White Rose School System
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|White Rose School System|
|Motto||Learn To Serve|
|Founder||Zahid Mahmood Ahmad|
|School board||Punjab Education|
|Years offered||3–4 to 15–16|
|Gender||Male & Female|
|Age||3 to 16|
|Average class size||40–60|
|Medium of language||English and Urdu|
|Color(s)||White & Grey|
White Rose School System, founded in 1991, is a private high school located in Faisalabad, Pakistan. It provides education to boys and girls until matriculation. It provides preschool education, primary education, secondary education. Its central campus is located in Gulistan Colony, and eight other satellite campuses are located in different towns of the city. It ranka among one of the most-popular educational institutes of Faisalabad.
History & status
When the C.E.O. Zahid Mehmood came from England to Pakistan in 1990, he decided to open a private school in Faisalabad to promote education. In 1991, he opened the school and gave the name White Rose School System. White Rose School is ranked in top ten schools of Faisalabad. It has nine campuses in Faisalabad, with main campus in Gulistan Colony, and satellite campuses in different towns of the city.
The school has a large library with over 20,000 books that are accessible to the students throughout school hours. There are separate science laboratories for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The science laboratories are utilised by students of class 9–12 to carry out practical work. The school has three computer laboratories where students from classes 1 through 10 are made proficient in computers. There is a cafeteria run by the Interact Club of the school for use by both faculty and students. For sports activities the school has a large sports field at the rear, two Table tennis courts and a separate playground for the students of junior school.
A School Captain and two Vice-captains are selected from amongst the students of class 10 by the Principal upon recommendation by the faculty. Additionally, House Captains and Vice-captains (two for each house) are selected by the House-mistresses. A Games Captain and a Games Vice-captain are also selected to manage the sports activities of the house. A team of prefects is also selected from each house.
The admission notice for Junior kindergarten is put up in January. For Senior kindergarten to class 8, the notice is put up in April. During the admission procedure, preference is given to siblings of former students, Muslims and relatives of teachers. An admission test and an interview of each candidate is conducted as a part of the admission process.
Motto, anthem and school hymn
The school's motto is 'Learn to Serve'. The National Anthem of Pakistan is sung during the morning assembly along with the reciting of the Holy Qur'an and the national school song "Lab Pe Aati Hai Dua".
Students from each grade are sorted in four houses which are named after the political leaders who fought for the independence of Pakistan. All houses participate in the activities and competitions of the school.
- Jinnah House
- Iqbal House
- Fatima House
- Liaqat House
Boys from class 1 through class 8 wear grey shorts with white shirts and boys of class 9 and 10 wear grey trousers with white shirts. The rest of the boy’s uniform consists of a half-sleeved white shirt, a blue and grey tie with school badge, black leather belt, white socks and black leather laced shoes. The uniform for girls consists of a grey tunic, white shirt and school badge, blue sash, white socks and black leather shoes with buckles.
White Rose is a cosmopolitan school. The school imparts Islamic values to the children. The Milad ceremony is recited every year. A sports meet and a farewell party for students who are passing out of the institution are also held annually.
Scholarships and Curriculum
Emphasis is placed on extracurricular activities and there are student-led clubs on campus, including the Nature Club, Interact Club, Science Club, Scouts and Guides, and Scottish Junior Rifle Club. Inter-house debates, elocution, PowerPoint presentation competitions, essay writing competitions, dramatics and sporting competitions are also a part of the cultural lives of the older students. It has also won many other competitions including Sparco and USAID etc.
The school has a network of branches.
|Gulistan Colony||Main Campus||Girls||Grade V – Grade X||570-F, Raja Road, Gulistan Colony, Akbar Chowk||Main Campus|
|Gulistan Colony||Kids Campus||Mixed||Preschool to Grade IV||566-F, Raja Road, Gulistan Colony, Akbar Chowk||Kids Campus|
|Gulistan Colony||Gulistan Colony-Boys Campus||Boys||Grade V – Grade X||423-G, Raja Road, Gulistan Colony||Boys Campus – Gulistan Colony|
|Green Town||Green Town-Girls Campus||Girls||Preschool to Grade X||16-P Main Road Green Town Millat Road||Girls Campus – Green Town|
|Green Town||Green Town-Boys Campus||Boys||Preschool to Grade X||8-P, Main Road Green Town Millat Road||Boys Campus – Green Town|
|Taj Colony||Taj Colony Campus||Mixed||Preschool to Grade X||P-204, Street No. 8, Taj Colony||Taj Colony Campus|
|Nishatabad||Mishatabad Campus||Mixed||Preschool to Grade X||Main Sheikhupura Road, Nishatabad||Nishatabad Campus|
|Shadman Town||Shadman Town Campus||Mixed||Preschool to Grade X||Main Road Shadman Town||Shadman Town Campus|
|Tariq Road||Tariq Road Campus||Mixed||Preschool to Grade X||Tariq Road Raja Chowk||Tariq Road Campus|