A world-class curriculum with high-quality support for teachers and integrated assessment. The curriculum is dedicated to helping schools develop learners who are confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged. Cambridge Primary has curriculum frameworks for English (including English as a Second Language), Mathematics and Science, which have all been designed to engage learners in an active and creative learning journey.
The curriculum frameworks
Each subject for Cambridge Primary is organised into six stages. They reflect the teaching target for each year group and provide comprehensive learning objectives. For Cambridge Primary English, the curriculum is presented in five content areas or strands. These are further subdivided into ‘substrands’. The framework promotes an enquiry-based approach to learning, to develop thinking skills and to encourage intellectual engagement.
Cambridge Primary offers an optional testing structure to assess learner performance and report progress, for both learners and parents. These assessments provide an international benchmark that enables teachers to identify learner strengths and weaknesses within individuals, and in class groups, and develop further teaching and learning support using the information from the test results.
There is a Cambridge Primary curriculum framework for each subject – English, English as a second language, Mathematics and Science – providing a clear teaching structure. Many schools use the integrated assessments to monitor learners’ progress.