Curriculum Overview

St. Bridget’s Convent – Colombo 7 Collegiate school follows the National Curriculum of Sri Lanka from Grade 6 – 13 and Edexcel Curriculum for International Advanced Level. It is a detailed, planned and integrated scheme covering a child’s whole school experience.

Grade six(6) to Nine(9)

Lessons are conducted in Sinhala, English and Tamil medium.

All syllabus consists of 13 subjects. They are:

  1. Religion (Roman Catholicism / Buddhism / Islam / Saivaneri)
  2. First Language
  3. Second Language
  4. Mathematics
  5. Science
  6. History
  7. Civics
  8. Geography
  9. Health and Physical Education
  10. PTS (Practical and Technical Skills)
  11. ICT (Information Communication Technology)
  12. Link Language
  13. Aesthetic subjects (Western Music / Eastern Music / Carnatic Music / Oriental Dancing / Bharatha Dancing / Art / English Literature (Grade nine (9) only))

    One period each is allocated every week for Physical Training (PT) and Library activities.

    Each grade is managed by a Grade head who is available to oversee the discipline and needs of each respective Grade.


    Grade 10 and 11

    Lessons are conducted in Sinhala, English and Tamil mediums.

    The syllabus consists of nine (9) subjects. They are six main subjects and three basket subjects. Main subjects are:

    1. Religion (Roman Catholicism / Buddhism / Islam / Saivaneri)
    2. First Language and Literature
    3. Second Language
    4. Mathematics
    5. Science
    6. History

        Three basket subject details are as follows:

        1. Basket I (Business & Accounting Studies / Civics / Geography / French / Link Language (Tamil / Sinhala))
        2. Basket II (Western Music / Eastern Music / Carnatic Music / Oriental Dancing / Bharatha Dancing / Art / English Literature / Tamil Literature)
        3. Basket III (ICT / Health and Physical Education / Home Economics)

        A period is allocated for Library activities.

        Each grade is managed by a Grade Head who is available to oversee the discipline and needs of each respective Grade.


        AL (Local Curriculum)

        There are three streams in A/L sections. They are Science, Commerce and Arts.

        Science and Commerce stream lessons are conducted in Sinhala, English and Tamil medium.

        Art stream lessons are conducted in Sinhala and English medium only.

          Science Stream Subjects

          1. Biology / Combined Mathematics
          2. Chemistry / ICT
          3. Physics

          Commerce Stream Subjects

          1. Accounting
          2. Business Studies / Business Statistics
          3. Economics / ICT

          Art Stream Subjects

          Sinhala MediumEnglish Medium
          Sinhala / Mass Media / Economics / ICTEnglish Literature / Mass Media / History
          Political Science / French / Christian Civilization / GeographyFrench / ICT / Economics
          Logic / Art / Dancing / History / Eastern MusicLogic / GRC / Geography / Western Music

          AL Art Stream Subjects

          In addition to the main subjects, General English and General Information Technology subjects are also taught to all students.

          Each stream is managed by Sectional head and grade is managed by a Grade head who oversees the discipline and needs of the respective Grade or Section.


            London (Edexcel) International AL

            Lessons are conducted in English medium. Subjects can be selected based on below given table.

              BasketSubject
              IChemistry / Business Studies
              IIPhysics / Accounting / Psychology
              IIICore Mathematics
              IVBiology / Economics / IT
              Edexcel AL – List of subjects

                IAL AS (1st year) lessons commence in the month of June.

                IAL A2 (2nd year) lessons commence in the month of July.