The school received NABET [National Accreditation Board of Education & Training] Accreditation in May 2020. NABET is a constituent board of the Quality Council of India headed by the Prime Minister of India. It is one of the few schools in the country to achieve this recognition.
The school received International Dimension in School Certificate from British Council in 2021, which celebrates the school's effort to include international work as part of their curriculum and helps embed it within the school's culture.
C.N.M. SCHOOL & N. D. PAREKH PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL was the first English medium school started by SVKM in 1997. It was the dream project of Late Shri Mukeshbhai Patel, since SVKM was running several colleges but had only one vernacular medium school.
His Mission was taken forward by Shri BalwantraiSheth and Shri Vivek Vaidya. Mrs. LataMunjal was the first Principal of the institution. Under the valuable guidance and support of Shri Amrishbhai Patel CNM school has achieved great progress in the field of academics and co-curricular activities. The state-of-the-art infrastructure has been planned and developed under the able guidance of Shri Bhupeshbhai Patel.
The school started with 25 students, 1 teacher and 1 support staff in a small place atGokhalibai School, Vile Parle in June 1997. The school commenced with a Junior KG section with Mrs. Cheryl Mukkath as their teacher.
The very next year the strength of the school grew to 154 students and by 2005 the strength was 3975 with eight divisions in each standard from nursery to standard ten. After two years of its inception in 1999 the school got its new building, with the latest amenities for the students. The first batch of ICSE students passed out in 2003 with 22 students. The first batch of ISC students passed out in 2016with 17students. The school has attained outstanding academic results at the ICSE Board exams having students being topper at State level in 2006, National Topper in the years 2013 and 2015.
Mrs. Girija Mohan took over as the Principal from 2006 under whose stewardship, the school grew from strength to strength. In 2015, Mrs. Girija Mohan was promoted as the Director of Schools at SVKM and Mrs. Sangita Kukreti took over and the academics of the school got further cemented with latest technologies and new developments. In 2019, Mrs. Kavita Sanghvi stepped into the role of the Principal and introduced new concepts like ‘STEAM’, ‘Coding’ & ‘Global Outlook’ within the curriculum. The school has been accomplishing great heights wherein it achieved the NABET Accreditation from the Quality Council of India in May 2020 and the International Dimension in School Certificate from British Council in January 2021.
Today with a team of 3056 students, 175 teaching staff, 12 office staff and 20 support staff, the school excels in all facets at every medium offering a modern, holistic and integrated system of education that moulds its students into free thinkers who can easily function as global citizens.
Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal is a Public Charitable Trust registered under the Society’s Registration Act and Bombay Public Trust Act. From its humble beginnings in 1934, when it took over the Rashtriya Shala, a school established in 1921 in the wake of the National Movement, the Mandal today has grown into a big educational complex imparting high-level education to more than 35,000 students.
The ethos of the Mandal, is marked by patriotic fervor, selfless service and a spirit of indigenous enterprise. These values permeate all the institutions set up by the Mandal and are the guiding principles for all of them.
After beginning its journey in the early 1930s SVKM has blossomed into an educational colossus that has attained national recognition in multiple streams of higher education. With a strong guiding philosophy of providing education to all levels of the student community along with creating a feeling of bonding and commitment amongst academic and nonacademic employees. SVKM has mastered the art of being able to transform itself into a close knit family and at the same time help its students to attain all-round development, be employable and achieve success.
Over the past 80 years, the Mandal has developed a large educational complex in Vile Parle, in Suburban Mumbai and has spread its wings to metro cities like, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Navi Mumbai, etc., SVKM today is proud of some of the finest educational institutes in the country like NMIMS deemed to be University, N.M. College of Commerce and Economics, Mithibai College, D.J. Sanghvi College of Engineering, Bhagubhai Mafatlal Polytechnic – to name a few. It has also in its family schools from Nursery to Secondary, Jr. College providing ICSE or IB, IGCSE curriculum or CBSE curriculum. With a strong vision and passion for being the pioneers of the modern education system, all SVKM institutes are state of the art, with ever expanding facilities and infrastructure.
