Admissions for the academic year 2022-2023 will begin from 1st December 2021::Preference will be given to Konkani Linguistic students::Once again City Pride Group of Schools finds itself on the pedestal of the prestigious Times School Survey of best school in two categories, that is - The Innovative Learning School and Student Satisfaction.

Inter School Achievements

Laser run national level competition

Mugdhaa Wavhal of std. 10th secured second position in 6th laser run in National level laser run competition.

Success in Annual Peace Pals International Art Exhibition

In Celebration of World Kindness Day 2021, youth from around the World were invited to submit their artwork for the 24th Annual Peace Pals International Art Exhibition and Awards. The theme and Message was : Kindness (Express Yourself through Acts of Kindness.) Aarna Malengaonkar (Std 5 Peace) is the finalist under 8-10 years age group. Students from more than 59 countries had participated.

Success in Moonshot Junior Hackathon 2021

Hackathon was organized by an MNC, Moonshot Junior in association with i4c. 35 teams were shortlisted out of 250 teams from Pune and Goa for the final round. Our students presented their idea and prototype in the final round and our Team “CPS Techy mates” having students from Grade 8 comprising Vanshika Kumar, Siddhi Desai , Ayush Patil and Harshwardhan Yewale won the first prize under problem statement-Don’t flush out WaterAir. The students worked on a smart device that can reduce the wastage of water. The winning team will receive a Robotic Car kit, Moonpreneur board game, 50%scholarship on Moonshot Jr Innovator program, and Amazon Gift voucher worth Rs 11000.

Sakal Reading Competition

SakaL N.I.E. along with M Tek Engineers, Pune had come up with a Reading competition for students to showcase their reading and speaking skills. It aimed at expressing oneself fluently with appropriate expressions. Students submitted a recorded video of their reading. They were given the liberty to choose any one out of the 3 languages Marathi , Hindi and English. The Citypridian voracious readers participated whole heartedly in this event.

List of winners

English language

Class V Satyej Hedaoo
Class V Adwait Nair
Class VI Poorvaja Chaukar
ClassVI Anvi Belsare
Class VI Manjiri Kulkarni
Class VII Adwita Patil
Class VII Shalmali Yelkar
Class IX Snigha Rajit
Class IX Shruti Thakur
Class IX Vedika Jadhav
Class IX Aarsha Sadan
Class IX Vardha Nair
Class X Mrunyamee Mane
Class X Bhoomi Patil
Class X Mansi Yewale
Ckass X Nidhi Sanghavi
Class X Riddhi Vaidhya
Class X Saundarya Baravkar
Class X Shreya Chaitwar
Class X Afrah Chopdar
Class X Vishwa Jhondhale

Hindi language

Class V Aarna Malegoankar
Class VI Aayris Khurana
Class VI Vivan Rathod
Class VII Kuhu saraf
Class VII Nihar Mehat
Class VIII Arya Sawant
Class VIII Ayush Baviskar
Class VIII Vanshika Kumar
Class IX Aarti Patel
Class IX Krishna Thakar
Class X Vartika Shrivastav

Marathi language

Class V Swara Davare
Class V Satviki Sonawne
Class V Ahilya Kule
Class VI Subhojit Das
Class VIII Dhruv Borkar
Class IX Isha Mane
Class IX Mahi Tendulkar
Class IX Gauri Nandurdikar
Class IX Sawanadi Sawant

Story Telling Competition organised by Shabda

Riya Khairnar of Std.2 bagged 1st Prize in Story Telling Competition organised by Shabda. Click on the link to listen her story:

Ticklinks Vivekananda Young Explorer Contest Season 2

An All india competition with over 10,500 participants from 22 states and 302 schools have participated in this competition, where 42 scholarship awards were declared. Very proud to announce that 4 students of our school have been selected for the National level Competition Scholarship Awards. Scholarship Award Winner students have bagged 4000/- and Mentor teachers 2000/- each. 1. Ahilya Khule, Maths - 4-6 -Mentor teacher - Kiwi Soni
2. Riddhima Katariya, English - 1-3 - Mentor teacher- Ritu Jain
3. Anulekha Nambiar, Science -4-6 - Mentor teacher - Pallavi Chaudhari
4. Angel Patel,Science - 4-6 Mentor teacher - Komala Rekha Rallapalli
Out of 183 Excellence Awards 34 awards are from City Pride School. Out of 34 students.. 21 from Nigdi, 8 from Moshi, 5 from Ravet branch respectively. All these students will have an excellent opportunity to meet with Eminent Scientists of India.

