Viqarunnisa Noon School
|Viqarunnisa Noon School|
|1, New Bailey Road, Dhaka
|Campus||Nearly 10 acres and new campuses have been made in Dhanmondi, Ajimpur and Boshundhara|
|Color(s)||White and sky blue|
|Accreditation(s)||Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka|
Viqarunnisa Noon School is one of the renowned schools in Bangladesh. It has a glorious past.It was established in 1952 by Begum Viqarunnisa Noon, wife of Firoz Khan Noon, the then governor of [East Pakistan]. From that, till today, this school is keeping its image equally remarkable in the sky of Educational institutions. Founder
Begum Viqar-un-Nisa Hossain Noon (née Victoria) was Austrian by birth. Born in 1920, she married Sir Feroz Khan Noon in 1945, who had been the Indian High Commissioner in England, and would later become the seventh Prime Minister of Pakistan. The Noons often participated in social work and Viqarunnisa Noon School was one of its projects; there is also a Noon Educational Foundation that funds Pakistani students to study in Oxford and Cambridge, alongside the Viqar un Nisa College for Women, Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
Viqarunnisa noon school has four branches. They are:
- Bailey road branch (main branch)
- Dhanmondi branch
- Azimpur branch
- Bashundhora Branch
Description and activities
Viqarunnisa noon school is one of the best and the biggest schools in Bangladesh only for girls. The main campus is very big. It has 5 buildings, colonies for the teachers and staffs. Viqarunnisa provides transport facility to its student. It has many buses and vans. The campuses are well facilities and very much secure. It also has an English medium section from class 1-10 but in the Baily Road Branch only. It has a big library with a lot of book.
This school has 363 well educated teachers for almost 20,000 students only in the school section. Every year almost 1200 students sit for the S.S.C examination. Except the last year Viqarunnisa is in the first position for 5 years consequently. The education level is very high there. The environment is very friendly. Besides education Viqarunnisa encourage its student for extracurricular activities like, singing, dancing, art etc. Many social works are done here. Different types of workshops based on different social problems are arranged by the students of Viqarunnisa.
The students of Viqarunnisa have a lot of activities. They have clubs that arrange inter-school and inter-college competitions. The science club, debating club,English language club and environment club has been running for more than a decade. Every year they celebrate all the national festivals in their own campus. In 21 February the mother language day they have arranged a provath feri. As Viqarunnisa has a shahid minar in its main campus, they give flower and pray for the language martyrs there. The school also celebrates 26 March, the Independence Day of Bangladesh and 16 December, the Victory Day of Bangladesh. They also enjoy 14 April pohela boishakh. The Boishakhi Mela is held at the school campus.
Students participate in art competitions and in sports like football (soccer), badminton, and handball. Every year Viqarunnisa Noon School participates in a display competition on 16 December (Victory Day of Bangladesh). The school always encourages its students to be educated in the history of Bangladesh, as well as provide the students with opportunities to celebrate the culture and incorporate that into their school life.