On the 11th October, 2017, a group of teachers namely Mrs. Sraddha Jain, Mrs. Liptika Mallick Roy from our School; Ms. Indrani Banerjee, and Mr. Ravinder Dhir from Birla High School along with 16 students embarked on a journey to Kunming, No. 8 High School, China as a part of an exchange programme.
Our school is in a partnership with Kunming No. 8 High School since 2014. Under the partnership, we had a recent visit of students and teachers in May 2016.
Kunming No. 8 High School has been our partner school in China since 2014. As part of our partnership arrangements, we have regular teacher and student exchanges.
Our school has been in a partnership with Saint Nicholas School in Fleet Hampshire, UK since 2007. This partnership was built after our school won a grant under the Global Schools’ Partnership (GSP) of the British Council. Under the partnership, we have had exchange visits of students and teachers between our schools.
Earlier this year, we started a second partnership with Shakespeare Primary School, Fleetwood, UK.
The Consul General of France, Mr. Damien Syed, visited our School in Kolkata on 22nd September 2016 on the recently launched Exchange Program with their partner school in Brittany, France. The Consul General was accompanied by Mrs. Magosha Fréquelin, linguistic attaché of the consulate.The students who recently visited their partner school in Brittany gave an enthusiastic presentation on their stay in France, in the presence of the Principal of the school, Ms. Sharmila Bose, the Outreach Co-ordinator, Mrs. Purnima Ravindran and the two French Teachers from their school.
Our school is in a partnership with two Schools in Bretagne (Brittany), FRANCE since 2015. The partner schools are‘Collège Croix de Pierre’ and ‘Lycée Saint Joseph’. Under the partnership, we had our first exchange visit of students and teachers to France in May 2016. We look forward to welcoming our French counterparts in December 2016.
The students, a group of 38 from the three institutions, worked on a project to study the sources of water to the cities of Kolkata and Cuxhaven, methods of purification and distribution of water.The school group consisting of 20 students and two teachers from Sushila Birla Girls School and Birla High School visited Cuxhaven in May this year. They were in Cuxhaven from the 28 th of May to the 10 th of June, 2016.
Since 2012, we have been working as partners with Amandeus Abendroth Gymnasium, a secondary school based in Cux Haven (near Hamburg) in Germany and Birla High School. This partnership won the prestigious Robert Bosch grant to work on a project on environment and culture in 2013-14. The project, our three schools undertook, related to the study of endangered animals in both countries. This also involved exchange visits by teachers and students.
Our school, in collaboration with the Hope Foundation headquartered in Ireland, has had exchange visits of teachers and students with various schools in that country.