National, IB, US curricula.
520 students, 4-18 yrs.
San Martin Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, 110021,
Tel: (+91) 11 2410 2183/ 2467 8524
Fax: (+91) 11 2611 2363
The British School was established in 1963 to provide a British
education to British children in India though its doors have always
been open to children from other nations. The school is self-financing
and is owned by the British School Society, the membership of which
is all the parents of students in school. A Board of Governors,
a majority of whose members are elected parents, directs the affairs
of the school. Today the school enrols many nationalities, though
the biggest national groups are British and Indian.
The Reception through Year 9 follows the English National Curriculum,
with suitable adaptations to take into account its situation in
New Delhi. Students in Year 10 and 11 have a wide range of IGCSE/GCSE
options to choose from, and Year 12 and 13 prepare for GCE 'A' levels.
Nearly all students proceed to university on completing Year 13.
The British School occupies an attractive six-acre site on the
outskirts of the Diplomatic Enclave. Gardens and playing fields
surround the main building. Facilities include air-conditioned classrooms,
well-equipped specialist rooms for art, drama, music and computers.
There are two libraries, one for primary and one for the secondary
school. A spacious science block houses four well-equipped laboratories.
A multi-purpose hall offers space for gymnastics, basketball and
school productions and events. The British School is currently updating
its facilities. Phase I of the plan was completed in July 2002.