Middle school curriculum at Miras International School, Nur-Sultan

The curriculum for grades 6-10 is based on the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP), integrated with the requirements of the Kazakh Standards curriculum. Supported by a strong EFL programme, this ensures that our students will meet the requirements of both local and international programmes of study and be prepared for both the Kazakh Diploma and MYP Portfolio of Achievement, and, where chosen, the MYP Certificate.

The outstanding features of this curriculum are:

Assessment of student progress is through the use of MYP criteria. Marks for these skills are used to provide students and parents with information regarding progress at the end of each semester, in the form of a MYP Grade and a Kazakh Standards Grade. Details of MYP assessment principles and procedures are described more fully in the MYP Handbook.

In Grades 6-10 curriculum includes:

  • Kazakh Language & Literature/Host Country Study
  • Russian Language & Literature
  • English Language & Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Geography
  • Physical Education
  • Self-cognition
  • History
  • Computer Technology
  • Design Technology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Arts: Performing and Visual

Award of status of international school to our school by the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan in February 2012 and changes and amendments in the law «On education», initiated by the Nursultan Nazarbayev Educational Foundation has become another important achievement on the way for further integration of the republic into international education.