Secondary Curriculum

Al Rawabi School believes that students are meant to hold different positions in the future. Some of them will be teachers, some will be engineers and some will work in various professional fields. This is the reason why the teaching method that is applied in Al Rawabi School is the one that centers on the students varied abilities rather than on the teacher. Teachers give differentiated activities to attend to the learning styles of every student.


Teachers as well as board of directors focus on obtaining maximum outcome from varied levels of students of course in terms of their abilities, skills and background knowledge.
Al Rawabi Private School offers Cambridge Secondary 1 curriculum for grades 7 and 8 which is a flexible curriculum to suit the students’ need. There is a curriculum framework for each subject providing a clear teaching structure. Curriculum designers make sure that each curriculum framework is designed to engage students in an active and creative learning journey.


For grades 9 and 10, the school follows Cambridge Secondary 2 or IGCSE curriculum which is a flexible and stimulating curriculum. The subjects studied by the students of this curriculum are Arabic, English as a second language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Studies, Computer Studies
Cambridge IGCSE curriculum helps the students to improve their performance by developing skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving. It is the perfect signboard to advanced study.


For the students of grades 11 and 12, the school follows the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme(DP). The curriculum is made up of the DP core and six subject groups.


The six subject groups are the following:


Studies in language and literature


Language acquisition


Individuals and societies






The Arts


The three core elements of this curriculum are the following:


Theory of Knowledge, a subject in which students reflects on the nature of knowledge and on how we now what we claim to know.


The extended essay, which is an independent, self-directed piece of research, finishing with a 4,000-word paper.
Creativity, activity, service, a subject in which students complete a project related to those three concepts.
The students of grade 7 to 12 also study Social (Citizenship) and Religion as required by the Ministry of Education of Bahrain.

Teachers' Quality

The school provides qualified teachers with good subject knowledge and pleasing personality. They are hardworking and they exert extra effort in preparing lessons and in preparing the students for national examinations.


The school promotes annual staff development programmes according to the need of both IGCSE and IB level. So the teachers attend in-service workshop, IB recognized professional development workshops and professional development workshops held by Cambridge International Examination (CIE).

Safety & Support

The school foster learning, safety, and socially appropriate behaviours. The school clinic has all emergency and first aid facilities required by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education Bahrain. Two experienced and trained school nurses are always available to serve for the students during school hours.

Publicity Messages

The Al Rawabi School website, Instagram are excellent means of communication. The weekly plan is sent to the parents on a regular basis which is the best way to keep the parents updated about what is to be taught in the school in the upcoming week. All the important messages and circulars are sent to the parents by text messages.