SBB Curriculum Policy

Rationale:

Curriculum covers all the arrangements the school makes for students’ development and learning. It includes the course content, student activities, teaching approaches, the way in which teachers and classes are organized and decisions on the need for and the use of facilities and resources. Our school encourages its students to strive for excellence in all of their endeavors. To achieve this, the school provides sequential teaching and learning programs that deliver a comprehensive, broadly based and inclusive curriculum. Each year the school will map out its curriculum offerings. It will be in the form of a Curriculum Overview.

Objectives

To provide a broad offering of programs to meet the demands of students.

  • To ensure that school curriculum programs are designed to enhance effective learning and compliance with the requirements of the Indonesian National Curriculum standards.
  • To ensure that all teachers and educational practitioners at SBB are compliant with the curriculum framework standards and practices.
  • To ensure that all teachers and educational practices at SBB live the school vision and missions through the implementation of the curriculum standards.

Implementation:

K-13 (Curriculum 2013)

K-13 (Curriculum 2013) is the Indonesian National Curriculum frameworks. It is mainly aims to develop: Critical thinking, moral, responsible citizen, open minded, global citizenship, creative and knowledgeable. (Paparan Wakil Mentri Bidang Pendidikan 14 Januari 2014)

IB-Primary Years Program

IB-PYP curriculum framework is implemented within the students from 3-12 (Playgroup-Year 6). It mainly aims to prepare students to become active, caring, lifelong learners who demonstrate respect for themselves and others and have the capacity to participate in the world around them. It focuses on the development of the whole child. (Primary Years Curriculum Model)

Curriculum Frameworks

SBB Primary Years Program implements the curriculum guidelines, standards and practices and standards competencies of Indonesian National Curriculum and IB PYP Curriculum Frameworks.

SBB Secondary School implements the curriculum guidelines, standards and practices and standards competencies of Indonesian National Curriculum and Cambridge Secondary 1

Curriculum Components

The written curriculum,

SBB written curriculum incorporates the five essential elements-knowledge, skills, attitudes, and action. Students are given the opportunity to:

  • gain knowledge that is relevant and global significance
  • develop an understanding of concepts, which allows them to make connections throughout their learning.
  • Acquire trans-disciplinary and disciplinary skills
  • Develop attitudes that will lead to international-mindedness
  • Take action as a consequence of their learning

The taught curriculum,

SBB taught curriculum identifies how teachers teach the written curriculum. The written curriculum leads to structured, purposeful inquiry that engages students actively in their own learning. The written curriculum support students to:

  • Drawing on their prior knowledge
  • Providing provocation through new experiences
  • Providing opportunities for reflection and consolidation

The assessed curriculum

The unique approaches to teaching and learning and guide how teachers go about gathering and analyzing information about students’ performance. The assessment aims to:

  • Promote students’ learning
  • Provide information about student learning
  • Contribute to the successful implementation of the programme