Founded in 2004 by the Nagrik Siksha Sanstha, an education trust, NSS Hill Spring International School is a co-educational English medium school credited as being South Mumbai’s first IB World School,offering the Geneva-based International Baccalaureate Organization’s Primary Years Program (PYP) from nursery through grade V,and the IB diplomaprogramme(DP)forgrades XI and XII.The school is also affiliated with Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), UK, and offers theInternational General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) curriculum from grades VItoX.
The broad aim of the school management is to promote international understanding through education and make it relevant to the global needs of our time. The school provides state-of-the-art infrastructure, a host of extra-curricular activities and maintains a faculty-student ratio of 1:10.
The school offers state-of-the-art infrastructure including awi-fi enabled computer lab, language lab, science lab, library cum resource centrewith a seating capacity of approximately hundred people, a multipurpose room with a LCD projector, art studio, and music rooms with variety of musical instruments.
NSS Hill Spring International School is a co-educational English medium school offering IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) from nursery through grade V, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) from grades VI to X and the IB diploma programme (DP) for grades XI and XII.
Extracurricular:The school offers a range of co-curricular and extracurricular activitiesincluding debates, quiz, art and music. There is a multi-purpose hall available to all grades for performing various cultural and literary activities. Stimulating field trips to developstudents' knowledge beyond the classrooms are also organised. Besides, the school organizes PYP exhibitions, student-led conferences and Creative Action Service. Sports facilities include cricket, football, Karate, basket ball, and horse riding.
Admission forms can be downloaded from theschool website. For admission into the Primary Years Programme, candidates are required to submit the filled and signed admission form, a checklist and signed admission guideline, following which parents are called for an interaction. Admission confirmation is communicated by email or telephone. For admission into the IGCSE programmes, candidates are required to write a test in English, math, science and Hindi. For admission into the IB Diploma Programme, a subject choice form is provided along with the registration form and the application process starts in September.
Fees: For IB Diploma Programme admission fee is Rs 432,000 and yearly tuition fee is Rs.295,000.
According to a school spokesperson, “NSS Hill Spring International School is committed to developing a holistic programme of intellectual rigor and high academic standards by engaging young learners and ensuring that they evolve into well-rounded citizens. The emphasis will be on imbibing a strong sense of national pride, international understanding and responsible citizenship while being conscious that an ever-changing world will place a great onus on all people. The pedagogy conceptualized at the school is truly international yet the ethos, strongly Indian.”
NSS Hill Spring International School is a day school, hence hostel facility is not provided.