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Besides teaching Physics, in which he holds a Masters degree from Punjab University in Patiala, Sehgal is also trained in preparing schoolchildren for the NCC. He is also a basketball coach.
For the last 13 years he has been the principal at Bal Bharati School, guiding it across the many changes that school education has seen in the past decade.
He is also a member of various CBSE committees including the committee of courses in science and the curriculum committee.
Tell us about the school and what values are integral to it?
The school has won the international school award twice and our focus is on leadership among children. We have been trying to provide students the opportunities for them to develop their strengths based on their abilities. The school has various clubs that boost this. There are some unusual clubs like, heritage, astronomy and robotics. We also teach them to be sensitive to the needs of society. They have to realise their responsibility towards society.
The nursery admission season is in full swing. Has the school faced any hiccups?
The system is not foolproof but we focus on transparency. There are way too many people applying than we have seats. We focus on the criteria for admission passed by the management committee. Parents should be able to understand the criteria. Transparency
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