St Mary's Cambridge School

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Coordinates: 33°36′33″N 73°3′57″E / 33.60917°N 73.06583°E / 33.60917; 73.06583

Saint Mary's Cambridge High School
Murree Road
Rawalpindi, Punjab
Type Grammar school
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1949
Founder Fr. Thysen MHM
Administration Catholic Board of Education
Principal Asif Nawab Gill
Affiliations Roman Catholic Diocese of Islamabad-Rawalpindi

St Mary's Cambridge School is a high school situated on Murree Road in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.


Saint Mary's Cambridge High School is one of the oldest independent schools of Rawalpindi. It is housed in an old building which was previously used as hospital, named Holy Family Hospital. The hospital moved to its present building in Satellite Town during the early 1950s and the building was handed over to the school. The school is owned and managed by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Islamabad-Rawalpindi. It provides religious education in Islam as per the curriculum decided by the local education board.


St. Mary's is located on Murree Road between Liaqat Bagh and Committee Chowk. It is easily accessible from anywhere in the city and from Islamabad.


St.Mary's cambridge school seems to have one of the best faculties in Rawalpindi. This school has been striving to produce our brave young Pakistanis so they may serve the nation for their good and for the good of our nation.

School Ground and Junior section


The names of the houses (with their colors and captains) are:

  • Thysen (yellow), Mr. Naeem Pervaiz
  • Iqbal (green), Mr. Kamran Younas
  • Jinnah (blue), Mr. Shumail Iqbal
  • Liaquat (red), Mr. Abid Ali


On May 10, 2008, the school was the venue for a Run for Unity program. It involved students aged 11–15 in drawing, essay-writing, poetry, song, PowerPoint and video-making competitions. Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana, the apostolic nuncio to Pakistan, and Bishop Anthony Lobo attended.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbassi HI(M),SI(M) Chief of Naval Staff Pakistan Navy
  • Rashid Minhas Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider Pakistan Air Force
  • General Asif Nawaz Janjua, Ex Chief of Army Staff Pakistan Army
  • General Jahangir Karamat Ex Chief of Army Staff Pakistan Army
  • Lt General Asif Mumtaz Sukhera HI(M) Ex Surgeon General/ Director General Medical Services (IS) GHQ Pakistan Army
  • Javed Burki[2]
  • Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed Nishan-e-Haider
  • Lt. Sirajul Islam
  • Dr Haroon Omar Dermatologist/ Cosmetologist Islamabad
  • Dr. Tajul Islam, Oracle
  • Nazrul Islam, MD, IIFC
  • Wasim Sajjad
  • Dr Malik Waqar Aftab, Dermatologist and business man
  • Major General Julian Peter, Ex Director General Logistics
  • Osama Ali, Director HSBC Middle East
  • Dr. Imran Rasool Khan, Deputy Commissioner (Northern Areas) M.B.B.S., M.B.A, L.L.B., I.V.L.P,
  • Syed Salman Shah, Senior Vice President, Bank Islami, Pakistan.
  • Adeel Atif, Media Manager, Ufone
  • Wing Commander Mansur Muzaffar Senior Anaesthetist/Anaesthesiologist, TI(M), (MBA)Health and Hospital Administration UN Award Holder, Pakistan Air Force
  • Dr. Syed Ghalib Imam Zaidi, FCPS, Neurosurgeon, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Lt Col(R) Tariq Mahmood Butt, TI(M), Security and Political Analyst, Pakistan
  • Lt. Col. Syed Saeb Imam Zaidi, Telecom Engineer, Pakistan Army.
  • Syed Saqib Imam Zaidi, Vice President/Regional Manager Commercial, Faysal Bank Limited, Pakistan.
  • Syed Talib Imam Zaidi, Assistant General Manager, Corporate Banking, Samba Bank, Saudi Arabia.
  • Fahad Asad, owner of and
  • Commander Haroon ur Rashid Kiani, Pakistan Navy
  • Major Raja Abdul Rehman, class of 1991, Pakistan Army
  • Captain (Retired) Syed Bilal Firdos, Artillery, Pak Army - Now Area Sales Manager, British American Tobacco
  • Zubair Ahmed Pirzada, I.T. Consultant & Businessman UK, studied at Cambridge University England
  • Faisal Tariq Chaudhary, Member; Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales
  • Dr Adeel Malik, Associate Professor Developmental Economics Oxford University, UK
  • Ch Hamza Javed (Software Engineer), owner of


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