Bhavan's Rajaji Vidyashram

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Bhavan's Rajaji Vidyashram is a school located at Kilpauk in Chennai. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education and was established in 1977. The school also belongs to the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan educational trust founded by Kulapati Dr.K.M Munshi The school has a student strength of about 3200 students from LKG to Grade XII. The spacious campus of BRV was donated to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Chennai kendra in 1972 by V. Pattabiraman, former vice-chairman of the Chennai kendra and a great promoter of cricket in Tamil Nadu. Since then, this culturally rooted co-ed school with an aggregate enrollment of 3,200 students and 156 teachers, has striven to provide an ideal environment for academic achievement and exposure to Indian culture, values and traditions.

Academics[edit]

The School provides an atmosphere conducive to preserving and reviving Indian Culture, offering Quality Education, taking into consideration the aspirations and needs of the Student Community. The Curriculum combines a variety of courses in arts and sciences to develop a desired learning experience. The Student Teacher Ratio is optimum with an average class strength of 40.

Curriculum[edit]

The School prepares students for the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) Examination.

The medium of instruction is English and the students are expected to learn three languages from Std. VI- VIII, one of which must be Hindi either as II language or III language.

Class II Language III Language
Std. I-V Hindi / Tamil
Std. VI-VIII Hindi / Tamil / Sanskrit / French Hindi / Tamil / Sanskrit
std. IX-X Hindi / Tamil / Sanskrit / French
  • Optional Subjects for Std XI and XII
Group - Major Subjects
Group I A - Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Group I B - Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Group II A - Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science
Group II B - Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Informatics Practices
Group III A - Maths, Economics, Business Studies, Accountancy
Group III B - Economics, Commerce, Accountancy , Marketing

House system[edit]

Progress and proficiency is ensured through the house system by which students participate in all curricular and co-curricular activities in a healthy spirit of competition. The house - Bhishma, Karna, Arjuna and Abhimanyu function under the guidance of House Teachers with active involvement of house captains. The sports day of the school is held sometime between August–September and the annual cultural fest Aakruti is held in July every year.

Extra Curricular Activities[edit]

There are various extra curricular activities taking place in the form of clubs and after school classes.

The various clubs are :

  1. Young Indian
  2. CODE - Centre for Overall Development Excellence
  3. Interact Club
  4. Debate Club
  5. Eco Club
  6. Literature Club
  7. Quiz Club
  8. Cookery Club
  9. Social Service Club

The after school classes include :

  1. Yoga
  2. Dance Class (Bharatanatyam)
  3. Squash
  4. Cricket
  5. Karate
  6. Shuttle
  7. Basket Ball
  8. Foot Ball
  9. Volley Ball
  10. Hand Ball
  11. Chess
  12. Hand Writing
  13. Spoken Sanskrit (Samskrit Bharati)
  14. Squash (Chainmal Surana Squash Court)

Quiz Club[edit]

Bhavan's Rajaji Vidyashram's Quiz Club is one dedicated to inculcating spirit of quizzing and sportsmanship in the minds of middle-school and high-school students of the school. The club is guided by the Principal, Sri Ajeeth Prasath Jain as well as one of the school librarians, Mrs. Radha Venugopal.

The club's founding members are Siddhanth Rao,Daksh Khanter,Aravindh Swaminathan,Tushar Advani.
The joint Presidents listed above are the chief mentors for the club, have participated and secured eminent positions in quizzes around Chennai, India. This can be seen at the bottom of the link on the school website.[1]

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