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The curriculum at the Secondary School level strives to:

  • Connect knowledge to life outside the school
  • Ensure that learning shifts away from rote methods
  • Enriches the curriculum to provide for overall development of children rather than remain textbook centric
  • Make examinations more flexible and integrated into classroom life
  • Nurture an over-riding identity informed by caring concerns within the democratic polity of the country

Subjects include:

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ENGLISH

Students will firm their grasp of reading and writing skills. Through books like Gulliver’s Travels, they will learn how to identify central themes, extract relevant information, and even do their own creative writing.

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MATHEMATICS

In 9th grades, students will study number systems, algebra, geometry, coordinate geometry, mensuration, statistics, and probability. In 10th grade, students will add on trigonometry.

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SCIENCE

At the senior secondary level, science becomes more abstraction and quantitative learning. The curriculum is based on six themes that include Food, Materials, The World of the Living, How Things Work, Moving Things, People and Ideas, Natural Phenomenon, and Natural Resources. It is expected that discussions of Physics, Chemistry and Biology organically occur from the six themes.

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SOCIAL STUDIES

Social Science is compulsory up till the secondary school level. The curriculum draws mainly from Geography, History, Political Science, and Economics. Some elements of Sociology and Commerce are also included. Units include India and the Contemporary World, Contemporary India, Democratic Politics, Economics, and Disaster Management.

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SECOND LANGUAGE

IISJ currently offers French, Hindi, and Japanese.

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