BLPS-Frequently Asked Questions

Q. As parents of a prospective student, how do I apply to BLPS?

The first thing you need to do is to visit to school front office, mentioning your intent to seek the admission of your child/ward to the school. The school office will Register the child for an admission by providing all the necessary information/instruction.

Q. What is a school day like at BLPS?

Students reach by 7:30AM, Classes start at 8.00AM. The classes will include most of the activities during the day time table. The School Daily Routine shall close at 1.00PM.

Q. Is it necessary for my child to have an interview before admission is offered?

Yes, after the written assessment, there will be an interview with the Officiating Principal, on the same day. The interview is as pleasant and non-intimidating as we can make it. We are interested in knowing about the child’s/student’s educational development, use of language, social skills, academic enthusiasms and extra-curricular interests. The aim of the interview is to find out what the student knows, understands and enjoys.

Q. Must my child be fluent in English to attend BLPS?

The medium of instruction in BLPS is English. Hence, fluency in English, ultimately, will be an advantage. However, the school will take extra care of students who have been studying English as a second language or those whose English skills need improvement, by organizing special classes to achieve proficiency in spoken and written English.

Q. What does the BLPS curriculum offer?

BLPS proposes to offer a National curriculum. Students will find a welcoming atmosphere of friendliness, warmth and security, which will soon evolve into a diverse and challenging environment. They will have the opportunity to work and learn with peers from different backgrounds. Students will graduate from BLPS not only with a solid academic foundation but also take with them a genuine understanding of interdependence and a respect for differences.

Q. How are students assessed at BLPS?

The goal of assessment at the BLPS is to support both learning and teaching through varied and balanced assessment practices, which are aligned with the curriculum, reflecting the national nature of the school and include useful feedback to students, parents, teachers and administrators.

Information on student performance will be clearly communicated through interim reports, progress reports at the parent teacher meetings and other communication as needed.               

The school encourages close home-school partnerships in order to ensure that communication is positive and open. There is a formal parent/teacher meeting each month, and parents are also encouraged to contact their children’s teachers if the need for other conferences arises. Teachers will also communicate on an as-need basis with parents.

Weekly updates will be uploaded on the Schools website that contain information about school and sport events. The school will also issue newsletters on a Monthly basis that will provide information to parents about activities and events that take place.

Q. How can parents volunteer and become involved?

There are many opportunities for parents to become involved at BLPS. Parents are welcome to attend special presentations by students and are invited to participate in daily OIS conducted at the School.