Indus students shine in IGCSE exams

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When it comes to academics, Indus International School Bangalore’s students always come out with flying colors. Keeping in mind with the schools motto of striving for excellence, Indus International School Bangalore’s 109 students have scored excellent grades in the IGCSE exams (June 2019 series).

The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a globally recognized English language curriculum. A student begins to learn the syllabus at the beginning of Grade 9 and takes the test at the end of Grade 10.

Shashank Kumar Singh and Megan Lewis scored the highest grade A* in all the ten subjects they attempted. While Akash Dhiraj and Satvik Elayavalli scored A* in nine subjects they attempted and Shrikar Chakravarthy, Jayram Attaluri and Amritaa Basu scored all A* in seven subjects they attempted. In IGCSE, qualifications are based on individual subjects of study. One receives IGCSE certification when one clears all subjects that form the core of IGCSE curriculum. Core subjects for IGCSE candidates include a first language, second language, mathematics, one or more subjects in sciences, humanities and vocational group.

“All our grade 10 students on the whole have performed well. But, Shashank Kumar Singh and Megan Lewis have performed exceptionally well. We are extremely proud of them and our teachers. Heartiest congratulations to them all!" said Sarojini Rao, Principal, Indus International School, Bangalore.

Indus International School Bangalore is an all-inclusive school that prides in supporting students coming from different levels and curricula. A whopping 54 percent of the grade 10 students achieved Distinction level in Cambridge ICE. Cambridge International Certificate of Education (ICE) offers students to demonstrate competencies across a wide range of subjects a

Indus International School Bangalore believes in providing holistic education, not at the cost of academic excellence. The Indus International School, Bangalore’s Karate Team, winning the Gezuke National Level Open Karate Championship 2019 held this month is a fine example to quote. The Tournament had more than 700 participants from different karate clubs and schools.

"We have always been appreciators of sports and sportsmanship that comes with them. So, we are delighted at the victory of our karate team" said the Principal. Sarojini Rao, Principal, Indus International School, Bangalore.

Sonali M.K of Grade 11, Varsha Reddy of Grade 9, Srihari Nandakumar of Grade 5, and Thanushree Reddy of Grade 10 brought laurels to the school.

About Indus International School

Originating in the Tibetan Plateau, in the vicinity of Lake Mansarovar, River Indus runs through the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. It flows towards Gilgit and Baltistan, and then south, along with the entire length of Pakistan. Eventually, it merges into the Arabian Sea near the port city of Karachi in Sindh, spanning a distance of 3,180 kilometres. The, Indus sustains life, and the economies of the regions it flows through. India derives its name from the Sanskrit word Sindhu, the ancient name for River Indus.

Travelling ahead in time, in January 2001, on the banks of River Indus at Leh, Lt. General Arjun Ray, PVSM, VSM (Retd.), a visionary par excellence, drafted the vision of a boarding school; a vision as encompassing and nurturing as River Indus itself. And with his foresight and conviction of thought (based on the universalism of human values), the Indus International School,Bangalore was established on the 14th of July, 2003. And currently, it is counted among the top boarding schools in India.

The Indus International School, Bangalore began its first academic year in 2003, with 135 students. Subsequently, to sustain; ensure the students of their excellent learning experience, the school graduated from Grade 9 to Grade 12 in just three years. Today, it is one of the largest International, and most diverse schools in Bangalore, with over 1,200 students, from 38 Countries, of whom 30% residing on campus.

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