SelaQui International School
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|SelaQui International School|
|Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India|
|Founder||Mr. Om Pathak|
|Headmaster||Mr. Rashid Sharfuddin|
The SelaQui School was established in October 2000 in Dehradun, a hill town in Uttar Pradesh (now in Uttarakhand) by Mr. Om Pathak, a former IAS officer of the Uttar Pradesh Cadre.The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. In 2004, the SelaQui School was renamed SelaQui World School as it had been authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) Diploma Program. In 2010, the school became SelaQui International School (or SIS), due to an objection raised by the IBO on the use of the word ‘World’.
SelaQui's name was inspired by the name of the village where it is situated, Selakui, which, in the local dialect means, "shallow well". The campus is located 20 kilometers from Dehradun city, on the NH 72 going to Himachal Pradesh.
The school is situated next to the Suvarna river. It is a fully boarding school, having around 300 students. The campus is sprawled across 52 acres
The school has separate boarding facilities for boys and girls. The boys and girls facilities are separated by the teachers’ residences and dining hall.
The hostels are on two floors, the ground floor housing the junior classes, and the first floor housing the senior classes.
Each hostel has a recreation area where the students can refresh themselves for 30–45 minutes in the evening after dinner.
School sporting activities include soccer, cricket, rifle shooting, basketball, volleyball, swimming, tennis, table tennis, badminton and hockey. Students take up an individual sport as well as a team sport.