The Cambridge School is a Nursery to 12 international school affiliated to Cambridge Assessment International Education, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Student life at The Cambridge School is a rich and vibrant experience.
Get set to change the way you look at schools. The Cambridge School (TCS), Calcutta’s oldest and largest Cambridge-affiliated school not only offers the globally accepted Cambridge ‘IGCSE‘ and ‘A‘ level qualifications from Kindergarten to Class 12, but is also a gateway to a global learning community.
While emphasizing the key milestones of education, TCS also encourages individuals to focus on their strengths. This is most evident in the Advanced Level qualifications (A Levels) that allow in depth specialisation by balancing knowledge and skill.
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Some of the best results of all international schools in the country are consistently achieved by TCS students, helped by effective and dedicated teachers, small class sizes and the usage of cutting edge technology in teaching. Our students have excelled across subjects in scoring top results in India. The course structures offer diversity, choice and flexibility and are designed to emphasize students’ strengths.
The school-leaving A Level qualifications are widely accepted in India for the purpose of admission to Indian colleges and universities, as well as meeting eligibility criteria for competitive exams like the Joint Entrance Test. To name a few, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), St Stephen’s College, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) and National Law Institute University recognize A Levels and hold them at par with Indian qualifications for meeting eligibility conditions.
The Cambridge School offers various Co-Curricular activities designed in accordance with our motto of ‘Roots & Wings’ which aims for wholesome all-round personality development of our students through varied activities that develop every facet of a student’s life. This is part of our avowed objective of creating well balanced individuals and not just well-educated ones.
Events are a regular feature of student life at TCS. Some recent ones include an Anti Dengue Awareness Event in July, Celebration of Indian Independence with the British Deputy High Commissioner in August and MUN (Model United Nations) and TCS Talent Show in September.
CAMBRIDGE BRILLIANCE AWARDS
Awarded by Cambridge University, UK to all-India toppers.
Awards for Sciences
Awards for Humanities
Awards for Business
“In TCS I learnt a new way of learning which is psychologically
less taxing, more enjoyable and yet, still rigorous. The emphasis is
on internalising knowledge, as opposed to simply gathering it for the
sake of sitting exams. Indeed, the Economics module that I took in TCS
has played a key role in me pursuing my Finance PhD and therefore,
affected my life in a truly profound way.“
Lecturer in Finance, University of Bristol, UK
“My stint at The Cambridge School was truly life altering! The friends I have made in Cambridge are not just from very distinct backgrounds and countries but the exposure to such a diversified fraternity was an immense boost to my confidence and thought-process. The student-teacher ratio in classrooms resulted in deep and personal bonds with each teacher and their contributions have been significant in my personality development in those formative years. I am grateful to The Cambridge School not just for the exceptional educational experience but for shaping me as a well-grounded individual.“
Senior Legal Counsel – Cognizant Technology Solutions, Kolkata
“There are certain times in everyone’s life, that they look back to for moments of strength and resolve. TCS forms a bulk of those memories for me. From my formative years, the guidance and mentorship till date gives me the self resolve to strive for success.“
Ex – Business Consultant, Data Governance for Fortune 500 Insurance firms, Clarity Insights. USA. Now Start-up Entrepreneur and Managing Partner – Transmarinus India, Kolkata
“Prior to joining TCS I was in another school. I was made to feel that I was generally bad at everything and should quit school and take up vocational training. I had nearly given up on getting anywhere in life and that’s when I came across The Cambridge School. TCS game me a new outlook in life and the confidence that I could in fact succeed. At TCS I was made to use my intellect and strengthen my analytical skills to arrive at answers rather than focus on mere bookish education. I am grateful to TCS for giving me my self-confidence back and setting me on the right path to success. Since TCS the sky has been the limit and I’ve never had to look back.“
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THE CAMBRIDGE EXPERIENCE
Every Cambridge School student enjoys a rich educational experience, in and out of the classroom.
Students have endless opportunities to fulfill their academic, creative and athletic potential through stimulating classes and comprehensive arts and sports programs. Our student-body is multicultural with pupils from the USA, UK, UAE, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Burma and Bangladesh. This gives our students a truly global experience.