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
|Grades||Kindergarten – 10th|
|Average class size||42 -45|
|Classes offered||Jr KG to 10th|
|Hours in school day||8-8.5|
|Houses||Blue, Green, Red, Yellow|
|Song||Sing Bombay Scottish School|
|Yearbook||Tartan and The Scottish Herald|
|School fees||60,000 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.
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(from 1st standard to 8th standard). French is taught as an elective subject(ninth and 10th standard only). 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 .
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.The Principal of this school is Sunita George, who manages the general administration. The Senior Academic Coordinator, Jane Kotian, manages the curricular activities of the school. There are Academic coordinators at the Junior School, Middle School and High School levels.
- Junior School Co-ordinator: Tina Quadras
- Upper Primary Co-ordinator: Mithua Bhattacharjee
- Middle School Co-ordinator: Joanna Stanes
- 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. Student wardens(known as Prefects) are elected every year from among the higher classes(8th, 9th and 10th standards) 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.