Orchids International School, Thoraipakkam
- Type of School: International Schools (Co-Educational)
- Region: Tamil Nadu - Chennai - 600097
- Affiliated By: CBSE
These schools are mushrooming at a fast pace the world-over. There are several advantages of education in these schools. Having global recognition of IB curriculum or a curriculum adapted from the local one gives students a winning edge. Students and sometimes faculty from different countries or from diverse cultural lingual or social background inculcate tolerance and compassion in young minds.
International schools emphasize on co-curricular activities like sports, arts, dramatics or talent-shows as much as academics ensures overall development, improves life-values, and makes students life-long learners.
While children of expats have a sense of continuity in education in these schools far from their homes, local children are exposed to global education with a promise of preparedness for seeking higher education or employment overseas.
The capital city of Tamil-Nadu is cosmopolitan and has people from different religions, cultures, language and social background living in perfect harmony. It is known for its beaches, temples, music and automobile industries besides being a haven for education.
Study in International Schools
These schools practice practical rather than theoretical education. Kindergarten is taught using play-way-method while higher classes are taught using activity-based learning. With state-of-art infrastructure and well-qualified faculty, optimum use is made of computers and audio-visual teaching aids. Personalized attention discounting individual differences in students’ abilities is ensured with a student-teacher ratio of 20:1.
Extramural activities like debates, classroom discussions, and question-sessions improve self-confidence and speaking ability of students. They are taught to use basic principles in learning new and creative contexts and not limit education by learning rules or formulae by rote.
These schools participate in student-exchange programs and actively involve parents in constructive education through parent-teacher meets and voluntary work by parents. Cognitive, social and physical abilities are honed to make these children responsible and successful global citizens who will strive for excellence and stay committed to the progress of global society by instilling core values like integrity, enthusiasm, compassion, and unity.