Saraswathi Vidyalaya Vision & Mission

About GSIS

Vision Statement

Saraswathi Vidyalaya Hr.Sec School, in its pursuit of a holistic education, envisages inspiring and fostering a community of caring, progressive, lifelong learners to embrace and celebrate all Creation.

Mission Statement & Descriptions

Saraswathi Vidyalaya Hr.Sec School endeavours to prepare each student for academic social and personal success by creating a community of empowered and diverse learners striving to be globally-minded citizens in an atmosphere of mutual respect, understanding and trust.

SVS is an Hr.Sec School by

  • maintaining a global perspective in an Asian context wherein it is situated
  • embracing a diversity of cultures represented by its staff and students
  • being sensitive and accepting of all cultures
  • upholding a secular perspective within the School community
  • offering national and international curriculums

Academics Success at SVS is :

  • acquisition of academic skills
  • training to apply knowledge to real-life situations
  • provision of qualified staff to ensure quality education
  • being in a residential set-up that facilitates holistic academic growth and development
  • benchmarked results and learning outcomes on global standards
  • entry into leading colleges / universities in the country and worldwide

Social Success at SVS is :

  • development of a strong identity and self worth; ability to relate, connect and communicate effectively with others
  • cultural sensitivity and acceptance
  • valuing justice and fairness in social living
  • being service-oriented unconditionally
  • having an acceptable level of decorum

Personal Success at SVS is :

  • being a lifelong learner equipped with a keen spirit of inquiry
  • developing a value-based and ethical outlook on life
  • imbibing cognitive and behavioral skills to take on the world
  • possessing a sense of equanimity and ability to balance reason and emotion
  • having acceptable standards of deportment
  • having a spiritual-rootedness within a secular context

Community Life at SVS means :

  • staff and students living in a multi-cultural ambience / context
  • having a sense of being in a ‘family’
  • developing a sense of belonging and togetherness in all we do
  • allowing for personal space within a structured environment
  • experiencing the joy / art of living- joie de vivre

Empowered Learners at SVS :

  • take responsibility and are accountable for one’s learning
  • value and enjoy the process of learning as much as the outcome
  • share and transmit knowledge
  • develop initiative and leadership skills

Diverse Learners at SVS :

  • acquire holistic learning and development through a wide variety of academic / extra curricular activities
  • have varied curricular options to choose from, catering to their diverse needs and backgrounds
  • are recognized and accepted for their multiple ability levels and learning styles
  • learn from each other in the diverse community they live, learn and work in

Globally-minded Citizens at SVS :

  • value the human spirit beyond the constraints of cultural boundaries
  • develop awareness and sensitivity to global issues encompassing all aspects of life
  • understand the impact of one’s thoughts and actions on the world at large
  • think globally and act locally

Mutual Respect at SVS means :

  • upholding the sanctity of teacher-student roles
  • appreciating and accepting individuality and diversity
  • safeguarding and promoting the values and ethos of the institution
  • preserving and maintaining the environment we live and work in

Understanding and Trust at SVS means :

  • Truth / Trust / Triumph (our school motto)
  • caring for individual needs even as we live in the community
  • belief in the goodness of the individual and the human race
  • developing empathy and rapport amongst members of the community
  • being active listeners and critical thinkers before being judgemental


Definition of Global Citizenship

High and Higher Secondary School:

Global citizenship is an attitude which promotes responsibility in a varied and rapidly-changing world, nurturing respect for diversity with an aim to integrate multidisciplinary expertise towards co-existence and sustainable development for a safe and positively interconnected global community.

Middle School (Grades 7 and 8):

Global citizenship is a responsibility of every person to promote diverse natures and to encompass different cultures and traditions imbibing good values and knowledge for harmonious and peaceful living on this planet.

Upper Primary School (Grades 4, 5 and 6):

Global citizenship is about accepting people of different cultures and traditions, and learning from them. It is also protecting the environment for every creation to have a happy living, now and in future.

Lower Primary School (Grades 2 and 3):

Global citizenship is about knowing people from different countries and being a good friend to all. We teach and learn from each other. We enjoy and protect the place we live in, with trees and animals. Together we live happily.

Definition of Internationalism

SVS fosters an ethically and culturally diverse learning environment wherein students transcend barriers through communication and mutual understanding which inspires them not only to become courageous leaders but also responsible citizens in the service of local and global communities.