Prometheus School is an international day school that offers curriculum prescribed by the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), United Kingdom and International Baccalaureate (IB), Geneva. Established in 2019 with the support of the Gauri Shiksha Foundation to provide children with comprehensive education, extracurricular activities and life skills, the Prometheus School offers classes from pre-nursery to class XII.
According to Prometheus School the purpose of education is to instil in children human values of wisdom, compassion, courage, humility, integrity and reliability. The school trains its individuals who grow up to be disciplined, responsible, productive citizens of the world and are confident of their potential, goal oriented, sensitive to their environment and above all, creators of their own destiny.
The school follows a mission of developing a community of lifelong learners filled with curiosity through compassion, collaboration and creative efforts to achieve the global sustainable development goals. The school management focuses on innovation in learning so that students get to play an important role.
Prometheus School is spread over an area of 7.2 acres of land with 95 spacious classrooms equipped with ICT teaching-learning facilities, state of the art laboratories for physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, ICT and Lego robotics, outdoor spaces themed as a child sized replica of real-life spaces such as grocery store, police station, restaurant, etc.
The campus also has excellent infrastructure for indoor and outdoor sports activities like soccer, basketball, tennis, swimming, badminton, table tennis, gymnastics, golf, shooting, cricket, horse riding. The school has studios exclusively designed for art, music, dance and drama. Prometheus School has partnered with various sports academies such as Anshul Garg Academy for table tennis and Equiwings for equestrian.
The school’s curriculum is designed to provide opportunities for research and to develop conceptual understanding. The school follows a holistic learning process through integrated learning spaces, outdoor activities, social interaction and self-efficacy.
The secondary school offers a wide variety of courses to meet the different needs of the students. Grade 6-8 offers MYP courses as a continuation to the PYP. In grades 9 and 10, the school offers a choice between MYP and IGCSE depending on the student’s aptitude. In grade 11 and 12, there is a choice between IBDP and A level.
The school has assigned 85 days for teacher training to ensure curriculum delivery time is unhindered and teachers acquire the skills to keep them abreast of the latest developments in education. The school also has one day in the week dedicated to teacher learning and open exchanges, best practice sharing and cross-pollination of ideas.
Scholarships on a merit cum need basis are awarded to students excelling in academics, sports and performing or visual arts. Prometheus School also offers a career counselling programme to students from grade 6 onwards.
An incubation corpus of Rs 1 crore, allocated for entrepreneurial ventures for Prometheus students as well as its alumni.
Prometheus School believes in a balance of screen time and green time and hence provides a good mix of co-curricular activities, in consultation with industry experts for the physical and mental wellbeing of children.
The school regularly conducts leadership workshops, sports challenges, MUN’s, exchange programs etc. to prepare children for navigating the complexities and challenges of real life. The school also focuses on creating experiential learning and academic rigor to fulfil the benchmarks of age-appropriate learning requirements.
Rashima Vaid (principal)
Admissions are open round the year. The school also runs a specialised pre-term programme in the month of April and May for students studying in the national boards (CISCE/CBSE) to give them an immersive experience of IB learning and close the skill gaps before the start of the new academic year.
The school conducts a grade-wise written evaluation to assess the students’ ability to express ideas, activities that they are passionate about, their achievements inside and outside school and how they wish to contribute to the school community. After the student clears the written test, an interview with the coordinator is scheduled.
For the higher classes, students are assessed on skills like critical thinking, self-management, social and research skills.
The school understands that not every child will be proficient in all of these. These are used as a guideline to assess the learning and skill gaps to enable teachers to prepare learning interventions for the new students. The school also augment this process with past experiences and scholastic and non-scholastic achievements to evaluate the needs of each learner.
Admission form fee: Rs 5000
Registration fee: Rs 5000
Admission fee: Rs 95000
Tuition fee ranges from Rs 81,000 to Rs 1,80,000 for a quarter depending on the grade of the child.
Five-point distinguishing feature of Prometheus School:
The achievements of the school students in various categories are as follows:
Prometheus School does not offer any hostel facility.