National Astronomy Challenge 2021

STEM Research & Innovation conducted the National Astronomy Challenge in India and across the globe in the academic year 2021. The objective was to provide a unique competitive platform for students and fuel their passion for Astronomy and Space science. Arnav Indurkar from Grade 4 is the school topper.

KIDEX-'National All Rounder Championship' (NARC)

KIDEX conducted 'National All Rounder Championship' (NARC) from 1 May 2021 to 31 July 2021. It is an event in which every child completes 30 age-appropriate activities from their home, across five development themes (cognitive, creative/imagination, socio/emotional, physical & language/communication). The child who gets the maximum score across all 30 activities is announced as the best All Rounder in that age category. (3yrs TO 17 yrs) The *Overall All rounders* at National level are : *Age grp- 4yrs* Aadi Shah (CPS Nigdi )-1st position *Age grp-5yrs* Kartik Bhave (CPS Moshi)-3rd position Apart from these there are many kids who have won top three positions at National, State and City level in 6 individual activities.

Chala Gaauya Deshbhaktipar Geet

City Pride School feel happy and proud to share the success of Shaurya Hirlekar . He bagged 1st prize in the singing competition चला जाऊया देशभक्तीपर गीत conducted by PCMC.

International Innovation Summit -Imagivation

A global platform for the students to explore new skills of the 21st Century. An event organized by Zenik Learning, only for students across the globe of Class III to XII. This opportunity paved paths for the students to learn and get a hands-on experience to innovate and present their ideas and views uniquely while developing their self-confidence, problem-solving skills, and being a competitive and active participant.
At the City Pride School, we always aim to give our students a wide experience of competition and learning. This was actively achieved through this Summit.
25+ students of City Pride School, Nigdi participated in this one-month long Summit, held in May 2021. We had around 20 Ambassadors who participated in the event, representing City Pride School. A great initiative by the Soft Skill Department who selected the Innovation Ambassadors for the event and coordinated till the very end.
Our Global Toppers from the City Pride School, Nigdi of the event are:
• Class V - Satyaj Hedaoo
• Class VI - Anvi Belsare
• Class X - Nilay Surana
Our School Toppers from the Nigdi branch are: • Class VI - Sharvari Baxi
• Class IX - Harshita B
• Class VI - Anvi Belsare

Sakal Drawing Competition

CPS feels happy and proud to share that Aarna Malegaonkar of 4th std won the district level sakal drawing competition under stimulus category.

Saksham PCRA competitions 2021.

The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Govt of India-PCRA regularly organizes people centric activities to create mass awareness through various print and electronic media to sensitize people on conserving Energy. This year also SAKSHAM competitions had 3 categories Quiz, Essay and Painting. Through this, useful information and tips on fuel conservation and environment protection are given.

State Level winners from CPS include
1. Nipun Tiwari 9th std.
2. Advika Kankhar 8th std.
Chimayi Pethkar 10 std.
These three children win 2000 INR each and have chosen to compete in the National category.

Lenovo Smarter Ed Scholarship

It is our great pleasure to announce that JAGRUTI SHARMA from STD 5th Joy won the Lenovo Scholarship, HT and goes on to win Lenovo Laptop. Lenovo Smarter Ed Scholarship, an initiative by Hindustan Times came up with a competition for students of grade 5 to 12. The program allowed students to participate with their preferred choice of written or verbal entries in the form of an essay, or an audio video, an audio file or even a PowerPoint Presentation. Thousands pan India participated. Question to be answered was- Describe the current online education system, creative ideas on how it can be improved.

International Innovation Summit 2021.

This summit was hosted for students studying across different countries and schools. A group of 20 students from each school have participated as an Innovation Ambassador. At the summit, the students had several activities to participate in and showcase their skills and talents. Our students have also made efforts to push their limits and participate in their activities.

City Pride School student's achievements- Satyaj Hedaoo from Class V ( to be a 'Missile Man' )and Nilay Surana from Class X of City Pride School, Nigdi, for being awarded the 1st Rank as Global Toppers, for this Summit. Also our achievers Anvi Belsare from Class 6, awarded as a Global topper for the Extempore Activity. Another amazing innovation video by our student Riddhi Vaidya from std 10th in the International Innovation Summit.

