LEAD School
LEAD School
The Gateway School of Mumbai
Mumbai

Established

2012

Type

Special Needs School

Board

CAIE

Overview

Established by the Keshavlal V. BodaniEucation Foundation, The Gateway School of Mumbai is a non profit school for students with learning disabilities. It is a coeducational day school affiliated with the University of Cambridge Assessment International Examinations (CAIE), UK with English as the medium of instruction.

The school ensures quality education with best international practices in the sphere of special education and rehabilitation therapies in Mumbai and in India.

The school aims at providing greater access in helping students develop their knowledge, sense of understanding, creativity, skill and attitude required for them to grow as responsible citizens of tomorrow.

Campus

Located in central Mumbai, Govandi, The Gateway School hosts spacious classrooms equipped with mechanical ventilation facilities with a fresh air component. Classrooms and therapy spaces are specifically designed in accordance to the age group they cater to. The school building is furnished with sound insulator that prevents unwanted external noise. The infrastructure of the school at the lower and middle school includes an indoor gym and interaction room for the range of therapies provided by the school. The school also boasts Staff and Admin blocks that include a library and computing zone.

The outdoor facilities include free play area to encourage various sporting activities. The school also provides ample space accessible to students with wheelchair and other assisted access. It also provides ramps and lifts for movement along with stairways and corridors.

Academics

Affiliated with CAIE, UK, The Gateway School of Mumbai offers the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGSCE) curriculum. The curriculum is a blend of internationally acclaimed research based programmes similar to that of Gateway- Newyork.

At lower and middle schools, the academic structure incorporates a multi sensory learning approach like Preventing Academic Failure (Orton-GillinghamApproach) and the Stern Structural Arithmetic Programme among others. The subjects offered include English language, Arts, Mathematics, Information and Technology, Humanities (History, Geography and Environmental Science) and Science.

At the senior school, the academic programme provides students with learning experiences that are practical to their lives also enhancing their creative side and help develop their critical skills. The subjects include English Language, Science, Geography, Environmental Management, Information and Communication Technology and Art.

The school also organises Individualised Education Plan (IEP) that includes child’s academic and behavioural goals, one on one therapy sessions, and group placements thus ensuring that every student is able to acquire success in their academic life. It also providesafter-school services on offer, from remedial studies (language/math) to therapies (speech/occupational/physical/counselling) to sports and physical education.

Students are encouraged to participate in events such as Annual Presentation Day and Annual Art Show, Music, art and craft, movement and drama, counselling a and Visual Art classes as part of their co-curricular activities.

The sporting activities include basketball, football, athletics, gymnastics, and rock climbing that help in the development of sportsmanship and leadership skills.

Head of Institute

Radhika Misquitta and Varsha Makhija (co-principals)

General Information

Admission Age
3 years
Teacher Student Ratio
1:20
Library
Yes
Transportation
Yes
Student Mix
Boys and girls
Campus Size
28,000 square feet
Labs
Yes
Internet Wi-Fi
Yes
Sports
Cricket, Football, Swimming, Basketball, Badminton, Tennis, Gym

Admission

Admission forms available at http://www.gatewayschoolmumbai.org/admissions.

The filled in application forms shouldbe sent to [email protected] or posted to the address given below:

The Gateway School of Mumbai Sion Trombay Road, Next to Deonar Bus Depot, Govandi (E), Mumbai 400088

Admission is based on first come first served basis.

Fee

Please contact the school office for information on fees.

Achievement

The school ensures quality education with best international practices in the sphere of special education and rehabilitation therapies in Mumbai and in India.

The school is ranked among the top special need schools in India by the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2021-22. 

Accommodation

Being a day school, The Gateway School of Mumbai does not provide accommodation facilities.

Updates

Information

Website : https://www.gatewayschoolmumbai.org/

Address : Sion-Trombay Road, Next to Deonar Bus Depot, Diagonally opposite TISS, Govandi (E), Mumbai

Email : [email protected]

Contact : +91 2225563613

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Sion-Trombay Road, Next to Deonar Bus Depot, Diagonally opposite TISS, Govandi (E), Mumbai
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