Army Public School, Shankar Vihar

Army Public School, Shankar Vihar is a school in Delhi Cantonment, Shankar Vihar, Delhi. It is a branch of the AWES-controlled Indian Army Public Schools. The school is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education [1]

Army Public School, Shankar Vihar
Location


Coordinates28°33′40.02″N 77°8′29.4″E
Information
TypeArmy Public School
MottoTruth is God
Established2007
School boardCBSE
PrincipalMrs. Malini Narayanan
Classes1 - 12
PublicationAnusmriti
Pincode110010
WebsiteAPS Shankar Vihar Website

Army Public School, Shankar Vihar is committed to the multi-faceted growth and upliftment of students by offering them not merely the inputs that are necessary for excellent performance in national level examinations, but also a more general education designed to enhance maturity, breadth of vision and versatility of personality. Towards this end, co-curricular and sports activities play a large part.


The students in the school are divided into four houses:

Houses
Ashoka
Buddha
Chanakya
Dronacharya

Inception

The foundation stone of the school was laid on 17 August 2005 by Adjutant General Lt Gen Mohinder Singh PVSM, UYSM, AVSM. After almost two years and six months, the school, with full staffing and student enrollment, was functional from 9 April 2007. Mrs. Malini Narayan, the principal, joined the school on 22 April 2007.

The school holds an Annual Competitive Event "Expressions". Through Expressions, many schools in Delhi come together to compete in categories including Graffiti Painting, Web Crawling, Folk Singing, Best Out of Waste and Band Competitions.[2]

Infrastructure and academics

The school is divided into three wings -

  • Primary Wing
  • Secondary Wing
  • Senior Secondary Wing

The school has an air-conditioned auditorium, a well-maintained library, chemistry/physics/biology labs and music, dance and art rooms. The Official School band is Kaleidocycle. For sports, the school provides 4 Basketball courts, 2 Tennis courts, 2 Handball Courts and a Football Field. Taekwondo and NCC are also available.

The school offers the following streams after 10th Grade -

Science(Maths)Science(w/o Maths)Commerce(Maths)Commerce(w/o Maths)Humanities
EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
PhysicsPhysicsEconomicsEconomicsEconomics
ChemistryChemistryAccountancyAccountancyPsychology
MathsN/AMathsBusiness StudiesHistory
Bio/Comp Sci/EconomicsBio/Home Sci/InformaticsBusiness StudiesHome Sci/InformaticsHome Sci/Informatics

Achievements

On 18 November 2016,the school bagged the second prize for overall academic performance in large category school


References

  1. "Complete Information Form". 164.100.50.30. Archived from the original on 10 April 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013.
  2. "Army Public School, Shankar Vihar, New Delhi". Apsshankarvihar.com. Archived from the original on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013.
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