Promoted on August 5, 1996, Salwan Public School is a coeducational day school affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. The school was founded by the Salwan Education Trust, established in 1941 by Late Shri Girdhari Lal Salwan.
The school maintains a teacher student ratio of 1:35, and promotes high performance standards to help students reach uncommon heights. Apart from regular courses, the school offers examinations in various subjects in collaboration with the University of Cambridge and offers contemporary subjects such as environmental studies, sustainable development programs, psychology etc.
The eco-friendly school campus is equipped with a passive solar heating system, ventilation pre-heating which stops direct sunrays from entering classrooms and. ‘UV’ exterior paint that reflects upto 15 percent heat, enabling the classrooms to remain cool during summers. CFL lights are installed on the campus to reduce energy consumption along with a geo-exchange heating and cooling systems which is one of the cleanest methods for clean energy sustainability. The school building roof top is designed for rain water harvesting.
The school uses rubber wood or re-cycled wood for classroom furniture. It offers two computer labs for senior and junior wings, equipped with the latest technology and multimedia software. The computer labs have a student-machine ratio of 1:1 and latest software for data analysis, web and software design.
Labs for physics, chemistry, life sciences and biology are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, models, chemicals and various other gadgets, to allow students to experiment.
The primary section library features around 6000 books. Different activities like word building, picture competitions, and story acting are conducted to develop reading habits among the students. The senior library offers over 8000 books and is equipped with a wide collection of reading and research material, latest fiction, poetry, philosophical books, magazines, comics, newspapers, text-books, audio and video cassettes, CDs, DVDs and other visual aids.
Other facilities at Salwan Public School, Mayur Vihar include a medical room, math and English labs, a music room and a sports complex.
Salwan Public School, Mayur Vihar is affiliated with CBSE and offers education from nursery to class X. Professors from Harvard, Standford and Oxford Universities regularly visit the school campus and provide training to the teachers. The school has partnered with international organizations such as The British Council, Reggio Emilia Institute and Cambridge University. The school also engages in cultural exchange programs with Australia, U.K, and Singapore besides projects on sustainable living with International City Auroville.
The school offers the following subjects:
Classes I to V: Subjects include English, Hindi, mathematics, general science, social science, drawing, music, dance and various co curricular activities.
Classes VI to VIII: Subjects include English, Hindi, mathematics, Sanskrit/French, general science, social science, drawing, painting, physical education and co-curricular activities work experience, papier mache, creative drawing and art education.
Classes IX and X: Subjects include English (Course-A), Hindi/Sanskrit (Course-B), French / general science (physics, chemistry, biology), social science, (history, geography, economics, civics), mathematics (Course-A), work experience-physical education and other co-curricular activities.
The admission process for session 2013-14 commences on January 2. The prospectus can be obtained from the school office from January 2, 2013 to January 16, 2013 between 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, on all working days.
The child should be 3+years as on March 31 of the year of admission.
The school fees and other charges are fixed at the beginning of the session and collected in quarterly installments beginning from April 1 to March 31 of the academic session. The admission fee is non-refundable. Detailed fee structure is available on request from the school.
Kiran Mehta, principal, Salwan Public School, was awarded the State Teacher Award 2012 by honorable chief minister Sheela Dixit and Kiran Walia, education minister.
Professors from Harvard, Standford and Oxford Universities regularly visit the school campus and provide training to the teachers. The school has partnered with international organizations such as The British Council, Reggio Emilia Institute and Cambridge University. The school also engages in cultural exchange programs with Australia, U.K, and Singapore besides projects on sustainable living with International City Auroville.