The Druk Padma Karpo School
the school's local name, is now being used by the school.
Padma is the Ladakhi word for Lotus and Karpo is the word for White.
The school is posting all recent activities and photos on facebook, please visit the Druk Padma Karpo School, Ladakh, facebook page.
Students have just been taking internal examinations and have raised Rs1,16,056 for the Live To Love charity's Nepal earthquake appeal.
The construction team have a busy 2015 schedule. Funding is sought for the Health, Hygiene and Wellbeing programme, to improve standards at the school.
The Landscape & Gardens Programme started 2015 with planting the first stage of a fruit tree orchard and re-stocking the plant nursery. A funding campaign for this year's work is underway for planting work, gardens, sports areas and a network of slate paving.
The visitor centre is open every day from 8am to 1pm, then 2pm to 6pm during the Spring to Autumn, April to September.
Follow the signs to The DPKS Visitor Centre, Shey, next to the stupa field, Leh-Manali highway, 194101, Ladakh, J&K, India.
Please contribute to the school's funding requirements by clicking here to make a donation.
A fundraising luncheon for the Druk Padma Karpo School was held in Singapore on Friday 4th April 2015. The school's founder His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa was present and the theme of the event wa [ ... ]
|Students and staff hold condolence assembly|
His Eminence Thuksey Rinpoche, Chair of Druk Padma Karpo Educational Society (DPKES), organised a special condolence assembly of all students and staff on 26th June 2014 in memory of Philip Cornwell [ ... ]
A long distance (eight kilometer) running competition was organized by the District Youth and Sports Services, Leh, for under seventeens, held in Leh on April 22nd, 2014. About five hundred youths par [ ... ]
|Education Advisor appointed|
The school governors are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Shomie Das, an eminent Indian educationist, as Education Advisor. Mr Das is an alumnus of The Doon School and graduated from the [ ... ]
|London Fundraising Event - Thursday 27th February 2014
Please join us for a fun evening to raise funds for the school's Landscape & Gardens Project on Thursday 27th February at 7pm. The event is called BRIGHT IDEAS BIG CHANGE and is organised by YTFN, th [ ... ]
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