PROGRAMMES AT THE ACADEMY

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OVERVIEW

 

Gifted Programmes:

        Accelerated studies wherever student shows exceptional aptitude

 

Learning Disabled support for:

        ADHD & ADD

        Autistic Spectrum Disorders (high functioning)

        Dyslexia

        Reading Difficulties

        Math Difficulties

        Comprehension Difficulties

 


Services and Facilities:

        Two end of term reports

        Five interim reports

        Annual academic assessment

        Bi-annual examinations

        Individual Educational Programmes

        Shadows welcome

        Preparation for GSAT, CXC, C&G and more

  • Maximum 12 students per class

Home School Association:

        Access to standard examinations, school reports and transcripts

        Parent support

        Extra-curricular support

 

 

 

GRADES 7-12

 

The Academy uses the Ministry of Education and Caribbean Examinations Council curricula, but also seeks to supplement them when the material is uninteresting or repetitive. This serves to capture or maintain the interest of our students.

 

Subjects offered in Grades 7-12 include:

        Mathematics

        English Language and English Literature

        World History and Caribbean History

        Geography

        French and Spanish

        Biology, Chemistry and Physics

        Information Technology

        Electronic Document Preparation and Management

        Principles of Business

        Social Studies

        Guidance

        Religious Education

        Physical Education

        Performing Arts

        Visual Arts

 

CXC PROGRAMMES

 

The Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC) and the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) are offered in grades 9 to 12, and students are placed in these Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) programmes based on ability and aptitude.

 

ADULT PROGRAMME

 

Rewind Math and Rewind English take adult learners back to the basics, through primary and/or secondary curricula, all the way through to CXC or City & Guilds examinations. Rewind courses are offered to groups of 10 or more.

 

GRADES 4-6

 

The Academy uses the Ministry of Education curriculum and supplements it with others that have very strong foundational work in mathematics and language arts.

 

Subjects offered in Grades 4-6 include:

        Mathematics

        Language Arts

        Penmanship

        Integrated Science

        Social Studies

        French

        Spanish

        Information Technology

        Religious Education

        Physical Education

        Performing Arts

        Visual Arts

        Guidance

 


GSAT PROGRAMME

 

Students who are able and desirous, will be entered in the GSAT examination. Students, who are not able to make the transition to the traditional high school setting, may move up into grade 7 automatically.