Oakridge Bachupally Newsletter

March 2023

From The

Principal's Desk


Dear Parents,

It brings me great pleasure to share with you the exciting news that our school has been recognized as a Nord Anglia Social Impact School and awarded the Social Impact Bronze accreditation. This is a remarkable achievement and a testament to the hard work and dedication of our students, teachers, and staff. This recognition positions us as a leader in promoting social responsibility and positively impacting our community.

In addition to this remarkable achievement, our school has been bustling with student-led activities over the past month. I would like to recognize our students’ leadership and initiative in organizing various activities and events. Our student-led initiatives have been inspiring, and I am proud of the way our students have embraced these opportunities to challenge themselves and grow as individuals.

As always, I want to thank our parents for your continued support and involvement in our school community. Your partnership is essential to the success of our students, and we look forward to continuing to work together towards our shared goal of providing the best possible education for our children. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me and the staff if you have any questions or concerns.

As the principal of Oakridge, I firmly believe that the real beginning of influence comes when others sense that you are being influenced by them and that you have listened deeply. Let us continue to work together to nurture our students’ potential and help them achieve their dreams.

Thank you for your continued support

Ms. Baljeet Oberoi, Principal

Oakridge International School, Bachupally

Social Impact Bronze Accreditation

We are thrilled to share that we have been designated as a Nord Anglia Social Impact School and have received the prestigious Social Impact Bronze accreditation. This recognition is a testament to our unwavering dedication to upholding UN Rights and Objectives. We are proud to offer our students a forward-thinking education that prepares them to impact the world positively. This achievement reflects our commitment to empowering our students to become responsible global citizens who will make a meaningful difference in their communities and beyond.

At our school, we believe in giving back to our communities. Each year, our students dedicate hundreds of hours to making a positive impact in the places they call home. We encourage them to participate in community projects aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, empowering them to become active change agents. Through these experiences, our students develop valuable skills and knowledge while making a meaningful difference in the world around them.




Global Campus

We are extremely proud to share that two of our young learner’s bilingual stories were among the top 6 shortlisted stories in this year’s Global campus writing competition. Rishi Bharadwaj and Tiara Ghosh’s stories were the two shortlisted stories from 118 entries from 43 countries. A Rishi Bharadwaj was announced as the winner for this year in the  Global Campus wall unveiled by our MD Mr. Christopher Short and Principal Ms. Baljeet Oberoi. The gracious presence of Christopher Short made the occasion more memorable.

Oakrider’s Oracy                                    

A platform showcasing the accuracy, eloquence, articulation, and voice mechanics of our Middle Schoolers. The Dept of English organized on the 20th of March for CAIE Grades 6 to 8 ,’ORACY.’ The objective was to help improve a child’s confidence & ensure they become great speakers & conquer their Stage fear. 






Young frontiers of 6K and 6L for the very first time amalgamated and performed on World Consumer’s day and the most liked highlight for the event was student reporter Gobind Jot of Oak Magazine India Todays took the  pride in sharing Worldwide event celebrated on March 15th a never before ever assembly raised the bars which was exclusively covered in our Oak Magazine India Todays Edition followed by a Survey  on Consumer Act Day. 

Numeracy Activity

Learners of EYP2 enjoyed hands on activity to learn picture subtraction. The learners of EY2A were introduced with the concept subtraction through a role play on “The trip to Zoo” in a bus ride. They all collected tickets from the ticket collector and boarded the bus. As some of them were getting down at various places the students were counting the remaining passengers. The learners also integrated signs and symbols and spoke about the roles and responsibilities that they need to follow when they are travelling in a bus. 


Student Showcase


Student Led Conference

Cambridge Primary learners from Grades 1-4 organized the SLC wherein students received useful feedback and were the stakeholders in their own learning. A student-led conference is a pre planned meeting in which students demonstrate responsibility for their academic performance by providing a review of their work for parents and teachers.  

Affinity Clubs Culmination

Clubs at school enhance holistic learning and encourage the students to cultivate a different perception of life. The Affinity clubs of Cambridge primary had its culmination on March 10th, for the session 2022-23. The students presented an array of renditions to showcase their learning according to their interests in dance, music, Vedic-literature, food, crafts, literary write-ups, and henna application.  


Unit End Celebrations

Nature observation, reflection, and experimentation are the three main ways to gain knowledge. Observation gathers facts; reflection combines them; and experimentation confirms the outcome of that combination. Denis Diderot’s. By co-constructing their learning engagements for extending their inquiry and partaking in unit-end celebrations, our PYP students demonstrated reflective and communicative learner profiles. Let us take a quick look at them. 

Visual Arts Exhibition

Check out Yasheeta Singhi’s stunning Visual Art exhibition! Her body of work explores the theme of Nature and its elements, using unique perspectives to connect it to human experiences. With a variety of techniques and materials, Yasheeta’s works are visually striking and encourage viewers to appreciate and understand the world around us. As an IBDP student, Yasheeta’s growth as an IB learner is showcased in this exhibition.  



Student Achievements


Swimming Champ

Making waves on the world stage! Congratulations Gowtham(Grade 7), for an impressive medal haul at the Asian Open Schools Invitational Aquatics Championships in Bangkok, including a silver medal in the 400m IM, a bronze medal in the 200m Breaststroke, and a bronze medal in the 4x100m Relay.

Awareness camp by Animal Water Bowl Project Trust for CBSE Grade 11 and 12

Urban constructions impose a major threat on various habitats to animals’ lifestyle due to destruction of animal habitats. To upkeep the benefit of both human and animal communities, providing  safe food and water year round, along with imparting awareness through innovation, is the never ending journey of  AWBP TRUST (Animal Water Bowl Project)  who organised an awareness  camp in collaboration with Dept of CAS , Oakridge International School @ Bachupally Campus. The session made students aware of the fundamental duty as laid down by the Indian Constitution, to safeguard the wildlife and have compassion for all living creatures in the society.  

The session threw deeper insights on animal’s vital role in the ecosystem and the lack of awareness about animal welfare in society, conflicts between humans and animal life.  

Students of Grade 11 and 12 were excited to install water bowls to facilitate clean drinking water for stray animals at the main gate of the campus .  

Students and teachers received free sample copies of the book “The Story of Bunty and Chinku” based on animal welfare written by the founder and MD of AWBP Trust 

Social Impact




World Sparrow Day

On occasion of WORLD SPARROW DAY on 20th March 2023 Animal Warriors Conservation Society a group of volunteers working hard saving animals which are in distress, creating awareness and conservation organized an interactive awareness camp for our students of Gr 6 ,10 and Gr 12.  

The session threw valuable insights into the causes and effects of urbanization and certain human activities due to lack of awareness which are in turn challenging the existence of certain species on this planet. 

Students were thrilled to install wooden nests to facilitate housing for birds at multiple locations. 

Students bagged informative take aways, understanding the importance of role of ecological balance and co-existence of all species and their role as humans to live and let live their co-species. 

Oakridge International has always been the right platform to host events which arise inquisitiveness and invoke the right thought among its students as an integral part of its continuous journey of shaping future responsible individuals.

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