30 May 2008
KARACHI: Karachi High School has been awarded membership of the Cambridge International Primary Programme, as well as the Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme by the University of Cambridge International Examinations.
Karachi High School will be able to use the Cambridge International Primary Programme, which helps teacher develop Mathematics, English and Science skills and knowledge in children aged three to eleven. The Cambridge International Primary Programme provides guidance for curriculum development and classroom teaching and learning, and it allows teacher to assess children's learning as they progress.
The Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme is a framework for educational success for students approximately 11-14 years old. It builds on the primary stage, and develops children's knowledge and skills in Mathematics, English and Science.
Karachi High School has offered the Cambridge GCE O-Level examinations since 2000 and now offers IGCSE to its students. The first batch will be sent in 2010.
Ann Puntis, Chief Executive of University of Cambridge International Examination said: "We are delighted that Karachi High School has taken this step to provide young students with the best possible education. By implementing the Cambridge International Programme, Karachi High School is using an international curriculum that will be of great benefit to their students". pr