Why Pestle Weed College?

Pestle Weed College is a Co-educational, fully residential; Senior Secondary Public School affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, conducting classes from standard I-XII, preparing students for Science, Commerce and Humanity streams at the senior secondary level, with a teacher student ratio of 1:8.

Situated in the foothills of Mussoorie, in a sprawling 50-acre campus and surrounded by evergreen Sal Forests, our students are privileged to enjoy what is denied to most of their contemporaries – constant and rejuvenating proximity to nature.

Established in 1992 and having ultra-modern infra-structure which includes spacious and well-ventilated class rooms, vast play-grounds, well stocked library & well-equipped labs, we are proud to say that remarkable progress has been made within a brief span of nineteen years. The tireless and never ending efforts of a team of hard- working, sincere, dedicated resident teachers and allied staff, well-versed in the latest techniques of education, have made possible the dream of making this school “An International School with a Difference”.

Our Motto

The motto of the school is "Introspect-Create-Nurture-Succeed". Pestle Weed aims at providing education to inspire the best in a student, develop his personality, individual traits and social consciousness while stressing physical and intellectual development.

The Vedas speaks of oneness, unity and equality. Yet we experience diversity, differences and demarcations, in Pestle Weed College we give substantial enlightment to the students in the form of light of knowledge to INTROSPECT oneself spiritually, emotionally & physically, Michelangelo said that in every block of wood there is a beautiful statue, Pestlewenians believe in it in full spirit, hence equip every student with the skill to CREATE its own destiny, the aura of self accompanishment coupled with zeal & enthusiasm gives enough manure to NURTURE the seed of humanity, sense of compassion and attitude of brotherhood. The state of serenity and purity imbibed in the Pestlewenians pane the way to SUCCEED in ones endeavours.

Our Affiliation

The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, preparing students for All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE) and All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE), offering Science, Commerce & Humanities streams at AISSCE level.

The school is also following CBSE International Curriculum (CBSE-i) upto Middle School Level.

    The Key Features of the CBSE-i curriculum are mainly as follows:
  • Enquiry and skill based curriculum
  • Catering to individual learning styles
  • Learner and learning centric
  • Focus on experiential learning
  • Focus on analysis and discovery approach
  • Focus on real world experience

Association Membership

  • Indian Public School Conference (IPSC)
  • Principals Progressive Schools Association (PPSA)

Indian Public School Conference (IPSC): Pestle Weed College, Dehradun is one of the proud recipients of the membership of Indian Public School Conference (IPSC). The IPSC with a few residential schools has a strength of 79 schools including Sainik Schools and Military Schools, it endeavors to promote the efficiency of such schools keeping in mind the changing trends in the educational technology and maintaining our age old traditions and heritage.
Principals Progressive Schools Association (PPSA): Pestle Weed College is a member cum Head Office of Principals Progressive Schools Association (PPSA), Uttarakhand having 38 Public Schools of the State of Uttarakhand. PPSA provides an ideal environment and platform to exchange ideas & information regarding Technology, instructional skills, information on emerging trends coupled with open constructive discussions on school curriculum so as to make it more vocational in nature. Independent School Federation of India (ISFI). C.B.S.E. Sahodaya School Complex, Dehradun.

The Principal

Mr. Prem Kashyap, National Awardee, is the doyen of the Indian Educational System, a visionary of his sought, a possessor of the Himalayan Vision. His yeoman services in the field of Education is well acknowledged by all renowned educationist being an strategic thinker always believed in bringing something new & progressive to enhance the system to suit internationally. A formidable intellect, an unequalled mastery of facts and sense of humor are the most renowned traits of this multifarious personality.

Our Philosophy

From time immemorial Intelligence Quotient (IQ) has been the only criterion to measure human accomplishments and achievements. We, at Pestle Weed, believe that while IQ is inherited, EQ can be nurtured and strengthened throughout life.

EQ, a measure of Emotional Intelligence, commends the existence of inner strength, patience, zeal and the ability to motivate oneself to reap long term benefits.
We strive to instill these Emotional Intelligence traits in Pestlewanians to help consciously create, nurture, and achieve their goals.

About The Management

Pestle Weed College is a by-product of the experience and wisdom of prominent educationists having an experience of half a century in the same field, the institution is run under the aegis of Children’s Academy Association, an Educational society registered under Societies Registration Act 1860, brought into existence in 1957, a humble beginning has now emerged as a healthy fruit bearing tree.

    Children’s Academy Association is running many institutions under its umbrella i.e.:
  • Children’s Academy, Tagore Villa Dehradun.
  • Pestle Weed College of Information Technology, Dehradun.
  • Kay Cee Public School, Govind Garh Dehradun.
    For catering to the need of the little ones, the association is running two Preparatory Schools with State of the Art Infrastructure namely-
  • The Angels Tiny Tots Wing of Pestle Weed College.
  • The Wood Peckers Global Play School, Dehradun.