for the past two decades, yet there is little common agreement about what it actually means among educators. For many it is believed the rigorous learning means giving students more work. Others mistakenly assume that rigour means making...

Computing

Computing

In Computing this year, we believed we needed to alter our Computing program to ensure we are providing an up-to-date Computing Curriculum for Saigon Star children. We wanted to adapt our curriculum, so it did not become stagnant and repetitive.

Target Your Maths

Target Your Maths

In Mathematics this year, there have been several changes. We have introduced a series of vastly differentiated textbooks to support teaching. These "Target Your Maths" books provide ample practice for concepts and skills developed in class and allow teachers to target particular groups with different levels of practice. Some pupils...