|Colonel Brown's Cambridge School,|
|School type||Boarding School for Boys|
|Motto||Magna est Veritas|
(Truth is Great)
|Founder||Col. William Brown|
|Headmaster||S. K. Tyagi|
|Grades||2nd to 12th|
|Houses||Principal, Bursar & Headmaster|
|Color(s)||Green, yellow and red |
|Slogan||Eat Well, Sleep Well,
Work Hard, Play Hard andAbove All, Be a Gentleman!
|Sports||Athletics, Cricket, Football, Gymnastics, Hockey, Badminton, Martial Arts, Swimming, Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Chess, Yoga|
|Nickname||CBS / CBCS / Brownians|
|School fees||Rs. 623,000|
Colonel Brown Cambridge School is one of the oldest residential schools in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. It is an English medium school affiliated to the Indian Council of School Certificate Examination (CICSE) board of Education. Many of the buildings are heritage structures. The school is run by the N.S. Educational Society registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 and is recognized for the purpose of sending up students for the I.C.S.E.
It was established in 1926 by Col. William Brown, an Irishman with a record of distinguished service both in the sphere of education and the British Army. After he retired from the army, Col. W.Brown did not wish to leave India, the country where he had served and which he had grown to love. He decided to devote his life to education. Thus, the school came into existence with Ms. Oliphant as its first principal..
The school is run by the "N.S. Educational Society" registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 and is recognized for the purpose of sending up students for the I.C.S.E.
In 1975, Smt. Krishna Kumari, Sanjay Singh, Abhai Singh and Smt. Indu Bala Singh came into partnership to run the school. In 1978, two of the partners got a society registered in the name of N.S. Educational Society. This led to a court case by the other partners on the grounds that they had not been inculcated into the society.
The school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi. English is the medium of instruction in the school.
The following sports and games are offered:
Social awareness and service to the country is an integral part of education. Children are encouraged to help and work for the physically and mentally challenged. Voluntary contributions are made to Cancer Society of India, children suffering from Thallassemia, help Age and many other organisations.
The school has contributed to areas struck with disaster and natural calamities. SUPW grades are compulsory to secure a pass certificate in the Board Examinations.
The students studying at CBS are also called Brownians and the ex students are called ex-Brownians or simply Old Boys. Colonel Brown Cambridge School has produced many prominent and notable persons which include the following: