A cutting-edge academic programme offering both Indian and international curriculum was a distant dream for majority of aspiring students but Himalayan Residential International (HIRS) School of Siliguri West Bengal runs along similar lines ensuring holistic development of students with world’s best educational practices and an opportunity where all the stakeholders from teachers and staffs to students work together to create an environment of inclusiveness and collaborative learning.
A complete residential school with a judicious mix of academic, sporting and co-curricular activities in order to provide a truly broad-based and comprehensive all-round education. Co-curricular activities like music, dance, drama and sports activities like Lawn Tennis, Swimming, Horse riding are some facilities provided by the institution to the pupils. Ensuring individual attention, extra care and guidance to students are the well-defined features of the institution.
“Unfortunate scenario in Indian education is the craze for marks but we at HIRS believe in preparing students for the next level by not only helping them to score academically but also developing their personality and build confidence along with knowledge to be ready to face the challenges of the competitive world” quoted Mr. Vivek Agarwak, Director, Himalayan Residential International (HIRS) School of Siliguri West Bengal. The school was founded in 1997 by Mr S.K. Agarwal an eminent businessman from Siliguri.
An international affiliation with the University of Cambridge makes it only among the few schools in the eastern region to enjoy this coveted global recognition and identity. HIRS is affiliated to CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education – New Delhi) for Secondary (Grade 10) and Senior Secondary (Grade 12) levels. HIRS is also affiliated with University of Cambridge – London and offers its IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) program at grade 9 and 10 and A Level (Advanced Level) program at grade 11 and 12. University of Cambridge International Examination(CIE) is the world’s largest provider of international qualification for 14 -19-year-olds. CIE operates in 157 countries around the world and CIE qualifications are recognised throughout the world.