About Us

Billabong High International School, Thane (BHIS, Thane) is a co-educational school established in 2006 by the Goenkas, under the aegis of the Citizens Welfare Association (CWA). With the aim to offer world class educational opportunities in the city of Thane, the CWA tied up with Kangaroo Kids Education Limited (KKEL) for pre-primary, primary and secondary education. For the ninth and tenth standards, the syllabus is as prescribed by the Council for the Indian School Examinations (CISCE). As a franchise school of KKEL, the pre-school is recognized as Kangaroo Kids and the main school as Billabong High International School.

BHIS, Thane is managed by Mr Sudhir Goenka, a leading philanthropist and entrepreneur with a deep commitment to the promotion of quality education.

Vision


The school aims to produce young individuals who will be caring and committed Indians while they create a place for themselves in the global community.

Mission


To enable our students to become professionally successful and personally secure individuals.

To tap the potential of our students and bring about a strong sense of personal and academic excellence.

To provide an environment of safety and security for our students so that the school is truly a home away from home.

To encourage our students to contribute to the growth and welfare of our society by being responsible citizens.

To endeavor to build a strong bond with the community as a recognized hub of human goodness.

History


2006 - School Launched

2007 - Reached 500 student landmark

2008 - Reached 1000 student landmark

2009 - Received ICSE affiliation

Our Team









BHIS, Thane is proud to possess a faculty team of highly qualified and competent teachers with teaching experience both in India and abroad.

With the aim to ensure high standards of quality education the faculty members are encouraged to upgrade their skills and update their knowledge on a regular basis. All faculty members are subject to regular review and from the evaluation, further training needs are identified. Faculty undergoes mandatory training sessions that are planned yearly, in areas such as teaching methodologies, use of technology in class and such related subjects.

It is pertinent to place on record with gratitude the increased amount of workload the faculty members have taken on themselves to improve the academic standards of the school.

Our Facilities

  • Classroom Facilities

  • The classrooms are equipped with SMART Boards. The School block has Smart Classrooms’ with Cameras installed for 360 degree vigilance.

  • Library

  • Our library acts as a center of academic and intellectual development for staff and students, and contains encyclopedias, various series of world books and over 10,000 publications. The library subscribes to national and international periodicals, journals and newspapers.

  • Audio Visual Room

  • The Audio Visual Room is equipped with a television, tape-recorder, over-head projector, computer and LCD projector. These audio-visual aids help make teaching more effective, interesting and learning a multi-sensory process for students. Teachers use these to deliver lessons and screen educational films.

  • Computer Lab

  • Internet-enabled computer laboratory with computers designed to meet the students’ information technology needs. Trained and experienced teachers provide both theoretical and practical lessons for students to help them navigate a rapidly changing technology driven world.

  • Science Lab

  • Science laboratories provide requisite hands-on experience which is the heart of science teaching. Science teachers along with the lab assistant plan various demonstrations and experiments to ignite the curiosity and inculcate a scientific temperament in the students.

  • Performing Arts

  • A dedicated room is used to hone skills in vocal and instrumental music, dance and drama.

  • Art and Craft

  • A bright, airy and inspiring room, which allows students to see the sights of a variety of media ranging from fine art, painting, drawing and craft to give expression to their creativity.

  • Canteen

  • The Canteen operates throughout the year. It offers an extensive variety of food - making fresh rolls, sandwiches, complete meal of different varieties each day. Milk, juices etc. are just a few of our large selection of items on sale. To provide the students with a healthful choice of food and good service we have four -five helpers daily to serve the students as they only have a short time for recess and lunch.

  • Sports Facilities

  • The School has good sports facilities, which include indoor and outdoor basketball courts, table tennis facilities and a multipurpose ground. Opportunities for team games and physical training are facilitated by trained physical instructors and yoga teachers. Students practice yoga and pursue sports like table tennis, volleyball, basketball, badminton, throw ball and athletics. They also enjoy board games like carom and chess. The annual sports day is held to celebrate the spirit of sportsmanship.

  • Play Area

  • The sand pit, slides and swings make coming to school an enjoyable experience for young children.