Roots School System (Harley street branch, Rawalpindi)
Roots School System, situated at Harley Street Rawalpindi was inaugurated on April 10, 1988 by (Aizaz e Fazeelat) Miss Riffat Mushtaq and it is a co education based system. She introduced montessori plan which is mainly based on education which follows scientific method introduced in 18th century. Roots is the colonist educational organization which is known for introducing unique montessori system in different areas of Pakistan and spreaded consciousness regarding the rules and regulations of this specific method of teaching in the North region of Pakistan. The rapid increase in the number of shining stars in our foundation is the achievement of success of our teaching system, educational programme, teachers and originality. Our aim and purpose which is to aid every child in providing a unique environment to groom makes it sure for every star to experience the adventure of success and know his value and nobility. By tracing back the eminent Grand Father of Madam Riffat (Late Khan Mohammad) also known as ”Sir Sayyed Of Kashmir” her roots can be indicated, and the triumph of Roots School System is noticeable from standard of our shining stars and from increasing number of new admissions as this system propound steady education from Montessori to Undergraduate level. A must constituent of a good educational organization is faculty. Scurpulous care is taken in the hiring of faculty of all fields inorder to have well educated and professional faculty who are well conversant and efficient in their specific subject.
Our school has well equipped and well maintained Scientific Labs having all the instruments required to perform the practical work of the specific subjects and each lab has its own lab assistant for the teacher in order to help by maintaining the equipments and make them updated by proper sterilization in order to provide safe environment to the students. Along with scientific labs, we also have Computer Labs which have large number of computers which are more than enough according to the strength and need of students.
Along with the studies, physical activity plays very vital role in building a student’s personality, our school has a large and open playground with interesting play equipment that leaves many options for creativity and playground is constructed according to the safety of students by building high walls.
Medical Care Centre
Our school has a Medical Care Centre and professional doctor to provide extra care incase of any emergency and illness to any student while at school, to control the diseases which are contagious and to spread awareness in various health topics.
Our school has a Library made beautifully with a large variety of books related to the subjects as well as new papers and general knowledge books to sharpen the memory of students and to entertain them by providing a flexible space with a large and comprehensive range of resources to aid learning and teaching both throughout the school.
Our school has a well organized admission system which starts from March till August, and the registrations are all open throughout the year and our academic session starts in the month of September every year. The major merit based rule of roots school system is that no student will get admission without passing the entry test along with the interview.
Admission forms and prospectus of school are present at Admin office of school and the charge of both form and prospectus is Rs 1000 only and they are available at each campus throughout Pakistan.
The required documents which must be attached with form includes 2 recent passport size Photographs, Progress or Report card from last school, Attested photocopy of Birth Certificate or Form ‘B’,
Copy of CNIC of the father/guardian of the child, Photocopy of Provisional Certificate and of Character Certificate from last institution attended.
Fees to be Paid at the time of Admission
a) Registration Fee which is strictly non-refundable
b) Admission Fee which is strictly completely non-refundable
c) Security Fee which is refundable
d) Tuition Fee payable bimonthly
e) Annual Resource Charge payable once a year and/or at the time of admission
Students also have to pay for student’s school ID card (computerized), annual Roots NEWS, Roots Thematic Montessori branded Bag, school Badge, Information and communication technology ICT charges, and if applicable computer laboratory fees and science laboratory fee at the time of Admission.
Roots Thematic Montessori (2 years to 5 years plus)
a) Play group admission is based on the first come first serve basis because of limited vacant seats available
although, Montessori admission remain open whole year.
b)Admission will be given after passing easy going interviews
c)The abilities of the child which are observed includes confidence, vocabulary and pronounciation of words along with how the child behaves.
d)Mother and father both must be there during interview, if not admission will not be processed.
Grade I to VII
English, Urdu, Mathematics and/or Science are the subjects which will be assessed along with the previous class result. 70% is the passing score and the test last for approximately 45 minutes with a break of 10 minutes between each test.
Roots High School (VIII, IX, X)
5 subjects will be tested in order to get admission including English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and
Biology/Computers. Admission will be given in case of getting to 70% score in the specified subjects. For class IX and X Copy of registration card should be given from the old school and copy of NOC if registered from any board other then Federal or Punjab.
Extra Co Curricular Activities
Along with the academic learning our school provides a platform to its shining stars to build up their personality and to reduce burden of academic studies. Roots school system organize sports week every year in which different game competitions are organized between different grades. Besides sports week events like Eid Milad un Nabi is celebrated every year and annual Field trips are also organized every year just to provide a relaxing decoram to the students before the exams.
Roots school system is maintaining a good record from last ten years, and our school stands in top 10 position in Board of Secondary education.