Panbai International School – PBIS

PBIS Enquiry Form

At Panbai International School we are proud to introduce The Cambridge Pathway, an educational framework developed by Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) to provide a coherent and structured learning journey for students from Grade 1 to Grade 10. It offers a comprehensive and flexible curriculum that focuses on developing a wide range of skills, knowledge, and understanding in students.

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Cambridge Primary

This stage is designed for students aged 5 to 11 (Grade 1 to Grade 5) and focuses on building a strong foundation in core subjects like English, mathematics, and science. It encourages inquiry-based learning and develops skills such as critical thinking and problem-solving.
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Cambridge Lower Secondary

For students aged 11 to 14 (Grade 6 to Grade 8), this stage builds upon the foundation laid in the primary stage. It offers a broad and balanced curriculum, including subjects like English, mathematics, science, and other humanities and languages. This stage helps students transition smoothly to the next level.
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Cambridge IGCSE

This stage is for students aged 14 to 16 (Grade 9 to Grade 10) and leads to the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) qualification. Students choose from a wide range of subjects, both core and elective, allowing them to tailor their learning to their interests and strengths.

Objectives for Cambridge learners at Panbai International School (PBIS):

Cambridge programs and qualifications develop not only content but also skills. We help learners to bridge the gap to the next stage of education and the world of work.
We encourage Cambridge learners to be:
• Confident in working with information and ideas.
• Responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful of others.
• Reflective as learners, developing their ability to learn.
• Innovative and equipped for new and future challenges.
• Engaged intellectually and socially ready to make a difference.

Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning

Panbai International School seamlessly blends Bloom’s Taxonomy into its education, fostering student development. We start with foundational knowledge, emphasizing Remembering, where students acquire facts as a base for higher-order thinking.

Bloom’s Taxonomy includes six levels, representing various cognitive skills:

  1. Remembering: Recalling facts, listing, defining, describing.
  2. Understanding: Explaining, interpreting, summarizing.
  3. Applying: Using knowledge in solving problems.
  4. Analyzing: Breaking down information, identifying patterns.
  5. Evaluating: Assessing information, making judgments.
  6. Creating: Generating new ideas, original work.
Blooms taxanomy of learning practised at panbai international school

Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning

Panbai International School seamlessly blends Bloom’s Taxonomy into its education, fostering student development. We start with foundational knowledge, emphasizing Remembering, where students acquire facts as a base for higher-order thinking.

Bloom’s Taxonomy includes six levels, representing various cognitive skills:

  1. Remembering: Recalling facts, listing, defining, describing.
  2. Understanding: Explaining, interpreting, summarizing.
  3. Applying: Using knowledge in solving problems.
  4. Analyzing: Breaking down information, identifying patterns.
  5. Evaluating: Assessing information, making judgments.
  6. Creating: Generating new ideas, original work.

Cambridge Primary:

Embarking on an engaging educational voyage, Cambridge
Primary initiates young learners into their learning experience. Tailored for children
aged 5 to 11 (Grade 1 to Grade 5), it establishes a robust educational base as they
commence their schooling journey, seamlessly guiding them through the appropriate
stages of the Cambridge Pathway.

  • The curriculum includes academic and vocational subjects in order to broaden
    the knowledge of our youngsters.
  • Physical Education (PE) is compulsory for all.
  • Subjects offered for primary students are:
    English                  Maths
    Science                French or Hindi
    Marathi                Global Prospective
    ICT                        Art & Design
Student taking hindi lessons at International school in santacruz east

Cambridge Primary:

Embarking on an engaging educational voyage, Cambridge
Primary initiates young learners into their learning experience. Tailored for children
aged 5 to 11 (Grade 1 to Grade 5), it establishes a robust educational base as they
commence their schooling journey, seamlessly guiding them through the appropriate
stages of the Cambridge Pathway.

