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Apeejay School, Noida

Apeejay School, Noida
Location
NOIDA, UP
India
Information
Type Private
Motto 'Soaring High is my Nature'
Established 1981
Chairman Mrs. Sushma Berlia (D/o the late Dr. Stya Paul)
Principal sc tiwari
Grades Nursery–12
Enrollment 3,800
Mascot Flying bird
Website

Apeejay School, Noida is a higher secondary school located in NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Contents

  • History 1
  • House system 2
  • Co-curricular activities 3
  • Key positions 4
    • Primary School 4.1
    • Middle School 4.2
    • Senior School 4.3
    • Events 4.4
  • Foreign exchange programme 5
  • Faculty 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

History

Apeejay Noida started in 1981 in Chilla Gaaon in East Delhi. Later, it shifted to its current campus in Sector 16-A, NOIDA which is spread over 16 acres (65,000 m2). It celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 2006, marking 25 years since its inception.

Principals have been Mr. Arora, Mr. V. K. Mathu, Mr. Prashar, Dr.Hassija, Mr.N.N.Nayyar and presently Mr.Tiwari.

Students of the school have represented the country at the International Informatics Olympiad. There have been some years when two students of Apeejay Noida have been a part of the Indian National Team (maximum allowed is four).[1]

House system

The school follows a house system, where the students are divided into four houses:

  • Nehru : Blue T-shirt
  • Tagore : Yellow T-shirt
  • Gandhi : Red T-Shirt
  • Radhakrishnan : Green T-Shirt
The farewell for the outgoing students of 2003

Co-curricular activities

  • Code (Confluence Of Digital Experts)
  • Swimming
  • Music
  • Quizzing
  • Dance
  • Instrumental music
  • Vocal music
  • Theater
  • Extempore
  • Speeches
  • Home science
  • English debating
  • Hindi debating
  • Football
  • Robotics
  • Band
  • Astronomy Club
  • Book Club
  • Throw Ball
  • Badminton
  • Interact Club

The school has represented India at the International Cyber Olympiad, through teams sent by CODE, the school's computing club. The school enters basketball, football, table tennis, throw ball, volleyball and swimming tournaments. Other activities include debating, dancing, singing, classical music, orchestra, theater, literary events and robotics.School has also done well in many inter school quizzes and has also won Japan quiz organised by Japan embassy of India and quizcraft.

Key positions

The school has a Prefectorial Board and a School Council. These two boards consist of students who are capable of efficiently leading the school. These boards exist at the Primary, Middle and Secondary School levels. Head Boy for the year 2014-15 is Bhuvan Garg and the Head Girl is Anushmita Sinha.

Primary School

Primary School consists of classes from 2nd to 5th. Class Captains are elected by the teachers and the headmistress from classes 2nd to 4th. Prefects are elected in Class V. A Head Girl and a Head Boy are elected in Class V, as the seniormost positions of the Prefectorial Board in the Primary School.

Middle School

Middle School consists of classes from 6th to 8th. Class Representatives are elected from each section by the students. In Class VIII, the most senior class in the middle school; apart from Class Representatives, School and House Prefects, and the Head Girl and Head Boy are also elected. For the appointment of Prefects and the Head students, first applications are filled out by the applicants for their respective posts. Then 3 interviews are held by 3 different teachers of the selected applicants from which one Head Boy and Head Girl are selected, 8 House Prefects (2 for each house) are selected, and a number of School Prefects and Vice Prefects, along with Committee members are selected.

Senior School

Senior School consists of classes from 9th to 12th. Head Boy, Head Girl, V-head Boy and V-head Girl are selected after a series of interviews. The Head Boy and Head Girl are the main representatives of the school and are elected from class 12th. The V. Head Boy and V. Head Girl are elected from class 11th. The Senior House Prefects are elected by the same procedure as in middle school. The House Prefects (2 for each house) are elected from class 11th and the V.House Prefects (2 from each house ) are selected from class 9th. Therefore, in senior school, 4 house prefects are selected for each house. Apart from these main prefects, School prefects, Vice prefects and committee members are also chosen.

Teacher's Day in the auditorium. Students are acting a skit

Events

  • CODE:Annual Computer Symposium

Foreign exchange programme

The school is part of the UKIERI Scheme (UK and India Education Research Initiative). In 2007 12 students from the Apeejay school and other schools entered into a student exchange programme sponsored by the British Council, the students visited Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, a school in England. In July 2008 six UK students from Altrincham Grammar School visited the school accompanied by two teachers representing schools in Trafford. During their stay a project was conducted comparing the differences in the water supply and flooding between India and the UK.

The school has an exchange program with the Raffles School, Singapore. The visiting students from Raffles School, Singapore conducted The Green Audit with the students of Apeejay school.

Faculty

Designation Name
1 Chairman Mrs. Sushma Berlia
2 Principal Mr. S.C. Tiwari
3 Vice Principal (Middle Wing) Mrs. Amrita Hajela
4 In charge (Senior) Mrs. Shephalee Gupta
5 In charge (Primary) Mrs. Smriti Samuel
6 In charge (Pre-Primary) Mrs. Shaila Shahi
7 Director Mr. N.N.Nayyar

References

  1. ^ "Home of Apeejay, School NOIDA. Click on Achievements tab for full list.". 

External links

  • Official website

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