Gurukul Academy is a project of Santobarao Desai Education Foundation.
It follows the CBSE syllabus and is an English Medium unaided School situated in the scenic town of Ponda. It is the first school of its kind in ponda offering a structured programme of child centered and conceptualised education. The school started functioning from June 2011 and is catering to classes from playgroup right up to std I with addition of a new class every year right upto std X. the school functions from 9 am to 4 pm with pure vegetarian lunch served to all students.
It is a boon to working parents. The students of playgroup and nursery have an afternoon nap in a special room provided with all amenities for the same. The students of Jr. Kg, Sr.Kg and std Ist are involved in activities in the second half. The school also caters to Hobby class for both the young and the old in the form of Abacus, Vedic Maths, Dancing, Karate, Vegetable Carving, Music and Photography which are conducted by well known faculty.
Bharati Jadhav and Her Team along with Gurukul Students
The school also plans to have a full fledged library and crèche facilities for the community.Our motto is “Explore, Experiment, and Evolve” Gurukul is a school where children look beyond academics, thus evolving on all round formation. Children are exposed to values of respect for parents and elders, respect for different religions, respect for ones school, state and country, sense of Brotherhood and love for peers. The ambience of Gurukul is Love, Concern and Devotion. The children without hesitation interact with every single person right from the Director, Principal, and Staff to the maids. The school celebrates all festivals irrespective of religion along with the children and parents by creating a festive arena where everybody enjoys Id, Janmastami, Diwali, and Christmas together as a family even entity the religion heads like the Pandit, Maulana, Priest etc. to give a talk or conduct a puja symbolizing the significance of the Day.
Days like Fathers Day, Mothers Day, Grandparents Day, Teachers Day, Gurupoornima, Vanmohatsav the festival of life etc are also celebrated.The school is equipped with the best Infrastructure and is very spacy eco-friendly and well ventilated. The faculty right from the Principal to Maid is courteous and Sympathetic towards children. Hence the children too study in a free and happy atmosphere free of tension and pressure hence the name GURUKUL.