Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai, Kelambakkam (GIS)

  • Padur, Kelambakkam, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Contact Info
  • 27 reviews
  • GradesLKG - XII
  • CurriculumCBSE, IB
  • TypePrivate School
  • Gender - BoardingCoed - Day School
Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai
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School is upto Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), International Baccalaureate (IB). The School is a Coed Day School, with classes from LKG to XII. It is an English Medium school.

About School

Know about Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai, Kelambakkam: Board & Curriculum, Admission Procedure, Fees & Fee Structure, Contact Details, Facilities and Ranking, Rating and Reviews.

Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai Kelambakkam, is a Senior Secondary School (XI-XII), affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), International Baccalaureate (IB). The School is a Coed Day School, with classes from LKG to XII. It is an English Medium school. The school is located in Padur area of Kelambakkam. Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai was established in 2011. It is a Private School and is part of Gateway Group of International Schools and is managed by Gateway Group of Institutions.

Basic facts about Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai:
Year Established
2011
School Type
Private School
Management
Gateway Group of Institutions
Gender
Coed
Boarding
Day School
Grades
Class LKG - Class XII
Admission Period

Curriculum

  • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

School Level

Pre Primary School (Pre School) - Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)

Gateway International School Padur is a Coed Day School, which services the educational need of hundreds of students from LKG through XII. The classes in Gateway International School for every academic year starts from April.

Gateway Group Of International Schools was founded by Father Anton Cruz

Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai, Kelambakkam is one of the best Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), International Baccalaureate (IB) schools in Padur area of Kelambakkam and ranks among the top schools in Kelambakkam. Here, the dedicated and professional teachers ensure that the children get the maximum out of their education in this Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), International Baccalaureate (IB) school in Kelambakkam. The school has given exceptional results in the academic sphere and its students have excelled in extra co-curricular activities too.

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Address & Contact Information

School Address

TOD Ashram, Jabakadal Street Padur, Kazhipattur Post - Kelambakkam - OMR, Chennai - Tamil Nadu - 603 103 - INDIA

School Chairman & Principal

  • Chairman: Fr. ANTON CRUZ
  • Principal: Ms. Grace Alwyn (CBSE) Mrs. Pallavi Mishra (IB)

School Contact Person

Phone Number

07604955075, 9972520256, 8608117700, 08608600700, 7871666333

Email Address

principalgisp@gatewaytheschool.in principalib@gatewaytheschool.in info@gatewaytheschool.in

School Website

www.gatewayschools.in

Admission Details

Academic Year

Admission Period

Admission Contact Details
Contact Person

Phone: +91 860 811 7700
Email: admissionsib@gatewaytheschool.in, admissionsgisp@gatewaytheschool.in

The School has students enrolled from LKG to XII. Find below the admission schedule, procedure, Contact Details, documents required and instructions for parents for Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai, Kelambakkam Admission.

In this section, we will answer the common questions like What is the admission process like and what are the key dates? Is their any admission test? Will School also hold an interview or an interaction? What is the age criterion for admission to Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai Kelambakkam for the upcoming academic year?

Admisison to CBSE Program

Admission Procedure

  1. Parents have to Fill in the pre admission enquiry available at the school office
  2. Purchase application form, fill in all the details & affix the student's passport size photograph
  3. Handover the duly filled in application at the admission counter
  4. The admission in-charge will give you admit card
  5. Admit card should be produced at the time of entrance test / interview
  6. Parents will be given admission confirmation letter

Age criteria for Admission

  • For Pre KG - child should have completed 2.6 years as on march 31st.
  • For LKG - child should have completed 3 years & 1 month as on march 31st.
  • Admission to UKG is permitted only if the child has completed LKG course of study

Documents Required for Admission

List of documents to be submitted at the time of fee payment

  1. Transfer certificate from the previous school (original)
  2. Scholastic reports (original)
  3. Conduct certificate
  4. Birth certificate (copy)
  5. Community certificate (copy)
  6. Passport size photograph - 4 nos in sealed cover
  7. Passport & visa (copy) for those coming from overseas

Admission to Pre KG & LKG

Students will have an interaction session with the Principal. Selected students' list will be displayed on the school notice board

Admission to UKG , Classes I -IX &  XI

Students will have entrance test in English, Mathematics & Science. Each subject will be tested for 25 marks

Result of the diagnostic test will be displayed on the school notice board. Selected students will have interview with the Principal

Admission to IB Program

Admission from Pre KG to Grade 5

Applicants to Kindergarten K1, K2, K3 will be scheduled for an admission assessment. The focus of the assessment is to evaluate a child's developmental maturity and school readiness.

