Maris Stella High School (Primary Section)
The Curriculum of Maris Stella High School (Primary Section)
Maris Stella High School has grown from its humble beginnings in 1958 as “a school without a home” to become a vast, contemporary institution that is upgrading and renewing itself while remaining true to its founder, Brother Joche Chanel Soon’s dream.
With the addition of the Maris Stella High School (Primary Section) in 1976, the current school site accommodates additional children learning needs. Maris Stella High School, which has been a pioneer SAP school since 1979, takes pride in offering a comprehensive and engaging curriculum that prepares students to be culturally aware and competent bilingual.
Maris Stella High School is an autonomous, SAP, Government-aided, all-boys Catholic secondary and primary school located at Mount Vernon Road in Singapore.
PETALS learning framework and STELLAR pedagogic framework govern this 6-year English Language Curriculum in Maris Stella High School (Primary Section). Its goal is to help Marists become excellent communicators prepared to contribute to a globalized world. Also, pedagogical and classroom practices enable instructors to engage, communicate, and connect with students; and develop teachers into confident and reflective educators.
Pedagogical approaches, assessment practices, and the Revised Mathematics Syllabus 2013 get closely aligned throughout the 6-year Mathematics Curriculum. The Mathematics Department’s mission is to inspire Marists to learn Mathematics in a safe, loving, and engaging environment and grow them into self-directed, responsible learners. It encourages Marists to think creatively and critically when applying skills and concepts learned in class to real-life situations helps them grow into self-directed, future-ready learners. It also helps them develop good mental habits by giving them investigative and innovative problem-solving tasks.
At each level of the 6-year Science Programme, instructional approaches, assessment practices, and the Science Syllabus 2014 are all in tight agreement.
The Science Department’s mission is to provide Marists with necessary scientific skills and attitudes through inquiry in a fun learning environment and develop desired character traits like integrity, creativity, determination, and flexibility in each Marist.
At each level of the 6-year Visual Arts Program, instructional approaches, assessment practices, and the Revised Art Syllabus 2018 are all in tight agreement.
The Aesthetics (Art) Department seeks to lay a foundation for Marists to enjoy art and create a holistic Art curriculum that encourages Marists to appreciate art in how they talk about, respond to, and understand it. Marists will also be taught to discuss ideas and confidently express themselves through art.
The Aesthetics (Music) Department lays the groundwork for Marists to appreciate music by creating a holistic music curriculum that encourages Marists to enjoy music in how they talk about, respond to, and understand it. And to teach Marists how to use music to communicate ideas and self-expression.
Marists will participate in a six-year “Learning for Life” program that will give them real-world learning opportunities.
The PE Department strives to create a good and enjoyable PE learning experience that leads to a healthy lifestyle maintained. Develop PE teachers to be knowledgeable, confident, and proficient educators by instilling excellent sportsmanship and sports safety in PE lessons and CCAs for both others and themselves.
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