Beacon Foundation Program (BFP)

About Beacon Foundation Program (BFP)

In Indonesia, students will complete their National Exam in Grade 9 and look forward to joining IB Diploma Program in Grade 11 and 12. This program will equip the students with the necessary skills  required for the academically rigorous IB Diploma Program.

Beacon Academy offers a special Foundation Program for the students coming from the National curriculum. Students joining Beacon Academy in Grade 10 will be enrolled in the Beacon Foundation Program – Cambridge IGCSE. Introducing subjects which are a group of courses specifically designed to provide students with the best International education instruction and designed to guide the students for the Diploma Program.

Students will not only have the advantage to choose courses in multiple subject groups, but also receive the Cambridge ICE Certificate (group award) and Internationally-recognized certificate for each subject they successfully complete.

Learning Areas

Compulsory Subjects

  1. BFP English Language and Literature or English as additional language
  2. Bahasa or Mandarin
  3. Mathematics
  4. GCSE Plus

Sciences (Must choose at least one subject)

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Biology

Art (Must choose at least one subject)

  1. Art
  2. Dance
  3. Music

Skills

  1. Research Skills
  2. Critical Thinking Skills
  3. Service

These students will appear for the year end assessment at the end of the year with a combination of the IGCSE and internal examinations. At the end of the Year 10, students will receive an IGCSE certificate from the University of Cambridge Examinations and a Beacon certificate of completion of the course.

These students will then be admitted to the Year 1 of the DP program. The transition process is open and inclusive and relies upon a partnership between students, parents and the school. Students on successful completion of the IB Diploma or Courses will be eligible to secure admissions in Universities in Indonesia and Abroad.

The College advisory services of the School will assist the students in securing admissions in the country of their choice subject to ful filment of the University admission requirements. Students are eligible to apply for the financial aid to the universities for scholarships for their future course of study.

The Beacon Scholar’s Program

Students with exceptional scores in their Year 9 examinations and also in the placement test held at school, will be eligible for scholarships ranging from 50% -100% of the tuition fee at Beacon during their three years of study, subject to sustained meritorious performance.

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