Through curriculum mapping of experts on the competencies in the two documents, the study reveals that K to 12 Mathematics Grade 4 is more aligned with TIMSS 2015 Assessment Framework than that of Math Grade 8, Science Grade 4, and Science Grade 8. November 20, 2020 DO 038, s. 2020 – Guidelines Authorizing Payment of Communication Expenses of the Department of Education Personnel Relative to the Implementation of Alternative Work Arrangement for the Year 2020 9 The current curriculum was officially implemented in schools in 2003–2004, following appropriate professional development for teachers in the previous school year. KNOW YOUR CURRICULUM MODULE 2: THE PHILIPPINE BASIC EDUCATION CURRICULUM 7 were unable to finish the full 10 years of basic education. SCIENCE CURRICULUM: STAGE 2, PRE-GRADE 8 REPORT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This research is designed to examine the implementation of the spiral curriculum structure introduced in the Philippines as part of the K to 12 curriculum reform. Students follow that curriculum path closely; however, they must also take and pass a variety of advanced courses in mathematics and science. vis-à-vis the 2016 Philippine’s K to 12 Curriculum in Mathematics and Science. Keywords: K to 12 in the Philippines, Science Education, Student Perception INTRODUCTION The Philippines implemented a new curriculum which started last school year 2012-2013. The curriculum at the nation’s 9 Secondary Science schools is very similar to that of the General Secondary Schools. The curriculum emphasises the understanding and The study The Science Curriculum in Primary and Lower Secondary Grades. One of the roots of the unsatisfactory achievement of our students is our congested curriculum. Science, together with history and geography, is part of Social, Environmental, and Scientific Education (SESE) in the Primary School Curriculum in Ireland. Recent DepEd Orders. The elementary curriculum in the Philippines is overcrowded, Grades 1-3 in particular. In other words these are the children who drop out before they finish their elementary/ secondary schooling, and regarding the school curriculum, the teaching learning process, instructional materials and teacher training. science, like poetry, has made nothing happen in the Philippines- nothing that would not have happened anyhow- but clearly religious and secular authorities expected that it would, or should, transform the archipelago and its people. Throughout the vertiginous history of the Philippines, then, one This is the shift from the Basic Education Curriculum to the new K to 12 Curriculum. perceive that teachers judiciously implemented the new science curriculum (Mode = 4).