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Harrow International School Information Session and Press Meet

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. 

Parent Orientation Session

Our first information session was held at the JW Marriott on Saturday 11 February. Over 120 prospective parents and students from across Bengaluru joined us for a lively interactive discussion.
Our Head Master, Mr Andrew Leale, shared the vision and mission of Harrow International School Bengaluru, as well as provided insights into the curriculum, the infrastructure and the daily life that our students will enjoy.
We’re grateful to all the families for their enthusiastic participation at our first parent orientation. We hosted over 120 attendees who later engaged in a detailed Q & A session with our Head Master. 
Harrow International School Bengaluru has participated in international exhibitions in Dubai and Bangladesh as well as national exhibitions convened in Indian cities including Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Guwahati. The School is also in the process of organizing various exclusive events for parents in other cities across India.

Head Master visits Harrow International School Bengaluru Site

On 1 October the Founding Head Master of Harrow International School Bengaluru, Mr Andrew Leale, visited the campus site to meet with the construction team and to view the initial progress on the building works. Construction began in early September and, despite the challenges presented by heavy recent rainfall, is ahead of schedule.
Mr Leale remarked, ‘It is wonderful to see the construction progress made already and to meet with the highly professional team who are overseeing the building process. It was particularly exciting to see the foundations for two of our boarding houses already in place. Boarding, in our outstandingly well-equipped boarding houses, will be an important element of the Harrow experience, helping to ensure students continue to learn and engage with our holistic school programme throughout the day and week.’


Harrow Cricket Team to Tour in India

The 1st XI cricket team of Harrow School in the UK have announced plans for a tour of India in December 2022. A 26 student-strong tour party will arrive in Delhi on 6 December and will play a total of 12 fixtures over the following fortnight. Harrow has a great tradition of cricketing excellence with the annual Harrow v Eton fixture, played at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, being one of the longest running annual sporting fixtures in the world, having been first played in 1805.
Harrow International School Bengaluru will provide a warm welcome to the British tourists and wishes them the very best for their time in India.


Founding Head Master Visits Harrow School in the UK

Harrow International School Bengaluru’s Founding Head Master, Mr Andrew Leale, recently completed a three-day visit to Harrow School in the UK as preparations for the opening of the first Harrow-branded school in India progress. Mr Leale met with Mr Alastair Land, Head Master of Harrow School in the UK, as well as governors, senior staff and students.
Mr Leale commented, ‘This visit has allowed me to see Harrow’s firm commitment to developing a strong, long-term partnership with Amity Harrow Schools in India. The tradition, academic excellence and values of Harrow School in the UK, established over 450 remarkable years, will help to ensure that Harrow Bengaluru is able to offer an outstanding holistic education to our students.’


Meeting Parents

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.

Head Master in the News

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:

Education World

Careers 360