SCHOOL LEVEL EDUCATION
Only 87% of Pakistani children finish primary school education. The standard national system of education is mainly inspired from the British system. Pre-school education is designed for 3–5 years old and usually consists of three stages:
- Play Group,
- Nursery and Kindergarten (also called 'KG' or 'Prep').
- Junior School - after pre-school education, students go
through junior school from grades 1 to 5.
- Middle School -
from grades 6 to 8.
- Matriculation Schooling – Student passing 9th and 10th is considered Matriculate eligible for College admission.
At middle school, mostly single-sex education is usually preferred by the community, but co-education is also common in urban cities. The curriculum is usually subject to the institution. The eight commonly examined disciplines are:
- Computer Studies
- General Science
- Modern languages
with literature i.e. Urdu and English
- Religious Education
i.e. Islamic Studies
- Social Studies
(including Geography, History, Economics, Sociology, Tourism etc.)