The School is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, an All-India Board, for the Higher Secondary as well as Senior Secondary Examinations. The School has classes from KG to XII. The academic year begins in April and the Final Examinations are conducted in March of the following year.
The medium of instruction throughout the School is English. Hindi, of course, is given a place of high importance in the curriculum, and every effort is made to ensure that each child reaches a high standard of proficiency in the language. Sanskrit and French are taught as the third languages in the Middle School and more languages are expected to be included in the near future.
Course of Study
For the Class X Examination, all the students are expected to study English, Hindi, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science and Computer Science.
At the class XII level, the School offers a wide range of subjects across three streams- Science, Commerce and Humanities. The TonsBridge offers its students the best possible opportunities to develop and hone their areas of interest and makes every effort to cater to an individual’s special requirements, by offering subjects in a wide variety of combinations. Students presently have the option to choose between Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science, History, Geography, Economics, Psychology, Political Science, Hindi, Commerce, Accounts and Physical Education. More subjects are likely to be offered as and when required.
The school follows an assessment system that is both formative and cumulative in nature. The students are trained throughout the year for the semester system of the examination pattern as per the new education policy. The school’s internal assessment system ensures greater transparency and more objectivity. Every effort is made to ensure that the objectives of the assessment are met, and it just does not end with a mere collection of student marks. Special efforts are made to ensure that every student meets the Grade level expectation and education is all-inclusive in nature.
Assessments are designed differently for students of different age groups. More emphasis on reading skills is given in the junior school while the senior school does more exploratory projects, STEM activities, etc. The school ensures experiential learning for all students moving beyond textbooks.
The School offers Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Scholarships to meritorious students of classes XI and XII. The Scholarship includes free education and transport for two years alongwith coaching from one of the leading institutes at the School’s expense. The School has presently tied up with Aakash Institute to provide coaching to the awardees.