Starting from Karachi, this school network has reached to over 49 cities in Pakistan and is continuously expanding. The Uniform curriculum makes it easy for parents to move their children from one branch to another. The curriculum is UK based and lead students to qualify for IGCSE and O/A Level exams.
Their graduates secure admission in top ranking world universities. This article has all the details about the school, including The City School History.
|Name:||The City School|
|Motto:||I am to learn|
|Uniform Color:||Maroon and White|
|Avg Class Size||Kindergarten – A Level|
The City School History
It was founded in 1978 in Karachi. Now it is among the largest network of private schools with campuses in all big cities of Pakistan.
Besides helping students excel in study school, school administration also struggles to teach a thirst for knowledge and learning for the rest of their lives.
The school aims to continuously expand its capabilities to fulfill the demands and requirements for high-quality education.
Board of Directors
Dr. Uzma Javaid is the director of studies. Aurangzaib Feroz is CEO, and Maher Ali is HR.
Number of Students
Currently, there are 150,000 students in 153 branches, which are located in forty-nine cities.
Branches Across Pakistan
Branches are located in Abbottabad, Attock, Bahawalpur, Bannu, Burewala, Chakwal, Chashma, D.G. Khan, D.I. Khan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Jhang, Karachi, Kasur, Khairpur, Kharian, Khanewal, Khushab, Kohat, Kot Addu, Lahore, Sukkur, Swat, Swabi, Thatta, Vehari, Wah Cantt.
The uniform was of plain white shirts with maroon collar and slash for girls, but this uniform was replaced in 2019 with short white shirts with tights. Blue color with some combination of yellow has replaced maroon color. For boys, the uniform consists of white shirts with grey pants. The maroon blazer has been replaced with the blue.
In 2019 school received heavy criticism for changing the uniform for girls. Uniform notification stirred the social media, and people criticized the uniform consisting of short shirts with tights. They called it vulgarity and money-making tactics and stated that uniforms should be decent and long enough to adequately cover body parts.
The school encourages and promotes extra-curricular activities in all branches. Students are motivated to learn leadership qualities, new skills, organize events, teamwork, and conduct programs through these activities.
The school arranges Educational Tours for students to get a chance to travel to various countries and comprehend their culture, lifestyles, and education system. It also widens their vision, gives them exposure, and develop their tourism and adventurous skills.
It also helps them select their future destination for higher studies as many want to go abroad for higher studies.
Summer schools encourage students to participate in charity programs such as Care Foundation, SKMH (Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital), Kashf Foundation, Sun Rise Institute, Plan 9, Ali Institute, and many others. These internships help students to understand different professions and inculcate a sense of management and responsibility.
The Youth Program
The youth program consists of the ‘Adventure Hospitality Program,’ ‘Corporate Social Responsibility,’ and ‘Citizenship Program.’ These programs equip students to turn out to be responsible, productive, and resourceful citizens.
This program’s initiatives include empathy and sensitivity towards minorities and underprivileged, human rights, waste management, and recycling. Participation in these programs enables students to contribute their part to society and become open to inclusiveness.
For junior students, movie day is arranged in which children watch animated movies and their fellows and friends in a cinema.
Rules and Regulations
Not only The City School excels in education but also a disciplined school environment. Discipline policies are strictly implemented to maintain a well-balanced learning environment and provide safety and protection to both faculty and students.
Cell phones, smoking, bullying, bunking are strongly prohibited. Students are not allowed to show disrespect towards teachers and fellow students. At the same time, teachers are not allowed to use abusive language or give physical punishments.
Subjects Offered for A-Level
- Art and Design
- English Literature
- Computer Science
- Further Maths
- Media Studies
- General Paper
- Global Perspectives and Research