St James’ School To Open New Campus in South Kolkata

Kolkata’s one of the oldest & reputed private school St James’ School is going open it’s new branch at Behala from upcoming academic session. On 9th february in a press meet, St James’ School authority declared details about the new branch. Rt. Revd. Dr. Paritosh Canning, Chairman of St. James’ School; Dr. T.H. Ireland, Principal/Secretary of St James’ School; Mr. Raghav Naik, Secretary of Oxford Mission Trust and other school officials were present. An agreement also were signed between St James’ School & Oxford Mission Trust.

(From left to right) Mr. Raghav Naik, Rt. Revd. Dr. Paritosh Canning & Dr. T.H. Ireland after signing the agreement

St. James’ School approached the Oxford Mission Trust with a proposal to use their South-East portion (approximately 12 Bighas) to start a New Branch of our School. Oxford Mission Trust agreed upon and accepted the proposal. In the Academic Session in April, 2023, St. James’ School will begin classes in the New Branch at Behala from Classes Nursery to class VII.

“The New Branch of St. James’ School will be governed by the Constitution of St. James’ School. Secretary and Bursar will be the same in both schools. Music & Games, will be treated as Compulsory Subjects in all Classes. All the students of Oxford Mission School will get admission into new branch of St. James’ School”, said Dr. T.H. Ireland. Dr. Ireland also said that they have a plan to start a general degree college very soon.

“St. James’ School will bear the expenses of Education, Boarding and Lodging and Medical care of the Oxford Mission Boarding/Hostel. All the existing Staff of the Oxford Mission School will be absorbed by St. James’ School (New Branch). And Oxford Mission Staff payment will be borne by the School, St. James’ School. St. James’ School will bear all the expenses of Maintenance and Security”, said Rt. Revd. Dr. Paritosh Canning.


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