Online Classes 202028th Jun, 2020
We are going through a time of major upheaval to our normal routines and ways of life and there’s a great deal of unusual disturbance around us. While no one is sure yet how long this online learning will continue, but we know that it won’t last forever, inshaAllah.
Children take cues from parents and teachers’ behaviour and attitudes, so it is important to communicate calm, confidence and optimism that we will pull through the crisis together. Managing our own emotions and problems will help our children stay focused on learning.
Online classes for Grade 3-10 have been planned till the Government allows schools to be reopened.
The guidance below will help you to make the best of new and unfamiliar distance learning. It will help you to be ready for more practical aspects of learning from home.
- Select or set up an area that’s dedicated to online class, make sure it is quiet, free from distraction and has a good internet connection.
- Monthly evaluation will be based on assignments and attendance. Objective is to ensure maximum attendance and practice of concepts done in the class.
- Students will do the exercise on loose sheets and write assignment number on top of the sheet along with topic and date to keep record of topics done in the class.
- Students will keep the assignments in a clear bag provided by school.
- Assignments and written work for correction will be submitted to school at the end of every month. Date and day will be shared in the relevant WhatsApp group. As it is known to you that due to COVID-19, teaching staff is not available in school except for fixed days, so kindly drop the solved assignments on due date so that assignments can be checked on time.
- Profile pictures and status of ALL group members should NOT be objectionable.
- Remind your child to be polite, respectful and appropriate in their communications and to follow school guidelines in their interactions with teachers and class fellows during class.
- Video or audio recording of online class is NOT allowed.
- In case your child can not attend the class, the teacher will not teach that topic again. Like regular school policy, you have to contact his/her class fellow for missing work or take help from solved images/notes shared in the relevant WhatsApp group.
- Maintain healthy parent teacher relationship and positive interactions. Teachers will MAINLY be communicating regularly through online class, students are encouraged to ask questions there or the next day during class. If the students or parents have concerns let relevant coordinator know through a text or short/to the point voice message between 1:00pm to 4:00pm but understand it may take few hours or a day for us to respond. (Calls will NOT be entertained)
- Parents are NOT allowed to disturb the class at any stage. Teachers will only entertain student’s query during the class.
- Traditional school days provide students a disciplined life, this is hard for parents to replicate it in distance online learning so look for the things that can be used as reward for your child.
- Please download Zoom app. You can watch the video Tutorial for downloading and understanding zoom app on YouTube.
Principal and teachers will keep you updated with other instructions in the relevant WhatsApp groups.
Jazakumullah khairan for your cooperation.
Kashmir Solidarity29th Aug, 2019
We are grateful to all the parents for encouraging and sending their children to participate in the cause. May Allah bless the people of Kashmir with freedom.
Click to view the pictures of the occassion.
Assalam o Alaikum
Olives School will be joining hands tomorrow with the rest of Pakistan to show our solidarity and commitment for Kashmir.
Students of Class 3 and on wards along with the Teachers will participate in the solidarity stand at 12 noon inshaAllah.
Parents are requested to send their child to school along with a cap/hat, glasses and a water bottle. Off time will be 12:30pm
Off time for Play Group to Class 2 will be 11:30am
Safety Measures for Dengue Fever27th Aug, 2019
Government team from the Health Department visited the school to spread awareness about the Dengue Fever and how can it be prevented from spreading. According to the guidance provided by the team, the school will inshaAllah ensure that all measures are being taken for the prevention.
Parents are also guided to ensure the following in their own premises and domain:
- Wear full sleeves shirts and full leg covering trousers.
- Apply mosquito repellent on uncovered parts of body before going out and sending your child to school even.
- Don’t let water stay in garden, plants, washrooms, inside and outside your house.
- Make sure windows and doors screens are closed to avoid allowing mosquitoes into in-closed spaces.
- Avoid areas with standing water. Especially at times of high mosquito activity like dawn and dusk.
