Grade 5 student of GIIS Bannerghatta bags 5th rank in International General Knowledge Olympiad

Bengaluru: Animesh Thakur, a Grade 5 student from Global Indian International School, has secured 5th Rank Internationally and 3rd rank in India at the Science Olympiad Foundation’s – International General Knowledge Olympiad (SOF-IGKO). This remarkable accomplishment has brought great honour to our school and GIIS Bannerghatta, which has been a flag bearer of holistic development.

 

Since the beginning, Animesh has always shown an eagerness to learn beyond textbooks. His passion for science is admirable and inspires his peers as well. Animesh has illimitable potential; is curious about everything he learns and never fails to impress everyone with his wit and astuteness. In Science Olympiad Foundation’s – International General Knowledge Olympiad (SOF-IGKO), he not only scored 58/60 but also secured 5th rank internationally. His other achievement includes securing 1st class rank and 3rd zonal rank with gifts worth Rs.1000/-, Zonal Gold Medal, and certificate of excellence.

 

GIIS has always supported & nurtured its students in learning beyond their textbooks to help them grow their mental and physical capabilities. The constant support Animesh received from his teachers and parents was instrumental in his success at an international level at this tender age. At GIIS we put constant effort to offer innovative and beneficial programmes for students to help them develop new skills, sharing & exchanging of ideas, and exposure to the global world. GIIS provides a future-ready curriculum to students from an early age and introducing these initiatives will foster development skills in children.

 

Congratulating Animesh for this achievement Mr. Rajiv Bansal, Director-Operations, GIIS India, said, “It is a proud moment for the entire GIIS group as our students show excellence through such a large platform. GIIS has always prioritized the holistic development of students by providing adequate support and guidance in their field of interest. Our 9 Gems framework and STEAM curriculum have been specifically designed to provide our students with an edge over others, allowing them to hone their skills with appropriate guidance. We wish him success for his future.”

 

Speaking about his experience, 10-year-old Animesh Thakur said, “I am thankful for the guidance provided by my teachers and parents when I was preparing for this competition. They helped me to go through the correct reference material such as previous years’ sample papers, question banks, and more. I often watched informative content and animated educational videos that helped in remembering facts. I wish I would be able to do better in the future and make my parents and teacher proud.”

 

GIIS provides a future-ready curriculum to students from an early age and introducing these initiatives will foster development skills in children. Through such encouragement, GIIS helps its students to grow and excel and acquire a skill set that distinguishes them from the rest of the world and makes them future-ready global citizens.

 

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