Senior Secondary

Senior secondary school

Situated amidst the tranquil setting of Nagapattinam district, the Senior Secondary division of Point Calimere International School offers a transformative educational experience for students aged 16-18 in Grades XI and XII. Our internationally-acclaimed curriculum fosters academic rigor, encouraging students to delve deep into their subjects, explore their interests, and cultivate critical thinking skills.

Our dedicated and experienced faculty ensures personalized attention to each student, facilitating an optimal learning environment that stimulates intellectual curiosity and nurtures individual potential. The school takes pride in equipping students with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate their future academic and career pathways with confidence and purpose.

Students Life in Senior Secondary

The Senior Secondary stage, which includes grades XI and XII at Point Calimere International School, is a vital and exciting period for our pupils. They negotiate the precipice of maturity here, developing their identities, nourishing their dreams, and setting the framework for their future academic and career choices.

Furthermore, leadership opportunities abound in a variety of student-led initiatives, organizations, and activities, encouraging responsibility, cooperation, and community involvement. Social gatherings, cultural festivals, and athletic contests round out their school experience, producing a mosaic of unforgettable moments.

Teaching methods

In the Senior Secondary division of Point Calimere International School, our esteemed faculty is comprised of experienced educators who are experts in their respective fields. They employ a blend of traditional and innovative teaching methods to deliver a rigorous, yet engaging, curriculum to students aged 16-18.

Teachers focus on fostering critical thinking, in-depth understanding, and problem-solving skills through an inquiry-based approach. Lessons are designed to be interactive and relevant, with real-world applications that make learning meaningful for our students.

Above all, our teachers are committed to creating a nurturing and intellectually stimulating environment, where every student is empowered to reach their full potential

Subjects: Groups Offered in Grade XI and XII

Group 1
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Mathematics
Group 2
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
Group 3
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Biology
Group 4
  • Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Science
Group 5
  • Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Mathematics

Learning Tools

  • Interactive Learning Platforms: Our digital platforms promote interactive learning, providing an array of resources across different subjects.
  • Mathematics Lab: A specialized facility to foster interest and alleviate fear of Math through practical applications.
  • Computer Lab: A well-equipped lab to promote computer literacy and programming skills.
  • Language Labs: Specialized labs to facilitate better grasp and proficiency in various languages.
  • Data Analysis Tools: For subjects like Economics and Business Studies, offering practical insights into data interpretation.
  • Coding Platforms: Special tools to teach coding and programming languages in a fun and interactive way.
  • Artificial Intelligence Tools: AI-driven learning tools that adapt to each student’s learning style and pace, offering personalized learning pathways.
  • Other Learning Tools: We continually introduce and integrate new and innovative learning tools to further enhance our students’ learning experiences and meet their diverse learning needs.


At Point Calimere International School, we believe that learning extends beyond the classroom for Senior Secondary Students. We offer a rich selection of extra-curricular competitions, designed to cater to diverse interests and abilities, allowing students to express their creativity, improve their skills, and gain a broader perspective.

Sports Competitions

At Point Calimere International School, we recognize the importance of sports in fostering physical health, teamwork, and discipline. For our Senior Secondary students, we provide a diverse array of sports competitions to cater to various interests and skill levels.

  • Basketball Tournament: Enhances teamwork, coordination, and strategic thinking.
  • Soccer Championship: Improves physical endurance, teamwork, and agility.
  • Volleyball Competition: Fosters communication, coordination, and physical fitness.
  • Track and Field: Provides opportunities for students to showcase their skills in various athletic events, promoting physical strength and endurance.
  • Badminton Tournaments: Enhances agility, speed, and strategic thinking.
  • Cricket Tournaments: Encourages teamwork, strategy, and coordination.
  • Chess Tournament: Enhances strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Inter-School Kabaddi Matches: Provides an opportunity to compete with peers from other schools, promoting team spirit, strategy, and physical fitness
  • Other School Sports Competitions:We provides our eldest students with advanced level sports experiences. These games and competitions are designed to test and enhance their physical capabilities, strategic planning, and team leadership skills.

