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Exam Season starts at BCS, Shimla

The Fifth Form (*Class 10+) started their ICSE exams today and were in high spirits before going into their English Exam in the historic Irwin hall. We wish them all well, good luck boys, do us proud. They will have to match the toppers from last year 2023 – ICSE Class 10+ (*or Fifth Form) […]

The English-Hindi Lexicon

Author Simon Weale, Director Bishop Cotton School, Shimla Class Ten at Bishop Cotton School, Shimla (BCS) are revising ‘the Merchant of Venice’ for their Board exams next week – no easy thing for any native English speakers, but even more of a challenge for our boys although they are bi-lingual and are very effective learners. […]

OCA Annual lunch 2024, Delhi

The Old Cottonian Association held their annual lunch at the Delhi Golf Club (Sunday 11th February 2024) where they honoured Mr Anil Mehra’s 30 years of dedication to school as Finance Governor. BCS Director, Simon Weale, awarded Mr Mehra a Spartan club tie and badge and thanked him for his drive in ensuring the continued […]

Music and Performing Arts News

We are delighted to inform you that Mr Adhiraj Mustafi will be joining the BCS faculty as Head of Music this term. Mr Mustafi is an Old Cottonian who was the ISC topper at school and subsequently became a gold medallist in English Literature at St Stephen’s College, Delhi. Mr Mustafi has enjoyed a successful […]

The Bishop Cotton Deodar Forest, Shimla

Written by BCS Director, Simon D Weale MA (Oxon) The deodar forest at Bishop Cotton School is a special place. Cloaking the heights of the ‘Knollswood Spur’ on which the school was constructed, the trees act as a protective filter and green swathe between the school and the hustle and bustle of modern-day Shimla. In the days […]