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Brief of Wellington Cantonment..

Wellington Cantonment is situated three kilometers to the north of Coonoor. The Mettupalayam-Ooty road passes through the Cantonment. The Wellington Cantonment was earlier known as Jakkatalla (or Jacketallah) from the Badaga Village of that name to the north of it. In 1852, Sir Richard Armstrong, the then Commander-in-Chief, recommended that the name should be changed to Wellington in honor of the Iron Duke, who from the first had evinced an... Read more

The Cantonment Board Wellington is running two schools:
1) Cantonment Board Secondary School(CBSE Syllabus),
2) Cantonment Board High School (Tamil Nadu State Board Syllabus)

Cantonment Board Secondary School (CBSE Syllabus) : June 14th 2010 was the beginning when we had 33 students with two teachers. Gradually the school grew to what it is today with 750 students and 38 Teachers.

Classes from KG to X std: Academics is the prime concern of our school. We also rejoice in all the good results we have got through these years. We have introduced Interactive Smart Class facilities, Computer Lab etc. The school has been upgraded to Secondary level (up to X std) and obtained CBSE affiliation during the academic year 2017-18.

Curricular & Co- Curricular Activities : Along with academics, life skill classes such as Cookery, Candle making, Mushroom cultivation, Gardening etc… are conducted to develop multi-talented personalities among the students.

Students are also trained in the field of Music, Dance, Yoga, Karate and Sports to make them both physically and mentally energetic.

Students Strength

Sl.No
Academic Year
Boys
Girls
Total
1
2015-2016
251
201
452
2
2016-2017
262
217
479
3
2017-2018
287
241
528
4
2018-2019
285
245
530
5
2019-2020
412
338
750
6
2020-2021
412
338
750

Cantonment Board High School: Cantonment Board Primary School was established during the academic year 1957-1958 with 60 students. Department of Education has given recognition to the school upto 5th standard. Later it was improved as a middle school during the academic year 1967 to 1968. Now it has been upgraded as a High School during the academic year 2011-2012.

Students Strength

Sl.No
Academic Year
Boys
Girls
Total
1
2015-2016
145
102
247
2
2016-2017
184
111
295
3
2017-2018
232
133
365
4
2018-2019
136
47
183
5
2019-2020
39
15
54

Staff Strength: 8 Staff is working at present in Cantonment Board High School.

Facilities: Interactive Smart Class facilities, Well Equipped Lab Facilities, Library facilities, Computer Lab, Sports, Scholarships etc.,

Disaster Management Club, Fire Safety Clubs etc are functioning in the school.

Literature Clubs : Tamil Literature club and English Literature club are also established. Every month we are organizing club activities to encourage the children to bring out their inner talents.

NSS: We are offering opportunity to enroll the children in National Service Scheme. During weekends, classes are conducted on social awareness, importance of protecting the environment and field activities like tree plantation, cleaning the surroundings, disposal of plastic wastes etc.,are encouraged.