Sports and games

At Point Calimere International School, sports and games form an integral part of our Senior Secondary curriculum. We understand that physical activity is not just crucial for health and fitness, but it also fosters team spirit, leadership, and resilience among students.

Our sports program for Senior Secondary students is comprehensive and designed to cater to varied interests and skill levels.

Here’s a snapshot of the sports and games our students engage in:

  • Track and Field: Offering a diverse range of events like sprints, long jumps, shot put, and relay races, track and field activities promote competitiveness, agility, and endurance.
  • Basketball:An intensive game that hones agility, coordination, and promotes team spirit.
  • Football:A popular team sport that not only promotes physical fitness but also enhances strategic thinking and cooperation among players
  • Volleyball:This sport emphasizes team dynamics and fosters swift reflexes and strong hand-eye coordination.
  • Cricket:As a well-loved regional sport, cricket participation allows students to exercise teamwork, strategic planning, and hand-eye coordination.
  • Kabaddi: A traditional Indian sport that enhances agility, strength, and team strategy. It is an exciting combination of tag and tackle.
  • Badminton: A swift racquet sport that boosts agility, speed, and strategic play.
  • Chess: Enhances strategic thinking, concentration, and problem-solving skills.
  • Martial Arts (like Karate, Taekwondo): These activities promote discipline, self-defense skills, and physical fitness. They also instill a sense of respect and focus in our students.
  • Other Sports and Games: A wide range of sports and games are available for our Senior Secondary students, encouraging physical fitness and teamwork.


At Point Calimere International School, we believe that learning extends beyond the classroom for Senior Secondary Students. We offer a rich selection of extra-curricular competitions, designed to cater to diverse interests and abilities, allowing students to express their creativity, improve their skills, and gain a broader perspective.

Extra-Curricular Competitions

Senior Secondary Students. We offer a rich selection of extra-curricular competitions, designed to cater to diverse interests and abilities, allowing students to express their creativity, improve their skills, and gain a broader perspective. Extra-Curricular Competitions:
  • Debate Competition: Encourages critical thinking, public speaking, and active listening skills.
  • Science Fair: Allows students to apply their knowledge of scientific principles in a practical setting.
  • Math Olympiad: Challenges students’ problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Drama/One-Act Play Competition: Encourages creativity, team work and boosts self-confidence.
  • Music/Band Competition: Gives an opportunity for students to showcase their musical talent and teamwork.
  • Cooking Challenge: Encourages creativity and practical skills in preparing a dish.
  • Athletic Meet: Helps to foster physical fitness, team spirit and a sense of healthy competition.
  • Quiz Bowl: Enhances knowledge and quick recall skills on a variety of topics.
  • Musical Band Competition: Encourages teamwork and showcases musical talents.
  • Advanced-Level Spelling Bee: Tests students’ vocabulary and spelling skills.
  • Face Painting Competition: Allows students to showcase their artistic skills.
  • Other Competitions: We provide a spectrum of extra-curricular competitions for our Senior Secondary students, offering them opportunities to exhibit their talents and enrich their overall learning experience.

Exams and results

At PCIS, we understand that exams play a significant role in a student’s Senior Secondary education, serving as a benchmark for academic understanding and progress. Our assessment approach for Grades XI and XII is structured to not only evaluate knowledge but also to foster critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and the ability to apply learned concepts.

Exams are scheduled periodically throughout the academic year, allowing students to demonstrate their learning in various subjects. We ensure that the examination environment is conducive to students performing their best, with adequate preparation time and resources provided.

Results are shared in a timely manner, providing students and parents with an overview of the student’s academic performance. Detailed feedback is provided, highlighting areas of strength and identifying areas for improvement. This feedback aims to guide students in their future studies, ensuring they understand how to build on their successes and address their challenges.

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