CBSE (Grades 4 /5)

  • Introduction

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national level board of education in India. It is a curriculum designed and managed by the Union Government of India.
The curriculum is best known for its all-inclusive syllabus and well framed exam pattern that helps students understand the curriculum better. All schools affiliated to CBSE follow the NCERT curriculum.

  • What age groups and years is it for?

It is specifically outlined for students aged 10-11 years with exams after each year


  • Which subjects are offered?

The subjects for grade 4 and 5 are as follows

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Hindi
  • Environmental Studies (EVS)
  • Social Science (Grade 5)

Class 4 & 5 exams are conducted annually at the school level. However, the syllabus is prescribed by the CBSE board. The Syllabus helps students to become more productive and more effective learners in the course.

  • What is the grading system and how are the students assessed? 

CBSE generally follows two types of assessment pattern – Formative assessment and Summative assessment.
Formative Assessment (FA) is used by the teacher to constantly monitor a student’s progress in a supportive environment. It involves the teacher to provide regular feedback in a descriptive way and gives students a chance to reflect on the performance and improve upon it.

Summative Assessment (SA) is carried out at the end of a course of learning. It measures how much a student has learned from the course undertaken. It is usually a graded test and students are evaluated on the basis of marks according to a scale or set of grades.

  • Key features and highlights of the curriculum 

The CBSE curriculum is tailored to provide quality education to promote intellectual, social and cultural vivacity among its learners.
CBSE Class 4 & 5 Syllabus is designed in such a way that students can learn the fundamental concepts which will be helpful in higher classes. Students have to obtain at least 33% marks in all subjects to be declared pass.

  • How do we help students? (as in how Uplift helps students)

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Uplift academy offers result focused, online tuition by teachers who have the relevant experience and expertise in International and Indian curriculums. Our Tutors go through a general training program to understand the standards, core values, methodology of online classes and also go through continuous orientation programs to understand individual student requirements

With these coaching classes online for CBSE, teachers not only explain the concept but also provide mock tests, schedule oral quizzes and provide guidance in solving past papers. During online tutoring, your child will have the instructor’s undivided attention and will be able to ask and get immediate answers to all their queries.

With their extensive expertise and training, our teachers provide unique and personalized resources, assistance with homework and extra tasks as well. We recognize that all learners do not learn the same way or have the same strengths, so we use pedagogy which is customised to the child’s strengths and learning style.

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