Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is a fiery historical figure in Indian History known for his crucial role during the Indian Freedom Struggle and suffering and sacrifice. In the year, 1958 in free India, the Gujarat Education Society established the Sardar Patel Vidyalaya was established in memory of Sardar Patel and inspired by his ideals in Lodhi Estate. The aim was to meet the diverse educational needs of the Children in Delhi with the objective of preserving the best of Gujarati culture and heritage and yet strive to be progressive in outlook.
The school functioned with a value based child centric educational approach and its mission was to retain the Indian identity in children as they aspired for higher studies abroad. The school believed in inculcating in its students a strong value system based on a unique blend of traditions and modernity. The teachers provide the students with special attention to enhance the all-round development of their personality transforming them into caring and sharing individuals equipped with with respect for both for both man and nature.
Shri H.M Patel as our founder president established the Institution with the belief that education should be broad, balanced and integrated combining both academic and practical skills in the pursuit of excellence. The school aims at providing children with opportunities to develop their natural abilities to face the rapidly changing world. To this end, the faculty has always been encouraged to use the classroom situations to make relevant and critical connections to both the child’s inner life and the outside.
The Morning Assembly develops the spiritual side of the students while the Friday Collection sensitizes children to the needs of those less privileged. The Neighborhood Project, open to classes IX and XI, contributes to the underprivileged. The children are taught vocational subjects like candle making, designing cards and calendars etc. The children are taught to call the peons and attenders as Bhaiyas or Didis. The infrastructure of the school comprises two computer labs with 22 latest Compaq and HP systems installed with an Internet facility. Computer education is imparted from class V onwards. The library at Sardar Patel consists of a vast collection of 20,000 books but.
Nursery and Class I have their midday meals as part of the school routine but the older children are served with a freshly cooked variety of snacks by the canteen. Aerated drinks are not permitted .A full time qualified doctor and a nurse look after our full-fledged clinic where all first aid and minor emergencies can be taken care of. The Centre also conducts training in first aid. The School, in collaboration with the DTC, provides transport for via 22 bus routes. Sardar Patel, like its leader is a school for the strong willed.
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