Teaching Religious Education enables learners to appreciate and value the mystery and beauty of creation and the interrelationships within it; it fosters good human relationships and respect for the differences between people and above all a range of positive attitudes such as patience, honesty, responsibility, tolerance, joy in life, cooperation, appreciation, sharing, endurance, perseverance, care for other people, and respect for other learners.
Physics is a core subject which is compulsory in O level. It is a subject which unlocks opportunities in science related fields. In primary school curriculum it appears as ‘Integrated Science’ whereby it is blended with other science related subjects to form one examinable subject. The Physics Curriculum is structured in such a way as to introduce the learner to basic concepts in a spiral manner, starting with the simplest and building on it in a systematic way.
Physical Education (PE) is one of the subjects on the Lower Secondary Curriculum Menu. PE is the field of learning which aims at the development of knowledge, understanding, positive social behaviour and attitudes through the following structured learning components: practical physical activities, body exercises and sport skills. It also involves the extended application of the above learning components to the development of physical fitness; health life style and social interaction within safe and structured play environments.
Ugandan local languages (indigenous languages) are not only taught in Primary Schools but also in secondary schools at both Ordinary and Advanced levels. The Secondary Local Languages Curriculum is a continuation of Primary Curriculum. The secondary curricula at both O and A level are frameworks. A Local Language Framework is a type of syllabus designed to accommodate all local languages. It is designed to suit the teaching of all local languages with minor adaptations (where necessary).
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