The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan

  • 37 reviews
  • GradesVI - XII
  • CurriculumCBSE
  • TypePrivate School
  • Gender - BoardingCoed - Boarding School
The Lawrence School, Sanawar
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School is upto Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The School is a Coed Boarding School, with classes from VI to XII. It is an English Medium school.

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The Lawrence School, Sanawar Solan, is a Senior Secondary School (XI-XII), affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The School is a Coed Boarding School, with classes from VI to XII. It is an English Medium school. The school is located in Sanawar area of Solan. The Lawrence School, Sanawar was established in 1847. It is a Private School and is managed by Lawrence School (Sanawar) Society. The school is member of Indian Public School Conference.

Basic facts about The Lawrence School, Sanawar:
Year Established
1847
School Type
Private School
Management
Lawrence School (Sanawar) Society
Gender
Coed
Boarding
Boarding School
Grades
Class VI - Class XII
Admission Period
Upto October

Curriculum

  • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

School Level

Middle School (VI-VIII) - Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)

The motto of The Lawrence School, Sanawar Sanawar is "Never Give In". It is a Coed Boarding School, which services the educational need of hundreds of students from VI through XII. The classes in The Lawrence School, Sanawar for every academic year starts from April.

The school is situated at a height of 1750 meters (5600 feet). The school campus is heavily forested with pine, deodar and other conifer trees. The land acquired belonged to the Rana of Bhagat, a princely state.

The school was founded by Sir Henry Lawrence and his wife Lady Honoria Lawrence. It is the first co-educational boarding school in the world. The school started with just 14 boys and girls. In 1853 strength of the school went up to 195 students. From 1847 till 1857 the financial burden of the school was borne by Sir Henry. Post his death in 1857, control of the school passed to the Crown.

In 1920 the school was renamed to Lawrence Royal Military School as the boys of the school contributed to the military. Still students of Sanawar continue to make a major contribution to the defence of India.

In 1947, Staff and children at Sanawar returned to UK and King George VI transferred the school from the Crown to the Ministry of Defence, Government of India. In 1949 the school was transferred to the Ministry of education and finally transferred to the Autonomous Lawrence School (Sanawar) Society.

School Awards and Recognitions

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The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan is one of the best Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools in Sanawar area of Solan and ranks among the top schools in Solan. Here, the dedicated and professional teachers ensure that the children get the maximum out of their education in this Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) school in Solan. The school has given exceptional results in the academic sphere and its students have excelled in extra co-curricular activities too.

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Address & Contact Information

School Address

The Lawrence School, Sanawar Sanawar, Kasauli, Solan, Himachal Pradesh 173202

School Chairman & Principal

  • Chairman: Secretary for Education, Government of India
  • Principal: Vinay Pande Headmaster

School Contact Person

Phone Number

01792 261 208

Email Address

office@sanawar.edu.in

School Website

http://www.sanawar.edu.in/

Admission Details

Academic Year

Admission Period

Upto October

The School has students enrolled from VI to XII. Find below the admission schedule, procedure, Contact Details, documents required and instructions for parents for The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan Admission.

In this section, we will answer the common questions like What is the admission process like and what are the key dates? Is their any admission test? Will School also hold an interview or an interaction? What is the age criterion for admission to The Lawrence School, Sanawar Solan for the upcoming academic year?

School is open to all boys and girls between age 9 to 16.

  1. Registration Form – Parents can register their kids for the entrance test using the Application form
    1. Application form can be obtained by sending a demand draft of Rs. 5,000 or USD 115
    2. Parents can also download the application form from school website and send the filled form to the school along with Rs. 5000 demand draft or USD 115.
    3. Parents also have to send another demand draft towards registration fee (non refundable)
      1. General Category – Rs. 15,000
      2. Defence Category: Rs. 4,500
      3. NRI/Foreign Nationals – USD 975
  2. Parents have to send the completed form alongwith birth certificate, Admission and registration fee. Registration of a child can be done any time till a month before the entrance date of the relevant year.
  3. Application for entrance test are accepted till 31st October for admission to Class V and VII.
    1. Entrance test is conducted on 2nd Sunday of November
    2. Cities: Sanawar, Gurgaon , Mumbai, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Kathmandu and Dubai
  4. Application of other classes are received in December
    1. children are called for an entrance test/interview in Feb.
    2. For Class XI in April after board exam, only if there are vacancies.