Innoventure Intelligence Plus Competition 2020

City Pride School always takes an initiative to participate in various competitions that explores different innovative concepts and ideas in the children. Innoventure - IntelligencePlus is also one of the concepts which includes Creativity and Innovation, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving, Communication Skills, Social and Emotional Learning along with essential practical life skills that can be nurtured in children from a very young age.
Number of Students participated in this competition:
Round 1 – Number of students participated - 31
Round 2 – Number of students shortlisted - 22
Finale: Round 3 – Number of students shortlisted – 11
City Pride School, Nigdi has got "Best Enterprising School Award" in the Innoventure IntelligencePlus National Level competition held on 19th April 2021. Master. Satyaj Hedao received an award as a National Winner for Grade 4. It was an amazing experience listening to his speech too...

National Jalmitra Elocution Competition 2021

Rotary Club Sinhagad, Pune and Shabdsahyadri Foundation announced their Annual awards. In Elocution Competition, our students had participated in High School category as well as Open Category and won prizes in both the categories.
Following students won the prizes:
1) Kabir Bhasin - Class 2nd Peace - Rs. 1000 cash prize, memento & certificate.
2) Aayush Mangire - Class 7th Vigour - Rs. 5000 cash prize, memento & certificate.

The International Adolescent Summit 2020 on LIFE SKILLS, HEALTH, SAFETY & SCHOOL WELLBEING

“The International Adolescent Summit” was organized for the students by the National Book Trust, India (Ministry of Education, Government of India) from 18th December 2020 to 6th January 2021.” The purpose of this innovative program was to help the students foster a newer understanding of 21st century skills, promoting values, developing gender sensitivity, health and well-being. City Pride School had participated in the different competitions and activities organized during the Summit.

Following students received special appreciation certificates for their incredible work.

Group I (6th to 8th Std Students)

Event Name Name of students Grade
Utopia – Painting Nidhi Fegade 7
Utopia – Painting Vihaan Goyal 7
Sur Sangam –Indian Classical Dance Dance Aarsha Sadan 8

Group II (9th to 12th Std Students)
Event Name Name of students Grade
Utopia – Painting Shreya Dashmukhe 9
Utopia – Painting Manasi Yeole 9

Seed the Future Entrepreneurs 2021

Our students of Std 8 and 9 participated in an International level program the “Seed the Future Entrepreneurs” organized by LaFondation Dassaults Systems in the month of March 2021. As part of this program a team from selected schools, comprising of a passionate teachers and 5-6 bright students is formed to make an imaginary start-up company. They designed a product of their dream, manufactured it using 3D Printing, developed a marketing campaign for their product and representing school in a playful competition.
Our students Afrah Chopdar, Chinmayee Vibhute, Gargee Patade, Sampann Sangai, Yash Bhavale and Ayaan Ansari have made a special product for special purpose- #WIN-GLA-VAC (Window Glass Vaccum Cleaner). It revolves around a Simple Fundamental “A clean Home is Happy Home”. The students worked in ATL Labs , designed the product in XDesign Software and made their dream product. We received Rs 7000 as Appreciation Award from the jury members. Well done team and mentors Arati Ram Kumar and Khairkar sir.

Vivekananda Young Explorer Contest January 2021

TickLinks in partnership with Ramakrishna Mission Science Centre conducted Vivekananda Young Explorer contest online in Jan 2021 for English, Maths and Science for children to promote Fun learning through real life applications and projects. CPS feel happy to share that Spruha Bidkar bagged the certificate of Excellence by coming in the top 1% in Std 1-3 group in . She submitted the project based on the theme: Creativity with 2D shapes (Maths). Well done Spruha, Keep it up!

National All Rounder Championship 2021 conducted by KidEx Venture Pvt. Ltd, Gurgaon

KidEx Venture Pvt. Ltd. based at Gurgaon recently conducted a National All Rounder Championship. The competition comprised of total 30 activities based on Cognitive intelligence, Physical, Social-emotional, language & Communication, Creativity & Imagination Aptitude.

Aarav Shah from LKG stood first in the competition at National level.
There were category wise prizes as well as region, state and city wise prizes too.
Following are the champs who got the prizes, in their group at various categories
All rounders in Western Zone:
Theia Bhong stood first, Sia Rapelli stood 2nd in age group 4 years, Aaradhya Mahajan stood 3rd in age group 6years in the western Zone.
Language and communication at National level. Dakshita Dave (age group 6 years) stood 1st, Aaradhya Mahajan (age group 6 years) stood 1st in Language and communication at National level.
Sia Rapelli , in age group 4 years stood 1st in Cognitive intelligence at National level. Very well done little champ, CPS is proud of you!

