The Kannur Kendra of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan was inaugurated by Mr. Justice V.S. Malimath, former Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court, in 1986. The Kendra started the Kindergarten classes the same year.The School is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi and has classes from L.K.G to Std XII. It prepares students for the All India Secondary School Examination (Std XII).The School’s first batch appeared for the All India Secondary School Examination in 1995. It was in 1997, that the first batch appeared for the All India Senior School Certificate Examination.The School has been maintaining high standards in both the examinations.
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan conducts classes from Kindergarten to Post-graduate research and imparts education in subjects ranging from Carnatic music to Computers, from Sanskrit to Business Management and from Yoga to Journalism. This is being accomplished through its centres spread all over the country and abroad, through its constituent institutions, through its various publications; through cultural and educational programmes it conducts from time to time and above all, through personal discussions and dialogues.
The Bhavan has expanded vastly in its activities and today it has more than 118 centres and 361 educational institutions spread all over India and seven overseas centres. The number of students are over three-hundred thousand. The Bhavan serves as a bridge between the East and West, between the past and the present, and between science and spirituality. This is a totally non-denominational institution representing the composite culture of India.