The Cambridge International Examinations
We have maintained an expert integration of values with a Cambridge approach- a blend of culture and wisdom with technology and science. In our quest to create world-class students, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, offers the International General Certificate of Secondary Examination
(IGCSE), affiliated with Cambridge International Examinations, UK. They are part of the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s top universities and trusted for excellence in education. The IGCSE qualification is recognized by the Council of Boards of School Education in India (COBSE) and is equivalent to any Std X Board examination in India. Cambridge qualifications are recognized and accepted by universities, educators and employers across the globe. The IGCSE course is compatible with other curricula and is internationally relevant and sensitive to different needs and cultures.
The Cambridge approach supports schools to develop learners who are:
- Confident in working with information and ideas, their own and those of others
- Responsible for themselves, responsive and respectful of others
- Reflective as learners themselves, developing their ability to learn
- Innovative and equipped for new and future challenges
- Engaged intellectually and socially, and ready to make a difference in the world
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, together with Cambridge International Examinations, offers:
- Cambridge Primary
- Cambridge Secondary 1
- Cambridge Secondary 2 / IGCSE
The IGCSE programme is practical and application based. The educational plan involves projects and activities, and is interactive with team based and inquiry- based learning. The methodology aims to arouse curiosity in the minds of students and make learning life-long.
The key features include a flexible curriculum framework to develop knowledge, skills and understanding in English, Mathematics and Science in young learners. The examinations test not only memory and speed but students’ knowledge and reasoning and problem solving abilities. Students experience integrated assessments, which provide a valuable indication of the students’ academic progress and achievement in relation to an international benchmark. Students will have an opportunity to take the Cambridge Primary Progression Tests, Cambridge Primary Checkpoint and the Cambridge Secondary Checkpoint examination offered in three subjects – English, Mathematics and Science.
Particularly suited for students with a wide range of abilities and who thrive on challenge, the IGCSE certificate provides students with high quality, leading edge qualifications that are recognized worldwide by leading universities and employers as evidence of academic ability. This naturally translates into a world of opportunities, a wide range of courses and a strong work ethic for their future. With an educational plan that puts our students on par with thousands of students around the globe, we are able to move confidently towards our mission and vision to create an empowered and responsible society.
The Secondary School certificate Examination
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya also offers the State Secondary Certificate course for its students. The course is as prescribed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for the Primary and as per the Maharashtra State Board of Education for the Secondary Section.
We believe in stress-free education and the systems are designed to help make learning a joyful experience for the child. The syllabus is delivered through qualified and experienced teachers, who use a variety of methods to make learning fun. The teaching methodology uses the prescribed text books of the Maharashtra Board and includes field trips, project work and specially designed worksheets that ensure complete learning and inculcate the habit of self- management.
Students have an environment that allows them freedom for individual expression and develop the capability that is required to show achievement in the final examinations as per the standards set by the Board of SSC examinations. The academic level of the students shows that they are well up to the standards of measurement, while at the same time, able to participate in the numerous activities that the school provides for them. The students are bench-marked with the best in the State and participate in various events and competitions organized by the Education Department.
Our students have consistently made us proud with their extraordinary achievement at the SSC Board Examinations.