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  • St. Columba's School in Ashok Place, Delhi

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    St. Columba's School is a very acclaimed Christian Brothers organization. Among the best schools in the nation, it Is broadly known on account of its prime area in the very heart of Lutyen's Delhi and as a result of its not insignificant rundown of recognized graduated class.    Yet a late participant to the Christian Bothers family. St. Columba's set aside beside no opportunity to wind up noticeably their head school. St. Columba's, which started in 1941 with a little supplement of 32 understudies, now has more than 3400 understudies with many names on the sitting tight rundown for confirmation. The school's effect and continuations in the field of training was appropriately recognized by The Education Quality Foundation of India (EQFI) when it select. St. Columba's as the most meriting beneficiary of "The Whole School Award" for scattering of value instruction.    Early Beginnings    The St. Colurnba's story started in 1940 when Reverend Sylvester Patrick Mulligan, the Archbishop of Delhi allowed the Congregation of Christian Brothers a changeless rent of three sections of land of land to begin a school. The Archbishop trusted the new school would be "a landmark to the instructive energy of the Christian Brothers". His liberality was not lost for the Christian Brothers had undoubtedly settled a fine notoriety as driving educationists. Also, they satisfied Reverend Mulligan's desires by starting classes even before the school building was prepared. Four Christian Brothers and three educators started classes for the primary bunch of 32 understudies on 7* January, 1941, in tents pitched ashore apportioned to them close Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi.    The school incorporating created with a rich building under the watchful supervision of Brother Columban Doheny. Its established engineering justified a befitting name and it was called St. Columba's, to respect the Irish holy person known as the "Pigeon of the Church". In naming their new pursuit after the Saint, the Christian Brothers trusted the school's understudies would soak up his numerous excellencies and qualities - firm purpose, determination, devotion, duty, fellowship, administration to others and pride in one's self.    St. Columba's School formally opened on 29th April, 1941 with Brother R E Butler as its first central. The new school developed in stature under a progression of committed principals and soon turned into the most looked for after school for young men in Delhi. in July, St. Columba's was conceded connection to Cambridge University for the Senior Cambridge examination. The primary visit senior understudies sat for the exam the next December while 8 junior school understudies took the Junior Cambridge examination.    Before the finish of the main decade, St. Columba's had developed as Delhi's driving kid's school with 500 understudies and 23 staff individuals. Every year brought more understudies and soon, the school ran short ol space to oblige its developing understudy body. The circumstance ended up plainly basic with understudies situated in the anteroom and hall, constraining the Brothers to ask for the Delhi Diocese for more land. The Church obliged with a little plot of arrive on which the Junior School square was assembled 1956, by which time the aggregate number of understudies in St. Columba's was in abundance of 2,235 Another 2.3 sections of land of land was gained from the Delhi Development Authority for the Middle School in 1965-66, amid the residency of Brother F.J Steinmayet.    School Today    It has moved toward becoming convention of sorts for St. Columba's understudies to be champs in each field academes, games or additional social exercises. The school, which has taken after the CBSE syllabus since 1991, consistently delivers justify liters and toppers at the all India level. This is generally because of the energetic scholastic condition, the dedication of the showing personnel and the sibling's assurance to guarantee every understudy gets the consideration and care he needs to prosper and blossom.    School Highlights    St. Columba's School is profoundly dedicated to including a feeling of social obligation in its understudies. Sibling Beddoe the present Principal of St. Columba's, has a particular vision with regards to his its understudies and their obligation to the under favored. Sibling Beddoe includes his understudies in social causes in the conviction that society will just change when youngsters go up against the onus of social change and are master dynamic members in the system of progress. He says, "Without in any capacity trading off on our responsibility regarding seek after the overall improvement of our understudy, we feel that we have to stir a social still, small voice inside our young men, so their developing attention to the part of the gigantic number of individuals who keep on leading hopeless lives even following 73 years of autonomy, will make a purpose inside them to return something in the public eye in the year ahead".    In 2002, St. Columba's opened its ways to the destitute and defenseless and has since been giving safe house shelter to the destitute in the school. The school will commend its 75th years in 2016.|Delhi|SchoolAdmissions|CBSE
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