In High School students take a variety of classes in order to earn the credits required for an Accredited Cognia high school diploma. The high school diploma is typically studied over the course of three to four years, from grade 9 to grade 12.
Our curriculum goes beyond the classroom and anticipates the world in which our graduates will work and thrive.
American Common Core: The Common Core is a set of high-quality academic standards in Mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA). These learning goals outline what a student should know and be able to do at the end of each grade.
The standards are:
Research- and evidence-based
Clear, understandable, and consistent
Aligned with college and career expectations
Based on rigorous content and application of knowledge through higher-order thinking skills
Built upon the strengths and lessons of current state standards
[corestandards.org (https://bit.ly/36UCYok )]
Radhwa International School offers the following core subjects:
English is taught as a first language. Radhwa focuses on the Standards covering the main learning areas in English: Language - A1 Language Progressive skills; Speaking and Listening; Writing; Reading.
The units for English at Radhwa are Language and Literature. The textbook for Language is Pearson and the Literature text is Holt McDougal. Content from other than the prescribed textbooks can be included by the teacher according to the discretion of the English department.
At Radhwa International we use the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics as the basis of our mathematics programme. We are committed to ensuring that all pupils achieve mastery in the key concepts of mathematics.
Grade 9 - Algebra 1
Grade 10 - Geometry
Grade 11 - Algebra 2
Grade 12 - Pre-Calculus
At Radhwa, we follow the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) from Grade 1–12.
Grade 9 - Biology
Grade 10 - Chemistry
Grade 11 - Physics
Grade 12 - AP Biology / AP Physics
Social Studies -:
Social studies is the integrated study of the social sciences, humanities and history. The Social Studies classroom is committed to democratic values, and allows students the ability to use their knowledge about their community, nation, and world; to apply inquiry processes; and to employ skills of data collection and analysis, collaboration, decision-making, and problem-solving.
Grade 9 - Geography
Grade 10 - World History
Grade 11 - History
Grade 12 - Geography
Aiming to equip learners with a basic knowledge of the technical world.
Promoting a culture that learning to speak more than one language is deeply empowering.
Physical Education :
Creating an awareness of healthy living.
Psychology (Grade 11 & 12)
Assisting learners in understanding themselves and the global community.
French (Grade 9 & 10)
Promoting a culture that learning to speak more than one language is deeply empowering and a social need.
Encouraging our learners to embrace the artistic world and explore their hidden talents and allow them to express themselves through color, drama, poetry, and movement.
The Islamic Studies curriculum is a sequential programme for Muslim children; both native and non-native.
Understanding of Islamic faith, jurisprudence, Quran teachings, Islamic history and traditions.
Urdu (Grade 9 & 10)
This is a special concession made for our Urdu speaking learners who wish to preserve their mother tongue. We use the Cambridge syllabus. This assists our learners in familiarizing themselves with their mother tongue. ‘A home away from home’.
Other aspects offered at our school
Community & World outreach initiatives
Participation in international competitions