Oakridgers building houses for the underprivileged as a part of Habitat for Humanity Program

December 12, 2019

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ~ Nelson Mandela We at Oakridge believe in it and our students always take this thought to the next level. It was an exciting moment to see how our students recently took a great opportunity to participate in the Habitat for […]

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A school project that helps rural women gain sustainable business skills

December 4, 2019

Responsible IB learners are the greatest hope for a sustainable future – says Oakridger Nihaarika Nihaarika Gopinath, a compassionate grade 11 student from Oakridge International School, Bengaluru who is dedicated to what she is learning at school. Being an enthusiastic IB learner with excellent academic records, she has won many hearts by contributing her bit […]

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Striking the balance between passion for sports and quest for academic excellence

December 3, 2019

It’s not the years of practice, but the training and hard work you put in those years that matters. An inspiring story of Sriya from Visakhapatnam Sriya Machiraju, a 16-year-old Oakridger, is an ace Golfer. However, until recently, she had never picked up a golf club. In a sport where most start golfing much early, […]

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e-waste campaign for a better future

December 2, 2019

The global information society is growing at great speed. Faster networks and newer applications and services delivered at increasingly high speeds, have brought new opportunities to many people in several sectors of the industry of today. At the same time, higher levels of disposable income, urbanization in many developing countries are leading to growing amounts […]

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An Oakridger’s reflection on reducing single-use plastic

November 5, 2019

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it” – Robert Swan With Prime minister Modi declaring 2 Oct as the ban of single-use plastic, Replace Plastic Ideathon was organized wherein corporates, startups, NGOs and students were invited to come up with ideas to replace plastic. Looking for this […]

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How career workshops in schools help students develop their successful career plans

November 5, 2019

Career workshops aid students in identifying appropriate higher education paths for their future. It exposes a lot of opportunities in a range of professional areas, which help these kids for their career preparation in their interested areas. In line with this, a dynamic career workshop for students of grade 11 and 12 was hosted on 2nd […]

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Top UK universities are pursuing this multi-talented girl from Visakhapatnam

November 1, 2019

Academic Prefect, Grade Topper, Science and Math Olympiad Champion, Spell Bee winner, and International MUN Delegate: this is Divya Sivani Bhyravajhala, a grade 12 student from Oakridge Visakhapatnam who recently received admission offers from the top UK universities such as the University of Manchester, University of Exeter, King’s College London, and the University of Bristol to study Politics, […]

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Oakridge Bachupally has been accredited with British Council International School Award 2019-2022

November 1, 2019

Being a vibrant community that tops in the international education system, Oakridge prides itself on maintaining high standards in developing global citizenship in our students. With an exemplary national and international reputation, we have been consistently making it to the top international schools in India. Oakridge Bachupally, a Nord Anglia Education School has set a […]

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The role of background knowledge in education

November 1, 2019

Background knowledge, in other words, is a glue that sticks information and learning together. Believe it or not, when you have prior knowledge about a topic, you understand it better when you start reading about it. It plays an important role in a student’s life, reading comprehension especially in the school. If students don’t have […]

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Oakridgers on a mission to beat plastic pollution in Mohali

November 1, 2019

As per a CPCB (Central Pollution Control Board) study done in 2012, India is believed to generate around 26000 tonnes of plastic per day. And the most bitter truth is, over 40% i.e., 10,000 tonnes of plastic waste is left uncollected every day which piles up in our natural environment thus polluting the land and […]

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Oakridgers in action to create a better tomorrow

October 1, 2019

60 Oakridge students volunteer for de-weeding the Neknampur lake in Hyderabad and its surroundings Protecting the natural environment is one of our most important responsibilities and each one of us plays a key role to help save the earth. The change-makers of tomorrow from Oakridge, one of the top international schools in Gachibowli recently visited […]

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The greatest mobile game ever played

September 28, 2019

A 16-year-old kid uses technology to solve real-life problems It’s been quite long since we have been talking about the urgency of ‘Golden Hour’ during an accident and the importance of giving way to an ambulance. Students from across Oakridge schools have been taking part in spreading the word through various activities and campaigns. On […]

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Educating and inspiring young minds with art

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September 24, 2019

Meet Arnav Vinod, a grade 10 student from Oakridge, also one of the top International Schools in Bengaluru, who colored the lives of 6-year-olds, by painting mural art on the walls of a classroom in a government school, located in Austin Town, Bengaluru. “As a part of my MYP Personal Project in my school,  I wanted my […]

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Making Bengaluru Water-Wise

September 13, 2019

Students and staff from Oakridge do their bit for water scarcity at Laxmipura village Globally, water scarcity has become a major issue that needs continuous attention. India is facing the worst water crisis in its history, and 21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater by 2020, a new report from the NITI Aayog said, […]

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From Anganwadi to a modern-day pre-school

September 13, 2019

There are total 14 lakh Anganwadi Centre (AWCs) sanctioned across India, out of which 13.63 lakh AWCs are operational as on 01-06-2018. Started by the Indian government in 1975 as part of the Integrated Child Development Services program to combat child hunger and malnutrition. Anganwadi means “courtyard shelter” in Indian languages. The definition of Anganwadi, as lucid as it […]

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Preparing our children for future through leadership camp

September 5, 2019

“Tomorrow’s leaders need to be equipped for tomorrow’s challenges and we must adequately prepare our children for the future they will inherit.” Oakridge, one of the top International Schools in Hyderabad believes that it is important to make a real investment in understanding our environment. In line with this, a three-day camp was organised from […]

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Splash – Because Every Child Can Paint

August 21, 2019

On 17th August 2019, Oakridge – one of the top international schools in Gachibowli, organized an art activity and dance program for 180 differently-abled children from across the city, to bring joy to them and share what we have with them, in hopes of making their day memorable. Six different schools, ‘Sri Vidhya’s Centre for […]

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Reviving the lost glory of food culture in Hyderabad

August 14, 2019

Sahil Verma of grade 11 from Oakridge, one of the best International Schools in Hyderabad, Gachibowli had the launch of his coffee table book ‘Hyd and Seekh‘ on 13th July. The book is his debut into the large literary world and an attempt to spread awareness of how diverse and rich the Hyderabadi culinary traditions are and how it is so much more […]

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Charcoholism – Revolutionizing alcohol intake effects

August 8, 2019

As per a study:  Total volume of alcohol consumed globally per year has risen by 70% since 1990 and 38% between 2010 and 2017 in India.  The estimates by the researchers suggest that by 2030, half of all adults will drink alcohol, and almost a quarter (23%) will binge drink at least once a month!  […]

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A future-ready golf star, Hriday is conquering the golfing world at just 8

August 3, 2019

From a toddler, who with a plastic golf club, mimicking his father’s swing to a WordStar qualifier to Las Vegas, USA in the youngest age group available. Hriday Rialch, an eight-year-old Indian golfer from Chandigarh, first broke 90 shot at the Junior Little Master Golf Tour and holds the T-2 position in boys under 8 […]

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From one-day hikes to climbing Bhuran Ghati: Athmika Krishnan

August 1, 2019

Starting off at an age of 3, Athmika Krishnan has always been an avid traveler and a passionate trekker, covering hikes and treks of no longer than a day in California, USA. Now at the age of 13, Athmika has successfully summitted the very challenging Buran Ghati Pass in the Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh! Buran Ghati Pass is a serene landscape that offers […]

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This is what you need to know about IKEA

July 29, 2019

Oakridger Vileena Valasareddy of grade 8B shares her learning journey from recent IKEA visit as part of the field trip. Let’s read through. “IKEA a.k.a. Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd was founded in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad; his vision was to create a better everyday life for many people. The business idea was to make a wide […]

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Play and learning – is there a connection?

