Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is the School affiliated to an International Board?
- Yes, it is affiliated to Edexcel, UK


2. Which Board of Curriculum does the school follow?
- Pearson Edexcel, UK


3. What are the second languages available?
- Grade 1 to 5 (both Tamil & Hindi) and Grade 6 to 10 (Hindi or Tamil)


4. Do you have an option to learn a foreign language as third language? If so, then from which class?
- Yes we offer French as Third language, from Grade 6 & above.


5. Age Criteria for admission?

Grade Age Entry Level(As on 1st of June)
PreKG 2.5 years
Grade 1 5.5 years
Grade 5 10.5 years

6. What is the prescribed Uniform, sports uniform and others if any?
- Red T-Shirt & Blue Trousers for all grades (Except Friday & P.E days) Sports Uniform – White T-Shirt & Black tracks


7. What is the Pattern and load of homework?.
- Stress free education; Light practice work would be given till Class 5. Focus on skill development.


8.What kind of Extra-curricular activities do you offer?
- Karate, Silambam, Yoga, Football, etc.,.


9. What kind of Sports activities are conducted during PT period, especially for lower classes?
- Train them young – Football coaching of UKG; Physical training & activities; Games &Sports; Drill -for all the classes;


10. What about Field trips & educational trips ?
- Students will be taken on field trips as per the subject requirements. In addition students will also be taken on field trips to explore project day activities. Programs like Student Exchange Program are a common feature.


11. What are the School timings?

Grades Timings
PreKG & LKG 8.40am to 11.40am
UKG & Above 8.40am to 3.30pm

12. Do you provide Transport facility?
- Yes.


13. Is there a Female assistant in the bus? safety in bus?
- Yes, female sub-staff will be there in the bus; Bus safety committee along with parent representative will inspect the buses every month; Drivers are appointed after Police verification. Transport is managed by our BVM Global school @ Bollineni Hillside Campus.


14. GPRS tracking?
- Yes. Tracking system is installed in every bus. Parent can track the school bus using the mobile app.


15. Medical emergency – Do you have infirmary?
- Yes, we have a Sick bay; first-aid trained teachers are also available.


16. PTA & other committees
- We have Parent Teacher Association Executive Committee – members meet Principal every month to discuss the concerns and receive feedback.


17. What is the mode of Parent communication?
- BVMi Portal App; Web Login; e-mails; School diary; Oral communication; phone calls


18. Is an Internal transfer facility available for students?
- Yes, it is available to our BVM Global CBSE School branches @ Bangalore, Coimbatore, Trichy & Chennai.


19. What are the major events and celebrations at school.
- School celebrates Project Day, Tech Tattva, Music Carnival, Wellness Day, Founder’s Day – student participation is a MUST. Religious festivals (Ganesh Chathurthi, Golu, Diwali, Christmas, Eid, etc), and national festivals (Independence Day, Children’s Day, Republic Day, etc) are also celebrated.


20. Do you encourage Inter school competitions?
- Classes 6 & above participate in inter-school competitions (Quiz, Football tournament, Adzap, Oratorical, Essay writing, etc.,) and have won many prizes in various categories. Inter BVM Sports Carnival is conducted every year.


21. Do you conduct competitive exams?
- Yes, we do conduct Spell Bee, ASSET and Olympiad exams. Our students have secured outstanding performance in 2018 ASSET and Olympiad exams.


22. Queries regarding Maker’s Space.
- School has a special team to inculcate Maker Space activities. All classes right from PreKG to Grade 10 will have lessons included in the regular school time table. School is going to start Artificial Intelligence course for class 8 and above very shortly.


23. Do you have computer studies?
- Grade 1 & above have ICT (Information & Communication Technology) classes.


24. What are the Early Years day to day activities?
- Free play, Play-way method of learning, outdoor play, Sensory & Stimulatory play, Big book sessions, Emergent reading program through ORT, Music & movements, Silent Zone, etc.,


25. How do you focus on student’s behaviour?
- Imparting ‘Life Skills’ education from Grade 1 & above to improve behavioral skills of all students.


26. What are the safety measures taken in the school?
- CCTV cameras are in place, Fire extinguishers are available, Fire-exits are visible, Fire-drills are conducted once per semester. Female sub-staff at toilet entrance, teachers monitor during break time, teachers take attendance for bus dispersal. Security is available at the school gate.


27. How about changing into different board after iGCSE?
- Student can shift to any board after successful completion of 5 minimum required passes at iGCSE level.


28. What subjects are currently being offered at International GCSE?
- English, Math A, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, ICT, Tamil & French.


29. How about progression after iAL?
- Pearson Edexcel qualifications are recognized by leading universities across the world – including Oxford, Cambridge, Columbia & Yale University. IAL qualifications also provide learners with access to world’s top universities and prestigious employment opportunities.


30a. Is iAL qualifications being accepted in India? Can students join Medicine or Engineering at Indian Universities?
- Yes, it is very well accepted in all Indian Universities. Students can also appear for NEET/JEE exams. A student should get at least 3 passes at iAL to be eligible to get admission. For further details please visit https://www.aiu.ac.in/documents/evaluation/EDEXCEL.pdf


30b. Is it possible to join Pre-University courses after completion of iGCSE qualification?
- Yes, International Universities offer Pre-University courses such as 'Foundation in Science' which leads to an Undergraduate Admission into Medical or Engineering. The minimum entry requirement is 5 Passes with 'B' grade or equivalent levels each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics and another subject.


31. Does the school provide counseling and guidance towards selection of UG Courses in India/Abroad?
- Yes, we do organize campus interviews by International Universities at our schools. Students along with parents are invited for the same. Also, we provide individual counseling to help them select the right course at UG level.