Mercedes Benz International School.
The Mercedes Benz International school was started with the
aim of bringing to students English medium international education it has achieved this
objective quite successfully, thus fulfilling the strong desire of Pune business
Situated in Pimpri the school is based in Telco senior
officers society where 2 bungalaws are occupied. It is a quiet well kept residential area
landscaped with garden and green spaces. The premises includes a sience unit, several
computers, a music room, library as well as a printing center and a swimming pool. One of
the features of MBIS is the diversity in backgrounds of students and teachers
however they work well together and are almost like an extented family.
Thier approach to education is completely different from the
usual received by students in the city. It is an international holistic, child centered
approach that teaches the child to think and emliashes his or her creativity. Their high
academic standards are enforced through the challenging curricula for the primary and
middle school at the end of 10th grade student take the IGCSC, a universally
recognized examination provided by the university of Cambridge what might shock Puneites
is the student teacher ratio of MBIS lower than 3:1! Talk about personal attention.
The primary year programme aims for students who are risk
takers, reflective well balanced, inquirers, communicators, knoledgeable, principled open
minded caring and thinkers by using child centered stategies.In the middle year programme
students eight traditional subjects namely the 2 language humanities, technology
mathematics, science, arts and physical education. The interrelated aspects of these are
emphasised with inter-disciplinary projects.
Cultural awareness, physical activity and Fitness,
environmental sensitivity are just some of the co-curricular activities which are
encouraged inorder to develop the personality music lessons and sports are taught by
experts, be it criket, swimming, piano or guitar.At MBIS learning is truly an exiting and
fun-filled experience that allows a child to grow and bloom in his or her own way and
ample proof of it can be heard from the words of the children them selves.
Simon ( grade 6 ) : One highlight was the swimming competition
because we met other people and could stay overnight at their house, so we could have fun
without getting into any trouble.
Gina ( grade 7
) : The best highlight of all was joining this school because of the wonderful
people i've met all through the year. I've enjoyed all year through because it was fun and
we di quite well.
Andrea ( grade 6 ) : There were many highlights in this year one of them
was going to the 'Natures Trails' because i always wanted to be a girl - scout and this
was very similar to it.
Anthony ( grade 7 ) : One of my highlights was going to the Mother Teresa
Orphange. I also enjoyed natures trails it was fun. But the best was coming to this
Radhika ( grade 5 ) : I like to go horse riding as I love
horses and enjoy learning about them and riding. But overall I enjoyed the whole year.
We nest our case. or Need we say more?