South Point School and College

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South Point School & College
সাউথ পয়েন্ট স্কুল এন্ড কলেজ
Logo of South Point School and College
Location

Information
School typeNational curriculum Private
MottoKnowledge is power
Founded2002; 21 years ago (2002)
FounderHamida Ali
ChairpersonEng. M.A Rashid
Principal
  • Hamida Ali , Founder Principal
  • Wing Commander A M Amjad Hussain (retd.) (Baridhara branch)
  • Colonel Md. Shamsul Alam, psc (retd.) (Malibagh branch)
  • Lt. Colonel Sheikh Amzad Hossain (retd.) (Mirpur branch)
  • Md. Matiur Rahman (Banani branch)
  • Group captain Md. Jahangir Alam Talukder, psc, mds, MBA (retd.) (Uttara Branch)
GenderMale & Female
LanguageEnglish and Bengali
Campus
Campus typeUrban
Colour(s)  White and   Blue
SloganA School with a Difference
Websitespscdhaka.com

South Point School & College (Bengali: সাউথ পয়েন্ট স্কুল এন্ড কলেজ), also known as SPSC, is a private school and college, founded in 2002, and based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1] It has six branches, located in Baridhara, Malibagh, Mirpur, Banani, Uttara and Shampur. The school was founded by Hamida Ali, former principal of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College.[2][3]

In 2009, the institution was recognized as the best educational institution by the Dhaka Board of Education.[4] The school often appears in different newspapers with Hamida Ali appearing in most of them, even appearing in the front page of a Bangladesh Pratidin newspaper in 2020.

South Point School & College Banani Campus

History[edit]

The school was founded by M.A Rashid and Hamida Ali, who was also its first principal, in 2003. The first campus was in Niketan before it moved to Malibagh and other branches.[1]

In June 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the college was criticised for arranging admission tests for English-medium students at the Malibagh campus.[5] The school reopened on 12 September 2021 according to the orders of the Educational minister after 18 months of closure.[6]

Campus[edit]

It has currently six campuses with the latest one being opened in Shampur in 2023.

The largest of all five campuses is the Baridhara campus. The campus accommodates classes play group to secondary levels across its ten-storey building. The Baridhara branch was used to run in a rented building before shifting to the new campus (own property) in 2019. The campus has a large playing ground beside it used for cricket, football and few other sports practice.

Curriculum[edit]

South Point School & College offers a complete primary, elementary, and secondary school program leading to the PEC, HSC, JSC, SSC and HSC examinations taken by the Bangladesh Government.

Only the Malibagh branch, Mirpur branch and Banani branch has English-medium and only the Banani branch is an only English-medium branch. The rest of the branches either are English version, Bangla-medium or Bangla version.

Public examination result[edit]

Junior School Certificate (JSC)[edit]

The Junior School Certificate (JSC) examination result of South Point School and College from 2014 to 2018-

Year Appeared Passed Science Commerce GPA-5
2014 147 147 N/A N/A 86
2015 221 221 N/A N/A 158
2016 370 370 N/A N/A 206
2017 605 605 N/A N/A 472
2018 690 689 N/A N/A 227

Secondary School Certificate (SSC)[edit]

The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination result of South Point School and College from 2014 to 2019-

Year Appeared Passed Science Commerce GPA-5
2014 61 61 39 22 31
2015 87 87 65 22 57
2016 93 93 69 24 52
2017 140 140 107 33 100
2018 208 208 163 45 118
2019 246 244 178 66 84

Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC)[edit]

The Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) examination result of South Point School and College from 2014 to 2018-

Year Appeared Passed Science Commerce GPA-5
2014 85 85 35 50 13
2015 105 105 49 56 9
2016 88 88 33 55 23
2017 142 142 101 41 43
2018 136 119 71 48 4

Activities[edit]

Sports[edit]

South Point School and College does not have any official team in any sports but sports like cricket, football, and badminton are widely practiced across branches. An official inter-school cricket tournament was supposed to take place in Baridhara campus's ground on March 17, 2020, due to Bangabandhu's 100th birthday celebration but was later cancelled due to schools closing in Bangladesh from March 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Annual sports day[edit]

An annual sports competition takes place each year between January and February. Every students does not get selected for the competition. Each student who wants to participate in the competition have to give test on their respective sports. For example, the one who will become first out of all in a marathon test will get qualified for the competition and not others. Different sports events takes in the competition including marathon (meter depends), "Morog lorai" etc. Assembly takes place before the competition starts.

Inter-school art competition[edit]

An inter-school art competition takes place in all six branches each year for each special occasions like Independence Day, Pahela Baishakh, Bangabandhu's birthday, Victory Day etc.

Extra-curricular activities (ECA)[edit]

The institute started extra-curricular activities classes in 2018. Before 2018, extra-curricular activities only included singing and drawing but after 2018, extra-curricular activities included dancing, debating, drawing, science projects, handwriting practices, singing etc. The extra-curricular activities classes takes place only on every Tuesday after the ending of main school classes. The practice of inter-school competitions and national competitions of dancing, singing etc. takes place through extra-curricular activities classes.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "School History- South Point School and College". spscdhaka.com. Retrieved 28 August 2021.
  2. ^ "List of Advisors and Faculties – South Point School & College". Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  3. ^ https://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/education/328821/students-of-south-point-school-and-college
  4. ^ "South Point School and College an ideal campus for creative learning". Daily Sun. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  5. ^ "South Point School holds admission test amid coronavirus closure". The Daily Star. 27 June 2020. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  6. ^ "Schools, colleges finally reopen after long 18 months". Dhaka Tribune. 12 September 2021. Retrieved 14 September 2021.

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