July 18, 2019

In the Early Years programme, one of the challenges is the quintessential question- ‘What did you do in school today?’. One often hears the answer, “I enjoyed playing!” This is baffling for adults attuned to the idea of rote memorization and recall of information as learning. There is a misconception that play is frivolous and […]

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Data Analytics in Today’s IB World

July 17, 2019

“In today’s data-driven world…”– Ever wondered why most of the content these days start with that typical phrase? Well, let us look at some data to understand it:  “In 2018 alone, data adoption increased to 59% from 17% in 2015.”  — Data Analytics Adoption, Forbes  It has become imperative for students studying in all fields of subjects to be ‘relevant’ today. At the same time, […]

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Six traits of good learner that a student can inculcate!

July 16, 2019

We are students throughout our life. Yet some of us learn better compared to others, and some of us possess qualities, which makes us better in our ability to learn effectively. Here are six traits of a good learner: 1) School Attendance: A good learner never misses even one school day. One school day missed […]

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14-year-old city artist puts on her paintings at the State Art Gallery, Hyderabad

Tamanna at State Art Gallery with her Paintings

July 15, 2019

Tamanna Agarwal might be all of 14, but this young artist, armed with her brushes, paints the minimalistic details of the world with amazing colors. This grade 10 student from Oakridge – one of the top IB schools in Hyderabad, displayed her breathtaking artworks to the public eye. She won a lot of appreciation for […]

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For green buildings and sustainability

July 11, 2019

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it” – Robert Swan We at Oakridge believe we don’t need grand heroic actions to participate in the process of change. Small actions when multiplied by millions of people can transform the world. Keeping this in mind, Oakridge one of the […]

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Doctors get a pleasant surprise from Oakridgers on Doctor’s day

July 8, 2019

Have you ever fallen sick? How did you find a cure? Is it a doctor who prescribed your medicines? Well, we cannot deny the importance of a doctor in our lives. For our good health, there’s a doctor who has taken care of our body since our childhood. They have guided us through what’s bad […]

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Student ambassadors heading to New York for UNICEF Summit

July 4, 2019

Premium international schools group Nord Anglia Education offers a transformational education to students, which focuses not only on ensuring academic success but also on inspiring students to positively impact their individual communities and the world at large. As part of Nord Anglia Education’s collaboration with UNICEF, students across the globe have been raising awareness of […]

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USA World Open Taekwondo Champion At The Age Of 9!

July 1, 2019

“She joined taekwondo training at the age of 5, as a self-defense activity, but little did we know that she is going to excel at this sport and turn it into her passion”, recollects Mrs. Monika Taneja, Myra’s mother. Taekwondo is truly unique in offering a healthy mind, body, and lifestyle to all ages and anyone keen to […]

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What makes Oakridge an ideal place for Early Years Education?

June 29, 2019

The only organ that is not fully developed at birth is the brain. It works according to the relationships, experiences, and circumstances. Child development is not predetermined, it is dynamic and an interactive process. Emotion, language, vision and so much more are at their development peak during the first 2000 days of a child’s life. […]

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Little chess maestro set to make some big moves on world stage

June 27, 2019

What started as a pass-time for Apaar Saxena is now a serious sport, with him devoting three to four hours every day to chess. Apaar, 7, made his first move a year ago when his mother had handed over a smart phone to beat his boredom at the New Delhi airport. A year later, the first move made […]

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Oakridge students take part in the MIT STEAM Festival held in Warsaw, Poland

June 26, 2019

Nord Anglia Education Schools across Europe and the Middle East took part in a dynamic programme for young innovators at the five day MIT STEAM festival in Warsaw. Students from Oakridge International School recently attended the exciting and unique MIT Steam Festival in Warsaw. The British School Warsaw (TBS) hosted the first Europe and Middle […]

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“I missed their smiles” – A Principal’s blog

June 13, 2019

Ms. Hema Chenupatty- Principal from Oakridge International School Newton Campus was overjoyed seeing the happiness in our students as they were back to school on 12th June 2019. She expressed her emotions through tenderhearted words flowing in this article. Read to know more. The school had been so quiet without the chirpiness of the children’s […]

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7th graders create an educative game to depict the impacts of plastic pollution on oceans

June 6, 2019

The game, Guardians of the Ocean, is a single-player educational game which gives information about each marine organism displayed. The player controls a submarine and a claw, where he/she is required to traverse through the waterscape and “clean up the ocean” by collecting the plastic items using the submarine’s claw. Collection of each plastic item […]

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IBDP Graduates from Oakridge Bengaluru out-perform in University Placements

June 6, 2019

Oakridgers’ achieved outstanding placements and got into some of the Top 100 world Universities (QS 2019) This year, Oakridge IBDP students outperformed others as they grabbed admission offers into some of the most prestigious universities in the world. Over 21 students got admitted to some of the world’s best educational institutions for higher education, 7% […]

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Would you agree that robotics in academics is important?

May 31, 2019

While some people believe in the highly positive effects of robotics others are really concerned about how robots are taking over people. In today’s technology-driven world, robotics is gaining a lot of traction. We can’t deny how technology has changed everything people do things in every part of the world. From restaurants and industries to […]

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Young changemakers are in action for a good cause

May 20, 2019

If not now then when? If not you then who? Decide your actions according to what story you want to be written in history. Because it’s all up to you. Around 1,50,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents, which is about 400 fatalities a day. 2 out of 10 patients die in an […]

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Hour of Code– Siddharth Diwan’s Journey Towards Humanitarian Work

May 14, 2019

“We’re no longer called Gen-Z; we’re called Gen-S! Generation of Solvers!”– meet Siddharth Diwan, a grade XI student who has set an exemplifying path forward where technology meets purpose. Siddharth has won the 2019 Diana Award, the most prestigious accolade a young person aged 9-25 years can receive for their social action or humanitarian work. […]

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Students Build Racing Car Prototype for F1 in Schools Championship

May 2, 2019

F1 in Schools is an international STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) competition for school children, in which groups of 3–6 students have to design and manufacture a miniature car out of the official F1 Model Block using CAD/CAM design tools. The cars are powered by CO₂ cartridges and are attached to a track by […]

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Students revolutionize the face of beauty products

April 20, 2019

Do you know, the skin is our largest organ, and what we put on it can be absorbed into our bloodstream? The beauty products we use are known to be made up of 10,000 different chemical ingredients that are downright deadly. They can be as dangerous as cancer, damaging the reproductive system, or disrupting the […]

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An IBDP Grade 11 program is a gateway to the Ivy League Universities

April 20, 2019

Cambridge, Yale, Oxford, Harvard, Princeton, Imperial, Stanford, NYU! Wouldn’t you like to get admission in one of the top universities of the world? Did you say, yes? Well, then you might also like to know what it takes to get into one of the top world universities. If yes, you have browsed the right page. […]

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Young Oakridgers flaunt their awe-inspiring entrepreneurial skills at the trade fair

April 19, 2019

Have you ever witnessed multiple talents under one roof? Well, recently our budding yet passionate exhibitors put their talents on display. The students of grade 4 participated in the trade fair held at Oakridge – one of the best International Schools in Hyderabad, showcased and demonstrated some amazing products created by themselves. The atmosphere was […]

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Your child’s big break during the summers

March 26, 2019

From matriculation through graduation, the goals for expected student learning have become ambitious and wide-ranging. Students of today’s age have to not only excel in academics but are also required to be exposed to sports, social events, and co-curricular activities; to become a holistic individual. This is because Universities across the globe look for students […]

