Pakistan International School, Riyadh(Nasariya)
Found in: Schools in Saudi Arabia
The Pakistan International School English Section, Riyadh was established in 1995, under the Pakistan Embassy. In 1997 the school gained a independent licence from the Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia and was registered under the name of Pakistan International School English Section.
It started as a small school with just a few hundred students. The number of students increased steadily every year. It was the first Pakistani school which was following British curriculum. Pakistani families enrolled there children in as it was delivering a high standard of education. The school quickly became a success and with in a few years has started offering classes up to A-levels.
The school currently has three campuses. The school started with two villas, one for infants(classes from nursery till kindergarten) and the main wing which housed classes from grade-1 till A-levels (G-12).
In 2002 when the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom announced that every school should have independent campuses for girls and boys. This caused the school to rent another villa. Also the school bought another villa for the infants.
The main wing now known as a girls' wing housed classes from grade-1 till grade-4 which were for both girls and boys and until A-levels which was for girls only.
The boys' wing established in 2002 offers classes from grade-5 till A-levels for boys.
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