Thursday, November 1, 2012

J.S.S. International School Ooty

"Day Scholars & Boarders, - Affiliated To CBSE, Cambridge 'O' & 'A' Levels, Recognised Cambridge international examination centre"

The J.S.S. International School, Ooty, is a co-educational boarding school. It was established in the year 1991. It's affiliations include the IGCSE 'O' level, 'AS' and 'A' levels, CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education). The school is committed to providing world class value-based education. The school is basically residential but also caters to day scholars.

The school is open to both boarders as well as day scholars from Standard 1 to Standard 12. The medium of instruction is English. The school campus is aesthetically planned as a secure, comfortable and convenient facility, providing students with an inspiring and motivating environment. The boarding facilities are like a home away from home, offering all comforts.


St. Hilda's School Ooty

St. HILDA'S SCHOOL was founded in 1892 by Sisters of the Church from Kilburn, U. K, to cater to the educational needs of the protestant European communities.

St. Hilda's School is one of the eminent schools in ooty imparting academic knowledge to the students and ensuring a holistic development of the child. The school was obtained from Miss Davenport who was the owner of the school, Goyte-Lea. The objective of the school is to inculcate in the students self disciple, faith, love in God and service to humanity.

St. Hilda's School in Ooty is named after the Abbess of Whitby who lived in the 7th century. The school is a residential school offering education to day scholars as well. The school is exclusive to the girls. Knowledge is not limited to the classrooms in St. Hilda's School, Ooty. The school realizes the need of a holistic development of the child and therefore emphasizes on participation in extra curricular activities that strengthen the mind and soul of the girl child. The school endeavours to inculcate a spirit of participation and competition in the children added with zeal to learn, lead and achieve goals in life. To achieve the desired goals, the school is supported by well developed infrastructure that includes a sports complex, health and fitness rooms, libraries and laboratories.

St. Hilda's School is dedicated to preparing the children to achieve great feats in their academic, social and spiritual life. The school has succeeded in delivering the same for the past 110 years. The school at that time was meant exclusively for the European children in India. Since independence however, the school has started taking Indian children and Indian staff.

Today the school is entirely Indian in its composition, culture and yet retains it cosmopolitan outlook and international standards.

The School is a minority institution and functions as part of the Coimbatore Diocese of the Church of South India, but enjoys autonomy with its own constitution. The working philosophy of the school is based on the teaching and application of Christian tenets and yet maintains its secular character and functioning.

Candidates are prepared for the following examination:

- The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education in Std X (This is an all India Examination).

- The ten-plus-two Higher Secondary Examination in Std XII (This is a Tamil Nadu State   Board  Examination).

 The school encourages all the children to participate in games and sports. Apart from Physical Training classes scheduled on the time table, juniors (STD V to VII) and seniors (STD VIII to XII) have evening games on specified days every week. The senior girls are coached in basketball, volleyball, hockey, table tennis, badminton and tennis.

Students like Maharani Chandresh Kumari, the eldest daughter of late Maharaja Hanwant Singh of Jodhpur was Educated at St. Hilda’s school Ooty.


Hebron School Ooty

A warm welcome to the Hebron School website!  Thank you for your interest and we hope to be able to welcome you in person when you make your way ‘up the hill’ to our lovely campuses in Ooty.

Hebron School was founded in 1899 to serve the Christian worker community of India and South-East Asia.  More than a century has passed and the School continues to fulfil its original purpose although it has grown in size and is styled an International School recognised as such by the Government of India and the State of Tamil Nadu.  It is a co-educational and predominantly boarding school for children aged 8 years to 19 years.  About 10% of our students are day students (with staff children and children from the Defence Services Staff Training College in Wellington in addition).  Students study the English National Curriculum leading to IGCSE in Standards 10 and 11 and to A  levels in Standards 12 and 13.

All schools rightly claim to be unique, and Hebron is no exception.  Its uniqueness is spelt out in its Aims which are listed on the next page.  But as you explore the many pages of this website I am sure you will catch the enthusiasm and energy that make Hebron such a unique school – indeed it is much more; it is a very special learning community with a strategic role to play in caring for and educating each child entrusted to us, in the most wholesome and effective way.

Hebron is unapologetically a Christian school and in everything we do we try to exemplify our motto: Deo Supremo (God first).  That is the reason we exist and the reason we strive to do things in the best possible way – for God’s glory.  We welcome you to Hebron School and assure you of our commitment to service.


