Mr Ambrish Bansal
A graduate in Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi, Ambrish hails from a respected business family with interests in brick kilns, construction and pharmaceutical distribution. Already armed with an enviable 10 years’ experience of running two schools in Lucknow, he wants to bring to Staford a dynamic new approach to education. As he strives to fulfill his vision of establishing ‘a school with a difference’ — of an institution that will break new ground and set an example for others to follow — 40 years old Ambrish has the enthusiasm, flair, drive and youth on his side.
Mr Ambrish Bansal leads all initiatives as the Director of Staford School.
Mrs. Ratna Khanna
Principal, Staford School, Hardoi Road
With over 21 years of teaching and administrative experience at D.A.V, Mrs Ratna Khanna joint Staford School in 2017. She has earned a Double Masters in Political Science and English Literature along with a B. Ed.
Prior to Staford, she was the Principal of D.A.V School in Chattisgarh for 9 years. She has organised several workshops and Teachers’ Empowerment Programme in ‘Guidance and Leadership’. As a teacher, she won the Best Teacher award multiple times.
Her collaborative leadership skills and strategy planning have put the school on a path of steady growth. She is setting in a school culture that encourages continuous improvements for teachers and students; develops an environment that encourages open communication with colleagues, students and community; and mentoring educators in the creation and implementation of class instruction, lesson plans and student assessment in
conjunction with state learning regulations. She is promoting student achievement by making learning a top priority; creating a shared vision; evaluating
instructional practices; monitoring lesson plans; managing the curriculum; and designing, guiding, and
leading professional development.
Mrs. Vijaya Singh
Principal, Staford Pre School, Latouche Road
A dedicated educationist, Mrs. V. Singh, who holds degrees — M.Sc, B.Ed, and PGDSLM, has a heart that swells with selflessness and deep love for children.
Every deed that she performs is aimed at the betterment of children. She focuses on paving a progressive path for them, on which they can walk ahead successfully in their future lives. Mrs. Singh sincerely believes that real education lies way beyond books. As an administrator with a steady vision, she has always been result-oriented.
She has an experience of almost three decades in the public school circuit. During this time, she has worked and gained rich experience at institutions like Sir Padampat Singhania Education Centre, Kanpur; Don Bosco Academy,Patna; and Delhi Public School, Lucknow.
During Mrs. Singh’s tenure at DPS, Lucknow; with her at the helm, the school recorded an unprecedented rise in academic performance index. Under her able guidance the institution also participated and won many prizes in various sports and co-curricular activities at the district, state and national levels.
While she has been a passionate and caring teacher, as an administrator she has been firm and resolute to make the school achieve best results. Her exposure to the develop teaching techniques, acquired through seminars and workshops conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education, NCERT and Delhi Public School Education Society, has empowered her with a diverse and innovative approach as an academic leader.
With the rich experience she has, Mrs. V. Singh — the lady with a multi-faceted personality and bundle of qualities, she is sure to lead the school community with dedication and great vision.