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Indian Cricket legend VVS Laxman shares key mantras for achieving success with Oakridge students

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March 26, 2019

Former Indian Test Cricketer, Cricket commentator and mentor to the IPL Franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad, VVS Laxman was recently in Visakhapatnam to give an awe-inspiring talk session to the kids of Oakridge, one of the top International Schools in Vizag. The talk is part of the on-going ‘OAKINSPIREON talk series’ being conducted by Oakridge, where inspirational […]

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Night Time Brushing Initiative – Inculcating good habits for life in children

March 19, 2019

Wouldn’t you agree acquiring good habits is an important part of the learning process? Because a child’s mind is innocent and believes in whatever they see or being told by elders, it’s important to develop good habits before they reach their teens. They should be shown the right behaviors in the right way, in a […]

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Tvisha, a girl who has grown with Oakridge

Oakridger Tvisha currently studying in New York University

March 15, 2019

Oakridger Tvisha Mehta, who was recently graduated from NYU, was part of one of the first batches of students to join Oakridge, way back in 2001. With her blue eyes and ever smiling face, little Tvisha walked into the school each day filled with curiosity and a spirit of exploration. Over the years, Tvisha took […]

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Winter Internship Programme for Oakridgers – A great work-life exposure!

March 9, 2019

The Winter Internship Programme was offered to the students with the aim of providing them with hands-on experience in their chosen field, to empower them to make informed decisions regarding their own future. It has been a great opportunity to get real-world experience. Winter Internships were offered to Grade 11 and 12 CBSE and IBDP […]

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MYP personal project exhibition comes alive at Oakridge International School

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March 7, 2019

The way to change the world is through individual responsibility and taking local action in your own community. -Jeff Bridges Students of Grade 10 MYP from Oakridge, one of the top international schools in Hyderabad brought these words into action on 26 February 2019 while showcasing their Personal Projects through an exhibition. Year-in and year-out, […]

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Oakridge’s contribution to make India a better place to live wins top position at Behtar India Finale

March 6, 2019

If only every person stops polluting the public places, the roads of India will be so much cleaner. Instead of cribbing about the problems and blame each other, the government and so on, it’s better to change our own habits. If we want to change the world and make India a better place to live, […]

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Oakridge students launch ‘Give Way to Ambulance Initiative’ across multiple cities

March 6, 2019

“I was rushing my uncle to the hospital and got stuck in the traffic midway. The traffic congestion was caused by two motorists verbally fighting over whose fault it was and didn’t clear the way even though they heard the ambulance’s siren. Thankfully, some people volunteered and tried clearing the traffic and we made it […]

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Mrs. India Shilpa Reddy at CASnival, an event that supports a good cause

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February 28, 2019

CASnival – Where creativity, activity, and service meets fun School carnivals/fundraisers are a hit with students and parents alike. This works as hitting two targets with one arrow. On the one hand, it helps the underprivileged and on the other hand, it helps develop the nature of kindness and compassion in kids. Keeping this in […]

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Best outdoor experience for your kid to discover new leadership skills

February 2, 2019

From peaks of the wall to the surface of the water, every outdoor exploration offers an experience that will challenge both physically and mentally. Outdoor adventure exploration at an early age is a great way for teens to take the lead. These kind of intense programs are experiential and skill-based as it involves them in […]

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Oakridgers addressing gender inequality by spreading awareness through street play

January 31, 2019

This Republic Day, student artists from Oakridge International School decided to make a difference. The street play staged by Grade 10 students from Oakridge Bengaluru carried out a strong message to audiences on the occasion of Republic Day this year. They hit the streets to challenge the societal pressures and gender inequality on Church Street […]

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Did you ever think that maybe what you see is not all there is

January 29, 2019

Do you think, our life is all about how it looks? Well, here’s the TEDx Oakridge Intl School Einstein that had brilliant speakers, thought-provoking videos and mind-blowing conversation on the topic “What you see is not what you get”. The event took place on 4th January 2019 at Oakridge, one of the top IGCSE schools […]

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School students stress the importance of giving way to ambulance when on roads

January 28, 2019

Did you know, around 1,50,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents, which is about 400 fatalities a day. 2 out of 10 patients die in an ambulance before reaching the hospital in India. More than 50% of heart attack cases reach hospital late. The initial treatment to the patient in the very first […]

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Brilliant business idea by school students catches eye-balls at recent city summit

January 25, 2019

If you’re running a business or a company, would you not love to have creative and efficient manpower working for you at low costs? And do you remember the days when you were in school and would be dying to get some industry experience behind you? Well, these two things are now possible, thanks to […]

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Young coders from across the country come together to solve real-world problems

January 25, 2019

Oakridge International School hosted Codefest 2019, the Season 2 of Bengaluru’s first overnight school coding event on 19th and 20th January. Continuing with the overwhelming popularity received last year, this year also witnessed a tremendous response and huge participation of about 32 teams with over 100 students from different states including Karnataka, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Andhra […]

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10 surefire tips to develop your child’s imagination

January 16, 2019

Imagination! What does this mean? Is it creativity or mental imagery? Imagination is a uniquely human ability which allows us to explore ideas of things that are not in our present surrounding sometimes not even real. What is imagined is generated from within. It is created from the memory, and is used in a whole […]

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Oakridge Bengaluru witnessed an exhibition of MYP Personal Projects Year 5 on 7th December 2018

January 5, 2019

Passion Project… If you are passionate about it, pursue it, no matter what anyone else thinks.  That’s how dreams are achieved and it is known that when passion and skill work together, the end result is often a masterpiece. This is what Oakridge, India’s top International School witnessed on the morning of Dec 7th, 2018 […]

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Student entrepreneurs are getting ready with their big ideas!

January 3, 2019

The grand finale of the Schoolpreneur Summit 2018, also known as India’s biggest idea pitching event at the school level was hosted by Metamorphosis in association with Oakridge International School on 22nd December. The event was presided by the distinguished guests from different honorable fields including A.K.Goel, former advisor, Planning and Energy, Government of Telangana; […]

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If you had to create one thing for the world, what would you create?

January 2, 2019

To some extent, we all can agree that the world is controlled by the technology. It’s hard to imagine a life without the use of machines today. From the dawn to dusk, we are all engaged in driving the machines for our convenience. Be it the digital alarm clock we use to wake up on […]

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Awe-inspiring art from around the world showcased by little tots from Oakridge Einstein

December 31, 2018

Little tots of EYP2 displayed spectacular art at the 9th Founder’s Day celebration of Oakridge Bachupally “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas Art has a vital role in education. Involvement of the arts helps students in their personal, social, and academic development. Essentially, it helps the […]

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3 significant reasons why ‘Leadership Winter Camp’ is great for your children

December 29, 2018

We have already approached in the months of winter and we can witness a lot of camps in action. It’s always amazing to see just how many students have a great time with their camp experiences. However, it’s the benefits and the outcomes; the stories of the positive impact that really stand out. Risk and […]

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Oakridgers celebrated Christmas in style

December 29, 2018

It’s that time of year again when the days grow shorter and colder. A month full of celebration when kids look for the tinkling sound of the Jingle bell with a hope to meet Santa Claus and receive presents from him. It’s that time of year when each home decorates the fir tree with sparkling […]

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Spreading the essence of mathematics in a fun way

December 28, 2018

Oakridgers had a playful math education carnival Do you enjoy math? The actual fun in math is the time when you solve the problem through. Won’t you agree? Mathematics is an art. For many it’s interesting and for many it’s boring. As boring as mathematics may seem, the study translates into benefits for education as […]

