Academic

 

Academic

 

Departments

 

The departments are the core of the academic studies at school. Paradise College has four departments working collaboratively; Language, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science. The departments have their meetings once in two weeks. In these meetings, there are lesson demos, and discussions on improving the quality of teaching, exams, quizzes, projects, homework and extra-curricular activities that each department organizes annually.

 

Preparatory Class: We use American curriculum in Prep class. Children learn with play. Their study includes English, Phonics, Story Telling, Science, Social Science, Mathematics, Art, Music, Physical Education and etc. Students change the activity every twenty minutes. It is a half-day program.

 

Primary School

 

Primary School is from Grade 1 to 6. The curriculum provides opportunities for intellectual challenge, the development of appropriate cultural values and social skills, and the fostering of the physical development of students, which will assist them to lead healthy and productive lives. We have blended PNG syllabus with Cambridge syllabus.

 

In Primary School curriculum, students are more focused on practical learning appropriate for their age level. Students are engaged in hands-on activities, role-plays and group activities. Through these practical learning approaches, we aim to develop individuals who are resourceful, able to think critically and confident in completing a task.

 

The primary curriculum covers the following subjects; English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Personal Development, Visual Arts and Music, Computing, Making a Living, Physical Education, Health and Religious Education.

 

High School/Secondary

 

High School/Secondary is from Grade 7 to 12. Students are challenged academically during the high/secondary school. They are provided extra resources to practice for their National Examinations, more hands-on activities or experiments are conducted, discussions, presentations and debates are used for teaching. Students’ study habits such as number of hours they study, number of pages they read, number of questions they solve are closely monitored. Special attention is paid on homework and assignment. They are encouraged to take part in the extra-curricular activities, too. The subjects taught are: