A message from

Dr. Colleen Boyett

Principal, Secondary School

B.D. Somani’s founding principal, Mr. Don Gardner, established the strong academic foundation upon which we are proud to build today. 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. Every decision that we make is student-centered, which means that parents and students can rest assured that our practices are intentional, inclusive, and reflective of evidence-based research in education. Our classrooms are safe spaces for curious minds, where students are taught to be critical thinkers, but are also encouraged to assume the responsibility of being conscientious and productive members of the global community.

As our school continues to expand, so must we adjust to accommodate this growth. Our vision is for every student to achieve their own personal best, and to graduate with the IB diploma. To that end, the emphasis for the 2019-20 academic year will be to continue to articulate our curriculum across our many programs and departments, working together as a unified school to enable our students to have a seamless academic experience. We appreciate the confidence that our parents have placed in us, and welcome inquiries from all stakeholders in our school community.

Studentspeak
My personality is evolving, and my experiences in middle school allow me to find new interests and discover new things....

Sanya Shah, Grade 7

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Since coming to B.D. Somani, I have had the opportunity to involve myself in so many experiences that I never...

Kashvi Ganesh, Grade 7

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B.D. Somani stands out as a school because the teachers let you evolve as an individual. Teachers constantly motivate you...

Malvika Mehta, Grade 7

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I think B.D. Somani really stands out because of how everyone is always having fun in everything we do. B.D....

Sara Suchanti, Grade 8

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B.D. Somani embraces change instead of rejecting it. It teaches someone that being different is all right, in fact being...

Reeyan Udani, Grade 7

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Parentspeak
Both my children look forward to school every single day. This single fact speaks volumes to me. Over the years,...

Grade 1 Parent

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As parents, we have truly enjoyed the inclusive engagement with the school as 'partners in learning' with everything from the...

Grade 3 and 8 Parent

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We have been part of the B.D. Somani family for six years now, with our two children attending school from...

Grade 1 and Grade 4 Parent

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We are thankful that school's priority is to strengthen the skill sets in children, make them believe in their capabilities...

Grade 4 Parent

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My son has been going to B.D. Somani only for a year; he joined in Reception. We can't have asked...

Junior Kindergarten Parent

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The school's core values match our values, and we truly appreciate the programs, the focus on teaching individual soft skills...

Grade 2 Parent

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At B.D. Somani, every child’s individuality is recognised and respected. Using a progressive 21st-century curriculum, they work hard to equip...

Grade 4 Parent

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My boys have been in B.D. Somani since Junior Kindergarten. They are in Grades 6 and 4 now. It has...

Grade 4 & Grade 6 Parent

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I decided on B.D. Somani for my child because of the dedication of the teachers towards the students and also...

Grade 5 Parent

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B.D. Somani has brought out the best in my children. I love this school because it emphasises overall development and...

Reception & Kindergarten Parent

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B.D. Somani School takes a holistic approach to learning. I have seen my child evolve into a confident, determined young...

Grade 8 Parent

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B.D. Somani is a place where the students are challenged and thus encouraged to be engaged in all they do....

Grade 4 & Grade 6 Parent

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A little more than a year ago to the day, my daughter made the heavy-footed journey from being a sheltered...

Grade 7 Parent

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Teacherspeak
At B.D. Somani, we laugh together, we learn together but most importantly we GROW together. Lots of fun, lots of...

Grade 4 Teacher

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It is like my career life has been divided into two parts - before B.D. Somani and after B.D. Somani....

Grade 3 Teacher

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B.D. Somani is the most exciting place to be as each day the children and teachers embark on a new...

A parent who is also a teacher

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From the teachers to assistants, to the students, there is a sense of family that is perfect for nurturing academic...

Grade 3 Teacher

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I have been at B.D. Somani for less than a month but it feels like I’ve been working here forever....

Grade 5 Assistant Teacher

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