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Celebration of One Nation Reading Together

December 11, 2018

WE READ MORE TO LEARN MORE The mind is a muscle and it needs exercise. Doing the exercise of reading, it helps develop the mind. Apart from understanding the written word, the young children grow the ability to use vocabulary and develop language skills. This apart, reading also expands listening skills which help focus on […]

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Are you providing your children enough opportunities to develop their imagination

November 30, 2018

Imagination is creativity in action! The importance of Imagination Have you ever seen your kid imagining? Have you ever got an opportunity to indulge in their imaginary world? Well, if your kid is able to imagine, nothing great than that. In today’s fastest-growing world, children need to develop the ability to imagine things. At a […]

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Oakridge Newton Campus conducted Ellipse 2018, an Inter-School Mathematics League – 1st Edition

November 28, 2018

On the 24th of November 2018, the Oakridge, one of the top International Schools in Hyderabad, Newton campus hosted an Inter-School Mathematics competition, called ‘Ellipse’, which had some of the best schools from Hyderabad participating in it. This annual Inter-School Mathematics League “Ellipse-2018” the first edition was a teacher and student-led initiative, driven by the […]

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Little Einstein learners sowing the seeds of experiential learning

November 27, 2018

Studies in plant sciences are grounded in concepts aimed to acquaint students with nature through experiential learning. Instead of diluting these concepts in a traditional lecture, we engaged Oakridge Einstein Grade 1 learners in the complexity of problem-solving and critical thinking inherent in addressing agriculture and natural resource issues. We build the foundation of experiential […]

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Over 150 business ideas were screened by the students at India’s biggest idea pitching event at the school level

November 26, 2018

Roadshow to Schoolpreneur Summit 2018 was organized for developing entrepreneurship in students through new methods of learning On 17, the young aspiring entrepreneurs geared towards pitching their business ideas at the Schoolpreneurship Summit 2018 Roadshow, held on this Saturday at Oakridge, one of the top International Schools in Hyderabad Gachibowli. Around 257 students from 37 […]

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Fortune Magazine Once Again Names Oakridge in the “FUTURE 50 SCHOOLS” List That’s Shaping Student Success in 2018

November 20, 2018

Oakridge International School is highly honoured to be once again enlisted among the Best 50 Schools of India as per Future 50 Schools Shaping Success 2018. In 2017, Oakridge International School Bachupally campus earned the accreditation, this year, it’s a proud moment for us to announce that Oakridge’s Bangalore and Hyderabad (Newton and Einstein) campuses […]

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Action-packed Children’s day fete at Oakridge created unforgettable moments for our students

November 15, 2018

“Children are like buds in a garden and should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow.” – Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru “Children’s day”- The very word conjures a sense of excitement and a day full of fun-filled activities. This exact essence was replicated here at Oakridge […]

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Oakridge conducted a free health check-up camp for underprivileged school children

November 13, 2018

A step towards building a better society Camp wellness is one of the many initiatives that Oakridge, known to be the best International Schools in Hyderabad takes up to improve the society and give its students the chance to shine and help others around them. Camp wellness this year was conducted on 10 Nov 2018 […]

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Mock election activity by the students of CBSE Grade 9

November 5, 2018

The activity was designed to mimic real elections and used to teach students about the election process. It was held purely as a teaching-learning practice, which is a great tool to help non-voters have a voice of their own if held alongside the real election. Prior to the election process, students formed their own parties […]

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Do you have a life-changing business idea? Here are some surefire tips to pitch your idea

October 31, 2018

For students who have incredible business ideas and want to transform them as a reality, Oakridge in association with Metamorphosis (Organiser) brings India’s biggest idea pitching event to Hyderabad. Oakridge, one of the top International Schools in Hyderabad is sponsoring the Schoolpreneur Summit 2018 which has been scheduled to take place this December at its […]

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Inspiring the entrepreneurs of tomorrow

October 31, 2018

An entrepreneurial mind always sees the big picture and actively seeks ideas that can solve a problem, impacting thousands of people. Oakridge, one of the best International Schools in Hyderabad in association with Metamorphosis brings Schoolpreneur Summit 2018 to Hyderabad on 22nd December. Being India’s biggest idea pitching event at a school level, it gives […]

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Oak explorers mobilize access to drinking water and sanitation services for underprivileged in Indonesia

October 29, 2018

CAS trip to the Island of Bintan – Indonesia Being kind to others is being kind to yourself. Inculcating kindness and gratitude from an early age in a child will help shape their personality as a better person. Teaching children ways to treat things with care helps them develop the understanding of how one feels […]

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Oakridgers building classrooms in a rural village near Karjat

October 26, 2018

Supporting the efforts of Habitat for Humanity to rebuild the nation While academic excellence is important, it has been our endeavor at Oakridge International School to create an environment that incubates leadership qualities in our young minds. Preparing our students, for the future involves developing their curiosity, initiative, helping nature in social activities and team […]

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Do you recognize these famous places? Our students recently visited

October 22, 2018

Grade 4 and 5 of Oakridge traveled to Mysore, Coorg, and Bengaluru from 9th–13th October 2018 and made memories for a lifetime. Taking an adventurous vacation will undoubtedly lead you to do things that you wouldn’t think to do at the comfort of your home. It can actually do more to improve your quality of life […]

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Young kids understanding and addressing the real-world problems at Bengaluru JMUN 2018

October 11, 2018

“The Model United Nations is a unique experience, where students gain skills in research, communication, teamwork, leadership, but most importantly, you understand how to make settlement and negotiation to reach a consensus. Especially, it introduces these skills to children at a young age, inculcates them into the world of politics and debate. Student delegates learned […]

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Oakridge receives top honours at the Education World Rankings 2018

October 6, 2018

From expert educational professionals to parents and students in 27 cities, and a wide range of top education hubs across India have recognized Oakridge campuses among India’s top schools in EWISRA 2018. Education World organized its 12th annual EW India School Rankings 2018-19 Awards, which took place from September 28-29 at The Leela Ambience in […]

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Over 450 students came forward to heal the ocean in Visakhapatnam

October 3, 2018

The beach clean-up is a unique opportunity to generate awareness both within the student’s body, parents and the wider public domain to safeguard our seas and oceans for future generations. Oakridge students are committed to creating awareness on limiting human-caused damage to the marine ecosystem, restoring the damaged marine ecosystem and preserving vulnerable species of […]

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Role of grandparents in a child’s life

October 1, 2018

How the interaction of children with their grandparents helps infuse values, history and experiences in them “Grandparents’ knowledge is invaluable and their love is unconditional.” There is no question on the special bond of grandparents and their grandchildren. From ages, grandparents have played a very important role in family life. They are a wealth of […]

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Oakridgers donate 18649 kgs of used newspaper and lead the race in NDTV Behtar India Initiative

September 26, 2018

The 3rd edition of the summit hosted in Oakridge Hyderabad Oakridge, one of the Top International Schools in Hyderabad won the highest ranking in the NDTV Behtar India’s Newspaper recycling contest leaderboard. This contest brought together hundreds of students from schools across the country as they participated in donating more number of used newspapers for […]

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Boosting up the self-confidence of students through Oakventure

September 17, 2018

Oak Venture – A student exchange program to help students grow personally as well as professionally “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine Student Exchange Programs broaden students’ educational experiences and intercultural understanding. It helps in building a better person, who is able to […]

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12 schools participated in a celebration of talent creating a joyous atmosphere at Oakridge

September 3, 2018

Treasure Fest 2018 was organized by Oakridge International School, Newton Campus from 29 -31 August. Various schools from different parts of Hyderabad participated in different competitions and under different categories of the Sports, Literary events, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, and Creative Arts of Treasure Fest 2018. It’s a platform for students to come and show […]

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What is Oakventure?

