curriculum at Al Ittihad School for Foreign Programme is modeled on an
integrated system (CP, CS, IGCSE, GCE ), which has width and balance. It
includes English, Mathematics, Sciences, Social Studies, French, Computer
Studies, Music, Art/Craft, Physical Education, Islamic Studies and Arabic
Language. These subjects are given by
skilled teachers using appropriate methodologies in order to promote enjoyable
learning and encourage high standards of achievement from the students.
English is the
medium of instruction for most of the subjects. The curriculum at primary,
intermediate and secondary levels prepares the foundation for the students to
sit for the IGCSE examinations taken at the end of grade 10, and later to
continue their AS and A-levels.
IGCSE /GCE Programme
International General Certificate of Secondary Education
(IGCSE/O-Level), and General Certificate of Education (GCE/ A Level) are balanced
international curricula designed to encourage high academic standards through
practical approaches to teaching and learning. The curricula are suitable for
students of all nationalities and are ideal preparation for higher education.
Students begin learning the syllabus at the
beginning of Grade 9 and take IGCSE/ O level examinations at the end of
Students in Grade 11 take AS level and lastly A2 level examinations the year
follows, when they are in Grade 12.
Upon successful completion of
the course, students receive an internationally recognized qualification:
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) for Ordinary
Level and General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCE /IAL) for Advance
The IGCSE /GCE are
school-leaving certificates comparable to the Tawjihi in Jordan. These
certificates are offered by Pearson Edexcel (Edexcel), Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) and Oxford Assessment and
Qualifications Alliance (AQA).
The British Council runs the IGCSE examinations via CAIE, Edexcel
and AQA. It also provides assistance to students
in registering for the exams through their schools.
and Reporting Procedures
Report Cards are issued three times a term with scheduled parent-teacher
conferences during the year. If a parent
wishes to see any teacher at any other time, a meeting can be arranged. If
parents wish to see the Principal or the Executive Director, they can do so by
arranging an appointment.
Tests & examinations
Quizzes, projects and monthly tests are held throughout the
year in each subject to monitor students’ progress. Homework and class
participation are also an important part of the assessment. Scheduled
examinations are held at the end of each term.