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Extra Curricular Activities
Extra-curricular activities are considered essential to the development of a child and therefore forms an integral part of the school system. The School offers a variety of activities, including sports, arts, aesthetics and music.
In addition to sport facilities for volleyball, cricket, and football the school also has a number of clubs and societies. The objective is to provide a forum for the students to plan and implement various activities in the pursuit of their individual interests. Leadership development is an additional benefit underlining all these activities.
English Literary Society
The English Literary Society provides a forum for students to arrange various literary activities including different competitions such as English debate, extempore and essay writing. Thus the society is actively engaged in developing literary and communication skills of the students.
The Science Club involves students in activities and discussions that expand and enhance students’ scientific knowledge while developing their psychomotor skills.
Art and Music Club
The Club strives to sustain the rich cultural heritage of the Northern Areas, especially through local musical functions, including the cultural Exhibition, Annual Parents Day and Musical Evening. In addition the club organizes art competitions at school and inter-school levels.
World-famous for some of the highest mountains in the world, including K2, Nanga Parbat and Rakaposhi, the region is a hiker’s paradise. Colonel Sher Khan, a well-known hiker, suggested the formation of a hiking club during one of his visit to the school in 2001. The main objective of this club is to encourage the students to appreciate nature and pursue an activity that fosters physical well-being.
The forum arranges programmes and presentations to raise awareness regarding social issues. It organises events to restore and promote the cultural heritage of the Northern Areas and Chitral. Through this forum students can show their writing skills. For example, student contributions on the ‘Fight against Child Labour’ were published in International Education and Resource Network (iEARN) website. It included a case study on child labour conducted in Gilgit town, a poem and student views from the School’s Class 12 students.
The Gilgit Environment club was established in 1998 to create environmental awareness amongst students. Since then the club has organized and participated in many environment-friendly programs. On annual basis, the club organizes programs for students to create awareness about environmental issues. Also it has developed linkages with different organizations such as Adventure Foundation Pakistan, World Wide Fund (WWF) and International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Urdu Literary Society
As many students at the School come from a variety of backgrounds and linguistic traditions, the Urdu Literary Society motivates students to improve their Urdu language. The Society arranges activities and functions that help students learn the language.
In addition to above co-curricular programs the school arranges student study trips of educational interest on local, regional and national level.