September 1, 2018

Oakventure is an inter-campus student exchange program which helps students in venturing for knowledge and all-round development. Participating in an exchange program offers students an opportunity to immerse themselves in a new culture, get to know a new family, make new friends and experience a different part of the country. Oakridge intercampus student exchange program […]

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PAT – A platform for students to bring their own interests, observations, and talents to the classroom

August 31, 2018

Oakridge, being one of the top IB Schools in Hyderabad, is creating a positive, fun and welcoming space for some of the most talented young students where they can really stretch themselves and be challenged. We are aware of the academic talent of our students and yet get pleasantly surprised every time the child illustrates […]

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Oakridgers Taking Step Towards the Clean Environment

August 30, 2018

Our environment needs to be protected. Planting a million trees won’t help save our planet until we don’t protect our environment from pollution. It is more of a moral obligation for human beings to protect the environment from pollution that leads to environmental degradation. It’s our responsibility to take care of the environment and make […]

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SPLASH – Know what all happened when the differently abled children visited Oakridge

August 24, 2018

“Splash” – a sit and draw competition for differently abled children was held at Oakridge, one of the top International Schools in Hyderabad on Saturday –18th August 2018. This initiative was taken to encourage the artistic ability and give creative freedom for especially abled children who do not have scope to participate in competitions of […]

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SPLASH 2018: An Artistic Forum for Expression!

August 21, 2018

A CAS Activity for the differently abled Expression is a fundamental right of every child. Keeping this in mind, on the 18th of August, 2018, hundreds of differently abled students from all across best Schools in Hyderabad gathered at Oakridge International School, Newton Campus, Gachibowli for an experience to express their creativity, thoughts, and ideas, and […]

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A guest lecture by Ms. Sirisha Spoondla on Recruitment and Staffing

August 20, 2018

Oakridge, as being one of the Top International Schools in Hyderabad, started OAK INSPIREON,  for experts to talk that inspire students. This platform brings great minds which help students a real-world understanding of concepts and subjects. In line with this, a guest lecture by Ms. Sirisha Spoondla, HR – Head of Callidus cloud was conducted on […]

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400 Students voice their views on on-going world affairs

August 9, 2018

OAKMUN 2018 – A platform for young students to explore and develop leadership It’s never easy sitting in that conference hall, colliding into the heated debate among countless other delegations to propose solutions to the complex problems of our globe. Mastering the speeches to apply for the council debates are known to be the most […]

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Oakridgers putting garbage to good use for a good cause

August 6, 2018

Recycling is one of the best ways to save our environment. It helps to reduce pollution caused by waste. Because if we recycle the used materials, the new products that are made by extracting raw material from the Earth, through mining and forestry could be preserved. In the process of recycling, used materials are converted […]

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How PYP Exhibition plays a big role in the IB PYP Programme?

July 17, 2018

What is the PYP exhibition? PYP exhibition is all about ‘Student Learning’. It’s a culminating event of a primary students’ education. It represents the culmination of who our students are as learners and demonstrate what they achieved in all areas of the Primary Years Programme. An IB PYPian learns to be an internationally-minded student who […]

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See what the inventive minds of Oakridge have done

July 12, 2018

It is rightly said, “Today’s Science is tomorrow’s technology”. The CBSE Science department of grade 9, at Oakridge, one of the best CBSE schools in Hyderabad, Newton campus, worked on these lines to put up a Science Event-Inventive Minds on Wednesday, the 4 July 2018. Students of CBSE grade 9 had an enriching learning experience […]

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ASK TALK brought bundles of information about cyber security for students

July 11, 2018

What is the best way of imparting knowledge, attitude, skills at the same time to the learners? As a school, it is our constant endeavor to create opportunities for our students. ASK talk is one such unique forum, where we invite delegates from various industries either from our parent community or external industry experts. The […]

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Can field trips give better understanding of the outside world?

July 11, 2018

Field trips provide students with experiences outside their everyday activities It gives students educational experiences away from their regular school environment. Be it the zoos, nature centers, community agencies, government agencies, local businesses, or science museums, these experiences change student’s perspectives on how they look at things for the rest of their lives. Grade 10 […]

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Ayush Rudraraju, the modern-age Arjun & rising star of the shooting world

June 27, 2018

Oakridger and Oak Achiever Ayush Rudraraju of Grade 12 is now the champion of the shooting world. Watch the full video to know more about him and his achievements here.  He aced in the world of shooting and the awards and achievements he has won reiterate his versatility as a shooter. Here are some of them- […]

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SGLI 2018 – Future leaders are ready to tackle the global conservation crisis

June 25, 2018

Around 35 student leaders from across the globe took part in the third edition of Oakridge SGLI (Student Global Leadership Institute) 2018 Program, held from 11th to 20th June in Hyderabad. Oakridge, top schools in Hyderabad partnership with the prestigious Punahou School, Hawaii, USA organized this 10-day program to develop the vision of the young […]

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Important benefits of Yoga for students

June 22, 2018

4th International Yoga Day Celebration at Oakridge International School, Newton Campus Learning ‘Yoga’ at an early age can have lasting and immense benefits on the overall health and well-being of the student. It helps the body to relax, soothes mind, and make the body flexible as well as improves concentration power. Stuck between a variety […]

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Every movie has a lesson! Jurassic World – A Prodigious Experience for Oakridgers

June 8, 2018

On the 08 June, nearly 550 Oakridgers from Newton Campus – CBSE grades 7 to 11 headed to Asia’s largest theater Prasad’s to watch the movie Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom. This was integrated with the curriculum as students are working on an integrated project with their academic practices. Like writing a review of the […]

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How to encourage children to enjoy reading books?

Best School in Chandigarh

May 31, 2018

Book Fair 2018 at Oakridge International School, Mohali Learning is a process of development in the lives of human beings. All the beautiful learning and information lies in the books. It’s that one source where children can acquire so much of this world’s reality and understand the society. Because it is through stories that we define our […]

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Oakridge team win laurels in the Punjab State Yoga & Artistic yoga Championship

May 9, 2018

Oakridge International School students won several medals at the Punjab State Yoga and Artistic Yoga Championship under the 8–12 age category held on 5 May 2018 at the Magnet Resort, Ferozepur Road in Ludhiana. Among 230 student participants from 9 neighboring districts, 18 students were from Oakridge Mohali. Each student participant from Oakridge, one of […]

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410 acts of kindness by Hyderabad kids from Oakridge! #KindnessCalling

April 11, 2018

Kids from Oakridge, one of the best IB Schools in Hyderabad have taken up an initiative called #KindnessCalling, which is going viral each day. Through this initiative, they are inspiring many people on how doing small acts of kindness can make a big difference to the world. Just in a couple of months, they have […]

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Hyderabad school kid turns her passion into compassion!

Ananya Polisetthy from Oakridge turns her passion into compassion!

