NEWS & EVENTS

       2008-2009
 

followed by an interesting discussion between the children and Mr. Ijaz. Children also told him about the other endangered species around the world. This event was reported by the daily “Dawn” on January 30, 2009.

 

  • We held our “Pakistan Day” celebrations in March this year. Dr. A. H. Nayyar, an educationist and a human rights activist, was the chief guest on the occasion. This is what he had to say on the occasion,

  • “It has been a pleasure visiting this marvellous and unique school, and seeing the children perform on such educative themes. It has been a unique experience hearing the children talk about child rights, diversity of faith and ethnicity and the wonderful mix of cultures that makes Pakistan. These things are rarely touched upon in normal schools. I see that the children are truly fortunate to get the opportunity of being in this wonderful school.”

    -Dr. A. H. Nayyar

    DISCUSSIONS

  • Mr.Waseem Ahmad Khar, coordinator WWF came to the school and held a session with the children to discuss

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    FINAL ASSESSMENTS

    Keeping up with our tradition, external examiners were invited this year as well to test our children on their reading and computer skills. 78 % of the children from grades Prep., 1, and 2 read above grade level. All the children from Grade 2 read the Urdu text book designed to be used at other schools for grade 9 and they read “Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling with great ease.

     
     

    animal rights and how to preserve the endangered species.





  • Mrs. Sameena Rizavi an experienced educationist from Karachi visited the school in the month of May. Children discussed various environmental issues with her. Her remarks on the school were,

  • “Just this month I had the opportunity to visit the school. I was exceedingly impressed by the confidence, language fluency, enthusiasm, and knowledge of these children. Apart from these traits, the children displayed levels of general knowledge and understanding not commonly seen in schools. I would want my grandchildren to go to a school like this”.

     

     

     
     
     

    TRIPS

    This year was again clouded by acts of extremism in the country but despite these unfavourable circumstances, we were able to manage a few field trips during the year. Children were taken to the;

    • F – 9 Park Islamabad

    • Pepsi Jungle Kingdom

    • Golra Railway Station