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IGCSE (Grade 9 & 10)

At Sarvalokaa, we inspire young people to be active contributors to a sustainable future. We want our children to make an impact by being adaptable, resilient; lead through personal example and selfless leadership. We select promising, passionate students who are keen on making a difference to the world around them by being change makers.

about IGCSE

The International Graduate Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is the gold standard Grade 10 qualification in the world. Sarvalokaa offers students the choices and combinations of subjects that would match their strengths and interests. Choice of subjects are spread across six subject groups to give a strong foundation. The student who takes subjects in all six groups (English, Mathematics, Science, II Language, Vocational and Humanities) gains the International Certificate of Excellence (ICE Award). More importantly, the student is exposed to a variety of subjects including Economics, Accounts, Computers, Global perspectives which provides an opportunity to evaluate their interest before selecting subjects in Grade 11.


The vision of the school is interwoven with pedagogy of teaching- learning at Sarvalokaa. The Cambridge framework is implemented through an eclectic approach that blends progressive, learner-centric, teaching-learning philosophies and practices in the field of education. The focus is on deeper conceptual learning through interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary learning. They are encouraged and empowered to be self-directed and accept responsibility for learning.

subject choices

English
English as First Language0500, English as Second Language0510

Humanities
Economics 0455
Global Perspectives 0457

 

Science
Physics0625, Chemistry 0620, Biology 0610 or Combined Science ( 0653)

 

Other Languages
Tamil 3226, Hindi  0549 & French 0520

 

Mathematics
Extended Mathematics 0580

 

Vocational
Accountancy0452, Business Studies 0450, Art & Design 0400, ICT 0417

cambridge international certificate in education (ICE) award

The Cambridge ICE certificate is a group award designed for schools that want to offer a broad curriculum.


Students opt for a minimum of seven subjects selected from the five IGCSE curriculum areas:

Group 1 – Languages
Group 2 – Humanities
Group 3 – Sciences
Group 4 – Mathematics
Group 5 – Creative and Vocational

Students who qualify for the Cambridge ICE award are placed in one of three categories:

  • Distinction – Grade A or better in five subjects and grade C or better in two subjects

  • Merit – Grade C or better in five subjects and grade F or better in two subjects

  • Pass – Grade G or better in seven subjects

pastoral care

At Sarvalokaa, we believe that student wellbeing is to key to their development. We provide a learning environment in which their wellbeing is given importance and being considered in the classroom and throughout their learning till they graduate from school.

socio- emotional learning

The young adult is in the process of transformation – physical, emotional and psychological. Understanding of self is very critical.  Circle time is an important routine for all grades. It creates a space for children to share fearlessly. it has been an empowering experience for our children. Circle time gives the space for liberal exchange of ideas and inner thoughts and deep reflection which leads to emotional stability for our children.

co-curricular and extra-curricular programs

In addition to the existing co–curricular programs, the senior grades will get opportunities to be a part of

  • Farm and Forest Education: Understanding biodiversity, learning to care and nurture for the earth, adopting organic food practices in life would be some of the learning areas for students of higher grades. This will be supported with real time projects that involve interaction with farmers, study of organic agricultural practices and many such interesting areas.

 

  • The TED-Ed Student Talks Program supports students as they discover, explore and present their big ideas in the form of short, TED-style talks. Students will discover and explore great ideas with new (or old) friends. They will research and develop their ideas worth sharing and learn how to present their ideas to the world in the form of TED-style talks.

 

  • MUN - Model United Nations is an academic simulation of the United Nations where students play the role of delegates from different countries and attempt to solve real world issues with the policies and perspectives of their assigned country. MUN empowers the youth by enabling them to solve global problems at an individual level.

 

  • Innovators Hub: The school has a exclusive space called the maker’s lab that provides scope for building solutions. Children identify problems, work on inquiring and thinking out solutions for the problems. They also dismantle and reassemble equipment and appliances.

For more information visit Cambridge International website.

 
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