- Last but not least recite dua of protection and remind your children as well.
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الَّذِیْ لَا یَضُرُّ مَعَ اسْمِهِ شَیْ ءٌ فِیْ الْاَرْضِ وَلَا فِی السَّمَآءِ وَھُوَ السَّمِیْعُ الْعَلِیْم
“In the name of Allah, with Whose name nothing can cause harm on earth or in the heavens and He is The All-Hearer, The All-Knowing.”
Your cooperation is highly appreciated.
Fee Concession for Police07th May, 2019
Fulfilling the social and national responsibility, today Olives School signed an MOU with Rawalpindi Police & City Traffic Police, for providing special concession in fee for the children of Police Officers.
Special 100% fee education will be provided to the children of the Brave Martyrs (Shuhada) of Police.
May Allah bless the children with the best of this world and the hereafter.
School Timings 2019-2023rd Mar, 2019
Please note the school timings for the new academic year starting from 25th March 2019, inshaAllah
|Play Group||9:00am till 11:30am|
|KG 1 & KG 2||7:45am till 1:30pm|
|Class 1 - 5||7:45am till 2pm|
|Class 6 - 10||7:45am till 2:30pm|
|Hifz||7:30am till 3:00pm|
Please note that Play Group timings will be 8:30am till 12:30pm from 8th April.
Upholding a Victory on International Literacy Day12th Sep, 2016
Oxford University Press, a department of the University of Oxford, organized an event to proclaim International Literacy Day to commemorate the need for awareness about accentuating the vitality of literacy.
Like Every year, Olives School partook the event with around 12 students aging 10 – 16 years with other competing schools from the vicinity naming Joan McDonalds School, Islamabad, The Smart School Islamabad and Pak-Turk International School, Islamabad. The students were part of the many activities scheduled for the event which included:
- General Knowledge Quiz
- Newspaper Detective
- Gallery Walk
The students of Olives School managed to sustain their victory in all the above mentioned activities which led them to a favourable result at the end getting rewarded by certificates and a prize.
We hope that our students would continue maintaining their accomplishments in every field in future as well. InshaAllah
Essay Competition 2015 by Oxford University Press18th Jan, 2016
On 10th December 2015, Oxford University Press (OUP) held an Essay Writing Competition on the topic "State of Human Rights in Pakistan". Motivated students from Olives participated in the event in which other Schools of Islamabad and Rawalpindi were also invited. Alhamdulillah when the results were announced in January, Areesha Aamir of Class 5 and Khadija Javed of Class 4 got positions. Congratulations to them, their Parents, Teachers and all those who made it possible.
We Have a New Website28th Jul, 2014
Olives School gets its website redesigned which will make it responsive to different devices it is viewed on from Desktop, Tablet to Mobile. The colourful fresh look and updated information will be a delight to view.
Soon inshAllah there will be material for the parents to keep track of and a section for the students also.
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Tweets from Olives
Dated: 23rd Nov 20202/2
Please make necessary arrangements for online classes. Download ZOOM App & watch tutorials on Youtube for its better understanding. Recordings will neither be available nor allowed.
Further details will be shared in WhatsApp groups.
Dated: 23rd Nov 2020Respected Parents
As per government notification, school will be closed for students from Thursday, 26 November 2020. Online classes will commence from Monday, 30 November 2020 for all classes including Montessori & Hifz.
Dated: 16th Nov 2020Respected Parents
Government has decided NOT to close the schools due to #COVID19 situation.
#School will remain open unless the local government announces the closure due to road blockade in some areas of #Rawalpindi & #Islamabad.
Jazakumullah Khairan https://twitter.com/DrMuradPTI/status/1328238932895690752
Dated: 9th Nov 2020@irfantq @MishkatWT For those who cannot afford education, @MishkatWT has a separate charity school @IslahSchool with only PKR 350 fee per month along with free books.
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