CHIREC International

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The School that sets trends in education
Location

Country: India
Information
TypeIndependent International school
Motto"Striving for excellence in education"
EstablishedMarch 1989 (1989-03)
Opened1989
School districtHyderabad
DirectorRatna Reddy,cognito branch of schools
PrincipalIffat Ibrahim, Sanchita Raha
GradesPre-primary to 12
Campus size6.0 acres (24,000 m2)
Campus typeUrban
Website
CHIREC International, Main Campus

CHIREC International is a K-12 school located in Hyderabad, India. The school was founded in 1989 by Mrs. Ratna D. Reddy.[1] There are three campuses. The main campus is located in Kondapur, pre-primary campus in Jubilee Hills and a third in Gachibowli with pre-primary - Classes 1 to 4. The school offers three curricula: International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).[2]

History[edit]

The first Nursery school in 1989

In April 1989, CHIREC began as a summer camp that offered training in fine arts, performing arts, computers, indoor and outdoor sports. In June, CHIREC evolved into a school for Nursery, PPI & PPII students. As the number of students wishing to attend CHIREC increased beyond the capacity of its 1993 Begumpet and Jubilee Hills campuses, in 1996, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated CHIREC’s eco-friendly 6-acre Integrated Campus at Kondapur.

CHIREC International, Gachibowli Branch

CHIREC unveiled its new Jubilee Hills pre-primary school campus, and introduced Senior Secondary classes at the Kondapur campus, in 2004. Shortly after, in 2006, the first batch of Class XII graduated from the school. The Gachibowli branch, which caters to students from Grades 1 through 4, was inaugurated in 2012.

Academics[edit]

CHIREC offers different international and local curricula across the different grade levels.[3]

CHIREC’s Day Care program is offered from 8 AM to 6:30 PM every weekday, for students aged of 2 to 10.[4]

Pre-primary[edit]

CHIREC’s Early Years Pre-Primary program includes Topics of the Week, Show and Tell, Clay Modelling and Pottery, Painting, Arts and Crafts, Music, and Storytelling. Students’ cognitive, language, social skills are assessed informally on a weekly and monthly basis.[5]

CBSE[edit]

CHIREC is affiliated to and accredited by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). CHIREC CBSE is offered for Classes 1-12.[6]

CAIE[edit]

CHIREC is a CAIE school affiliated with the University of Cambridge. CHIREC’s Cambridge Curriculum develops Mathematics, English, Science and ICT skills students from Grades 6-10.[7]

IB[edit]

CHIREC IB is offered for Classes 11 and 12. Students study six course subjects at higher level [HL] or standard level [SL]. Students must choose subjects from Languages, Humanities, Sciences, Mathematics, and Arts.[8]

Awards and recognitions[edit]

CHIREC International has consistently received recognition from the world's leading education magazines. Ranked among the top International Day Schools in the country by Education World Magazine since 2014, [9] and Digital Learning Magazine[10] CHIREC has also been routinely accorded with the "Academic Excellence Award" by Brainfeed Magazine, [11] and the "International School Award" by the British Council.

In recent years, CHIREC has been granted the "ASIAONE Award"[12] for being the "Best Brand in Education," and NDTV Award for "Excellence in Sports." [13]

CHIREC received the GLOBE Platinum Award for the ‘Best Brand’ at the World Business Conclave - Hong Kong in 2016.[14]

Facilities[edit]

CHIREC International has 3 campuses, in Kondapur (main campus), Jubilee Hills, and Gachibowli. Each campus has the following facilities

[15]
Smart classrooms Cricket[16] pitch Open air auditorium Car play with traffic signals
Conveyance Basketball [17] courts Outdoor play area Home science lab
Science labs Volleyball courts Doll house Dining halls
Fashion technology lab Archery - Arena Sand & water play Pottery rooms
Junior & senior libraries Skating Rink Music & hands-on activities First aid rooms
Language labs Table tennis rooms Puppetry Multipurpose Hall
Information technology labs Art & craft room

CHIREC International’s Green Initiatives include: Solar Powered Campus, Community Initiatives, Recycling and Resource Management, and Awareness through Education.[18][19]

Each of the three campuses is accessible to meet the needs of individuals with physical disabilities. These accessibility features include: Elevators, School wheelchairs, and Accessibility ramps.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Early Childhood Association". Eca-india.org. Archived from the original on 28 August 2016. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 August 2016. Retrieved 20 August 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "CHIREC Public School". Digitalcampus.in. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Chirec Public School for Middle School, Kondapur, Hyderabad. Schools - mycity4kids". Mycity4kids.com. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Chirec International School Hyderabad - Schools in Hyderabad". Schoolshyderabad.com. Archived from the original on 17 June 2017. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  6. ^ "CBSE". Cbse.nic.in. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Cambridge International Examinations Official Website". Cie.org.uk. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  8. ^ "CHIREC International". Ibo.org. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  9. ^ "School Ranking 2016 In Hyderabad". Educationworld.in. Archived from the original on 11 July 2017. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Making Foundation Strong". Digitallearning.eletsonline.com. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  11. ^ magazine, Brainfeed. "Interview – Mrs Ratan Reddy Founder- Director, CHIREC International School - Brainfeed Magazine". Brainfeedmagazine.com. Archived from the original on 20 August 2017. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  12. ^ "The White Swan". Thewhiteswanawards.in. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  13. ^ "Winners 2016: Regional Round - South - Education Awards". Sites.ndtv.com. 11 February 2017. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  14. ^ "Award Winners 2016 - Globe Platinum Awards". Globeplatinumawards.com. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  15. ^ "Chirec Public School". Educationtoday.co. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  16. ^ "Venkatesh at Chirec Cricket League". Times of India.
  17. ^ "Chirec School, Hyderabad lifts CBSE Basketball Tournament Trophy - Indian Navy". Indiannavy.nic.in.
  18. ^ "Iffat Ibrahim, Chirec International School, Hyderabad - India School News". Indiaschoolnews.com.
  19. ^ a b "CHIREC International School, Hyderabad- Latest Initiatives - India School News". Indiaschoolnews.com. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 29 May 2017.