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Sancta Maria International School

Sancta Maria International School

Survey No 106/107, Serilingampally, Hyderbad, Telangana, 500019, India

+91 40 2301 1222



Sancta Maria International School
School type Co-educational Day
Headteacher Ms Ruchira Ghosh
Co-ed Age Range 3-19
Number of pupils 1,350
Day fees per annum US$3,300 - US$7,300
Curriculum A Levels, IGCSE

Sancta Maria International School is an approved Cambridge International School located in Hyderabad, India. The School is part of Saint Mary's Educational Society and offers world-class Cambridge Pathway programmes and qualifications from Early Years to Grade 12 (ages 3-18). The Society was founded by Mr B. Arogya Reddy in 1981 and has provided quality education to learners from 3 to 21 years for nearly four decades through its group of institutions. Sancta Maria opened its doors to the learners in the year 2011.

Sancta Maria's vision is to be a globally renowned institution of enduring greatness, nurturing responsible leaders. Its motto In Omnia Excellentia is a Latin phrase that means 'striving for excellence always'.

The school's mission is to unlock the potential of every learner by:

  • Providing holistic and lifelong learning in a safe and enriching environment
  • Nurturing empathetic, aware and confident young people who can thrive in a global society
  • Creating a culture of excellence in teaching and learning that stimulates innovation
  • Establishing best practices and develop mutually meaningful partnerships
  • Promoting collaboration among stakeholders.

The school values are Fairness, Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Happiness and Value Creation and it seeks to develop young learners who are confident, innovative, engaged, responsible and reflective learners, the attributes of Cambridge learners globally.

The school offers a broad and balanced curriculum using all four stages of Cambridge International. Sancta Maria has four Divisions:

Early Years (Nursery-EY2): 3-5 years

Primary School (Grades 1-5): 5-11 years

Middle School (Grades 6-8): 11-14 years

High School (Grades 9-12): 14-18 years

There are ten reasons that provide Sancta Maria its unique value proposition:

1. Student-centred Environment

The school puts its learners first always and provides a caring and safe environment in which they are valued and respected, and are able to thrive and be happy. There are full-time student counsellors and health professionals. The school values the special bonds between children and their families and welcomes parents and grandparents to the premises on special occasions.

2. Management & Leadership

The school is a part of the 40-year old trusted Saint Mary's Educational Society with rich experience and understanding of education. The school has an engaged management and competent leadership team spearheading the school's future.

3. Cambridge Pathway School

Sancta Maria is among the few schools in the city of Hyderabad using the world-class Cambridge International Curriculum right from Early Years to Grade 12. The school offers Cambridge Checkpoints, IGCSEs and AS & A Levels.

4. Seamless Progression With Flexibility and Choice

Students can choose the subjects they are truly passionate about and specialise in them from Grade 9 onwards. By offering all stages of Cambridge curriculum, the school ensures consistency of teaching and learning approaches and seamless progression from one stage to the other.

5. Teachers' Professional Development

The school believes its teachers are its strongest asset and is fully committed to investing in their lifelong learning. A systematic annual plan for Continuous Professional Development ensures that teachers participate in trainings and workshops by experts in diverse areas, self-study courses, conferences and webinars round the year.

6. Infrastructure

The school's excellent infrastructure with spacious classrooms, labs, art and dance rooms, clean and hygienic dining areas, play areas, amphitheatre and lots of natural light creates a home away from home for the students. High standards of safety and security are followed on the campus and in school transport.

7. Transparency & Ease of Communication

The school treats its parents as co-partners in education and maintains transparency and ease of access. There is a dedicated Parent Relations Team and convenient channels of communication including Edmodo, Institutional Resource Management (IRP) besides email and SMS.

8. Partnerships

The school prides in its broad and balanced curriculum. It is a licensed centre for offering Duke of Edinburgh's International Award (delivered by IAYP in India). The school has meaningful partnerships with organisations and programmes like Harvard Model United Nations, Sportz Village, Univariety, IC3, Educational Initiatives (Mind Spark), Chartered Institute for Securities and investments, to name a few.

9. International Mindedness

Along with offering international curriculum, the school provides practical exposure to our students and teachers to best practices around the world. The school has established international school partnerships for collaborative learning and teachers and students use digital platforms such as Google Classrooms, Skype in the Classroom, FlipGrid, Edmodo for wider learning opportunities.

10. Support for Mobile Families

Sensitive to the challenges faced by relocating families, the school extends its support by accepting admissions during the course of the year and provide extra learning support for such students.