Orchids The International School expands footprint in the city with two new branches
The international schools market in India has been a fledgling one, particularly in comparison with more developed markets in the Middle East.Now with one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, the increase in interest and ability for parents to invest in their children’s education has magnified.There is a surge in demand from affluent, upwardly-mobile Indian families for an international-oriented curriculum for their children with the necessary repertoire of skills to successfully pursue higher education and professional careers outside of India,
After running successfully in Newtown, Orchids The International School (OIS), the leading K12 school chain in India, has announced the launch of two more branches in Kolkata at Joka and Madhyamgram. The launch program was held in The Lalit Great Eastern, Kolkata where the models of the two new schools were unveiled during the event.
To be known as Orchids The International School, the school has the best-in-class amenities where students can explore and hone their skills in various activities, including Arts & Crafts, Music, Dance, Instruments, Theatre, Personality Development, and many more.
The new branches in Joka and Madhyamgram have classes till grade X, affiliated with the Council for the Indian Certificate Of Secondary Education (ICSE). Both the new branches of Orchids The International School will focus on experiential learning, STEAM, and multiple intelligence pedagogy, with a significant focus on project-based learning and physical education. The school will also provide special attention for children with special needs with the help of shadow teachers and specifically designed programs for them.
“We are focused on providing Indian education with an international approach. With the continuous evolution of the education sector, ensuring that children are future-ready becomes important. Orchids The International School offers a unique curriculum that includes Horticulture, Public Speaking, Robotics, Financial Literacy Program, and Astronomy, among many others, along with being the best in class infrastructure. The focus on extracurricular activities ensures the holistic development of all our students while upholding their moral values. We are happy to begin our new school in the city and look forward to shaping young minds and training them for excellence, ” said Mr Cariappa Bheemaiah, Zonal Head – Operations, South and East.
The campuses will provide best-in-class sports facilities to students who are sports enthusiasts, including Basketball Court, Football ground, Skating Rink, Cricket pitch, Swimming Pool, Racing Track, Volleyball Court and Taekwondo. The emergency facilities, including hospitals and police stations, are in close proximity to ensure the safety and security of all the students.