April 7, 2018

We always do what makes us happy, but imagine when your happiness can turn into someone else’s happiness. A 10th-grade student from Oakridge International School Hyderabad, Ananya Polisetty is doing the exact thing. She is a passionate photographer and really loves being creative to produce high standard images. “I’ve always been fascinated with seizing moments […]

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Oakridge Summer Champs 2018

March 22, 2018

Oakridge International school launches its summer camp for 2018. The only chance for your kid to have a summer full of adventure and learning. This camp will provide an opportunity for your kid to enhance its physical and mental abilities with the wide range of activities to learn from. Activities- Mind Dynamics, Robotics, Zorbing, Rope […]

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Commonwealth Yuva Summit 2018 at Oakridge International School

Coomonwealth Yuva Summit 2018 at Oakridge International School

March 21, 2018

The first edition of the Commonwealth Yuva Summit was held on the 17th March. Supported by the British Deputy High Commission, Oakridge, one of the best CBSE Schools in Hyderabad, Newton Campus conducted this one-day event. The Summit saw participation from 13 schools in Hyderabad and students were part of 7 committees that discussed currents […]

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What it takes to make it to Top Universities of the world?

March 19, 2018

Cambridge, Yale, Oxford, Harvard, Princeton, Imperial, Stanford – these are among the world’s top universities, and institutions that have great appeal. No wonder it inspires awe in many students as well as their parents considering degree study. While getting admissions into one of these universities is a hard nut to crack. Overall, it has become […]

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Oakridger Rinesh covered 100 kilometers cycling at just the age of 11

Oakridger Rinesh covered 100 kilometers cycling at just the age of 10

March 19, 2018

To achieve a goal, one is required to have strong dedication and focus. Practice is the next important thing to succeed in achieving the goal. Rinesh of Grade 5 from Oakridge, one of the top schools in Bengaluru did the exact. Being at the very early age, he has started some serious cycling sometime last September […]

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MYP students’ visit to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Museum

MYP students’ visit to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Museum

March 16, 2018

Students from grades 8 and 9 went on a field trip to HAL Museum Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum – the first of its kind in India was established in the year 2001. The museum is spread across 4 acres of land and displays various aircraft models. On a bright sunny […]

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Students across the grades presented their tech knowledge at ‘Oak Tech Week 2018’

March 8, 2018

Oak Tech Week special assembly was conducted by the learners of Grade II to V where they presented a skit explaining the 17 Global Goals proposed by UN and reflected upon the needs and necessities to achieve those goals. Mr. Gaurav Sharma, Vice President – IBM India Software Labs and Parent of Krishiv Sharma from […]

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Rally action taken to spread awareness of sustainability of resources

March 8, 2018

The word “Sustainability” is a combination of “sustain” and “ability”. It is the property of biological systems to remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are the examples of sustainable biological systems. Sustainability can be defined as the study of how natural systems function, remain diverse and produce everything it needs for the […]

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Oakridgers launched their rockets at Oak Science Fest on National Science Day

National Science Day

March 7, 2018

As India celebrates the National Science Day on February 28 every year to spread the message of the importance of science and its application among the people, Oakridge, one of the best Schools in Bengaluru organized an Oak Science Fest to celebrate it. On this day in 1928, Indian Scientist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman discovered […]

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Importance of effective communication for future success

March 6, 2018

How Grade V Oakridgers realized the importance of communication Skills? Communication is simply the act of transferring information from one place to another. An effective spoken communication requires being able to express your ideas and views clearly, confidently and concisely in speech, tailoring your content and style to the audience and promoting free-flowing communication. Being […]

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Bringing the world into classroom through Skype

March 5, 2018

Skype Session with Candor International School on Vehicular Pollution Vehicle pollution, also known as Transport or Motor Pollution introduces harmful pollutants into the environment by vehicles. Pollutants include Carbon monoxide; Hydrogen, Nitrogen Oxide, particulate matter; Ammonia and Sulphur Dioxide which have several bad effects on human health and the ecosystem. Transportation is a major source […]

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Flipped Classroom by Oakridgers on Research Methodology

Flipped Classroom by Oakridgers on Research Methodology

March 3, 2018

A Research Methodology is basically a systematic plan for conducting research. Sociologists draw on a variety of both qualitative and quantitative research methods, including experiments, survey research, participant observation, and secondary data. According to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Research Methodology is a crucial paper in Psychology Higher Level (HL). This paper aims to inculcate an in-depth knowledge of Ethical issues, […]

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Kids are up to something very special, something that can change the world forever!

March 2, 2018

One early morning, Srihitha realized that of all the basic necessities in life, food stands topmost. The feeling of hunger can drive people insane and make them weak both physically and mentally. It is then she decided, she wanted to do something that can at least take away this feeling of hunger from the world, […]

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Growing plants without soil is now made possible by a Mohali school student

Growing plants without soil is now made possible by a Mohali school student

February 27, 2018

Arjun Jain of 7th Grade from Oakridge, one of the top CBSE schools in Chandigarh, Mohali along with his other 4 friends made growing plants without soil now possible. Their innovation, Vedaponics-The Mist maker received the third prize at the Innovation Fair that helps grow a plant without soil. Innovation Fair held at Venue Delhi […]

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Oakridger Avinash wins the sport of memory

Oakridger Avinash wins the sport of memory

February 27, 2018

Breaking all the memory boundaries, a 12-year-old student of Oakridge, one of the best IB Schools in Hyderabad, Avinash Sai Gogineni proved his impeccable skills at the 26th World Memory Championships in Shenzhen, China last December. He along with 17 other teammates represented India and made our country proud. Avinash wins the No. 3 position […]

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Oakridge Celebrates National Science Day with Oak Science Fest 2017-18

February 23, 2018

Oakridge, one of the Best IB Schools in Bengaluru is all set to celebrate ‘National Science Day’ on February 28, 2018, in the form of Oak Science Fest. “National Science Day” is celebrated in India on 28th February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian Physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. The Raman Effect was […]

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An attitude of gratitude by little tots of Oakridge!

An attitude of gratitude by little tots of Oakridge!

February 21, 2018

Oakridgers thanking the Sub-Staff Members What else could be a better way to be thankful, than to spend your time with someone who helps you get through your day smoothly. To show their ‘Attitude for Gratitude’, the class parent representatives and volunteers worked in collaboration with the teachers and students to thank the sub-staff and […]

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Oakridgers of Grade 1 on a rally to ‘Save the Earth’

Rally to Save the Earth by Grade 1 Children

February 14, 2018

Grade 1 Oakridgers had their Unit on “How the World Works”. At the end of the unit, they exhibited their Research projects as a Gallery Walk. Children went out on a Rally around the school campus as a part of ‘Action taken’. Preparations began much ahead with children understanding the problems facing the earth, and […]

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Learning comes from involvement

Learning comes from involvement

February 13, 2018

Learning is an instructional method that engages students in reading, writing, problem-solving, discussion which promotes analysis, synthesis and evaluation of school content as well as real-world experiences. The traditional views of teaching and learning is that students were told information to understand and memorize it which were then tested on that information. Involvement of students, […]

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MIT Science and Technology Program

February 9, 2018

OIS Newton is organizing a Science and Technology camp – MIT Boston, for 11 days for the students in association with Learn2Lead a company works to bring high quality educational programs, counselling and consulting services to the higher education sector in India. The program would be held in Boston. MIT – Science and Technology (Massachusetts […]

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Eduquest West Coast Tour

February 8, 2018

OIS Newton is organizing a West Coast Corporate Tour for 9 days for the students in association with Eduquest – an educational outreach company that works to bring in high quality educational programs that provide a global exposure to students. The program would be held in Seattle and San Francisco About the Program The University […]

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Oakridge Bengaluru felicitates OakChamps for scoring the Highest Points

Oakridge Bangalore felicitates OakChamps for scoring the Highest Points

February 3, 2018

Aditya K Lingam, Daksh Tayalia, Samudrika Gopinath and Rhea Lalawani from Grade V and VI were the highest scorers this time. OakChamp is a motivational tool to make kids aspire to improve intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially, and make them a more responsible person. Through the OakChamp initiative, the management of Oakridge, one of the […]

