Nainital (Kumaoni: Naintāl; pronounced [nɛnːtaːl]) is a town and headquaters of Kumaon division, India. It is the judicial capital of Uttarakhand , the High Court of the state being located there and is the headquarters of an eponymous district .
The idea took shape as the Nainital Diocesan Boys' High School, as Sherwood was once called. Sherwood's sister school, erstwhile known as Diocesan Girls' High School, branched into All Saints' College, Nainital. Appeals to the public for funds were overwhelming, and a mixed school under Miss Bradbury was started at Petersfield.