Global Public School (GPS), Kochi is a co-educational day-cum-residential school affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), UK. In classes IX and X, the school offers its students a choice to either continue with CBSE or opt for the international curriculum prescribed by CAIE. The Global Education Trust, a registered charitable trust with its registered office at Kochi, is the promoter of school.
With a teacher student ratio of 1:10, Global Public School enjoys a good reputation in Kochi for offering a holistic experience which combines academic rigour and co-curricular education.
The school campus boasts a well-stocked library, well-equipped laboratories for science and computers, large classrooms and a play area.
The school cafeteria provides breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner. The sports infrastructure at Global Public School includes a swimming pool and facilities for football, basketball, cricket and athletics.
The resource room is manned by fully trained and experienced counselors who help identify and support children with learning abilities.
GPS offers air-conditioned vehicles which transport students to and from school.
The pre-primary program focuses on formation of core skills such as self reliance, practical skills, social behavior, adjustment qualities, life skills, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, listening and speaking skills, reading readiness, language and literature, number counting experience, desirable work habits and personal traits, creative expression, rhymes and music, nature experience and social science, play, games and swimming.
GPS is affiliated to the CBSE and Cambridge Assessment International Examinations (CAIE), UK. In the junior school (class I to V), a teacher-student ratio of 1:10 allows for personalized tutoring. Weekly skill classes are conducted in art, computer lab, library, music, physical education, circle time activities, field trips etc.
Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluations (CCE) is follows. Class V students have a written component in their evaluation program. Feedback is regularly given to students and parents through open house, and remedial sessions are scheduled for children who need help.
Middle school students (classes VI to VIII) have the opportunity to participate in various cultural and sport activities. Academic achievement and social interaction are the focus.
High students can choose from two different boards of education: CBSE and CIE. Students who opt for CAIE write the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) exam at the end of class X.
The music department trains students in various instruments like the piano, keyboard, guitar, violin and drums. Students are taken through the curriculum of the Trinity College of London (TCL) and those playing the guitar and the piano are encouraged to take the graded examinations conducted by the Trinity College of London. Students also participate in cultural and literary activities, art and craft, and are coached in swimming, athletics, football, basketball, and cricket.
Sreekumar Kartha (dean and principal)
Stepping Stones, the kindergarten section of Global Public School, consists of Step 1, Step 2 and Step 3, and admits children between the age of 2 ½ to 5 ½ years. The admission process begins every October for admission into term beginning June next year.
GPS is affiliated to the CBSE and Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), UK. In the junior school (class I to V), a teacher-student ratio of 1:10 allows for personalized tutoring.
The school is ranked among the top 20 coeducational day-cum-boarding schools in India by the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2021-22.
The hostel has one wing each for girls and boys, and each wing houses dormitories where each child is provided with a bed, cot with storage and a cupboard. The hostel also has a study area and recreation areas. Laundry is taken care of on a daily basis. Regular outings are planned for the hostelites.