The Story of Sherwood High Community

LEARN-LEAD-SUCCEED

On the cusp of its 10th anniversary, we are well and truly the Sherwood High Community today. Let us give you a glimpse into what has been our story.

A decade ago, Sherwood High began with the simple vision of creating a universal school that focussed on the idea of a community that was Indian at heart, before it was anything else. It is towards this idea, that the school has blossomed into what it is today – a home away from home for its students,as well as for those, who shape the minds of these youngsters within its portals.

Sherwood High’s ‘Education by Inspiration’ has enhanced the identity of our students as ideal Indian citizens and inculcated universal values of peace to become a progressive citizen rooted in Indian values and Global outlook.

“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable” – Christopher Reeve.

The vision of the Board Members of the Emmar Trust (Regd), was always to create an alma mater that both, students and their parents, would be proud to be associated with. Each day, the focus is not only academic excellence in a non-stressful environment, but the overall development of a child’s personality. Our students are imbued with the values of caring and respect. Their creativity and natural penchant for innovation is encouraged on a regular basis. All this, in keeping with the school motto of Learn-Lead-Succeed.

Learning at Sherwood High is the culmination of several intelligences. Here is a school that believes in providing the best infrastructure and environment to hone young minds and give their formative years the right direction. The attention to detail is visible in every aspect of the classrooms and the campus. All the staff, teaching and non-teaching come together seamlessly to create a learning experience, unlike any other.

A true proponent of equal opportunities, free-ships and scholarships are an integral part of the education system here at Sherwood. We have always believed that the nurturing of every child and their potential should be on an equal platform, irrespective of stature.

When you interact with our teachers, you will instantly feel the spirit of dedication that they operate with. They are often known to go above and beyond with their students and that’s why we call them mentors. Always with a keen eye to recognize budding talent, our mentors form the very foundation of Sherwood High’s strong bonding with its students, while they are with us, and even once they graduate.

We welcome you and your child to this wonderful community that we have nurtured.

The Sherwood High Logo

The Sherwood High school emblem embodies our identity. The ‘Tree of Life’ is symbolic of how all beings on this earth are interconnected. No one being can remain independent of the other. The tree also indicates the seamless education system that Sherwood High has created – one that nurtures while disseminating knowledge. Creativity and discipline are depicted in the colors beige and blue, also the colours of the school. And the Earth symbolizes the well-rounded educational environment that the Sherwood High community is known for. It also gives you a glimpse of the world that our students will inherit and lead in the future.

The Sherwood High Vision

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
~ Nelson Mandela

 

Vision 2020 is the continuous endeavour of Sherwood High management to provide quality education and infrastructure, which originated in 2010. The love and faith of parents, and the dedication of our students has brought us this far.

The Sherwood High Mission

Sherwood High aims to embody universality in its approach to its students. This, the school believes, is the hallmark of the leaders of tomorrow – all of whom approach their duties and responsibilities, personal and to society, without any discrimination. Everyone at the school works in tandem with one another to ensure that this belief is fostered among the students as they grow and learn.

Through a campus built for excellence:

Spread over 5 acres of land, Sherwood High provides a campus and infrastructure that is quintessential to the holistic growth of a child. Be it academics or extra-curricular activities, the school will constantly upgrade itself to provide the best for its students.

With its handpicked faculty:

Students deserve to have a hand that nurtures them. Teaching is avocation for our faculty. We believe in working with teachers who are experts in their fieldsand who anticipate the needs of children. Their expertise will be a constant source of confidence to the children they teach.

Through grounded personality development:

At Sherwood High the aim is to help students reach their full potential. Developing dimensions of their personality such as caring, respect, and spiritual growth is what will help them become true leaders of tomorrow.

By encouraging healthy competition:

We want to constantly encourage children’sparticipation in a range of activities – academic and extra-curricular. Thiswill help nurture their sense of competition. It is what they will have to face in the future and we prepare them to be graceful in defeat and in success.

WHY CHOOSE

SHERWOOD HIGH

As a parent, finding the right school for your child is perhaps one of the most important decisions you will make as a family. It is our approach to the concept of learning that makes us stand apart.

