ABOUT SCHOOL

Location and Campus

Amidst the zephyrs of Godavari, carrying the aroma of blossoms, Sri Shirdi Sai has blazed a trail over 29 years in educing and empowering the students at Kadiam in a Day cum Residential set up from classes Nursery to X std. The school is situated at a distance of 10 km from Rajahmundry. Located in lush green surroundings on the banks of River Godavari, the school provides an ideal environment for learning. The panoramic campus has an attractive and imposing school building with extensive playground around it. The classrooms are spacious, airy and well ventilated. The school takes pride in providing all the facilities for education to promote world-class quality in education.

Having the flair of a child centered pedagogy and giving primacy to children’s experience, Sri Shirdi Sai spread to the historical city of Rajahmundry in the year 2008 branching at Danavaipeta.

The school provides an education that meets the interest, abilities and needs of each student and promotes his / her appreciation for diversity as an integral part of school life.

The school encourages students in developing leadership qualities, intellectual independence, creativity, curiosity and a sense of responsibility towards others, both, within the school and in the community at large. The school ensures that children have self directed learning and self imitativeness that strengthens their capability in tackling multifaceted problems and in developing sustainability and scientific temper to face this contemporary world.

 

History of Sri Shirdi Sai– A Growing Family…


Sri Tambabattula Paleswara Rao

Genesis of the Institution

The Institution – the word rightly describes the dream and the intention of evolving a pious, humble and righteous race of mankind. It was inspired and initiated by Sri Tambabathula Paleswararao. Under his guidance and loving care the school embarked on its mission of moulding young minds on 21st July, 1986 with a meager strength of 22. “Character Development with Academic Excellence”, has been the governing principle of all endeavours in the school. Gradually, this tranquil and serene atmosphere has allured thousands of children and the stupendous evolution from 22 students to 2800 students.

The pride of Coastal Andhra, the economically and exotically designed sprawling campus of Sri Shirdi Sai is one that imposes and accommodates one of the best schools in the fraternity of education .The enlightening spirit of upliftment of rural education kept our efforts always in high spirits to contend for excellence in education without any compromise.

The school is widely recognized for its progressive approach and commitment to excellence. Distinction and diversity are the twin marks of its philosophy, educational leadership and foundation of noble character its mission. Today Sri Shirdi Sai boasts of paving bright paths for the overall development of around 2,800 students from Nursery to X in the midst of tranquil and congenial environment conductive to the enrichment of multi-disciplined education. We have never been inclined towards having a magnificent infrastructure, though it genuinely and naturally took its magnanimity as it is today, over the course of time. This is due to the dedicated service and teamwork of the management and staff. Their inspired efficiency is obvious in the excellent results the school has been producing year after year, in these 29 years.

 

Objective…adhering to our Vision and Mission

No dream is too big, No dream is too small. Having a vision and a mission, to accept it......... is a challenge and to succeed in it...... a triumph. For both these, we rely on God’s blessings and the whole hearted support and co-operation of staff and parents to whom....... we ever remain ........greatful.

Mission

The relentless pursuit of the school has been to lay the foundation of a noble character in the young minds by instilling in them values of discipline, moral integrity, patriotism and sacrifice so that they grow up as ideal leaders who can shape the destiny of the nation.

Vision

True education should produce balanced personality having intellectual, emotional and spiritual values harmoniously developed. Hence the school aims at giving comprehensive education to its pupils which includes their development in the spheres of Academic proficiency, Emotional stability ,Spiritual and social development .Therefore, all the learning programmes in the school are structured to inculcate in the learners the qualities of:

  1. Self-confidence with faith in God.
  2. Academic excellence.
  3. Communication and social skills along with analytical abilities.
  4. Maintenance of a well-nourished, healthy and agile physique.
  5. Inculcating an affinity towards a disciplined and regulated life.
  6. Instilling the value of selfless service to the society.
  7. Harmonizing positive thoughts, words and actions
  8. Respect and regard towards Indian culture and way of life.
  9. Upholding reverence for parents, elders and dignity of all.

It aims at training its teachers for their growth, thus creating a positive teaching learning environment wherein teachers and students become mutual learners. The purpose is to shape the pupils into balanced competent and skilled humans who contribute positively and dynamically towards the growth of school, society and ultimately to their nation and the world.

