14 New schools that begin in Bangalore in 2017

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From NPS and Jain to a world-famous Swedish school, here are 15 new schools that start their first academic year in Bangalore in 2017!

Looking for a great school for your child? Your options just got better. These 14 new schools in Bangalore are exactly what you are looking for. Choose from this list of preschools and schools that are opening their doors in the city from June 2017.

Here are 15 new schools that begin in 2017

1. PEP V2, HSR Layout

Located in HSR Layout, PEP School v2 is a preschool that is founded by a team of experienced educators & IIT-IIM trained entrepreneurs, people who wanted to build a model of progressive education in the country.

PEP school debuted in Bangalore with a host of wonderful activities and workshops for both parents and children, conducted by renowned Montessorians and educationists.

The school is headed by Vijayalakshmi Pandit, who has more than 30 years of experience in education and who was also one of the earliest Montessori educators at The School, Chennai. PEP is envisioned as a new-age school that values high-order thinking skills, leadership, adaptability and creativity. The school also brings innovative and progressive educational values and tools to the table, including a vision to partner with parents.

Board of Education: Montessori

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Contact them: +91 95000 27466

2. Mount Carmel Central School

One of the country’s most famous colleges, Mount Carmel College, has opened its own school. Envisioned as an educational institution that can see children continue their studies with Carmel all the way up to the postgraduate degree, the Mount Carmel Central School will start with pre-nursery and have classes up to grade 5 for its first year.

This year, admissions are closed already but if you are hunting for schools next year, then check Mount Carmel out! The school will presently follow the State syllabus but will later apply for a CBSE board affiliation. It will be a girls’ school, although boys can enrol for the pre-primary section.

Board of Education: Karnataka State Board

Email them: mountcarmelconventbangalore@gmail.com
Contact them: +91 9535235489

3. Edify, Electronic City

Located in Electronic City, Edify follows a 3C education model that revolves around ‘inquiry based learning.’ You can read more about the methodology here. The school environment and curriculum reflects the natural needs of the young inquisitive mind. The 3C model will be the core educational methodology fright from kindergarten to grade 5.  The school has classes up to grade 8. Sports, extra-curricular activities and community service are all given as much importance as academics. The school boasts of a stunning campus spread over 8 acres near Electronic City, with international standards of classrooms and facilities for visual and performing arts, athletics, gymnastics and other sports.

Board of Education: CBSE

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Contact them: +919900077180,+919900077181

4. The Garden Childcare, HSR Layout

With Papagoya and Kunskapsskolan already bringing Norway and Sweden into Bangalore’s interesting mix of pedagogies, the Garden Childcare is founded on the Pikler approach from Hungary. The Garden is a unique child-care centre for infants and children who are in the 6 months – 3.5 age group. A small, homely and beautiful little space dedicated to early years, the Garden is inspired by the pedagogy envisioned by Dr. Emmi Pikler, a Hungarian paediatrician who undertook extensive research and study of children and their development. To learn more about the Garden and how it follows the Pikler approach, including its unique play scape, click here.

Located in HSR layout, the Garden Childcare has opened admissions for its infant and toddler programs. Visit the web site to find out more.

Methodology: The Pikler approach

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Contact them: +91 91080 30050

5. Curiosity Centre, Electronic City

Located in HSR, BTM, Electronic City Phase 1, Ananth Nagar and Suryanagar Phase 1. Curiosity Centre is the preschool wing of Edify in Electronic City and also offers day care. The educational approach is designed based on active participatory learning and experiential learning. Curiosity also offers an after-school enrichment program (ASE) that provides children with theme-based learning, homework assistance and more.

Methodology: Montessori + Exceed + Finnish system of education

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Contact them: +91 9036013415, +91 9036013416

6. Citizens Gurukul, Prashant Layout

With many mainstream private schools hiking their fees by 10% to 22% every year, citizens in and around Whitefield decided to take some action and set up a trust. The Citizens Gurukul trust was formed with 14 parents and ordinary citizens, people who wanted a more democratic system of running a school. Citizens Gurukul has already finalized land in Prashant Layout near Hope Farm Signal and admissions for the year 2017-2018 are already full, thanks to the immense backing that this wonderful new concept has received.

What makes Citizens Gurukul unique? The parents will run the school. The trust won’t interfere in the working of the school and the model is a non-profit one entirely. To take important decisions, the parents will be guided by a board of educationists. And most importantly, the fees at Citizens Gurukul will be much less than other preschools in the city.

Methodology: Progressive, play way

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Contact them: info@citizensgurukul.org

Check out our CBSE Admissions Guide for 2017-2018.