Admission from Grade 6 to 12

Students applying to Grades 6-12 must complete the Student Questionnaire. Applicants will be scheduled for a personal interview with a member of the Admission Committee.

Age Requirements for Admission

  • Kindergarten K1 applicants must be 3 years old by May 30th
  • Kindergarten K2 applicants must be 4 years old by May 30th
  • Kindergarten K3 applicants must be 5 years old by May 30th
  • PYP 1 -Grade 1 applicants must be 6 years old by May 30th
  • PYP 2 -Grade 2 applicants must be 7 years old by May 30th
  • PYP 3 -Grade 3 applicants must be 8 years old by May 30th
  • PYP 4 -Grade 4 applicants must be 9 years old by May 30th
  • PYP 5 --Grade 5 applicants must be 10 years old by May 30th
  • MYP 1 --Grade 6 applicants must be 11years old by May 30th
  • MYP 2 --Grade 7 applicants must be 12years old by May 30th
  • MYP 3 -Grade 8 applicants must be 13 years old by May 30th
  • MYP 4 -Grade 9 applicants must be 14 years old by May 30th
  • MYP 5 --Grade 10 applicants must be 15 years old by May 30th
  • DP1 -Grade 11 applicants must be 16 years old by May 30th
  • DP2 -Grade 12 applicants must be 17 years old by May 30th

Fees Details

Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai Fees: Fee Structure & Details

Refer below for Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai Kelambakkam fee structure and current fees.

Admission Fee Rs. 50,000

Refundable Deposit Rs. 50,000

Infrastructure & Facilities

The Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai campus is spread over acres of land in Padur area of Kelambakkam, Tamil Nadu. The School is a K-12 Day School. The School's infrastructure includes but is not limited to:

Sports Facilities(11/41)

  • Aerobics
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Covered Play Area
  • Cricket
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnasium
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Horse Riding
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Judo
  • Kabaddi
  • Karate
  • Kho Kho
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Netball
  • Play Area
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Skating
  • Soccer
  • Splash Pool
  • Sand Pit
  • Sailing
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Rowing
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwando
  • Tennis
  • Throwball
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga

Education Facilities(1/6)

  • Library
  • Digital Library
  • Career Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Student Exchange Programs
  • Test Center

Classroom Facilities(0/3)

  • AC Classrooms
  • AV Classrooms
  • Lockers

Visual and Performing Arts Facilities(1/4)

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Dramatics
  • Music

Laboratories Facilities(2/6)

  • Laboratories
  • Language Labs
  • Maths Labs
  • Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL)
  • Computer Labs
  • Robotics Labs

Transport Facilities(1/2)

  • Transport Facility
  • AC Buses

Boarding Facilities(0/2)

  • Hostel
  • AC Hostels

Accessibility Facilities(0/4)

  • Accessible Parking
  • Ramped or Level Entrances
  • Accessible Washrooms
  • Braille and Large Print Room Numbers

Digital Facilities(0/4)

  • AV Facilities
  • Interactive Boards
  • School App
  • Wi-Fi

Food and Catering Facilities(0/3)

  • Canteen
  • Meal Served
  • Kitchen & Dining Hall

Safety and Security Facilities(0/11)

  • CCTV
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Security Guards
  • Boundary Wall
  • Fenced Boundary Wall
  • Speedometer In Bus
  • GPS In Bus
  • CCTV In Bus
  • Fire Extinguisher In Bus
  • School Bus Tracking App

Medical Facility Facilities(1/7)

  • Medical Facility
  • Medical Room or Clinic
  • Resident Doctor
  • Medical Staff
  • Isolation Room
  • ICU
  • Dedicated Ambulance

