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BIS redefining education...

Stephanie Sutcliffe
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Bahrain Indian School (BIS) has redefined education since its inception.

The school with its hard work, competence and dedication to achieve its aims, provides ample facility for students not only to pursue academic excellence but also explore their co-scholastic potential.

Having started in 2014 with 40 students, the school now caters to over 700 students from Pre- KG to grade eight.

The student-to-teacher ratio is 10:1 which helps in giving individual attention to students thereby helping them in academics.

To support academics, BIS has a highly qualified and dedicated staff.

Emphasis is laid on personality development, life skills and various co-curricular activities along with a balanced focus on curricular aspects as well.

The school believes in providing a stress-free environment, thereby BIS follows a ‘no homework policy’ until grade four.

BIS has a number of aspects that are paramount to its success including providing students with individual lockers so as to lessen the weight of carrying heavy bags along with regular reinforcement sessions that help with revision of the taught concepts and clarification of doubts. Additionally, the school offers remedial sessions for students who need a helping hand in some subjects.

Also, there is an English Language Lab that helps in enhancing the language skills as it provides the platform to listen to original speakers of British or American descent and it also helps students to solve various grammar related exercises.

Well-equipped separate physics, chemistry and biology labs give students the practical learning of the theoretical concepts, and a well-planned social science lab is equipped with an extensive range of globes, display equipment and charts and maps for social science and geography.

The mathematics lab allows students to explore patterns and ideas through various games, puzzles and other teaching and learning materials, while in the computer lab students are provided with practical knowledge.

There are regular life skills sessions which help in inculcating the moral values and team building skills. It also helps in understanding the dynamics of life and how to handle various situations aptly and intelligently.

Workshops are also offered by the school counsellor on a wide range of topics like exam stress, depression, anti-bullying, team work and empathy.

Smart classrooms help in delivering concepts in varied ways to enhance the understanding of visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners.

A range of extra-curricular activities like hatha yoga, vedic maths, cricket, kalakshetra, and classical dance are available to students, while clubs hone the skills of students in various fields namely science, maths, public speaking, dance, music and sports.

Youth Leadership Programme sessions by toastmasters also help students in becoming excellent orators. Additionally, students participate in external examinations and inter-school competitions as well as community services and charity drives on various occasions like Ramadan, Think Pink, Labour Day and more. The school has also introduced the latest digital campus software, with each student and parent provided with individual login ID and password to enable them to interact and share information with the faculty. Parents are also able to monitor the progress of their child using the new software.

All key areas, including classrooms, are equipped with CCTV cameras to ensure safety and security of students. Students are also provided with RFID badges which enables parents to know about the arrival and departure of their students.

Admission for the new 2018-19 academic year from Pre-KG to Grade eight is open. Parents can register online by logging on to

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