The CBC curriculum structure and subjects to be taught at different levels in detail

Below  is a brief, detailed explanation of Kenya’s CBC Curriculum Structure and CBC Curriculum Subjects. All education levels have been included to make you informed of what to expect of a learner once he or she begins the education journey.

 

Besides that, the new CBC curriculum  only put more emphasis on a learners ability which is clearly explained in the curriculum structure and subjects.

 

The list below  shows the level of education and curriculum subjects for various education levels

1.PRE- PRIMARY LEVEL(4-5 YEARS)

Here we have, PP1 and PP2. The subjects to be taught here are;

1.Mathematical activities
2.Language activities
3.Environmental activities
4.Language activities
5.Hygiene and nutrition activities.

 

2. LOWER PRIMARY LEVEL(6-8 YEARS)

Here we have, Curriculum Grade 1,Curriculum Grade 2 and Curriculum Grade 3.

The subjects to be taught at this level are as follows;

1.Mathematical Activities
2.Religious Education Activities
3.Indigenous Language Activities
4.Movement and Creative Activities
5.English Language Activities
6.Literacy
7.Kiswahili Language Activities/Kenya Sign Language for learners who are deaf
8.Hygiene and Nutrition Activities
9.Environmental Activities
10. Additional subjects– featuring between subjects ICT Life skills, pertinent and contemporary issues

 

3. UPPER PRIMARY LEVEL(9-11 YEARS)

At this level we have,

Middle school
Curriculum Grade 4
Curriculum Grade 5
Curriculum Grade 6

The subjects taught at these grades are;

1.English
2.Home Science
3.Science and Technology
4.Religious Education (CRE/IRE/HRE)
5.Physical and Health Education
6.Kiswahili or Kenya Sign Language (for learners who are deaf
7.Agriculture
8.Mathematics
9.Creative Arts
10.Social Studies
11.Optional: Foreign Languages (Arabic, French, German, Mandarin)
12.Additional subjects– featuring between subjects
-Pastoral program-once a week
-Life skills,
-Pertinent
-Contemporary issues
-ICT

 

4. LOWER(JUNIOR) SECONDARY SCHOOL LEVEL(12-14 YEARS)

At this level we have;

Curriculum Grade 7
Curriculum Grade 8
Curriculum Grade 9

The subjects taught are;

1.English
2.Health Education
3.Mathematics
4.Social Studies
5.Kiswahili or Kenyan Sign Language for learners who are deaf
6.Integrated Science
7.Pre-Technical and Pre-Career Education

8.Business Studies
9.Life Skills Education

10.Agriculture

11.Sports and Physical Education
12. Religious Education –learners choose among;
-Christian Religious Education
-Hindu Religious Education
-Islamic Religious Education

Optional subjects
-Arts
-Computer Science
-Kenyan Sign Language
-Visual Arts
-Indigenous Languages
-Foreign Languages (French, Mandarin, Arabic, Germany)

 

5. UPPER(SENIOR SECONDARY) LEVEL(15-17 YEARS)

At this level we have;

Curriculum Grade 10

Curriculum Grade 11

Curriculum Grade 12

The subjects taught  are;

1.Arts and Sports Science Pathway
2.The Social Sciences Pathway
3.The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Pathway


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