The international primary programme is for all primary class, the curriculum is developed under the framework of the British Education System and the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). The English National Curriculum develops essential skills in literacy, numeracy and scientific enquiry in students in the primary phase of their education, while IPC covers solid knowledge base reflecting a global perspective, history, geography, social studies, health and values as well as creative development. The programme is an excellent preparation for the next phase in students’ learning, providing a foundation for secondary education, leading to the Cambridge certified checkpoints (Y7-Y9) and International General Certificates of Secondary Education (IGCSE) curriculum (Y10-Y12).
The core subjects (English, Maths and Science) are conducted in English by a diverse teaching certified staff. Additional classes are offered in ICT, Mandarin Chinese, Music, Arts and Physical Education.
P.I.S offers Years 1 – 5 students the opportunity to study in an afternoon Lao Programme comprised of core subjects, Language and Literature, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science, as well as, Lao culture and ethics. This programme meets all requirements of the Lao Ministry of Education (MOE). At the end of the school year, the year 5 sit for the exams given by the MOE and this qualifies the students to continue their education in secondary school Lao programme.
The primary curriculum consists of 7 key subjects:
- Lao launguage
- Behavioural Studies