Curriculum

During the first two years, all students are expected to pursue a common programme (Basic Secondary Education).

 

The St. Maarten Academy offers the following subjects for students of Forms I and II:

  • Artcurriculum
  • Care
  • Civics
  • Dutch
  • English Language and Literature
  • French
  • Guidance & Mentoring
  • Information Technology
  • Integrated Science
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish

During the final three years, students are allowed to choose profiles depending on their ability and future career choices. These profiles are:

  1. Science
  2. Economy and Society

Form 2 to Form 3:

Students who select the Science package when moving from Form 2 to Form 3 will be screened by the Mathematics, Integrated Science, and English teachers for eligibility to enter the Science programme. Students desirous of pursuing the Science programme must pass English, Mathematics and Science with 70% or higher.

 Profile in Form 4:

 Common Programme

  •  Dutch
  • Mathematics
  • French or Spanish
  • English Language
  • Physical Education
  • Information Technology

Compulsory Programme

          Science Economy & Society (Business)       
          PhysicsBiology

Chemistry

EconomicsIntegrated Science                      Principles of Accounts

Caribbean History or Social Studies

Optional Programme

Students MUST choose one of the following:

  • Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • Additional Mathematics

The subjects in these profiles will be presented to parents and students at appropriate times of the year to allow students, in consultation with their parents and teachers, to choose the profile most suitable for their future.