Curriculum & International Education

The Benefits of an International Education

Perhaps the first thing that comes to mind when considering an international education is an exposure to the cultures of the world: foods, flags, festivals, folklore, literature and fine arts.

Although these are undoubtedly enriching, the real benefit in choosing an international school for your child lies in the development of much more profound and lasting values: tolerance, justice, responsible citizenship, empathy, self-awareness and growth, and respect for the environment.

Together with the positive cognitive and social benefits of multilingualism, an international education builds a bridge towards open-mindedness, collaboration in problem-solving, and lifelong learning, preparing today’s students to be active participants and leaders in a rapidly changing and globalised world.

CURRICULUM

CURRICULUMCore SubjectEarly Childhood Education approved by O.M.E.N nr. 4.694/2.08.2019
SpanishAccording to Instituto Cervantes curriculum
EnglishAccording to Cambridge curriculum
Preschool 3 – 5 yearsSkillsLanguage & CommunicationResearchAesthetic & CreativeSocietyPsychomotricity
Areas of DevelopmentLanguage, Communication, Reading & WritingCognitive & World KnowledgeLearning Skills & AttitudesSocial-EmotionalPhysical, Health & Personal Hygiene
SubjectsEnglishSpanishRomanianMaths & LogicPsychomotricityArts & CraftsMusic & DramaITNutrition & Autonomy
CURRICULUMPRESCHOOL 3 – 5 YEARS
Core SubjectEarly Childhood Education approved by O.M.E.N nr. 4.694 / 2.08.2019SkillsLanguage & Communication
Research
Aesthetic & Creative
Society
Psychomotricity
SpanishAccording to Instituto Cervantes curriculumAreas of DevelopmentLanguage, Communication, Reading & Writing
Cognitive & World Knowledge
Learning Skills & Attitudes
Social-Emotional
Physical, Health & Personal Hygiene
EnglishAccording to Cambridge curriculumSubjectEnglish
Spanish
Romanian
Maths & Logic
Psychomotricity
Arts & Crafts
Music & Drama
IT
Nutrition & Autonomy

SEK Bucharest International School´s Kindergarten curriculum has been authorized by the Romanian Ministry of Education
ANNEX O.ME 4845/29.08.2022.

GENERAL

  • Core Subjects: International curriculum that aligns with the Romanian curriculum:
    • Beginners Class, 1st grade, 2nd grade: OMEN nr. 3418/2013
    • 3rd and 4th grade: OMEN nr. 5003/02.12.2014
  • English: Curriculum designed for our students in order to prepare the Cambridge English examination.
  • Spanish: Curriculum designed for our students by Instituto Cervantes in order to prepare the DELE Spanish official examination.

PRIMARY EDUCATION

CORE SUBJECTS
SubjectPreparatory1st Grade2nd Grade3rd Grade4th Grade
Language-English/Spanish/Romanian1515151515
Mathematics33444
Science11111
Social Studies – History/Geography/Civics/Religion11111
Physical, Personal and Social Education43333
Art – Music/Visual/Performing44432
Workshops & Projects78776

SEK Bucharest International School´s Primary curriculum has been authorized by the Romanian Ministry of Education
ANNEX O.ME 4845/29.08.2022.

GENERAL

Our pedagogical framework is transdisciplinary and project based, with learning outcomes based on international standards and exceeding the requirements of the national authorities*.

  • English: Curriculum designed to prepare students for the Cambridge English examination.
  • Spanish: Curriculum designed by Instituto Cervantes to prepare students for the DELE Spanish official examination.

MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION

CORE SUBJECTS
SUBJECTS5th Grade6th Grade7th Grade8th Grade
Language – English/Spanish/Romanian8888
Mathematics4444
Social Studies – History/Geography/Civics/Religion4446
Science – Physics/Chemistry/Biology4446
Physical, Personal and Social Education3333
Art – Music/Visual/Performing2222
Workshops & Projects1313139

* OMEN 3593/18.06.2014, HG nr. 44/2016, LEN nr. 198/2023.
SEK Bucharest International School´s curriculum has been authorized by the Romanian Ministry of Education ANNEX O.ME 16/14.12.2023.

SEK BUCHAREST INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL IS LEADING THE WAY IN DELIVERING A WORLD CLASS INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION IN THE BUCHAREST AREA

Under the motto “Only the best for your child”, SEK Bucharest International School provides children with an educational program that ensures a unified and age-appropriate curriculum of age-specific activities, based on a national and international curriculum that offers equal opportunities for development and integration to all children. Valuing the individuality and personality of each pupil, it ensures the educational conditions that allow them to develop their full potential, preparing them to face the unprecedented challenges of the future.

The arts, understood as a driving force for learning, involve pupils on a weekly basis through integrated activities in projects in the fields of language, mathematics, science, motor expression and personal and social training. Spanish and English classes provide them with a multilingual education that helps a child develop superior literacy, analytical, social and academic skills.

Through quality education, we ensure children’s success, in school as well as in life.

SEK Bucureşti is a candidate school* for PYP. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy – a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education – that we belive is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org