Bebras Computing Challenge 2020

The Bebras Computing Challenge introduces computational thinking to students. It is organized in over 30 countries and designed to get students all over the world excited about computing. Each participant gets 45 minutes to answer 15 multiple-choice questions that focus on computational and logical thinking. This time the student participation number was 103,114 in age groups 8-18 in 7 languages across 19 states. In the group Aaryabhat following students from Nigdi got National 1st Rank.

Aksh Banka
Arisha Kumbhar
Abha Tornekar
Saisha Desai

Cyber Champ 2021 – Inter School Computer Competition organised by City Pride School in association with Persistent Foundation

Following students bagged the prizes in various events
MS Paint Junior
Akshara Reddy (Std 3) – Winner
Rahini Badolia (Std 3) - 1st Runner up
MS Paint Senior
Satyaj Hedaoo (Std 4 ) – Winner
Rajavi Shinde (Std 4 ) – 2nd Runner up
Ahilya Khule ( Std 4) - 1st Runner Up
Ideas and Innovation
Aryan Choudhari (Std 8)- Special Mentioned
Exploring Animation with Powerpoint :
Prithika Nadar (V-Love) - Winner


Following students bagged Certificate in CIE 2020-21
Satyaj Hedaoo- Secure 2nd Rank in MS Paint Competition (Sr Group)
Rahini Badolia –Secure 3rd rank in MS paint(Jr. Group)
Swara Saindane –Secure 3rd Rank in MS Paint (Jr. Group)
Aarnav Unde - Secured 2nd Rank in MS Paint Competition (Jr Group) Lavnya Karajgikar - Secured 3rd Rank in MS Paint Competition (Jr Group) Ahilya Khule - Secured 2nd Rank in MS Paint Competition (Sr Group) Siddhi Jade - Secured 3rd Rank in MS Paint Competition (Sr Group)

Monoact Competition

Sanvi Bhake student of Std 6 Hope bagged 1st Prize in Monoact competition organised by Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Natya Parishad Pimpri Chinchwad , which was conducted on 14th February 2021.

ROBOCOM 2020-21 - Inter-School Computer Competitions Organised by G.K.Gurukul in association with India First Robotics

Following students bagged prizes in the final rounds conducted online on 20th February 2021 and received certificate, medal & gift voucher. Anish Dike - 1st prize in MS Paint (Jr. Group)
Anay Gawande - 2nd prize in MIT App (Sr. Group).

Cyber Genius 2020 (Inter School Virtual Computer Competition) Organised by Dr. Kalmadi Shamrao High School

Following CPS students bagged the prizes :
Rahini Badolia (Std 3) – 3rd Prize (Ms Paint)
Satyaj Hedoo (Std 4) – 3rd Prize (MSW LOGO)

Interschool Compuskills Championship 2020

Acharya Shree Vijay Vallabh School in association with CSI, MKCL, TCS and Rotary Club of Poona Midtown and Daily Maharashtra Times as a media partner has organized competition ‘Interschool Compuskills Championship 2020’ using SCRATCH as a tool. Our budding programmers Anvi Badve (Std 8) and Arya Gurale (Std 8) bagged 2nd prize for their Scratch project "Atmanirbhar Bharat" and received trophy, cash prize and certificate.

IntelligencePlus 2019

City Pride School feel proud to share that one of our student Avni Belsare from Class 5 was National winner of IntelligencePlus 2019. This year she is selected as one of speaker for the webinar.

KinderUni curiosity contest organised by Goethe Institute

The students had to shoot themselves asking a question related to science and technology, about which they are curious. Out of hundreds of questions sent by Students from different schools across Maharashtra, questions of only 15 Students have been selected. Tanmayee Athavale from 6 Vigour is one of them. She now stands a chance to participate in the live workshop with Joachim Hecker (an expert who will be conducting the workshop on science and technology and will be answering the questions of the kids in a playful manner)

IPM Mega Final 2020-21

Every year City Pride School actively participates in IPM Exam, which is a competitive exam and prestigious one to develop logical reasoning, analytical skills and to build Mathematical attitude among students. So we are proud to announce that in year 2020-21, out of 87 students who registered for the IPM exam , 49 got selected for Mega final.