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Oakridgers journey to Ancient Greece and Corinth without passport

Oakridgers journey to Ancient Greece and Corinth without passport

February 2, 2018

It’s a small world after all The Grade 5 PYP students of Oakridge Einstein campus have traveled to Ancient Greece and Corinth on 31 Jan without a passport. Curious to know how they did it? “Skype in the Classroom” offers a variety of virtual field trips allows students to travel around the world. The virtual […]

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Oakridge wins Zonal Topper Award in International French Spell Bee Competition

Oakridge wins Zonal Topper Award in International French Spell Bee Competition

January 29, 2018

The students of Oakridge, one of the Best Schools in Bengaluru participated in the International French Spell Bee organized by Frehindi organization, a Student Benefit Organization striving to help students become global citizens by providing Global exposure via languages, cultural exchange programs, contests and access to international education opportunities. The contest comprised of 3 rounds. […]

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Teaching personal safety skills to young children is vital

Teaching personal safety skills to young children is vital

January 23, 2018

Personal safety must be a number one priority for the young children. Personal safety education for primary school students, therefore, is a comprehensive approach to providing children with practical empowerment and assertiveness skills in order to minimize their risk to abuse. Such an education in the school itself teaches children about their own feelings relating […]

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What is the Role of Artificial Intelligence in Education

What is the Role of Artificial Intelligence in Education

January 22, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) has slowly but surely entered every area of our lives, from online shopping to TV viewing to everything. AI or Artificial Intelligence, in other words, is the study of man-made computational devices and systems. Today, AI has been a hot topic everywhere and is making its way into education. However, some say […]

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Oakridge students lead by example in reducing food wastage

Oakridge students lead by example in reducing food wastage

January 10, 2018

Oakridge, one of the best Schools in Chandigarh adopted an initiative to reduce food loss in order to make a difference to the society and has successively recorded 0% food wastage for two weeks at its campus. This one-of-its-kind initiative was taken by the principled learners of Oakridge who think actions always speak better than […]

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Oakridge hosts a thrilling winter camp for developing future leaders

January 6, 2018

Cultivating the next generation of leaders is something Oakridge strongly believes in. Keeping young explorers engaged and productive this winter with a three-day-long camp, Oakridge, one of the best CBSE schools in Visakhapatnam concludes its 2nd edition of Leadership Winter Camp this year in its Tagarapuvalasa campus. This winter adventure program has been a memorable […]

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The Role of Enrichment Education Program for Academically Talented Students (P.A.T)

The Role of Enrichment Education Program for Academically Talented Students

January 5, 2018

P.A.T. is an enrichment education program which provides a unique array of advanced programs for academically talented students. The students were put through a series of evaluation in order to be enrolled in the program. The primary aim of the program is to provide children with a challenging environment which will foster holistic development and […]

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Positive effects of parent involvement in students’ learning at school

Why getting parents involved in schools for students’ learning is important?

December 30, 2017

Inviting guest speakers into the classroom has become an important part of the education experience for students these days. In this context, what else can be better when the children get an experience to see their own parents teaching in the school they study. Students not only get exposed to the real-world life experiences from […]

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Why the first 2000 days matter in a child’s life?

Why the first 2000 days matter in a child's life?

December 28, 2017

Brains are built not born! The only organ that is not fully developed at birth is the brain. It works according to the relationships, experiences, and circumstances. Child development is not predetermined, it is dynamic and an interactive process. Emotion, language, vision and so much more are at their development peak during the first 2000 […]

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Why we celebrate ‘Curriculum Day’ at our schools?

Why we celebrate ‘Curriculum Day’ at our schools?

December 27, 2017

Every parent wants to know what their children are learning in school. Being in a position of an educator’s role, it is important for us to ensure that their curriculum is shared with every stakeholder in the community. But beyond this, parents may want to know why certain things are being taught in your school […]

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5 ways in which great teachers inspire accountability and responsibility in students

December 26, 2017

The late President of India, Hon. APJ Abdul Kalam was one of the foremost space scientists India has ever produced. During his stint as the Project Director for the launch of a space shuttle, he failed the first time as the rocket plunged into the sea! He was sorely disappointed and worried about how he […]

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Soch : Our thinking defines us

Soch : Our thinking defines us

December 26, 2017

Scintillating showcase of world-class education at the Founder’s Day Celebration of Oakridge International School, Mohali Oakridge, one of the best International Schools in Chandigarh, Mohali campus wore a festive air as the school celebrated it 5th Founder’s Day to commemorate 5 glorious years of delivering world class International curriculum in the Tricity and the state […]

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Reviving the reading culture

REVIVING THE READING CULTURE

December 22, 2017

This article illustrates a way of promoting a school’s library as a hub for learning. Author – Karuna Swaminathan, Oakridge International School The library is the hub of the PYP, a learning environment apart from the classroom and a place where learning is enhanced. Books allow for students to visualize their fantasies, dream of unimaginable […]

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The role of entrepreneurship and innovation education in student learning

The role of entrepreneurship and innovation education in student learning

December 19, 2017

In the last few decades, the idea of infusing entrepreneurship and innovation into education has spurred much enthusiasm. With its diverse range of benefits, the education delivers the right skills for the labour market and the growth of entrepreneurship. These skills can support the young generation to secure their economic growth and enable businesses to […]

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5 ways great teacher inspires love for learning in children

5 ways great teacher inspires love for learning in children

December 18, 2017

Teachers play a huge role in inspiring a lifelong love for learning in children. Here are some of the ways I have seen this happen. 1) Building relationships with parents If teachers and parents of students constantly work together, the students continuously get the same message. This ensures that there is no ambiguity regarding what […]

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Oakridge hosts the biggest multi city school quiz competition, OAKiq 2017

OAK IQ 2017 by Oakridge

December 14, 2017

The second edition of OAKiq 2017 Grand Finale, India’s biggest multi-city quiz competition held on 25 November 2017 at Hyderabad, organized by Oakridge, one of the best Cambridge schools in Hyderabad with an objective to test the students’ knowledge and motivate them to develop the skills by exposing them to challenges. With an overwhelming response, […]

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3 ways in which great teachers build confidence in kids at an early age

3 ways in which great teachers build confidence in kids at an early age

December 11, 2017

The first five years of a child’s life determine their success in the future. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that habits, values, skills, and ethics imparted to a child at this age will have a definite impact on the child’s future. As I have always maintained: the impact of a single day […]

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Oakridgers extended kindness to the underprivileged kids on the occasion of Children’s Day

Oakridgers extended kindness to the underprivileged kids

December 8, 2017

Inculcating the habit of sharing and joy of giving in the new generation, Oakridge International School celebrated November as a ‘Kindness Month‘ making huge strides towards building a kinder world. During this entire month, students get involved in random acts of kindness. This year, the kindness month celebration encouraged the little souls of Oakridge to […]

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Science workshop on gravitational waves at Infosys

Science workshop on gravitational waves at Infosys

December 8, 2017

Students from the secondary segment of Oakridge, one of the best Schools in Bengaluru were taken to pay a visit to Infosys Technologies Ltd, Bengaluru on an invitation from Infosys. The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) organized its prize announcement ceremony for the year 2017 to recognize inspiring researchers and scholars across various fields of science […]

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Importance of learning positive parenting in the 21st century

Importance of learning positive parenting in the 21st century

December 6, 2017

Parenting then and parenting now in the 21st century has changed completely, most especially as parents taking up jobs and going into business. They are often burdened with commitments to work, family, household and social life activities, thus parenting has become much more challenging. One of such instances is that being parents, sometimes we fall […]

