Welcome to B.D. Somani International School, Mumbai

Aradhana Somani
Director

All parents want their children to attend a great school. We want our children equipped with all the tools they could need to navigate the uncertain world we find ourselves in today...

Dr. Geoffrey Fisher
Head Of School

We are a school with a history of holistic education. Excellent academic results built on a broad foundation of engagement and achievement in the arts, sports, experiential learning and holistic development...

Zoë L Hauser
Principal, Primary School

A visit to our classrooms will show you busy and joyous places of work where students and teachers are actively engaged in collaborative, challenging, authentic problem solving...

Dr. Colleen Boyett
Principal, Secondary School

We are delighted to offer a world class curriculum in an environment which is academically rigorous, but also respects and values the needs of students, and their unique paths and goals...

What they say about B.D. Somani

TESTIMONIALS
Reception & Kindergarten Parent

B.D. Somani has brought out the best in my children. I love this school because it emphasises overall development and learning of the child and not just academics.

Grade 3 Teacher

From teachers to assistants to students, there is a sense of family here that is perfect for nurturing academic ability. It is an institution that provides an environment in which students can reach their full potential.

Why choose B.D. Somani

Collaborative and cooperative learning

Large outdoor spaces

21st century skills

Design thinking

Vibrant Arts programs

Communication skills

Block-building program - unique to India

Individualised college placement

ALUMNI

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FOUNDED 2006

What started as a 2-year IB Diploma program is now a vibrant centre of learning in the 21st-century from Early Years to High School

STUDENTS: 932

Grades from Reception through to the IB Diploma program with 3 classes for each grade

TEACHERS: 144

Our qualified teachers facilitate the process of learning through inquiry, exploration, and encouragement

TEACHER-STUDENT RATIO: 1:6

Each student receives individual attention and the guidance and support they need to succeed

LOCATION: Cuffe Parade

Located in the heart of South Mumbai, we have a host of on campus facilities unique for a school in Mumbai

COLLEGE PLACEMENTS: 100%

We offer a specialised counselling and college placement program that enables students to make the right choices for their future

From the blog

INSIGHTS, NEWS, EVENTS & UPDATES

Events

HOLIDAYS, EVENTS, HAPPENINGS

We are on Instagram

  • In November, our Middle School attended a workshop for leadership skills development, conducted by Les Elfes International. Visit the link in our bio to see what two of our students have to say about the workshop.
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  • Visit the link in our bio for a look at our International Day celebrations from last month. A student-led event, this year our Grade 11 World Language students organised and delivered all activities for the day.
  • Visit the link in our bio for an interview with Dr. Rick Cameron, Director of Higher Ed Advisory. Dr. Cameron will be working with our guidance department to help set up an effective support system for our students for North American and British university applications.
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  • It is a matter of great pride that two of our students won the All India Outstanding Learner Award by Cambridge for their performance in the IGCSE exams. Sumeir Chhabria won the award for IGCSE Spanish and Rehaan Kothari won the award for IGCSE Coordinated Science. They will be officially recognized and formally presented their awards at an event organised by Cambridge soon.
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  • Last weekend, our Grade 5 students went on our annual Learning Without Walls trip to YMCA’s Camp Lakeside in Nilshi. The trip comprises 2 nights in rustic cabins and 3 days of learning in nature with team-building and challenging activities, swimming and kayaking in the beautiful lake, trekking, and loads of mouthwatering food.
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  • On 17th November, our under-16 boys football teams participated in the 11th South Mumbai Junior Soccer Challenge 2019, played at the Western Railway Sports Ground, Lower Parel. And both our teams won all games to qualify for the quarter-finals to be played next month. Stay tuned for updates from the quarter-finals on December 8. 
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  • In what has been an excellent sporting weekend for us, our boys Under-16 football team won the Spandan 2019 Football tournament in the Under 18 category with one of our ninth graders winning the Best Player award. Our other Under-18 Team A too reached the quarter-finals. Our Under-14 Boys team finished runners-up in their category, narrowly losing out in the finals. And our Girls Under-18 team made it to the semi-finals, losing out in a penalty shoot out.
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  • A look at the JNIS football tournament last month where our school's boys team finished second among 17 teams, without losing at any stage before the finals. Visit the link in our bio to read more.
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