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BCS champs conquer Mount Yunam

This month BCS mountaineering team successfully summited Mount Yunam 6111m (20,000 feet) at 0810hrs on Thursday 4th August 2022. After months of training and anticipation for the climb, the eight boys from the BCS team reached the summit with their Expedition Leader Mr Amod Talwalkar, ahead of schedule. They were accompanied by four mountaineering instructors. […]

BCS celebrates 163rd Founder’s Day

Bishop Cotton School, Shimla (BCS) celebrated the school’s 163rd Founder’s Day (28 July 2022) in the monsoon mist, which made for a very atmospheric ceremony. Wreaths were laid at the statue in honour of the school’s founder, Bishop George Edward Cotton. Bishop Cotton founded the school after visiting Shimla and acquiring the land where the current school campus […]

2021 Cottonians celebrate Class XII Results

Congratulations to Class XII boys for performing very well in their board exams with 100% success rate and an average score of well over 80%. History will quickly forget how much the pandemic disrupted their preparations or that the Class of 2021 had to sit bi-furcated exams that included one-dimensional MCQs and an exam period […]

BCS SCUBA divers aspire to go deeper

Bishop Cotton School (BCS), Shimla has had the swimming pool open for action again this year after it remained closed during lockdown when only the Langurs went swimming. The school teaches all the pupils the importance of learning to swim.   Cottonians have been especially keen to get back into the pool and out of […]

Mitansh’s UK exchange diary

Mitansh, Class X (aged 14) tells us about his exchange to Wrekin College, Wellington, UK this summer – “I remember every single thing about that week because it was one of my favourite weeks ever.” As usual the year started and everyone came back to school with different aims this year because many came back […]

BCS Hindi Speech and Drama Competition

INTER-HOUSE HINDI ELOCUTION COMPETITION Our BCS Hindi Elocution competition was held on 19th and 20th of July, 2022 in the Litster Hall by the Department of Hindi Language and Literature, BCS. Well done to all our Hindi poetry contestants Results are in:- Class III: 1st Angad Lather Rivaz, 2nd Riaan Madan Ibbetson, 3rd Jayesh Garg […]

BCS holds Speech and Drama Competition

B. L. Modi Memorial Inter-School English Elocution Competition 2022 Eight local schools from Shimla came together for joyous performances on stage over a two-day event at Bishop Cotton School, Shimla (15 and 16 July 2022).  This is the 24th year the event has been running at BCS in memory of Mr B L Modi – a […]