GD Somani Memorial School

GD Somani Marg

Cuffe Parade, Mumbai

8.00 AM to 3.00 PM

Monday to Friday

GD Somani Memorial School

Cuffe Parade, Mumbai

8.00 AM to 3.00 PM

Monday to Friday

Admission FAQs

FAQs

G.D. Somani was founded in 1975, with 250 students offering the SSC board of education. Today we are a vibrant centre of modern education under the ICSE board with 1400 students in Kindergarten to Grade 10.

We cater mainly to students who live in South Mumbai, but also have students who attend from as far away as Bandra.

1:15 in both the Primary and Secondary sections.

The curriculum prescribed by the Inter-State Board for Anglo Indian Education is followed from Grades 1 – 8. The school is affiliated to the council for the Indian School Certificate Examination for Grades 9 and 10.

A one-time, non-refundable Application Fee of ₹1,500 must be submitted to the school with the printed Registration form. The application process then begins but is not a guarantee of acceptance.

A one-time, non-refundable Admission Fee of ₹10,000 is payable when a student is granted acceptance to the school.

A one-time refundable Caution Fee of ₹10,000 is payable at the time of acceptance. This fee is refunded after adjustment for any sums owed when the student leaves or is withdrawn from the school.

Academic fees:
Grades 1 – 4: ₹146,260 when paid annually and ₹36,565 when paid quarterly.
Grades 5 – 9: ₹151,100 when paid annually and ₹37,775 when paid quarterly.
Grade 10: ₹171,260 when paid annually and ₹42,815 when paid quarterly.

School bus transportation, Field trips and all overnight trips. (Need a more elaborate answer)

Fees are payable in advance annually or at the beginning of each quarter. Unpaid dues may result in the student being struck off the rolls.

Fees should be deposited directly into the school account with cheques drawn in
favour of “G. D. Somani Memorial School”. A specially printed pay-in slip and fee card is to be used for this purpose.

The school year comprises three terms. The 2018-19 school year begins in April, 2018 and ends in March, 2019.
First term: April 2 – April 27, 2018; June 7 – August 3, 2018
Second term: August 6 – November 2, 2018
Third term: November 12 – December 21 2108; January 7 – March 27 2019

For Grades 1 through 10, school hours are from 7.45 am to 2.00 pm.

The School office is open from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday to Friday except for holidays.

The Principal meets parents on Wednesdays and Fridays between 9:00 am and 11:00 am only.

Co-ordinators and teachers of the Primary and Secondary sections are available between 2.05 pm and 2.25 pm on working days (except Friday).

The school is closed on Saturdays and Sundays and school business is conducted on school holidays.

Children applying to enter Kindergarten must be xxx years of age on xxx day, month. Children applying for older grades are assessed by the school for correct class placement but usually, the same age requirement is followed.

In Primary, classrooms are large, airy, clean and stocked with learning materials including visual aids. There are laboratories and computer rooms. There is a new Auditorium for special occasions. The school runs a large, open air canteen to provide wholesome nutritious food for children during school hours. School counsellors and specialists are available as recommended. There is a doctor and School nurse on call and a well equipped school clinic.

Wholesome nutritious food is prepared fresh each day in the school canteen. Food is vegetarian and available at reasonable rates.

The G.D. Somani school uniform comprises of a white shirt and pants for boys and white shirt and skorts for girls. The uniform is worn with the school tie, school belt, white socks and black lace up shoes. If worn, cardigans or sweaters should be light grey in colour.

Office bearers and students participating in inter-school competitions are expected to wear blazers with the school logo in accordance with specifications provided by the school.

With a goal to provide a holistic, well rounded learning experiences to all our students, G.D. Somani conducts a variety of extra curricular activities through school clubs such as Interact Club, Nature Club, Red Cross, Girl Guides, Boy Scouts, Maths & Science Clubs, Cultural Club, RSP and Astronomy Club. Friday Clubs are conducted between 2:00 pm and 2:45 pm.

Computer literacy, training in athletics, football, basketball, gymnastics, swimming, cricket and table tennis under professional coaches; as well as arts and craft programmes are available at G.D. Somani.

The school has four houses – Satya (Blue), Abhay (Green), Vinay (Red) and Nyaya (Yellow).

Pride, unity and a healthy spirit of competition are encouraged among the houses in all fields of activity. Each of these houses have their office bearers, who help with discipline, planning and organising school programmes.

Student Testimonials

Manavi Jain

...the best school ever. We had a great time learning new things and getting better always in our skills.

Class X B

2016-03-14T15:19:08+00:00

Class X B

...the best school ever. We had a great time learning new things and getting better always in our skills.

Priyanshi Selarka

Best school ever. The management and teaching staff are excellent. Made millions of memories doing a number of activities and...

Class X B

2016-03-14T15:19:18+00:00

Class X B

Best school ever. The management and teaching staff are excellent. Made millions of memories doing a number of activities and events.

Rukaiya Tavawala

I love my school because of my friends. I had the greatest time over here and found another home at...

Class X A

2018-06-20T07:18:48+00:00

Class X A

I love my school because of my friends. I had the greatest time over here and found another home at school.

Srishti Agrawal

We are given lots of opportunites beyond academics. We always get appreciated for our talents and motivated for everything.

Class X A

2018-06-20T08:38:54+00:00

Class X A

We are given lots of opportunites beyond academics. We always get appreciated for our talents and motivated for everything.

Alina Shroff

Best canteen, best campus, best teachers who always help us grow and improve. An integral part of my life.

Class X D

2018-06-20T08:48:31+00:00

Class X D

Best canteen, best campus, best teachers who always help us grow and improve. An integral part of my life.

Teacher Testimonials

Ratna Chauhan

The school provides an inclusive work environment and creative freedom always encouraging me to improvise to achieve better learning outcomes.

Class Teacher, IX C

2018-06-20T08:53:55+00:00

Class Teacher, IX C

The school provides an inclusive work environment and creative freedom always encouraging me to improvise to achieve better learning outcomes.

Mini Sanan

The school helped me grow as an individual, as a teacher and as a human being. It provides a conducive environment for staff to enhance their abilities and knowledge.

Secondary Teacher

2018-06-20T08:55:48+00:00

Secondary Teacher

The school helped me grow as an individual, as a teacher and as a human being... a conducive environment to enhance abilities and knowledge.

Neelam Goel

I love my school because it is a garden of wisdom where the flowers of intelligence bloom and enjoy the freshness of joy.

Secondary Teacher

2018-08-24T10:17:28+00:00

Secondary Teacher

I love my school because it is a garden of wisdom where the flowers of intelligence bloom and enjoy the freshness of joy.