Life of an FPSonian
Each student, at the time of admission, is allotted one of the following houses:
House system promotes team building and healthy competition between students.
The Photography Club explores the connection between the eye, the camera, and the spirit by fostering the growth of artistic vision and technical knowledge. The Club provides an informal, friendly, and supportive environment for student photographers at all grade levels and with interests in all types of photographic imagery. The Club offers a means for members to share ideas and knowledge with each other, and promotes an interest in photography throughout the school by photographic coverage and sharing on social media of events at FPS. At the after school club activities we invite guest speakers, photographers such as Ahmed Jalbani, Ali Khursheed and Noor-ul-ain from prominent universities such as Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, who share diverse perspectives and skills in photography and conduct workshops with the students to enhance their skills. Photography competitions are also held to promote young talent. Field trips are also planned to provide interesting photographic opportunities for members.
Information Technology Club
The Information Technology Club has a mission to promote knowledge of Information Technology and its application in student life through engaging workshops on creating presentations and videos and to encourage students to incorporate the use of media as a part of their learning process. The IT Club uses ways and means to expand and enrich the knowledge among students who are interested in the innovations in IT. The club endeavors to organize field trips for students to learn the scope of I.T related professional fields and their value in the world today.
Arts and Craft Club
The Arts and Craft Club’s primary purpose is to promote the fine arts in the fields of painting, drawing, and sculpture. The Club Leaders strive to produce and promote art through workshops and exhibitions that foster an understanding of art and its inherent diversity. Students from all grade levels have the opportunity to enhance their skills and display their creative talents. The after school activities are brimming with creativity and music to engage all the senses of the students and keep them actively involved.
The Leadership Club helps students discover their full potential as leaders. The after school club activities gives students a threshold to participate and practice their skills in public speaking through workshops given by guest speakers from prominent universities such as IBA’s Leadership Club and representatives from other walks of life. The goal of the club leaders is to train students from all grade levels to later serve the community through taking on roles of leadership in their future pursuits. In this club, students learn the importance of social responsibility and service to others. The Leadership Club meets during after school club activities and members also participate in school events with regards to planning and implementation.
The Science Club is dedicated to spark students’ interest and love for science, technology, engineering and environment through hands-on discovery. The club leaders have a mission to ignite scientific curiosity in children so that they, question intelligently, learn through discovery, connect scientific knowledge to their world and consider a career in science. Every student is actively engaged in seeing, doing and understanding of science in the after school activities. This club engages the students into thinking scientifically about the world and its happenings by engaging the young minds in creating new and innovative science projects.
Drama Club strives to enhance student’s knowledge in the theatre arts. The club offers students an opportunity to perform age appropriate theatrical plays or impromptu skits to promote confidence which enhances their ability of public speaking. Students are also exposed to areas such as acting, vocal performance, audio control, stage design and various advertising tools to help promote an upcoming performance. In general, the club offers students opportunities in creating, building, and performing a theatrical show. Guest speakers from the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture and School of Urban Movement have been invited to conduct engaging workshops for the students to enhance and develop their natural talent as well as cultivate a passion in those students who are interested in participating.
The Music Club strives to promote the love of music by giving all those with hidden talent the platform to perform at after school activities. The Music club conducts auditions through which future promising members of the FPS band ‘FPS Revolution’ are discovered and recruited. These artists are given the opportunity to perform at various events and display their talent which cultivates their self-confidence.
Save our Zoo
The Save Our Zoo Programme is a project of Foundation Public School. It was initiated in 2010 by a group of passionate A level students of the Student Council to re-establish the bond between man and nature, and to rekindle the love for animals.The Karachi Zoo is our cultural heritage and it is our prime responsibility as citizens of Pakistan to take care it. Our objective is to uplift the general appearance of the zoo and to spread awareness about our role towards the animals and the upkeep of the zoo.
Community service has always been an integral part of FPS. We believe that students must take part in the various community service activities offered by the school so that they may have compassion and empathy for others in their hearts. We offer our students a broad spectrum of different areas and types of community service.
Sports helps us develop healthy competition amongst students. Various events are planned every year to promote the spirit of sports in the young leaders of our nation.
Foundation United Soccer Academy (FUSA)
Foundation United Soccer Academy (FUSA) was initiated to foster the talents of our students in the field of soccer. It is located at KDA, where students are enrolled and trained under qualified coaches. click here to find out more about FUSA.
Training And Learning
FPS strongly believes in 360° training and development for our teaching staff. Our prime focus is to train teachers to adapt to the teaching methodologies of today’s time and keep pace with the evolving pedagogical skills and strategies. Regular training sessions are conducted on In-Service Saturdays and weekly after school by various in-house and outside presenters. FPS is also affiliated with national and international institutions around the world where teachers and administrative staff are sent to attend conferences and workshops. Cheryl Watkins, Nancy Testa, Frances Ryan, Marlene McCormick are some of the renowned trainers from United States of America who have been invited to train the teaching faculty.