Sardar Patel Vidyalaya is a school located in Lodi Estate, New Delhi,
India. It is known for for extra-curricular
activites that complement and compliment academics.
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Classes: Nursery, 1-st upto 12-th grade.
Teachers, Supporting staff: ~200
Besides the usual subjects, the students are taught four languages.
English, Hindi and Sanskrit are mandatory. For the fourth language, there
is a choice between one of Tamil, Urdu, Bengali or Gujrati.
After completing 10-th grade, students can choose to major in either one
of the four: Computer Science, Biology or Pre-Medicene, Business and
Commerce, or Humanities.
Sports and Atheletics:
The school's Cricket team is one of India's best. Players
have gone on to join regional teams as well as the Indian team.
Interested students participate in regional atheletics matches. There is
also a gymnastics team. The school has a whole Activity/Sports week
unlike most other schools' single sports day.
Exposure to the Democratic Process:
Elections held at the Class Representative level as well as the
General Secretary of the Student's Executive level are held with
and secret ballot.
The students often hang out in the nearby Khan Market after
(and at times during) school hours.
Many students like to call the principal, Mrs. Vibha Parthasarthy
Rumor has it that the got the name Julie
as she had to sit
through four shows of that filmin an unsuccessful attempt to apprehend
students that were cutting classes.
Here is a link to some SPV
mantained by Agastya Kohli.
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