Academics

Sprawling over 12 acres of land, Cambrian Hall is situated in the lap of greenery of Dehradun Cantt., facing the majestic and picturesque Mussoorie hills. The school has a beautiful campus with two playing grounds, an Indoor Basket Ball Court also, an auditorium, well equipped Laboratories, separate blocks for seniors, middle and junior school, two libraries, an open air theatre for holding Assembly, six bedded Hospital and five spacious dormitories (four for boys and one for girls). The school has its own catering arrangement.

Campus:

The classes are held in two separate blocks:

Jodha Blockwhich houses classes VIII to XII is well equipped with laboratories for Computer Sciences, Physics, Chemistry Biology, Home Science and an Art room.

Doutre Block houses classes III to VII with an art room, a junior library and a junior laboratory for Computer Science.

The Experimental Blockhas the SUPW room, Open Air Theatre, Dance room, Music room and the senior Library. The Auditorium can accommodate nearly a 1000 students at a time with an indoor basketball court There is a separate block for class I and II.

There are separate toilets for boys and girls. The school has two playgrounds, one inside the campus and the second outside. The facilities of a canteen, a book and stationary shop, a tailor, cobbler as well as a barber are available within a campus. We also have a cycle stand. The bursar is responsible for maintenance of school property.

Hostels:

The boarders are housed in Shashi block which has a modern dining hall with a kitchen. The students are accommodated in dormitories according to their age and houses. The Principal, Vice Principal, Bursar, Estate Supervisor, Kitchen I/C, Housemasters and PTIs live in the campus in a separate block known as staff residential quarters. A separate Girl’s Hostel is also being run in the campus adjacent to the Principal’s residence.

Hospital:

There is a six bedded hospital near class I block under the charge of a full time Nursing Sister and a part time, highly qualified and experienced Doctor. There is a panel of medical specialists from town for consultation and students are admitted into nursing homes in case of any emergency. Children of Armed Forces personnel enjoy medical facilities in the Military Hospital, Dehra Dun in case of any serious injury/illness.

Food:

Both vegetarian and non vegetarian food is served on campus. However, beef and pork are strictly prohibited within the school. The menu includes Indian and English dishes. The diet offered is well balanced and wholesome and eggs and fresh fruits are a daily issue. Extra milk is provided of recommended by the school doctor. (250gms milk per day @ Rs. 450 per month). The mess in charge is responsible for preparation of food and the kitchen arrangements.

Transport:

Cambrian Hall provides Bus Transport for a limited number of children to and from school. It must not be presumed that a child who qualifies for admission will automatically be given a seat on the bus. Children are picked up and dropped at the most suitable spot near their homes convenient for the school buses. Bus routes are fixed and cannot be changed.

The bus charges are Rs. 450/- per child for a month or any part of the month. Bus charges are payable for eleven months in the year. No bus fees will be charged for the month of June. Charges are subject to revision periodically. Bus fees are not refundable. Children availing themselves of the bus must pay for the seat in advance, whether occupied or not. One calendar month�s notice for not using the bus must be given. Boys of classes IX, X, XI and XII are usually not permitted to use the school transport.

Publications:

The school brings out the following publications:

  1. Summit:A monthly newsletter covering day to day activities on the campus, articles from the students and achievements of the students.
  2. Cambrianite:Annual Magazine
  3. School Diary:The diary provides the calendar of events for the year, general rules for the conduct of the students, time table, school uniform details, curriculum, co-curricular activities, songs and prayers for the morning assembly as well as many other instructions useful to both parents and students.
  4. Question papers for previous years @ Rs. 15/- per set for each class.

“Cambrian Hall is affiliated to The Council For The Indian School Of Certificate Examinations, New Delhi. We have classes from Standard I to Standard XII.”

 

 

At Cambrian Hall, students are the focus. Every child’s abilities are recognized, developed and rewarded. Our curriculum is tailored to meet individual needs and aspirations to ensure that all the students are interested and motivated to learn.

We set high expectations for all students, assessing and evaluating their progress throughout the year in order to plan effectively for their successful learning. We promote a love for learning and encourage students to be independent, reflective learners through the development of thinking skills.

A diverse range of extracurricular activities is also available for our students to participate in. These include team sports, musical activities, theatre, dance, art, writing and games.

 

Cambrian Hall is a residential-cum-day, coeducational, English medium school affiliated with the Council for the Indian School of Certificate Examinations, New Delhi. The Council conducts two examinations, namely; the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE – Class X), The Indian School Certificate (ISC – Class XII).

THE ICSE (CLASS X): The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education has been designed to provide an examination in a course of general education, in accordance with the recommendations of the New Education Policy, 1986; through the medium of English. Private candidates are not permitted to appear for this examination.

THE ISC (CLASS XII): The Indian School Certificate is an examination, conducted through the medium of English, designed in accordance with the recommendations of New Education Policy, 1986, after a two year course of studies beyond the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (Class X) examination, or its equivalent.

 

 We at Cambrian Hall are privileged to have a dynamic team of qualified and competent teachers. Our faculty includes well experienced practioners who leverage their academic and subject expertise to create new knowledge and enduring concepts.

Regular workshops are conducted for the teaching staff in order to keep them updated with the latest trends and technology of teaching and motivate them and help them enhance their teaching skills.

On the whole, our faculty, curriculum and facilities are oriented towards developing an active, student-centered style of teaching. In other words, we attempt to model “best practices” in public school education and teach in a way that conveys appropriate, contemporary teaching methodology.

Our school library is the trinity of the three, “Books, Readers and Library Staff”.

 
Cambrian Hall has a well stocked library with a large number of books and journals on varied subjects. We have approximately 8000 books, Encyclopedia Britannica in 32 volumes. We have Science and wildlife Encyclopedias, a wide collection of English and Hindi Fictions, books on Philosophy, Religion, Social Science, Language, Pure Science, Applied Science, Fine Arts, Literature, History and Geography, as well as books to help students to prepare for competitive exams such as, IIT-JEE and Medical. The school library subscribes to all major newspapers and international magazines to keep students abreast of trends and happenings in India and across the world. The Library has proper sitting arrangement for students and staff.
Cambrian Hall has well equipped Laboratories to conduct practicals in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Application and Home science. All the Laboratories are set up with latest technology and have all necessary equipments and requirements. All Laboratories are spacious, airy, and have proper sitting arrangement. The school also has a multipurpose Physics Lecture Theatre for conducting lectures, seminars and other such activities.

Everyone has a dream or desire to succeed in life and become somebody. This can translate into careers in various fields like finance and business, as professionals- lawyers, doctors or economists, as artists – musicians, actors or singers or as philanthropist, public service- army, government or navy, or even saints. How do the young realize their dreams and how many do? How do we ensure that our students make the right choices and are encouraged to realize their dreams and make useful contribution to the communities and the world that we live in?

Based on demand from our students, we at Cambrian Hall, have identified tools to address this issue and we call it “Career Development Cell”. We offer personal coaching / monitoring to our students to turn dreams into reality with the help of trained professionals.

We focus on ….

  • Goal Setting and Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Stress Management
  • Subconscious Mind Management
  • Interpersonal Skills Management
  • Belief Management