The Secondary Curriculum at Norwich

An essential part of exploring children’s own expertise 诺维奇的中学课程:发掘孩子自身专长的重要环节

The Curriculum  课程

Our curriculum at Norwich is based on the National Curriculum for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, adapted to our international setting and Values. The aims of the National Curriculum for England, Wales and Northern Ireland are to enable all young people to become:

  • successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve
  • confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives
  • responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society

We enhance this curriculum with a provision for Mindfulness and with a deliberate focus on Mandarin. For Year 7 to 9 all lessons are with specialist teachers, with the allocation of periods per subject each week being as follows: 

我们的课程是基于英格兰、威尔士和北爱尔兰的国家课程,并与我们的国际环境和价值观相适应。英格兰、威尔士和北爱尔兰国家课程的目标是让所有年轻人成为:

  • 喜欢学习、不断进步、有所成就的成功学习者
  • 自信,且有能力过上安全、健康和充实生活的人
  • 对社会做出积极贡献的负责任公民

我们在这个课程中增设了正念课程,并有意将重点放在中文(普通话)上。七至九年级的所有课程均由专业教师授课,每周各科目的课时分配如下:

Fundamental Core  基本核心课程

7 – English  英语

5 – Mathematics  数学

5 – Science  科学

5 – Global Perspectives  全球视角

Languages  语言

5 – Thai (Non-Thai students have Thai Language and Culture)  

泰语(非泰国学生学习泰国语言和文化)

4 – Mandarin  中文(普通话)

Creative Arts

2 – Art

2 – Music

Essential Centre  学校中心

2 – Sport & Games / Swimming  体育运动和游戏/游泳

1 – Information and Communication Technology (ICT)  资讯及通讯科技(ICT)

1 – Mindfulness  正念

1 – Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) or Assembly  个人、社会和健康教育 (PSHE)或集会

The Assessment  评估

At the end of Year 9 students will enter for the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) Checkpoint assessments for the Fundamental Core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science and Global Perspectives. Students entering Year 10 will undertake courses for the International General Certificates of Secondary Education (IGCSEs) with CAIE.

九年级结束时,学生将参加剑桥大学国际考评部门(CAIE)的基本核心检查点评估——英语、数学、科学和全球视野。进入十年级的学生将通过CAIE学习国际普通中等教育证书(IGCSEs)课程。

Assessment can take many forms in Years 7 to 9, formal and informal, written and oral, individual and group. A full range of assessments has been developed across all subjects, which include unit tests, projects, presentations and end of year examinations.

七至九年级的评估可以采取多种形式,正式和非正式,书面和口头,个人和小组。所有学科都制定了全面的评估,包括单元测试、项目、报告和年终考试。

Where a piece of work is to be graded, students are marked on the schools A* to U grade system. Having 7 grades allows for clear differentiation of achievement.   

如果一件作品需要评分,学生将在A*至U级评分系统中打分。有七个等级可以明确区分成绩。

They are as follows:

具体如下:

A*          Outstanding   杰出的                                   
A            Very Good   很好                                 
B            Good     好                                           
C            Satisfactory      满意                                           
D            Unsatisfactory       不满意                                         
E            Poor – Cause for Concern  差——引起关注
U            Does not meet requirements of task  不符合任务要求

Pastoral Care  教牧关怀

The Homeroom teacher is the first point of contact for parents about getting information or asking questions. The Homeroom teacher also delivers the PSHE programme, which focuses on issues relevant to the students and their development. The lessons can take many forms – such as discussion, debate, analysis of media and so on.

班主任老师应该是家长获取信息或咨询的第一联络人。班主任还提供PSHE项目,该项目关注与学生及其发展相关的问题。课程可以采取多种形式,如讨论、辩论、媒体分析等。

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