GGIS ATHA Shloka Recitation Competition -2021-22

We are glad to announce the achievers of Shloka recitation competition , which was held by GG International School ATHA. Following are the winners :
Myra Choudhary (UKG Minnie )- 1st Prize (Age group -5 years)
Kartik Bhave ( I-Peace)- 3rd prize ( Age group 6 years)
Anvi Aher (II-Peace) - 1st prize ( Age group 7 years).


A global platform for the students to explore new skills of the 21st Century. An event organized by Zenik Learning, only for students across the globe of Class III to VI. This opportunity paved paths for the students to learn and get a hands-on experience to innovate and present their ideas and views uniquely while developing their self-confidence, problem-solving skills, and being a competitive and active participant. At the City Pride School, we always aim to give our students a wide experience of competition and learning. This was actively achieved through this Summit. Online Innovators Summit was conducted on 23rd May 2021.

Oishi Ghosh(III-Love) : Global Topper 1st Rank as well as School topper from Group-I with medals and certificates
Anay Khakurdikar (IV-Peace) - School Topper (Group I - Innovation Olympiad Medal & Certificate )
Prithika Murali Nadar (VI-Faith) - School Topper (Group II - Innovation Olympiad Medal & Certificate)

Spell Bee Level-III 2019-2020

We feel proud to announce that Arnav Gaikwad from III-Love is one of the Top 5 medallist and secured joint 4th Rank with 98.44% . Top 10 medals are received by 10 students and 17 students have received a medal of recognition. Congratulations to all the winners.

Spell Bee Level-II Results

We feel proud to announce that , 51 students of our school are qualified for Spell Bee Level-III exam. Harshvardhan Bhosale (II Peace) secured joint 3rd rank in Pune region.4 students have received Top 5 medals along with cash prize in Pune region.12 students have received Top 10 medals in Pune region and 10 students have received a medal of recognition. Congratulations to all the winners !!!

Akhil Bhartiya Natya Parishad

Our marathi drama 'Apale Ghar' received 1st consolation prize in marathi drama competition , which was organizes by Akhil Bhartiya Natya Parishad at Acharya Atre Sabhagruh , Pimpri.

Achievement in Teen 20 competitions

Under the category of Std 1 to 4 students have bagged the following prizes.
1) Harmonium- Satviki Sonawane- Consolation
2) group dance - Kaalbeliya- consolation
3) solo dance - Bharatnatyam- Tanishka Nair -3rd prize
4) Tabla -Aditya Kulakrni- 3rd prize
5) Marathi Drama -1st prize

Diwakar Memorial Monologue competition

The competition was held for students from LKg to std 9th in which 150 students participated from 7schools from PCMC in which 25 prizes were bagged by CPS students from (Moshi /Nigdi ) branch

Prize winners of English Monologue competition:
LKG UKG group:
3rd Prize - Shourya Gore.
Standard 1st & 2nd group
Consolation Prize - Divyash Mahakud.
Standard 3rd & 4th group
3rd Prize - Soumya Maske.
Prize winners of Hindi monologue competition:
LKG UKG group:
3rd Prize - Swara Sakhare.
Consolation Prize - Vidhi Kulkarni, Shubhra Kalyani & Chanasya D.
Standard 1st & 2nd group
Consolation Prize - Ojal Suryawanshi.
Standard 3rd & 4th group
2nd Prize - Gautami Gurav.
3rd Prize - Satviki Sonawane.

"Kidzbee" Inter-School competition organised by Beacon School Moshi

Our little ones are on cloud Nine !!! Our tiny tots of City Pride School Moshi branch showcased their agility and talent while participating in “Kidzbee” event.

The winners are :
Story telling-
1. Shaurya Gore Ukg 1st prize
2. Akarsh Sahoo Ukg. 2nd prize
3. Ridaan Vijay Vargiya . Lkg 8th prize
Colour Scavenger
1. Spruha Bankar Lkg. 3rd prize
Football Match
1. Mayank Shinde. Ukg - received trophy for best goalkeeper *
Canvas Kids
1. Aditya Khalute. Ukg. 2nd prize
2. Dhanyata Choudhary LkG 3rd prize
3. Samiksha Rathi. Ukg. 3rd prize
Fancy Dress
1. Pari Patel Lkg 1st prize
2. Sharanya Ingale. Ukg. 1st prize
Rhyme zone
1. Avani Gosavi. Ukg 3rd prize
Show and tell
1. Aditya Patil. Ukg 2nd prize
2. Humshika Balla. Ukg 4th prize