By: Ashrafuddin Pirzada
PAKISTAN: A state-run primary school in district Khyber got “Full International School British Award 2021″in the month-long different kinds of environmental and social awareness acitivities in inter-schools competition held last month.
British Consulate Generals had arranged a month-long activities compitions among the government schools across the world in which each school had to complete the given tasks. Three categories ie, (1)Full International School award(2)Foundation award(3)Intermediate award were set for the first,second and third position holder.
Thousands of students of state schools were involved in the creative and healthy activities. It said that the aim of the activities was to bring awareness among the new generation to help preserve environment and contribute for the better future a head.
According to the results issued by British Consulate General of Pakistan said that topics including polution,healthy environment,plantation,health food,clean water,cleanliness,religion festivals and language were given to students from grade 1st upto grade-12. It said that the selected schools across the globe were taksed to work on the mentioned topics within a month. Government Primary School(GPS) Wazirdand in Jamrud of district Khyber remained the top in ex-Fata schools while also find place among the top-20 across the country.
Talking to this correspondent Government Primary School Wazirdand head teacher Muhammad Wajid Afridi said a good number other schools from each tehsil of Pakistan participated in the activities.
He said they had given seven activities to compete at national and international level of competitions. He added that three of his school’s activities also got place at international level.
“By the Grace of Almighty Allah my school Government Primary School Wazirdand Jamrud in district Khyber got the first position in “Full International School Award 2021 the by British Consulate General”, said Wajid Afridi.
He said British Consulate General once in a three years conduct the activities based competitions in which developing countries including Pakistan,Egypt,Turkey,Bangladish,Afghanistan,India,Nepal and other states take part.
The award ceremony is sheduled in Peshawar on December 22.
Director Elementary and Secondary Education Khyber Pakhunkhwa, Hafiz Muhammad Ibrahim,District Education Officer Khyber Muhammad Nisar, assistant district education officer Khan Azam Afridi and Planning and Developing(P&D)district education officer Misal Khan Shalmani congratulated the students and head teacher Muhammad Wajid and his students for their fruitful efforts.They said it was not only honour and dignity for the students of Khyber but for all Pakistanis.
They termed the award winning as their team work, commitment and dedication with the teaching profession.