Key Stage One

These primary years are the first formal stages of education for your child. Each child develops his potential at his own rate and at IPS he will always be encouraged to do his best at all times. The early development of younger children is taken into consideration and lessons are planned to incorporate play and exploratory learning as a natural extension of the Foundation tage years.

The National Curriculum of England is adapted for our international student body.

Topics are planned to incorporate cross curricular links and to promote international mindedness.

The following subjects are taught in all classes, either specifically or integrated;

general_285Core Subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Foundation Subjects

  • Portuguese
  • Design Technology
  • History
  • Geography
  • Music
  • Computing
  • Physical Education
  • Art

More information on the detail of the curriculum studied in each year group can be found in the topic titles for each class. 

 Assessment and Testing

Ongoing assessments and tests are used throughout Key Stages One to track pupils' progress.