Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai, New Delhi, was established in 1975 to cater to the educational needs of the children in the southern part of the Metropolis, Delhi. The foundation stone ofthe school was laid on 14th December 1975 by Mrs. Sushma Berlia daughter of Sh. Stya Paul. It has now a well designed building with lovely green lawns on an 8 acre campus.
The school has been growing in strength and achievements in all directions of educational endeavour from academics to sports, music and dance to computers. Above all there is a focus on value education and a renewed effort to pursue and enrich our basic moral values and cultural heritage coupled with a sense of social responsibility.
In keeping pace with the technological progress and the advent into the 21st century, the school has introduced Computer Aided Learning to make the teaching and learning process more effective. The school is equipped with six computer labs housing 160 computers with multimedia facility including LCD lab. The internet facility has opened up possibilities for an unlimited scope for learning.
The students have performed commendably in the CBSE exam and have been ranked amongst the top 0.1% at the All India level. They find places in prestigious professional colleges like IIT, AIIMS, NDA etc. as well as reputed universities in the UK and the US.
Good teaching and good parenting are the two strongest pillars support for a growing child. Teachers and parents attend various workshops to promote a healthy development of the child's personality. The Parent Teachers Association plays a very positive role in the growth of the school.
At Apeejay, qualities like leadership and sportsmanship are closely interwoven in the school's curriculum, the main aim being to develop not only physical but also the mental health of the students. Cricket, football, basketball, throw ball, volleyball are some of the games played. Special coaching in these games is also provided.
The students are also given training in skating, short-tennis and yoga. Table tennis and chess are some of the indoor games played by the students The swimming pool is a joy for all, throughout the summer months. Treks, nature ramblings, cross country races cycling and mountaineering expeditions are organized on a regular basis.
The Interact club is actively involved in sensitizing the students to the needs of the under-privileged by undertaking several social projects. The Interactors of the school have represented the country as ambassadors of goodwill in Rotary exchange programme to various countries.
Apeejay Shiekh Sarai enjoys the unique distinction of being the first school in India to feature in The Limca Book Of World Records for having organized a car rally on 19th December 1999 with maximum participation to mark the Silver Jubilee of the institution.
The yearlong Silver Jubilee Celebrations concluded with the grand finale on November 25, 2000. The highlights of the function were a slide show, "TRYST WITH TIME", showing the progress of the School through 25 years and a Ballet, "REFLECTIONS IN TIME", based on the vision and thoughts of Dr. Stya Paul. General V.P. Malik (Retd. VSM) was the Chief Guest and he appreciated the excellent work done by the institution in promoting the cause of education. A special "FIRST DAY COVER" was released by Chief Post Master General, Mr. S.K.Sharma, on the occasion.
As we look back with a sense of fulfilment over the years that have been, we look ahead at the years that are to be with a renewed commitment to soar higher and higher towards excellence.
Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai is situated at Sheikh Sarai - I, near Panchsheel Park on one end and Malviya Nagar at the other end.
Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai will provide generation of students to come with highest quality, complete education incorporating right blend of physical, mental and spiritual attributes, and with emphasis on FORMATION than INFORMATION with a view to making them global citizens and proud Indians who would go forth from here ready to serve our country and fellow men.
The School is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for its All India Secondary and Senior Secondary Examinations and is also a member of National Progressive Schools Conference. There are classes from Nursery to XII.