Academics

Curriculum

Infant Jesus Academy runs academic programs as specified by the Nigerian National Policy on Education for the Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary. Dedicated and professional teachers teach a wide variety of academic subjects.

Years 7 to 9 constitute the Junior Secondary School. This is otherwise referred to as JSS1, JSS2 and JSS3 respectively. Here, emphasis is on the basic skills in English Studies, Mathematics, Basic Science, Basic Technology, Physics Technology, Social Studies, Christian Religious Studies, Physical and Health Education, French, Business Studies, Civic Education, Igbo language, Cultural and Creative Art (Drama, Music, Fine Art), Home Economics and Computer Studies.

Years 10 to 12 make up the Senior Secondary School. This connotes SSS1, SSS2, and SSS3. At this level, there is a wide spectrum of academic subjects to be studied by the students. The subjects are English language, Mathematics, Computer Studies, Civic Education, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Economics, Government, Data Processing, Commerce, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies, Visual Art, Book Keeping, Geography, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Foods and Nutrition, Igbo language and French.

At Infant Jesus Academy we integrate Nigerian and British curricula. Our students are taught and prepared for such examinations as:

  • Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE ( for Junior secondary 3)
  • Cambridge Checkpoint Examination (for Junior Secondary 3)
  • West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE (for Senior Secondary 3)
  • National Examination Council Examinations, NECO (for Senior Secondary 3)
  • University Matriculation Examinations, UME (for Senior Secondary 3)
  • International General Certificate of Secondary School Education, IGCSE (for Senior Secondary)
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) for Admissions into Universities and Colleges in America and Canada.
  • International English Language Testing System, (IELTS)
  • Diplomedetudes en langue francaise (DELF) for all categories of students from JSS 3 to SSS 3. This is a French proficiency examination.

All students offer at least twelve subjects in the first year of the senior secondary school until the third term of the second year. Among the twelve subjects there certain subjects that are compulsory for every student. They are:

  • English language
  • Mathematics
  • Civic Education
  • A Trade subject (either Data Processing or Book Keeping)and
  • A science subject

At Infant Jesus Academy we integrate Nigerian and British curricula. Our students are taught and prepared for such examinations as:

  • Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE ( for Junior secondary 3)
  • Cambridge Checkpoint Examination (for Junior Secondary 3)
  • West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE (for Senior Secondary 3)
  • National Examination Council Examinations, NECO (for Senior Secondary 3)
  • University Matriculation Examinations, UME (for Senior Secondary 3)
  • International General Certificate of Secondary School Education, IGCSE (for Senior Secondary)