Affiliations

IGSCE

We have maintained an expert integration of values with a Cambridge approach- a blend of culture and wisdom with technology and science. In our quest to create world-class students, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan International School, Borivali is one of the popular International Schools in Western Suburbs which provides the International General Certificate of Secondary Education.

Being a Part of International schools in Western Suburbs we are GCSE, affiliated with Cambridge Assessment International Education, UK. They are part of the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s top universities and trusted for excellence in education. The IGCSE qualification is recognized by the Council of Boards of School Education in India (COBSE) and is equivalent to any Std 10 Board Examination in all over India. Cambridge qualifications are recognized and accepted by universities, educators and employers across the globe. The IGCSE course is compatible with other curricula and is internationally relevant and sensitive to different needs and cultures.

Our school aims to develop learners who are:

  • Confident in working with information and ideas, their own and those of others
  • Responsible for themselves, responsive and respectful of others
  • Reflective as learners themselves, developing their ability to learn
  • Innovative and equipped for new and future challenges
  • Engaged intellectually and socially, and ready to make a difference in the world

At our school, we offer:

1. Cambridge Primary (Grade 1 to 5)

Designed for the age group of 5 to 11 years, the Cambridge Primary curriculum is an excellent framework for learning in the primary years and provides a solid foundation for progression to secondary education.

It develops English language, mathematical and scientific skills through its curricular stages in these subjects. The syllabus for Primary also includes subjects like Social Studies, Marathi and Hindi. Co-curricular subjects like Drawing, PE, Music, Dance and Drama are a part of the daily time table.

The students go through the mandatory evaluations of the school.

At the end of primary stage the students can opt for the Primary Checkpoint exam in English, Math and Science, in the month of April.

2. Cambridge Lower Secondary (Grade 6,7)

Cambridge Lower Secondary develops skills and understanding in English, mathematics and science for the first three years of secondary education. Cambridge Lower Secondary provides excellent preparation for Cambridge Upper Secondary and other educational programmes. Cambridge Lower Secondary Checkpoint tests can be used to monitor learners’ readiness for the next stage of education. Cambridge Lower Secondary includes two testing options: Cambridge Lower Secondary Progression Tests and Cambridge Lower Secondary Checkpoint. These assessments provide an international benchmark of student achievement, helping teachers to identify learners’ strengths and weaknesses and give advice on progression routes.

3. Cambridge Upper Secondary / IGCSE (Grade 8 to 10)

Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognized by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progression and success. Developed over 25 years ago, it is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide. Cambridge IGCSE provide a broad and balanced study across a wide range of subjects, using learner-centred and enquiry-based approaches to learning. For learners, Cambridge IGCSE helps improve performance by developing skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving. It is the perfect springboard to advanced study.

It provides a broad and balanced study across a wide range of subjects related to the Science, Commerce and Humanities. The top grade achievable is A*. The examinations test not only memory and speed but students’ knowledge and reasoning and problem solving abilities. Students experience integrated assessments, which provide a valuable indication of the students’ academic progress and achievement in relation to an international benchmark.