International Baccalaureate Diploma Program

B.D. Somani International School has a long-standing and productive collaboration with the International Baccalaureate Organisation and this has been possible because of the school and the IBO’s shared common philosophy of encouraging students to be active, compassionate and lifelong learners. Given its holistic approach to education, the IB in general and B.D. Somani in particular, recognises the need to allow students to explore a range of subjects based on their interests. The six academic subjects are studied concurrently. Students are thus able to explore some subjects in depth and others more broadly. This, we are convinced, allows them to make informed higher education and career-related choices in later years.

Activities in the IBD Program - BD Somani International School

We value and encourage student achievement and also strive to develop in our student key competencies such as time management, critical thinking and social responsibility that, as future global citizens, are essential to deal with complex and challenging opportunities and situations in the 21st century world. The IB learner profile attributes of being Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-minded, Caring, Risk-Takers, Balanced and Reflective remain at the centre of the student’s learning experience at B.D. Somani.

Activities in the IBD Program - BD Somani International School

Currently we have around 130 students enrolled in the IB Diploma Programme at our school. Please visit www.ibo.org for more information about the Diploma Programme.

Activities in the IBD Program - BD Somani International School
Studentspeak
I think B.D. Somani really stands out because of how everyone is always having fun in everything we do. B.D....

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Other than academics, being a student at B.D Somani helps unleash our talent through the extracurricular activities that take place...

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B.D. Somani embraces change instead of rejecting it. It teaches someone that being different is all right, in fact being...

Reeyan Udani, Grade 7

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Having been a BD Somani Student for 12 years now, I can confidently say that the School and its environment...

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BD Somani has not only given us a chance to grow as individuals but also encouraged us to create bonds..

Ryka Mehra, Grade 11

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Since coming to B.D. Somani, I have had the opportunity to involve myself in so many experiences that I never...

Kashvi Ganesh, Grade 7

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I have always been a student proud of our school...

Aanshi Choksi, Grade 9

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With the ups and downs of the current pandemic situation, the school faculty hasn’t failed to keep us thoroughly engaged...

Maana Vora, Grade 9

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BDSIS was home to me for 13 years of my life. Having spent 70% of my life on campus....

Raghav Ruia, Grade 12

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We completed our syllabus in an online school, a part of us still wanted to relax on the bus and...

Aadit Shah, Anaya Singhi and Kasha Nia Sachdev, Grade 7

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Joining B.D Somani has had a profound impact on my growth as a human being and student...

Chinmay Gupta, Grade 9

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The excitement of coming into middle school came with the additional challenge of having to adapt to a whole new...

Ananya Dalal and Imaan Virji, Grade 6A

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B.D. Somani stands out as a school because the teachers let you evolve as an individual. Teachers constantly motivate you...

Malvika Mehta, Grade 7

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I have been at BD Somani International School for the past 7 years. I believe that the school has seen...

Neel Chaudhari, Grade 12

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My personality is evolving, and my experiences in middle school allow me to find new interests and discover new things....

Sanya Shah, Grade 7

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While the lockdown took away all the classroom activities and trips, to our surprise, we were all well connected through...

Preetha Krishnan and Naisha Sahney, Grade 8B

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BD Somani is my second home and the community that we have created turns more into a family....

Khushi Munjani, Grade 11

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Online classes have been a new aspect of our lives and in the current situation of COVID-19, it has really...

Junyi Zhang and Ayaana Shah, Grade 8C

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This year has been an amalgamation of education and new approaches...

Aditi Chhajed and Thea Jain, Grade 8A

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My experience at B.D Somani has been an enjoyable and teaching one. The school's strength comes from the genuine concern...

Rony Chaudhari, Grade 12

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Parentspeak
My son has been going to B.D. Somani only for a year; he joined in Reception. We can't have asked...

Junior Kindergarten Parent

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B.D. Somani is a place where the students are challenged and thus encouraged to be engaged in all they do....

Grade 4 & Grade 6 Parent

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B.D. Somani School takes a holistic approach to learning. I have seen my child evolve into a confident, determined young...

Grade 8 Parent

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Both my children look forward to school every single day. This single fact speaks volumes to me. Over the years,...

Grade 1 Parent

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My boys have been in B.D. Somani since Junior Kindergarten. They are in Grades 6 and 4 now. It has...

Grade 4 & Grade 6 Parent

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I decided on B.D. Somani for my child because of the dedication of the teachers towards the students and also...

Grade 5 Parent

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The school's core values match our values, and we truly appreciate the programs, the focus on teaching individual soft skills...

Grade 2 Parent

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We have been part of the B.D. Somani family for six years now, with our two children attending school from...

Grade 1 and Grade 4 Parent

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A little more than a year ago to the day, my daughter made the heavy-footed journey from being a sheltered...

Grade 7 Parent

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As parents, we have truly enjoyed the inclusive engagement with the school as 'partners in learning' with everything from the...

Grade 3 and 8 Parent

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At B.D. Somani, every child’s individuality is recognised and respected. Using a progressive 21st-century curriculum, they work hard to equip...

Grade 4 Parent

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We are thankful that school's priority is to strengthen the skill sets in children, make them believe in their capabilities...

Grade 4 Parent

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B.D. Somani has brought out the best in my children. I love this school because it emphasises overall development and...

Reception & Kindergarten Parent

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Teacherspeak
From the teachers to assistants, to the students, there is a sense of family that is perfect for nurturing academic...

Grade 3 Teacher

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B.D. Somani is the most exciting place to be as each day the children and teachers embark on a new...

A parent who is also a teacher

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It is like my career life has been divided into two parts - before B.D. Somani and after B.D. Somani....

Grade 3 Teacher

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I have been at B.D. Somani for less than a month but it feels like I’ve been working here forever....

Grade 5 Assistant Teacher

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At B.D. Somani, we laugh together, we learn together but most importantly we GROW together. Lots of fun, lots of...

Grade 4 Teacher

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