Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Curriculum

The belief and aim of Our Own Fujairah is ‘To be an institution that nurtures innovative and creative minds thereby empowering students to excel and contribute to the society in the field of their choice.

Our academic plan and the CBSE Curriculum are guiding roadmaps of the school program. The school curriculum is designed to ensure overall development of the students and to empower them with 21st Century skills which are aligned with National agenda parameters.

Curriculum design and Implementation:

The curriculum is aligned to the Indian CBSE and is incorporating all the necessary modifications which is required by the UAE Education parameters.

EARLY YEARS
KINDERGARTEN 1 and 2

The curriculum has been developed keeping in mind the specific areas of learning . KG follows Enhanced Early Years Program with skill sets and development milestone of international standards.

The best practices have been adapted to accommodate learning centres in Kindergarten.

In Kindergarten, curriculum is theme based & cross curricular links are well established which gives opportunity for independent learning and choice making.

Alignment of choice of indoor and outdoor activities during the free flow sessions. It has a clear rationale aligned to the school and national visions.

Early Learning Goals

LiteracyReading / Writing / Speaking / Listening
NumeracyProblem solving / Reasoning/ Numbers/ Shape, Space measure
Understanding the World &
UAE Social Studies
People and Communities/ Technology
Personal Social and
Emotional Development
Understanding self / Making relationships/ Self-confidence, self-awareness, managing feelings and behaviour
Communication and LanguageListening and Attention/ Understanding / Speaking
Expressive and Creative
Art and Design
Listening and Attention/ Understanding / Speaking
Communication and LanguageExploring and using media and materials/ being Imaginative
Physical DevelopmentHealth and Care / Moving and Handling

JUNIOR SCHOOL
GRADES 1 and 2

The National Agenda Parameter and CBSE guidelines are the driving force behind the curriculum design & review.

Appropriate learning experiences are integrated through most aspects of the curriculum to enable all students to develop clear understanding of CBSE milestones and the values of UAE.

Consequently, changes to the curriculum are well considered and help to meet the personal and academic needs of most students. The curriculum adaptations for Grades 1-2 children includes subjects as in Arabic, Islamic, MEP along with core subjects.

Enhancement of life skills , experiential learning through experiments & show and tell to develop their personal & social skills.

Subjects in Grades 1-2 include

EnglishArabic
Islamic StudiesPSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education)
Second Language (Hindi, Malayalam)Mathematics
ScienceUAE Social Studies
Computer ScienceMoral Education
ArtMusic

THE JUNIOR SCHOOL
GRADES 3 - 4

The Primary School years build a strong academic foundation for students and we help to instill the right values and develop a sense of responsibility and ethics. This is furthered by an emphasis on creative thinking, innovative problem solving and independent expression.

A variety of child-centric methods are employed to engage students in an inter-active manner in our efforts to lay down a strong foundation in the basics of literacy and numeracy and to make them more aware of the environment of which they are a part. These methods include role play, quizzing, mime, language games, audio-visual presentations, activities, class assemblies, projects and field trips and flipped classrooms.

Subjects in Grades 3-4 include

EnglishArabic
Islamic StudiesPSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education)
Second Language (Hindi, Malayalam)Mathematics
Environmental StudiesUAE Social Studies
Computer Science and LanguageMoral Education
ArtMusic

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades 5 to 7

The Middle School years provide the young and the adolescents with a challenging and supportive experience as it is a bridge between the foundation building activities of the primary school and the more formal and challenging demands of the Senior Secondary level.

The foundation for effective communication, both oral and written, is laid down at this level through varied activities –i.e. elocution, public speaking and debating. Key concepts and strategies are introduced and developed to help students learn on their own.

They are also provided with a more challenging curriculum which would ease their smooth transition to the Senior Secondary level. Forward thinking and Creative Arts are also encouraged to hone their latent talents.

The emphasis is on being visually creative and enterprising, developing the right study habits, and acquiring in-depth conceptual knowledge. The curriculum is activity oriented, based on teamwork via discussions, group project work, discovery and exploration. A wide range of teaching and learning strategies are employed in all areas of the curriculum.

Subjects in Grades 5-7 include

EnglishArabic
Islamic StudiesPSHE (Personal, Social and Health education)
Second Language (Hindi, Malayalam)Mathematics
Environmental StudiesUAE Social Studies
Computer Science and LanguageMoral Education
ArtSocial Science

THE SENIOR SCHOOL
GRADES 8 - 12

The senior school offers a variety of subject combinations, in line with the demands of the growing generation, and closely adheres to the directives laid by the CBSE, New Delhi, India. The focus is on the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and its application through practical work.

Set within the context of the CBSE curriculum, it promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, social and physical development of students, thus preparing them for the responsibilities and experiences of adult life. At this level, students are provided with a range of activities to discover, develop and hone their talents. The school takes every possible step to ensure that senior students receive enough opportunity to develop their personality, gain self-confidence and master effective communication skills. Community service, concern for the environment and discipline are the values that are emphasized at this level as students prepare themselves to function as global citizens of the future.

SUBJECT COMBINATIONS OFFERED – 11 & 12

SCIENCE GROUP

GROUP 1
PHYSICSCHEMISTRYMATHEMATICSBIOLOGY
GROUP 2PHYSICSCHEMISTRYMATHEMATICSINFOMATICS PRACTICES
GROUP 3PHYSICSCHEMISTRYBIOLOGYINFOMATICS PRACTICES

COMMERCE GROUP

GROUP 4
BUSINESS STUDIESACCOUNTANCYMATHEMATICSECONOMICS
GROUP 5
BUSINESS STUDIESACCOUNTANCYECONOMICSINFOMATICS PRACTICES

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