ICSE Boys Schools in Kolkata
by Amrita Chakraborty
Kolkata is home to many good educational institutions in the country and the city has a legacy of producing brilliant minds who have excelled in various spheres of life. The city has umpteen number of schools and most schools are equipped with good infrastructure, modern facilities and highly qualified staff. However, with such a wide list of schools, it can be a cumbersome task to select the best school for your son, so we have a list of top ICSE schools in Kolkata. Enroll your child in any of these schools and you can look forward to a better and brighter future.
La Martiniere For Boys is a premier educational institution in Kolkata which was established to promote excellence all around, and the feeling of harmony and mutual brotherhood amongst students. Established in 1836, La Martiniere For Boys has achieved an enviable reputation in the field of academics as well as extra-curricular activities. The school successfully imparts a good blend of tradition with modernity to its students. This school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations which conducts the ICSE and ISE examinations. The school is equipped with caring and highly qualified teachers who are well trained to take up the challenges of modern school education. Academics and co-curricular activities help in moulding a child and his personality. La Martiniere For Boys is built across a sprawling campus and has all the modern facilities which will enable all round development of students.
Named after St. Francis Xavier, St. Xavier's Collegiate School was established in 1860 in Kolkata. The school comprises of two school buildings separated by an intersection; one building pertains to the Primary section (classes Prep - 5) and the other houses the Secondary section (classes 6-12). St. Xavier's Collegiate School is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations that conducts ICSE and ISC examinations for class 10 and 12 respectively. The school is also affiliated to the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education that conducts the Madhyamik Examination for class 10. This premier boys school has a long list of noted alumni which includes Late Jyoti Basu, former Chief Minister of West Bengal, Aditya Birla, industrialist, Sourav Ganguly, former Indian Cricket Captain and more.
St. James' School in Kolkata is also one of the prestigious and oldest private schools in the city for boys which has been in existence since 1864. The school encourages children to participate in co-curricular activities for their all round development. St. James' School encourages its students to actively participate in club activities like the drama club, nature club, space club, Eastern cultural club, quiz club and more.
Every good school tries to include the best education and co-curricular activities in their syllabi and schools like Calcutta Boys School give equal importance to academics as well as co-curricular activities. This is evident from the numerous awards and certificates that the students of the school have won regularly. These include competitions ranging from international olympiads, national and local quizzes, debates, inter-school festivals Founded by James Mills Thoburn in 1877, Calcutta Boys School is one of the oldest institutions in the city committed to imparting quality education to young boys. The school has created a niche for themselves for securing impeccable results at the ICSE and ISE examinations.
Don Bosco School is one of the best boys school in the country, it has been around for more than half a century. This institution aims at contributing to the building up of a more just society and one worthy of man by promoting a systematic, social education of the students. Don Bosco School is run and managed by the Salesians of Don Bosco. It is a full time school which aims at blending work and study with artistic, recreational, cultural, religious and social activities by adopting the latest educational innovations with a view to helping pupils keep abreast of the cultural and technological progress in the contemporary world.
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