Seats Available for Admission

  • Seat Available in Class V : 20 Girls and 45 boys
  • Seats available in VII : 10 girls and 15 boys
  • School also accept applications for classes VI, VIII , IX and XI incase of vacancies

Age Criteria for Admission

Class Age as on 1st March in the year of Admission
V 8 years 9 months to 10 years 3 months
VI 9 years 9 months to 11 years 3 months
VII 10 years 9 months to 12 years 3 months
VIII 11 years 9 months to 13 years 3 months
IX 12 years 9 months to 14 years 3 months
XI 14 years 9 months to 16 years 3 months

Admission Test

Admission is based on the entrance test held in November followed by the personal interaction. The admission test covers

Paper Test Type and Marks Test Duration
English Written Test of 100 Marks 1 hour
Mathematics Written test of 100 marks 1 hour
Science Written test of 100 marks 1 hour
Hindi Written test of 100 marks 1 hour

School prepares a merit list based on the performance in the written examination. Selected candidates are invited for the personal interaction. A final merit list is then prepared by the school incorporating written tests and personal interaction.

Fees Details

The Lawrence School, Sanawar Fees: Fee Structure & Details

Refer below for The Lawrence School, Sanawar Solan fee structure and current fees.

Refer to below table for fees for new admission students

Particulars Payment Schedule and Fee Type Standard Active Defence
Application Fee    5,000  5,000
Registration Fee   15,000  4,500
Admission Fee One time Only at the time of Admission 1,00,000 69,000
 School Fee 1st Installment payable by mid of Feb 3,51,700 263,800
  2nd Installment payable by Mid July 234,500 175,900
 Caution Money Refundable Security – Payable with 1st Installment 352,000 264,000
Personal Account Refundable Security – Payable with 1st Installment 50,000 50,000

Fees for Existing Students

Refer to below table for fees of existing students

Particulars Payment Schedule and Fee Type Standard Active Defence
 School Fee 1st Installment payable by mid of Feb 351,700 263,800
  2nd Installment payable by Mid July 234,500 175,900
Personal Account Refundable Security – Payable with 1st Installment 50,000 50,000

Infrastructure & Facilities

The The Lawrence School, Sanawar campus is spread over 139 Acres acres of land in Sanawar area of Solan, Himachal Pradesh. The School is a K-12 Boarding School. The School's infrastructure includes but is not limited to:

Sports Facilities(14/41)

  • Aerobics
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Covered Play Area
  • Cricket
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnasium
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Horse Riding
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Judo
  • Kabaddi
  • Karate
  • Kho Kho
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Netball
  • Play Area
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Skating
  • Soccer
  • Splash Pool
  • Sand Pit
  • Sailing
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Rowing
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwando
  • Tennis
  • Throwball
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga

Education Facilities(3/6)

  • Library
  • Digital Library
  • Career Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Student Exchange Programs
  • Test Center

Classroom Facilities(0/3)

  • AC Classrooms
  • AV Classrooms
  • Lockers

Visual and Performing Arts Facilities(3/4)

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Dramatics
  • Music

Laboratories Facilities(2/6)

  • Laboratories
  • Language Labs
  • Maths Labs
  • Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL)
  • Computer Labs
  • Robotics Labs

Transport Facilities(0/2)

  • Transport Facility
  • AC Buses

Boarding Facilities(1/2)

  • Hostel
  • AC Hostels

Accessibility Facilities(0/4)

