VidyaPeetam, a Sr. Secondary school, affiliated to C B S E New Delhi, English medium school was founded by Shri. T. S. Santhanam, Chairman of Brakes India Limited, TVS Group and is nurtured with care and concern by Sholinghur Development Trust with support from Brakes India Limited, TEL and other group of companies in Sholinghur area. The school was started to cater to the needs of employees of Brakes India and also for the local public. It is stepping into its 39th year of dedicated service in the field of education. Further to the above, to impart the best of education with care, love and understanding with a view to instilling into children’s young minds early enough, the moral ethical values, strength of character, discipline, global outlook, firm faith in all religions and an abiding spirit of service and sacrifice, thus helping and encouraging them to develop a broader and healthier outlook
History Of Growth
The school was started on 15.6.1982 at No.36, Subbarao Street, Sholinghur with 52 pupils, 5 teaching staff and 5 non teaching staff. At present we have 1213 students, 63 staff members and 13 sub-staff. The student teacher ratio is 19:1.
32 batches of students have appeared for AISSE (X) Examinations & have come out successfully. 28 batches of students have appeared for AISSCE (XII) and came out with flying colours. All our alumni are well placed all over the world.The average number of students passing out of +2 every year is 40 and the average number of students passing out of 10th every year is 60. Special coaching is offered for external competitive exams like JEE, NEET, NTSE.
Other Activities Of The School
Focus is given to all round development of the students by providing activities like scouts and guides, Coaching for Cricket, Tennis, Karate, Dance, Drums and Keyboard. All our scouts and guides have won the Rajya puraskar awards.Our students have been selected for inter-district cricket tournments. Our students have won overall championships in inter school sports, quiz and cultural competitions several times.
The school is awarded with the ISO 9001:2015 Certificate from the British Standard Institute. We have also the “Zero wastage School” award from the Namma ooru Foundation. Career 360, a magazine popular among the Education sectors in India has rated Vidya Peetam School as one of the Best Schools in India (AAAA) for the 4th consecutive year. We were Awarded with Dr. Shivraj Rolling Shield for the 16th Year continuously for mobilizing more than 200 donors in the Blood Donation Camp in rural areas.