Bombay Scottish School, Powai

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Bombay Scottish Mahim Wordmark.svg
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Perseverentia et Fide in Deo
Perseverance and Faith in God
Raheja Vihar, Off Chandivali Farm Road, Powai
Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400072
Coordinates 19°7′5.5″N 72°53′36″E / 19.118194°N 72.89333°E / 19.118194; 72.89333Coordinates: 19°7′5.5″N 72°53′36″E / 19.118194°N 72.89333°E / 19.118194; 72.89333
Type Private School
Religious affiliation(s) Christianity
Founded 1997
School board ICSE
Principal Alice Barretto
Vice principal Jane Kotian
Grades Kindergarten – 10th
Gender Co-educational
Average class size 42
Classes offered Jr KG to 10th
Language English (UK)
Hours in school day 7.5
Campus type Urban
Houses Blue, Green, Red, Yellow
Song Sing Bombay Scottish School
School fees 40,000 per annum
Affiliation Indian Certificate of Secondary Education

Bombay Scottish School is a private, co-educational school located in Mumbai, India. It is an affiliate of the Bombay Scottish School, Mahim.

School flag and motto[edit]

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[edit]

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.

School flag


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[edit]

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.

House system[edit]

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.

Boys Girls
MacGregor Elizabeth
Kennedy Victoria
MacPherson Catherine
Haddow Anne


The School's Principals include:

Principal. Tenure
Mark David 1997–2004
Melanie Chandrashekhar 2004–2009
Alice Barretto 2009–Present

See also[edit]

Bombay Scottish School, Mahim

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