15 PISJ-ES students win top Cambridge awards

Updated 12 October 2017
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15 PISJ-ES students win top Cambridge awards

Fifteen students from the Pakistan International School Jeddah — English Section (PISJ-ES) have received awards from Cambridge International Exam, which acknowledges their outstanding performance in the June 2017 Cambridge exam series.
PISJ-ES said it holds the leading position in the Kingdom’s western region with 15 awards in different subjects and categories, including “Top in World,” “Top in Country,” and “Top in the Region.”
Principal Adnan Nasir said: “The school’s outstanding results are a manifestation of the teachers’ commitment, students’ passion for learning, determination and the continuous support provided by their families.”
He added: “With achievements come responsibilities. Therefore, while celebrating this success, students should adapt values of honesty, respect and tolerance, which are essential to become responsible citizens of our country, Pakistan. The school’s glorious success is a matter of great pride and honor for the entire community and our country.”
Saim Omer won in the “Top in World” category in AS-Mathematics.
Winners in the “Top in Country” category include: Haider Ali Chaudhry in Applied Information & Communication Technology, Wafa Asher in A-Level Economics, Ahmed Salman in AS Accounting and Economics, Shifa Asher in AS Economics, Muhammad Hamza in IGCSE Islamiyat and Arfa in IGCSE Pakistan Studies.
Ayesha Siddiqui and Fahad Fahim Hassan acquired “Top in Region” ranking in AS Information Technology, whereas under the same category, Wania Afroz stood out with distinction in IGCSE English as Second Language and Information & Computer Technology.
In the “Best Across 3A & As Level” category, Saim Omer achieved the third place, whereas in the “Best Across 4As & A-Level” category, Maleeha Masood secured second place and Ahmed Salman bagged first place in the western region.
“With 15 Cambridge Outstanding Learner Awards, PISJ-ES not only leads in academic excellence in the region but has maintained a glorious academic record. Our students’ achievements have improved and they aspire to wok for the progress of our country, Pakistan,” added Nasir.


A summer to remember with Jumeirah

Updated 17 July 2018
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A summer to remember with Jumeirah

Jumeirah Hotels has created a list of 90 different ways one can have fun over the summer months with friends and family at its hotels. From the beach, to the city, to the creek — or even a drive or plane journey away, there is something for everybody.
With six different categories to dip into, guests can enjoy a whole host of day or nighttime activities, as well as staycations or long-term stays within the family, dining, shopping, exploring, recharge and indulge categories — all available for guests to scroll through on www.jumeirah.com/90ways

Staycations at Jumeirah city hotels
l Jumeirah Emirates Towers and Jumeirah Creekside Hotel are offering a UAE Residents’ rate from 315 dirham ($85). The perfect destinations to explore the Museum of the Future site, Downtown Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Bur Dubai and Deira.
l Zabeel House Al-Seef and Zabeel House MINI hotels are perfect for those looking for heritage and culture. Venture into the new area surrounding the Creek and the friendly team will lend you a bike to explore the eclectic neighborhood.

Food
l Foodies can tackle the huge variety of different meat cuts with a masterclass hosted by the Master Butcher at The Rib Room, Jumeirah Emirates Towers complete with a three course lunch for just 325 dirham per person.
l Experience dining re-imagined with a five-course menu to be enjoyed from the heights of Jumeirah Emirates Towers’ famed glass elevators with panoramic views.
l Learn to cook the perfect Spanish paella at Al-Hambra, Jumeirah Al-Qasr for 180 dirham per person.
l Kids eat for free at any of the Madinat Jumeirah all day-dining outlets of Hanaaya, Arboretum or The Palmery.

Day and nighttime fun

l Surprise a loved one by creating a personalized fragrance for 40 dirham at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, or host a party at Sinbad Kids Club at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray for 100 dirham per child.
l While the little ones enjoy that, the adults can enjoy beach and pool access, and the choice of either lunch or dinner at Lalezar followed by the legendary Turkish Hammam in Jumeirah Zabeel Saray.
l Burj Al-Arab Jumeirah invites guests to breeze through a hot summer day from a cooled pool cabana at The Terrace, sipping on unlimited signature mocktails, followed by a refreshing cold seafood platter from Scape Restaurant and Lounge. Or enjoy a romantic Moonlight Swim complete with your own pool adorned with rose petals and massage from 7,321 dirham per couple.