Bahan International Science Academy was established in 2000 and offers education to students from Primary up to Secondary levels. The school also offers challenging college diploma programmes to students aged 16 to 19. The school concentrates on the development of critical thinking skills and practical application of knowledge in children.
The focus remains on instilling confidence in students so that they can cope with the rigorous challenges of higher education. At the senior level, students are offered the IB Diploma Programme. The school has immense experience in teaching IB Diploma with good results from students in the examination.
The curriculum in primary school concentrates on the holistic development of all students. The school provides individual attention to each student and instills a love of learning among children. The school follows the renowned Cambridge Primary Curriculum with checkpoints at Year 3 and Year 6. Bahan International Science Academy regularly organises excursions and field trips to broaden students’ horizons. Special focus is provided on the development of communication skills among students.
In the secondary level, the school follows the Cambridge International Secondary 1 programme. The focus remains on the development of a strong foundation for students in core subjects of English, Mathematics and Sciences. Students also learn subjects such as History, Geography, ICT, Music, Art, PE and Myanmar Language at this stage.
A variety of teaching techniques are employed to ensure the best learning outcomes for students. They are involved in structured activities like projects, presentations, experiments, essays, debates, Olympiad studies, research papers, and inter-school competitions in various fields such as math, science, sports, English language and art. The school offers the IGCSE curriculum to students in Year 10 and 11. Students are offered the core subjects and a variety of elective subjects.
Overall, Bahan International Science Academy follows an excellence mindset where students are kept at the centre of each activity, while allowing room for them to explore their boundaries with participation in a range of internal and external extracurricular activities.