In O Level class 9, 10 and 11 the streams of science, commerce and humanity are offered at Credo School.
Important: As per the requirement of A Level and future career paths, a candidate has the option to choose either Biology or Computer Science in O Level Science stream. Moreover, in both the Science and Commerce streams, a candidate has the option to choose from Additional Mathematics or Sociology. Compulsory Subjects in Grade 9, 10 and 11 include English, Islamiyat, Mathematics, Pakistan Studies and Urdu (Second Language).
Credo School believes that a child simply does not need private tuition especially if the school provides a durable method of providing education.
The tuition-free strategy of Credo School foremost comprises of the finest faculty there is in Karachi. Therefore, if the person teaching the subject is exemplary then there is simply no need for a student to visit any center for private coaching.
Secondly, unlike in most schools and especially in O Level classes, the syllabus is continued over a period of three years. At Credo however, the syllabus is started from scratch every year and thus students are reinforced with knowledge and the need for tuition does not arise.
For this strategy to work effectively, parents must ensure that their child maintains a minimum 90% attendance every month and that the child’s home-study is implemented with commitment.
Credo School conducts two examinations in an academic year; one in December which are the mid-term examinations and the other in April as the final or mock examinations. These examinations are besides the monthly subject assessments which carry a wright in the overall grade of the student.
Students are provided home work in all the classes and parents must enquire about their academic progress on a daily basis. The two parent teacher meetings during the year additionally aid the parents to understand the progression of their child.
In O Level examinations, one of the key methods of achieving success is solving past papers. Unlike in most schools where past papers are simply provided to the child to be attempted at home, in Credo it is ensured that as much past papers are solved in school as possible and then checked because only upon checking the answers will a student be able to adjust academic efforts.
Credo provides its students with study material including teachers’ notes, booklets, handouts and past papers, which also play a key role in strengthening the tuition-free strategy.
For O Level classes after the mock examinations, students are not given preparatory leave for CAIE examinations. Instead, it is made mandatory for students to attend revision workshops of different subjects which literally caps up the overall exam preparation.
At Credo School, a dynamic counselling department exists for the larger well-being of the students both in terms of academics and their good health; this also includes providing correct guidance on career paths. Key areas that are addressed include: