Formative Years(Gr 5-10)

 Secondary School (Grades 5-10)
Centre of Learning
Affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, , and recognized by the Ministry of Education, Dubai, UAE, THE ELITE ENGLISH SCHOOL adheres to a strict regimen of educational and extra curricular activities that inspire the highest levels of academic excellence among students.
With a teacher-student ratio of 1:26 for Pre-Primary, Primary and the Middle Section and 1:26 for Secondary and Senior Secondary classes, personal attention is guaranteed for each student. This helps in building an excellent rapport between the educators and the ones being educated.
Making an Impression
The critical thinking habit is developed from Class 5 enabling the children to grasp the more difficult aspects of classroom teaching by helping them to think laterally. This also prepares the students to deal with a more international level of education helping them to adapt to foreign universities and the competitive level of excellence. This phase concludes with the All Indian Secondary School Examinations.
English
Literature – Prose, Poetry, Rapid Reading, MCB Comprehension, Grammar, Composition, Creative Writing.
Designed to develop students’ communicative and linguistic competence. The content selection has been determined by the students’ present as well as future academic and social needs. It aims at developing and integrating the use of language skills and creating an interest in and appreciation of literature to encourage students to formulate and express their own ideas using their experience, knowledge and imagination. It prepares them for real life situations where language is used as a functional tool.
Hindi
Grammar, Proverbs/Sayings, Paragraph Writing, Essay Writing, Letter Writing, Unseen Passage, Literature: Prose, Poetry.
Arabic
Literature – Prose, Poetry, Grammar, Comprehension, Reading and Translation (Meanings).
Initiated into the Arabic language with a view to be articulate since, Arabic is the language of the host country. A knowledge of the language would help establish a rapport with people around them.
Mathematics
Squares and Square Roots, Cubes and Cube Roots, Parallel Lines, Construction of Quadrilaterals, Chords of A Circle, Exponents and Radicals, Equations in One Variable, Compound Interest, General Banking Facilities, Shares, Some Angle Properties of A Circle, Areas of Rectilinear Figures, Statistics, Arabic Expressions, Division of Algebraic Expressions, Tangents to a Circle, Circumference and Area of A Circle, Volume and Surface Area.
Formulated to train the children to think, reason, analyse and articulate logically. Aimed at helping them to acquire knowledge and understanding of the terms symbols, concepts, principles, process, proofs etc. The children learn to apply mathematical knowledge and skills to solve real-life mathematical problems; to develop mastery of algebraic and geometric skills and the ability to use mathematical tables as aids for computational work. Provides them the scope to participate in mathematical competitions and club activities in and outside the school.
General Science
Primarily directed towards the development of problem solving and decision making skills on the basis of the knowledge of key concepts which cut across all disciplines of science. Helps them to appreciate the contributions of scientists and develop science; to develop a concern for a clean environment and preservation of the ecosystem; motivates them to take up higher studies in Science, vocation or professions. Helps to develop scientific temper, attitudes and values such as open-mindedness, intellectual honesty, courage to question etc. besides helping them to acquire an understanding of scientific concepts, principles and laws.
Physics
Light and Optical Instruments, Force and Pressure, Magnetism, Electric Current, Alternative Sources of Energy.
Chemistry
Carbon, Compounds of Carbon, Rocks and Minerals, Extraction and Properties of Metals, Man-made Materials.
Biology
Microbial World, Agricultural Practices, How Leaves Are Designed, Useful Plants and Animals, Conservation of Natural Resources.
History/Civics
The rise and growth of British Rule in India, Revolts against the British Rule, Rise of Indian Nationalism, Struggle for Swaraj, Nationalist Movement (1923Ð1939), Achievement of Independence. Achieving our National Goals, Democracy and Citizen, Other Social Problems, Our Major Economic Problems, National Integration, Foreign Policy of India.
U.A.E. Social Studies
The syllabus is designed to give an insight into the change and development through which human societies have evolved. Children can appreciate the contributions made by various cultures to the total heritage of mankind. It helps to foster the understanding that mutual interaction of various cultures has been a major factor in human progress. Emphasis is given on the basic unity of mankind. It facilitates the study of the history of specific countries and regions. Aims at creating an urge among students for effective participation in community affairs. Helps the pupils to develop an intelligent understanding of the structure and working of the civic and political institutions and the various social, economic and political challenges being faced. Promotes a sense of national as well as international unity.
Geography
The face of India – The land of monsoons, Agriculture, Our water resources, manufacturing industries.
To develop an understanding of man and environment inter-relationship at a global level. Helps them to develop an understanding and concern about growing world population and its impact on environment. Enriches the students’ skills and abilities to read, understand and analyse geographical information and data presented in various forms such as maps, graphs, diagrams, charts etc. Equips the students with needed abilities and attitudes to study and analyse problems of development having geographical dimensions.
Islamic Studies
Belief of Prophet Nood, Surah at A’ala, Salatul Istisqa, Moral in Islam, Suah Iariq, Drinks and Drugs forbidden in Islam, Surah al-Infitar, Illness, death and funeral prayer, Surah at Takvir, Prophet Muhammad Past I – IV, Surah Buraj, Inshiqaq, The dignity of working in Islam, Women in Islam, Fatimah Az-Zahra, Surah were ‘Prophet’, Abu Bakr – As – Siddiq, Al-Istikaf.
Moral Science
Think positively, Be original, Create opportunities, for yourself, Be ambitious, Orderliness and efficiency, Keys to perfection, Improve yourself, Develop good habits, Master your moods, Overcome your fears, Do not Stay idle, Plan for the future, Remain modest in success.
The syllabus aims at enabling the pupils to cultivate social, moral, ethical and aesthetic values which exalt and refine the life of an individual and the society. Children learn to appreciate the work of great men and absorb their finest qualities. Value based learning prepares them for a flawless life.