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SIS Middle Division Programme
The Programme is a transition phase for students coming from PYP from within the school or students joining new coming from any other curriculum, it links, probes and merges into IGCSE, which ultimately forms a right foundation for the IB Programme.
The varied choice of the subjects, curriculum and co-curricular components have the basis of the IB learner profile maintaining the spirit of PYP by emphasizing and implementing the trans-disciplinary approach, research based activities, and independent project work are all given impetus and taken to newer levels in Middle Division. With the child in the center all the activities and education is to give a holistic.
At Grade 9 and 10 the foundation for the career path is integral and it would start with the right combination of subjects which match the curricular requirements of IGCSE and helps students prepare for an external examination at the end of year 10.
SIS Middle Division Programme
  • Middle School (7 & 8)
  • IGCSE (9 & 10)
  • High School Diploma
Middle Division students receive a Four-year education from Year 7 to Year 10. Middle Division is a transitory stage between elementary and senior grades. In this stage of heightened emotional and physical changes, SIS aims at:
Providing an academically rigorous curriculum, multi-faceted and intellectually stimulating
Providing personal attention depending on the aptitude and interests of the child
Educating the young minds not to think identically, but to foster in the developing minds the importance of critical and creative thinking
Providing platforms for the application of the knowledge
Developing skills, attitudes and behaviours that help students cope with the constantly changing global trends in the future careers
Creating opportunities to open up the young hearts to the wide expanse of enriching human experience and thought processes.
Woven into the curriculum are the following activities and variety of subjects.
Students at the end of Year 8 are well-equipped to make decisions on what subjects they choose to study for their IGCSE course at Year 9 and 10. The Year 7 and 8 programme is a preparatory course for the IGCSE.The maximum class strength is 25. The student to teacher ratio is 5:1.
Compulsory Subjects
  • English
  • Maths
  • Hindi / French / Spanish ( French and Spanish only if proficient)
  • Coordinated Science ( Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • Social Science (History, Geography)
  • Business and Economics Application (Only in grade 7)
  • Information Technology
Co-Curricular Activities
  • Speech and Drama
  • Pottery
  • Art and Craft
  • Music Western Instruments ( Drums, Guitar, Piano, Violin)
  • Music Western Vocal
  • Library
  • Dance
Sports and Games
  • Everyday physical fitness program
  • Life skills training for all (Karate and Swimming)
  • Seasonal Games ( Football, Cricket, Basketball, Tennis, Badminton, Touch Rugby, Throw ball)
  • Specialised training for Inter- House Matches leading to Inter – School Matches
Programs Complementing
the Curriculum
  • National Cyber Olympiad
  • National Science Olympiad
  • International Mathematics Olympiad
  • International English Olympiad
  • Trinity College of London Exams for Music and Drama
Inter-School Programmes
held at SIS
  • The Arts Summit
  • Conquest
  • Confluence
  • SISMUN
  • Round Square Conference
Inter-House Activities
  • Inter- House Sporting matches
  • English and Hindi Elocution
  • English and Hindi Debate
  • English and Hindi Play
  • Quiz
  • Art Competition
  • Science Exhibition
  • Rock Band Performance
Houses
  • Grandmaster
  • Wimbledon
  • Formula One
  • PGA Tour
SIS Celebrations
  • Diwali Mela
  • Annual Athletic Meet
  • Graduation Day
  • Annual Day and Art Exhibition
Flexibility and variety characterises the IGCSE programme at SIS whether a student is aspiring to be a scientist, an economist, a successful entrepreneur, a chartered accountant, a sportsman, a linguist, or an artist. The first steps towards a successful career begins with a careful selection of subjects that suit a student's aptitude and interest in Years 9 and Year 10.
Minimum of eight subjects with one subject in each group(1-5) is needed to be registered for the ICE (International Certificate of Education) qualification
Maximum of ten subjects may be chosen in total
Coordinated Science results in double award hence it counts as two subjects for Cambridge ICE
Each child brings unique gifts which need to be harnessed and tapped. Picking the right examinable subjects is an art in itself. In creating a learning atmosphere that nurtures a child’s talents, there is a culture of interest and ability that is developed which is unique and characteristic of SIS. The maximum class strength is 25. The student to teacher ratio is 10:2.
1A Compulsory Subject English
1B Choose 1 out of the
three subjects
Hindi French Spanish
1A Compulsory Subject English Literature
2B Choose at least one of
three Subjects
Economics History Geography
Either 3A Choose of the two Subjects
Coordinated Science
Either 3B Choose at least one of
three Subjects
Chemistry Physics Biology
4 Choose of the two Subjects
Maths Core International Maths
5 Choose at least one of the six Subjects
Business Studies Computer Science Art & Design Music P.E
Co-Curricular Activities
  • Art, Craft and Pottery
  • Music Western Instruments ( Drums, Guitar, Piano, Violin)
  • Dance
Sports and Games
  • Everyday physical fitness program
  • Life skills training for all ( Karate and Swimming)
  • Seasonal Games ( Football, Cricket, Basketball, Tennis, Badminton, Touch Rugby, Throw ball )
  • Specialised training for Inter- House Matches leading to Inter – School Matches
Programs Complementing the Curriculum:
  • National Cyber Olympiad
  • National Science Olympiad
  • International Mathematics Olympiad
  • International English Olympiad
  • Trinity College of London Exams for Music and Drama
  • International Award for Young People ( IAYP)
Houses
  • Grandmaster
  • Wimbledon
  • Formula One
  • PGA Tour
Inter- House Activities:
  • Inter- House Sporting matches
  • English and Hindi Elocution
  • English and Hindi Debate
  • English and Hindi Play
  • Quiz
  • Art Competition
  • Science Exhibition
  • Rock Band Performance
Inter-School Programmes
held at SIS
  • The Arts Summit
  • Conquest
  • Confluence
  • SISMUN
  • Round Square Conference
SIS Celebrations
  • Diwali Mela
  • Annual Athletic Meet
  • Graduation Day
  • Annual Day and Art Exhibition

SIS High School Diploma Minimum Credit Requirements

SIS Diploma credits are accumulated over 4 years (grades 9 – 12) i.e. from Middle Division (9 - 10) to Upper Division (11 & 12).

Subjects Credit Requirements
English 40
Mathematics 30
Science 35
Second Language 30
Social Studies 35
Arts 15
PE ,Sports & Health 15
Electives* 40
Social Action 10
Total 250

*Elective refers to any credits earned above the subject specific requirements.

  • The minimum total credits required to receive the SIS Diploma is 250 with a minimum of 60 credits required per year. Credits are given for passing courses and students.
  • Each course is assigned either 5 or 2.5 credits per semester depending upon how many hours the class meets per cycle. Students are awarded these credits upon successfully passing the course work required. For example, 40 credits required in English means students must take 8 semesters of this course over a 4 year period (earning 5 credits per semester or 10 credits per year). 10 credits = 1 Carnegie unit.
  • Students joining SIS in grade 10 ,11 & 12 will be given Transfer Credits as per the School Policy.
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