Good Shepherd International School
Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
About GSIS

We at GSIS, follow a rigorous academic programme combined with a plethora of co-curricular and extra curricular activities thereby ensuring that the students passing out from our school have an edge over the others to face the challenges in the world and prove to be worthwhile global citizens.

The School's Mission Statement states, "Good Shepherd International School endeavours t...

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Dramatics Competition

Dramatics Competition

Inter-house dramatics competition (Middle School) was held on November 20, 2017.

Special Assembly

Special Assembly

A special assembly was held in the Palada Campus auditorium on Saturday, 18 November 2017. Mr. Nawab Shafath Ali Khan, Environmentalist and Wildlife Conservationist, addressed the students and staff on the topic, “MAN AND ANIMAL CONFLICT”.

Bonjour India

Bonjour India

French Festival “Bonjour India" was celebrated on 18 November 2017 at the Palada Campus

Special Assembly

Special Assembly

 A special assembly was held in the Palada Campus auditorium on Friday, 10 November 2017. DR. KANNAN M. MOUDGALYA, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Systems & Control and...

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  • 05Dec2017
    Quiz Competition

    Inter House Quiz Competition for Grades VII & VIII

  • 02Dec2017
    Christmas Celebration

    Christmas Celebration 

  • 30Nov2017
    Classical Dance Competition

    Inter House Classical Dance Competition 

  • 29Nov2017
    Elocution Competition

    Elocution Competition - Middle School

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Good Shepherd International School prepares students for successful adulthood in the 21st century by providing holistic education. The School has been declared the best international residential school in India.


  • Cambridge Primary
  • Cambridge Lower Secondary
  • Cambridge IGCSE
  • ICSE
  • ISC
  • IB Diploma
Cambridge Primary

The Cambridge Primary gives schools a framework to develop English, Mathematics, Science skills, knowledge and understanding in young children. Cambridge Primary aids in the identification of a student’s strengths and weaknesses and can be used to support learning and development. Cambridge Primary progresses students seamlessly into middle years curricula, such as Cambridge Lower Secondary and IGCSE. Cambridge Primary provides guidance for curriculum development and classroom teaching and l...

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Cambridge Lower Secondary

The Cambridge Lower Secondary offered by University of Cambridge International Examinations, develops learners’ skills and understanding in Mathematics, English and Science for secondary education, and provides excellent preparation for Cambridge Upper Secondary – Cambridge IGCSE, typically for students who are approximately 11-14 years old (Class VII & VIII IGCSE Stream). Cambridge Lower Secondary, offers a flexible curriculum with integrated assessments. It builds on the foundations of Ca...

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Cambridge IGCSE

The Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is designed as a two-year curriculum programme leading to a Certificate which is internationally recognized as equivalent in standard to the British GCSE and International GCE ‘O’ LEVEL Examinations. Cambridge IGCSE provides a foundation for high level courses such as the North American Advanced Placement Test (APT), International Baccalaureate (IB), GCE ‘A’ levels and the Advanced International Certificate of...

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This Examination is administered by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi. The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education has been designed as a Course of General Education and all candidates are required to for six subjects and SUPW (Socially Useful Productive Work). This Examination pre-supposes a school course of ten years duration.

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The Indian School Certificate examination is taken after a two year course of studies beyond the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (year X) Examination or its equivalent.

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IB Diploma

The International Baccalaureate, a non-profit educational foundation based in Geneva, Switzerland, offers Diploma Programme for students in the final two years of Secondary School. The educational philosophy of the organization is found in its mission statement. Through comprehensive and balanced curricula, coupled with challenging assessments, the International Baccalaureate organization aims to assist schools in their endeavours to develop the individual talents of young people and teach them ...

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From small steps to giant leaps; GSIS has made a mark in the field of Education.


  • Mr Bharat Joshi

    “ What a wonderful visit. Good Shepherd is an educational oasis, set in this idyllic location, it appears to be providing a 21st century education – 3D printer and all – to create global citizens and future leaders. I leave wiser, albeit 1 kg heavier.”

    -- Mr Bharat Joshi, British Deputy High Commissioner & Head of Mission, Chennai

  • Gopal B Hosur

    “Just amazed!! I was here to be a speaker at GSMUN 2017. The campus, the architecture and facilities created for the students’ overall development are models for the rest to follow. This could not have been possible but for the vision, the dedication, the devotion with which it is built by Dr P C Thomas Sir. The commitment and dedication of the staff are seen to be believed. A wonderful experience and an education in itself. Wishing GSIS all the best!! ” 

    -- Mr Gopal B Hosur, IPS (Retd),  Former Inspector General of Police, Former Head of Karnataka State Intelligence


  • Shri Gopalkrishna Gandhi

    “My admiration, my thanks and my best wishes to the most splendid school, its students and inspirational Founder and his associates.” 

    -- Shri Gopalkrishna Gandhi, IAS (Retd), Former Indian Diplomat, Former Governor of Bihar and West Bengal


  • Ms Ruchira Ghosh

    “The experience of attending and speaking at the Investiture and Graduation Ceremony today is quite hard to express in words. The journey of Dr Thomas in bringing this remarkable school to its present milestone speaks volumes of his visionary ambition, unfettering spirit and the impeccable attention to detail. Thank you Dr Thomas and Mrs Thomas for welcoming me warmly to the GSIS family and I wish the school further heights and more accolades!"

    -- Ms. Ruchira Ghosh, Regional Director for South Asia, Cambridge International Examinations

  • Sir William Mark Tully

    “It has been a great privilege to be asked to speak to the students of this remarkable school.”

    -- Sir William Mark Tully, Former Bureau Chief of BBC

  • Mr Satnam Jit Singh

    “Sheer delight and privilege to visit an educational institute of such high standard. Can be easily rated as the best in the country and one of the best globally. Thank you, Dr Thomas for this opportunity.” 

    -- Mr. Satnam Jit Singh, IFS (Retd)


  • Mr Madhusudan Ganapathi

    “A very enlightening visit to one of the finest institutions. I have seen many but there is none other than GSIS. The facilities, the faculty and the atmosphere provide an excellent opportunity to provide the best of knowledge and beyond. And the GSMUN is an excellent idea, conducted professionally and proficiently.
    Thank you for inviting us. Thank you Dr P C Thomas and Mrs Elsamma Thomas. Congratulations. All the very best and God bless!”

    -- Mr. Madhusudan Ganapathi, IFS (Retd)

  • Nirupama Rao & Sudhakar Rao

    Our visit to the GSIS has been memorable in so many ways. Dr. Thomas and his gracious wife Elsamma, personify the best in human kindness, warmth, dignity and grace. Their hospitality has made us feel truly at home. The GSIS is a model institution, and the care and dedication with which it has been built, brick by brick , over the years, shines through every arch and alcove. The students are so energetic and filled with good cheer. The Founder’s day celebrations were a feast for the eyes and ears.  GSIS sets a very high bar for other schools to emulate. May you continue to inspire others to learn from the power of your example. Your vision and commitment make us proud.

    --      Smt. Nirupama Rao, Former Foreign Secretary and retired Ambassador of India

            Shri. Sudhakar Rao, Former Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka