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Yathama School

In 1993, the Board embarked on a programme to construct and administer a school of its own, the project was to be carried out in three stages over a period of five years. The school curricular would comprise of both Secular and Madrasa education programs. A standard syllabus approved by the state was to embraces the school's academic curriculum.

The school commenced operations in 1994, gradually expanding to 600 students as at date.

Education

At present, the education provided to the orphans is focused on three areas. They are,

Secular education
Religious education
Vocational training

Secular Education

Education is over a period of 13 years and is provided at three levels, i.e.

• Primary (years 1 - 5)
• Post Primary (years 6 - 11)
• Secondary (years 12 - 13)

Examinations are held bi-annually by the state Examinations Department. Year-end examinations determine the student's eligibility for promotion to the next grade. Public examination is held at year 11 and qualifying students become eligible to follow secondary education.
On successful completion of secondary education, students obtaining adequate aggregate marks at the year 13 public examinations become eligible for university education.

Societies

The extra curricular activities in the school is expanded through numerous societies to provide students with more opportunities to develop their individual talents, while fostering qualities of leadership and responsibility, to help develop in the student an all round personality. The numerous sports activities continue to draw in a large number of students.