Academics

The Academic year is from 1st April to 31st March. Whole academic program is explained under the following headings:

Curriculum and Syllabus
 
KG Section
The curriculum is based on the six areas of learning as laid down in the Curriculum Guidance for the Foundation Stage. These are as follows:
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development: Developing skills such as dressing/undressing independently; managing personal hygiene; behaving according to the social and school expectations; cooperating with others; building confidence
  • Communication, Language and Literacy
  • Developing speaking and listening, reading and writing
  • Problem solving, Reasoning, Numeracy and simple Addition and Subtraction
  • Counting, number recognition, mathematical language
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the World
  • Helping to make sense of the world, forming the foundation for later work in Science, History and Geography.
  • Physical Development
  • Developing skills in different Games and to develop sports man spirit.
  • Creative Development
  • Art, show and tell
The kids of KG section study Oxford Syllabus harmonized with some School’s own printed books.
 
Junior Section (Class 1 to 5)
The students in junior section study following subjects:
1.  English                      (Modern Oxford)
2.  Urdu                          (Punjab Text Book Board)
3.  Mathematics              (Oxford)
4.  Science                     (Oxford)
5.  Social Studies            (Oxford)
6.  Computer                   (Oxford)
7.  Arabic                        (Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States)
8.  Islamic Education       (Ad-Darut Ta’limiyyah Makkah)
 
Middle Section (Class 6 to 8)
The students in Middle section study following subjects:
1.  English                      (Intensive Course in English)
2.  Urdu                          (Punjab Text Book Board)
3.  Mathematics              (Punjab Text Book Board)
4.  Science                     (Punjab Text Book Board)
5.  Social Studies            (Oxford)
6.  Computer                   (Oxford)
7.  Arabic                        (Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States)
8.  Islamic Education       (Ad-Darut Ta’limiyyah Makkah)
 
SSC Classes (Class 9 to 10)
SSC student have to study the curriculum prescribed by the FBISE (Federal Board  of
Intermediate and Secondary Education), Islamabad.
Subject Combinations
Mathematics, English, Urdu, Islamic Studies (SSC-1) and Pakistan Studies (SSC-2) are compulsory subjects. A group of three more subjects may be chosen from these:
1.  Science Groups
a.  Physics, Chemistry, Biology
b.  Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science

2.  Humanities Group

In this group General Science is compulsory subject and two more subjects may be chosen from following:
1. Civics    2. Islamic Studies (Optional)   3. Outlines of Home Economics    4. Clothing and Textile
5. Computer Science
Note:  Non-Pakistani students have the option of choosing “ Geography of Pakistan” instead of Urdu.
 
HSSC Classes (Class 11 to 12)
HSSC student have to study the curriculum prescribed by the FBISE (Federal Board  of Intermediate and Secondary Education), Islamabad.
Subject Combinations
English, Urdu, Islamic Studies (HSSC-1) and Pakistan Studies (HSSC-2) are compulsory subjects. A group of three more subjects may be chosen from these:
a.  Pre-Medical: 
Physics, Chemistry, Biology

b.  Pre-Engineering:
 
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

c.
  Science General: 
Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science

d.  Humanities Group:

Any three subjects may be chosen from the following:
1. Mathematics    2. Computer Science   3. Economics    4. Outlines of Home Economics   
5. Arabic   6. Education   7. Civics   8. Islamic History
Note:  Non-Pakistani students have the option of choosing “ Pakistani Culture” instead of Urdu.
 
Scheme of Studies
A comprehensive Scheme of Studies for the whole academic session is prepared by experienced and specialist teachers. The scheme of studies is also provided to all the students.
 
Medium of Instruction
Medium of instruction in the classrooms at Dar ul Hijrah is predominantly English but there is some mixing of our national language also, to ensure the clearance of concepts of linguistically weaker students. Children are encouraged to speak English at all opportunities throughout the school day.
 
Examination System
The Academic Year is divided into two terms i.e. 1st Term and 2nd Term
1st Term : It consists of two Assessment Tests and 1st Term Exams
2nd Term: It consists of two Assessment Tests and 2nd Term Exams

  • Average of the assessment tests is given 25% waitage in the result of a term.
  • At the end of the year cumulative result is announced which includes the results of 1st and 2nd term exams.
  • Positions are decided on the basis of cumulative result of the two terms.
  • In case of using unfair means during examination, the paper may be cancelled.
  • Missed paper will not be taken on any cost.
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    Promotion Policy
    A student will be promoted to next class if:
    He/ She secures at least 40% marks.
    He/ She is not fail in more than two subjects.
    He/ She is not fail in more than one main subjects (English, Urdu, Maths, Science).
    His/ Her attendance is not less than 75%
    He/ She has no objection on his behavior and moral character.