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A Guest Lecture by Artist Mr. Shaun Heffernan from U.K. on Fine Arts

A Guest Lecture by Artist Mr. Shaun Heffernan from U.K. on Fine Arts

November 30, 2017

Teaching arts in education is so important for students. Artistic pursuit from a tender age instills creativity and mould the minds of children to develop a positive nature and appreciate natural beauty. Instilling a love for artistic activities in our students, we at Oakridge creates an environment where creativity is generated. With an aim to provide […]

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Educational trip to Pune – Enriching the learning experience of Oakridgers

Educational trip to Pune - Enriching the learning experience of Oakridgers

November 29, 2017

With many attractions in Pune, the place is not just a renowned industrial and educational hub but also an ideal place for the educational trip and amidst an array of places from which a lot can be learned. This place has many names such as Queen of the Deccan, Oxford of the East, and cultural capital of […]

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4 things a great teacher does to develop social skills at early age

4 things a great teacher does to develop social skills at early age

November 29, 2017

Early childhood is a unique period when the development of a child’s personality and character is happening at a rapid pace. An empathetic and loving teacher along with a progressive school is critical for nurturing happy and socially adept children. Social skills, problem behavior, and academic learning are interrelated and a child’s social skills are […]

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Creating a culture of compassion and kindness for students

Creating a culture of compassion and kindness for students

November 22, 2017

We all know that children learn what they see. To raise our children as caring kids, it is important to teach them compassion and kindness. There are many people today live with no shelter, no food, no sanitation, no money and lack of education. A little act of our kindness can change their lives. Keeping […]

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5 ways in which great teachers challenge kids to think big

GREAT TEACHERS DON’T TEACH YOU. THEY CHANGE YOU

November 22, 2017

It is said that every child is a reflection of his teacher. So at the very heart of learning lies a connection between students and teachers. Here’s how great teachers inspire and challenge their students to think big and go further. Through Ownership and Passion Teachers with a high degree of ownership and passion for […]

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The value and importance of sports for child development

The value and importance of sports for child development

November 14, 2017

Early age is the most critical time for health and important years of development. It is the time when a child should get involved in sports activity even for a small time all through the day. Sports play a great role in education and help in keeping students healthy, wealthy and active. Be it the […]

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3 ways in which great teachers inspire global awareness in children

3 ways to inspire global awareness among students

November 14, 2017

“Global Awareness” or “International Mindedness” are key concepts that teachers are required to address as links to their Unit plans. They are often interchangeable. These are the essential focus topics of teaching and learning that help to establish cross-cultural and global connections in pedagogy. Students are challenged to reflect upon issues that have an impact […]

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How a great teacher develops the nature of inquiry in kids?

great teacher develops a nature of inquiry in kids

November 9, 2017

Children are such curious creatures. When they want to know about something new, they want to explore it and while exploring they learn. But, what makes children want to learn? According to research, it’s the joy of exploration — a hidden force that drives learning, critical thinking, and reasoning. This ability is curiosity. A great […]

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Oakridge International School celebrated Sports Day at Gachibowli Stadium

Oakridge International School celebrated Sports Day at Gachibowli Stadium

November 8, 2017

Oakridge, one of the best IB Schools in Hyderabad organized the much awaited Sports Day for the students of Grade 4-12 at the Gachibowli Stadium on 13 October 2017. A wonderful display of skills was exhibited by the students at the athletics competition which included fully motivated programmes like aerobic dance, yoga, and taekwondo display. […]

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Top 5 educational benefits of school trips for students

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November 8, 2017

Enriching educational school trips contribute to the overall development of students. The benefits of exploring different places at an early age are manifold. In this context, school trips are recognized as an integral part of learning, a shared social experience that renders the opportunity for students to inquire and explore the real-world information. Students fall […]

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Oakridgers brought world’s largest conversation series TILE TALKS to India

Oakridgers brought world’s largest conversation series TILE TALKS to India

October 8, 2017

A student-led initiative, TILE Oakridge- Talks on Innovation, Leadership and Entrepreneurship took place on Saturday, 9th September 2017 at Oakridge International School Hyderabad, Newton Campus. TILE is a platform where leaders and Entrepreneurs come and share their inspirational stories with the audience and the interaction happens between the speakers and the audience. The young learners […]

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TEDx 2016 – Curiouser and Curiouser (Videos)

February 20, 2017

TEDx Oakridge International School 2016 Video

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TEDx 2016 – Curiouser and Curiouser

TEDx 2016

February 18, 2017

Speaker #1 – Ankit Kapoor Bonjour! My name is Ankit Kapoor and I study in P.Obul Reddy Public School. I am an aspiring lawyer and an economics enthusiast. One of my life ambitions was to give a TED talk and with TEDxOIS, that is surely off the list. Ever since I got my first taste […]

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Happiness revisted – Cast Out but not Cast Away

Happiness revisted - Cast Out but not Cast Away

February 16, 2017

CAST OUT BUT NOT CAST AWAY. Few people gleefully anticipate the task of caring for an aging parent. Little do they know that they are sooner or later reaching that stage in their own lives. Thank God for homes that care for such abandoned elders. Oakridge, one of the top CBSE Schools in Hyderabad students having […]

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Short Story Writing Contest

Short Story Writing Contest

February 8, 2017

Kids love to write and explore their imagination. To encourage the same, Oakridge presents a short story contest to give the young budding authors a chance. Winners of a previous years’ contest had their stories published in the Accorn book. The book was released by Times Of India Editor, Mr Kingshuk Nag.

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OAKiq 2016-17 – Hunt for the next whiz kid

OAKIQ 2016-17 – HUNT FOR THE NEXT WHIZ KID

January 22, 2017

Oakridge International School, Einstein Campus stands out again with OAKiq. OAKiq, the multi-city quiz competition started by Oakridge International School, Einstein Campus, in association with Nexus and The Hindu Young World, is the ultimate quizzing platform for school students of India. The quiz has received an overwhelming response with more than 550 teams from over […]

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Habitat for Humanity – @ Karjat

Habitat for Humanity - @ Karjat

December 23, 2016

The day had begun with a rush to get to the airplane on time; from long check-in lines and security lines early in the morning in our half-dazed, still sleepy state of mind. We had a pretty smooth flight journey, and we reached the airport. We were welcomed into Mumbai under the sweltering, scorching heat […]

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Ocean Conservation Conference – 2016

OCEAN CONSERVATION CONFERENCE – 2016

October 31, 2016

Oakridge, one of the best boarding schools in Visakhapatnam hosted a 3 -day student conference on Ocean Conservation from Nov 10th to 12th 2016, in their Tagarapuvalasa campus, in association with the Dolphin Nature Conservation Society, Visakhapatnam. Students of Grades 6th to 11th attended this conference and listened to thought-provoking speeches by Dr.G.T.Vijay Kumar – […]

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Oakridgers in Shimla and Manali

OAKRIDGERS IN SHIMLA AND MANALI

October 31, 2016

This academic year the excursion to Simla and Manali for the senior students was schedule in the month of October. We reached Delhi on the first day and embarked on an exhausting 12 hour drive to Simla. The next day we departed to our hotel in Simla and were mesmerized by the scenic beauty of […]

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Jim Corbett: Wildlife Camp

Wildlife Camp

October 31, 2016

Students of Grade 4 to Grade 7 visited the Jim Corbett National Park as part of their autumn school excursion. This was an exciting trip for everyone and it was followed by an adventure camp at Nainital.

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