A group of noble citizens ,led by Sri. A Vasudevan,Late P U Janardhanan,Late P U Madhavan,Sri.C T Kumar,Late K Padmarajan and Sri. A Chenthamarakshan,who were actively involved in satsang activities got inspired to start a school.They joined together to form the Gangothri Charitable,Cultural and educational Trust.Thus marked the beginning of a CBSE school in the year 1991.His Holiness Swami Chinmayanandaji showred his blessings on their noble venture.His Holiness Swami Vishnudevanandji aho is also known as "Flying Swami" gave the name to the trust and the school as Gangothri.Two acres of land was donated by the Maya Vihar Family at Nemmara.
The school has grown from its Kinder Garten level to the current stage due to the undaunted and dedicated services of the trustees and and the total support of Sri. K S Ramakrishna Iyer without whose financial help and guidance this would not have been possible.The school has attained the status of a full fledged senior Secondary english Medium School with classes from Pre-KG to 12th Std. with CBSE Affiliation (Code No:930479).
This school is a symbol of pride to the people of Nemmara and its suburbs.it has fulfilled the dreams of innumerable parents to educate their children in CBSE syllabus.English is given primary importance and is insisted from kindergarten onwards.Well qualified,trained and devoted teachers handle all classes and all subjects.A library with sufficiant is an addede advantage to the students to enhance their learning . Well equipped Computer and science labs and one of its kind Open air Maths lab help students to learn their subjects with practical knowledge.
A rigorous academic programme is at the core of everything we do at Gangothri English Medium School. An equally outstanding co-curricular and extra-curricular agenda for students endows them with a much needed holistic education to give them a competitive edge over their counterparts elsewhere.
The School's motto “Karmani Vyajyate Prajna” states that the discriminatory knowledge acquired by one through reading books, worldly experience and satsang gets reflected in his day to day actions.
The Management, staff and students are committed to its goal to obtain exceptional results in the academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular arenas and be happily productive in their very lives together at this Co ed School.
Gangothri English Medium School was founded in 1991.The activities of the school are carefully designed and executed to make education at GEMS, a wholesome and enjoyable experience.
A simple, yet distinctive and firm underlying philosophy of the school, to provide the rich Indian educational tradition and core values, has been received very positively; it has resulted in the growth of the school to be rated as one of the best schools in Palakkad district in Kerala. The Institution has further diversified its operations in the field of education to include the GEMS Finishing School.
GEMS is in an idyllic setting; campus at the foothills of Nelliyampathy ranges, fine weather and a natural, pollution-free atmosphere satisfy the most important factor for students to be able to learn, observe, introspect and contemplate in a most desirable environment. Education in such ambience is a rewarding experience for our students, truly their “Golden years”.
In rendering holistic learning, delivered by highly qualified, professional staff within an outstanding infrastructure, GEMS continues a grand tradition of two decades of successful years and prepares to move dynamically into the future.