  • Accessible Parking
  • Ramped or Level Entrances
  • Accessible Washrooms
  • Braille and Large Print Room Numbers

Digital Facilities(0/4)

  • AV Facilities
  • Interactive Boards
  • School App
  • Wi-Fi

Food and Catering Facilities(1/3)

  • Canteen
  • Meal Served
  • Kitchen & Dining Hall

Safety and Security Facilities(0/11)

  • CCTV
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Security Guards
  • Boundary Wall
  • Fenced Boundary Wall
  • Speedometer In Bus
  • GPS In Bus
  • CCTV In Bus
  • Fire Extinguisher In Bus
  • School Bus Tracking App

Medical Facility Facilities(1/7)

  • Medical Facility
  • Medical Room or Clinic
  • Resident Doctor
  • Medical Staff
  • Isolation Room
  • ICU
  • Dedicated Ambulance

Other Infra Facilities(1/6)

  • Kids Play Area
  • Activity Center
  • Toy Room
  • Amphitheatre
  • Auditorium
  • Day Care

Class V & VI have 3 sections each. School has 4 sections for each class from class VII onwards. Each class has 25-28 students.

School has separate dormitories or boarding houses for boys and girls. School hospital was built in 1868 and is open 24*7. The hospital has an emergency ward, laboratory, Physiotherapy, ECG, XRay, Dental and Minor OT.

Safety & Security Measures at the School
  • School has 24*7 hospital
  • School also has a fully equipped air conditioned ambulance.

Extra-Curricular Activities

School Houses and Activity Details

School has 4 Houses  - Himalaya, Nilagiri, Siwalik, Vindhya

Dedicated coaches are employed by the school for various games. School also organises various inter school sports and cultural activities and competitions to allow students develop leadership qualities.

School Clubs and Societies

The School has organisations/Clubs/Societies that organize various activities to develop the skills and extract the best out of every child. These scholastic and co scholastic clubs are a great way to explore the interest of any student or even develop new ones. The Clubs are:

  • Debate
  • Model United Nations
  • Quiz
  • Sports

Academic Programs

School Timings and Vacations

What are the school timings?

The school works in .

Language of Instruction
  • English
What is the typical school vacation schedule?
The School holidays are from
HolidaysThe Academic year has been divided into two terms: Spring Term: 20th Feb. to 15th June Founder’s Term: 25th July to 11th Dec.
School Senior Secondary Streams
  • Science with Mathematics
  • Science without Mathematics
  • Commerce
  • Humanities
School Level & Classes

Which grades will you have in the new session?

The Lawrence School, Sanawar is a Middle School (VI-VIII) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) for both boys and girls and has following grades/levels
Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)
XIXII
Secondary School (IX-X)
IXX
Middle School (VI-VIII)
VIVIIVIII

Academics Programme and Curriculum Structure

The Academic session at The Lawrence School, Sanawar starts from April. The School provides education to students from VI to XII.

The Lawrence School, Sanawar is a Coed English medium Boarding School which offers the National curriculum CBSE, from VI to XII.

Affiliations

The Lawrence School, Sanawar is authorised to offer the following

CBSE Board India
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

National Level Curriculum under the Union Government of India, Board of Education for public and private schools conducts. CBSE is the largest educational board in the country and is duly recognized by the Department of Education.

  • Secondary School Examination
  • Senior Secondary certificate examination

The Lawrence School, Sanawar is recognised by and affiliated to the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) board and follows curriculum prescribed by it. The school is affiliated to CBSE since with CBSE affiliation number 630013.

The Schools offers following CBSE boards

  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE) (12th)
  • All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE) (10th)

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Curriculum offered in The Lawrence School, Sanawar by Class

In this section, we will answer What board of education does The Lawrence School, Sanawar intend to follow over the years?

