Army Public School Peshawar

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Army Public School and College
Army Public School Auditorium.jpg
Army Public School Auditorium, Peshawar
Location
Warsak Rd, Peshawar
Pakistan
Information
Motto"I shall rise and shine"
Opened1992
School boardArmy Public Schools & Colleges System
Grades5 to 12
GendersBoys and girls
Medium of languageEnglish Medium
ScheduleDay school
Houses     Unity
     Discipline
     Faith
     Tolerance
AccreditationSSC, HSSC and GCE
Website

Army Public School and College (Urdu: آرمی پبلک سکول اور کالج‎; Pashto: آرمي پبليک سکول او کالج‎) is an English Medium school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. It is one of the 146 school campuses established and managed by the Pakistani Army's Army Public Schools & Colleges System.

It was established in 1992, and its student body grew within a two-year span after its founding. It became a part of APSACS in 1994.[1]

Army Public School
Army Public School Auditorium, Peshawar

Location[edit]

The school is located on Warsak Road in Peshawar.[2]

Activities[edit]

The school offers sports, debate, and journalism. In 2014 The Daily Mail wrote that the extracurricular programmes are popular with students.[1]

Attack[edit]

The school was attacked by Taliban terrorists on 16 December 2014. The attack killed more than 140 people including about 132 children.[2] Later on it was announced that the killed students at the APS attack will have their names on more than 120 government schools across Islamabad.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thornhill, Ted, Imtiaz Hussain, Aamir Iqbal, Aoun Sahi, and David Williams. "Was Pakistan school massacre in revenge for Malala's Nobel Prize? Children forced to watch their teacher being burned alive as Taliban murder 132 children." The Daily Mail. 16 December 2014. Updated 17 December 2014. Retrieved on 20 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b "141 people, mostly students killed by Taliban in Pakistan army school seizure". Russia Today. 16 December 2014. Retrieved 16 December 2014.

Coordinates: 34°00′50″N 71°32′07″E / 34.0138°N 71.5352°E / 34.0138; 71.5352