The King's School, Goa

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The King's School
TKS
The King's School Goa Logo.png
Location
Margao, Goa
India
Information
Type Private
Motto Train a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not turn from it
Established 2005
Founders Manuel Filipe Pereira
Annette Pereira
Sister school Child Care School
Chairman Melvin Pereira
Principal Tanuja Dessai
Grades Nursery, LKG, UKG, 1-12
Enrollment 1,600 (2013)
Houses Red, Blue, Green and Yellow
Color(s) Navy Blue and Red
Sports Football, Cricket, Athletics, Volleyball, Throwball, Hockey, Skating, Badminton, Swimming, Basketball
Affiliations CBSE
Website

The Kings School is an English Medium co-educational school. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The school was a dream of founder Chairman Manuel Filipe Pereira and founder Annette Pereira. Chairman Melvin Pereira and Principal Ligia Pereira envisioned and executed those dreams in the garden of Child Care School, where in the year 2005, The Kings School was planted, nurtured and grew. The school has over 20 classrooms. It was initially based for grades from Nursery to X but on February 2014, the school announced that it would have a higher secondary(XI and XII).

It is the second highest earning school in Goa in terms of income, it had a total income of Rs. 9.83 crores in the financial years 2014–15 and 2015–16.[1]

Campus[edit]

Construction[edit]

On Children's day, 14 November 2006 the school purchased a 2.5 acre land in the scenic village of Mugalli in Sao Jose de Areal, 4 km away from Margao. In May 2007 a further 2.5 acre land was purchased and the foundation stone was laid by the founder of Child Care School, Annette Pereria on 14 June 2007 for the 3000 sq.mts built up area school building for The Kings School. The building was fully completed on record time by the builders. The building was furnished and ready to start a new academic year on 5 June 2008. One of the Lok Sabha Minister of Parliament, Francisco Sardinha inaugurated the new school building at the School Sports Festival in 2009. The second phase of the school started construction on June 2008. The third phase of the school was also built.

Additions to the school[edit]

In 2011, a swimming pool was gifted to the school by one of the well wishers of the school. A dedicated indoor sports area was also made where students are trained to play chess, table tennis and carrom. The third phase of the school featured a canteen for more than 100 students where breakfast, snacks and lunch is served. A library was as well constructed in the first phase of the building. The school also has a turf playground where a variety of sports are played which include football, cricket and athletics.

Activities and workshops[edit]

Students attending the Wikipedia Workshop.

The school has put up many sessions and activities for the students.

The school in association with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Institute of Fire Safety, Health and Environmental Management Goa celebrated 'Fire Service Week'.[2]

The school held many workshops; the latest is the robotics workshop of innovations company. The school held a Wikipedia workshop in the school where the students were explained what Wikipedia was all about and thought how to make articles and use them to the fullest.[3]

The school annually hosts the event 'Dine & Dance' which is a fundraiser in the aid of cancer patients.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Is your child studying in the richest school?". The Goan. Retrieved 2017-07-28. 
  2. ^ "The Kings School celebrates 'Fire safety week'". Retrieved 3 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Fernandes, Diana. "Konkani Wikipedia makes headway Konkani Wikipedia makes headway". O Heraldo. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 

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