1. What is the Admission Procedure at BHIS-K?
The admission procedure comprises of four simple steps which are:
- Interaction / competency exam
- Confirmation and Documents submission
2. What is the right time for the Admission Procedure?
For Vijayadashami admissions, the date for 2023 is Tuesday October 24th 2023. Parents are advised to contact the admissions contact immediately to take advantage of the special offer for the first Vijayadashami 25 admissions.
The ideal time for admissions for all other classes is December – January so that the student joins our school in the beginning of the academic year in April of the following academic year. Some students join the academic year in June after summer vacations. However, any admission post June is subject to availability of seats and the child being able to cope up with the ongoing classes that would have covered the academic content meant for that particular academic year. Senior students joining the school after Class 9 will have to join not later than June but if they are transferring from an existing school, they can complete the subject proficiency tests and be considered for admission if they perform well.
3. What is the maximum number of students in a class?
The maximum number of students in a class is 30 students per class.
4. What is the teacher/ Student ratio?
The teacher student ratio is 1:20 (in pre-school) 1:15 (in Primary) and 1:8 (in Senior Classes). The academic focus required for the student as he or she progresses through the school is the guiding factor for the number of teachers per student.
5. What is the curriculum followed in the school?
The school affiliates itself to the CBSE curriculum. In the pre-school to primary years, the students follow an integrated learning approach wherein the learning objectives of CBSE are achieved by providing an enquiry based learning approach based on Blooms Taxonomy and Multiple Intelligence theories. It helps to build a strong foundation for the student for his or her future growth. In the middle school, senior school and senior secondary school CBSE prescribed books, teaching strategies and learning styles are followed in the school.
6. What are the activities offered by the school?
The school offers a rich Sports and Performing Arts (SPA) programme that integrates sports, music, dance, arts, robotics and gardening as part of the SPA curriculum.
7. What will be the school timings?
Kindergarten: 8:30 am to 12 pm
Primary, Middle School and Senior Secondary: 8:30 am to 4 pm
8. Does the school provide food for the students?
The students are offered a Food Programme that consists of a morning snack, noon meal and an evening snack. The Food Menu is designed by a dietician based on the nutritional requirements of the students.
9. Does the school have a transport facility?
The school operates with a fleet of air-conditioned buses with lady attenders and observance of all safety protocols.
10. How are the academic faculty selected, trained and developed for great educational experiences in the school?
The educators at BHIS-K are from diverse backgrounds making the campus a vibrant learning environment for our students. The selection process consists of not only vetting qualifications but also class demonstration, training and mentoring. Over a period of six months they get accustomed to the Billabong philosophy of activity-based learning and creating unique and innovative learning experiences for the students. They are trained during the academic year to hone their teaching and leadership skills to provide their best for the school.
11. Does the school pursue an inclusive education policy?
The school accommodates and includes children with learning difficulty with an IEP (Individual Educational Plan). These are developed and customized as per the learning needs of the child.
12. How about the safety protocol at the campus?
The campus is 24×7 under CCTV surveillance and the students are supervised for utmost safety. The school infrastructure complies with electrical, fire safety and sanitary standards set by the Government. The school is secured with firewall for cyber safety. The school nurse attends to all immediate medical emergencies and first aid of the students and teachers.
13. How is the fees structured and when is fee payable?
The school’s academic fees consists of academics and administrative fees and is payable in three terms as follows: Term 1: Term 1 Academic + Administrative Fees + Transport Fees (if applicable) Term 2: Term 2 Academic + Transport Fees (if applicable) Term 3: Term 3 Academic + Transport Fees (if applicable) The Term start dates are as per the academic calendar of the school and is available in the front office for further information.