Frequently Asked Questions

At Redbridge International Academy, we have a hands-on approach to non-English speaking children. We operate through a multilingual education system; teachers help a child/children to understand the basics in his/her known language until their English language and vocabulary can be well developed. Since the teacher-student ratio is less, this kind of personalization has been possible.
Redbridge International Academy is an international school that believes in inclusiveness. Our approach is child-centric, and hence we have a department called the Special Education Needs (SEN) department. Children with special educational needs receive personal attention.
The languages taught in Redbridge academy include English, Hindi, Kannada, and French. Depending upon the classes, even the languages become advanced or simple. The lower classes such as the Primary will have simple English, Hindi, Kannada, and French. Higher classes have more advanced grammar and comprehension.
Redbridge academy offers extensive after school activities for its children. These activities help the child socialize better and aid the overall development of students. After-school, facilities are opted by many working parents, and this assures the children with a safe environment and a familiar place too.
Red Bridge International Academy has a global approach towards educating its students. Students here evolve to be self-sufficient, self-reliant, and, most importantly, holistic learners. This enables children to sustain independently at global universities.
Yes, Redbridge academy provides an inhouse transportation system. The transportation facilities are not included in the school fee and hence charge extra. You can choose the route with the transport manager and coordinate as per your convenience.
Redbridge academy conducts preliminary tests to observe and record the skills of all the aspirants. The test is purely based on merit and is meant to examine the abilities of students applying to obtain a seat at the International school.
Parents are often included at various cultural and social events of the International school in Bangalore. Annual events such as Sports day, Annual day invite parents for a rendition of talents. Celebratory events such as Grandparents' day inculcates the value of an older generation in children. Regular PTM- parent-teacher meetings keep the parents abreast of the progress made by the children.
Yes, Red Bridge International Academy offers fun-filled, high energy summer camps exclusively for its students. Summer camps are meant to have a high impact on the personality development attributes of an individual. The camps are designed exactly to enhance the same in children.
The campus at Redbridge International Academy boasts large classrooms, activity rooms, an infirmary, a state-of-the art library and extensive indoor and outdoor sports facilities.
At Redbridge International Academy, the responsibility of learning shifts from the teacher to the student, thus making learning self-directed, student-centric and personalized. Only a self- actualized individual can truly empower and inspire another. The Redbridge mission and values enable students to overcome all challenges on the dawn of tomorrow.
Our play areas and equipment have been meticulously planned to ensure that they are totally safe and child-friendly. We have 24 x 7 security personal stationed on campus, continuous CCTV coverage. Our bus management system has real-time web-enabled tracking, and alerts for parents about the expected time of their child’s arrival and helps to provide a safe and secure environment.
Admissions are open through the year; however the admission policy favors completion of all procedures by 31st June of every academic year.
Pre-Primary: 9.00 am to 12.30 pm Grades 1 to 9: 9.00 am to 3.30 pm Day Care: 9.00 am to 5 pm
Our transport is outsourced. There is GPS facility on every bus and the parents can monitor the movement of their child's transport on their mobile phones.
Weekdays: 9.00am to 4.30pm, Saturday: 9.30am to 3pm and Sunday - by Prior Information
Admissions open by 15th September and closes by 30th April for the next session, however mid-year admissions for transfer/ migration cases are open throughout the year.
We do have a formal entrance test for classes 2 to 9. This is more to determine the level of attainment of the student in English & Mathematics and to ascertain what they know as opposed to what they do not know.
There is no written test or formal interview for the child. An informal intercation with the prospective parents and the child is generally the norm.
CISCE - Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi. The CISCE conducts the ICSE - Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (10) and the ISC - Indian School Certificate (12) Examinations CIE - Cambridge International Examinations, Cambridge UK that conducts the IGCSE- International General Certificate of Secondary Education Examination. IB - International Baccalaureate, Switzerland that conducts the IBDP- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (12)
Pre - Primary - Continuous Assessment. Primary Grades 1 to 3 - MR [Monthly review ] in the Subjects - English, 2nd Language, Mathematics and EVS. The student is evaluated on the topics done in the previous month. There are normally 6 MR�s in the academic year. Grades 4 to 9 - two unit tests and 2 term exams. Apart from this the children are also expected to complete a project in each term.
"Grades Pre-Primary to Grade 8 - Since the school has the flexibility to structure the curriculum in these classes it draws on the best practices available in the National and International domain while transacting the syllabus. Grades 9 & 10 (IGCSE / ICSE) - The curriculum is that prescribed by the respective Examination Boards (Cambridge International Examinations, Cambridge / Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi) , the council has its own prescribed text books , atleast for grade 9 and 10 to take up which is mandatory because they will be sitting for the board exams. The same rules applies to the IGCSE also. "
Hindi, Kannada, French and Spanish. An Indian student is expected to choose at least one Indian language as second or third language
Hindi, Kannada, French and Spanish.
