Ridge Valley School

Senior Staff

Dr. Kumpal Walia
Senior Staff

Qualification: M.Sc., B.Ed, Ph.D
Schooling From: Narayan Inter College, Shikohabad.
Graduated From: Agra University Dr. Kumpal Walia is Head of the Biology Department. She is also the Director of Activities and has been organising various co-scholastic activities. She is an indispensable and a supportive mentor. She is an excellent teacher and has the ability to explain the challenging concepts in innovative ways with various learning styles. She believes in working hard to satisfy her insatiable curiosity about questions pertaining to life and maintains a genuine interest in the natural world.

Mrs. Hemlata Verma
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Hemlata Verma has completed her graduation from Delhi University & M.B.A from I.M.T Ghaziabad .She has also completed 3years French Certification Course from Alliance François & B.S.F.L .In addition to one foreign language (French) she has recently completed 1 year Spanish course. Having got vast exposure & experience (13 years) in foreign languages she has very strong foundation and earnestly believes in applying quality education. Over the years she has brought stability &nurtured student's talent in foreign language .She also believes in implementing creative ideas, technology advancement and organising French related activities and is a constant motivator for her students.

Mr. Gopal Pathak
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Qualification: M.Sc, B.Ed Schooling from: S High School,Purnea
Post Graduated from: Bhagalpur University
Mr. Pathak has over 26 years of experience of teaching Chemistry to class XI & XII students. He is a passionate teacher who understands the ability, behaviour and potential of each student at different stages of his learning. He imparts knowledge and skills according of their ability, capacity, interests and attitudes making teaching and learning process truly meaningful.

Mr. Mansur Ali Khan
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Mr. Mansur Ali Khan is one of the most experienced teachers of Summer Fields who has served the school for 25 glorious years and counting. He's an optimist and always works hard to achieve success with enthusiasm and courage. His qualifications include B.A. and Masters in Physical education. He is responsible for teaching senior classes, 11th and 12th and has always shown remarkable results in CBSE boards. He had been appointed as the Head Examiner by the CBSE in boards for continuously five years. His expertise in sports is admirable and has been representing various trophies in cricket from Haryana state at various levels. He also represented MD university against Punjab and Delhi University in inter-university tournaments of cricket. Under his guidance Summer Fields School won many championships. He also gave his guidance to District Gurgaon Cricket Association on an honorary level. He also plays various other games like badminton, basketball and volleyball enthusiastically which children.

Mr. Nirendra Sharma
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Nirendra Sharma teaches Mathematics and is passionate about instilling. The love for math in young minds for the last 25 years. Sincerity and dedication for teaching is how he is recounted. His examples allow his students to think more about math and relate to various situations.

Mr. Sandeep Nayar
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Nirendra Sharma teaches Mathematics and is passionate about instilling. The love for math in young minds for the last 25 years. Sincerity and dedication for teaching isA highly seasoned accounting teacher with an experience of 22 successful years. Has extensive professional and academic accounting experience and expertise in accountancy instructions and curriculum. I hold excellent skills at motivating students to think critically and creatively. A passionate and dedicated teacher who is ready to serve his best in whatever way possible. A reliable and principled employee. how he is recounted. His examples allow his students to think more about math and relate to various situations.

Mr. Sanjay Awasthi
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Mr. Sanjay Awasthi teaches Mathematics to senior secondary school students. He is a sincere and supportive mentor who focuses on teaching the roots of all concepts in Math. He involves his students using interactive methodology and spews them to think independently by giving real life examples in order to correlate to the concept.

Mrs. Neeru Bala
Senior Staff

Mrs. Neeru Bala is a senior secondary Biology teacher with proven teaching, guidance and counseling skills.She possesses strong track record in improving test scores and teaching effectively. She has the ability to be a strong team player to resolve problems and conflicts professionally. She is also skilled in communicating complex information into simple and entertaining manner for her students. Her unwavering commitment in optimizing her students’ and school’s success makes her a reliable participant of the institution.

Ms. Betsy Shaji
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Ms. Betsy has done M.A., B. Ed and has 12 years of teaching experience. She teaches Social Science and wants to imbibe the knowledge of Social Skills in the lives of students. She wants her students to be responsible, active and sensitive who are ready to face challenges. She is the Career Counselling Coordinator and the Workshop Coordinator. She believes that ‘Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally, but what you do consistently.

