Sowdeswari Vidyalaya Coimbatore

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Coordinates: 10°59′47.29″N 76°56′1.76″E / 10.9964694°N 76.9338222°E / 10.9964694; 76.9338222

Sri Sowdeswari Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary school
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Entrance
Address
Arul Garden Ramamurthy Road, Selvapuram
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, 641026
India
Information
Type Self financed
Motto உள்ளுவதெல்லாம் உயர்வுள்ளல்
(All thoughts be lofty)
Established 1 June 1977 (1977-06-01)
Founder Nachimuthu Chettiar
School board Samacheer Kalvi
Principal Mrs. K. Anuradha
Teaching staff 94
Number of students 3081
Classes LKG to 12th std
Affiliation Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Board

The Sri Sowdeswari Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore or SSV Matric, is in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. The school is run by Sri Ramalinga Sowdeswari Charitable Trust.[1] The school educates students from LKG to Standard 12. It offers education as per the Samacheer Kalvi and Higher Secondary board or Tamil Nadu State Board syllabus. It is an English medium school. On Annual Day each year important personalities are invited.[2]

History[edit]

The school was started on 1 June 1977[3] in a rented building at D.B.Road R.S.Puram. In 1997 the school shifted to its own building at Chokampudur, Coimbatore where the present campus is located.

Sports[edit]

Sports facilities available are:

  • Basketball court
  • Football ground
  • Throw ball
  • Hand ball
  • Ball badminton
  • Table tennis
  • Shuttle badminton
  • Kho-Kho
  • Volleyball court

Students won two gold medals in the 200m running race and the javelin throw in the SDAT National women's sports festival district level competition 1held at Nehru Stadium, Coimbatore.[4] In 2015, L.B. Nivetha, student of this school was one of the state topper in the Higher Secondary Examinations with a total of 1192 (out of 1200) marks and Tamil as their first language.[5] [6]

Facilities[edit]

  • Computer Lab
  • Science Lab
  • Communication Hall
  • Student Teachers Canteen
  • School Library
  • Edu comp
  • Physical Education Room
  • student's Health room
  • Separate Kinder Garden block
  • CCTV protected

Extra curriculars[edit]

  • Yoga
  • Music
  • Quiz club [Cryptex quiz club]
  • Scouts & Guides
  • JRC[junior red cross]
  • RSP[road safety patrol]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Directorate of matriculation schools[dead link] -Possibly requires login
  2. ^ "Sri Sowdeshwari Vidyalaya celebrates annual day". The Hindu. March 14, 2008. Retrieved December 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ M Saravanan (28 September 2011). "நாச்சிமுத்து செட்டியார் Founder of "Sri Ramalinga Sowdeswari charitable trust"". Retrieved December 20, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Subhashini from Sowdeswari Vidyalaya clinches double gold". The Hindu. November 15, 2010. Retrieved December 20, 2011. 
  5. ^ KAVITA KISHORE (May 8, 2015). "Girls from Tiruppur, Coimbatore shine". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  6. ^ R. SAIRAM (May 8, 2015). "Plus Two results: a historic high and several lows for Coimbatore". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 January 2016.