CAIE

 Utama International School [UIS] follows the Cambridge International Examination curriculum at both Primary and Secondary levels. This results in formal qualifications under the Cambridge International Examination (CIE) board.

Cambridge qualifications are recognised throughout the world and are highly valued by further educational institutes, universities, and employers. Cambridge programmes prepare students for life, helping them to develop an informed curiosity and lasting passion for learning.

Cambridge programmes prepare students for life – helping them to develop an informed curiosity and lasting passion for learning.

THE CAMBRIDGE BENEFITS

“Cambridge helps students become confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged. Ready to tackle the demands of tomorrow’s world, capable of shaping a better world for the future. That’s why success with Cambridge opens doors to the world’s best universities – in US, UK, Australia, Canada and beyond.

It’s what you would expect from an organisation that is part of the world-leading University of Cambridge.

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

Cambridge CurriculumYear Levels
Primary1 – 6
Secondary 17 – 9
Secondary 210 – 11

CAMBRIDGE PRIMARY (Years 1 - 6)

Students develop skills and understanding in English, Mathematics, Science as well as in a variety of elective subjects. Teachers regularly hold student progression tests to determine student understanding and to monitor progress. A range of differentiation techniques are used by teachers to ensure that students are engaged in each lesson.

SUBJECTS OFFERED

Core SubjectsElective SubjectsActivity Based Subjects
EnglishSocial StudiesPhysical Education
English (as a second language)Islamic Studies / PSHEHealth Education
MathematicsMalayArt
Science Music
  Digital Literacy
  Culinary Art
  Reading Programme

CAMBRIDGE SECONDARY 1 (Years 7 - 9)

Cambridge 1 is a flexible curriculum with integrated assessment. Cambridge provides curriculum frameworks for English, Mathematics and Science providing a clearly defined teaching structure. Cambridge checkpoint tests are used to monitor learners understanding of lesson/ subject contents and evaluate their readiness for the next stage of education.

SUBJECTS OFFERED

Compulsory Subjects Activity Based Subjects
English Physical Education
English (as a second language) Health Education
Malay (as a foreign language) Art
Islamic Studies / PSHE Music
Science Digital Literacy
Mathematics Culinary Art
Social Studies Reading Programme

CAMBRIDGE SECONDARY 2 (Years 10 - 11)

Cambridge 2 builds upon the foundations of Cambridge Secondary 1. Students follow Cambridge O Level or Cambridge IGCSE courses, which upon completion lead to globally recognised qualifications.

Cambridge International Examination courses utilise a learner centered and inquiry based approach to learning. Students have the opportunity to select and build a broad learning programme from wide array of subjects as listed below.

SUBJECTS OFFERED

Compulsory SubjectsOption-AOption-B
EnglishBiologyEconomics
English (as a second language)ChemistryBusiness Studies
Malay (as a foreign language)PhysicsAccounting
MathematicsAdditional MathematicsArt & Design
   
   
   

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION

English is the medium of instruction within the Cambridge International Examinations Board (CIE) – IGCSE ‘O’ Level Curriculum.