Vijnana Vihara School

Vijnana Vihara English Medium School, Nutakki
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Location
Keshva Nagar Nutakki, Andhra Pradesh, India
Information
Established 1 April 1990
Founder Vijnana Vihara Vidya Kendram Committee
Affiliation APBSE
Alumni http://vvemnutakki.vaave.com
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Vijnana Vihara English Medium School is Nutakki's first coeducational English Medium school, at Kesava Nagar, Nutakki, India The Vijnana Vihara Vidya Kendram Committee runs the school.

VVEMS was started in 1991, on the initiative of philanthropists and educationists, to educate rural and tribal pupils. It provides intensive training in physical activities and yoga. The school won prizes in the recitation of Bhagavadgeeta, in essay writing, and in elocution and debating competitions.

The school has a big playground to conduct physical exercises and yoga classes. The school is situated in the midst of green agricultural lands to provide a serene atmosphere for learning.

The school is English medium with Telugu, Sanskrit and Hindi taught as Vernaculars. The subjects taught are determined by the Madhyamik (Andhra Pradesh) Board of Education.

History

The school was founded on 1 April 1991 at Nutakki. For several years, the school was located in Nutakki, before it moved to its present location on the outskirts of Nutakki. It started with 100 students which has now grown up to nearly 1000.

Campuses

The school is divided into two campuses to serve the Junior Section and the High School.

Classes between nursery and class five are taught in the Junior Section, while classes between six and twelve are conducted at the High School campus.

Having started with only 100 children, the school presently tutors about 1000 students in up to ten sections divided between morning and afternoon sessions for every standard. It has 50 teachers and 25 members of non-teaching staff.

The school is in association with Vijnana Vihara in Gudilova and Sri Vijnana Vihara in Vijayawada.

School calendar

The junior school admits children every year with formalities beginning about six to nine months before. The sessions start around the month of May.

Summer and Durga Puja vacations are about a month each and are in May-June and September-October, respectively. Winter recess is in the last week of December, just after the three day annual arts and crafts exhibition in mid December.

References

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