General Information

New Session: INSHA-ALLAH the new academic session, i.e. 2017 – 2018 will commence from Tuesday, 1st August 2017.

School Timings:
Pre-School 7:55am to 12:15pm.
Junior/ High School 7:55am to 01:50pm.

For Friday:
Pre-School 7:55am to 11:15am.
Junior / High School 7:55am to 12:30pm

Note: The School gate will be closed after the assembly. Please comply with and avoid unnecessary arguments.

Uniforms & Books:
Students are instructed to attend their classes in neat and complete prescribed uniforms as well as with text books and exercise books. Uniforms and books will be available from prescribed seller. The school copies will be handed over to the students on the first day of school in their respective class.

School Transport:
Transport services are available for the convenience of the students / parents.
Parents seeking transport facility are hereby advised to contact the concerned transport contractor during school hours. Mr. Rizwan (0321-2672081 ; 0307 – 2422636)

Absences:
Attendance at school is extremely important. Absences must be kept to an absolute minimum in order to ensure success in school. Parents are requested to call the school between 08.00 and 08.45 if a child is to stay absent in a particular day and send the leave application on the next day along with your ward. Absent days are totalled at the end of the academic year and these will denote the attendance comment recorded at the end of the school year.
Lateness should be avoided at all times. Children who are late for school not only interfere with their own educational development, but also with that of their peers.

Parents’ – Teachers’ Meetings:
The Parents’ – Teachers’ Meetings are arranged for the improvement of facilities and welfare of student and to initiate community involvements in academic activities and to improve the quality of education. It is mandatory for all parents to attend the PTM as it plays a key role in the academic progress of the child. Attending these meetings are mandatory for all parents. These meetings will be arranged on the campus in the following months.

Meeting No. 1: In the month of October 2017
Meeting No. 2: In the month of January 2018
Meeting No. 3: In the month of April 2018

Academic Head Meeting Time:
A meeting with the Academic Head is only possible after having a prior appointment from the reception desk of the campus.

Schedule for Assessment:
Regarding examination system, it must be mentioned here that our examination system will consist of three terms:
(i) Fall Term Examination
(ii) Spring Term Examination
(iii) Summer Term Examination

Besides this, for the purpose of evaluating pupil`s academic progress during the course of the year the school has adopted the following:
(a) Class test / Assessment / Activities
(b) Several quick revision Tests
(c) Term Project

The marks obtained by the students in First Term, Second Term and Final Term Examination will be submerged together to give an aggregated result of the whole year. Parents must ensure that students are committed to attend all these examinations without any failure or otherwise their performance will suffer in the Annual Result.

Oral Examination
English, Urdu poetry/group discussion and Islamiat/Quranic verses have been added to the syllabus aiming to develop & augment the memorizing capability of students as well as to impart them the practice of perfect pronunciations and to introduce to them the poetic values and appreciation of literary work. Every year in all the three term examinations the oral examination will be conducted separately. It is obligatory for all the students to take and pass the oral examination.

Fall Term:
It covers the period from 1st August 2017 to 20th October 2017. First Term Examination will be held in the month of October 2017.

Spring Term:
It covers the period from 1st November 2017 to 31st January 2018. Second Term Examination will be held in the month of February 2018.

Summer Term:
It covers the period from 12th February 2018 to 30th April 2018. Annual Examination will be held in the month of May 2018.

For Students of Classes IX – X Appearing Through Board of Secondary Education Karachi for SSC-I & SSC-II Examination 2017-2018
The course of above mentioned students shall be completed by the month of January 2018.
Grand Test & Preliminary Examination will be scheduled in the month of February & March 2018.

Mock Exams for Cambridge Students
Mock Examination for students appearing in May & June Cambridge International Examination will be held in the last week of March 2018. It is mandatory for all students to take and clear these exams with a fair aggregate of above 60%.

Sports/Co-curricular Activities
A student is the pioneer of all activities in all fields of life. Therefore, in order to obtain this vital target our students should not be kept in the classes for the knowledge of the syllabus education, but it is also our responsibility to bring them out in the field of the outdoor education which has a wonderful name of sports /co-curricular activities. We already know the importance of sports/co-curricular activities which has been attached with the proverb “A sound mind nurtures a sound body”, that is why our students who are the torchbearers of the future must be brought forward into the field of sports /co-curricular activities so that they avail the spirit and power for the endeavor and struggle during their life.

Field trips/Excursions:
The school arranges field trips and excursions for all levels in order to build the vision of the student and to inculcate the confidence through exposure to the practical world. Parents are requested to make their children participate in such activities as these are vital to raise the student’s morale towards academics.

Term Calendar:
A term calendar is published by the school on its website from where it can be downloaded by parents and students.

Change of Arrangements:
If your child is going home with someone else, or there is a change in routine in some way, please inform the reception desk by writing a note. Likewise, if you are taking your child out of school early, for example for a medical appointment, please inform the class teacher.

Change of Address and Telephone Number:
In order to keep our contact information up-to-date, please inform the office immediately if your address or telephone number changes. This information may be needed to contact you in the event of an emergency.

Uncertain Holidays:
Parents may check the website of the school or the school’s page on Facebook to make sure if there is a holiday in case of any uncertain condition in the city or any other information. Parents will be called and informed if the condition of the city deteriorates during school hours.

Parent Feedback:
The school welcomes feedback and admires parents who take keen interest in the schooling of their child. A feedback form is available on the website and a hard copy is also provided by the school.

Inter School Transfer Facility:
To facilitate the students according to their requirement the system of inter school transfer scheme has been introduced in our following branches.

DHAKA SECONDARY SCHOOL (CAMPUS-I)
BS-15/1, Federal B. Area, Karachi. Tel: 36826381, 36826389

DHAKA SECONDARY SCHOOL (CAMPUS-II)
ST-5, Sector 11-L, North Karachi, Karachi. Tel: 36956195, 36972433

Any further information regarding the school may be taken through email info@dhakagroup.edu.pk or by calling the school numbers during office hours.