St. James' School (Kolkata)

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St. James' School
St james school kolkata logo.jpg
Address
165, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata 700014

,
India
Information
TypePrivate
MottoPro Ecclesia Et Pro Patria
(For Church and For Country)
Religious affiliation(s)Church of North India
Established1864
PrincipalMr. Terence Hamilton Ireland
HeadmistressBetty Matthews
HeadmasterMr. Neville Holt
StaffVaries
EnrollmentVaries
CampusUrban
NicknameJacobeans
AffiliationsCouncil for the Indian School Certificate Examinations
Website

St. James' School, Kolkata, India, is a CNI school, one of the oldest and most prestigious private schools in India. It completed 150 years in 2014. It is associated with the ICSE Board of Education. It was established on 25 July 1864 by Bishop Cotton.[1] In 1900, St. James' School won the Beighton Cup and has till date been the only school to ever win the oldest hockey tournament in the world.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ St. James' School, Kolkata. "Official Website of St. Jame's School, Kolkata". Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  2. ^ O’Brien, Barry (4 December 2004). "All hail hockey on history high". Eye on Calcutta. Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, 4 December 2004. Retrieved 2007-04-13.

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Coordinates: 22°33′18″N 88°21′56″E / 22.55500°N 88.36556°E / 22.55500; 88.36556