Welcome to Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Senior Secondary School

Sir P.S. Sivaswami Ayyar, a well known advocate, a visionary and a philanthropist, a pioneer in women’s education had perpetuated and sustained a girls’ school for over 100 years at Mylapore, Chennai and a school for boys at Tirukattupalli, Thanjavur. The benevolent philanthropist, magnanimously sold his palatial home to finance and sustain the Lady Sivaswami Ayyar Girls’ School.

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M S Jayasri

Head of School

Principal’s Message

“Success is failure delayed and failure is success delayed.”

”Today’s success and today’s failures are just another step in the long journey of life. Life is a game. If you play this game long enough, you will make it.

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Our Mission

Kalalaya believes in “shaping the holistic development of the students’ personality by maintaining the right balance between tradition and modernity, with a judicious blend of the Head, the Heart and the Hands”.

Our Facilities

Smart Classrooms

Stem Robotics Lab

Advanced Library

Computer Lab

Google for Education


Arts & Crafts

Security System

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