  • The curriculum includes academic and vocational subjects in order to broaden
    the knowledge of our youngsters.
  • Physical Education (PE) is compulsory for all.
  • Subjects offered for primary students are:
    English                  Maths
    Science                French or Hindi
    Marathi                Global Prospective
    ICT                        Art & Design

Cambridge Secondary 1 (Checkpoint):

Cambridge Secondary 1 develops skills and understanding in English, Mathematics and Science for learners typically aged
between 11 to 14 years (Grade 6 to Grade 8).

  • Checkpoint tests have been designed to assess learners at the end of
    Cambridge Secondary 1. They are available in English, English as a second
    language, mathematics and science, and give valuable feedback on learners’
    strengths and weaknesses before they progress to the next stage of education.
    Each learner receives a statement of achievement and a diagnostic feedback
    report, giving schools detailed information and parents extra trust in the feedback
    they receive.
  • The curriculum promotes an enquiry-based approach to learning to develop
    thinking skills and encourage intellectual engagement.
  • The curriculum encourages learners to be confident, creative and intellectually
    engaged, capable of applying their skills to respond to a range of information,
    media and text with enjoyment and understanding.
  • The Scientific enquiry objectives underpin Biology, Chemistry and Physics, which
    are focused on developing confidence and interest in scientific knowledge.
    Environmental awareness and some history of science are also incorporated.
  • This curriculum focuses on principles, patterns, systems, functions and
    relationships so that learners can apply their mathematical knowledge and
    develop a holistic understanding of the subject.
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Cambridge Secondary 1 (Checkpoint):

Cambridge Secondary 1 develops skills and understanding in English, Mathematics and Science for learners typically aged
between 11 to 14 years (Grade 6 to Grade 8).

  • Checkpoint tests have been designed to assess learners at the end of
    Cambridge Secondary 1. They are available in English, English as a second
    language, mathematics and science, and give valuable feedback on learners’
    strengths and weaknesses before they progress to the next stage of education.
    Each learner receives a statement of achievement and a diagnostic feedback
    report, giving schools detailed information and parents extra trust in the feedback
    they receive.
  • The curriculum promotes an enquiry-based approach to learning to develop
    thinking skills and encourage intellectual engagement.
  • The curriculum encourages learners to be confident, creative and intellectually
    engaged, capable of applying their skills to respond to a range of information,
    media and text with enjoyment and understanding.
  • The Scientific enquiry objectives underpin Biology, Chemistry and Physics, which
    are focused on developing confidence and interest in scientific knowledge.
    Environmental awareness and some history of science are also incorporated.
  • This curriculum focuses on principles, patterns, systems, functions and
    relationships so that learners can apply their mathematical knowledge and
    develop a holistic understanding of the subject.

Cambridge Secondary 2 (IGCSE):

It represents the best possible international
education for 14 to 16 year olds. It develops learner knowledge, understanding and
skills in:
• Subject content.
• Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as familiar situations.
• Intellectual enquiry.
• Flexibility and responsiveness to change.
• Working and communicating in English.
• Influencing outcomes.
• Cultural awareness.
Cambridge IGCSE assessment takes place at the end of the course and can include
written, oral, coursework and practical assessment.
In many subjects there is a choice between core and extended curricula, making
Cambridge IGCSE suitable for a wide range of abilities.
Grades are benchmarked using eight internationally recognized grades, A* to G,
which have clear guidelines to explain the standard of achievement for each grade.

Alumni-students from panbai international school IGCSE studying human body in biology lab with a skeleton

Cambridge Secondary 2 (IGCSE):

It represents the best possible international
education for 14 to 16 year olds. It develops learner knowledge, understanding and
skills in:
• Subject content.
• Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as familiar situations.
• Intellectual enquiry.
• Flexibility and responsiveness to change.
• Working and communicating in English.
• Influencing outcomes.
• Cultural awareness.
Cambridge IGCSE assessment takes place at the end of the course and can include
written, oral, coursework and practical assessment.
In many subjects there is a choice between core and extended curricula, making
Cambridge IGCSE suitable for a wide range of abilities.
Grades are benchmarked using eight internationally recognized grades, A* to G,
which have clear guidelines to explain the standard of achievement for each grade.

Cambridge pathway after A levels schooling from Panbai International school
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