Hermann Gmeiner School, Bhimtal, a co-educational residential school with provision for day scholars, was founded on June 01, 1984 by our parental organization SOS-CVI. It is located in the western Himalayas at an altitude of 4624 ft and occupies areas of 42 acres just above the Bhimtal Lake. Towards the west, it commands a magnificent view of evergreen tree- covered Himalayan ranges and to the south, the vast Genetic plains sprawling to the horizon. It is at a distance of 315 Kms. Northeast of Delhi, 369 Kms. from Lucknow and 22 Kms. from Kathgodam.
A conglomeration of old and new buildings combines well-the traditional with the modern and adds a unique charisma to its overall splendor. The rainy season extends from July to early September. The place is cool and pleasant in summer but has intense winters.
The school seeks to provide a creative and encouraging environment and a sense of stability and security for boys and girl with varying abilities, social and cultural backgrounds. It aims at providing equal opportunity for the all-round growth and development in an atmosphere of freedom and excellence. The school recognizes the importance of the transition period of childhood and youth and is equipped to meet its needs. It allows each students to progress physical social and intellectually. The school aims at being progressive and dynamic while retaining the essence of Indian culture and is being developed as a ‘Centre of excellence’, with limited number of students. Providing the best resources and through self-learning, self motivation and self-discipline, helping the student to bloom into a healthy and well-adjusted personality.
Hermann Gmeiner School is an English medium, co-education, residential-cum day school affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. It prepares students for 10+2 Secondary school and senior school Certificates examination following the All India scheme of studies with English as compulsory subject.
A community project of SOS Children’s Villages of India, the school is named after Dr. Hermann Gmeiner, the founder of SOS movement the world over. It has built a reputation during the past years and the results have been consistently good.
To facilitate physical, moral, social and academic development of children, enabling them to become conscientious & contributing human beings who will make world a better place.