BANGALORE INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS

Shining Stars (Preprimary)

Introduction

'Shining Stars’ has a well-researched and scientifically developed pre-primary curriculum that focuses on holistic development of each child through play activities and collaborative group work. The pre-primary curriculum aims at providing tiny tots with a solid academic foundation by implementing a multi-sensory integrated approach to education. Shining Stars has been at the forefront of bringing innovative Montessori materials in the early stages of child care. The main aim here is to improve the cognitive skills of children that are developed with constant stimulation offered by the play activities and skills that are introduced by interacting with other children in group based activities. The next step for children is to learn the importance of writing and this is introduced to them through drawing and making them learn the precursors of language such as the letters of the alphabet. In addition to learning how to write, the Shining Stars curriculum also assists children in phonological recognition, implying the recognition of sounds associated with words that depict animals and everyday objects. A third important aspect that is the focus of the Shining Stars curriculum is the fact that children are introduced to verbal skills such as singing and reciting ‘pre-formulated’ exercises. It is a constant stress on positive learning attitude, constructing the foundation for language and other subjects - in terms of comprehension, retention and reproduction and in addition to the expert facilitators who ensure a holistic learning environment for children who are a part of Shining Stars excel in both curricular as well as co-curricular activities at higher levels of their education at BIGI.

Shining Stars (Preprimary)

Principal's Profile

Ms. Nalini Narayan
MA, M.Ed., Trained counsellor
Principal
Bangalore International High (ICSE)

Mrs. Nalini Narayan, the principal of Bangalore International High (ICSE and Shining Stars- Preprimary) is an eminent persona who started off her noble career with a belief that she could have a profound impact on the lives of children.

When she started her career as a lecturer for Logic and Sociology in 1997, she was inclined towards counselling the students with respect to peer pressure, positive challenge and study skills and strategies.

Her interest took her to enrol into Counselling Diploma under the leadership of Ajit Buoyancee. This helped her widen her thinking arena, thus persuading her into solving and helping the students with a different perspective and to give them a helping shoulder and a patient ear just what they always needed.

Noted for her Leadership and efficient management ability she is always appreciated for appropriate and exact delegation of responsibilities to staffs. Today she finds a huge success in empowering and inspiring the teaching staff, for she strongly believed that as educators, we touch the future each day we work with children.

She has attended the ‘Head Lamp’- Head’s leadership and management programme, an initiative training programme, certified by Teacher’s Foundation and Times Foundation, which is considered a very useful tool for the heads, to focus on critical functions and skills of the school, with its main focus on principled leadership, principled communication, leading learning, people and process and inside-out marketing.

She works for ESOL [English for speakers of other languages] and is a certified oral examiner for various English speaking examinations like YLE[S], YLE[M], PET and KET of University of Cambridge, U.K

She has conducted many workshops and lecture sessions which include:

  • Workshop on Classroom management for teachers at ‘BASE’.
  • Lecture on positive attitude at Rotary Club Bangalore.
  • Counseling sessions on career guidance at APSPS Bangalore.
  • Counseling sessions on De-stressing the students from exam tension, at Kumaraswamy Vidya Mandir.
  • Workshop about blueprint using Tally method for the primary and secondary teachers to prepare question papers as per instructional objectives.

She also works with an NGO ‘Akansha’ to help the slum dwellers and dropout children by making them understand the basic values required to be a complete human being and help them learn, by training them to read and write and support their parents.

Shining Stars (Preprimary)

Principal's Message

Ms. Nalini Narayan
MA, M.Ed.,Trained counsellor
Principal
Bangalore International High (ICSE)

It is with great pleasure that I write this letter as Principal of Bangalore International High ICSE & Shining Stars Preprimary, my alma mater.

