Elementary Montessori System High School

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Elementary Montessori System is a high school in Islamabad, Pakistan founded in 1990.[1] It is regularly featured on school guides in Pakistan.[2]

It is divided into four sections:[3] Montessori Section, Elementary & Junior Section, Senior Section, and International GCSE.

Location[edit]

The main branch is located in the Education City of Islamabad in H-11/4.[4]

Structure[edit]

EMS High School has a junior section, with the Nursery and Kindergarten sections which offers education to children approximately 2.5 years to 6 years.

Grade 1 to Grade 4 study with co-education[5] in the Girls Branch. The teaching system includes exams twice a year and a few tests. These children are not given marks or positions; they are instead given grades and helpful comments.

Grade 5-8 of boys study in the boys branch, while the girls in the Girls Branch.

Every year, a Talent Show is held, in which each grade performs plays or poems. It ends in a prize distribution ceremony for students who won a position in their class or a prize in the society week. Parents are encouraged to attend.[6]

The Society Week is a program in which English, Urdu, Math, Islamiat and Arabic skills are tested. There are debates, spelling bees, poem and essay competitions in English Society, while the Urdu Society has debates, poem competitions, Urdu Quiz and Bayt Baazi. Islamiat and Arabic quizzes, Na`at and Hamd competitions and Qirat competitions are held in the Islamiat and Arabic Society. The Math society consists of a Math quiz.

There is a Sports Day; each grade takes part in races like sprint, obstacle, and three-legged, and team games like tug of war and relay races.

Apart from interschool competitions, the school takes part in national competitions, such as Dawn Spelling Bee, International Maths Kangaroo Quiz, SUPARCO Space Week, and ISMO Pak Turk etc..

EMS students have been receiving awards[7] since the inception of the Dawn National Spelling Bees.[8]

The school takes each grade on either a recreational or educational field trip every year. Locations have included amusement parks, hiking on the Margalla Hills, the Taxila Museum.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History". EMS High School. Archived from the original on 2015-12-21. Retrieved February 2016.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "School Guide". School Guide. Retrieved February 2016.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ "Sections". EMS High School. Archived from the original on 2016-01-19. Retrieved February 2016.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^ "Contact Us". EMS High School. Archived from the original on 2015-12-25. Retrieved February 2016.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. ^ "EMS High School Profile". Schooling Log. 
  6. ^ "Extracurricular activities". EMS High School. Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved February 2016.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  7. ^ "Dawn Spelling Bee Championship concludes". Dawn. Retrieved February 2016.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  8. ^ "Dawn Spelling Bee 2015". Dawn. Dawn. Retrieved February 2016.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)