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Brief of Wellington Cantonment..

Wellington Cantonment is situated three kilometers to the north of Coonoor. The Mettupalayam-Ooty road passes through the Cantonment. The Wellington Cantonment was earlier known as Jakkatalla (or Jacketallah) from the Badaga Village of that name to the north of it. In 1852, Sir Richard Armstrong, the then Commander-in-Chief, recommended that the name should be changed to Wellington in honor of the Iron Duke, who from the first had evinced an... Read more

The Cantonment Board Wellington is running two schools and one center for differently abled children :
1) Cantonment Board Secondary School(CBSE Syllabus),
2) Cantonment Board High School,
3) Center for Differently-abled children.

Cantonment Board Secondary School (CBSE Syllabus) : June 14th 2010 was the beginning when we had 33 students with two teachers. Gradually the school grew to what it is today with 528 students and 25 staff.

Classes from KG to X std : Academics is the prime concern of our school. We also rejoice in all the good results we have got through these years. We have introduced Interactive Smart Class facilities, Computer Lab etc. The school has been upgraded to 10th std and obtained CBSE affiliation during the academic year 2017-18.

Students Strength

Sl.No
Academic Year
Boys
Girls
Total
1
2013-2014
210
182
392
2
2014-2015
221
187
408
3
2015-2016
251
201
452
4
2016-2017
262
217
479
5
2017-2018
287
241
528

Cantonment Board High School: Cantonment Board Primary School was established during the academic year 1957-1958 with 60 students. Department of Education has given recognition to the school upto 5th standard. Later it was improved as a middle school during the academic year 1967 to 1968. Now it has been upgraded as a High School during the academic year 2011-2012.

Students Strength

Sl.No
Academic Year
Boys
Girls
Total
1
2010-2011
58
50
108
2
2011-2012
84
76
160
3
2012-2013
100
77
177
4
2013-2014
125
105
230
5
2014-2015
123
94
217
6
2015-2016
145
102
247
6
2016-2017
184
111
295
6
2017-2018
232
133
365

Public Examination Result: The first batch of students appeared in the S.S.L.C Public Examination during the academic year 2012-2013. 25 students appeared in the examination, out of whom, 24 students passed the examination. For the first time we got 97% result in the S.S.L.C Public Examination.

Staff Strength: 18 Staff is working at present, 8 staff for primary classes and 10 staff for the high school.

Facilities: Interactive Smart Class facilities, Well Equipped Lab Facilities, Library facilities, Computer Lab, Sports, Scholarships etc.,

Disaster Management Club, Fire Safety Clubs etc are functioning in the school.

Literature Clubs : Tamil Literature club and English Literature club are also established. Every month we are organizing club activities to encourage the children to bring out their inner talents.

NSS: We are offering opportunity to enroll the children in National Service Scheme. During weekends, classes are conducted on social awareness, importance of protecting the environment and field activities like tree plantation, cleaning the surroundings, disposal of plastic wastes etc.,are encouraged.

Center for Differently-abled Childrens: Cantonment Board has started a center for differently abled children on 31-03-2014 especially for the children with the types of disabilities of MR, PH etc. Staff has been appointed by the Y's Mens Club for taking special care of the children. At present 14 students are attending the center.