As the Principal of a school with such a long and distinguished heritage, I am inspired daily by our staff and students who work closely together to create a unique school community, Bangalore International High is a coveted institution in Bangalore, catering to parents

looking for holistic and all-round development. We believe that every child is bestowed with inimitable capabilities, talent and immense potential which needs to be nurtured and tapped.At the dawn of the new millennium, as the nation is on its way to emerge as a dominant power in the comity of nations, our future generations need to don the mantle of leadership in all spheres. The children of today will carry the pillars of our nation tomorrow and steer it to its rightful place in the world stage. Therefore while academic excellence is the ‘raisond’etre ’ of the school, it is also imperative to ensure that our children are groomed to attain their full potential so that when they leave the portals of the school they have blossomed into confident young adults ready to make a mark in the outside world. To achieve this great mission, the school follows a child –centered curriculum based on the ICSE pattern supplement with co-curricular and extra- curricular programmes.

From kindergarten till he steps out, the student is ably guided on his/her journey of discovery, exploration, enquiry and experimentation. All children are equipped with life skills which will in turn foster a sense of self esteem and self belief that will enable them to stride ahead with conviction in their own abilities. The school provides a caring and a child-friendly learning environment where a thirst for knowledge is to be quenched by our highly qualified faculty.

Excellence in every sphere is the hallmark of our institution. Be it in the class room, playfields, or extra-curricular activities our children do excel. In addition the significance of moral values and empathy for the under privileged is given equal importance. The school with its quality infrastructure, ethos and vision has already made a mark and carved niche as one of the leading educational institutions. Upgradation of facilities is a continuous process and is a top priority with the Management. It is our earnest endeavor to upgrade the school future to world class standards.

Shining Stars (Preprimary)

curriculum

“Shining Stars” has a well-researched and scientifically developed pre-primary curriculum that focuses on holistic development of each child through play activities and collaborative group work.

The pre-primary curriculum aims at providing tiny tots with a solid academic foundation by implementing a multi-sensory integrated approach to education.

Shining Stars is the flagship pre-school of BIA, one of the top international schools in Bangalore, and has been at the forefront of bringing innovative Montessori materials in the early stages of child care.

CURRICULUM objectives

  • To enable, energise & enhance childhood by fostering complete growth of mind, body & spirit.

  • To use sequential learning techniques to ensure overall development of every child across skill areas.

  • To ensure that children receive adequate attention to their physical, mental & emotional needs.

  • To focus on seven keys development:

    • Fine motor skills

    • Gross motor skills

    • Language development

    • Personal awareness

    • Socio-emotional development

    • Nurturing individual potential

    • Socio-emotional development

    • Cognitive development

  • It helps in understanding how pre-primary age children develop & differ from one another in their growth patterns. Every child is unique & develops at his/her own pace.

  • Its main objective is selecting the best appropriate programs and theme based activities for tiny tots.

  • Field trips will be organised every month as per the theme, keeping in view that practical education is the best means of imparting knowledge to the children.

  • Subjects taught through pre-reading, pre-writing carefully designed to enhance learning.

  • All-round integrated development with adequate focus on each and every domain.

  • Development of good physique with adequate muscular coordination and kinesthetic skills.

  • Encouraging aesthetically stimulating intellectual curiosity, helping students to understand the world they live and to foster interest to explore, investigate and experiment.

  • Improving communication skills by developing the children’s ability to express their thoughts and feelings through fluent, correct and clear speech.

  • Phonetics, sight words, circle time and activities based on Montessori materials help students to develop interest in daily life skills, gross motor & sensorial activities.

  • E-library equipped with all-digit instruction helps the students to develop problem solving & decision-making by use of electronic gadgets that infuse interest in concepts.

  • Edu-sports helps the tiny tots to enjoy play with focus on proper fine motor development, hand-eye co-ordination and balancing skills.

  • Physical education teachers plan various activities to involve all the students to enjoy and play to learn.

FACilitators

Teachers are the facilitators in BIH & Shining Stars who impart sound and value based education to the students. Faculty forms the edifice on which the foundation of the institution rests.

They are the guiding stars who are selected after undergoing a stringent selection process wherein besides their qualification their potential to become good teachers is carefully assessed.

To attract the best talent the management offers an attractive remuneration package. However the sense of dedication and commitment of the teachers of BIH & Shining Stars goes far beyond. While other schools bask in the achievements of their bright students, in BIH & Shining Stars we are proud that the teachers painstakingly endeavor to carry each student including the not so bright ones along.

“Great teachers empathize with children, respect them and believe that each one has something special that can be built upon.”