Ms. Deepa Vaidya Shaji
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Ms. Deepa Vaidya has over 21 years of teaching experience in reputed schools. She takes initiative and makes her subject interesting, enjoyable and relatable for the students to gain from her teaching. Through her teaching, she infuses her students with the responsibility of creating and widening the base for human values and respect for diversity Ms. Deepa Vaidya

Ms. Kiran Choudhry
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Kiran Choudhry started her teaching journey with Summer Fields School in the year 1999 and has beenworking passionately for the school in all these 22 years. Kiran holds a Bachelor in Physical Education from Amravati University and Bachelor in Arts from Delhi University. Kiran proactively works for the children's benefit and overall development and enthusiastically trains students to be good players. Kiran wants her students to have holistic development of all the life parameters and achieve the right balance through Yoga. She is a cheerful person and is an easily approachable Yoga guide for her students.

Ms. Prarthana Chatterjee
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Kiran Choudhry started her teaching journey with Summer Fields School in the year 1999 and has beenworking passionately for the school in all these 22 years. KiPrarthana Chatterjee has obtained her post graduation in Chemistry and B. Ed from Delhi University. She has been in the teaching profession for over thirty years. She adopts student centric approach to make the subject understandable. She believes that constant support and engaging with the students who require extra attention, proves beneficial to the learners.ran holds a Bachelor in Physical Education from Amravati University and Bachelor in Arts from Delhi University. Kiran proactively works for the children's benefit and overall development and enthusiastically trains students to be good players. Kiran wants her students to have holistic development of all the life parameters and achieve the right balance through Yoga. She is a cheerful person and is an easily approachable Yoga guide for her students.

Ms. Sutapa
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Sutapa is associated with Summer Fields School since 2006. She teaches English and is passionate about instillingin the young minds, love for English literature and language. Through the lessons she strives to teach them values of life, something she believes can be taught best, at this age. Sutapa graduated with English Honours from St Xavier’s College, Calcutta and completed post-graduation in Mass Communication and Journalism from the Calcutta University. Sutapa believes that everyday life is the best teacher in this endless process of learning. She finds students to be a great source of inspiration who keep teaching her new lessons in their own joyful ways. Hence teaching gives her purpose and meaning and a classroom for her is the centre of excellence where the floor is open to spontaneous exchange of ideas, fulfilling the learning objectives at the same time.

Ms. Tanvi
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Ms. Tanvi has 13 years of teaching experience. She involves her students using interactive and communicative methodology and spurs them to think independently. She teaches English to middle and secondary school students. She has taught students of different age groups and considers it her duty to motivate and inspire them to strive for greater heights. She aspires to grow at the same time, elevate her students and make them ready for the world.

Dr. Bharati Sen
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Bharati Sen, (PGT Geogarphy,)Qualification: PhD Geography B Ed, HOD department of Humanities
Schooling: Dr Bharati did her schooling from St. Johns’s Diocesan, Kolkata. She graduated from Lady Brabourne college, Kolkata and obtained her master’s degree from Kolkata University. After obtaining UGC NET, she did her PhD from Osmaninia University from Osmania University , Hyderabad. Dr Bharati is presently heading the Social Science department. For the past twenty -two years Dr Bharati Sen has been associated with nurturing young minds. She has the experience of handling of curricula like ICSE, CBSE, IBMYP and IGCSE curricula. Teaching geography across curricula has strengthened her hold on the subject. She has successfully worked on developing creative and critical thinking skills among students and raised the bar for learning outcome.

Ms. Raji Suresh
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HOD – Physics Qualification - M.Sc. , B.Ed Schooling from – Bhavan’a Vidya Mandir, Kochi Graduation from – Maharaja’s College, MG University, Kerala Sincerity and passion for teaching is how she is recounted. She has a strong penchant for communicating her subject knowledge. Her examples allow students to think more about the topic and relate to various situations. She has her mission to nurture curiosity and imbue confidence in students. Her spirit and personality have helped her build good relationships not just with her colleagues but also amongst her students. Raji is a continued learner with a desire to seek, make and offer meaning in her teachings. Ms. Raji Suresh

Mrs. Ritu Kumar
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Mrs. Ritu Kumar heads the department of Psychology in SFS. She is the coordinator of Humanities group. She is MA in Psychology from M.D University, Rohtak, and post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management from Guru Jambeshwar University, Hisar and Masters in Psychological Counselling from Institute for Psychotherapy and Management Sciences, Mumbai. She has done her B.Ed. from Agra University and has done diploma in rehabilitation psychology from IGNOU. With academic and counselling experience of more than 16 years, she is well versed with communicating with students of different levels of understanding. Her teachings are not transitory rather she gives some perpetual lessons which stay with her students for the rest of their lives. She is empathetic and always have a positive attitude.

