Promoted in 2008, the SAI International School is a day boarding cum residential school sited on a 8 acre campus in Bhubaneswar. The school has built itself an enviable reputation within a short span of time and is ranked among the top schools in the state of Orissa. The objective of the school is to “achieve excellence in academics and beyond — inevery area of child growth and development”.
Says a school spokesperson, “The school has made significantcontributionsin various fields in the recent past with its resolute commitmentforpurposeful education.With the correct blend and implementation of information technology and ethical values laced with tradition, the school has created numerous landmarks. SAI has been pioneering in many fields and aspires to keep the spirit to seek and venture alive in its students.”
The school is headed by Harish Sanduja, recipient of the National Teacher’s Award, who is also the founder principal of the school.
The school is sited on an 8 acre campus with numerous buildings housing spacious classrooms, laboratories, computer labs, library and administrative offices. Campus facilities include a seminar hall, one digital language lab, an amphitheatre, auditorium, air conditioned hall, music labs, playgrounds, two swimming pools, gymnasium, army obstacles, wall climbing zone, two cafeterias, two air-conditioned boys hostels and two air-conditioned girls hostels with a capacity of 600 and parking space. The school has a well-equipped infirmary with a full-time doctor, which also serves the needs of boarders. The campus also houses three well-equipped and well stocked libraries.
The campus is equipped with facilities for horse riding, cricket, volleyball, lawn-tennis, basket ball, hockey,kabaddi, football, kho-kho, athletics, wall-climbing and indoor games such as table tennis, chess, snooker, carom etc.
SAI offers the secondary and senior secondary programmes of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. It is also affiliated with the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), UK, to offer the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) program from grade VIII throughgrade X.
“SAI International is committed to provide quality education thereby preparing children for a life of leadership, service and personal fulfillment in an increasingly interconnected and knowledge-driven world,” says a school spokesperson.
The school has partnered with iDISCOVERi XSEED which brings with it the experiential learning concept to the classroom through its practical approach towards syllabus, teacher training and assessment.
It has also partnered with NIIT and Educomp to offer an integrated CBSE curriculum through computer aided solutions and access to world class IT education & tools.
For admissions from Playgroup to grade XI, names can be registered in the school office between 8am to 5pm on weekdays.
The admission form can be either collected from the school office or can be downloaded from the school website.
The completed registration form along with the required documents and fees needs to be submitted at the school reception on or before the scheduled date. The school office can be contacted for further details on the admission process.
Admission counselors can be contacted at -(0674)2349966/77, 9338169966 / 9338336699
The tentative fees structure including the day boarding charges are
Primary- Rs 4500/- per month
Middle- Rs 5500/- per month
Secondary Rs 6500/- per month
Admission fees Rs 20,000/- one time.
Some of the significant achievements of the school include:
SAI International School has been conferred the International School Award (ISA) 2010-2013 by the British Council (UK) for its meritorious achievements in the field of education.
The school has bagged the No. 1 rank in the Parent Involvement category in the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2012.
It has successfully conducted the British Council Young Global Citizen Summit 2012 under the aegis of the British Council, carving a niche for itself in the international arena as well.
Separate hostels for boys and girls are provided on the school campus. The hostel rooms are air conditioned and well furnished to provide comfort to residents. Safety of students is given high priority; 24/7 security is provided.
Recreation facilities for boarders include TV, once a fortnight outings, music, swimming, yoga sessions, etc. Although they are restricted from carrying mobile phones, students can make phone calls to their families from 5.30 to 6 pm daily.