International schools today are picking up pace in building an educational frontier on a global level. The Indian education scenario no more limits itself to the knowledge received on the domestic soil.
Meanwhile today, curriculums like ISCE, IB, and Cambridge Assessment International Education heavily influence the development of international schools. Thus, these schools aim to instill the aptitude of a global citizen in children. Moreover, this way, they nurture their minds for a truly global experience.
Being the educational Mecca of India, Coimbatore too has its own share of international schools. And these institutions are not the mediocre ones. These are the ones creating some of the best minds in the industry. Meanwhile, here are the 10 Best International Schools in Coimbatore.
1. TIPS Global School
To begin with, TIPS Global promotes creative thinking and student-centric pedagogy. It offers students challenging broad and balanced International Baccalaureate and Cambridge curriculum programs. The TIPS Global School divides the academics into the following spheres:
- Firstly, the Toddlers Program
- Secondly, the IB Early Years Program (Pre KG – KG2)
- Then, the IB Primary Years Program (Grade 1 – Grade 5)
- Next, the CLSP Cambridge Lower Secondary Program (Grade 6-8)
- Then, the IGSCE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education – Grade 9 & 10)
- Lastly, the IBDP (International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Grade 11 & 12)
Also, the school offers boarding facilities on campus for a safe and hygienic stay.
2. Rathinam International Public School
Set in the sprawling grounds of Eachanri campus, the Rathinam International Public School follows the international protocol of imparting education. Under these guidelines, academia proffered is not based on books and rote learning but on “Learning by Doing.”
The pedagogy involved ensures that children have exposure to education beyond books and are, therefore, gently nudged towards practical education. One such facility on the campus is the ATAL Tinkering Lab. The Govt (NITI Aayog) has approved this program to let children communicate and interact via practical lessons. Thus, the lab nurtures the factors of innovation in the children.
Here the academics merge with extra-curricular like Martial Arts, Yoga, and Robotics. Similarly, Instrumental/Vocal Music, Dance, Language Lab, and Math Lab also refine students. Whereas, on a social end, children here meet the real world through their occasional visits to orphanages and old-age homes. Additionally, they also participate in the collection of funds for the disabled through the program of Smile Foundation.
3. Vivekalaya Prakriya
To begin with Vivekalaya Prakriya, the authorities of the school have trained its faculty in accordance with Cambridge International requirements. Thus, they assure an international quality pedagogy to primary, middle as well as high school children. Meanwhile, subjects offered for middle and high school students are English, Math, Economics, and Business Studies. Furthermore, there also are disciplines of Individual Sciences, Computer, ICT, Languages, and many more. The students engage in theatre, world awareness days, to name a few to direct their theoretical learning into practical implementations.
4. Billabong High International School
To begin with Billabong High International School, the institution runs on its guidelines of SCIPPAC. These are the values of Self-awareness, Curiosity, Innovation, Perseverance, Passion, and Adaption. These values form the core of the learning methodology here.
Next, the school offers quality education to Primary grade – grade 1 to 4. Here, the school helps students engage in practical learning. And, this engagement is right from the inception of their educational journey. Similarly, the Middle School caters to students of grades 5-8. Identically, the High School instructs students for the grades of 9-12. These instructions integrate learning with technology and focus upon self-paced digital learning and facilitator-based classroom teaching.
5. Chinmaya International Residential School – Coimbatore
To begin with the Chinmaya International Residential School, the institution is built under the patronage of Chinmaya Mission. The School believes in harnessing the quality of the youth in the right manner for a better world. From a minimal student-teacher ratio to well-appraised amenities, the school helps in the holistic learning of the students as per the IB and the ISCE curriculum.
Moreover, the residential building has a secured perimeter. Additionally, the school offers viable opportunities to engage students in the practices of good health. This aim, the school achieves through engaging in several recreational activities on the school grounds.
6. Nagarathinam International School of Excellence
Nagarathinam International School of Excellence (NISE) aims to offer help students achieve physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual progress to stay in pace with the ever-growing worldly functions. It focuses on
- Firstly, language skills
- Secondly, Environmental study
- Then, Numeric Talent
- And finally, Science & Technology
To achieve these aims, the school supports
- Responsive classrooms
- Cohesive group
- The vision of leaders of tomorrow
7. The Camford International School
Merely a decade old, The Camford International School has fast gained a strong repertoire as one of the best international schools in the country. In addition to the international IGSCE and IB program, the students are offered with the ‘Academic Plus’ to help hone their natural intellect. The programs offered here are Student Cabinet, Community Services, Educational Tour, Field Trips, Hobby Clubs and many more.
The school is well equipped with sports & games centers, labs, AV rooms, meal plans, and secure transportation to help through the daily lives of the students. The Grade 11 students are offered choices between the Science, Commerce, and Humanities streams.
8. Manchester International School
With an aim to offer a broad and balanced education the Manchester International School offers curriculum in IGCSE, AS & A Levels, IB PYP. The Kindergarten education is modeled around creating a safe learning space for the tiny tots and gradually nudge them gently into the academia of numbers and alphabets.
The IB-PYP curriculum is a curriculum for young learners from LKG to Grade 5. In this program, the pedagogy is emphasized on trans-disciplinary academia and inquiry-based learning. The Cambridge Secondary 1 Checkpoint Program is particularly for the learners aged 11 to 14 years of usually Grades 6-8. Moreover, it is an academic program with an advanced academic curriculum in English, Science, and Math.
Cambridge International Advanced Subsidiary (AS) and Advanced (A) Levels are international qualifications for university education. They are part of the Cambridge Advanced stage which is in alignment with the Indian 11th and 12th-grade curriculum.
9. Dr. Dasarathan International School
The Dr. Dasarathan International School lays emphasis on quality over quantity and believes in imparting no-pressure education to children. The curriculum is divided into 3 parts:
- Firstly, the Kindergarten Program: Children here taught through the combination of games, songs, and creative projects.
- Secondly, the Primary & Middle School Program: In Classes I to VIII the authorities focus on promoting the survey, and analysis on nurturing confidence in key spheres of Language development– Listening, Reading, Speaking, and Writing skills.
- And lastly, the Secondary School Program: The school offers Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (ICSE) Program to students in Classes IX and X.
10. Parth International School
Parth International School offers an international curriculum to students from Kindergarten to Grade 5. The pedagogy of one of the renowned schools of Coimbatore follows the IGCSE pattern of education, offered by certified academic trainers who focus on child-centered learning.
The education is imparted via digital mediums and digital classrooms help make academics more invigorating. The Parth methodology of learning is:
- Activity & Theme Based Learning
- Theory of Multiple Intelligences
- Progressive Learning Methodology
- Creating Opportunities for Kids to Express their Ideas.