British Educators Enjoy Teaching at King's College India, The First British Boarding School in India
(10 months ago)
NEW DELHI, August 21, 2017 : King's College, Taunton an independent co-educational secondary day and boarding school in Somerset, England, a school with over 137 years of educational history, has been operating in India as the first ever British boarding school in the country.
The school opened its door to students in August 2016 for children in standard 1 through standard 8 and is celebrating its second year in India. Presently, the school is taking enrolments for children aged 6 to 15, mirroring the UK school system, for the next batch starting April 2018. The curriculum is Cambridge International Primary, which generates academic excellence for children up to 13 and creates a platform for later high-performing success at IGCSE and A-levels. Experienced British educators are the lead teachers in the school providing the best of English education in India.
King's College India offers a variety of boarding options starting with day boarding, Flexi boarding (selected nights), weekly boarding and full boarding. The boarding ethos and structures of King's College, Taunton are of tremendous value and are one of the many differentiating factors from other international schools. Boarders enjoy a high standard of house accommodation - homely common rooms and dormitories combined with sympathetic and dedicated House Parents ensure a warm hearted and happy atmosphere.
"We have thoroughly enjoyed teaching the students of King's College India. It is an experience that we will always cherish. We have no doubt that Indian students are very sharp and we are grateful for the chance of bringing our warm-hearted educational heritage to this country," remarked Headmaster, Mr. Brendan Canavan.
Mrs. Claire Whyte, the Head of Primary at King's College India, says, "The young students in India are very similar in their abilities to the children back home. We can hone their English skills to British standard over time."
Mr. Anshul Kumar Narwal, President, King's College India said, "Indian students are some of the brightest students globally. We believe that by bringing Kings College to India, we would be able to offer world-renowned British educational standards at Indian prices. We welcome applicants from across the country and urge parents to come and experience our school."
King's College India intends to instill in its pupils a desire for excellence and a love of learning which extends beyond the confines of the academic classroom. It believes that all students should develop independent, enquiring minds and be encouraged to realize their full potential in the classroom, artistically and in sports.