Meghalaya: Sherwood School’s headmaster reveals secret behind its academic excellence


From Our Correspondent, TNT News | Tura, May 25:

Sherwood School, Tura's long legacy of excellence in education is once again being carried forward by its students, who stole the limelight today by securing the top 4 spots in the state rankings of the SSLC exams 2018, the results of which was declared today.

The school, which has literally swept the honours this year has continually shown what consistent education has done with its headmaster, Tyrone D'Brass being the mover behind the scenes in inspiring and ensuring the continued success of the school.

Sherwood School, this year has taken the top 4 spots in the state rankings along with 2 more in the top 20 within the state.

"The result was good and was as expected. We had similar success earlier as well in 1999 and another year in the 2000s. We had expected similar results from this batch and they deserve all the success they got. They have been wonderful," said D'Brass over the phone from Kolkata where he has gone to meet an ailing family member.

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"The batch was wonderful and we expected these results. There were many factors that came together to ensure success. The efforts of the teachers, the parents who continually motivated their children as well as the children, who were driven to success – that made the result possible," he said.

D'Brass stated that his school strove to ensure wholesome education in the school to ensure success.

"We don't encourage people to mug up things. We rather push them to learn, think and then write. This provides the balance in education that we seek," he said.