The Universal School, Tardeo, Mumbai is a co-educational international day school affiliated with the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), UK. Providing education for primary with upper primary and secondary (grades I-X), the school provides educational excellence with focus on the all- around development of every learner. The school boasts 182 students and 15 full time teachers. The private school was established in 1999.
The 0.5 acres school campus hosts 13 spacious and air-conditioned classrooms, well-equipped science labs, computer labs, language labs and IT enabled learning rooms. The school library offers 4000 books on diverse subjects. Other facilities include separate toilets for boys and girls on each floor, filtered water, safe carpeted staircases and safe automatic sliding doors.
Apart from a ball pool, sand pit and plunge pool, Universal is the first school in India to have a dedicated indoor playground in its play area.
Academic session begins in the month of June. The school offers the following programmes:
Pre-primary Programme – This is a four year programme based on the British National Curriculum’s Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), which offers a comprehensive framework for learning.
Cambridge Primary – This programme is offered for grades I to V and provides a framework to develop Mathematics, English and Science knowledge in young children.
Cambridge Secondary Programme 1 – CSP1 comprises grades VI to VIII. This programme lays a strong foundation for the next stage – the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE).
International General Certificate in Secondary Education (IGCSE) – This programme is for grades IX and X. It is a two-year international curriculum that develops students’ skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving.
Zarin Virji (principal)
Application process for admissions begins in the month of October. Parents can obtain prospectus along with application form from the school office. The admission process is as follows:
Fees – parents may contact the school administration for the fee structure.
The Universal School, Tardeo, Mumbai is ranked among the best international day schools in India by the EducationWord India School Rankings 2020-21.
The Universal School is a recipient of the British Council International School Award (2017-20, for inculcating international dimension in the curriculum).
Being a day school, it does not provide accommodation facility.