The most comprehensive, innovative and scientifically designed 6-year digital curriculum backed by an immersive online learning platform to teach and assess 21st century, computing, and digital literacy skills in primary education. 35 fully designed lessons per primary year for the whole 6-year primary curriculum.

FUNecole® lessons engage students in real-world scenarios with project-based learning, integrate 21st century interdisciplinary themes with technology skills, and transform typical classes to ICT-rich learning environments. FUNecole® students:

  • Cultivate critical thinking, creative expression and collaborative problem-solving
  • Acquire a global mind-set and embrace diversity.
  • Search, analyse and verify information.
  • Use technology creatively, purposefully and safely.


Beyond 4Cs; The Core Values

Every FUNecole® lesson is uniquely designed to develop and assess:

  1. Self-motivation for superior achievement.
  2. Acceptance of divergent views.
  3. Pursuit of alternative solutions.
  4. Personal growth and happiness.
Beyond 4Cs; the Core Values
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6-Year Integrated Syllabus

The FUNecole® 6 year integrated syllabus follows a spiral curriculum approach; a selection of concepts are repeated year by year with increasing complexity – while new concepts are carefully introduced to preserve the solid element of progression. Every lesson and year integrates the development of both computing and 21st century skills; the syllabus is complete, modular and flexible enough to adapt to different schools curricula and timing needs.

6-year Integrated Syllabus
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Year 1 “The FUNecole® Green Awareness Year™”

“Open your minds: Let’s start learning”

The initial FUNecole® Green Awareness Year™ offers students innovative, inspirational, and motivating learning experiences. The Green Awareness Year™ lessons promote social, character, computing and ICT skills development.

ICT and Computing Skills

  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • IT Applications
  • Algorithms/Coding
  • Graphics
  • Communication
  • Searching/Internet

21st Century Smart Thinking Skills

  • Adapt to a new school environment.
  • Differentiate between wants and needs.
  • Be able to deal with conflict.
  • Learn to cooperate and consider views of others.

Year 2 “The FUNecole® Red Interest Year™”

“Learning together: How interesting!”

The FUNecole® Red Interest™ year inspires pupils to take an active role in their learning. Using a range of ICT tools and dynamic resources, pupils become more cooperative, recognize their feelings, vocalize their opinions, acquire self-respect and demonstrate appreciation for others.

ICT and Computing Skills

  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Multimedia
  • IT Applications
  • Algorithms/Coding
  • Graphics
  • Communications
  • Searching/Internet
  • OS and Storage
  • Control

21st Century Smart Thinking Skills

  • Explore personal goals, hopes and preferences.
  • Generate, model and communicate ideas.
  • Learn how and when to ask for help.
  • Search and critically analyse information.
  • Learn how to protect the environment.

Year 3 “The FUNecole® Yellow Exploring Year™”

“In search for new ways... Chance favours the prepared mind.”

The FUNecole® Yellow Exploring™ Year focuses in developing questioning and planning ahead skills. Students learn how to make connections, create mind maps, and explore moderately complex problem scenarios, try our different possibilities and express constructive criticism. Additional uses of Computing and ICT tools encourage them to check multiple conditions and use versatile problem solving approache.

ICT and Computing Skills

  • Word Processing
  • Graphics
  • Multimedia
  • Searching/Internet
  • Algorithms/Coding
  • Spreadsheets
  • OS and Storage
  • Databases
  • Communications
  • Control

21st Century Smart Thinking Skills

  • Set personal boundaries
  • Differentiate between negative and positive emotions.
  • Ask critical questions.
  • Learn how to plan to solve problems.
  • Protect personal rights and assume responsibilities.

Year 4 “The FUNecole® Blue Design Year™”

“Flexible thinking: Creativity - for - life”

The FUNecole® Blue Design™ Year engages students in act efficiently and responsibly under challenging conditions. The analytical and creative potential of every student is acknowledged and nourished. Students learn to communicate, collaborate and cooperate while exploring complex problem scenarios. FUNecole® holistic lessons inspire them to identify the best strategy while addressing all given constraints. Students solve problems while adjusting plans and back tracking when unexpected difficulties occur. Students further develop Computing and ICT Skills.

ICT and Computing Skills

  • Word Processing
  • Multimedia
  • OS and Hardware
  • Algorithms/Coding
  • Health and Safety
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases
  • Searching/Internet
  • Control
  • Enviroment

21st Century Smart Thinking Skills

  • Understand the factors that influence self-image.
  • Develop self-confidence.
  • Recognise mistakes and learn from them.
  • Use technology purposefully, safely and respectfully.
  • Understand the importance of media.

Year 5 “The FUNecole® Orange Development Year™”

“Challenge constant change: blend. emerge and evolve.”

The FUNecole® Orange Development™ Year enhances critical thinking, creativity and innovative learning. Students design algorithms, learn to code and develop higher order thinking skills.

ICT and Computing Skills

  • Word Processing
  • Multimedia
  • Security/Internet
  • Algorithms/Coding
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases
  • Searching/Internet
  • Control

21st Century Smart Thinking Skills

  • Analyse information while resisting applying judgement.
  • Learn to deal with peer pressure.
  • Demonstrate respect, trust and loyalty.
  • Explore logical patterns while making decisions.

Year 6 “The FUNecole® White Sharing Year™”

“Everything starts with a dream...Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

The FUNecole® White Sharing Year™ offers a wealth of authentic learning experiences. Students analyse assumptions, consider multiple alternatives, generate versatile solutions, and face global challenges such as the environment, citizenship, health and multiculturalism. Conclusively, after the six year journey of FUNecole® students are ready to compete, cooperate and share ideas and knowledge in a highly proficient manner.

ICT and Computing Skills

  • Word Processing
  • Multimedia
  • IT Applications
  • Video/Animation
  • Algorithms/Coding
  • Networks
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases
  • Data Protection
  • OS and Security
  • Web Design
  • Internet Services

21st Century Smart Thinking Skills

  • Organise ideas and use reasoning to solve problems.
  • Be able to “see” the wider picture.
  • Investigate, analyse, evaluate, and share creative work.
  • Pursue alternative solutions and accept divergent views.
  • Be responsible, confident and creative user of ICT.
  • Critically analyse and synthesize information.

21st Century Themes and Methods

FUNecole® lessons enable students to investigate and respond to real-world scenarios (project-based learning) arising from global, environmental, entrepreneurial and civic literacy themes. Formative assessments deployed during the lessons, increase their interaction level and provide real-time feedback to their teachers. FUNecole® students are “digital producers” as they create, curate, store and share their content through their “digital portfolios”.

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Blending the FUNecole® Cartoons and Learning Styles

Throughout the FUNecole® 6-year curriculum, a family of cartoon characters accompanies students. The FUNecole® characters represent different thinking natures and personality style with identifiable traits to each student. Hence, through association students get inspiration reinforced by their personal involvement in FUN stories, games and activities.


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