Scottish High International School
Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look
at the stars and the mountains above. Let them look at the waters
and the trees and flowers on Earth. Then they will begin to think,
and to think is the beginning of a real education.
- David Polis
Scottish High stands for Excellence. Our students excel not only in academics but believe in principles so as to make dependable global citizens. At Scottish High we prepare the child not for the next grade but for life. Today's cut throat world has no place compassion and sensitivity but our students learn to be responsible at a very early age, they feel responsible for each and every being we share the planet with. Honesty and integrity are the values that every highlander stands for.
Scottish High International School soars higher with every year. The school has achieved many accomplishments since it began its operations in April 2005. Its success in forging ahead, in the academic world has been a collective responsibility of all stakeholders - the management, parents teachers and students. The school focuses on intellectual, physical, spiritual, moral and social development which is woven in its curriculum with a broad and balanced range of subjects and activities. The method of learning and teaching is well organized through effective classroom management and varied teaching methodology. The students build skills and attitudes to act with responsibility for decision making to solve problems effectively. The conducive and caring environment for erudition and atmosphere of trust and cooperation helps every learner to become sensitive and reflective towards their learning.
Each and every individual be it the staff or students are in partnership with a supportive and participative management of the school. Leadership of the principal and school management team makes the institute efficient and accountable. This extends to the plans, policies, and procedures as well as following the vision and mission of SHIS.
It is the only school in Gurgaon which offers a day boarding for its students. The school offers the Diploma Programme of the International Baccalaureate Organisation as well as ISC in grade XI and XII. The students take the ICSE in grade X and have an option of the IGCSE too. The school is a candidate school of the Primary Years Programme of the IBO. On the whole it follows a curriculum that prepares young people for adult and working life. To facilitate that Scottish High encourages its students to join NCC to understand the importance of moral values and national integrity. It has been affiliated with National Cadet Corps Junior Division boys and girls since 2007.
With a positive approach to health and safety it is the only school to have met the ISO standards 9001 for Quality management, 14001 for Environmental management system as well as OHSAS 18001 for Occupational Health and safety management system since 2006.
Innumerable schools are being instated every year in various parts of the country, we at SHIS are proud to boast that our school is such a garden where Will is the root, Knowledge is the stem and leaves, and feeling is the Flower.
The school will be a centre for excellence in education. In keeping with the rich heritage of India, it will stress the simultaneous development of Spirit, Mind and Body and endeavour to create compassionate, responsible and innovative students committed to change and progress in the development of India and the global environment.
The School Motto is "INTERROGO, PERCIPIO, ADICIO" which, when translated from Latin to English, reads "Question, Understand, Apply". The motto is befitting the Curriculum and Aim of the School, which endeavors to build strong foundations of the Mind, Body and Spirit by way of seeking, analyzing and practicing knowledge in all facets of life.