ICSE / ISC Pathway
GEMS Modern Academy is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), New Delhi, India and follows the prescribed curriculum of the CISCE in preparing students for the ICSE examination (grade 10) in the Secondary School and ISC examination (grade 12) in the Senior School.
The delivery of the curriculum in the middle school (grades 6-8) is an infusion of CISCE regulations with internationally renowned best known 21st Century practices in teaching and learning. Planned activities within the curriculum enable students to identify their strengths, skills and ambitions so they may make informed choices that are best suited for them.
ICSE & ISC Curriculum
Subjects in the I.C.S.E
Arabic, English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Hindi/French/Malayalam, Computers, PE, Music, Value Education, Library, Art, Moral Education, UAE Social Studies, Islamic Education (only for Muslim students)
Grades 7 and 8
Arabic, English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, Hindi/French/Malayalam, Music, Computers, PE, Value Education, Library, UAE Social Studies, Moral Education, Islamic Education (only for Muslim students)
Grades 9 and 10
a. Science and Computer Applications will only be available to those students who secure a qualifying percentage of 65% and above in Science and Computer Studies in the year’s Average of Grade 8.
b. Projects / Assignments in all 6 Subjects are to be prepared in Grade 9 (assessed internally) and again in Grade 10 (assessed internally and externally).
c. As per the Ministry of Education’s requirement, all students are required to study Arabic as an additional subject in Grade 9, All Muslim students must be enrolled in Islamic Education, Moral Education (up till grade 12) and UAE Social Studies (grade 9)
d. Names of students, as they will appear on the ICSE Certificates, must be certified by you.
e. The allocation of students in class section will be determined based on their choice of second language and group 3 subject.
f. Promotion to Grade 10 will be granted to students who attain a pass (40%) in at least FIVE subjects, which must include English, and a minimum of 30% marks in the other subjects in Grade 9.