Category: Primary Years

The Year That Was: Looking Back With Dr Geoff

In his last vlog of 2022, our head of school Dr Geoffrey Fisher talks about an eventful and exciting 2022 at B.D. Somani! Despite the challenges of the pandemic, our school community has shown incredible resilience and adaptability.

Child-Centric Education: The Hows and the Whys

In his newest vlog, our Head Of School, Dr Geoffrey Fisher, talks about child-centric education, B.D. Somani International School’s unique approach that keeps the child at the focal point of the learning journey. Dr Fisher explains that this entails differentiated learning, where each child’s needs and skills are considered when devising curricula and teaching methods. It also means a values-based education that is individualized for every student and oriented towards the future while rooted in the past. Each student has a unique pathway as they traverse through the world of B.D. Somani’s child-centric education. Dr Fisher acknowledges the teachers’ hard work in making sure that each pathway is fulfilling, all-rounded, and, most significantly, curated to bring forth the best from each child.

A new year; a new beginning

Our Head Of School, Dr Geoffrey Fisher, welcomes students, faculty and families to yet another exciting new year at B.D. Somani International School. In his first vlog of the new

Reflections on the year gone by

In his last vlog of the year, our Head of School, Dr Geoffrey Fisher reflects on the bittersweet emotions the end of every academic year bring, the highlights of the year gone by and a ‘back to school’ memory that he will treasure forever.

On how the pandemic has accelerated the technological disruption of education

In his May vlog, our Head of School, Dr Geoffrey Fisher, talks about how he’s looking forward to presenting diplomas to the Class of 2022 and attending school events in person. He shares his views on how the intersection of learning and technology in the post-pandemic world, even as it disrupts education as we know it today, will continue to enrich and augment the learning experience and what B.D. Somani is doing to ensure we’re ready for this shift.

Positive Language Goes A Long Way

On positive language and converting don’ts to dos and how our teachers use compassionate and honest language to foster trust and emotional wellbeing.

The Arts Programme

A look at our Primary School arts program that helps our students explore and express ideas, feelings and experiences.