KG till Class 10
The school was founded in 1868 by Rev. John Braz Fernandes, (Vicar of the Church of Our Lady of Salvation, Dadar) and was then known as St. Johnâ€™s School. In 1875, Dr. Antonio da Silva of Dadar through the good offices of Rev. John B. Fernandes, left by his will the bulk of his estate for the foundation of a high school. The school then came to be known by its present name. In June 1963, the Technical stream was shifted to a new building at Veer Savarkar Marg, Dadar. In 1978, the Junior CollegeÂ of Commerce was started. The school is a Catholic, minority institution, administered by a Catholic Trust. The school is an English medium institution affiliated to the Archdiocesan Board of Education and prepares pupils for the Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSC). The school is aided by the government
Nagrik Shikshan Sanstha is an educational Trust established in 1963 by the founding President Late Shri Yashwantraoji Chavan. Deputy Prime Minister. Since its inception, the Trust has instituted a number of educational programmes from Kindergarten to Degree courses backed by the able guidance of Late Shri Rajabhau Govind Mirashi and Late Smt. Shatabai Rajabhau Mirashi. Complementing the conventional educational programmes, it has also been instrumental in introducing various vocational courses in Mumbai.
Nestled right opposite the Arabian sea on the Worli sea link in Mumbai is where you will find D Y Patil International school, Worli. A place where excellence is way of life D Y Patil International, Worli stands out among many. School takes pride in the fact that it is a part of the prestigious Ajeenkya D Y Patil Group who are one of the most renowned educational pioneers. Their expertise, visionary ideas and their dedication towards changing education for the better is unparalleled. D Y Patil International school is affiliated with the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) and Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) and has been authorized to run the PYP, IBDP, CSL and IGCSE programme. The school is also a GAFE school (Google app for education) and features spacious science rooms, art studio and classrooms equipped with inquiry. One of the most important things the school focuses on is inquiry-based learning with an aim to build an attitude of life-long learning amongst students as well as faculty members. By fostering critical thinking through the inquiry process, students here develop a broad range of competencies for their future endeavours. The school focuses on the holistic development of students, and to achieve the same, it provides them with interactive audio-visual technology and boards to enhance their learning as well as engage them in various extra-curricular activities such as Students Sports Competition, Drama, MUN Conference, Faculty- Seminar Workshop, Spelling Bee, GK Quiz Competition, etc. This is supported by a group of faculties who are trained in teaching under IB and CIE. Many teachers are also certified examiners under these two boards. Another reason why D Y Patil International, Worli is reputed and respected is because the school sees parents as its partners. Regular interactions with parents through formal and informal meetings such as coffee mornings have helped build a warm relationship between the two parties. Most importantly, D Y Patil International School, Worli not only ensure that students evolve as learners but that they feel safe, happy and involved in the school environment and see the school as their second home. School is proud to say that members of the D Y Patil alumni are in some of the most prestigious positions in various industries across the world. In the present situation where we are confined within the four walls of our homes due to pandemic, school didn’t back out and compromised on students’ education. School quickly adapted to online teaching and although this virtual set up was daunting for many teachers, school supported them with virtual teaching trainings. This only proves that even at times of distress D Y Patil International School, Worli exhibits courage and acts as an inspiration to students, parents, teachers and other members of the society.