Orchids The International School (OIS) follows the CBSE-based curriculum and has teaching methodology aided with Activities which help the child to acquire knowledge in an innovative way.
At OIS Malad branch children can come from Different localities around Malad such as Orlem, Malvani, Malad East, Malad West, Goregaon East, Goregaon West, Kandivali East, Kandivali West, Borivali West and so on.
For all our students, we provide excellent transport facilities within these areas.
Orchids The International School at Malad, Mumbai is deemed high for its modern infrastructure and latest teaching trends among the International schools in Malad. Orchids is noted for its relentless services in the field of education and has been acclaimed as the best International schools in Mumbai for a long time for the commendable achievements and feats in the educational front. The school is recognised for the knowledge it imparts through its pedagogy which is twined with quality and modernity. The school has smart classrooms and appealing colourful walls. We render technological support to attract the attention of students towards learning. Amidst a number of schools in Mumbai, we provide tab labs for students to enhance their classroom learning experience. We provide computer labs which are well equipped with a considerable number of computers with high speed internet connectivity.
It is a well acclaimed institution for the educational standards it maintains in the midst of its peer groups. Of all good CBSE schools in Malad, our name is mentioned for the overall development of students’ abilities at all angles. We give room for the intellectual development of students and also for their sports activities and creative talents. Equal importance is laid on the participation in extra-curricular activities and events for overall development. Training students according to their natural capabilities is a talent which our teachers possess in excess in our campus. The teachers show great energy and enthusiasm while coaching their students at co-curricular activities. They take care to mould each mind in their natural channel without bending them artificially. Thus, our students enjoy their stay with us and feel no pressure or stress in their studies. This has differentiated us a lot from other schools in Malad. Orchids stands high among good schools in Malad and strives to make it better every day.
Ms Katherine James heads the Malad branch of ‘Orchids – The International School.
Ms Katherine James is a proven educator with a commitment to student growth, development and academic excellence. She is a dynamic professional with expertise in leading special and regular education students, staff and daily operations, with focus on top academic performance and high standards of operation.
She has hands on expertise in turning around low performing schools. She has demonstrated success in development of key support services and instructional programs focused on academic improvement, strategic reform and student achievement.
Her areas of excellence include Student achievement, Policies and procedures, Civic involvement, Performance management, Parental involvement, Fiscal management, Data driven decision making, Professional development Community Partnerships.
She has rich experience of 22 years, with Ryan International School, a well known ICSE school in Navi Mumbai. During her tenure as Principal (for a period of 10 years), the school notched substantial achievements.
The school entered the Guinness Book and Limca Book of World Records.
The school was conferred the Paryavaran Award by CIDCO for maximum tree plantations in a year.
The school organized Marathon with participation of more than 10.000 students from all over Navi Mumbai and Mumbai for the past two years.
She has been the Chief Co-coordinator for the Zonal Sports for the International group of 10 schools of her zone with participation in thousands at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, CBD Belapur.
The school had an astounding passout ratio and achieved a 100% result for ICSE board examinations since 2008 and twice the Navi Mumbai Toppers have been from the school...
She has been awarded the Best Principal award for overall performance in SOF (Science Olympiad Foundation).
Under her able leadership, the schools ranking improved to no 35 in Maharashtra under the state wise ranking of Top Indians Schools-2013. Also the school was ranked as one of the top ten schools of Navi Mumbai by Hindustan Times for the past three years.
The school has also been awarded ISA (International School Award) award twice by the British Council 2009 – 2012, 2013-2016.
Education World ranked the school as one of the top schools in India in the survey conducted by them.
She has worked as a coordinator for International Children’s Festival of Performing Arts in Mumbai where in 20 countries from across the globe participated in the festival.
She has also worked as a Mumbai Coordinator for Indian Model United Nations one of India’s largest MUN Program organized by the school.
She worked as a Mumbai Coordinator for World Scholar’s cup since October-2014.
