Curriculum 

At Greenfield International School (GFIS), we are committed to a broad and balanced education for young learners, helping them to thrive and become positive influencers. GFIS, will provide each student with an individual learning path, that helps them build their inherent strengths that maximizes these learners academically, socially and intellectually to become global problem solvers.

Our flexible lower secondary curriculum and Learning Standards provides a framework for each subject and content area, will meet our student’s needs. Our goal notwithstanding, is that the academic, mental, social, and emotional development of all our learners, must and will be taken into consideration. Our highly trained staff are being groomed to deliver differentiated instructions that challenges our learners to optimal best, in and out of the classroom setting.

Below is our curriculum breakdown:

  1. MATHEMATICS - Our lower secondary mathematics curriculum helps us to think analytically and have a better reasoning abilities. This program focuses on understanding math principles, patterns, systems, functions, and relationships. We have divided this subject into three areas called “Strands.”
    • Numbers
    • Geometry and measurements
    • Statistics and probability
    These strands will all work together to help students recognize the connection of mathematical concepts.
  2. Lower Secondary English and Digital English - The lower secondary English program encourages a life ng enthusiasm for reading, writing and spoken communications. Learners will develop skills for different purposes and audiences. Students will see themselves as readers, engaging with a range of texts for information and for pleasure. Students will grow to see themselves as writers, using the written word clearly and creatively for a range of different audiences and purposes.
    The digital English program allows students to understand how to use online resources to understand their place and the place of others in an interconnected world. With the assistance of our teachers, students will learn to make educated decisions about the information they encounter online, and how to use digital technology safely.
  3. Globalization and Global View - This program develops skills of research, analysis, evaluation, reflections, collaboration, and communication based on international standards.
    It allows students to develop and grow with an embedded cross curricular skill at an earlier age of their learning.
  4. Lower Secondary Science - Our Science program will allow our students to think scientifically and develop an understanding of the practical skills for explaining the world around us. This curriculum will cover the following areas.
    • Biology - The study of living things and how they interact.
    • Chemistry - The study of matter
    • Physics - The interactions between matter and energy.
    • Earth and Space - Planet earth, the wider solar systems and beyond.
    Thinking and working scientifically, will help students develop understanding and skills f scientific models and representations of scientific practical work.
  5. Social Studies - Lower secondary Social Studies covers the study History and Geography.
    In History, students learning will be focused on the of Ancient World History which covers Africa, European and Asia, beginning with a background understanding of mediaeval societies, understanding the renaissance and reformation period.
    - In Year 8 (Form 2) learners do a deeper study of Cameroon History, Pan-African history before the 1900s and Europe before the 1900s
    Geography on the other hand will cover a whole range of subject matters like exploring physical and economic Geography: climates, ecosystems, population and culture.
  6. ICT - Information and technology are now regarded around the world as a new educational experience along side reading, writing and numeracy. Our program gives students a flexible framework to develop learners ICT comprehension, including skill ranges:
    • Word Processing
    • Spread sheets
    • Email
    • Digital graphic
    • Presentation
    • Video animation
    • Internet and web creation.
  7. Lower Secondary Physical Education - Physical Education (PE) is vital for a balanced education. Learners develop skills through a wide variety of age appropriate balanced activities that improves physical and mental health and provides them with the following:
    • It helps improve confidence in movements,
    • It improves their understanding of rules, concepts, tactics, strategic and positional ideas.
    • It helps learners develop transferable skills that promote physical, cognitive, and social development.
    • It makes learners become critical and reflective movers and thinkers.
  8. Lower Secondary Physical Education - Physical Education (PE) is vital for a balanced education. Learners develop skills through a wide variety of age appropriate balanced activities that improves physical and mental health and provides them with the following:
    • It helps improve confidence in movements,
    • It improves their understanding of rules, concepts, tactics, strategic and positional ideas.
    • It helps learners develop transferable skills that promote physical, cognitive, and social development.
    • It makes learners become critical and reflective movers and thinkers.
  9. Lower Secondary Art and Design - Art gives learners a platform to express themselves, become creative and develop transferable skills. It allows students to push themselves to become reflective, critical and decisive thinkers, through their work of art.

Textbook Policy

Buying textbooks is a very heavy cost for most parents. GFIS operates a textbook rental scheme where students will rent textbooks from the school at the beginning of the school year and return it at the end of the school in perfect conditions.
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Resources

All learners are expected to bring a school bag and pencil case to school every day with personal items needed for the school day. These items include black, blue and green pens, a ruler, pencils, coloured pencils, rubber/eraser, pencil sharpener, compass and protractor.
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Arrival  and Departure 

The campus opens at 7.30am and pupils will not be able to enter prior to this time.
There is a ‘Late Arrival/Early Departure’ Log Book at the administrative office in which details must be entered of any child who arrives late or must leave early for any reason. 
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