Curriculum Details

SCHOOL CURRICULUM

Shining Star International School is fully accredited with CBSE- the largest examination conducting entity in the world. Apart from the 20,000+ accredited schools in India, there are another 200+ fully accredited CBSE schools across 28 countries and we are fully equipped to handle international students on our campus.

The Indian system of learning has made giant strides over the last 3 decades. It is common knowledge that some of the biggest conglomerates in the world are run by leaders of Indian origin. India is changing the world today and most of the current global Indian CEO’s have benefitted from the special grounding that the Indian system of learning provides in the formative years.

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

Shantanu Narayen, CEO of Adobe

Francisco D’Souza, CEO of Cognizant

Rajeev Suri, CEO of Nokia

Sanjay Kumar Jha, CEO of Globalfoundries

Dinesh Paliwal, chairman and CEO of Harman

George Kurien, CEO of Netapp

Indra Nooyi, chairperson and CEO of Pepsico

Ajay Banga, president and CEO of Mastercard

Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS

Ivan Manuel Menezes, CEO of Diageo

Rakesh Kapoor, CEO of Reckitt Benckiser

At SSIS, we encourage students to take a practical approach towards learning. Beginning from the Foundation stage itself, students are taught to ask questions and explore knowledge, while developing skills, character and attitudes that will define their personalities for the rest of their lives.

The Academic Term for all grades runs from April to March of each calendar year. Apart from academics, there are a host of co-curricular activities available that help in the holistic development of a child.

After School Activities

SSIS offers many after school activities for its students. The school organises coaching camps for Football, Martial Arts, Cricket, Abacus, Maths, Basketball, Yoga, Dance, Music, Art & Craft, Chess, Languages and Vocational studies. Additional details of activity fees are available at the school.

New Initiatives

The children we teach are called the Digital Natives. They are the generation born into technology and we want to teach them with strategies and resources they learn best with. We have introduced a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program to take students on an independent learning curve of guided discovery and inquiry-based learning. This helps prepare students with skills for tech demanding jobs in the outside world and we do this by bringing technology into the classroom and integrating it into the curriculum.

We provide a support setting in school for the pupils personal and social wellbeing. It helps to nurture empathy in students and foster positive attitudes. A well-designed Student Wellbeing Program ensures that each student is well looked after and is able to confidently engage with the school community and the world at large.

This inculcates community responsibility while building confidence. It also upskills our students in their public dealings while sharpening interpersonal and social skills.

Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an educational simulation and/or academic activity where students learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. MUN teaches children public speaking, debating, and writing skills, in addition to encouraging critical thinking and teamwork. The school offers Model UN as an extra-curricular activity which will engage students to develop a deeper understanding of current and world issues. Our students will participate in prestigious MUN’s like the Harvard MUN, WFUNA MUN at UNHQ in NYC and Geneva.

The curriculum is the breath and balance of school’s learning program. To enrich the learning environment, SSIS offers a variety of opportunities to hone hobbies and skills depending on the interest of the students. A wide range of clubs ranging from Math, Science, Environment, Gardening, Model UN, Photography. Do It Yourself are offered at school.

We aim to prepare students to take on global challenges through creativity and innovative ways that offer a complete learning environment. As a national priority and under directives from United Nations, we have strengthened our curriculum integrating Sustainable Development Goals because we strongly believe that Agenda 2030 is a collective responsibility

To contribute to the government’s focus on science, literacy and numeracy we offer a school Farm program which is integrated into the school curriculum. It aims to contribute to intellectual, psychological, physical and vocational development through enhanced learning methods. We look forward to engaging and transferring farming skills to parents and the community at large. Students and teachers learn about planting, cultivating and tending a school garden. They will learn about different aspects like sowing, harvesting, composting and improving their own nutrition through their knowledge of fruits and vegetables.

We provide the best of pedagogy, technology and learning space to support our students to think critically about the impact they will have on the world at both local and global levels. We offer a learning experience to examine Sustainable Development Goals through inquiry, innovation, design, thinking and entrepreneurship. Students will engage with the UN Foundation on their Global Classrooms Projects.

Students will engage with local organizations to take on responsibility in the community. They will organize a range of activities to raise funds to help under privilege communities around the world. In our most recent efforts, students in collaboration with Red Crescent worked to raise funds to construct a school building in a village in Ghana.

International Collaboration with schools in Africa and USA to work on multidisciplinary projects.

We teach our students to develop a strong sense of purpose and to be disciplined. They learn to respect each other and take on responsibilities towards the school. They are encouraged and empowered to initiate innovative projects which helps them gain confidence and improve organizational and leadership skills.

We will be offering the Duke of Edinburg Awards program in 2019-20. DOE is a life-changing experience as it offers an opportunity to discover new interests and talents. A recognized mark of achievement the Duke of Edinburg certification is widely respected by employers globally and has become an important credit in the CV of students and faculty members.

Interested staff and students will be trained in providing First Aid as First Responders. It is an internationally accepted life-saving course and the license can be renewed every two years

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization’s membership exceeds 358,000 in more than 16,800 clubs in 143 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders. Shining Star will be starting its own chapter in 2019-20

Gavel clubs are a way of providing the Toastmasters experience to age groups below the ages of 18 years. They follow similar Toastmasters club meeting protocols, In addition to public speaking, Gavel clubs also provide members with an excellent opportunity for community service.