The Oxford School, Trivandrum

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The Oxford School
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The Oxford School Logo
We Educate not for School, but Life
Location
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, India
Information
Type Higher Secondary School
Established 2005
Locale Kallattumukku, Manacaud
School board CBSE (Affiliation # 930819)
Chairman Haji M. K. Kamaludeen
Principal Mr. Firoz E.M.
Number of students Approx 1300
Education system CBSE (Standard 1 to 12) & EYFS (Kindergarten)
Classes offered Kindergarten to Higher Secondary [+2]
Website

The Oxford School is a school in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, run by the Manarul Huda Trust, a charitable trust registered in India. The school was built in 2005, and is one of four schools under the same trust. The school follows the CBSE syllabus.[1] There are about 1300 students from Kindergarten to Higher Secondary. Its one of the few schools in Kerala offering EYFS for preschool students.

Major Events[edit]

OXPO[edit]

The school organizes an annual Science Exhibitions named OXPO,[2] in which all students from the school as well as the neighboring schools take part in. Student from different clubs devote themselves to creating presentations. Judges are called and prizes distributed from the special guest.

Oxford Badminton Tournament[edit]

During summer holidays, the school host 'Oxford Badminton Tournament' in association with Trivandrum District Badminton (Shuttle) Association.[3] Events are scheduled under 7 categories

  • Under 11 Boys Singles
  • Under 13 Boys Singles
  • Under 13 Boys Doubles
  • Under 15 Boys Singles
  • Under 15 Boys Doubles
  • Under 17 Boys Singles
  • Under 17 Boys Doubles

Cash prize and ever rolling trophies are presented to the winners

Activities[edit]

Students take part in extra-curricular activities such as sports, martial arts, swimming, and arts classes from 2:30- 2:55PM every afternoon. Extra classes are also held to further any student's special interests like Swimming, Kalari, Karate, Roller-skating etc.

Nurturing personal, creative and physical development of students

  • Literary clubs
  • Cultural programs
  • Sports
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Music & Drama

The School offers these facilities before school, during lunch hours, and after school. Every student is encouraged to participate in activities and to choose wisely so that they can participate fully in what they have chosen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ CBSE Affiliation # 930819
  2. ^ Science exhibition News from The Hindu Daily
  3. ^ Oxford Badminton Tournament 2013 mentioned in Trivandrum District Badminton (Shuttle) Association website [1]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 8°27′33″N 76°57′12″E / 8.45919°N 76.953344°E / 8.45919; 76.953344