Creating leaders, one class at a time
The first Ardee School, a pre-primary institution, was founded by Shefali Varma, Chairperson, The Ardee Group, and Chanda Raisinghani, President and Trustee of The Ardee School, in 2003 in a one-acre campus at city’s Sujan Singh Park. The success of The Ardee School, SSP led to the founding of The Ardee School, Gurugram, a K-12 school, in 2008 followed by The Ardee School, Goa, a K-12 school in 2009. The Ardee School, Noida, a preprimary school, was started in 2014 and finally, The Ardee School, New Friends Colony, another K-12 school, was founded in 2017. The Ardee School Sujan Singh Park and Noida are now also junior schools for the Ardee School, New Friends Colony.
The international K-12 program of the schools follows the flexible and stimulating Cambridge curriculum, with elements of the National Curriculum of Englandand WalesatKey Stages 1, 2 and 3 and the IGCSE and A levels at Key Stages 4 and 5 respectively. The pre-primary schools offer a pure Montessori curriculum.
“We are dedicated to nurturing truly international Indian students through our innovative world studies curriculum, which supplements the regular curriculum and is conducted every day,” says Raisinghani.
Jyothi Thyagarajan, director, development says, “The Ardee Schools are schools with a conscience and with a robust curriculum which allows students to think, design, create, innovate and use not only their minds but their hearts and hands also.”
“Our campuses are located in the heart of the respective cities. The NFC campus features a green building with smartboards, a football field, a basketball court and an indoor multipurpose games court. All our classrooms are pollution controlled and parents can check the daily pollution levels in the school through an app on their mobile phones. We have recently commissioned the building of a swimming pool and an Astroturf soccer field as well. Makers Lab is the state-of-the-art lab at The Ardee School, NFC featuring 3D printers, laser cutters and wood working equipment for digital and metal fabrication. Makers Labs are now being set up at the Gurugram and Goa campuses also. The Gurugram campus is being completely revamped on the lines of the state-of-the-art NFC campus that has won accolades like the ‘Best Architecturally Designed School in North India’, recently. The Goa campus is housed within a heritage building at Sangolda and allows students to be close to nature amidst academic immersion,” says Varma.
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