SPCBA begins 2016 with something new to offer: the SPCBA Senior High School, featuring the 11th and 12th grades of the Philippine education system.
In response to the anticipated need for additional public and private resources to absorb the two new additional high school years beginning in 2016, SPCBA comes up with a dynamic and premium program that carries with it the name, the prestige and the guarantee of excellent education the SPCBA has always been known for.
A product of thorough preparation and research, the SPCBA Senior High School Program is designed to meet global standards, industry requirements and collegiate preparation.
The ABM strand is designed to equip the students with managerial, numeracy and literacy skills necessary to meet the competencies and demands of globally competitive entrepreneurship. Courses on accounting, finance, marketing and management are taken under this strand. Students graduating from the ABM strand are expected to prepare a business plan, feasibility study or project study and undergo work immersion to allow for the application of knowledge and skills acquired in class.
The STEM strand aims to develop the students' science/technology/math literacy, research and experimental skills in order to be able to contribute to the field of scientific and technological investigation. Courses in calculus, general and physical sciences are thoroughly explored in this strand. A science-related research and investigation with abstracts accessible in the worldwide web is required among graduating students for the fulfilment of the course requirements.
The HUMSS strand equips the students with critical thinking, research and literacy skills pertinent to social and cultural work and other pursuits in the field of the liberal arts. Graduating students should be able to complete a simple research study or action research reflecting the application of the essential concepts learned in the HUMSS strand. Courses focusing on the study of creative writing, the humanities, mankind, society, and philosophy are offered in this strand.
The GAS strand aims to develop the skills and competencies involved in the previous strands to prepare the student for tertiary education. Selected specialization courses from the ABM, STEM and HUMSS are taken under this strand. Students are also expected to come up with a research paper and undergo work immersion for the application of knowledge and skills acquired in class.
The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) strand offers courses in Computer Programming, Animation and Computer Hardware Servicing to develop the technical literacy of students to carry out ICT-related tasks. Students under this strand are required to undergo regular performance appraisal and demonstration to have their competencies assessed. Moreover, this course prepares students for the demands of the TESDA National Competency Assessment.
The strand on Home Economics (HE) offers courses in Cookery, Bread and Pastry Production, and Food and Beverage Services to students who are interested in the field of food preparation and restaurant work. It aims to equip them with practical and experimental skills necessary for product presentation & development. Moreover, this course is a prerequisite to the TESDA National Competency Assessment given to students who complete the training requirements of the qualification.