Sharanalaya World School

Vijayadashami Admissions Open Now For Children From Age 1+


Montessori and IGCSE Curriculum

Established at 2001


Based in Akkarai, Injambakkam

1st School in Chennai to be Awarded IMC Certification.

Students Guided
1000 +
Years of Excellence
0 +
Student : Teacher For Toddlers
10 :1
Student : Teacher For Others
20 :1

Sharanalaya Beyond Books

Holistic Education


Our top priority is to make sure that the children feel happy coming to school.

Practical Way

We want our children to learn through Hands on Experience.

Respect & Discipline

We help Children to be kind and respectful towards others.

Unique and Special

Every child is unique and special, and we ensure they are treated without any comparison to others.

Individualised Learning Plan

Each child will have a personalised plan tailored to their unique way of understanding and learning concepts.

Safety and Security of the Child

At our school, the safety and security of your child are our top priorities.

We maintain a secure campus with controlled access, 24/7 surveillance, and trained staff to ensure a safe learning environment. Additionally, we adhere to strict hygiene protocols to provide a clean and healthy space for your child.

Special Mention for Toddlers: We have extra handlers dedicated to our toddler classrooms to provide additional care and supervision, ensuring the utmost safety for our youngest students.

Your child’s well-being is at the heart of everything we do.

You are most welcome to visit our school in person by booking a school tour. During your visit, you and your family can explore our campus and observe the classrooms from outside while classes are in session.

Bus Facility Services

Door Step Bus Pickup and Drop Facilities are also Available.

A 20-Minute School Tour Could Change Everything For Your Child

Act Now & Take that Step !

Montessori Gallery

Toddler images are intentionally not included in this gallery to maintain the safety, privacy, and ethics of our parents and children.

However, during the School Tour, you will have the opportunity to observe the toddler classrooms from outside while classes are in session.

What is Montessori Education

Montessori Education is a child-centered educational approach that emphasises hands-on, self-directed learning, and collaborative play. It focuses on fostering independence, creativity, and critical thinking through individualised learning plans and mixed-age classrooms.

Montessori in Young Age Vs Traditional Education

Education Comparison
Attribute Montessori Education Traditional Education
Learning Approach Child-centered, hands-on learning Teacher-centered, lecture-based learning
Focus Holistic development (social, emotional, cognitive, physical) Academic achievement
Curriculum Flexible, based on child's interests and pace Structured, standardized curriculum
Classroom Environment Prepared environment with self-directed activities Traditional classroom setup with desks and chairs
Assessment Continuous, observational Periodic, test-based
Teacher's Role Guide and facilitator Instructor and authority figure
Student Collaboration Encouraged, multi-age groupings Limited, same-age groupings
Independence Fosters self-discipline and independence Less emphasis on independence

Montessori Success Stories (Young Age)

Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the founders of Google, received Montessori education.
Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, attended a Montessori school in his Young age.
Elon Musk, developed his knowledge base through Montessori at an Young Age.

Confused About Montessori Education ?

Take a tour of our school now and get all your questions answered. During the tour, you will also have the opportunity to observe the classrooms from outside, gaining a better understanding of how Montessori works.

What is IGCSE Curriculum

The IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) developed by Cambridge School is a globally recognized education program that offers a flexible and comprehensive curriculum designed to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Ideal for students older than 9, it provides a strong foundation for college education and international opportunities.

Difference Between IGCSE & CBSE

Education Comparison
Attribute IGCSE CBSE
Curriculum Focus Broad and flexible, emphasizes critical thinking and independent research Theoretical knowledge, standardized testing
Assessment and Examination Combination of written exams, practical assessments, and coursework End-of-year written examinations, internal assessments
Global Recognition Recognized worldwide by schools, universities, and employers Widely recognized within India and accepted by Indian universities
Teaching Methodology Inquiry-based learning, practical application, student-centered approach Teacher-led approach, focus on rote learning
Language Options Offers many subjects in multiple languages Mainly taught in English and Hindi
Holistic Development Encourages extracurricular activities, sports, and community involvement Less emphasis on extracurricular activities
Preparation for Higher Education Provides a solid foundation for advanced study globally Focuses on preparing students for Indian competitive exams

Come Visit Us at Akkarai, Injambakkam

Reading about our curriculum and our school online often doesn’t do justice to the transformative experience it offers.

To truly understand Sharanalaya and how our education system works and to see firsthand the positive impact it has on children, we warmly invite you to visit Sharanalaya World School. By observing our classrooms from outside, you can witness the joy of learning, the hands-on activities, and the personalised teaching methods that set us apart.

Transition From Toddlers To High School

One Shelter ; Two Curricula

School Roadmap

Toddler Program
Age 1-2

We focus on enhancing motor skills and their senses through activities that involve touch and feel.

Primary Program
Age 2-6

We lay the foundation for all subjects using Montessori materials and hands-on activities. Our holistic approach ensures children love learning and enjoy coming to school.

Lower Elementary
Age 6-9

We nurture each child's unique potential with personalized learning plans. Children grow in areas they are passionate about, while supported by other core subjects.

Upper Elementary
Age 9-12
IGCSE Via Montessori

We seamlessly transition your child from Montessori to the IGCSE curriculum, adapting to each child's learning pace for a smooth progression.

Grade 7 & Above

We offer the prestigious Cambridge IGCSE curriculum, recognized by top universities in India and worldwide, preparing students for academic excellence and global opportunities.

Why Parents Trust Sharanalaya

Overall Rating: 4.5/5

Our Advisors

Music Department

Mr. Anirudh Ravichander
Famous Indian Musician
Music Advisor

Sports Department

Mr. Ravindra Jadeja
Current Indian Cricketer
Sports Advisor

Infrastructure Gallery

Student Gallery

Toddler images are intentionally not included in this gallery to maintain the safety, privacy, and ethics of our parents and children. To see the Toddler Classroom, please fill out the admission enquiry form. Our admission team will contact you to schedule a school tour, during which you will be allowed to observe the toddler classrooms from outside while classes are in session.

Akkarai, Chennai

The Location

Located in Akkarai, our Sharanalaya World School campus is at the center of Chennai’s most sought-after neighborhoods. With convenient access to areas like Sholinganallur, Kanathur, Injambakkam, Neelankarai, Thoraipakkam, Medavakkam, Thiruvanmiyur, Navalur, and Siruseri, students from these regions and beyond can easily reach our campus.

Our prime location ensures that families from neighborhoods like Besant Nagar, Adyar, Velachery, Taramani, and beyond can easily access us. Our comprehensive school bus service, offering door-to-door pickup and drop-off, ensures safe and timely transportation. Parents can rest assured knowing that their children’s journey to school is smooth and worry-free, thanks to Sharanalaya’s doorstep bus service.

School Infra Gallery

Admissions Enquiry