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Old June 30th, 2014, 09:06 AM
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Can you please help me in getting the history of the Doon School as I have got some work with the school?
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Old June 30th, 2014, 10:10 AM
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Default Re: Who Established the Famous Doon School

The Doon School that is also informally known as the Doon School or just the Doon to the students who are getting the education at the school is a boys-only independent boarding school based at the city of the Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

This schools was founded in the year1935 by Satish Ranjan Das, a Kolkata lawyer. He prevised a school modelled on the British public school, but sensitive to the Indian ambitions and desires and provide the quality education to the Indian students .

The school's first headmaster was an Englishman, Arthur E. Foot, who had spent nine years as a science master at Eton College, England before joining to Doon school, and returned to England right after India's independence in the year 1947.

Following are some of the facilities that the school provides today

Art School
Boarding Houses
Science Blocks
Dining Hall
School Hospital
Multipurpose Hall
Music School
Rose Bowl
Sports Facilities
Technology and Campus
Teachers' Housing

Houses of the school-

There are five main houses namely the Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kashmir, Tata and Oberoi and two holding houses like the Foot and Martyn, that are being named after former headmasters of the school, where new students live for a year before moving to one of the main houses of the school.

Contact Address:

The Doon School
The Mall
Dehradun 248001

+91-135-275-7275 (Headmaster's Office)
+91-135-275-9198 (Finance & Accounts Dept.)


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