Bombay Scottish School, Powai
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Perseverentia et Fide in Deo
Perseverance and Faith in God
|Raheja Vihar, Off Chandivali Farm Road, Powai
Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400072
|Vice principal||Jane Kotian|
|Grades||Kindergarten – 10th|
|Average class size||42|
|Classes offered||Jr KG to 10th|
|Hours in school day||7.5|
|Houses||Blue, Green, Red, Yellow|
|Song||Sing Bombay Scottish School|
|School fees||40,000 per annum|
|Affiliation||Indian Certificate of Secondary Education|
School flag and motto
The school flag features the white cross of St. Andrew against a blue band. St. Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland.It bears the 'Crux decussata'. The flag is flown during ceremonial occasions like the school's Sport's Day. The school's motto is "Perseverantia et Fide in Deo" which means perseverance and faith in god.
Curriculum and extra curricular activities
The Bombay Scottish School follows the syllabus of the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education. English is the medium of instruction. Hindi is taught as a second language and Marathi is taught as a third language(up to 8th). French is taught as an elective subject(IX-X). Tests are conducted periodically and examinations are held at the end of every school term. The school's students have consistently performed well at the I.C.S.E. examinations .
Student-led clubs including Nature, Readers, Science, Art, History and Band. There are inter-house debates, dramatics and sporting competitions. Sports activities at Bombay Scottish include football, cricket, basketball, and swimming.
Bombay Scottish is a cosmopolitan school. Although the majority of the pupils are Hindu by religion, the school attempts to impart Christian values to the children. The Christmas Concert is celebrated every December and a sports meet and a farewell party for students who are passing out of the institution are held.
The school is managed by a Board of Trustees. A Senior Academic Coordinator manages the curricular activities of the school. The Senior Academic Coordinator is Jane Kotian. There are Academic coordinators at the Junior School, Middle School and High School levels.
- Junior School Co-ordinator: Mrs. Taneja
- Upper Primary Co-ordinator: Mithua Bhattacharjee
- Middle School Co-ordinator: Sabha Khan
- High School Co-ordinator: Esther Selvaraj
Student office bearers
A School Captain and a Vice-Captain are selected from amongst the students of Class 10 by the Principal upon recommendation by the Faculty. Additionally, House Captains and Vice-Captains (two for each house) are selected by the teachers and Principal. A Sports Captain and a Sports Vice-Captain are selected to manage the sports activities of the House.A student warden is elected every year from among the higher classes to maintain discipline and order within classes.
The main objective of the House System is to foster a sense of collective responsibility and solidarity amongst students. The House System also serves as the centre of school life, with houses often competing at sports and other co-curricular activities. There are four school houses – Blue, Green, Red, Yellow. The boys' house names are named after Scottish missionaries and the girls' are named after British queens.
The School's Principals include: