This is for children from 2 years old to 5 years old. The ages below are the ages the children must be by the 31st of December.
Our Curriculum: IPC Early Years
The IPC Early Years program is designed for children between the ages of 3, 4 and 5. The IPC Early Years program was written by practicing early years specialists and provides the same mix of practical, rigorous support for teachers and exciting, appropriate work for children as the IPC main program for 5 to 12 year olds. The Early Years program also helps children to become familiar with the IPC learning process for each unit and better prepare them for progression to the IPC main program.
- Pre-school 1: 3 year olds (also known as K-3)
- Pre-school 2: 4 year olds (also known as K-4)
These classes are half day classes for mornings (7:45 – 11:30am) and afternoons (12:45 – 4:30) Monday-Friday.
The classes are entirely in English. The curriculum is based on learning through doing, speaking, listening, playing, and singing. A large component is helping children learn to be aware of others, to share, and to enjoy play. During play there is much language and the children learn without knowing that they are learning.
Pre-school is an excellent preparation for whole day school. In terms of English acquisition it is just the right time to learn.
Kindergarten : 5 years old (also known as K-5)
The children study the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. They also have Art, Sport, Computer, Swimming, Music and Library. It is a language intensive program with: learning through doing, speaking, listening, drawing, playing, and singing. It is the year they are formally taught letters and sounds in English and begin to read and write stories.
Our Elementary School consists of Grade 1 through to Grade 5.
The ages below are the ages the children must be by the 31st of December.
- Grade 1 : 6 years of age
- Grade 2 : 7 years of age
- Grade 3 : 8 years of age
- Grade 4 : 9 years of age
- Grade 5 : 10 years of age
Each class has an English first language, experienced, qualified or trained teacher as well as a Khmer teacher.
Students study English, Mathematics, Social Studies and Science. They also have Art, Sport, Computer, Swimming, Music and Library.
During these years children learn to read and write as well as learn more about the world in which they live.
Reading is the single most important activity that helps children in every subject. Readers are the students who often do very well in their studies.
All subjects are taught in English. Students must be able to speak, read and write English. When students apply they are required to bring report cards from their previous school. An oral quiz will be given followed by a written if this is deemed necessary for us to determine if the student can be successful.
The secondary school comprises classes from Grade 6 to Grade 12.
Middle School: Grades 6 - 8
In Middle School our students study the following subjects:-
- Social Studies (History and Geography)
The special subjects are:-
- ICT (computers)
- P.E. (sports, swimming)
Ages for Enrolment (Students must be the age listed as of 31st December)
- Grade 6: 11 years
- Grade 7: 12 years
- Grade 8: 13 years
- Grade 9: 14 years
- Grade 10: 15 years
- Grade 11: 16 years
- Grade 12: 17 years
Upper School: Grades 9 - 11
In Grades 9 and 10 our students study for the General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) from Cambridge in England.
- English as a Second Language OR
- English as a First Language
- Combined Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) - a double award
In Grades 11 and 12 our students study for a combination of AS subjects from Cambridge and school curriculum subjects.
- Computer Science
Students also study Psychology and IELTS.
Students in Grades 9 - 12 also study special subjects of Art, ICT, Music, P.E. and Swimming.
Science Curriculum Topics for Grade 1 – Grade 5
|Grade1||Plants||Simple Machines||Weather – clouds, rain, sun; water cycle, condensation
Solar System and Night Sky
|Grade 2||Dinosaurs Prehistoric Animals||Water and Air||The Earth: Rocks and Fossils||Good Health|
|Grade 3|| Endangered Animals
Animal Habitats & Coloration
|Magnets||Save our Earth Environment||Food & Nutrition Teeth|
|Grade 4|| Animals of the Biomes
Scientists of the Biomes
| How does it work?
Inventions, inventors and discoveries
|Environment Biomes|| Diseases
4 Body Systems:
|Grade 5|| 6 Categories of Animals
Beginning of Scientific Theory
Social Studies Curriculum Topics for Grade 1 – Grade 5
|Grade1||Continents, Oceans, NSEW, Map Keys Cambodia, Thailand||Cambodia and Cambodia’s different cultures and Thailand Cities and rural communities in Cambodia||People and events
|Urban and rural families .
Beliefs and celebrations; festivals and customs of Thailand
|Urban, rural economics .
Producers and Consumers
|Working with friends, responsibility||Holidays, rice fields, some occupations of Cambodian people|
|Grade 2||Continents, N & S hemispheres, Oceans, NSEW, Map Key, Physical features; China, Vietnam, Laos||Asia: Mekong Countries, China, Vietnam, Laos Environmental awareness; recycling in Phnom Penh||People and events Countries change over time, history of river cultures||Festivals and customs of Vietnam, China and Laos||River economics||Rules, safety, cooperative work||Geography
Exploring Phnom Penh
Business – goods and services – related to river economy
|Grade 3||Features of maps, ordinal, intermediate directions, key, continents, water boundaries||India, Japan, France Responsibility for environment||French history in Cambodia & SE Asia
Famous people in the world
|Factors of culture family cultures; Indian, French & Japanese cultures||Personal response to environment||Family structures in countries of study||Daily life, artwork, customs, holidays Impact of French on|
|Grade 4||Use, scale and distance, symbols, indexes, latitude, longitude, continents, oceans, landforms||Biomes
Wonders of the World (natural – Great Barrier Reef, Niagara Falls…)
|Pyramids||Wonders of the World (man made, including Angkor)||Natural resources: create a business plan and product; Aboriginal economics||Adapting to different environments
Value of working together
|Job opportunities and job markets in Cambodia|
|Grade 5||Types, direction, distance, legend/key, latitude, longitude, continents, oceans, landforms|| United Kingdom, Australia
Migration of people
|Cultural diversity; interaction; pride in our culture and awareness of others||Basics of economics and how it has changed from Middle Ages||Universal human rights; responsibilities;
|Geography, human interaction with environment, conservation and pollution; natural resources|