Peshraft Educational Services Limited

Grammar School Rawalpindi & Center for Peace & Education for Sustainable Development have been registered under the SECP in 2005.
GSR & CPESD, function under the umbrella of Peshrafth Educational Services Limited.
The objectives & purpose of CPESD :

  • To integrate ,Peace Education holistically in GSR’s Curriculum from Montessori to Secondary level.
  • The main guide lines of GSR’s Peace Education programme, are gleaned from , The Four Pillars of learning for the 21st Century, of UNESCO’s Delor’s Report.
  • To implement peace projects & celebrate International Peace, Human Rights & related international days.
  • To disseminate GSRs model of Peace Education at local, National & Global level in UNESCO’s aSPNET schools & others.
  • To provide teacher development workshops for Global, Peace, Sustainable Development Education & Yohsin, at local, national & international level.
  • Key, sustainable development concerns of global citizenship, climate change, diversity, multiculturalism, Heritage education, bio diversity & sustainable development are the main elements of CPESD, in GSR’s teaching & learning process.
  • Development of core competencies in students & teachers, of critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, communication, student leadership/personal development, citizenship, decision making, creativity & Digital literacy.
  • Relevant knowledge, skills, attitude & values are provided to shape a world which is sustainable & where living together is the final goal post.


GSR has received the following International Awards:

  • Honourable Mention for GSR’s Human Rights Education model, UNESCO’s 1999.
  • UNESCO’s Peace Pillar Award, 2001.
  • One of KNCU’s Five Best Practicing Institutions for Education in International Understanding: Asia Pacific region, 2009.
  • One of APCEIU’s Eight Best Practicing Institutions in Education for Sustainable Development: Asia Pacific region, 2012.
  • First recipient of British Council’s International School Award, 2012.

School Management

  • GSR is headed by, Nasreen Iqbal, its Director who is assisted by a Board of Directors.
  • The Deputy Director, Sitwat Yousaf Zai, is also the Director Academics.
  • Chaklala branches are administrated by Naila Farooq.
  • All school sections of GSR’s branches are administered by Heads.
  • Heads are assisted by Co-ordinators.

Nasreen Iqbal

Sitwat Yousaf Zai

1986 GSR, Established in Lalazar, Rawalpindi
1991 New premises, Tulsa Road, Lalazar
1992 Chaklala branch established
1993 Lalazar’s Junior Section established
1994 Lalazar branch sends up its first batch for Matriculation examination
1996 GSR gains membership of ASPnet by UNESCO’s Director General, Frederico Mayer
1998 Rah-e-Aman branch established
1999 Chaklala branch sends up first batch for Matriculation examination
2001 GSR awarded prestigious Peace Pillar Award for its Peace Education Programme
2004 First batch goes up for ‘O’ levels examinations
2005 GSR Links with iEARN Students start visiting USA on YES scholarship
2006 GSR, Links with British Council’s Global School partnerships & Connecting Classrooms
2010 GSR, produce Teacher’s Resource Kit: Heritage in Young Hands for UNESCO
2010 GSR develops one of UNESCO’s Eight Best Practicing Institutions in Education for Sustainable Development, Asia-Pacific region
2010 British Council’s Chatter Books Project piloted by GSR, Chaklala branch
2012 GSR awarded British Council’s International School Award
2012 GSR declared one of UNESCO’s Five Best Practicing institutions for Education in International Understanding, Asia-Pacific region
2015 GSR initiates Global Education, Yohsin Philosophy and Project Nature to be shared with a network of schools at the local, national & international level.