To create a climate that encourages freedom of thought while inculcating the savor of self-discipline, punctuality, fair play and industry.
To actualise a ‘home away from home’ atmosphere where a right proportion of care and control is administered catering to the emotional and intellectual needs of a child.
To nurture heuristic, lifelong learners and who excel in conventional academic demands; explore and discover the inter-connectivity of disciplines and grow into active generators of knowledge.
To ensure that ALL students gain experience, and appreciate ALL the creative and performing arts thereby promoting the acquisition of team spirit and development of individual skills needed for a holistic growth.
To practice tailored teaching strategies incorporating latest technology to facilitate the diverse learning styles and intelligence quotients of the student.
To disseminate awareness of environmental concerns and humanitarian issues and kindle a sense of responsibility towards the amelioration of the needy by working with charity organizations.
To allow opportunities for a guided, constructive and age-appropriate use of technology and other resources within and throughout the academic programme.
To discover the latent potential in each child through individual attention and providing them with opportunities to hone them to their full potential.
To monitor a complementary growth of social, cognitive and spiritual facets of a child and aid in making fulfilling life and career choices.
To foster respect for and tolerance of other cultures and creed by creating a multicultural and secular ambience.
To conduct periodic review of all programmes and procedures to ensure consistency and continuous improvement in line with the ideals espoused in the Mission statement and in the Motto of the school.
“ 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
“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
“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
“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)
“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)