Academic & Talent Programme (G6,7,8)

Academic & Talent Programme (G6,7,8)

PROGRAMME VISION

The Academic & Talent Programme for Grade 6, 7 & 8 is our latest scholarship programme that was first introduced in the 2018-19 school year. This programme is established to provide opportunity to young learners to get familiarised and adapt well with the international curriculum through extra academic lessons in Maths and English. The programme also aims to serve those who are passionate about developing one of the talent tracks in Sports, Art and Music as a life-long talent, by nurturing and empowering the student’s talent through financial support and programme’s commitments. Putting together both academic and extra-curricular benefits, this programme creates a balanced path and workload for potential students, while reinforcing our recognition and promotion of a diverse learning community.

The Scholarship value is UP TO 50% for the entity of the Cambridge Secondary 1 Programme (Grade 6, 7, 8).

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW: LOWER SECONDARY PROGRAMME

Through exposure to a broad range of subject areas, the ISV Lower Secondary Programme builds on the foundations set in Elementary education in developing students’ concepts, content, experiences, and abilities.

The programme develops the skills of research, analysis, evaluation, reflection, collaboration, and communication. It strengthens the links and common understanding across subject areas.. By learning the Lower Secondary, students can access a broad balanced education, helping them to thrive throughout their schooling, work, and life.

The Lower Secondary develops the fundamental skills and understanding based around the core areas of English, Mathematics, and Science for the first three years of secondary education (Grade 6-8).

LOWER SECONDARY SUBJECTS OFFERED AT ISV are: English, Maths, Humanities, French/Vietnamese/Korean, Computing, Science, Art, Music,, and Physical & Health Education (PHE).

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Students of age for Grade 6, 7 & 8 who have completed Grade 5, 6 & 7 respectively at his/her current school 

  • Students with good English level and/or high academic achievements 

  • Students with commitment to attend a specialist Talent related to music, art or sport. For students applying to Grade 7 & 8, they must have a Talent already started and being developed

ENTRANCE ASSESSMENT

Students must complete the following STAGE 1 tests before progressing to the STAGE 2 tests.

  • STAGE 1 

A 90-minute online English Literacy, Quantitative Reasoning & Non-verbal Reasoning test

  • STAGE 2

One (01) 50-min written test in English.

One (01) 40-min written test in Mathematics.

One (01) 50-min written test in Vietnamese (for Vietnamese passport holder students) OR One (01) 50-min written test in Korean (for Korean passport holder students).

One (01) interview with the Headmaster or Head of Secondary of ISV.

For students applying to Grade 7 & 8, one (01) assessment in Sport/ Music/Art with ISV specialist teachers is required.

FURTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY AFTER GRADE 8

  • Apply to IGCSE Scholarship Programme at Grade 9 with value UP TO 100%

  • Apply to Talent Scholarship Programme at Grade 9 with value UP TO 60% 

WATCH OUR VIDEO ABOUT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME FOR GRADE 6