Marshall School, Dehradun

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Marshall School
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Marshall School, Dehradun is located in Uttarakhand
Marshall School, Dehradun
Marshall School, Dehradun
Location of the Marshall School in the Indian state of Uttarakhand
40, East Canal Road
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
India
Coordinates 30°19′07″N 78°02′54″E / 30.318599°N 78.048254°E / 30.318599; 78.048254Coordinates: 30°19′07″N 78°02′54″E / 30.318599°N 78.048254°E / 30.318599; 78.048254
Information
Type Private Co-Educational
Established 1967 (1967)
Founder Francis Russell Marshall
Status Open
School board ICSE
Teaching staff 3[1]
Grades K - 12th[1][2]
Age 3.5[2]+
Classes English, Hindi, Mathematics, Computers[2]
Medium of language English
Schedule 10am - 5pm
Classrooms 32
Campus size 22.03 acres
Campus type Suburban
Houses Ashoka
Shivaji
Azad
Pratap
Sports Basketball, Cricket, Badminton, Hockey, Volleyball, Football, Tennis, Gymnastics
Alumni Ali Abbas Zafar - film director and screenwriter.[3] Lavanya Tripathi

Marshall School, Dehradun is a co-educational Indian Certificate of Secondary Education school in Dehradun, the capital of the state of Uttarakhand in India. The school has been showing consistent results in both the 10th and 12th examinations ICSE.[4] The school is located on the East Canal road in Dehradun.

History[edit]

Marshall School was founded in 1967 by Francis Russell Marshall, a British educator. He had a vision to create a quality education system in Dehradun valley. He being the product of the British Public School systems and a close friend of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Mr. Marshall wanted the school to set up on the lines of Public Schools to suite the Indian conditions. For that reason, he found Dehradun to be an ideal place, where he made a humble start with only five students. Dehradun, being alone in the solitude of the lower Himalayas, was an ideal place for an educational environment. Marshall School follows his way of learning to this day.[citation needed]

Facilities[edit]

Marshall has a well equipped computer lab with one computer per student.

Hostel[edit]

The school has a hostel facility that is divided up by junior and senior grades, as well as by boys and girls.[2]

Athletic courts[edit]

Marshall School has separate athletic courts for indoor and outdoor sports. Tennis, basketball, and volleyball all have hard outdoor courts while badminton has an indoor court.[2]

Competition[edit]

The school organizes many events for integrated development of students, including a debate competition. The events attract students from around the valley and north India to participate every year. The school has four houses:

  • Blue (Ashoka)
  • Green (Shivaji)
  • Yellow (Azad)
  • Red (Pratap)

Every year these four houses compete among themselves to win different sport events,competitions and overall academics. The school organizes painting competitions,debates,sports and other activities on campus. School Headboy and Headgirl are chosen every year.

Sports[edit]

Regular sporting events as Athletics, Basketball, Cricket, Badminton, Hockey, Volleyball, Football, Tennis, Gymnastics etc. are organised in the school. The campus of the school can support these events. Professional sport coaches help students to perform well. Marshall school has shown remarkable performance during district sport events at Doon School.

Affiliation[edit]

The School is affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations. The school conducts both the standard 10th ICSE and the standard 12th ISC examinations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Marshall School , East Canal Road, Dehradun — SchoolFinder". schoolfinder.co.in. Archived from the original on 4 August 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Marshall School Dehradun". eUttaranchal. Retrieved 4 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Sahani, Alaka (14 July 2016). "Sultan's journey is similar to Salman Khan's real life, says director Ali Abbas Zafar". The Indian Express. Retrieved 4 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Marshall School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand — Course offer, Fee, Exam Dates, Admission and Results". www.99uttarakhand.in. Retrieved 4 August 2016. 

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