Good Shepherd International School

Although a rigorous academic programme is at the core of everything we at GSIS, do an equally outstanding co-curricular and extra-curricular agenda for students endows them with a much needed holistic education to give them a competitive edge over their counterparts elsewhere.

The School’s Mission Statement states, “Good Shepherd International School endeavours to prepare each student for academic, social and personal success by creating a community of empowered and diverse learners striving to be globally minded citizens in an atmosphere of mutual respect, understanding and trust.”
The Management, staff and students are committed to this mission and work together to obtain exceptional results in the academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular arenas and be happily productive in their very lives together at this completely and fully residential School.

Good Shepherd International School was founded by Dr.P.C.Thomas in February 1977. An educator at his core, his School is no doubt reflective of his far-sighted vision for Indian education. Dr. Thomas says, “I believe in inclusive education as the key to human enrichment and India’s giant strides to further progress”. State of the art facilities and infrastructure support his vision and ardent endeavour to make education at GSIS a wholesome and enjoyable experience.

A simple, yet distinctive and firm underlying philosophy of the school, to provide an international education while being steeped in the rich Indian educational tradition and core values, has been received very positively worldwide; it has resulted in the growth of the school to be rated as one of the best international schools in India and acknowledged as world class. The Institution has further diversified its operations in the field of education to include the Good Shepherd Finishing School.

GSIS is in an idyllic setting; two sprawling campuses amidst hills and fields, fine weather and a natural, pollution-free atmosphere satisfy a crucial need in today’s world for students to be able to learn, observe, introspect and contemplate in a most desirable environment. Education in such ambience is a rewarding experience for our students, truly their “wonder years”. The Primary School for Classes I - VI is at the Fernhill Campus, the former Baroda Summer Palace in Ootacamund, an elegant, charming location overlooking the famed Ooty Lake, amidst the lush, green hills of the Nilgiris. The Middle School, High and Higher Secondary Schools spanning Classes VII – XII are located in the sprawling, relatively new 100-acre Palada Campus at Muthorai Palada, 5 kms from Fernhill.

In rendering holistic learning, delivered by highly qualified, professional staff within an outstanding infrastructure, GSIS continues a grand tradition of thirty two successful years and prepares to move dynamically into the future.


Ooty Schools List

Archangel Primary School, Lovedale.

Bethlehem Girls Higher Sec School, St. Mary’s Hill.

Blue Mountain School, Davis Dale.

Breeks All India Higher Sec. School, Charing Cross.

Breeks Memorial School, Charing Cross.

Child Jesus School, St. Mary’s Hill.

CSI Gell Memorial School, Dunmere.

Cliff School, Woodcock Road.

CMM School, Summer House Road.

Crescent Higher Secondary School, Coonoor road.

Crescent Play & Primary School,Gul Mohamed Road.

Elsie Evangelical School, Kandal.

Good Shepherd Public School, Fernhill.

Good Shepherd International School, Ooty, Ootacamund

Hebron School, Charing Cross.

Hill Wood Preparatory School, Havelock Road.

HPF High School, Indunagar.

Holy Angel Matriculation School, Thummanatty

Infant Jesus School, Beat

JSS Public School, Mysore Road

Kendriya Vidyalaya, Indunagar

Kingsbury Montessori House, Higgins Road.

Laidlaw Memorial School, Ketti.

Lawrence School, Lovedale

Loyola School, Snowden Road.

Nazareth Convent, St. Marys Hill.

New Era Residential Day School, Snowden Road.

Nilgiris School, Rajmahal.

Nirmala English Primary School, Finger Post.

Ootacamund School, Horeb Dewington Road.

Ooty Matriculation School, Ooty.

Rex Higher Sec. School, Woodcock Road.

Nursery and Primary School, Gui Mohammed Road.

Sacredheart Technical School, Charing Cross.

Sri Shanthi Vijai Girl's Higher Secondary School, Ettines Road .
Shanthi Vijai Pri. School, Ettines Road.

Sri Venkateshwara Vidyalaya, Green Fields.

St. Joseph’s Industrial School, Finger Post.

St. Joseph's Higher Secondary School, Ooty.

St. Hildas School, Sheddon Road.

St. Peters School, Arden Villa.

Woodside School, Woodside.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

International Schools in Ooty

Good Shepherd International School (GSIS)

The Good Shepherd International School (GSIS) was established in 1977 by Dr.P.C.Thomas. It is affiliated to International Baccalaureate (IB), International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), administered by the University of Cambridge, England., Cambridge International Primary Programme (CIPP), Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme (CLSP), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSC) & Indian School Certificate (ISC).

