Harrow International School Bengaluru convened its second Parent Information Session in Bengaluru on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at the JW Marriott. The event was very well attended by over 160 parents and guests. The event was anchored by Dr. Moses Satralkar who welcomed the guests and organized media invites.
Head Master, Mr. Andrew Leale (Oxford University, UK) made a comprehensive presentation that covered the history, ethos, vision, mission, curriculum accreditations, subject combinations, infrastructure, co-curricular activities, faculty profiles and scholarship opportunities.
The event was well-appreciated by the participants in the audience that comprised affluent parents, expatriates, and diverse stakeholders including those from media, corporate industries/MNCs, club representatives, forum members, private entrepreneurs, diplomats and former military personnel.
The session was followed by an interactive Open Forum where the participating parents asked a number of questions on admissions pre-requisites, the difference between A levels and IBDP, university placements, as well as the daily school routine. Parents and students that attended were from a range of premium Schools across Bengaluru.
Media present included Money Control, Education Today, Education World and other local News agencies. Overall, the event was a big success and was appreciated by all stakeholders.
The Harrow Bengaluru team has been traveling across India over recent weeks, meeting parents and prospective pupils in a number of different cities. Ahmedabad, Kolkata, and Guwahati have all seen visits by the admissions team as the excitement grows ahead of our opening in August. The Head Master, Mr. Andrew Leale, addressed parents at open forums in both Ahmedabad and Kolkata, fielding questions on international curriculums, the benefits of boarding schools, and the unique benefits of British legacy schools in India, in which he drew on his experience from Oxford University, Harrow School and beyond. Further city visits are planned in February and March, details of which will be shared on our social media channels.
Our Head Master, Mr. Andrew Leale, has featured within a number of publications over the past fortnight as interest in Harrow Bengaluru continues to build. Interviews with Mr. Leale can be found in Education World Magazine, where he was in conversation with Editor in Chief, Mr. Dilip Thakore, and in Careers 360 Magazine. On both occasions, Mr. Leale extolled the virtues of Harrow’s academic programme, which aspires to bring the very highest level of global education to Bengaluru, as well as sharing the value he attaches to holistic boarding style education. The full interviews can be found in these links: