Jabriya Indian School
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|Jabriya Indian School|
Jabriya (since 1979)
1970's (as The New Indian School)
|Closed||1990-1993 (during gulf war)|
|School board||Central Board of Secondary Education (India)|
Pre-dating the Iraq invasion of Kuwait, Jabriya Indian School was earlier known as The New Indian School, registered in Hawally. The New Indian School moved to the present building in 1979 from the Bedouin-style building in Khaitan. The school's motto was 'In God we Trust'. During the school's peak days it boasted a student population in excess of 3500 student, mostly of Indian nationality. The New Indian School, following the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi) syllabus, catered to the needs of students by providing classes from Kindergarten to twelfth. The New Indian School ceased to exist after the invasion.
Located in the Jabriya district of Kuwait, the school was re-founded in September 1993 as the Jabriya Indian School, making it one of the most recent schools in Kuwait to cater to the large Indian community.
At present, the school provides educational facilities up to the twelfth standard and it is well set to fulfill the educational needs of students. The school's motto is 'Knowledge is Power'. In the academic year 2007-2008 Jabriya Indian School secured 10/10 pass result in the class XII CBSE board exams.
The Jabriya Indian School is recognized by the Kuwait Ministry of Education and affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. It admits students of all nationalities and prepares students for the All India Secondary School examination and Senior Secondary Certificate Examination. The school aims at providing an integrated scheme of education giving equal thrust to training the mind, body and spirit and thus seeks to train individuals worthy of taking up the challenges of the new century and has newly introduced IGCSE International General Certificate of Secondary Education. The School follows the Cambridge Curricula for grades 1 to 10 covering the Key stages 1 to 5. Students take the Cambridge IGCSE examinations in May–June each year. Year 11 and 12 students take up AS and A level courses.
From September 2012 the school will be introducing E-learning in class rooms. Every class will be equipped with interactive boards, ultra short throw projector and a central server connecting all the class rooms from KG-XII. The server will be loaded with the most valuable content/concepts in the form of videos, animation in all subjects from classes KG - XII most important lessons and concepts will be shows using audio visual devices to the students in the class rooms.
The school has set up many clubs to bring out the talent in the school and nurture it. They include:
- General Knowledge Club
- Maths and Science club
- Literary club
- Music and Dance club
- Physical fitness club
- Drama club
- Nature and Cooking Club
- Martial Arts Club
- Bastketball Team
As of December 2010, Jabriya Indian School had won the CBSE Kuwait Cluster Basketball Tournament for Boys (Under 19) for the 10th time, under the training and guidance of school coach Mr. K.M. Jose.