The much sought-after Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Vidya Mandir, Poochatty, Thrissur is a co-educational institution affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, catering to students from the kindergarten to class twelve.
Established in the year 1978, the school is situated in verdant, green surroundings, six kilometers east of Thrissur City. The school is equipped with all modern facilities, a well-equipped library, laboratories, a spacious auditorium, audio visual room, playgrounds, a sports-complex, all aimed at providing the best learning atmosphere, e- learning by way of digital class rooms enhances academic inputs here. Drawing inspiration from the ideals of KM Munshiji , the Bhavan's Thrissur Kendra was the dream child of Sri PB Nair. Within a year of its inception (1978) his vision took the form of an educational institution in 1978-Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Vidya Mandir, Poochatty.
The journey from a two-room tenement on Shornur road, Patturaickal to an Eight Acre plot in Poochatty with just sixteen students and six teachers to eighty-five teachers and three thousand strong student wealth has been memorable and worthwhile. The number of students keeps increasing each year, addition of a new division in first standard this year is a testimony to it. The large heartedness of Swami Ishwaranandaji Maharaj of Ramakrishna Mutt and under the auspicious of stalwarts like Shri PB Nair, Shri NS Mahadevan, Shri Chitran Nampoothiripad, Dr S K Pisharody, Sri T A G Menon, Sri K S Unni , Smt Ammini Brahmani Amma , Smt Annapoorna Sasthri to name a few, Bhavan's Poochatty has been able to achieve a desired height and still surging ahead imbibing positive ideals and its motto suggest-Let noble thoughts come from all sides, with no discrimination at all. The first batch of senior secondary students passed out in the year 1991.The school has two different streams, commerce and science with multiple combinations to cater to students' interests.The school has a well setup language lab established in the year 2019.
The first alumni meet was held in the year 2013. Our students, Dr Neethu Sona (IIS, 1999 batch), Dr Tinku Joseph (pulmonologist), Hariram Sankar (IPS), Swapna Ambat(IFS), Kailas Menon (Music Director) , to mention a few, have brought glory to the school by exhibiting their best in various walks of life.
The sports department has brought great laurels with their exceptional performance in the District, State and National Sports Meet. The teams have grabbed championships at CBSE, Sahodaya and Bhavan's Meets.
The school also gives equal importance to coscholastic activities. Students have represented the school in various literary and cultural fests and brought in accolades. As part of inculcating values, culture and civic sense, various charitable activities like donations and community services are incorporated into the day-to-day activities of school.