Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1, AFS,Tambaram is run by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan under the ministry of HRD , Govt of India. All the schools have a common syllabus and are affiliated to C.B.S.E. KV1,Tambaram is Located in the lush green Air Force camp at Madambakkam situated in the outskirts of Tambaram, Chennai. The school has 36 spacious classrooms with glass boards, display board and magnetic boards, Audiovisual room with tape recorder ,TV ,VCR, overhead projector and LCD Projector. The Primary section is housed in a separate building. The other enhancing features of infrastructure are the well-designed independent rooms for SUPW, ART, Music, Physical Education, Specific Academic Activities, Computer labs for primary, secondary and higher secondary students and a separate Maths lab.School has spawling playgrounds available. Well laid football fields, khokho, volleyball and basketball courts .For the pleasure and benifit of Primary students attractive playing material are also set up in the playground.
KVS envisions itself a world class organization in school education committed to continually empowering teachers to actualize inside out synergy in students and enable them to fulfill futuristic societal, national and global needs and aspirations.
To cater to the educational needs of children of transferable Central Government employees including Defence and Para-military personnel by providing a common programme of education.To pursue excellence and set the pace in the field of school education.To initiate and promote experimentations and innovations in education in collaboration with other bodies like CBSE, NCERT, etc.To develop the spirit of national integration and create a sense of Indianness among children.