Other Infra Facilities(2/6)

  • Kids Play Area
  • Activity Center
  • Toy Room
  • Amphitheatre
  • Auditorium
  • Day Care

Extra-Curricular Activities

School Clubs and Societies

The School has organisations/Clubs/Societies that organize various activities to develop the skills and extract the best out of every child. These scholastic and co scholastic clubs are a great way to explore the interest of any student or even develop new ones. The Clubs are:

  • Art and Craft
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Photography
  • Science Club

Academic Programs

School Timings and Vacations

What are the school timings?

The school works in Shift 1 (Morning).

Language of Instruction
  • English
What is the typical school vacation schedule?
The School holidays are from
School Senior Secondary Streams
  • Science with Mathematics
  • Science without Mathematics
  • Commerce
School Level & Classes

Which grades will you have in the new session?

Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai is a Pre Primary School (Pre School) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) for both boys and girls and has following grades/levels
Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)
XIXII
Secondary School (IX-X)
IXX
Middle School (VI-VIII)
VIVIIVIII
Primary School (I-V)
IIIIIIIVV
Pre Primary School (Pre School)
PrepLKGUKG

Academics Programme and Curriculum Structure

The Academic session at Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai starts from April. The School provides education to students from LKG to XII.

Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai is a Coed English medium Day School which offers the best of National and International curriculum CBSE, IB, from LKG to XII.The School offers its students a choice of 2 boards Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), International Baccalaureate (IB).

Affiliations

Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai is authorised to offer the following

CBSE Board India
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

National Level Curriculum under the Union Government of India, Board of Education for public and private schools conducts. CBSE is the largest educational board in the country and is duly recognized by the Department of Education.

  • Secondary School Examination
  • Senior Secondary certificate examination

Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai is recognised by and affiliated to the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) board and follows curriculum prescribed by it. The school is affiliated to CBSE since with CBSE affiliation number 1930380.

The Schools offers following CBSE boards

  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE) (12th)
  • All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE) (10th)

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IB International Board Schools - MYP, PYP, IBDP
International Baccalaureate (IB)

The International Baccalaureate (IB) (International Baccalaureate Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland) offers 4 programs for students randing from age 3 to 19. The Primary Years Programme (PYP) is for students of age 3 to 12 students. Middle Years Programme is for students aged 11 to 16 and Diploma Programme (DP) for students ages 16 to 19. Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai, Kelambakkam is affiliated to International Baccalaureate (IB). Every School authorized to offer the IB programmes is known as an IB World School.

The school is affiliated to IB since 12/20/2016 with IB affiliation number 051564.

The Schools offers following IB programs

  • PYP
  • MYP
  • DP

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Curriculum offered in Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai by Class

In this section, we will answer What board of education does Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai intend to follow over the years?

Level - Class/Grade
Curriculum
Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)
  • School is Affiliated to CBSE and offers CBSE AISSCE curriculum in class XI & XII. Followed by CBSE Board Exam (AISSCE All India Senior School Certificate Examination) at the end of the Class 12th.
  • School follows IB DP Curriculum in Senior Secondary level classes, IB Diploma Programme (DP) caters to students from Class /Grade XI & XII. Know more about IB DP.
  • At the Senior Secondary level, school offers Science with Mathematics, Science without Mathematics, Commerce streams.
Secondary School (IX-X)
  • School is Affiliated to CBSE and offers CBSE AISSE (SSE) curriculum in Secondary classes (class IX & X). Followed by CBSE Board Exam (AISSE All India Secondary School Examination) at the end of the Class 10th.
  • School follows IB MYP Curriculum in Secondary level classes, IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) also caters to students of Class /Grade 9th & 10th. As per the Agreement signed between International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) in January 2013, compeletion of IB MYP program will be consdidered equivalent to any other Class 10th board examination in India. Students can get continue their education with any school or board after compelting the IB MYP. Know more about MYP.
Middle School (VI-VIII)
  • School follows IB MYP Curriculum in Middle level classes, IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) caters to students from Class /Grade 6 to 8. Know more about MYP.
Primary School (I-V)
  • Upto Class V, School follows IB PYP Curriculum. IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) caters to students from Class /Grade 1 to 5. Know More about IB PYP
Pre Primary School (Pre School)
  • School follows IB PYP Curriculum in Pre Primary level classes. IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) is designed to cater to students till Grade/Class 5. Know more about PYP.