Level - Class/Grade
Curriculum
Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)
  • School is Affiliated to CBSE and offers CBSE AISSCE curriculum in class XI & XII. Followed by CBSE Board Exam (AISSCE All India Senior School Certificate Examination) at the end of the Class 12th.
  • At the Senior Secondary level, school offers Science with Mathematics, Science without Mathematics, Commerce, Humanities streams.
Secondary School (IX-X)
  • School is Affiliated to CBSE and offers CBSE AISSE (SSE) curriculum in Secondary classes (class IX & X). Followed by CBSE Board Exam (AISSE All India Secondary School Examination) at the end of the Class 10th.
Middle School (VI-VIII)
  • School follows CBSE Curriculum in Middle School.

The Lawrence School, Sanawar Class V & VI have three sections each. School has 4 sections in each class from class VII onwards. Each section has 25 to 28 students

Class 10th - Secondary School Examination

The CBSE students have to study 5 subject and 1 vocational subject in class 10th. CBSE has made it compulsory for class 10 students to appear for a vocational subject as an additional course. final marksheet for Class X will have separate assessment for the Scholastic Area, co-Scholastic Activities and Discipline (Attendance, Sincerity, Values). Know more about the Class 10th subjects, assessment pattern, Prescribed books and paper format

Students can select any language or subject from list of additional subjects as 6th Subject. Know about list of subjects available in Class X, Syllabus, course structure, Exam paper Format and Prescribed books. Also know about the list of subjects available as 6th subject and their syllabus and course structure.

Other Details

School Results

CBSE Result Class XII

Year Number of Students Average % Highest % in Commerce Stream Highest % in Humanities Stream Highest % in Science Stream Number of Students Scored 90% or more Number of Students Scored 80%-89% or more Number of Students Scored 75%-79% or more Number of Students Scored 60%-74% or more
2016-17 75 86.54% 96.75% 96.25% 94.75% 29 31 12 03
2014-15 72 85.23%              

CBSE Result Class X

Year Number of Students Avg CGPA # of students with 10 CGPA
2016-17 102 8.4 12

 

School Staff Details

Designation Total No.
Principal  
Vice-Principal/Head Master  
PGT  
TGT  
PRT  
PRT(PET),TGT(PET),PGI(PLT)  
Health Wellness Teacher  
Librarian  
Other  

School Rating & Reviews

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Rahul RahulCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on August 29, 2020 11:50 AM
Its the home away from home
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Chhavi SharmaCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on April 2, 2019 11:35 PM
Aura of learning. Even adults have a feeling to join back school life... That tempting. Never thought a school aura to be that welcoming.
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Davinder SinghCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on October 13, 2018 1:19 AM
Best place for school life in the world!
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Pooja AroraCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on October 8, 2018 12:35 PM
It gives a child everything a boarding school can offer,an opportunity to learn and grow in life.
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Puneet SharmaCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on August 26, 2018 6:20 PM
Way too much fees--- feels like a business-- No idea whose parents have that much money-- my son studied in normal Govt. school and now he is an IAS 2015 batch.
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Ankush SharmaCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on May 19, 2018 9:16 AM
Amazing environment. A school with a legacy.
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Jujhar JujharCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on September 19, 2017 6:14 AM
Send him to Sanawar and make a man of him

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Lawrence School, Sanawar is affiliated to which board?

The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

What is the process of getting admission into The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan?

The The Lawrence School, Sanawar has students enrolled from VI to XII. Refer to Admission Section for information on admission process, schedule and key dates.

Is this school a co-educational school?

Yes The The Lawrence School, Sanawar is Coed school.

What is the curriculum offered at The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan?

The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan offers the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) at various levels of education.

Is this school good? What is the rating of this school?

The The Lawrence School, Sanawar is rated 4.5 out of 5 based on 37 reviews on SchoolMyKids.com, largest school reviews and rating platform.

Does The Lawrence School, Sanawar offer Hostel facility to students?

Yes, The schools offers boarding/hostel facilities to students. The School is Boarding School .