Pro Ecclesia Et Pro Patria: 150 years of Service to God and Country

St. James' School was established in 1864: Our Church comes first, Ecclesia

Ecclesia et Patria.: We Jacobeans proudly stand, Knit by this bond of fealty

Ecclesia et Patria: Our land comes next, our Patria

Ecclesia et Patria: Knit by this bond of fealty

New Junior School Block: The honour of the school we love

Ecclesia et Patria: Hail Alma Mater! Hail, all hail!

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Welcome To St. James', Kolkata

Not much is known about our founding fathers, but this much is certain that it began with a vision - a vision for children who, irrespective of language, creed or colour would grow up in an institution devoid of racial prejudices, would be able to express themselves fearlessly and be taught by teachers totally committed to the cause of sound, all-round, value based education.    St. James' School was established in 1864. It was inaugurated by the then Most Revd. George Edward Cotton- the Bishop of Calcutta on 25th July 1864. Almost from its inception, reports show that these were years of stress and struggle. In the first twenty years of its existence the school faced intensive financial difficulties and had to be closed in December 1904. According to reports, there was an upsurge of sentiment on the part of parents, well wishers and old boys at the closure of the school. In 1907, with financial assistance from the Church Education League, the sc. . .

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The School Song

Ecclesia et Patria
We vow again our loyalty
To Mother Church and to our Land
We Jacobeans proudly stand
Knit by this bond of fealt. . .

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Principal's Desk

When I joined St. James' School in 2000 I was very impressed with the infrastructure and facilities available, some facilities unique to an institutio. . .

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Latest News

Rabindra Jayanti 2021--------------
ADMISSION FOR CLASS XI (SCIENCE & HUMANITIES) EXTERNAL 2021--------------
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Upcoming Events

Dear All,
St. James’ School will be celebrating the 160th Birth Anniversary of Kaviguru, Rabindranath Tagore, on Friday, 7th of May 2021 from 10:45 a.m. onwards.
The programme will be aired on the Facebook Page and Youtube Channel of the School.

You are all requested to watch this Online Programme as the event has been put together with a lot of effort. You will also get to see some performances of the Rabindra Jayanti Celebrations at school from the past years.




Principal.



07-05-2021
 

ADMISSION FOR CLASS XI (SCIENCE & HUMANITIES) EXTERNAL 2021

REGISTRATION FORMS CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM OUR WEBSITE

www.stjamesschoolkolkata.com

FROM THURSDAY 4TH MARCH 2021 TO FRIDAY 19TH MARCH 2021.

AFTER DOWNLOADING AND FILLING THE FORM YOU ARE TO SUBMIT IT T0 THE SCHOOL OFFICE LATEST BY WEDNESDAY 31ST MARCH 2021.


Dr. T. H. Ireland

PRINCIPAL


04-03-2021