The Bardsley English Medium Senior Secondary school was started in the year 1964, with classes from K. G.1 to class IV. These classes were held on the verandah. Gradually under the able and dedicated leadership of Mrs. Rachael Cooke the founder of this institution, the beautiful building, consisting of a big hall, the staff room, 8 classrooms and a laboratory came up and the classes were upgraded up to class VIII. This building was dedicated to Mrs. Rachael Cooke and a tablet with the inscription ‘Great are thy Blessings, O’ Lord’ was unveiled by her on the 23rd January, 1976. The school, which now consisted of classes from K. G. 1 to class VIII was the much wanted first English Medium School of the town for which people of Katni always remember Mrs. R. Cooke with deep regard.
After the sad demise of Mrs. R. Cooke due to a brief illness on the 11th January 1986, Miss. C. P. Salve took over as an in-charge and looked after the school from February 1986 to December 1987, alongside with her responsibility as the Principal of the Bardsley Girl’s Higher Secondary School. On the 1st January 1988 Rev. S. Nelson took over the charge as Principal from Miss C. P. Salve. Under the able leadership and untiring efforts of Former Principal Rev.S. Nelson the school has increased its stature by leaps and bounds.
Updated on: [August 13, 2018]