Primary program

 
 
 
 

Age of students

 

 
The primary education is created for the children from 5 to 11 years old | School Year 1-6
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The aim of our Primary School is to balance the acquisition of essential knowledge and skills with the cultivationof the spirit of creativity and curiosity. In order to attain this balance, students experience a well-roundedcurriculum that promotes inquiry, critical thinking, communication, open-mindedness, and reflection. Pupils at thisstage are encouraged to be independent thinkers and gain responsibility for their actions and choices. Our programmes is made up of the same core and foundation subjects covered in Preschool program. Duringthe latter part ,subject teaching becomes more defined especially in the core subjects of English, Maths, andScience. As students enter Year 6, they are prepared for the subject-oriented approach of the Secondary Schooland are expected to become more independent in planning and investing in their studies.

Levels:

  • Level 1 - age of the students: 5,5 to 6 years
  • Level 2 - age of the students: 6- 7 years
  • Level 3 - age of the students: 7- 8 years
  • Level 4 - age of the students: 8- 9 years
  • Level 5 - age of the students: 9- 10 years
  • Level 6 - age of the students: 10- 11 years
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Curriculum of three core subjects Mathematics, English, and Science. All classroom instruction is delivered in English. Our School has fully implemented the Primary Curriculum Framework for English, Mathematics and Science.

The program is adequate on an international level and it is designed to be cultural accepted. It includes classes with a high level of quality and resources that are adequate in the local and international schools.

Our program is fully dedicated on setting strong basis of reading, writing through integrated studies of sciences, IT, art and sports. The students are developing their language skills of the English language through reading, writing, speaking and listening.

As a part of the sciences, the students are researching the connection between the animals and the environment, the creation of the Earth ant its relief and the basis of physics. In the art program, the students learn dance, visuals, as well as creativity. We are dedicated to development of quality programs at every level of the primary education. The materials are always corresponding to the most modern and adequate books of the level.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grading system

The students are being graded and monitored continuously throughout the year.

From the First to the Fifth of every month, each student receives a Progress Report. The progress report is is issued for every subject and it includes parameters that show the student's progress throughout the month.

Beside the regular checks, there are two exam weeks during the year. One is at the end of the first semester and is consisted of mid-term tests and the second one is at the end of the school year in June and is consisted of the finals.

At the end of every year, every student is being tested above all on the level of the English language. At the same time, to the students are being made checks such as: continuum rubrics, self-checks, peer evaluations, portfolios, check-lists, performances and tests.
 
 
 
 
 

Maximilian primary school follows the international education system and corresponding timetable. In addition, our children follow an extended curriculum, which we use to encourage gifted pupils, provide English lessons from class 1 and implement exciting projects in the area of digital media and IT.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) - Candidate School

International School Maximilian is running for authorization as a PYP School. One of the key concepts in the IB Program is the learner profile of the students. IB students are unique and yet closely similar to one another in many ways. Let's explore IB together!

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SUBJECTS

 

 
Through core and foundation subjects, students receive a fully curated education that creates a passion forlearning, builds a strong general knowledge base, and provides an opportunity for pupils to attain a set of skillsthat will carry them through their educational journeys and eventually into being productive citizens in theircommunities. A cross-curricular approach is used when applicable to show a relationship between learned knowledge and realworld concepts and to create an understanding that individual subjects do not exist on islands unto themselves.Students are encouraged to explore, inquire, critically think, and build communication skills.
 
 
English
 
English Literature
 
Macedonian
 
Mathematics
 
ICT Starters
 
Science
 
Social Studies
 
Phonics
 
Empathy
 
Global Perspectives
 
Music
 
Sports