Principal’s Update : April 2024

  • 10 April 2024

“Education is not merely about filling a vessel but igniting a flame within. As we reflect on the significance of the month of March, it serves as a beacon for spreading love, laughter, and inclusivity in the realm of learning.”

In the month of March, Oakridge Bachupally has been a period marked by exceptional accomplishments and heartening moments. Our young learners in the Early Years division captivated audiences at TED-O, demonstrating their fervour for global issues. The senior-grade students distinguished themselves academically, achieving success in Olympiads and securing a Global Championship in Vedic Maths. Noteworthy events such as the PYP Exhibition and Grade 10 class party showcased the students’ journey of inquiry and camaraderie. Our active participation in events like Autism Aura and the SEAMEI Teaching and Learning Conference underscored our commitment to inclusivity and innovation.  

As we near the end of March, we celebrate the significant intellectual and personal growth observed in our students. We eagerly anticipate the exciting adventures that lie ahead for them this summer! We extend our heartfelt gratitude for your steadfast dedication to our school community.  

Small ideas can spark big impacts :

At the groundbreaking TED-o event, our Early Years speakers engaged in thought-provoking discussions centred around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In a unique and innovative initiative, families came together to personalize cloth bags with captivating SDG designs. This collaborative effort not only showcased the power of unity across generations but also underscored our collective commitment towards building a sustainable future.  

Collaboratively shape a brighter future: 

Nord Anglia Education, in partnership with UNICEF, is proud to present a unique educational opportunity for students aged 14-18 in Houston, Texas, USA from 12-19 June. The NAE-UNICEF Summit is designed to empower students by enhancing their advocacy skills and fostering global connections through a series of engaging workshops focused on UN Sustainable Development Goals, child rights, leadership practices, and more. Our school’s NAE student ambassadors, including Rayhan Shahid Shahnavas,  Sirisha Kshatriya, and Shaaraw Darbarwar, will take the lead in spearheading initiatives aimed at addressing global challenges and driving positive change within their communities.  

University Placement :

Oakridge International School, Bachupally has an impressive track record when it comes to university placements. Our students consistently secure placements at some of the most prestigious colleges and universities worldwide. Several of our CBSE and IBDP students have already received early university offers from renowned institutions.  

Our college and career counsellors provide personalized advice, ensuring students make informed choices for their future. With our rigorous international curricula and real-world learning focus, Oakridge Bachupally stands out during college admissions. 

Feel free to reach out to our Career Counsellors Ms. Bhavya at & Ms. Grace at , if you have any specific queries. We’re here to assist you! 

Student excursions to Malaysia and Bhutan:

Our international trips to Malaysia and Bhutan, offer a harmonious blend of fun and learning, creating unforgettable experiences that broaden horizons and nurture personal growth. These opportunities not only enhance one’s knowledge and skills but also cultivate lasting memories and friendships that transcend borders and cultures.  

Summer camps from 29th April to 11th May:  

Summer camps provide a break from school routines, allowing kids to explore new interests, develop skills, and build lasting friendships in a supportive environment. By participating, children enhance confidence, resilience, and problem-solving abilities through various activities like sports, arts, outdoor excursions, and team-building exercises.  Register Here

We encourage all interested students to seize this incredible opportunity and join us on these. Join us for an unforgettable experience that will inspire, educate, and enrich your life. 

Each One Teach One :

A powerful mantra that resonates with the spirit of community and empowerment. At Oakridge International School Bachupally, this philosophy comes alive through our heartwarming initiative. Our Early Years students and Grade 1 learners joined forces with our cherished support staff, affectionately known as “Aunties.” Together, they embarked on a journey of mutual learning and growth. It reminds us that every individual possesses something valuable to offer—a lesson, a skill, a perspective. 

Global Campus and NAU- A dynamic ecosystem for learning, growth, and global connections:

Global Campus offers an array of engaging activities for students in May. From coding workshops to art competitions, students can explore their creativity and enhance their skills. Additionally, sports showcase, virtual field trips, and collaborative projects foster global connections. skills.  

For educators, NAU’s non-stop platform provides professional development opportunities, ensuring continuous growth and innovation.  Teachers can enrol in courses like Blended learning, assessment strategies, and classroom management to stay updated with the latest teaching methodologies and tools.  

Kindly mark the important dates in your calendar, and we will notify you in case of any alterations due to government regulations or unforeseen circumstances. These dates include AEM sessions, key holidays, examination schedules, and other noteworthy events scheduled for the academic year. This will enhance transparency and strengthen connectivity within the school community. 

We would like to express our sincere appreciation to all parents for their cooperation and assistance in the re-enrolment process, which has been instrumental in ensuring a seamless transition for the upcoming academic year. As we progress further, we kindly encourage parents to consider submitting the first instalment for reenrolment to secure their child’s place for the next term. Your ongoing support is greatly valued and contributes significantly to the continued success of our educational community.  

As we celebrate our young changemakers for their initiative, resilience, and commitment to building a brighter future, we eagerly anticipate the opportunity to meet with parents during the upcoming AEM sessions scheduled on the 12th and 13th of April. These meetings not only foster transparency but also strengthen the bond we share, enhancing our collaborative efforts in supporting your child’s educational journey. We extend a warm welcome to all parents and look forward to engaging in productive discussions that will benefit our school community as a whole. 

This Summer break, embark on a transformative journey of active learning with Global Campus and NAU. Immerse yourself in a dynamic realm of knowledge, innovation, and growth, where curiosity knows no bounds. 

Wishing you all a summer filled with endless adventures and relaxation! 

Baljeet Oberoi