Ms Shashi Sha
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Qualification: M.Sc., M.Ed. Schooling From: P.M.N. College Rajpura Graduated and Post graduated from: Kurukshetra University Ms Shashi Sharma brings the department 25 years of experience. One of the most promising teachers of the science department at Summer Fields, she believes in integrating life skills and moral values as the key roots blended with academics for the holistic development of the children. She encourages students to focus on their strengths, creative thinking and self-discipline and hence raising their self-esteem. She has contributed to the school by encouraging students for participation in competitions, quizzes, educational trips etc. along with good academic results she encourages her students through art integration and experiential teaching-learning, making the subject easier for them.

Ms. Deepti
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Ms. Deepti is working as PGT ( Economics) in Summer Fields School, Gurugram since July 2013. She is Economics (Hons) graduate from Delhi University, Post graduate and B.Ed from MDU, Rohtak. She has passed M.Phil( Economics) from Kurushetra University and has vast experience in the field of teaching Economics up to graduation level. She is a great and supportive mentor and firmly believes that every child is gifted and passionate about evincing the best out of everyone.

Mrs Aradhna Sawhney
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Qualification: M.Sc., B.Ed, M. Phil Schooling from: Sushila Inter College, Ghaziabad Graduated from: Meerut University Ms. Aradhna carries 25 years of exemplary experience in teaching Science with innovative techniques. I have excellent command over my subject. My rich experience of teaching has taught me how to adapt to the needs of the students; to be strict as well as lenient as required to achieve the best results out of them. I motivate students to think critically and creatively. My approachable nature makes it possible for students to learn the subject with ease. I am passionate about nature, and is working towards its conservation. My mission is to nurture curiosity and build confidence. I have the spirit and personality to build good relationships with others and make them feel, “I can". My honest and lively nature attracts the children to me. I have noteworthy communication skills, which contribute to me, being an excellent teacher.

Ms. Renu Gandhi
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Renu Gandhi, the Director of Academics at Summer Fields School in Gurugram, is best described as a dynamic educator. She is a PGT in commerce and has a teaching experience of more than 28 years. Renu completed her double Master’s in Education and Commerce and is a gold medallist from MDU, Rohtak. Her area of expertise ranges from Business Studies to Accountancy. Besides teaching and managing academics, she has served as the acting Principal of Summer Fields School in 2018. Furthermore, she has served as the Centre Superintendent for CBSE and various other external examinations. She has a way of motivating teachers and students alike to work hard, keep a good attitude and be socially responsible. She is a naturalist and makes sure to inculcate the love for mother nature in her students as well. In 2018, she was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award for her contribution in the field of education. Several peer recommendations point out how she encourages all within her sphere of influence to get the best education they can and to keep testing out their wings. She aims to contribute in making education free and accessible to all.

Ms. Sabita Mishra
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Sabita Mishra is known for her perseverance, determination and “never give up” attitude. She is an integral part of SFS family for the last 20 years as a dedicated Mathematics teacher. A passionate learner throughout her life, she always comes up with innovative and flexible ideas not only with education but also with extra-curricular activities which earns her immense respect among the students as well as her colleagues. She always encourages the students to think critically and independently and to come up with the solutions in every aspect of life. Her punctuality, discipline, dedication and sincerity towards professional life receives accolades from many quarters, the recent being the “Saraswati Samman, 2020” as Best Teacher Award from Gurgaon Vikas Manch.

Ms. Sunita Singh
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Meet our Home Economist, Ms. Sunita Singh, HOD of Home Science. She has more than two decades of teaching experience that helps her understand and connect well with her students. She respects her student’s sensitivities and differences and adjusts her teaching methodology accordingly. She generates interest and helps her students understand and adopt life skills and values. She is great believer of experiential learning and implements it. She holds a Master’s degree in Home Science from Lady Irwin College, Delhi with specialization in Community Resource Management and Extension, and a B.Ed, from Annamalai University. She did her schooling from N.C Jindal Public School, Delhi. Teaching for her is a two way learning as well as an interactive process which enables growth of not only the learner but also the educator.

