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Marshall School, Dehradun is a co-educational Indian Certificate of Secondary Education school in Dehradun, the capital of the state of Uttarakhand in India. The school has been showing consistent results in both the 10th and 12th examinations ICSE.[4] The school is located on the East Canal road in Dehradun.

Marshall School
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Marshall School, Dehradun is located in Uttarakhand
Marshall School, Dehradun
Marshall School, Dehradun
Location of the Marshall School in the Indian state of Uttarakhand
40, East Canal Road

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Coordinates30°19′07″N 78°02′54″E / 30.318599°N 78.048254°E / 30.318599; 78.048254Coordinates: 30°19′07″N 78°02′54″E / 30.318599°N 78.048254°E / 30.318599; 78.048254
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TypePrivate Co-Educational
Established1967 (1967)
FounderFrancis Russell Marshall
StatusOpen
School boardICSE
Teaching staff3[1]
GradesK - 12th[1][2]
Age3.5[2]+
ClassesEnglish, Hindi, Mathematics, Computers[2]
Medium of languageEnglish
Schedule10am - 5pm
Classrooms32
Campus size22.03 acres
Campus typeSuburban
HousesAshoka
Shivaji
Azad
Pratap
SportsBasketball, Cricket, Badminton, Hockey, Volleyball, Football, Tennis, Gymnastics
AlumniAli Abbas Zafar - film director and screenwriter.[3] Lavanya Tripathi

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HistoryEdit

Marshall School was founded in 1967 by Francis Russell Marshall, a British educator. He had a vision to create a quality education system in Dehradun valley. He being the product of the British Public School systems and a close friend of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Mr. Marshall wanted the school to set up on the lines of Public Schools to suite the Indian conditions. For that reason, he found Dehradun to be an ideal place, where he made a humble start with only five students. Dehradun, being alone in the solitude of the lower Himalayas, was an ideal place for an educational environment. Marshall School follows his way of learning to this day.[citation needed]

FacilitiesEdit

Marshall has a well equipped computer lab with one computer per student.

HostelEdit

The school has a hostel facility that is divided up by junior and senior grades, as well as by boys and girls.[2]

Athletic courtsEdit

Marshall School has separate athletic courts for indoor and outdoor sports. Tennis, basketball, and volleyball all have hard outdoor courts while badminton has an indoor court.[2]

CompetitionEdit

The school organizes many events for integrated development of students, including a debate competition. The events attract students from around the valley and north India to participate every year. The school has four houses:

  • Blue (Ashoka)
  • Green (Shivaji)
  • Yellow (Azad)
  • Red (Pratap)

Every year these four houses compete among themselves to win different sport events,competitions and overall academics. The school organizes painting competitions,debates,sports and other activities on campus. School Headboy and Headgirl are chosen every year.

SportsEdit

Regular sporting events as Athletics, Basketball, Cricket, Badminton, Hockey, Volleyball, Football, Tennis, Gymnastics etc. are organised in the school. The campus of the school can support these events. Professional sport coaches help students to perform well. Marshall school has shown remarkable performance during district sport events at Doon School.

AffiliationEdit

The School is affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations. The school conducts both the standard 10th ICSE and the standard 12th ISC examinations.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Marshall School , East Canal Road, Dehradun — SchoolFinder". schoolfinder.co.in. Archived from the original on 4 August 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ a b c d e "Marshall School Dehradun". eUttaranchal. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  3. ^ Sahani, Alaka (14 July 2016). "Sultan's journey is similar to Salman Khan's real life, says director Ali Abbas Zafar". The Indian Express. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Marshall School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand — Course offer, Fee, Exam Dates, Admission and Results". www.99uttarakhand.in. Retrieved 4 August 2016.

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