High School (Grade IX Onwards)

Learning at Birla Open Minds International School, Indore is transformative and a series of discoveries made via pursuing personal interests and finding new ways of viewing the world. Academic excellence is at the core of everything we do at Birla Open Minds International School, Indore. Our school aims to ensure that our students benefit from latest knowledge and learning tools on the path to gaining a strong foundation for the rest of their lives.
The school offers curriculum prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education. It is the sum total of a planned set of educational experiences provided by the school to its learners.
Students learn best when they are able to truly trust and feel deeply connected to their mentors. Each High School student at Birla Open Minds Indore has an advisor who mentors them, helps them map out their progress, set goals, discuss and solve learning issues, and build on their capabilities to take greater responsibility for their learning.
Some of the High school academic subjects such as English, Social Studies, Math, Science, Physical Education include project-based learning to provide real-world experiences to our students, in order for them to use their critical thinking skills and gain new learning in the process. Extra curriculars such as Drama, Music and Art are a way of allowing our students to develop other interests and hobbies
Our students have the space to take on a tech project and build it from scratch, write a novel about their experiences or purely fictional and publish it, or deeply explore and research an academic topic of interest and present it to their class. They are not only given the means to achieve these goals but are also given a strong foundation which lends them the emotional strength to take on any challenge and accomplish it to the best of their abilities.

Academic Goals of High School

  • Develop values and life skills are integrated by curricular and co-curricular activities
  • Promote goal setting & lifelong learning
  • Foster cultural learning and international mindedness
  • Attend mastery over laid down competencies
  • Applying knowledge, understanding and the ability to deal with new as well as unfamiliar situations
  • Intellectual enquiry
  • Cultural awareness
  • Identify problems and create solutions
  • Respect differences among peers
  • Discover independence in thinking and action
  • Nurture sensitivity towards environment, economy and society
  • Life skills development
  • Development of hobbies
  • Acquire the ability to utilize technology and information for betterment of mankind.

Kindly Note That

The CBSE has restored the Board Examination for Class X and has revised the assessment structure from the Academic Year 2017-18

 Total 100 marks
(Syllabus for assessment will be only Class-X)
Subjects80 Marks
(Board Examination)
Student has to secure 33%
marks out of 80 marks in each
subject
20 Marks (Internal Assessment)
Student has to secure 33% marks out of overall 20 marks earmarked in each subject
Periodic Test
(10 Marks)
Notebook Submission
(5 Marks)
Subject Enrichment Activity
(5 Marks)
(i)(ii)(iii)
Language 1Board will conduct Class-X
Examination for 80 marks
in each subject covering 100%
syllabus of the subject of
Class-X only.
Periodic written    Test, restricted     to three in each subject in an Academic Year.
Average of the best two tests to be taken for final     marks submission
This will assess:
•  Regularity
•  Assignment     Completion
•  Neatness &     upkeep of     notebook
Speaking and listening skills
Language 2Speaking and listening skills
SciencePractical Lab work
MathematicsMaths Lab Practical
Social ScienceMap Work and Project Work

The same pattern of examination will be followed for class IX.
School will conduct three rounds of examination for classes IX & X.

Best two out of three Periodic tests will be considered.

Subject Enrichment Activities : These subject specific activities are aimed at enhancing the understanding and skills of the students. These activities will be conducted throughout the year and shall be evaluated at the term end. To develop effective speaking and listening skills in language, activities such as recitation, role play, declamation, picture reading and debate shall be carried out. Hands-on activities, Lab work and Project work shall be conducted in Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.
Co-Scholastic Activities : For the holistic development of the students, the students shall be graded in Work Education, Visual and Performing Arts, Health and Physical Education. Aspects such as regularity, sincere participation, output and teamwork shall be the criteria for grading the co-scholastic activities.

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