Teacher Name Edu Qualification
Nalini narayan ( Principal Shining stars )M.A, M.ED.,
Manju kumari.CB.A, NTT.,
Devika KiranB.B.M,NTT.,
Rachael BastianB.A,Mont.,
Lakshmi ChoudharyB.A, NTT.,
Niveditha.SB.A, B.Ed.,
Chethan MaryB.Com.,
Husna BanuB.Com,NTT.,
Kala P.JainB.Com,NTT.,
Nagashree GirishM.A,NTT.,
Poornima SunderB.Com,NTT.,
Sahana .PB.Com,NTT.,
Shamsia TasneemM.A,Mont.,
SoniaB.A.,
Shilpa H.KB.Com,NTT.,
Suma .RB.A,M.Sc,NTT.,
Syed Noor AsmaB.A,M.Sc,NTT.,
ThriveniB.Sc,NTT.,
Usha Rani.M.HB.A,NTT.,
Teacher Name Edu Qualification
Uttara SriramB.A,NTT.,
Vidya SundarB.A,Mont.,
Darpan ChabriaB.A, NTT.,
Divya.PB.Com,NTT.,
Mythri RajB.A,NTT.,
ShyalajaiP.U.C,Mont.,
Shobha RaniB.Com,NTT.,
Divya.T.DB.Com,
Vinutha H.PM.B.A.,
Amulya .SM.B.A,Mont.,
Anuradha PrithvirajB.A,NTT.,
Joythi AnilDiploma
Kavitha .P. PaiM.B.A
Andrea BinnyT.T.C,NTT.,
Suma BoronaM.Com,NTT.,
Harshitha PraveenB.A,NTT.,
Shilpa BhattNTT.,
Kavitha SureshB.Com,NTT.,
K.Angu LakshmiP.U.C,NTT.,

Shining Stars (Preprimary)

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Shining Stars (Preprimary)

GUIDE TO ENROLMENT

GENERAL INFORMATION

The registration of 'names' of candidates will not entitle any guarantee for seats in the respective classes, Admission are strictly based on the result of the ‘ entrance test’ medical fitness and production of required certificates in original, subject to the availability of seats. At the time of submitting the completed application form for ‘admission’, following documents (only Xerox copies) has to be attached.

  • Marks card

  • Transfer Certificate

  • Caste – Certificate (if applicable)

  • For students, who are from other state should produce permission letter from the education department of the concerned state.

  • Birth Certificate

  • 2 Passport size photos of parents and student.

Your ward can become a part of the BIA family if their age corresponds to the respective classes shown below.

AS PER GOVERNMENT NORMS FOR ADMISSION
  • Nursery 2.10 + on 1st of June

  • Lower Kindergarten 3.10 + on 1st of June

  • Upper Kindergarten 4.10 + on 1st of June

  • Class 1 onwards More than 5.10 + years on 1st of June.

School timings

Nursery to UKG

Shining Stars (Preprimary)

announcements

4th

Jun 2018

School reopens for Pre-Primary

23rd

Apr 2018

Summer Camp – Batch Two – 23rd April 2018 To 19th May 2018

7th

Apr 2018

Announcement of results – 9 am to 12 noon

26th

Mar 2018

Summer Camp – Batch One – 26th March 2018 To 21st April 2018

26th

Mar 2018

Summer camp - Batch one - 26th March 2018 To 21st April 2018

21st

Mar 2018

Summer Vacation begins

20th

Mar 2018

Annual assessment concludes

8th

Mar 2018

Annual assessment commences

3rd

Mar 2018

Prize Day - Nursery & LKG

23rd

Feb 2018

Prize Day & Graduation day - UKG A to D

13th

Feb 2018

Maha Shivaratri Holiday

3rd

Feb 2018

Open House –III (9am to 12 noon)

31st

Jan 2018

Competition “Story telling with props”.

26th

Jan 2018

Republic day celebration HOLIDAY

24th

Jan 2018

Prize Day & Graduation day - UKG E to H

16th

Jan 2018

ETHINIC wear Makarara Sankranthi

15th

Jan 2018

Makara Sankranthi Holiday

1st

Jun 2017

School Re-Opens on 1st June