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Chennai schools

Name of school HLC international School
(previously known as Headstart School)
Kids Central,Nursery & Primary School
Address Wing Haven Gardens,Karanai, Chennai – 603103 4 & 6, Ranjith Road, Kotturpuram, Chennai 600085
Website URL www.headstartschool.org www.kidscentralchennai.com
Contact 044 – 24963555, 24511506 044 – 2447 3551, 2447 5167
Established in
Strength of school
Co-educational/Girls/Boys Co-educational Co-educational
Grades Pre KG – Grade 11 (Grade 12 would start this academic year – 2012-13) – there is a provision for special education – Centre for kids with special needs – have in-house Psychologists, Trainer, OT (Occupation Therapy room) U and Me (9month) – Grade 4 (each year a grade will be added. In 2013, Grade 5 is starting)
Board Affiliation IGCSE Elementary school curriculum is designed in-house based on ICSE, CBSE & IGCSE boards. Looking at IGCSE board certification by academic year 2013.
Courses offered after grade 10 (electives) Science, Commerce and Arts NA
Facilities offered/Extra Curricular activities Library, Science Lab, Computer Lab, Planning to start Maths Lab, Auditorium (open air), Basketball court, Football ground, Plan to have Athletics track, Have special games as a part of time-table where students can take up Basketball or Football or karate. Tie-up with Music University run by Anil Srinivasan, in future have plans to introduce other arts – Dance, Drama, etc… Colourful and spacious air-conditioned learning centres stocked to the brim with books, puzzles, toys and art supplies, a vast and expansive outdoor play area. Field trips, Family picnics, Life help skill, Community development projects, Music, dance and theatre. After-school program focuses on one sport every term. Well ventilated air-conditioned classes. Enormous play area with safety regulations in place
Admission process Entry level – Nursery – Issue the application forms in November. Parents would be called for a small interaction and then depending on the mutual interest, admissions would be done.

Grade 1 – 9 – issue the application forms in November. An admission assessment test would be conducted and admission would be made if the applicant is capable of understanding the syllabus – IGCSE (Since school has a activity based learning). Admissions only upon vacancy (restrict the class strength to 25 and only one section per class)

Grade 10 – No admissions. Admissions only in case of transfers.

Grade 12 – (Grade 12 would start in the academic year – 2012-13)



Entry level – Pre-KG – Primary -Application forms are issued through the academic year. Admissions are based on a 3 step process – registration, school visit/observation, and interview. Registration appointments can be fixed via website, phone or walk-ins.Priorities from the waitlist are given to those children who already have a sibling in the school and to children of the school’s alumni.