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Academics


Curriculum

The school follows British Curriculum which leads to IGCSE of University of Cambridge and ‘O’ Level Examination in Science and Commerce group.

‘O’ – Level

Academic Sessions

First Term
September to December
Second Term
January to April
Third Term
April to June
Annual Exams
May to June


Sep – Jun


Subjects

British Curriculum is being followed which leads to IGCSE/G.C.E. ’O’ level Examination of University of Cambridge. 

  • Languages
    • English,
    • Arabic,
    • Higher Arabic,
    • Urdu and
    • Bengali.
  • Islamic Studies in English and Arabic
  • Computers
  • Physical Excercise
  • Arts and Crafts
  • General Science
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Biology
  • Commercial Subject
    • Accounts
    • Economics
    • Business Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies

Choice of Educational Streams

The selection of educational stream is specified to students at the end of 8th Grade for the forthcoming Cambridge Secondary – 2 phase of learning (9th – Grade / Science or Commerce stream). The preference of Science / Commerce is solely provided, based on their academic proficiency and aptitude towards the educational courses. 

The notification regarding the educational stream is send to parents at the end of 8th grade. Those students who are failing in Science subjects for the current academic year will not be offered Science Group / Stream in grade 9.The ultimate decision of allotment is taken by the school authority as per the criteria of selection. 

Second Language is obligatory for Non-Arabs likewise no exemption of Urdu and Bengali for Pakistani and Bengali students respectively. 

All subjects are compulsory for students as per the school curriculum, none of the subjects are optional (Comes under school curriculum policy).

Important:  

  • Students have to sit for IGCSE/GCE O’ Level examination for all the subjects taught at the school.  
  • Students are NOT allowed to change the year of registration for IGCSE/GCE O ’Level examination.  
  • Students of grade X will only be allowed to sit for IGCSE/GCE Examination in EVM and Second Languages.
  • Rest of the Subjects are registered in grade XI.

Encouragement and Motivation

In order to encourage and motivate the students, the school awards, certificates and prize to the talented student achievement in

Academic Field

  • Ranks
  • Percentage
  • Attendance

Co-Curricular Activities

  • Prizes
  • Trophies
  • Certificates

Academic cum Curricular

  • Aamership (Perfects)
  • House Captainship

School Activities

Our school gives a lot of emphasis on extra and co-curricular activities. Students are provided with regular field / educational trips. Every year the school organizes 

  • Inter-school U10 Cricket Tournament 
  • Qirat Competitions (Quran Recitation)
  • Annual Sports Day
  • Science Project Exhibition.

School Laboratories

The school has fully equipped state of the art, spacious

  • Physics Lab
  • Chemistry Lab
  • Biology Lab

School Library

Ample reading and reference books are provided to the students to enhance their reading skills and facilitate additional support to their learning abilities.

School Clinic

Safety and well being of the students is paramount. We have excellent medical first aid facility for the school with highly qualified, dedicated and experianced in-house doctor and nurses.

Open House

Parents are provided a valuable opportunity to personally discuss with the subject teacher for the progress of their wards.

Assessment Policy

Using the principles and process of assessment, we aim to: 
EYFS
  • Monitor progress and support learning.
  • Recognize the achievements of pupils.
  • Guide future planning, teaching and curriculum development.
  • Inform parents and the wider community of pupil achievements.
  • Constantly looking for engagement, motivation and thinking.
  • Assess students fortnightly on the goals and in terms of Expecting, Emerging and exceeding.
  • The assessment for learning sheet is a working document.
  • The assessment in EYFS is ONGOING.
  • Teachers assess the materials which illustrate the child’s learning journey.
  • EYFS agenda to monitor data.
  • Summative Assessment at the end of each (three) term
Junior School (Grades 1- 6)
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Internal assessments, quizzes and project work
  • Self evaluation
  • Formative assessments
  • Scientific enquiry tests
  • Scientific vocabulary test
  • Assignments/Projects with rubrics.
  • Student made presentations
  • Cambridge progression tests
  • ACER /IBT for 3-6 grades Other external exams such as TIMSS, PISA and PIRLS
  • Observations during activities
  • Summative Assessment at the end of each (three) term.
  • Target sheets
  • Record of student’s progress over time.
  • Students tracking sheet for scientific enquiry and other strands.
  • Skill based test to prepare the students for international tests.
  • Skill test at the end of the year to assess the skills in targeted areas.
  • Assessment for learning strategies
  • Math Quizzes
  • Mental Math Test
  • Maintain student portfolios and note books with self-evaluation rubrics, Internal assessment and teacher / peer/pair feed-back and diagnostic comments with evidences that focus on the all-round development of the student with more focus on the verbal skills, proficiency in mechanics of writing, personal skills , scientific skill and problem solving skill.

Secondary School (Grades 7 -11)
  • Differentiated assessments
  • Peer assessment
  • Group assessment
  • Math Quizzes
  • Mental Math Test
  • Cambridge progression tests.
  • ACER /IBT for 7-9 grades.
  • Other external exams such as TIMSS, PISA and PIRLS
  • Students tracking sheet for scientific enquiry and other strands
  • Skill based test to prepare the students for international tests
  • Skill test at the end of the year to assess the skills in targeted areas
  • Assessment for learning strategies
  • Assignments/Projects with rubrics
  • Student made presentations
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Internal assessments, quizzes and project work
  • Self -evaluation
  • Formative assessments
  • Scientific enquiry tests
  • Cambridge Checkpoint assessments
  • IGCSE Exam
  • Summative Assessment at the end of each (three) term.
  • Maintain student portfolios and note books with self -evaluation rubrics, Internal assessment and teacher / peer/pair feed-back and diagnostic comments with evidences that focus on the all-round development of the student with more focus on the verbal skills, proficiency in mechanics of writing, personal skills , scientific skill and problem solving skill. 

Promotion and retention policies: 


All students in EYFS and grades 1-2 will be promoted to the next grade level, except in rare circumstances. The decision to retain a student in a grade level will only be taken if : students who are not meeting learning expectations for their grade level, will be identified during the course of the school year.  

  • Minimum 95% attendance is required to be considered for Promotion to the next higher grade. 
  • GRADES 3-10 Students must pass in all the subjects. 
  • Minimum passing mark is 50%.  
  • Minimum 95% attendance is required to be considered for Promotion to the next higher grade.  

Re-Sit is considered only in final examination on medical grounds, by timely submission of medical certificate. Re-Sit is considered when a student fails in the final examination in not more than three subjects if he has passed in the previous two terms. Students who fail in the same Class /Grade for two consecutive years will not be retained in the school for the third year.