We aim to provide the highest quality of education possible for students of all abilities. In doing so, we aim to positively encourage each student to achieve academic excellence, enjoy creative diversity, develop critical thinking skills and become..
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Key stage 1 covers year 1 and year 2.
The courses for Key Stage 1 are designed to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum for England and Wales and will assess pupils according to the levels of the National Curriculum. In September 2010, N.B.S will implement the Cambridge International Primary Programme.
Our timetables are designed to promote moral, social, cultural, mental and physical development. The challenge is to give enough teaching time to the core subjects, whilst also ensuring that children study abroad, well-balanced curriculum. The following table shows the minimum number of hours or minutes that should be devoted to each National Curriculum subject per week at Key Stages One:
Key Stage 1 (hours.minutes)
Design & Technology
Art & Design
Citizenship or Islamic Studies
1 or 2
There are no statutory time allocations for subjects, except English and Mathematics, which have a daily amount of time prescribed by the National Literacy and Numeracy Strategies. We also have Assembly, Golden Time, Handwriting and Circle Time.
The language in which all subjects are taught is English. NBS offers a language choice of Arabic 1st Language, Arabic 2nd Language and French. Islamic Studies can be learned in English or Arabic.
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