The school will offer subjects and subject combinations based on the availability of teachers and facilities. A copy of the subjects offered by RBIA is available on demand. While the subjects offered for the ICSE is limited those offered for the IGCSE is extensive and flexible as in most subjects students have a choice of opting for a Core or Extended syllbus. Please refer to and for more information.
Yes, but not after registration for the respective examinations in August / September of the year in which the student is in Grade 9 after which they can migrate only to another CBSE / ICSE school respectively.
Level of attainment expected by both examination boards is the same. There may however be slight variance in syllabus content from subject to subject.
Teachers are encouraged to attend Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programmes and workshops to enable and empower them to further develop their teaching skills, classroom management skills and update them with latest in technology, subject content and examination assessment and evaluation techniques.
Every classroom, laboratory and some of the activity rooms are provided with promethean smart boards with preloaded syllabus content and access to the internet. Teachers adopt various teaching methodologies depending on the classroom situation, student needs and the subject being transacted. Methodologies may included strategies that provide children with the environment for experiential learning. The teacher may also adopt techniques to provide differentiated instruction, adapt a thematic or interdisciplinary approach and involve multiple intelligences. Most importantly all classroom activity is kept interactive and interesting for the students.
In this institution more than the knowledge that is imparted to the children we ensure that every child is accepted, cared for, appreciated and encouraged to grow to their fullest potential. The school provides all children the opportunities and facilities to express their trueselves and inate potential be it in academics, sports, games, art, music or dance. Most importantly we ensure that every child will experience success, be happy and feel loved.
Every class and hence every child is given the opportunity to conduct morning assembly. This is, in our opinion the basis for encouraging and ensuring that every child becomes self confident by providing them the platform to express themselves whether through the spoken word, dance, singing and the like. This goes a long way in helping them overcome stage fright and shyness. It also builds and boosts their self esteem and helps in developing leadership skills. Once this is done their participation in extra and co-curricular activities is more than ensured.
Not at all. We follow a homework schedule so that children are not over burdened and they are given interesting worksheets to complete for home work. At the same time children are encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities and sports and games so that it is not "all work and no play"!
Apart from organised sports, games and special activities organised after normal school working hours every class has 2 (higher classes) or 3 (lower classes) Physical Education periods that is a part of the regular school timetable. Children do exercises and play games like football, cricket, volleyball or basketball they also partcipate in individual games like badminton, chess or carrom during these periods. The PE intsructor ensures that all children get ample opportunities to participate in sports and games.
The teachers in the higher grades are suitably trained and qualified. They also attend Professional Development courses to enhance the quality of their teaching, classroom management skills and subject content. Extra classes if required are conducted on Saturdays. Specialised and qualified coaches are appointed for sports coaching after school working hours.
CCTV surveillance covers the entire campus, both in the classrooms and the outside common and play areas. This is constantly being monitored. There are lady attendants on the buses. Pre-primary children are always attended to by teachers and helped by lady attendants in the class rooms. The policy is to ensure that no student is left unattended at any time while they are on the campus or in school vehicles. We have a strict exeat procedure for students and staff and all visitors are screened before they enter the campus.
No. Till such time we have our own swimmimg pool we have outsoursed the facility for our children by having an understanding with a neighbouring club / resort.
Hostel facility is available for boys from grade 3 and above. We do plan to provide the facility also for girls and may do so in the near future.
Boarders follow a schedule as per the insert in the trifold that is available on demand from the admissions team. Exercise, sports, guided studies and weekend outings form a part of their schedule.
The menu is available on the school management system.
Yes, we organise an annual health check for all our children. The reports are maintained by the school and also shared with parents. The health check helps to detect vision, hearing, dental and bronchal problems and deficiencies of vitamins, iron and minerals.
Children are cautioned for their misconduct and may be referred to the student counselor when necessary and only in more serious cases. The class / subject teacher may make a diary note and inform parents only if if it needs to be brought to their attention. The situation is otherwise resolved entirely in school. No Corporal Punishment is permitted.
The school has two counselors on its rolls to assist children with Special Educational Needs (SEN).
The children are taken only to places that have educational relevance. Children may be taken to places of historical importance, museums, the plenetarium, an aquarium, zoological parks and so on.
Due respect and reverence is given to all religious festivals and these days are celebrated with great fervour with special assemblies be it for Dusshera, Diwali, Raksha Bandhan, Onam or Christmas. All National days too are celebrated with pomp and gaiety be it Independence Day or Republic Day. Other ocassions such as Teachers Day and Childrens Day are also celebrated with much fun, happiness and joy. All these ocassions helps to foster in the children an insight and appreciation in to the rich religious and cultural heritage of our great Nation and imbibe in them a sense of friendship, fellowship, patriotism and tolerance.