Our Curriculum

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1. The IB Curriculum at Stars of Knowledge

At Stars of Knowledge, we are an International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum Candidate School. The IB is renowned for its focus on developing well-rounded, globally-minded individualsand is designed to provide students with a comprehensive education that fosters critical thinking, inquiry-based learning, and a strong sense of cultural awareness.

Benefits of the IB Curriculum

Emphasis on inquiry-based learning

Encouraging students to ask questions, explore their natural curiosities, and make connections between different subjects. This approach helps students develop a
deep understanding of key concepts and prepares them for success in higher education and beyond.

Interdisciplinary study

Integrates different subjects to provide a comprehensive education. This helps
students develop key skills such as communication, collaboration, and critical thinking.

Development of key skills

Development of key skills such as problem-solving, research, and
communication. These skills are essential for success in higher education and beyond.

Global perspective

Students gain strong sense of cultural awareness and a global perspective. This
helps students develop into well-rounded individuals who are able to thrive in a rapidly changing

Preparation for higher education

The IB curriculum is rigorous and challenging, preparing students for
success in higher education. The curriculum also emphasises the development of research skills,
critical thinking, and independent learning, which are essential for success in higher education.

Development of well-rounded individuals

Encourages the development of well-rounded individuals who
are able to think critically, communicate effectively, and have a strong sense of cultural awareness.
These qualities are essential for success in a rapidly changing world.

2. Primary Years Programme (PYP)

The PYP is designed for students aged 3 to 12 years old, and is cantered around the idea of “learning through inquiry”. Students are encouraged to ask questions, make connections, and explore their natural curiosities in order to develop a deep understanding of the world around them. Through a transdisciplinary approach that integrates different subjects, students develop skills such as communication, problem-solving, and self-reflection.

3. Middle Years Programme (MYP)

The MYP is designed for students aged 11 to 16 years old, and is designed to provide a comprehensive education that prepares students for further study and life beyond the classroom. The MYP emphasises intellectual challenge, encouraging students to think critically and creatively in order to develop a deep understanding of key concepts. Through interdisciplinary learning, students develop skills such as
communication, collaboration, and research.

4. Diploma Programme (DP)

The DP is designed for students aged 16 to 19 years old, and is a rigorous and challenging curriculum that prepares students for higher education and beyond. Students choose from a wide range of subjects and are required to complete an extended essay, a theory of knowledge course, and participate in extracurricular activities. The DP emphasises critical thinking, research skills, and communication, helping students develop a deep understanding of key concepts and prepare for success in a rapidly changing world.

3. Quran

Our Quran program is designed to teach students the fundamentals of Islam, while also instilling values such as respect, kindness, and empathy. Students will learn about the history of Islam, the teachings of the Quran, and how to read, recite, and understand the text. Our teachers provide a supportive and inclusive learning environment that allows students to engage with the material and develop a deeper appreciation and understanding of Islam. We believe that a Quran curriculum is an important component of our students’ education and helps them develop a strong moral and ethical foundation that will guide them throughout their lives.

4. Arabic

Stars of Knowledge is a multilingual school, offering instruction in English and Arabic. We believe that a strong foundation in both languages is essential for our students to succeed in a globalised world. Our bilingual approach also extends to mathematics and science, with additional support offered in Arabic to help students understand complex concepts in their native language. By providing a multilingual education, we ensure that our students have the tools and skills needed to communicate and collaborate with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Our commitment to a multilingual curriculum is just one way we strive to provide an inclusive and well-rounded education for our students

As IB Learners we Strive to be:

IB Learner Profile

The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their
common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.

We nurture our curiosity, developing skills for inquiry and research. We know how to learn independently and with others. We learn with enthusiasm and sustain our love of learning
throughout life.


We critically appreciate our own cultures and personal histories, as well as the values and traditions of others. We seek and evaluate a range of points of view, and we are willing to grow from the experience.


We develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines. We engage with issues and ideas that have local and global significance.


We show empathy, compassion and respect. We have acommitment to service, and we act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world around us.


We use critical and creative thinking skills to analyse and take responsible action on complex problems. We exercise initiative in making reasoned, ethical decisions.


We approach uncertainty with forethought and determination; we work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas and innovative strategies. We are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change


We express ourselves confidently and creatively in more than one language and in many ways. We collaborate effectively, listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups.


We understand the importance of balancing different aspects of
our lives—intellectual, physical, and emotional—to achieve well-being for ourselves and others. We recognize our interdependence with other people and with the world in which we live.


We act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights of people everywhere. We take responsibility for our actions and their consequences.


We thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and
experience. We work to understand our strengths and weaknesses in order to support our learning and personal development