About Billabong High International School
Billabong High International School, Noida, is located in a seven acre sprawling, green campus in Sector 34. Kangaroo Kids, its Pre-school is a well established and is very popular among young parents who are concerned with providing the best initiation to schooling for their children.
Kangaroo Kids and Billabong High International School are founded under the aegis of the G D Education Society. It is an ‘M.S. Gandhi’ endeavor to create innovative centers for education, a social cause empowering the individual and the society.
To create educational systems of ‘useful individualized learning’ that stimulates the passion and brilliance in every child.
To accomplish our mission we shall reconnect our perception of the world by a fundamental shift in human consciousness. The school believes in providing ' learning for a lifetime experience.' We inspire students to think, connect and share – using tools, technology and curricula of literacy to help them dissolve boundaries, fulfill their potential and create a better society.
Billabong High is presently a Middle School, C.B.S.E affiliated, New Delhi. By the end of the year 2014 it will be up scaled to Senior Secondary School offering Science, Humanities and Commerce for grades XI and XII. By end of 2015 the school shall offer option for the IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) Curriculum from grade VIII onwards.
To accommodate the increasing number of students, a new building adjoining the present one is under construction for the Middle School and the Secondary School and will be functional by April 2012. The present building will be dedicated to Kangaroo Kids and the Primary Wing of Billabong High.
Our Core Values
- Service to its students first; service to the employees and management comes second; followed by service to the community
- Understand deeply that all children are born with self – esteem, dignity, curiosity to learn and joy in learning
- Reintegrate our intellectual, emotional physical and spiritual growth into the learning process
- Humility and simplicity will be the hallmark of our school
Infrastructure of Billabong High International School
At Billabong High International School, we ensure that our students have the state-of-art IT infrastructure, outstanding sports facilities, advanced laboratories and well equipped libraries.
We build non-competitive, multi-age spaces for individual direction and pace, areas that remove limitations based on age, subject, complexity and time frame expectations.
- Classrooms Playgroup to grade XII
- Outdoor Play Area
- Indoor Play Area
- Pre-School Courtyard
- Music Room
- Dance Floor
- Science Laboratory
- Art Gallery
- Computer Laboratory
- Mathematics Lab
Sanchetna - centre for special needs
Billabong High prides itself in being a sensitive school, believing in giving opportunity to every child to grow and develop. In July, the School started Sanchetna – a Centre for students with Special Needs. It is an endeavor to reach out to children in society who have Learning Disabilities by providing them with intervention, counseling and clinical services with the support of specialized therapists from the field of psychology, special education, speech therapy and occupational therapy. Ms Joysree Mukherjee, consultant Child Psychologist and Special Educator, Moolchand Hospital, heads the centre.
Games & Sports
Games and sports facilities include:
- Three synthetic turf tennis courts
- Basketball courts for juniors and seniors
- Football and hockey fields
- Cricket field with practice nets
- An eight lane 21*25m swimming pool
- Skating arena
- Indoor play with tables tennis, chess and other mind stimulating games
For the pre-school children there is a separate play area with sandpits, a splash pool and multi play equipment. We focus on teaching them the art of enjoying learning – to think and to excel. Education at Billabong High does not take place only in the classrooms. It is a whole way of life.
A healthy, balanced and nutritive meal for our growing children is extremely important. With this in mind a new wholesome menu, with fruits being served each day has been introduced from July. In addition, all staff members eat with the children not only to supervise their eating but also to inculcate good table manners.
The school is also working towards becoming a paperless school, with parents having access to the daily schedule at School. We have installed advanced software called School, developed at IIM Ahemdabad. The Computer Laboratory is complete with 24 computers. The School Campus has Wireless Internet Access.