 

The Joy of belonging to Sri Shirdi Sai

Sri Shirdi Sai is a school that is more than its building and infrastructure and facilities. It’s a school with a philosophy that transcends mere learning. It’s a living entity with a soul of its own… a soul that gives it its true identity! The abode where teaching breaks new grounds and imparts a way of life that goes beyond percentages and prizes….. Truly exemplifying its credo of being “a school with a soul”

At Sri Shirdi Sai , this soul is nurtured giving primacy to children’s experiences, their voices keeping in view their psychological development and interests.

 

The Winning School-Development @ SSS

Development here is a smooth, continuous process. Children change physically, emotionally, cognitively and socially. Development in all these areas is interrelated. Sri Shirdi Sai believes in child centre education. Thus the school:Focuses on the individual needs of the students, Address the abilities and learning style, Make students as collaborators in learning, Teachers as facilitators.

The school enhances the self-learning capabilities in the children and provides a student centre learning environment which is open, dynamic promoting natural desire for learning. It involves the student in the teaching learning process and empowers the students to be lifelong learners. All these domains bring about a holistic development of the child. The child’s development is also supported by the school, parent and teachers. This becomes a very important amalgamation of the child’s development.

Development of a child encompasses the following domains:

  • Academic excellence
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership quality
  • Team member
  • Personality development
  • Aware of the society and environment.

 

MANAGEMENT – THE WORKING GROUP


Sri Tambabattula Paleswara Rao

The FOUNDER

A beckon in the vast oceanic arena of education, steering the students in the right direction, equipping them with the knowledge and concept in pace with the changing scenario and the current trends in education is Sri Shirdi Sai.

The founder and president of this prolific institute Sri Tambabattula Paleswara Rao has bestowed his life strengthening, empowering and expanding the institute in all domains.

His practicality has always been admirable and his endeavour, tireless and praiseworthy. His repertoire yielded him great recognition. His uniquely articulate style of communicating the vision never failed to motivate people. His outstanding ability to connect with people at all levels galvanized them and his graciousness and warmth never failed to make people jump through hoops. Every encounter with him is truly a learning experience.

A word from the Founder’s Desk…

“Each new year starts with new resolutions-small but meaningful expressions of hope that we can truly measure our progress towards important goals. Even though we have accepted modern means of living, improved our lifestyle, our values and beliefs still remain unchanged as they are deeply rooted in our hearts, mind, body and soul that we received from our culture.

Our relentless efforts to improve and strengthen Sri Shirdi Sai – in our curricula and programmes, in our facilities and technology, in our resources to support students and faculty – are not for our own pleasure, but rather, to ensure that this learning community can continue to inspire, indeed, inflame new generations of courageous leaders for communities all over the globe. We genuinely will care to provide the best schooling, at the best of our ability.”

 

The DIRECTOR


Mr. Sridhar

From modest beginnings to the operative echelons, from an inspiring saga of determination and dedication to an indomitable will to succeed, is our distinguished Director Sri Tambabattula Sridhar who is blessed with extraordinary capabilities, perspective vision, far sighted approach and meticulous attention and who is even acknowledged and admired by his contemporaries. He has been the real cause of progress from result orientation to process orientation. His spreading sparkles have ignited the expertise of many, and his boundless compassion has flagged off in summit of life.

He is surely said to be the man off the masses with boundless compassion and with exquisite brilliance. His power of fore sight reveals in his simple convictions..

“WE CAN, WE MUST AND WE WILL”

Mr. Sridhar has been with the school since his schooling. He brings with him 23 years of teaching and administrative experience. His deep interest in teaching prompted him to explore prevalent teaching pedagogy and educational practices, questioning and evaluating methods and ideas. His investigation led to the development of a child- centered curriculum that was activity oriented.

He has also been conducting induction programmes for teachers and parents for the last 20 years. Mr. Sridhar has, over the years, continually attempted to learn, grow and reinvent himself in a rapidly changing educational scenario and has re-written his school’s vision-mission statement so as to sow the seeds for transformation that will meet the needs of the 21st century.

As Director of Sri Shirdi Sai, Mr. Sridhar has been a leader who knows the way, shows the way and goes the way. He is acknowledged for bringing in immense innovation in pedagogy across the school as well as for his creative and unique initiatives that make the school a trendsetter in the area. His prowess is visible when interpreted in terms of the rate at which he is able to transform his vision into reality. Under his leadership, the school has been on a continuous, uninterrupted spiral of development, progress; celebrated and acknowledged with numerous accolades.

A leader with vision, has a clear, vivid picture of where to go, as well as a firm grasp on what success looks like and how to achieve it.

