ICE Boarding – FAQs

How will a student benefit from boarding?

Boarding life is one, which allows a student to become independent and to nurture the skill of responsibility. Students learn to be organized, systematic, responsible for their belongings and follows schedules as required; which in turn lead them to be confident. They understand the need to develop relationships and learn to respect others through appreciation of differences.

Boarding prepares a student to face the challenges of the unknown future with the subtle nurturing of skills. One can learn to adapt away from home through guidance and close observation, coupled with prompt feedback.

Will ICE boarding be suitable to my child?

The set up of the ICE boarding caters to student’s needs and determines all areas of development. Students feel comfortable as the system embodies all needs of the student. An open atmosphere of learning and growing allows one to feel responsible and be groomed into mature young adults.

Will boarding affect family life?

On the contrary, it supports family life very well as students develop a greater bond. Distance always makes the heart grow fonder. Boarding supports the students demands to cope with long distances of travel, support with supervised study, self-development through games and a myriad of activities, wherein having company is by default.. It allows one to stay focused and not get distracted with the engagements that could prove disturbing during the educational process. The ‘special’ time spent with family become more qualitative and meaningful. Parents and children are regularly in touch through phone and mail. Parents can contact the boarding staff as per allotted time slots to understand progress and performance of the student.

What are the kinds of boarding ICE offers?

Category Duration
Full term boarder Entire academic year
Week boarder 5 days a week
Part time boarder As and when required
Weekend Boarder Over the weekends

How do parents connect with the boarding staff?

Boarding works on a partnership between the House parents and the parents. The following modes of communication is available:

  • Through email
  • Through the phone in emergencies
  • Through visits to School

Who does my child approach if he/she has a challenge?

ICE boarding is a safe and secure environment. Students can very comfortably share their challenges or needs with the houseparent or a faculty member. Suggestions and guidance is provided in overcoming any hurdle. Being open, sharing of thoughts and treating each other with respect is the philosophy of ICE boarding.

What defines an effective boarder at ICE?

  • A positive outlook towards boarding with a supportive family background
  • Enthusiasm to mingle with others and learn
  • Readiness to get involved in a host of activities in order to develop oneself
  • Responsible for the choices made and the willingness to correct oneself through mistakes made

How are boarders occupied during weekends?

A structured schedule is worked out for the boarders that will cater to maximizing cultural exposure, understanding and enjoying the environment around us. Education goes beyond the classroom and the weekend activities are planned based on this premise.

How is food taken care of at the boarding of ICE?

In our attempt to develop self- reliant and confident students, students are provided an option of trying out various cuisines. Students plan the menu, taking a nutritional diet into consideration. Students are encouraged to cook on special occasions.

How is a medical emergency taken care of at ICE boarding?

A structured Health Centre that is well equipped to handle major emergencies is in place and is evaluated by a set of expert medical personnel. A tie up with a leading hospital in the vicinity allows for quick reaction time during an emergency that requires further help.