Primary

The IPC is especially designed for ages 5 to 11 and has as many as 130 thematic units of work. Each theme is specifically designed to motivate and enthuse young learners. The units of learning are cross curricula, enabling young minds to see how aspects of learning integrate together and learning goals cover personal development and social and international goals.

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...

New Home Learning Menus

New Home Learning Menus

‘Rigour’ is undoubtedly a buzzword within education and has been for the past few years. But, how does it impact our teaching and learning at Saigon Star, and what measures do we take to try and embed it?