Mar Baselios Public School is the realization of a great vision of His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Mathews II, the former Catholicos who cherished a dream of establishing an ideal public school with a sound basis in our national culture coupled with an international outlook. Now the school is steadily progressing towards its vision under the direct patronage of the present Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan H.H. Baselios Marthoma Didymus I, the Manager of the School. Drawing out the best from every student and making him/her a harmoniously blended personality with intellectual brightness, moral uprightness, emotional maturity and social commitment have been the compelling forces behind this vision.
The school's first academic year commenced in June 2001 with the pre-primary classes (Lower Kindergarten and Upper Kindergarten) on the 17.5acre church land in the unpolluted and serene locale of Devalokam. Standards I and II commenced in 2002-2003. In the following years the school started classes from Standard IV to X with CBSE Affiliation No. 930633 dated 01/03/2006. Our Play school and Nursery - Eurokids Mar Baselios, a franchise of a Denmark based chain of international schools has gained tremendous popularity because of its impressive curriculum and specially trained teachers. Eurokids was started with modern infrastructure in June 2005.
Satisfied with the quality and infrastructure of the school, the CBSE granted Affiliation vide No.930633 dated 01.04.2009 to start Senior Secondary Course and the XI standard was launched in 2009. Now the total strength of students is 620. With reasonable and affordable fee structure the school provides a conducive environment for the full expression of personality. A student friendly curriculum, coupled with an enjoyable stress free atmosphere is a special feature of this school.
To give individual attention to each and every child, we have taken care to ensure that the strength of each class is restricted to 25 to 30. To kindle the creative energies of students and to inculcate in them a scientific attitude, innovative projects are given to all students starting from LKG. NIIT professionals on our faculty provide computer education right from LKG to Std X. Special emphasis is given to Spoken English with correct pronunciation and accent. To achieve this, we carefully select professionally qualified teachers who are proficient in spoken English. Creative writing classes enhance the teaching of English.
The new school campus has been meticulously designed and incorporates the most modem infrastructure with several novel features to provide students with the best possible environment both, indoor and outdoor, conducive for the attainment of all round excellence in scholastics, sports and extracurricular activities. A fast developing library with resources both in English and Malayalam that cater to different tastes and abilities is certainly another attractive feature of the school. Through our specially designed guided home reading scheme our students read with pleasure between 30-40 books in addition to their usual text books.
With a full fledged Basket Ball court, foot ball court, volley ball court, shuttle cock court, etc. outdoor and indoor sports and games are compulsory for both boys and girls in Mar Baselios Public School. Considerable importance is given to the development of soft skills, character, manners and etiquette, leadership qualities and public speaking, We want to ensure that in today's globalized scenario, our students will develop into confident youngsters employable anywhere in the world. Mar Baselios Public School has, now earned the rare distinction of providing excellent standards in academic and non-academic pursuits.