Delhi Public School, Bangalore East follows the Cambridge International School curriculum (CIS). It is based upon the programmes of the University of Cambridge International Examinations group, starting with Cambridge Primary and moving through to Cambridge Program, AS and A Level in the senior years.
Cambridge programmes prepare students for life – helping them to develop an informed curiosity and lasting passion for learning. It helps students become confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged. They are ready to tackle the demands of tomorrow’s world, capable of shaping a better world for the future. It is based on a set of common principles underpinned by the best educational and assessment practice. It is international in its outlook and commitment.
It is based on:
- Quality and coherence delivered through the curriculum
- Guaranteed assessment standards
- High quality resources
- Training and professional development
- A partnership approach
We want each student to fulfill their potential and make the most of their strengths and interests. So we offer a wide range of subjects. And we let every student choose the subjects they love and the subjects they’re best at.
CAMBRIDGE PRIMARY (Grades 1 to 5)
Cambridge Primary is an education programme for young learners aged 5 to 11 years. It helps identify a learner’s strengths and weaknesses and can be used to support learning and development. It prepares learners for a smooth transition to Cambridge Lower Secondary and beyond.
Subjects offered in Cambridge Primary
English , Hindi/French/German (any one) as second language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, ICT, Robotics, Art, Music, Drama, Life Skills, Yoga/Swimming, Physical Education
CAMBRIDGE LOWER SECONDARY (Grades 6 to 8)
Cambridge Lower Secondary programme is for learners aged 11 to 13 years. It provides excellent preparation for Cambridge Secondary 2 and other educational programmes. It provides natural progression from primary education and moves towards Upper Secondary
Subjects offered in Cambridge Lower Secondary
English, Hindi/French/German (any one) as second language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry Biology, Geography, History & Civics, ICT, Robotics, Art, Music, Dance, Drama, Life Skills, Yoga/ Swimming, Physical Education
CAMBRIDGE UPPER SECONDARY (Grades 9 & 10)
The Cambridge Upper Secondary curriculum offers a variety of routes for learners with a wide range of abilities. It helps improve performance by developing skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving. It is the perfect springboard to advanced study.
Cambridge Program develops learner knowledge, understanding and skills in:
- Subject content
- Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as unfamiliar situations
- Intellectual enquiry
- Flexibility and responsiveness to change
- Working and communicating in English
- Influencing outcomes
- Cultural awareness.
Subjects Offered In Classes IX & X
▶ Group 1 – English Language & Mathematics (Compulsory)
▶ Group 2 – Hindi / French / German (any one)
▶ Group 3 – Global Perspectives / Physics / English Literature (any one)
▶ Group 4 – Accounting / Geography / Biology (any one)
▶ Group 5 – Business Studies / Chemistry / History (any one)
▶ Group 6 – Travel & Tourism * / Economics / Information and Communication Technology (any one)
▶ Group 7 –Computer Science / Physical Education* / Art & Design (any one)
*Travel & Tourism and Physical Education is offered only in November series examination.
** All other subjects are offered in March series examination
Mathematics Additional is offered to a student based on the academic performance.
CAMBRIDGE ADVANCED AS & A LEVELS (Grades 11 & 12)
Cambridge advanced is for learners aged 16 to 19 years who need advanced study to prepare for university and higher education. It builds on the foundations of the Cambridge Secondary 2 stage. During this programme students develop a deep understanding of subjects, as well as independent learning and constructive thinking skills and abilities which universities value highly. Cambridge AS level is a one year programme and A level is a two year programme. It helps develop learner’s knowledge, understanding and skills in:
- In-depth subject content
- Independent thinking
- Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as familiar situations
- Handling and evaluating different types of information source
- Thinking logically and presenting ordered and coherent arguments
- Making judgments, recommendations and decisions
- Presenting reasoned explanations, understanding implications and communicating them logically and clearly
- Working and communicating in English.
Subjects offered at AS & A level
Global Perspective & Research (Optional) (AS Level)
English Language (AS Level – covered over the period of 2 years)
▶Group 1 – Physics/ Accounting/ English / Geography (Any One – A Level)
▶Group 2 – Chemistry/ Business/ Media Studies / History (Any One – A Level)
▶ Group 3 – Biology/ Economics/ Computer Science / Art & Design (Any One – A Level)
▶Group 4 -information & Communication Technology / Mathematics / Psychology (Any One – A Level)