We appreciate it can be tricky to get your head around the differences between international curricular. Our education experts have designed a range of broad, balanced
and comprehensive curricular that meet the educational needs of every child and the world standards they need to.
To help you feel confident in your choice, we have produced a simple guide to each curriculum.
For our internationally minded students and their families, keeping options open and taking advantage of the best educational systems the world has to offer can be exciting, inspiring and
That's why many of our schools offer a combination of curricula. At Havergall Schools we often blend the schools' local curriculum with the best elements of an international one. In alternative
Havergall schools students are educated in a leading national curriculum, like the National Curriculum of England or the American Curriculum, then study for an International Baccalaureate (IB) during
their two pre-university years. So
Choosing your child's curriculum
Which option is right for your child? How important is a local education? Which international curriculum is the best fit for your child's learning style? What's so good about the IB? Here's a quick
look at the elements we combine at many of our international dual curriculum schools.
Local provincial curricula
A close connection to local culture can be a key part of a student's development. At many of our schools we're very proud to offer local state curriculum in tandem with international curriculum. This
approach gives our students the opportunity to feel connected to their home and enjoy a top quality international education. The best of both worlds - literally!
The American curriculum
Hands-on learning is at the heart of the US curriculum. Taught in many dual curriculum schools overseas, this system promotes individual achievement and academic excellence in a very broad rage of
in dual curriculum schools worldwide
- Ideal for
students keen to attend US and Canadian universities
flexible curriculum which can be individually tailored to suit unique schools
- A broad,
balanced and student centered approach
though standardised testing
complete SAT and advanced placement tests for university admission
Learn more about the American curriculum with Havergall Schools.
The British curriculum
Also referred to as the National Curriculum for England, this system focusses on creativity and creating measurable, achievable goals for students. It provides a carefully structured system of
assessments at every educational stage. This ensures every student, parent and child is aware of individual progress and goals, helping all children reach their potential.
Critical thinking, flexibility and a liberal approach are all key parts of this respected curriculum
Established in 1988
widely in international schools across the globe
balanced and student-centered
regular national benchmarking and assessment
in an International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), AS and A level qualifications
Learn more about the British curriculum with Havergall Schools.
The French curriculum
Nurturing a life-long respect for learning is the key to the French curriculum. Pupils are taught to respect their teachers and truly value both academic excellence and independent thought.
from France by the Ministry of National Education
- Made up
of three stages; primary, collège & lycée
students (aged 15-18) earn the baccalauréat to progress to higher education
baccalauréat is available in three main subject areas; Science, Arts or Social Science
Internationally respected and academically rigorous
for helping pupils uncover and develop their special interests
Learn more about the French curriculum with Havergall Schools.
The Indian curriculum
The Indian curriculum believes wholeheartedly that a good education is your child's passport to life’s opportunities. With a focus on Indian culture and values, alongside the pursuit of academic
excellence, Indian curricula taught in international dual curriculum schools encourage dedicated study and help each student take personal responsibility for their own academic success.
the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) and the CISCE (Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations)
focus on academics
for a very wide ability range
- Ideal for
students keen to enter the best Indian universities
acceptance from universities worldwide
Learn more about the Indian curriculum with Havergall Schools.
The International Baccalaureate
Many of our international dual curriculum schools offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) as an alternative curriculum for your child's two pre-university years. This is a highly internationally
respected curriculum, designed to give students a global outlook and a rigorous education in the broadest range of subjects possible.
Established in 1969
well-respected by international universities
- Seen as
the broadest international curriculum
introduction to independent research
School-driven formative assessments
at primary, middle and diploma levels
Learn more about the IB with Havergall Schools.
Keen to find out more about our flexible approach to local and international curricula? Contact our team for further information about our international dual curriculum schools
around the world.