7. Repton, Whitefield

A famous UK school established in 1557, Repton has schools in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jordon and will now open in Whitefield in Bangalore, with a 34 acre campus. Repton International in Bangalore offers a strong academic foundation, preparing children for universities abroad. The school also offers various extra-curricular activities like sports, music, art and drama. The school is scheduled to open in 2018 but admissions are already underway. To know more, click here.

Board of Education: Around the world, the Repton schools follow the English National Curriculum, leading to IGCSE exams followed either by the International Baccalaureate Diploma or A levels. The younger ones follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) of the English National Curriculum.

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Contact them: +917624981603

8. Global Montessori Center and Play Home

Backed by the famous NPS, the Global Montessori Center has been up and running from June 1. Located in HSR Layout, the Global Montessori Center has a mixed age group, Montessori trained teachers, personalized learning, outdoor activities and more. Admissions are open.

Board of Education: Montessori

Contact them: +91-7899424501

9. Ayelet Montessori, MICO Layout, BTM 2nd Stage

One of the most anticipated Montessoris in Bangalore, Ayelet is helmed by certified Montessori trained educator Falak Randerian. Located in MICO Layout, BTM 2nd Stage. Ayelet Montessori House of Children is a space put together for little children by passionate educators and parents; with a strong belief in the Montessori method. The word ‘Ayelet’ is a Hebrew word, which means ‘Brightest Morning Star’; it defines the founder’s goal – to create a bright, rich, stimulating school environment for children, which will stay with them for life. Ayelet aims at fostering a community of children, educators and families, to support the optimum development of the child for life.

Crafted as an Authentic Montessori environment, Ayelet takes in children in the the 2 1/2 – 6 years age group. Falak is also one of the few Jolly Phonics certified educators in the city and a brilliant storyteller and teacher. All these skills make Ayelet a Montessori to watch out for in the coming years.

Methodology: Montessori

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Contact them: connect@ayeletmontessori.com or call at +91-9964495522.

10. Kunskapsskolan, Sarjapur Road

Bangalore will have its first Swedish school in 2017! Kunskapsskolan is a Swedish word that name means “The Knowledge School” in English – a school where knowledge and learning is foremost. Kunskapsskolan has a chain of 50 schools across the globe. The first of its kind in this country, Kunskapsskolan Gurgaon, the flagship school, began its first session in April 2013. Currently the school has over 900 students from Pre-Nursery to Grade 9. Kunskapsskolan, Sarjapur road, Bengaluru which is scheduled to start the first session in June 2017 is a day boarding school for grades Pre Nursery to Grade 6 offering CBSE/IGCSE curriculum.

Board of Education: CBSE and IGCSE

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Contact them: 0124-4107777, +91-8396055555, +91-8396066666

 11. National Public School, Jayanagar

One of the most popular schools in India and with branches all over the world, National Public School now has a branch open in Jayanagar. With its first academic year slated to begin in 2017. NPS Jayanagar is a 2.5 acre campus that is equipped with all the necessary facilities. The curriculum and methodology is designed to include collaborative and enquiry based learning, research, presentation and use of IT.

Board of Education: CBSE

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12. Jain Public School, JP Nagar

Jain Public school is the flagship institute of the prestigious Jain Group of Institutions which has its headquarter in Bangalore. Jain will follow the CBSE curriculum. JPS will work towards academic excllence with a pragmatic approach. The first academic year will have kindergarten to grade V.

Board of Education: CBSE

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Contact them: +91-9731445558

Do consult our IGCSE Admissions Guide for 2017-2018.

13. Jigyasa the School, Indiranagar

Its preschool program is so popular that admissions get closed almost immediately! Jigyasa starts its primary section in June 2017. Children’s learning during this phase of schooling will be based on the same philosophy as the preschool and will emphasise experiential, cross-curricular and holistic education. The founders have worked with educators from India and abroad to develop a world-class curriculum. In the year 2017, they will be starting an environment for Grades 1 and 2. Two grades will be added each year until the school reaches board level. Flipped classroom and theme-based learning are some of the exciting new concepts that Jigyasa will bring to its curriculum.

Board of Education: IGCSE

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Contact them: +91 99000 69835

 14. Sparkling Mindz, Hennur-Bagalur Road 

Sparkling Mindz, a Reggio Emilia inspired preschool with branches in Koramangala and Hennur-Bagalur Road, will start its elementary school in 2017 and admissions are open for the same. In order for children to connect to and apply their learning in their day to day lives, the school has developed the dbest curriculum framework. The school will follow CBSE and IGCSE and will have a 25:1 child to facilitator ratio.

Board of Education: CBSE and IGCSE

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Contact them: +91 9900080331, +91 9900080332

Interested in more CBSE Schools in Bangalore? Check out our CBSE Admissions Guide for 2017-2018.
Keen too know about other IGCSE schools in Bangalore? Do consult our IGCSE Admissions Guide for 2017-2018.

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