The Lawrence Hills


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The Lawrence Hills

Sanawar, Shimla Hills, Himachal Pradesh, India 173202

School Mission Statement
Living up to the school motto "Never Give in", the exphasis is on national integration, academic excellence, social work and a well rounded personality.
School Background
The school started with 14 boys and girls on 17th April, 1847 by Sir Henery Lawrence and his wife Honoria. By 1853, it had grown to a strength of 195 pupils and was presented the King's Colours. When Sir Henry died, the government assumed the responsibility of the finances. It was under the Principalship of Rev, G.D. Barne that Sanawar became a modern institution. He introduced the House and prefect system and games were organized. The Cambridge Examinations were introcuced at this time and the school was affiliated to London University. The military training imparted by the school was of such high standard that the boys were enlisted and sent straight to the battle field during World War I. In recognition of School's in 1920. It was again decorated with the Royal Colors by the Prince of Wales in 1922. In 1947, the centenary of the school, the bulk of students and the staff returned with the returning British troops. Sardar Baladev Singh, who presided over the founders Day
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