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Global Public School

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Global Public School
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Front view of the GPS campus
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Global Public School is located in Kerala
Global Public School
Global Public School
Global Public School is located in India
Global Public School
Global Public School
OEN Jn., Thiruvaniyoor

Cochin
,
Kerala
,
682308

Coordinates9°55′44″N 76°24′49″E / 9.9289°N 76.4135°E / 9.9289; 76.4135Coordinates: 9°55′44″N 76°24′49″E / 9.9289°N 76.4135°E / 9.9289; 76.4135
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Information
TypeInternational school
Established2005; 16 years ago (2005)
CategorySchool
ChairmanP. Jacob
DirectorJohan P. Jacob
PrincipalSreekumar Kartha
Vice PrincipalSaritha Jayaraj
Susanna Sunil
HeadmistressSeema Venugopal
GradesKindergarten to Grade 12
Campus size4.0 hectares (10 acres)
Campus typeSuburban
Colour(s)Red, yellow, green, and blue
                
SongNestling In The Lap Of Mother Nature
PublicationBrick 'n' Glade
NewspaperThe Global Gazette
AffiliationsCentral Board of Secondary Education
Website

Global Public School (informally Global, or GPS) is an international school in Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India. The institution is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. It was established in 2006 by the Global Education Trust.

The school has produced several international-level subject toppers,[clarification needed] and national-level athletes and swimmers.[1][2]

In April 2016, it became the first school in India to receive a comprehensive ISO 9001:2015 certification after auditing by UK-based inspection firm Bureau Veritas.[3]

Facilities[edit]

  • Swimming pool
  • Boarding
  • Cafeteria
  • Day-boarding
  • Enrichment program
  • Two curricula - CBSE & CIE[clarification needed]
  • Artificial soccer turf
  • BiBox program[clarification needed]
  • Indoor and outdoor basketball courts
  • Math, physics, chemistry, and biology laboratories

Houses[edit]

Students of Grades 6 to 12 are sorted into one of four houses. Inter-house competitions are held regularly and the best house is adjudged at the end of the academic year. House prefects who are elected by the house members from Grades 9 to 12. The four houses are:

  • Air
  • Earth
  • Fire
  • Water

Each house is headed by two house prefects and a teacher known as the 'house co-ordinator'.

Pupils[edit]

Pupils of Global are referred to as GPSites (pronounced /ɪpsʌɪt/). In 2019 the student body was composed of over 3,000 students, ranging from kindergarten to grade 12.

Academics[edit]

Global Public School's CBSE Block

Global Public School provides a strong academic base with a focus on all round development in cultural, sports and intellectual skills. The students have performed exemplarily in their CBSE examinations, with nearly all students securing distinction or first class.[4] In their CAIE examinations, with Cambridge Outstanding Achievement awards being conferred upon students for securing positions including World Topper in Travel and Tourism and Business Studies, India Toppers in Accounting, Business Studies, Food and Nutrition, Travel and Tourism, Environmental Management and Biology.[5]

GPS-International[edit]

GPS-International, is a part of Global Public School that offers students the IGCSE curriculum for Grades 9 to 10 and the AS & A Levels for Grades 11 to 12, prepared by Cambridge Assessment International Education.[5] Upon reaching Grade 9, students are offered the option to switch from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to the IGCSE curriculum for High School.

References[edit]

  1. "Breathless she swam, to the top of the podium". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-10-21.
  2. "Making waves". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-10-21.
  3. "Kochi school awarded ISO 9001 certification - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-04-06.
  4. "Good show by schools in CBSE examination". The Hindu. 2015-05-29. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2015-12-30.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Global Public School". globalpublicschool.org. Retrieved 2015-12-30.


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