OFS Curriculum is the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) Pre-K1 (2 years old) to K2 (5 years old), the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) Grades 1 to 5 and International Baccalaureate (IB) Grades 6 to 12 with Model United Nations incorporated into our core curriculum.
The International Early Years Curriculum at Overseas Family School is a research-based curriculum recognising global best practice in early childhood education and the developmental needs of students 2-5 years old. It supports key areas of learning through holistic enquiry and play-based approaches that cover all curriculum areas including personal, social and emotional development.
The International Primary Curriculum at Overseas Family School is a comprehensive curriculum for students 6-11 years old, made up of many exciting, engaging and globally relevant thematic IPC Units of Work, designed around a clear process of learning.
The Middle Years Program (MYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) is a course of study designed to meet the educational requirements of students in the 11-16 age range. This is a holistic program concerned with developing intercultural awareness and strong communication skills within a framework of interrelated disciplines. The Middle School teaches the first three years (in grades 6, 7 and 8) and the High School the final two years of the five year Middle Years Program.
The International Baccalaureate Diploma is a rigorous pre-university course of study that leads to examinations, for highly motivated secondary school students. It is a comprehensive two-year curriculum that generally allows students to fulfil requirements of various national education systems. IB Diploma holders gain admission to universities throughout the world, including the most elite.
The International General Certificate of Secondary Education is one of the most recognised qualifications around the world. IGCSE courses are renowned for developing vital educational skills, including recall of knowledge, oral skills, problem solving, initiative, team work and investigative skills. The resulting qualification provides a foundation for higher level courses, such as A and AS Levels, the Advanced International Certificate of Education, the North American Advanced Placement program and the International Baccalaureate.
All students who completed grade 12 and earn the minimum credits will graduate with the award of OFS High School Diploma.
This diploma program is accredited by an outside body (WASC) and is recognised around the world.