Curriculum >> Key Stage 4
stage Four Curriculum
we aim to provide a broad and balanced curriculum, to ensure that our
students can continue their general education and keep doors
open to future
The Key Stage Four age range, 14-16 years, involves the start
external academic assessment and the beginning of formal academic
study. This two year
in the GCSE and IGCSE examinations which are internationally recognised
qualifications and the gateway to further advanced academic
change is a challenge for many pupils
and requires a major development in their personal
organisational and study skills.
The Role of the School at
To develop skills
and knowledge for lifelong learning
To develop knowledge in a range of subjects and studies
To create independent, self-disciplined and self-aware students
To provide for
success at IGCSE
advanced level studies
At MIS we believe that every child should be able to reach their full academic potential through high quality teaching, a disciplined and positive learning environment, and a strong system of Academic and Pastoral Support.
Support is provided by
Tutor, Subject Teachers,
Subjects, Heads of Year, the Head of Key Stage 4 and the Head of Secondary.
In KS4 a
minimum equivalent of two hours homework
set each day, although revision of taught material may also be necessary. This
should be recorded in the student’s diary.
order to help your child to succeed academically it is important that the
school establishes a strong working partnership with parents.
Below are some ideas of what you can do to help your
child succeed at Key Stage 4:
Use and check the school diary
child to organise their time and paperwork
Provide a quiet place for your child
to study and check
to revise and plan for
revision when exams are scheduled.
Praise all their achievements and progress no matter
Ensure your child
gets enough sleep.
Monitor ICT usage/websites and time spent on PC’s.
Take an interest in
your child’s learning