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The British School, Panchkula under the patronage of Dr K.K. Khandelwal I.A.S, Additional Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister, Haryana, was founded by Shri T. R. Sethi and Mrs Urmila Sethi in January, 2005. Educators at their core, the School is no doubt reflective of their far-sighted vision for Indian education.

Shri T.R. Sethi said, “Our focus is learning. We want to enable students to become academically and personally successful people who are internationally minded and motivated to become lifelong learners and caring citizens prepared to take effective responsibility in an ever changing world”.


State of the art facilities and infrastructure support the vision of our founders in making education at TBS a wholesome and enjoyable experience. A simple, yet distinctive and firm underlying philosophy of the school, to provide an international education while being steeped in the rich Indian educational tradition and core values, has been received very positively.

TBS, Panchkula, located in an idyllic setting; a serene residential area with a park , beautiful air conditioned building with a view of Simla hills, fine weather and tree lined pollution-free atmosphere satisfies a crucial need in today’s world for students to be able to learn, observe, introspect and contemplate in a most desirable environment. Education in such ambience is a rewarding experience for our students.

The British School Sector-8, Panchkula has branches in Sector-12 Panchkula and in Sector 70, Mohali and Sector 44, Chandigarh.

Our Vision

To foster and cultivate a passionate learning community which inspires, challenges and encourages students to become the best they can be, whilst developing open views of the world and helping others. We put teaching and learning at the heart of everything we do. We believe in the individual, their ability and the potential for education to change the world.

Mission Statement

    At The British School, we endeavour to sustain a happy, stable, safe and orderly environment in which children are enabled to develop skills, knowledge and understanding through exciting learning programmes, allowing them to explore the world of knowledge while nurturing their individual talents. We create opportunities for students to discover their spiritual, mental, emotional, social and physical aspects.

    • We equip our pupils with the basic tools for learning, i.e. literacy, numeracy and oracy, clubbed with sports and co curricular activities to develop discipline of body, mind and soul.
    • We provide the students with first hand experiences in order to make the work stimulating and meaningful. This will encourage a positive and enthusiastic approach to work.
    • We aim to develop independence, co-operation and self motivation in our pupils.
    • We endeavour to foster good relationships between school, home and the community.
    • As we believe that children learn best in an environment free from prejudice, we actively encourage respect for and understanding of all cultures and faiths within the school and wider community.
    • We aim to offer equality of opportunity for all pupils.
    • We value our children and their opinions and encourage this caring attitude throughout the school.
    • Children learn best when their efforts are recognized, resulting in a sense of worth and achievement.
    • We aim to continue good working practices between teachers, children and parents.

The Ethos of our School

    • Where every person is valued and Every child is known and cared for
    •  Where cooperation is preferred to competition And all successes are shared
    • Where difficulties are talked through And compassion and forgiveness are present
    • Where equal opportunities are given And lively enquiring minds are developed
    • Where the well-being of our school community is at heart.


Taking a firm step towards making the educational content responsive to global needs, The British School, Panchkula follows the curriculum of Central Board of Secondary Education. This signifies the emergence of a fresh thought process in imparting a curriculum which would restore the independence of the learner to pursue the learning process in harmony with the existing personal, social and cultural ethos.

Golden words from our office bearers

Advantage TBS, Panchkula!

The prevailing approach to schooling in the Tricity of Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali is an average outdated syllabi that an average teacher teaches an average class of 45-50 students. There is not sufficient consideration for the individual student’s abilities, progress, motivation, family support system…. What if we come from an opposite perspective? What can we do to optimize our priorities, teaching methods, processes and staffing to help each child reach his or her maximum potential? How do we do things differently? Here are a few aspects of what makes The British School, Panchkula different.

CBSE- Benefits for the students:

1. CBSE is a high profile qualification with an excellent reputation.

2. CBSE provides a foundation for graduate level education in professional courses.

3. Study and examination as per CBSE provide a broad knowledge base and learning skills serve an excellent preparation for employment.

  • An Application-based education

    Emphasis on hands on activities, projects, visits to ensure practical learning and reduced stress in the student’ learning process. Kindergarten proficiency in reading, writing and double digit addition and subtraction is achieved while devoting two- thirds of the school day to co-curricular activities.

  • Ensuring Natural Academic Progression

    The continuing students of The British School in Stages 1-5 have made advances in Number Skills, Languages, Physical and Life Sciences and Social studies through natural progression and a smooth comfortable pace.

  • Dedicated Staff

    A team of qualified, dedicated classroom teachers, hired as per CBSE guidelines. Classroom embedded training to ensure continuing up gradation of teaching skills. Careful curriculum planning and supervised implementation creates a multiplier effect on every teacher’s effectiveness.

  • Academic Focus

    Intensive work on the four skills of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing to stimulate student ability to think, analyze and apply English language in their day to day routine.

  • A well-rounded program

    Co-curricular activities offered at The British School, include:  Visual Arts, Performance Arts, 2nd Language, Computer Science, Public Speaking, Speech and Debate, Cyber, Science and Math Olympiads, Skating, Cricket, Badminton, Basket Ball and Martial Arts etc.

  • Small class size

    Every child gets focus and attention, not just the gregarious or assertive ones. We believe in nurturing equally and impartially by encouraging hundred percent participation in all school activities.