In years 7, 8 and 9 the boys follow a core curriculum of Mathematics, English, Urdu, History, Geography, Science, Information Technology, Islamiat, Pakistan Studies, Art, Music and Technology (metalwork and woodwork)
In years 10 and II, the boys will specialise, ending by appearing for eight or more University of Cambridge IGCSE/O Level Examinations.
In the Upper School, the students will take the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)
Thus the Hub School curriculum will provide a wide range of career opportunities
English is the main language of instruction at The Hub School. It is a universal language and as such it is essential that our students have an excellent command of it.
Even though the thorough knowledge of a language is crucial, the boys also need to have the confidence to use their skills. For this reason, at The Hub School we place great emphasis on debate, drama, essay writing, letter writing, assemblies, presentations and preparation of portfolios, all essential for the boys to use and perfect their skills.
Urdu is the national language of Pakistan; our focus is to create pride in the learning of Urdu amongst the pupils, therefore it is essential for the boys to excel in it. The emphasis is on its proper usage through debate, drama, essay writing, letter writing, assemblies and presentations and preparation of portfolios in Urdu in order to develop a sound command of the language and appreciation of Urdu literature. The school will hold Annual Mushaira competitions and Urdu theatre presentations.
The Hub School believes in offering a wider choice of learning. It offers a third language: French, Spanish, Persian or Arabic, studied as part of the students' extra-curricular activities in the lower school.
The importance of Mathematics cannot be over-emphasised. Whether in accountancy, book-keeping, budget preparation, architecture or IT, Mathematics is an essential part of life. With our small class sizes and up-to-date equipment, Mathematics is fun, yet challenging.
Computers play an ever important role in our lives. At The Hub School all students have access to computers in the classroom and in our two fully equipped computer laboratories. Pupils learn the applications of computing and also the use of computer technology for accessing information and research materials.
Science subjects are part of the core curriculum. Our focus is on practical and conceptual knowledge of the Sciences. We are extremely fortunate in having six large, fully equipped laboratories with ample preparation and storage space. A carefully controlled programme of discovery and learning leads the boys into the understanding of the incredible achievements of man and the environmental issues he has created.
Of course, being a Boarding School, Science does not stop when the classes end. Sciences are supported by an extensive school farm where the boys have practical experience of agriculture. There is also an observatory on the roof where the boys can study the planets and stars.
Traditionally, History, Geography and Social Sciences have been about learning facts and dates. History has always been written by the winning side. The resources available in the library and on the Internet empower the boys to undertake independent research and look at the original evidence available to get a true picture of events
The underlying principles of Humanities apply to most events in the world and therefore at The Hub School we teach a mixture of World History and Geography in the context of Regional History leading to the creation of Pakistan. This part of the Humanities Curriculum covers the development of Pakistan in greater detail.
As a school in Pakistan, the boys must learn the history and traditions, which is their heritage. Pakistan Studies therefore forms an integral backbone of our Humanities programme.
Art increases understanding of the great masters, contemporary and regional. It is a universal subject that bonds cultures, societies and peoples. The pupils study the history of art, identify the styles of-work and the evolution from early art to post-modernism. They use their own skills and styles to master the medium of expression in fine arts, on the potter's wheel or in ceramics.
The effects art has on our lives are important, whether in the presentation of a report, decorating the house or office or advertising a product.
At The Hub School, boys learn to appreciate all types of music, both regional and traditional and also learn to read and play. Although they may start with the simple recorder, most will join the school choir, orchestra or one of the school bands
Dance, drama, speech-making and debate, all help to build confidence in the boys.
Regular assemblies, productions and group competitions give them, either as individuals or as groups, the chance to use their communication skills in different situations.
The use of body language, the ability to argue rationally and firmly and the ability to speak clearly and logically are all part of their education.
The Hub School is very proud to be one of the few schools in Pakistan with purpose-built technology workshops where boys love making things.
For many these skills will lead to a hobby of a lifetime and of course for those going into engineering or related areas, there is no substitute for practical knowledge. The Hub School also teaches culinary arts to boys who are interested.
On the playing field, as in the classroom, the School promotes citizenship and leadership, teaches sportsmanship and fair play and instils in the boys a life-long commitment to positive physical and emotional habits.
The range of sporting activities at the School is limitless. Of course, we have the traditional team sports such as cricket, football, squash, basketball, swimming and our national sport, hockey, but also equestrian sports, water sports, golf and indeed any sport for which there is a demand. All round growth requires an all round education.
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