Ms. Sonali Saxena
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Sonali Saxena, is qualified as B.Tech and M.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering. She is an eloquent speaker and is always keen to introduce the principles of Physics in a nonpareil interactive way. She makes her classes interesting with her inductive approach towards teaching, i.e. from real life examples to scientific theories. She is admired for her captivating logic, which reveals the universe' mysterious paradigms and beauty. She aims to equip her students with good conceptual understanding.

Ms. Rupali Choudhry
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Ms. Rupali Choudhry - Director Music. Ms. Rupali is qualified with “Nipun” from BhadkhandeMusic College, Lucknow, MPA and B.Ed from Lucknow University. For three decadesshe has successfully touched many lives. Her process of teaching leads to confidence and personality building and enhancing teamwork. She has successfully organised Inter and Intra school cultural programs. Under her guidance Summeriteshave participated and won many accolades at District, State and National level. Her amiable nature is appreciated by the students which makes her classes enjoyable and facilitates learning. She instils discipline while bringing enjoyment to her class. Students love to spend time in her class as she creates an environment that enhances their interest in music.

Ms. Vandana Jolly
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Meet our Creative genius, Ms. Vandana Jolly, Director of Visual Arts. She is a postgraduate in Fine Arts with an additional qualification of lecturer grade. Her qualifications extend to NET in Visual Arts. She has rich teaching experience of two decades. The strokes of her brushes not only shape beautiful artwork but also personalities. She indulges in chiselling her skills by attending workshops; learn new techniques in the field of art which helps her to bring her students to higher level of learning. She believes that experimentation and meaningful interaction is a part of her profession, and this enables her to connect with children and help them to be immersed in a wide and rich learning environment. Through her fine bonding with students, she helps her students understand and view the world with a better perspective.

Ms. Madhuri
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Ms. Madhuri is the Head of the Department of English to which she brings over 23 years of teaching experience. A supportive team leader who keeps a firm eye on her department members, she trusts them to discharge their responsibilities while keeping her informed of any problems that might arise. She is a stickler for correct English grammar usage — be it by teachers or students — and likes learning about the complexities of the language. Though reading is one of her hobbies, apart from a few classics of English literature, she prefers humorous autobiographies or travelogues, and whodunits. At present, she is exploring the world of fanfiction. Ms. Madhuri enjoys guiding the learners in the Senior School through the intricacies and the varied interpretations that are part and parcel of the English language. She may not be the typical teacher of English in that she does not push Shakespeare or the English classics on her students. Ms. Madhuri tries to enrich their learning experience by familiarising herself with and using varied educational tools. Shaped by a childhood spent abroad, she likes to share personal experiences or anecdotes to explain a point, and provide information related to various customs and traditions as well as diverse subjects, even if not directly related to the curriculum per se. This teacher would like to see the present generation gain knowledge for its own sake rather than focusing merely on what is pertinent to any examination. Ms. Madhuri is an alumnus of the University of Delhi, having completed her graduate and post graduate degrees in English from Daulat Ram College and Miranda House, respectively, before going on to do B. Ed at the Department of Education (Central Institute of Education), DU.

Ms. Diksha Rolak
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Diksha, as an enthusiastic and zealous Mathematics teacher, is an inseparable part of the SFS family. She has Master’s degree in Mathematics, B.Ed and an experience of 9 years of teaching. The daily encouragement and an ample participation with the students gave an outstanding support to the blooming students that has won laudation among parents. Filled with the traits of perseverance and sincerity. She has the proficiency to come up with new objectives and methods to instil logical and mathematical competence.

Ms. Chhaya Mahajan
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A Postgraduate in Economics with MPhil and BEd, Chahaya Mahajan started her career in the educational field and has an experience of more than 25 years. She is passionate, confident and considerate. She believes that Teaching is full of surprises and one must be ready to adapt to new situations, reach out to and discover new strategies. She values each student's ideas and opinion and consistently renews herself to provide students with quality education.

Ms. Esha Taluja
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Ms. Esha Taluja

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