Nay Pyi Taw International Science Academy has been a leading international school in Myanmar since 2000. It was earlier called Horizon International School. The school has a long experience of offering education to young children. 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 up with the challenges of higher education. In the senior level, students are offered the IGCSE curriculum.
The curriculum in primary school concentrates on the holistic development of all students. The school provides individual attention to each student and instils a love of learning among children. The school follows the renowned Cambridge Primary Curriculum with checkpoints at Year 3 and Year 6. The school regularly organises excursions and field trips to broaden students’ horizon. Special focus is provided on the development of communication skills among students.
In the secondary level, Nay Pyi Taw International Science Academy 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, the school follows an excellence mindset where students are kept at the centre of each activity.