She has attended various Conferences conducted by ASISC (Association of Schools for the Indian School Certificate). She has attended educational trip to Kennedy Space Centre (NASA), Orlando, USA and the English Summer School at Oundle organized by Thames Valley Summer School, United Kingdom with students.
She has a M.Com B.Ed from Mumbai University. She has a Masters in Leadership Perspectives from Nova Southeastern University, Florida, USA and a Leadership Training from the ICSE Board (Indian Council for the secondary Education Board).
She is proficient in English, Hindi and Marathi and enjoys reading books, music, gardening, aquaculture, and amateur photography.
Mrs. Meghna Gupta is the Vice principal of OIS , Malad and responsible for general administration and academic supervision of School activities.
She possesses wide experience in areas of Education, Management and Administration with well demonstrated ability in co-ordination and relationship management in educational institutions. She is a highly dynamic, enthusiastic and evolving educator, who believes that every individual child is gifted with a talent that requires identification followed by careful nurturing and development for transforming it into his potential strength.
Mrs. Meghna Gupta has been actively associated with the field of education since last 14 yrs and has held various appointments like Assistant Professor/ Lecturer in MBA College, Vice Principal at a convent school, PGT and School In-Charge at various schools including Air Force Schools. She also possesses rich experience of working as Event Co-ordinator at a reputed International School at New Delhi. Due to her stints at various institutions covering a wide spectrum of education domain, she had garnered enriching exposure including organising/ association with Foreign Exchange Programs, National Science Congress, Leadership Nurturing Programs and conduct of various workshops/ Seminars/ Conference of various magnitudes. She has also attended various workshops/ seminars on child psychology, Multiple Intelligence, Curriculum Development, IW and Women Empowerment etc.
She possesses strong academic credentials and is an management post grad from a reputed institute from DAVV, Indore. Apart from completing her B. Ed., she has also pursued her Post Grad Diploma in Edn Mgt and Adm.
She is a trained Kathak dancer and gives strong impetus to holistic personality development of a child. Being married to an IAF Officer, she imbibes the Ethos, values and traditions of the Armed Forces and strongly believes in putting ‘Service Before Self’.
Mrs. Neeta S Nair, did her basic schooling from Mumbai and is an alumnus of MVLU College of Arts, Commerce and Science from where she completed her Bachelor of Science(Microbiology) Degree. Subsequently she completed her Bachelors of Education and also Early Childhood Care and Education(ECCED). She is also an ABACUS Trainer holding Competency Certificate upto fourth level of ABACUS.
She spent considerable time in the field of computers and Education as a teacher, trainer and faculty in succeeding years while posted in different parts of India.To name a few includes her stint as Faculty cum counsellor in APTECH Computers,Mumbai;Teacher at Open School Kindergarten, Vishakapatnam; Teacher and Headmistress of Coast Guard Kindergarten, Mumbai;Teacher in Naval Kindergarten, Kochi; Primary teacher in Vivekananda Mission School, Haldia, West Bengal. In her close to 10 years of Sojourn in the field of Academics she has been instrumental in imparting quality education, held various camps, workshops,Origamy and sports for tiny tots by using innovative techniques. She is an avid arts lover with inclination towards interior designing and painting. She holds a diploma in Visual Arts and Graphics Design.
She is a polyglot with good command over English language and speaking skills in Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi and Marathi languages. She is married to Commandant Santosh B Nair who is a serving officer in Indian Coast Guard, Ministry of Defence. She has two children – one daughter studying in class XI and one son studying in class VIII.
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Mumbai – Malad
Orchids The International School
Marve Road, Opp. HDFC Bank,
Behind Garden Court Restaurant,
Orlem, Malad(W), Mumbai- 400 064
Contact: Admission Enquiry: 022-69977745
Office Admin: 022-69977755
Accounts Department: 022-69977760
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Parents looking for schools in Malad or Borivali, Kandivali, Goregaon, OIS, Malad is close to these locations and is a good option among CBSE schools in Malad and international schools in Mumbai.