Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English and Indonesian|
|Native English and Indonesian teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English and Indonesian)|
This school does not make their fees public.
All the details about this school in their own words
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?||
|Approximate hours of homework given||
Depends on the subject and grade level.
|Entry evaluation for students||
Test and interview
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Parents have to submit student’s psychological test result and join an initial interview with student and Principal. During the interview, all parties have to align their vision and mission in education. If the student moves from other school, parents have to submit student’s report from previous school, and there will be placement test in English, Math, Bahasa Indonesia for Year 3 – Year 6 students.
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
Yes, Cikal believes that inclusive school benefits whole school community. Cikal accepts student with special needs for each class. The number is usually 1 or 2 depends on each student’s and the class condition. Under the inclusion system, these students must follow the school’s academic challenges. First Cikal would need to observe the prospective student for several days. Psychology reports, therapy assessments and report cards from previous schools are required. SSC (Student Support Center) will supervise and monitor the developments of the special needs children. The observations will be conducted intensively and frequently.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Sekolah Cikal has lots of variety of activities, or as the school calls it: Cikal Club. Clubs provide ways for students to explore their area of interest, expand their experience and develop excellence. Club is a media for students to express their emotions and to boost their self confidence. Joining at least one club is mandatory for every student in Sekolah Cikal.
|Sports activities included||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Education at Cikal is about being successful in life, beyond schooling. It is about doing whatever it takes one child and one family at a time.
Cikal program is bilingual and based on research of International Best Practice. Cikal implements Primary Years Program of IBO (International Baccalaureate Organization), a transdisciplinary curriculum which draws the individual disciplines together into a coherent whole, while preserving the essence of each subject.
|Teaching approach of the school||
Sekolah Cikal was designed to be a community of lifelong learners and aim to make a difference to Indonesian education. It is a mission-oriented school, so Cikal is basically established to fulfill its mission. Cikal emphasizes individual’s responsibility to the community, be it close community of school, or the wider community of the country of Indonesia. School’s atmosphere and the way Cikal commits to interact and do the whole learning process are based on the philosophy of Cikal 5 Stars Competencies which are:
Cikal program is bilingual and based on research of International Best Practice. We implement Primary Years Program of IBO (International Baccalaureate Organization), a transdisciplinary curriculum which draws the individual disciplines together into a coherent whole, while preserving the essence of each subject.