Pearson Edexcel iPrimary Curriculum
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The course comprises the following units:
Upon completion of the course, the student is expected to:
- Acquire the basic knowledge and skills of the subjects covered in the curriculum
- Acquire the transferrable skills and experience enquiry-based learning embedded in the curriculum
- Sit for the Edexcel Achievement Test for Year Six which provides international benchmarking
English Entry Requirement
Possess a Pass in English Placement Test determined by the College
- Students who fail the English Placement Test will be required to attend an English course conducted by the college to achieve an Elementary level
Age and Academic Requirement
|Programmes||Entry Requirements (Age & Academic)|
|Pearson Edexcel iPrimary 3||Age|
at least 7 years old
Academic Completed equivalent Primary 2
|Pearson Edexcel iPrimary 4||Age|
at least 8 years old
Academic Completed equivalent Primary 3
|Pearson Edexcel iPrimary 5||Age|
at least 9 years old
Academic Completed equivalent Primary 4
|Pearson Edexcel iPrimary 6||Age|
at least 10 years old
Academic Completed equivalent Primary 5
Course duration: 12 months (per level)
Total course hours: 600 hours (per level)
Candidates who successfully complete this programme will be awarded the Pearson Edexcel International Award by Pearson Edexcel.
Beacon maintains a maximum teacher-student ratio as follows:
Lecture: From 1:11 to 1:72
Practical & Tutorial: From 1:11 to 1:40
The teaching approaches and methods adopted will be according to the requirements of the learning outcomes of each unit. These may include:
- Field Trip / Excursion
- Practical Work
- Project Work
- Industry Speaker
- Role Play
- Reflective Writing
Assessment Approach / Mode / Weighting
In-course assessments will be conducted. In-course assessments may include quizzes, class tests, class participation in question and answer sessions, oral presentation, unit assignments including assigning reports and demonstrations where relevant, valid and appropriate.