Curriculum

A student at Junior Secondary Level is required to choose thirteen subjects for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). These include the core subjects and any of the electives.

The Scheme of Work for all Junior classes can be downloaded here

Core Subjects

  • English language
  • Mathematics
  • One Nigerian language
  • Basic science
  • Social studies
  • Civic education
  • Basic technology
  • Computer education
  • Christian religious studies
  • French
  • Business studies
  • Cultural and creative art

Elective Subjects

  • Agriculture
  • Home economics

Based on the new Senior Secondary Education Curriculum Structure, students at the Senior Secondary level are required to choose eight (8) subjects or nine (9) for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the National Examination Council (NECO) Examinations. The subject classification are placed in four categories namely:

  1. Compulsory cross cutting core subjects
  2. Science and Mathematics
  3. Humanities
  4. Business and Technology

The Scheme of work for all senior classes can be downloaded here.

The Comprehensive list of Subjects offered for SS1 Students can be downloaded here

Core Subjects

  • General mathematics
  • English Language
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Civic Education
  • Biology

Trade Subject: One from either

  • Catering and Craft Practice

(Book Keeping, Data Processing or Marketing)

Science & Mathematics

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Further Mathematics (Compulsory in SS1 but can be dropped in SS2 AND SS3)
  • Agriculture
  • Computer Science (Compulsory in SS1 but can be dropped in SS2 AND SS3)

Humanities & Arts

  • Nigerian Languages: (One from Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba)
  • Literature in English
  • Geography
  • Visual Arts (Compulsory in SS1 but can be dropped in SS2 AND SS3)
  • French Language(Compulsory in SS1 but can be dropped in SS2 AND SS3)
  • Music (Compulsory in SS1 but can be dropped in SS2 AND SS3)
  • Economics

Humanities & Arts

  • Technical Drawing
  • Data Processing
  • Home Management
  • Marketing
  1. All students must offer all compulsory cross cutting subjects. Students, in addition to the compulsory subjects, will offer 3 – 4 subjects from their field of specialization and one elective.
  2. SS2 are to offer a minimum of 10 subjects and a maximum of 9 to be registered for the Senior School Certificate Examinations (WAEC and NECO).
  3. SS1 are to offer 14 subjects, which must include Biology, French and 4 others.
  1. Promotion shall be based on cumulative assessment of 1st, 2ndand 3rd term examination scores of students
  2. The pass mark is 65%
  3. For a student t be promoted, she must have an average score of 65%, including a pass in Mathematics and English
  4. A student must pass relevant subjects in their class before she is promoted. For example, a student in Science class must pass her science subjects to be promoted; likewise the Humanities.

For a student to be admitted into the Science classes in SS1, she must pass English Language, Mathematics, Basic Science and Basic Technology in the JS3 Promotion Examination.

  • Transfer of class from Science to Humanities is only allowed in SS1 after the first term.
  1. Students in SS2 are expected to write Pre-WASSCE/ NECO and Promotion Examinations in the third term.
  2. Only those with 5 credits and above passes, including Mathematics and English Language, will be promoted to SS3 and registered for WASSCE/NECO examinations.