Cambridge Foundation School, Rajouri Garden was established on 4th July 1966 by the Cambridge Foundation Society with an aim to provide “Excellence in Education and All round Development”. It all started in a residential building in Rajouri Garden, when a small nursery and kindergarten was started in the home of Mrs Sheila Verma and her husband the late Mr Brem Dutt Verma under the guidance of late Shri BS Murthy, former Minister for Health and Family Planning, Govt. of India. The school was recognised up to the middle level in 1969. Milestones in the growth of physical plant of CFS were added with the foundation stone being laid by Ms. Sheila Verma along with the school children and the dedicated staff on 2 nd October 1977. The school was shifted to its present premises at Rajouri Garden extension New Delhi 27 on April 29, 1978. The School has a sprawling campus of 4 acres.

Gradually CFS took shape and burst upon the educational scenario in west Delhi with vibrancy and freshness. It attracted the local community from the very start and it grew rapidly. It was upgraded to the senior level in 1979. Under the dynamic leadership of Ms. Sheila Verma and Late Shri BD Verma, the institution acquired its full fledged Senior Secondary School status affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, Affiliation No. 2730051. It is with their vision that we have now moved four decades ahead. They have been our guiding light by providing a platform of enrichment by institutionalizing a highly qualified faculty and the most loving students. Today the school is housed in 4 acre campus. The 3 storeyed structure has separate wings for different sections and departments. Its warm and safe ambience is very conducive to learning. The school receives immense support from its parent community and staff. The collaborative effort of all is responsible for the progress of our students which facilitates the growth of the school.

The progressive environment at CFS is an amalgamation of academics, theatre, art, debating, discussions, seminars, clubs and workshops, all being intelligently designed and promoted at school. Games, indoor and outdoor athletics, yoga, aerobics, scouting, music, dancing, picnics and excursions have an important place in the term wise planned school calendar. These myriad of activities are possible because it is the “love for learning” that drives each endeavour that a Cambridgean sets upon. To develop academic excellence the school offers a wide syllabus with careful planning and guidance to enable the student’s independent thinking and self expression. This is reflected in class XII results that we manage every year in the CBSE Board Examinations year after year. Opportunity is given to each student to acquire the values and belief that will guide him/her throughout their life. Group activities in the school inculcate in the students team spirit, feelings of patriotism and teach them values of sharing and caring. The ideals of quality and excellence with emphasis on human values, commitment and discipline help to mould the student to adopt a modern progressive and international outlook with a secular nature... The school believes in imparting Holistic Education to the students which will lead to the development of-Head, Heart and Hand so that they efficiently discharge their duties to themselves, to the community, to the nation as a whole and to humanity at large.

Upholding the school values, our enlightened, creative and forward looking Principal Ms. Anita Puri and Director Ms. Meena Malik are competently holding the school banner high. The introduction of smart boards is a cognizant move for further enhancement of knowledge, to foster the ability of every child to grow to his maximum potential. Our faculty and staff earnestly hone our student’s academic achievement, character and creativity. Excellence is nurtured and groomed to achieve our vision in order to provide an environment that promotes lifelong learning and independence of thought.

The school continues to strive for excellence in all areas and exposes the students to the latest pedagogic innovations. While the school emphasizes global thinking it also believes in preserving our own culture and ideology, the traditional Indian values of humility, modesty and reverence. The school motto STRIVE TO RISE truly speaks volumes about the quality of education which the school imparts and the values it stands for. CFS tirelessly strives to create a learning atmosphere where mind is without fear and head is held high.

AWARDS

1. THE MAHARISHI PATANJALI SMRITI RASHTRIYA MANAV RATNA SAMMAN
Ms. Sheila Verma was honoured with the Maharishi Patanjali Smriti Rashtriya Manav Ratna Samman by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Mrs Sheila Dixit at an award function held at Teen Murti Auditorium organised by Manav Kalyan Yog Va Prakratik Chikitsa avam Shikha Sansthan, in recognition of her outstanding contributions in the field of education, sports and humanitarian activities.

2. GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION AWARD
The School Principal Mrs Anita Puri was awarded GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION AWARD at the 10th World Human Right Congress. The ceremony was organised by the Indian Institute of Human Rights, on 10th December 2008 on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of “The Declaration of Human Rights”. The Principal was felicitated by Hon’ble Mr Carlos A.Yrigoyen, Acting Ambassador of Peru to India, for her outstanding work in the field of education and activities associated with providing education to under privileged students. The function was attended by dignitaries----Ambassadors, High Commissioners, United Nations Diplomats and Human Rights activists.

3. SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AWARD
CFS was conferred with School Management Award 2009 on the occasion of the World Management Congress Day on 31st December 2009 at the India International Centre. The award instituted by the Global 0pen University, Nagaland and Confederation of Indian Universities, New Delhi was awarded to the school for its outstanding contribution in the area of Education Planning and School Management. 

4. BRITISH COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AWARD
The school has been accredited with the much coveted British Counsel International School Award from 2012-2015. The award was achieved when the CFS International School Award Team, successfully completed a series of activities approved by the British Council over the period of one year. Through these activities the school students interacted via Email and video conferencing with students from North Carolina (USA), and Germany. This added an International dimension to the school’s curriculum and innovation to classroom curriculum transaction. Besides broadening the horizons, this challenge fostered team building innovation and project management. Getting the Action Plan and Dossier together brought the staff together to examine
each other’s practices and evolve a new way of working.

 

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