There are 3 stafes of study at the Kindergarten level

  1. Stage 1: Pre KG 'GEM' Programme
  2. Stage 2: LKG 'GROW' Programme
  3. Stage 3: UKG 'GEAR' Programme

CBSE Subjects Availble at Senior Secondary Classes

Group I A English Core, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General Studies, Physical and Health Education, Work Experience
Group I B English Core, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, General Studies, Physical and Health Education, Work Experience
Group I I A English Core, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics, General Studies, Physical and Health Education, Work Experience
Group I I B English Core, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Entrepreneurship, General Studies, Physical and Health Education, Work Experience

Subject Offered by GIS IB Diploma Programme

Group Subject Options
Group 1 English A Language and Literature
Group 2 Language for Acquisition Hindi B, French B, French ab initio
Group 3 Individuals and Societies Economics, Business management, History, ESS
Group 4 Sciences Physics, Chemistry, Biology, ESS
Group 5 Mathematics Mathematics HL, Mathematics SL, Mathematical Studies SL
Group 6 The Arts Visual Art

Class 10th - Secondary School Examination

The CBSE students have to study 5 subject and 1 vocational subject in class 10th. CBSE has made it compulsory for class 10 students to appear for a vocational subject as an additional course. final marksheet for Class X will have separate assessment for the Scholastic Area, co-Scholastic Activities and Discipline (Attendance, Sincerity, Values). Know more about the Class 10th subjects, assessment pattern, Prescribed books and paper format

Students can select any language or subject from list of additional subjects as 6th Subject. Know about list of subjects available in Class X, Syllabus, course structure, Exam paper Format and Prescribed books. Also know about the list of subjects available as 6th subject and their syllabus and course structure.

School Rating & Reviews

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Gopinath GopinathCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on April 5, 2020 7:41 AM
One of the great school which provides quality in both academic and sports. Also I admired the experiencia conducted which provokes children's creativity. Children will get away from stage fear in KG itself. The amount of knowledge they provide from KG is really appreciated. I knew since my kid is studying from Pre KG. Thanks to KG teachers.
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Rohit RohitCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on March 20, 2019 8:31 AM
Gateway IB School is one the best IB schools in the OMR area. I am very happy with the infrastructure, the huge play ground and the swimming pool. With experienced and patient teachers and a syllabus that will mold him to adapt to the current global scenario , this school is clearly the best for my kid. The school also teaches children to take care of their community . Thank You Gateway IB , padur
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Saranya KarolinCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on March 20, 2019 8:29 AM
Our son... has made leaps and bounds academically, and socially. He is safe, appreciated by his teachers and peers, and feels that all the kids are equals. Gateway IB School has wonderful classes, superb and supportive teachers, focus on liberal arts, community outreach.
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Muthukumar RajendranCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on December 5, 2018 1:16 PM
Good
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Good SchoolCurrent student of the schoolwrote a review on August 16, 2018 7:06 AM
Very good school and spacious campus.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai is affiliated to which board?

Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai, Kelambakkam is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), International Baccalaureate (IB).

What is the process of getting admission into Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai, Kelambakkam?

The Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai has students enrolled from LKG to XII. Refer to Admission Section for information on admission process, schedule and key dates.

Is this school a co-educational school?

Yes The Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai is Coed school.

What is the curriculum offered at Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai, Kelambakkam?

Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai, Kelambakkam offers the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), International Baccalaureate (IB) at various levels of education.

Is this school good? What is the rating of this school?

The Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai is rated 4.2 out of 5 based on 27 reviews on SchoolMyKids.com, largest school reviews and rating platform.

Does Gateway International School, Padur, Chennai offer Hostel facility to students?

No, The schools does not have any boarding/hostel facilities to students. The School is Day School .