Academic Policy @ PISJ
ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

The structure of the Academic Programme is as follows:

Academic Level Classes Years
Primary Level Preparatory to V Six (6)
Middle Level VI to VIII Three (3)
Secondary Level IX-X Two (2)
Higher Secondary Level XI-XII Two (2)
MEDIUMS OF INSTRUCTIONS
There are three mediums of instructions in the school:
  • Urdu
  • English
  • Sindhi
COURSES OF STUDY
The various courses offered at the Primary, Middle, Secondary, and Higher Secondary levels are:

PRIMARY LEVEL
Boys (Classes Preparatory to V) Girls (Classes Preparatory to IV)
  1. English
  2. Urdu
  3. Islamiat
  4. Social Studies
  5. General Science
  6. Mathematics
  7. Drawing
  8. Arabic
  9. Saudi Studies (from class III)
  10. General Knowledge (Prep Class)
  1. English
  2. Urdu
  3. Islamiat
  4. Social Studies
  5. General Science
  6. Mathematics
  7. Drawing
  8. Arabic
  9. Saudi Studies (from class III)
  10. General Knowledge (Prep Class)
MIDDLE LEVEL (Classes V to VIII)
Boys Girls
  1. English
  2. Urdu
  3. Islamiat
  4. Social Studies
  5. General Science
  6. Mathematics
  7. Drawing
  8. Arabic
  9. Saudi Studies
  1. English
  2. Urdu
  3. Islamiat
  4. Social Studies
  5. General Science
  6. Mathematics
  7. Drawing
  8. Arabic
  9. Saudi Studies
SECONDARY LEVEL (Classes IX-X)
Boys Girls
  1. English
  2. Urdu / Urdu Salees
  3. Islamiat
  4. Pakistan Studies
  5. Physics
  6. Chemistry
  7. Mathematics
  8. Biologoy / Computer Studies
  9. General Science
  10. Civics / Arabic
  11. Islamic Studies
  12. Sindhi
  1. English
  2. Urdu / Urdu Salees
  3. Islamiat
  4. Pakistan Studies
  5. Physics
  6. Chemistry
  7. Mathematics
  8. Biologoy / Computer Studies
  9. General Science
  10. Elements of Home Economics
  11. Related Arts
  12. Islamic Studies
  13. Fine Arts
  14. Food & Nutrition
HIGHER SECONDARY LEVEL (Classes XI-XII)
SCIENCE, PRE-ENGINEERING and PRE-MEDICAL
Boys Girls
  1. English
  2. Urdu
  3. Pakistan Studies
  4. Islamic Education
  5. Physics
  6. Chemistry
  7. Mathematics / Biology
  1. English
  2. Urdu
  3. Pakistan Studies
  4. Islamic Education
  5. Physics
  6. Chemistry
  7. Mathematics / Biology
HUMANITIES GROUP
Boys Girls
  1. English
  2. Urdu
  3. Pakistan Studies
  4. Islamic Education (Compulsory)
  5. History of Pakistan
  6. Economics
  7. Civics
  8. Islamic Studies
  1. English
  2. Urdu
  3. Pakistan Studies
  4. Islamic Education
  5. Education
  6. Elements of Home Economics
  7. Islamic Studies
  8. Fine Arts
  9. Islamic History
  10. Economics
SCIENCE GENERAL GROUP
Boys Girls
  1. English
  2. Urdu
  3. Pakistan Studies
  4. Islamic Education
  5. Mathematics
  6. Computer Studies
  7. Physics
  1. English
  2. Urdu
  3. Pakistan Studies
  4. Islamic Education
  5. Mathematics
  6. Statistics / Economics
  7. Computer Science
COMMERCE GROUP
Boys
  1. English
  2. Urdu
  3. Pakistan Studies
  4. Islamic Education
  5. Principles of Commerce & Banking
  6. Principles of Economics, Comm. Geo. of the World
  7. Principles of Accounting
  8. Business Mathematics and Statistics
SCHEME OF STUDIES
A scheme of studies is prepared by the faculty on a yearly basis according to the prescribed textbooks. This is provided to the students at the commencement of each academic session.
TEXT BOOKS

Prescribed text books from Prep to XII classes are available at the Book Shop of the School.

EXAMINATIONS AND PROGRESS REPORT

Examinations, divided into two terms, are conducted for periodical evaluation. Report Cards are issued twice a year which have to be signed by parents/ guardians and returned. Monthly tests are conducted regularly and carry about 10% weightage in the annual evaluation.

Annual examinations for SSC Part-I & II and HSSC Part-I & II are held between March and April. The Board results (Marks sheets) are available to students / parents/ guardians when they are received from the Federal Board Islamabad. Original certificates are issued by the Federal Board a year after the examinations.

DETERMINATION OF PRIZE WINNING POSITIONS

First three positions for prizes shall be calculated section-wise on the basis of Annual Examination provided the student has cleared all the subjects and obtained 70% marks or above.

MEDALS

Medal positions are calculated on the basis of Board’s examination results. However, a student must get at least A Grade.

PASSING CRITERIA
  • Pass percentage in each subject at all levels and in aggregate is 33%.
  • A student failing in any subject in half yearly examination is declared "failed".
BEST STUDENT OF THE CLASS

A student whose overall performance i.e. his/her academic record, conduct and behaviour, extracurricular activities, outfit and attendance is found to be the best during a month shall be declared the “Best Student of the Class”.

TEACHERS/FACULTY

Pakistan International School Jeddah recognizes that the performance of the students largely depends on the faculty, its qualification, experience and capability. The School endeavors to maintain a teaching staff endowed with initiative, drive and integrity of character. Their aim is to maintain a cordial atmosphere with and among the students and assist them in the fulfillment of the school programme.

PARENTS' PARTICIPATION

The School encourages the parents in monitoring the progress of their children. Quarterly ‘parent -teachers’ meetings are scheduled to facilitate this purpose. The parents are always welcome to discuss important issues with the Principal and the Staff and give their valued suggestions.