Promoted by the Congregation of Christian Brothers in 1916 under the brotherhood of Blessed Edmund Rice, St. Edmund’s School, Laitumkhrah, Shillong is a day school for boys affiliated with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), New Delhi. The school offers education from Kindergarten through class X with English as the medium of instruction.
The prime motto of the school is “Facta Non Verba” meaning deeds not words. The school focuses on providing quality education based on ideologies of service to God, humanity and the nation through sincerity, hard work and self discipline. The school ensures that every child obtains basic education, thus preparing them as confident keen learners by offering them high quality holistic education.
Set amidst a verdant backdrop, the St. Edmund’s School campus hosts spacious well-lit classrooms, a well resourced library with books on all genres, an auditorium, a school play field and a well equipped laboratory for Computer Science.
Affiliated with CISCE, New Delhi, St. Edmund’s School offers schooling from Kindergarten to class X. The school provides sufficient opportunities for students to prove themselves in academics as well as in all forms of co-curricular activities. Unit tests on regular basis and subjects such as Moral Science are a prominent feature of the curriculum.
The school curriculum includes subjects such as English Literature, English Language, Mathematics, History, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science/Commerce (Computer compulsory from classes IV-VIII), Second Language (Khasi or Hindi) and Third Language (classes V to VIII)
The school organises ‘Creation Week’ that includes a myriad of activities such as debates, extempore speeches, declamations, dances, spelling bee, skits, dramas, quizzes, individual talent displays such as solo singing, solo musical performance, poetry and physical training classes as part of co-curricular activities. The school also organises elocution competition, annual concert and annual sports day functions.
No student will be admitted to the school without a Transfer Certificate from the school previously attended. Admissions are clearly based on the principal’s discretion. For more details on admission, please contact the school office.
For detailed fee structure, please contact the school office.
An organisation called SEPPA (St Edmund’s Past Pupils Association) exists worldwide along with a charitable arm “SEPPA Gives”. The operational Headquarter of SEPPA & its charitable arm is at Guwahati, Assam, India. An annual meet of Seppans and families worldwide is held on the 2nd weekend of February every year. Meets are largely held in North East India with active participation of Seppans all over the world.
Being a day school St. Edmund School does not provide accommodation facilities.