The GSIS School  has six excellent computer labs with Internet facilities, audio and visual laboratories, huge library facilities with over 1 lakh plus number of books.

The Good Shepherd International School has always excelled at the Inter School Athletic Meet placing itself within the top five. Infrastructure is available for  Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Cricket, Hard Court Tennis, Throwball, Kho-Kho, Shuttle Badminton and Table Tennis, Skating, Cross Country, Field Events and Track Events are practiced by students which helps them in keeping physically fit. The game Chess is also taught and students take part in competition enabling them to be mentally fit.

Hebron School

The Hebron School was established in 1899. Hebron School is a co-educational residential school which exists to provide an affordable international education which drawn from a British tradition, based on sound Christian principles for children aged from pre-school to university entrance. Herban school seeks to provide schooling for Christian worker children in Asia, Africa and the Gulf Region in addition to others who require an international education.

In the Hebron School students study the English National Curriculum leading to IGCSE in Standards 10 and 11 and to ‘A’ levels in Standards 12 and 13. The Hebron School has over 170 computers used for teaching and administration. All computers are interconnected & networked together and provide access to individuals files, departmental files, email and internet & etc...

J.S.S. International School

The J.S.S. International School, Ooty was established in 1991. It is co-educational boarding school affiliated to IGCSE 'O' level, 'AS' and 'A' levels, CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education).
The J.S.S International school is open to both boarders as well as day scholars from Standard 1 to Standard 12th. The medium of instruction is in English. The J.S.S International school campus is aesthetically planned as a secure, comfortable and good facility, providing students with an inspiring and great motivating environment. The boarding facilities are like a home-away-from-home, offering all comforts.

The J.S.S. International School has Separate dormitories exist for students, with hot running water to bathe with and filtered drinking water. Dormitories are equipped with study areas, Televisions, Telephones thereby permitting daily programmers are drawn up to enable the students to lead a disciplined and enjoyable campus life. The Yoga, Jogging, Cycling, Karate, Judo, Horse riding, Music and other activities.The play field is located in the amphitheatre. Football, Basket ball, volley ball, badminton, golf and tennis are the favourite games. J.S.S school offers facilities like library, laboratories, well ventilated classrooms & a play area.

 Woodside School

The Woodside School is a residential day scholar and co educational English medium school which is affiliated to the CBSE up to Standard Xth and the Tamil Nadu State Board for XIth and XIIth Standards. The woodside school is located on the Woodside campus situated in one of the most prestigious locations in Ooty and its spread over 17 acres of green hillside. The campus is free from noise and air pollution.

The Woodside School has huge spacious campus with views of the Nilgiri Hills which surround in the heart of the city of Ooty. Separate quarters are provided for a sick bay, and the school has quarters for the resident staff, The school has a well equipped library with over 5000 volumes of books of reference and works of literature, both classical and modern, in English and other languages.

A well maintained school transports buses are equipped to carry day scholars to and fro and is utilised for the many outdoor activities that are held for the students. The computer lab fitted with at more computers are available for all students. A Chemistry and Physics laboratory is also sited on the campus.This school offers facilities like library, laboratories, well ventilated classrooms & a play area.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Boarding Schools in Ooty

Boarding Schools

Good Shepherd International School
M.Palada P.O., Ootacamund,
The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, South India - 643 004
Phone:(91)-423-2550371 (30 lines)
Fax: (91)-423-2550386


The Lawrence School
Lovedale, The Nilgiris,
Tamil Nadu, South India - 643 003
Phone: (91)-423-2442552 / 2443927
Fax: (91)-423-2442549


Hebron School
Lushington Hall, Ootacamund,
Nilgiris,Tamil Nadu, South India - 643 001
Phone: (91)-423-2442372 / 2442587
Fax: (91)-423-2441295


St. Joseph's Boy's Higher Sec. School
Coonoor, The Nilgiris,
Tamil Nadu, South India - 643 102
Phone: (91)-04264-2230493
Fax: (91)-04264-2234049, 2234660


Rex Higher Secondary School
The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, South India - 643 003
Phone (91)-423-2442064
Fax: (91)-423-2443340


Woodside School
Woodside, Club Road,
Ootacamund Tamil Nadu, South India - 643 001.
Phone: (91)-423-2441703
Fax: (91)-423-2444826


JSS Public School
Mysore Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India
Phone: (91)-423-2445041, 2452021
Fax: (91)-423-2004034