The Santhome Central School follows the curriculam and syllabus according to, The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) which is an examination conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE).
ICSE Syllabus for : Class IX and X
The subjects are divided into three groups:
Group I includes compulsory subjects
History, Civics and Geography
Group II includes any two or three subjects from
Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
Modern Foreign Language
Group III has any one subject from
Technical Drawing Applications
A Modern Foreign Language
It is expected that candidates will normally offer both Science and Mathematics from Group II.
All subjects have components of internal assessment that are carried out by schools, on the basis of assignments, project work, practicals and coursework. There is 20% weightage for internal assessment in group I and II and 50% weightage in group III.