Some glimpses of life in our schools Pakistan
Local women, who came to visit Sr Brid and brought her a gift of some food.
Exam time in the large school hall of the new secondary school, Dar-Ul-Baseerat, Halloki. It was a joy to see so many children availing of secondary education. Most of these pupils would have been at school under the large banyon tree in Halloki.
Brid congratulating Sir Akram, the Principal of the secondary school and rejoicing at the number of children sitting their end of year exams.
Brid and one of the teachers of Halloki primary school (formerly the school under the large banyon tree), surrounded by pupils who were at play in the school yard. In the background you can see the school buses used to bring the pupils and the teachers to school.
Pupils of St Andrew’s celebrating Fruit Day. Each child brought a piece of fruit to school. Every class learned about fruit that week, according to their age and class.
Children from the infant school, doing activities for Water Week in the school.
Young children brought in some toys to school.
Archbishop Sebastian Shaw congratulates one of the students of St Andrew’s School and presents him with a plaque for high marks in his catechetical exam (over 90%).
Other children from St Andrew’s who also received plaques for the high achievements in catechetics (over 90%).
Archbishop Sebastian Shaw with students of St Andrew’s who also received plaques for exceptionally high achievements in their catechetical exams (over 90%).
Archbishop Sebastian Shaw with former students of Halloke School (under the tree) and who now attend Dar-Ul-Baseerat (the house of wisdom) secondary school, who received plaques for exceptionally high achievements in their catechetical exams (over 90%).
This is land that we bought recently to provide a playground area for the children. At present it is not being used, as the surface is not suitable as a playground area. Bricks will have to be laid down, and they are costly.
Brid’s letter on her visit to follow