SVKM International School, Mumbai is a co-educational international day school affiliated with the International Baccalaureate (IB), Geneva and the Cambridge Assessment International Examinations (CAIE), UK, and received the ‘Cambridge International Centre’ status in 2007.
The school was founded in 1968 and has been promoted by the Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM), a public charitable trust, with an aim “To nurture an inquiring, thinking, enterprising, informed, open minded, principled and compassionate generation empowered to meet local and global challenges and act as fore-runners of peace and harmony.
The school offers the “Smart Start” programme for nursery and “Unique Primary Programme” for the primary years.
Says a school spokesperson, “With a conviction that every child is bestowed with an innate ability to excel, SVKM International School endeavors to draw out the best in its students by facilitating holistic and lifelong learning through meaningful opportunities and enabling an environment that encourages creative thinking, free expression and conscientious action; making them global winners
Spread across 25,000 sq. ft, the SVKM International School, Mumbai boasts aesthetically designed, air-conditioned, Wi Fi connected classrooms, equipped with interactive digital boards, LCD projectors, flexi seating to facilitate research, brain storming sessions and collaborative group working.
The state of the art library, stocked with 9000 books on varied subjects, ensures that reading is a way of life for the students and keeps them updated on international news and views on various subjects. A spacious and well maintained cafeteria provides healthy, freshly cooked and hygienically served food.
SVKM International School, Mumbai is affiliated to the CAIE, UK, and offers the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) programme for grades IX and X. The IGCSE class VIII serves as a preparatory year designed to meaningfully progress to the courses of study in IGCSE classes IX and X.
It is also affiliated with IB, Geneva, offering the IB diploma programme (IBDP) for grades XI and XII.
The “Smart Start Program” for the nursery, junior KG and senior KG students has been carefully designed by leading educationists, to develop motor and exploratory skills in the child during formative years itself. The unique primary programme at the primary stage is believed to help guide the child’s mind to understand and face the challenges posed by higher level curriculums.
SVKM International School encourages students to follow case-studies, participate in research and surveys as well as workshops;, camps, field trips, excursions and exchange programmes.
Dr. G. Swaminathan (principal)
The admission procedure at SVKM International School, Mumbai starts with obtaining the ‘Application for Admission’ form from the school, which needs to be completed and submitted to the school along with the supporting documents by the stipulated date.
There is either a meeting with the faculty members or an admission test as required. On the basis of the interaction and/or admission test, the admission decision is communicated to parents. On accepting the admission the prescribed documents are to be submitted and the fees paid.
For admission to class XI (IB Diploma first year) and A-Levels Program, the student must have completed class X from a recognized secondary education board examination .The school report/pass certificate issued by the previous school/education board will be deemed the documentary evidence of having completed the preceding class. The certified true copies of school reports/pass certificate for the last year is a must be submitted along with the ‘Application for Admission’.
Fees: Available on request
SVKM JV Parekh International School, Mumbai is ranked among the top 20 international day schools in India by the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2020-21.
Says a SVKM International School, Mumbai spokesperson, “With a conviction that every child is bestowed with an innate ability to excel, SVKM International School endeavors to draw out the best in its students by facilitating holistic and lifelong learning through meaningful opportunities and enabling an environment that encourages creative thinking, free expression and conscientious action; making them global winners
Being a day school, SVKM International School, Mumbai does not offer hostel facilities.