Would like to connect with parents who are seeking admission for 2014-15 and feedback from parents who already have their kids studying there.
I am hearing positive reviews and have zeroed in on this school for my son for LKG
Hi Anitha , I recently moved into this locality and started hearing about this school. Now I am keen to know more about it.you must have done enough research about this school before finalizing. Could you please share your thoughts. Thanks.
I am also looking to admit my kid APL, do let us know if you have visited the schools and how you liked it ?
I visited the school and I liked it. Have you registered in their website for your kid ?
My main concern is the recognation for the passed out students. How many universities recognise CIE ? will they able to pursue in any of the colleges in India? I think Madras university recognise, not sure. By any chance you have any clarity on this? can you please elaborate your experience during the visit? it would be grate help. thanks.
I went through the CIE syllabus for Primary classes and found it to be good. There are a pretty good number of universities that recognise CIE now. With the growing number of CIE schools, it is sure to be recognised better in the coming years.
More info at http://www.parentree.in/India/Mumbai/21158-ib-vs-igcse
When I visited the school, it was a holiday. So could not meet with the children there. But we were taken around the school. I saw the classrooms and exhibits of the students. It was pretty impressive. I am very particular about the teacher student ratio, which is about 2:15 for KG classes. The school is quite spacious for the limited strength they have.
I am planning to go there tomorrow. Will update more after my visit
Thanks Anitha do keep us posted on how your visit goes, I was trying register on their site but just realised that they do not have pre-kg so will wait until next year. Also have you tried visiting Gateway - The complete school and HLC international both are nearby and follow the Cambridge syllabus..
Anitha, Thanks for the timely info. Keep us posted.
Sorry for the delayed post. Had been to the school on Friday for the interaction. Waiting for the admission results. We would be informed some time this week.
Thanks Anitha for the post, how did you find the school atmosphere on a working day? The student to teacher ratio etc, did u manage to speak with any of students or their parents? Also do you know facilties are available for sports like swimming pool etc ?
Registered in the website.But did not get any call/mail.
This is for admission to Grade 6...
Hi, I have registered today for Grade 4. Did you get a call from the school?
If you have registered, pls call the school once to check
I called them when I ddnt get any call / mail. They checked if I had registered and said they'll get back to me.
Have also applied at HLC and Gateway. Any comparisons?
Did you manage to get the admisson for your kid in APL ?
I called them up, they said i will be getting a call back batchwise.
Hi MUJ, HLC said they dont have vacant seats for grade 4. For which class did you register? I also went to Gateway school and am thinking about it.
Hi MUJ, I just read your earlier message that you are trying for Grade 6. Did you go in person and asked about the admission? I enquired through phone for 4th and they said its not available.
Grade 6. have got an appointment to meet them .
APL - i registered on their site.
HLC- i dwnloaded appl form, printed it, filled and sent them a scanned copy.This was afetr a phone conv.
Sorry. Was away for some time..
Yes, we have secured admission for my son at LKG
Hi MUJ, Thanks for the info, i guess i will try next year in HLC. Please let me know when you get a call from APL.
Hi MUJ, Did you visit HLC? CAn you share your thoughts on the school? and if you got admission? Also, am yet to receive any call from APL. Did you hear back from them? Thanks.
Havent hrd from APL, hesitant to call again as I had called already.
HLC, Im meeting them on 3rd March.
Hi How was your meeting with HLC? How is the school? Can you share your thoughts pls? Also, did you get admission? I got the call from APL today, they have asked me to come on 10th March.
Dear Anitha, Can you please share me the fee structure - like how much have you paid for LKG admission (Indian Resident)
I am thinking of trying in APL for my kid , to start in Grade 4 this year i.e., 2014-2015. I can see in the posts that there is no vacancy, but no harm knowing about the school in preparation for atleast next academic year.
How is the school environment and teaching ? In most schools the overall student:teacher ratio seems good, due to the overall strength being very less, so if teh overall student strength is only 60 and the teachers is 15 , though the ratio is good , the number of teachers per class/year becomes very less . I have noticed in some international schools that the teachers then get assigend to multiple classes and do not have time to give individual attentio to the stdents thought there are only less than 10 students in a class .How is this in APL ? Do they have reguar extra curicullar activties classes and additional languages . This again is a learning for me that some of the schools have this listed in their curricullam , but this is mostly used as a time filler due to the less number of teachers to the main subjects. How is the teacher churnout ratio ? Do teachers keep changing frequently ?
Please share your feedback on the APL school .
can any of you please tell the academic school year for CIE SCHOOLS??Is it from june to april or sep to june?? any idea please share..
The fees is exactly as you see in the website. Tuition fees is paid in 3 terms. Special and amenities fees To be paid in full along with first term fees.no uniform for lkg. Bus fees depending on where you are put up, around 25k. Snacks 5k per year. Book fees will be collected during 2nd term, of which I don't have much idea.
The academic year is from June to April only