PODAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL KHAR
Podar International School is a part of the Podar Education Complex, which is managed by Anandilal and Ganesh Podar Society established in 1927. Podar International School was founded on April 6th, 2004. It is affiliated to Cambridge International Examinations, UK (CIE) and International Baccalaureate Organization, Geneva (IBO).
The Pre-primary operates under the brand name of "Podar Jumbo Kids" in several locations across Mumbai. The primary and secondary sections operate in different buildings. The address of the Primary section is : Shagun Plaza, Opp. CKP Club, Linking Road, Khar (West), Mumbai- 400052. The address of the secondary section is: Ramee Emerald Building, Near Shamrao Vitthal Bank, S. V. Road, Khar (West), Mumbai - 400052. The school principal and director is Dr. Mrs. Vandana Lulla.
|Playgroup to Sr. Kg||International Pre-school programme|
|Grades 1 to 5||IB Primary Years Programme (PYP)|
|Grades 6 to 10||Cambridge Secondary (Checkpoint and end of Grade 8, followed by IGCSE in Grades 9 and 10)|
|Grades 11 and 12||IBDP and A Levels|
Please note that the pre-primary section operates under the brand name of "Podar Jumbo Kids," which has several branches across Mumbai. Post completion at Jumbo kids, students are transferred to a Podar School.
Academic year runs from April to March.
Approximately 20 students in each class.
|Summer||April end to 1st week June|
|Term break||10 days end of March|
|Diwali||2 weeks in October/November|
|Christmas||1 week in December|
Assessments include reflection sheets, formative assessments and summative assessments. Students' progress report is based on learner profiles, skills, attitudes, concepts and knowledge that they have gained in any year.
IBDP and IGCSE Results (2015/2016)
IBDP Results of May 2016: 2 students scored 43 grade points out of a possible 45 grade points. 6 students have scored between 40 and 43 grade points & 16 students have scored 35 grade points and above. The school average of 33 is higher than the world average of 30.07.
A Level Results of Nov 2015: 132 students appeared for the IGCSE exams, 88 % students scored above 75%. The school topper scored all 8 A*, totaling to 96%.
Circulars, examination schedule, exam portion and school calendar posted on the school website. The school also has an online portal for parents, through which parents can pay fees, view their child's attendance, view any comments posted by the teacher on the behavior of the child as well as send messages to the teacher.
Registrations for 2018-19 are currenly open. The school also has open admissions throughout the year depending on availability of seats.
|Age criteria for Playgroup 2018-19 : Children born between October 1 , 2015 and September 30, 2016|
|Age criteria for Nursery 2018-19 : Children born between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015.|
|Age criteria for Jr Kg 2018-19: Children born between October 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014.|
For admission to Jumbo Kids, collect the registration kit from the school office.
Submit completed application form along with a copy of the child's birth cerificate and a cheque for 1st term fees. No entrance test or interview is conducted at Jumbo kids. Admissions are on first come, first serve basis.
For admission to Podar International school (Grade 1 onward), parents can apply online or collect the application form from the school office. The link for the admisison form is http://188.8.131.52:8888/CommonEnquiry.aspx?sch_name=PIS_(IB)_-_Santacruz_(Mumbai)&brd_name=IB.
After submitting the online form, parents will receive a call or email from the admission office within a week; parents to visit school office with required documents.
Communication of admission decision and payment of fees.
Cricket, Football/ Soccer, Basketball, Kho Kho , Athletics, Gymnastics, Kabbadi , Tug N War
Dance, Drama, Music, Art & Craft, Cooking, Clay and Pottery , Speech
Inter house and Inter school competitions in field of art and craft, sports, dance, speech and drama. School also organizes the PMUN (Podar Model United Nations), in which students from all schools participate in debate and discussions on global issues.
Students take field trips to banks, super markets, beaches, gardens and old age homes and reflect on their off site learning in classrooms.
Spacious classrooms with interactive white board/computer.
School has a sports ground with facilities for football, basketball, tennis, etc.
Library, Science labs and Computer lab.
Music room, Art room, Assembly hall, Auditorium
Security cameras installed around school campus.
School provides bus services to all students.
School has a medical room with ambulance facility.
Career guidance programs for students seeking advice on further studies abroad as well as in India.