From its beginning with the Swadeshi Movement, the Mandal has now grown into an educational foundation promoting global thinking consistent with national interest and promoting the values, professionalism, social sensitivity and dynamic entrepreneurship.
CNMS Strive to provide an environment conducive for creating progressive analytical thinkers. We emphasize on the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, moral and spiritual development of each child. CNMS believes in the potential of each child and provides varied opportunity to nurture his/her talent. We empower his/her talent. We empower students with skills, to be able leaders and team builders enabling them to contribute in a meaningful manner to the society.
Students and Teachers works towards creating an atmosphere of cooperation and mutual respect for individual differences, building a peaceful and a brighter world.
To facilitate holistic learning, building character and developing skills to meet the global challenges.
Education - A Treasure Beyond Measure.
We are an institute which adopts a fresh approach to Holistic Education, one that is not constrained by tired old traditions and practices. We seek help from industry and academics in coming up with the School programs. The result is an education that has a fine balance of theory and practice, and analytical and hands-on skills: one that produces mastery in doing but guided by conceptualization.The recent COVID times witnessed the manifestation wherein the entire school of more than 3000 students move seamlessly onto an online platform and executed exceptionally well and the feedback from the parent and students stand testimony.
“Everything happens in the classroom.” We continue to review and change our curriculum to provide the rigor that will enhance our students’ achievement, prepare them for an ever more complex and competitive world, and give them the tools they need to become productive citizen in our global society. The recent NABET accreditation has affirmed confidence in the school’s performance benchmarking it for effective practice.
Thanks to the commitment of all concerned, CNMS has evolved into a front-ranking school with an enviable infrastructure, world-class facilities, and the highest educational standard, most importantly, it has a great team spirit – spearheaded by the Principal, nurtured by the faculty and staff, and enriched by domain specialist, resources people and parents. Together, they have made CNMS a wonderful experience and a campus that strives for outstanding excellence – 24*7.
The institution believes that holistic education is rooted in experiential learning and focusses on skill building.All academic, cocurricular activities and events designed around dictum, ‘Hands on learning’ foster deep relations between students, teachers and the instructional material. To promote an environment conducive to imparting high-end teaching learning practices, we have built the school with world class infrastructure. Every physical and digital resource is well equipped and utilized to help abstract concepts become more concrete. The recent COVID times saw the influx of high end technology integrated within the classrooms to ensure that construction of learning experiences were never compromised for both teachers and students.
We trust that a healthy mind dwells in a healthy body and physical activity is as vital as academic knowledge. We have created varied sports grounds within the school to ensure that maximum games are played and students develop sportsmanship, mental and physical toughness. The students winning trophies for varied sports at State, National and International level stand testimony of the efforts put in by the staff topromote extensive student participation.
CNM School has been built with a vision of imparting quality education and develop global citizens who will contribute productively to the society and today we feel proud that the journey has manifested the dream.
With the advent of the 4th Industrial Revolution, industries are evolving at a rapid pace. Every day we are exposed to new innovations, evolving technologies and discoveries which impact us directly or indirectly. Today, professions which were sought after are now becoming redundant. To ensure that students moving out of school tomorrow find their place in the ever-changing world, it is imperative that they are equipped with strong skillsets. At CNMS we understand the need for transformation, and thus ensure that the curriculum is ever dynamic.
Constructivism and inquiry based learning are the two existing pillars for academic excellence at CNMS and we have strengthened it further by introducing ‘Global Outlook’ in the Primary Section, a new program which incorporates global dimension through action research embedded within the curriculum. To enhance computational skills within our students, we have introduced coding in middle school. For every student to become a global citizen, activities around global mindedness have been integrated across the whole school through the British Council ISA program.
“ I believe I can fly” a quote on our school diary drives us all at CNM school. It emphasizes that every child at CNMS is precious and endowed with immense support from the Management and the teachers to pursue their passion and fly high.