Self Exploration– Our Approach to Education

At Sherwood High, we believe in letting curious minds search for answers. As educators, we work at inspiring our children to explore the world around them. Our teachers nurture the spirit of scientific consciousness in our students and rely on alternate forms of teaching and imparting practical knowledge.

Learning for Tomorrow

Students in school today will retire by 2065! The education we impart today has to find relevance for them in the future. Our system of teaching allows children to discover the world as it evolves around them. It helps them take this new knowledge and adapt it to their needs. We help them learn the new, lead their peers and achieve success on their mettle.

Learning for Tomorrow

Students in school today will retire by 2065! The education we impart today has to find relevance for them in the future. Our system of teaching allows children to discover the world as it evolves around them. It helps them take this new knowledge and adapt it to their needs. We help them learn the new, lead their peers and achieve success on their mettle.

Tapping the Inner Genius

Children hold immense potential in their formative years (Classes I to VIII). At Sherwood High, the ideal student to teacher ratio ensures that any hidden talent is brought to the fore and nurtured. Whether your child excels in sports or any other form of extra-curricular activities, Sherwood High has the facilities and the infrastructure to take it forward.

Today, with over 1700 students entrusted to our care, we believe that Sherwood High is making the right kind of difference in the lives of students. Education by inspiration is how we approach our pupils. These students are our future, one that we want to see shining on as examples for all to see.

From the Academic Director’s Desk

The academic session 2019-20 commemorates the 150th birth anniversary of our inspiring Father of the nation and iconic leader of non-violence. The journey of Mahatma Gandhi reminds humanity of harmonious coexistence and individual freedom. His epic vision and the charisma of the story our independence refracted in different spectrums gives a vitality to the present and future of our nation.

The theme of the academic session is “Itihaas” which is our tribute to Gandhiji. Every Sherwoodian will have an enhanced identity as an Indian citizen and inculcate universal values of peace to become a progressive citizen rooted in Indian values and global outlook.

We hope every student at Sherwood High is the high and harbinger of a better future. Each milestone along the Sherwood High journey is a pursuit of excellence.

Warm Regards
Mrs. Agnes Davies
Principal and Director Academics

Chairman’s Message

When Sherwood High was first conceptualized and established in 2010 by the Founding Members of our Trust, it was with the intention of creating an educational hub that would be like no other. Today, we are proud to say that our institution functions on a strong base of world-class infrastructure and has an amazing team of teachers and staff with the inimitable Academic Director, Mrs Agnes Davies at the helm.

At Sherwood High, we believe in focusing on various dimensions of growth for a child and not just academics. Learning methods in our school incorporate multiple intelligence. Step into our school and you will experience a caring atmosphere, where our teachers are more of mentors, guiding young minds and helping them discover the world.

We believe in setting the bar high with our system of holistic learning. We believe in showing you the difference we make – Come, visit our school, walk around the campus and interact with our staff to ease your doubts. We are sure that you will see the good hands that your children will be in, here at Sherwood High.

With best wishes,
Mr Mohammed Rihan Nawab,
Chairman,
Emmar Charitable Trust (Regd)

Board of Advisors

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DR. SR. NAINA

DR. SR. NAINA

Part of the prestigious Sophia High School since 1976 and Principal of the Sophia Opportunity School since 1992, S. Naina is also a doctor in Alternative Medicine.

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MR. VINAY MRUTHYANJAYA

MR. VINAY MRUTHYANJAYA

Vinay Mruthyanjaya, B. Com, FCA, is one of India’s most famous Chartered Accountants, having advices a hot of businesses on strategies for growth. He was also a BCCI member from Karnataka.

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DR. TAHA MATHEEN

DR. TAHA MATHEEN

A well-known luminary of the medical field, Dr. Matheen M.S. (PGI), MD (USA) is Director-Acura Hospitals and a Diplomat of the American Board of Medicine.

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DR. ABRAHAM EBENEZER

DR. ABRAHAM EBENEZER

Founder Chairman of Ebenezer International School and retired Principal of Bishop Cotton Boys School, Bangalore. He is an eminent educationist and administrator.

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DR. KEN GNANIKAN

DR. KEN GNANIKAN

Head of the ACTS Group of Institutions which includes primary and secondary colleges and a private university. He is one of India’s well-known educators, environmentalists and theologians.