The Shiv Nadar Foundation launches an international school in Chennai. Admission details here – Edexlive

Collar. Gopal Karunakaran (Retired), CEO of Shiv Nadar School and Padmini Sambasivam, Principal of Shiv Nadar School Chennai | (Photo: Shiv Nadar Foundation)

The Shiv Nadar Foundation has announced the launch of its new Shiv Nadar School in Chennai. The proposed school is part of the foundation’s K-12 chain of schools, “which is envisioned as an international school with traditional values,” the official press release reads.

The school is set to be built in Damodar Gardens near Elliot Beach in Chennai on a 14-acre campus. It will be affiliated with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Board. The school will initially operate with classes I to IV and will accommodate approximately 150 students in the first year. “Consumption will gradually increase each year,” according to the press release. The academic session for the proposed classes will start from June 2023 and registration details are available at:

Campus facilities include a wading pool, library, dining hall, auditorium, outdoor amphitheater, swimming pool, and playground. It also includes a science lab, facilities for exploring a variety of art forms – visual and performing arts – a multipurpose indoor sports complex, sports field, playground and various exhibition spaces, says the press release. “With separate blocks for junior high, junior high and seniors, the school is designed to be a green campus, using sustainable and recyclable building materials,” the statement said. It can be noted that the Shiv Nadar Foundation already has three schools operating in the NCR region.

“We are delighted to launch Shiv Nadar School in Chennai. We will provide students with a holistic learning experience, where academic excellence is combined with the pursuit of the arts – music, theatre, dance and visual arts, excellence in sports, problem solving and project-based learning, and leadership – all essential elements of building an intellectually, socially and emotionally balanced citizen of tomorrow,” said Col. Gopal Karunakaran (retired), CEO of the school Shiv Nadar.


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