Promoted in 2013 by renowned educationist Pinky Dalal and her son Kunal Dalal, JBCN International School, Oshiwara is a part of the JBCN Education group which has promoted three other co-ed day K-12 schools in Borivali, Parel and Chembur.
Affiliated with the Cambridge Assessment International Examinations (CAIE), UK and the Geneva-based International Baccalaureate (IB), the school aims to nurture inquiring young minds through unique and stimulating teaching approaches that incorporate the best of national and international curricula. The school offers a learning experience which, while remaining firmly rooted in Indian values, enables students to become capable leaders and effective communicators who can adapt effortlessly to a culturally diverse and ever-changing world.
JBCN International School, Oshiwara has carved a niche for itself as a “progressive institution”. This USP is evident in every aspect of the school, from offering a future-oriented, blended programme of international curriculum from Cambridge and the IBO aligned to its own EduCreative attributes, to providing a progressive learning environment where learners develop their full potential. Through highly personalised learning and emphasis on experiential learning, problem solving and critical thinking, the programme encourages entrepreneurship, social responsibility and life skills.
The 1.2 acre school campus hosts 55 spacious temperature-controlled Smart classrooms, 3 laboratories dedicated to the sciences (1 each for physics, chemistry and biology) and 2 ICT laboratories to enable hands-on learning, well-designed spaces for music, dance, drama, and art and a cafeteria.
The school’s impressive sports infrastructure includes a well-maintained cricket pitch, football ground, swimming pool, facilities for archery, skating, yoga and chess, among others.
The school provides international curriculum for students from pre-primary through grade 12.
• Pre-Primary – Unique blend of international best practices
• Grades 1 – 5: IB Primary Years Programme (PYP – Candidate School)
• Grades 6 – 10 : International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
• Grades 11 – 12: International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP)
The school’s pedagogy reflects a blend of the traditional tried and tested teaching-learning methods and contemporary approaches.
Key features of the student-centred teaching-learning process at JBCN International School, Oshiwara are:
Committed to the continuous professional development of its teachers, the school facilitates regular teacher training programmes including Weekly Professional Reading, Mentoring Programmes, Online Courses and Self Evaluations. They are also encouraged to participate in national and international workshops that help them to advance their professional career. On an average, every teacher spends about 20 – 30 days in a year in training.
The school’s progressive academic curriculum is supplemented by a rigorous co-curricular & enrichment programme conducted by well experienced faculty members professional mentors.
Extracurricular programme includes OnMyOwnTechonology (OMOTEC), Entrepreneurship Programme of Metamorphosis Education, Dance, Drama, and Music.
Various events such as the “Innovators Convention”, “Annual Athletics Meet”, “Literary Festivals”, “MUN Youth Summit” help nurture self-confidence and team-spirit whether working independently or collaboratively while fostering understanding of different perspectives. “InspirUs” is a multi-faceted event organised by the school which culminates in an exceptional display of skills, camaraderie and team spirit, sportsmanship and healthy competition by providing students one of the largest platforms to not just showcase their passion and talents, but to step out of their comfort zones and attempt the new.
Moreover, the school’s association with Columbia Business School, Metamorphosis Education (to facilitate the Global Schoolpreneur Summit), Global Social Leaders Programme have benefited the learners by allowing them to gain knowledge beyond academics with a global outlook, developing world citizenship consciousness and honing their leadership skills.
P.V. Arjun Rao
Parents must first share details about the child via the enquiry link given on the JBCN International School, Oshiwara website, after which parents are called for an information session with the school’s team which comprises a school presentation with a member of the academic team.
Following the info-session, parents can purchase an ‘Admission Kit’ comprising the school brochure and application form. Parents should submit a completed application form along with required documents at the admissions office. The admission panel then invites parents and the child to the admissions office for an interaction. Selected candidates are notified through phone calls and parents can complete the admission process by paying the admission fees within five working days.
1) School fees per annum for all grades (tuition fee)
Pre-nursery – 2,84,850
Nursery to Senior KG – 4,06,850
Grade 1 to Grade 10 – 4,32,850
IBDP (Grade 11 & 12) – 7,74,850
2) Admission fees Non refundable ( if applicable )
Pre Nursery to Grade 10 – 10,000
IBDP (Grade 11 & 12) – 27,500
3) One time admission fees (Refundable)
Nursery to Senior KG – 80,000
Grade 1 to Grade 10 – 1,80,000
IBDP – 50,000
The school has been recognised for “Phenomenal Implementation of Pedagogy” at Global Educators Award for two consecutive years (2018 & 2019).
Named “EdTech Savvy School of The Year” at EdTech Review Summit Awards 2019.
Recognised by the Times Group as Times Education Icon in the category of “Top School with International Curriculum” 2019.
Ranked #3 for “STEAM Education Excellence” in the EducationWorld Grand Jury Awards 2019-20.
Nominated as a “Torchbearer in Early Education Category” at the Indian Didactics Association Education Awards 2019.
Recognised as the “Top Emerging School of the Year” by EdTech Review Summit in 2018.
Ranked #2 for “Developmentally Appropriate Use of Technology” at 6th Early Childhood Association Annual International Early Childhood Conference 2018.
Conferred with the “Most Innovative K-12 Academic Curriculum” at the 8th Indian Education Awards 2017.
Being a day school, JBCN International School, Oshiwara does not offer accommodation facility.