We have taken the initiative to answer a few of your queries below. We hope they are helpful to you‼
Ans. We at RIS, believe that right and relevant education lays a strong foundation for development and growth of our children. Our vision is to offer an exceptional learning environment that develops happy compassionate, ethical and global learners. Our focus is not only to work with critical number of children but ensure that they apply what they learn and become lifelong learners.
Ans. Established in a peaceful residential locality of Malad (W), RIS offers a compact yet educationally rich school infrastructure. Learning environment that works on the philosophy of EXPLORE, EXPERIENCE AND EXPRESS ensures that there is enough relevant engagement for children. With emphasis on technology, a smart approach towards hands on learning and team of academicians that ensures that implementation of teaching learning program is honest and one to one is what makes RIS unique. With the aim to provide the best in tradition, culture, while giving children a winning edge, RIS brings a fresh perspective to learning.
Ans. RIS follows the international curriculum pedagogy right from Nursery till Grade 12.
Ans. Six reasons that shall benefit your child:
• Education Research and Development Centre within the campus for benchmarking and empowerment of leaners and educators.
• Latest Educational Resources for students, educators and parents.
• Exclusive Learning zones- seamless part of school infrastructure triggering learning anywhere everywhere.
• Technology driven school ensuring ease of communication, transparency and best use of available knowledge.
• Expert Interface to promote developmental program like personality development, art & aesthetics, music appreciation, love for reading and more.
• A well-researched curriculum from Pre-School to Grade 5 supplemented by unique modules for ensuring 360* growth of our children.
Ans. Yes, RIS is an English medium Co-education school.
Yes, we welcome children from varied backgrounds, race, and cultures.
Ans. The school timings for academic session 2018-19 are as follows:
Play Group : Sr. Kg: 8: 00 am – 11:30 pm
Grade 1- 5 : 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Days : Monday – Friday
Ans. The school shall become operational for grade Nursery- V for the academic session 2018-19 and shall progress one grade every year till it reaches Grade 12.
Ans. There shall be 2 divisions per grade with 25 students in each division eventually.
Ans. Yes, the teaching staff shall be qualified and shall be fluent in the English language. They shall be trained at the Research & Development wing of the School.
Ans. The School has developed a 360* Developmental program. Focus shall be on creativity, physical health, hygiene, fine arts, 21st century skills, values and virtues, sports, personality development, communication skills. The school also offers In -School and Beyond school platforms to test and exhibit ones talents and skills.
Ans. The session 2018-19 shall commence in the month of June 2018.
Ans. Yes certainly, we shall ensure a smooth transition from ICSE/CBSE through support sessions and one to one hand holding if required.
Ans. Learning is enjoyable, when the student and the educator are all in sync with each other. We shall ensure that the entire learning journey is joyful and exciting. Striking the right balance and making children self-learners is our goal at RIS.
Ans. Yes, the school shall offer meal services to its students on the campus. These shall be optional not compulsory.
Medical Assistance: The School shall have a Medical Bay/ Medical Centre on campus managed by a full time qualified nurse. The school shall tie up with the nearest hospital and the Medical Centre at school campus shall be managed by the hospital itself.
Safety: School follows all required safety norms. The campus has three separate manned and CCTV monitored entries. Entry for children is exclusive. OTP based visitor management system ensures only authorized entries and exits.
NO Vehicle Zone: Vehicles are not allowed inside the school campus. Entire Campus is CCTV Camera monitored with security officer put on surveillance. The school proposes to have ALL FEMALE Staff to manage the school. Fire safety systems, backup Generators all part of the safety systems at school. In case of emergency the school shall follow the emergency evacuation plan.
Man Management: Entire support staff of the school shall be police verified and certified by outsourced agencies to ensure transparency and safety of the children.
Ans. Yes, the school shall provide transportation services on selected routes. The service shall be provided by an outsourced agency.
It’s an optional service and is not compulsory. However we encourage the students to come in school buses as part of the school program and from safety point of view.
The school buses shall have GPRS enabled trackers and in transit CCTV cameras for monitoring.
Ans. School aims at implementing I AM POSSIBLE & Values and Virtues programs exclusive focusing on value sensitization and global citizenship. These ongoing programs aim to develop our students from a very young age, to lead their own lives with responsibility, to work well with others and to learn to do the right thing. The international environment of the school aims at making our students Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators¸ Principled, Open-minded, Caring, Risk-takers, Balanced, Reflective individuals.
Values & Virtues is at the heart of our learning program. It’s threaded with in the regular school curriculum and is taught via role plays, school cinema, scenario building thus making it hands on and effective.
Ans. We encourage our students ‘To Learn How to Learn’ which will make them life-long learners. The mastery on the process ensures that they can crack the exams or tests easily. Analysis, research, information seeking, visualization, technology use all ensure that children are ready to crack any exam with full enthusiasm and confidence.
Ans. It’s a fact that technology is the new harbinger of change. With our commitment to prepare our children for future we feel that it is imperative that we keep the school technology program updated and current so our children and teachers remain in connect the world that is changing so rapidly.
Ans. Physical fitness is given top priority at school. With a comprehensive FITNESS PROGRAM at school in collaboration with fitness experts the school, lays emphasis on the body and mind simultaneously. We believe a healthy body will keep one energetic and shall make learning more fun and exciting.
Ans. We believe in catching them young. The school program gives adequate time to children to explore and express their talents and skills. During primary years the idea is to introduce them to the exciting world of science, social science, technology, fine arts, sports and let them enjoy what interests them.
But we also focus in identifying exceptional talent and putting them on fast track. At higher grades students are introduced to formal career counselling that enables them to make informed choices for their future.
Ans. At RIS we do not promote Tuitions. Our aim is to make students independent learners. In case the student needs assistance we shall be more than happy to make them part of our school support program in school or post school hours at no additional fee.
Ans. At RIS we believe in hassle free communication. The school shall introduce a mobile APP to ensure ease of communication. The App shall keep you abreast with day to day updates and also give you platform to share your queries with us. Apart from this, the School Almanac, meetings via appointments and Parent Teacher Meets are other available platforms for a one to one connect with us.
Ans. Yes, we do allow parents of children in Play- Group or Nursery to be with their wards for 2- 3 days initially till the children get acquainted to the new school environment .
Ans. The school provides individual lockers for each child within the classroom. We also follow a rotation book time table and children are supposed to bring only the books mentioned in the time table to school as and when required. This ensures that the school bags are not heavy and children are comfortable.
Ans. Yes, the school offers DAY CARE Program. The program is optional and is not a part of school academic program.
After School Activities program is independent of School Program and is optional for parent’s to enrol their children for the same.