Highlights

Highlights of Focus High School 2013-2017

School Level

 

Our school is authorized by the IB to offer the Primary Years Programme. It is the only such school in the Old City of Hyderabad.
Our school received a grant of $22,000 from the International Baccalaureate to support our effort to widen access to its programmes.

 

Teachers from Thailand visit our school each year to interact with students and observe teaching practices. This programme is  organised by Orient Blackswan Publications.

 

Our school is also recognised by the Government of Telangana.

 

Our school was featured in Chamakte Sitare, a programme on ETV Urdu.

Students in Sports, Arts, & Service

 

Qasim, Mehdi and Zain of C9 earned laurels in the district level games held in New Delhi.

 

Students took part in Young Heros Tournament organised by Star Sports. They played 3 league matches.

 

Our Gardening and Safety Club students helped to clean up the garbage dump near our gate. They replaced it with a garden.

 

Under the guidance of Ms. Ramadevi, our Art teacher, our school hosted a painting exhibition.

 

Students of C10, Zainab Mujahed, Mohd. Jalaluddin Junaid, and Hussain Ali, participated in the Metro Model United Nations at The Aga Khan Academy.

 

Each month, class monitors of the high school and primary school participate in a students’ parliament to solve problems facing the school.

Students in Academics

In our first public examinations (March 2016), 33 out of 34 students passed. Ten students achieved a GPA above 8 out of 10.

 

Under the guidance of Mr. Mumeed, High School Physics Teacher, Taqi Abbas Kazmi of C9 and Shaik Mahboob received medals and certificates for their outstanding contribution in a round table on Amateur Radio at NIAR.

 

Ms. Hina Zubair, Senior Anchor, ETV Urdu, interacted with the C4 students on the know-how of anchoring.

 

Students of C9 & C10 interacted with Mir Muhammed Ali, IAS - I. G. Registration and Director, Land & Survey Records, Govt. of Kerala

 

FHS students bagged the top prizes in the Science Fair organized by Mount Mercy School! 1st prize winner - Naahi Abbas (C10) 2nd prize winner - Syed Aleemuddin (C10)

 

Kamran Jaffer of C7 won 3rd Prize in the national competition by ScienceClub.com

 

Amina Mohammad of C8, won the first prize in The Hindu Speed Reading Contest

Teachers

 

In CENTA’s Teaching Professional’s Olympiad, 3 of our teachers achieved distinction in 2015.

 

In CENTA’s Teaching Professional’s Olympiad, 4 of our teachers achieved distinction in 2016. Syed Mustafa Hussain also received the Dell Foundation’s Social Impact Award.

 

Ruhena Fathi (PYP Coordinator), Sheherbanoo Fathi (C5 teacher), and Minhaj Arastu (Principal) attended the IB Annual Conference at Hyderabad International Convention Centre on 17-19 March 2016. They made a presentation about strategies for making IB education more affordable.