A word from the Director’s Desk…

“A good ambience is a must for any student to learn. Sri Shirdi Sai has gifted this ambience to the students creating ideal conditions for studying. Every visitor grows impulsive and regrets of being deprived of such atmosphere in his / her childhood. One would perhaps dream to go back to the past and intend to flourish in this serene atmosphere once again and experience the natural touch besides enjoying the sophisticated equipment provided for learning purpose.

It is not an exaggeration to say that our institute has all the necessary ingredients to be imbibed in the students to accomplish the Human Excellence and Personality Development which is the need of the hour. At a time when commercialization of education is the order of the day, we at Sri Shirdi Sai, dedicated as we are to quality education, within a short span, moved from relative obscurity to occupy an enviable place among the leading institutions in the District.”

 

THE PRINCIPAL


Mrs. Srividya

Mrs. Srividya started her career as a teacher and has been the founder Principal of the school. Her enthusiasm, passion and creative ideas took the school to great heights. She has a rich experience in the field of education and provides competent leadership to the students and faculty in achieving their ideals. She doesn’t just confine herself to have a vision; but also shares and acts upon it. As a great leader, she creates a vision, articulates it, passionately owns the vision and relentlessly drives it to completion.

A word from the Principal’s Desk…

“Although we value academic success highly, however we also appreciate that other qualities are equally important to be successful in life. By creating a positive environment and a wide range of educational experiences, we provide opportunities for our pupils to achieve excellence in intellectual, practical, cultural and sporting pursuits. Each pupil has the ability to achieve success in some area of life, given suitable guidance and encouragement. We aim to cast the opportunities so wide so that every talent gets its chance to develop. The aim of the school has always been to develop the best to face the challenges of the changing world through emphasis on self- discipline, high intellectual achievements and physical fitness. The school aspires to groom the young boys and girls to play the vital role in the future development and administration of this vast country.

Nothing succeeds like success. For this the very first condition is the will to succeed. We need to have the determination to succeed against all odds, a desire to perform the best. An unshakable determination followed by unflinching perseverance is the secret behind the success of every individual. There is no shortcut to success, except hard work.”

 

THE COORDINATORS

The school functioning is ably assisted by various Coordinators administrating the various academic/cultural/sports activities and transport in their respective wings and acting as bridge between the management and the rest of the staff. All the Coordinators are truly dedicated, empathetic and provide personal guidance and instructions to parents, teachers and students ensuring smooth functioning of the school.

OUR TEAM….LEARNING TO TEACH BETTER

Reinforcing our learned Faculty through SEMINARS

At Sri Shirdi Sai, the teachers are looked upon as both mentors and facilitators. Dedication, commitment and innovation are the hallmarks of our Faculty at the School. Our regular Teacher Empowerment Programmes help them to realize an even better teacher in themselves! It provides extra nourishment to the intellect of the teachers and widens their outlook. It helps them grow from their own strength and enhances their abilities.There’s always room to learn. It’s as true for those who teach learning!

The session ended giving utmost satisfaction to the teachers, who were renewed for another bout of teaching!!

The teaching fraternity undergo various other workshops and training programmes with the bold objective of ‘Looking inwards to excel outwards’. We ever try to better ourselves, strengthen our existing system, reinforce our administration, and empower our teachers, the rationale being — So long as I live, I learn!

Truly, at SRI SHIRDI SAI “Even those who teach, never stop learning here!”

 

ACCREDIATION

Accreditation---

The school has also affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi [CBSE]. It consists of classes from I to V. The syllabi and textbooks followed at the school are those prescribed and recommended by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, the syllabi within which, flexibility of methodology and the use of experiential learning systems is strongly encouraged, which help eliminate the need to learn by rote and develop a healthy and positive attitude towards learning.

Our system of evaluation takes into account the individualities of different children to provide adequate feedback on the student’s learning without putting undue pressure. As the child progresses through the classes, the assessment is gradually modified to prepare external tests and competitive exams.

Kadiam

Sri Shirdi Sai Vidya Nikethan

Sri ShirdiSai Nagar

Kadiam

Rajahmundry Rural

Andhra Pradesh‎

PIN: 533126‎

Phone: 0883-2454044

Rajahmundry

Sri Shirdi Sai Vidya Nikethan

85-1-15, All Bank Colony

Rajahmundry

Andhra Pradesh‎

PIN: 533101‎

Phone: 0883-2555955.

Mobile: 8297321119.