“Leaders never say 'I'. They don't think 'I'. They think 'we'; they think 'team'. The 'team' functions with responsibility and without disrespect to anyone, and each person gets the recognition and satisfaction of a job well done.'”

Ms. Lina Ashar




Namita Somaiya

"My son is going to billabong school from past three years n the best part is, that he comes home in a very happy mood. I believe that t teachers n staff is very cooperative n their teaching techniques are commendable. My son knows everything whatever the teacher teaches him."


Meen A

"I had admitted my child in billabong high international school, thane in 1st standard. I must say this is the best school for all age group children. All teachers teach in a very different way so that it could be easy for the students to understand the things better."

Welcome to Billabong High International School, of the best primary and higher secondary schools in Maliyekkai Padi, Pookatpaddi. We are happy to share, that having been established in 2000, this is the only premium centre in Cochin. BHIS is part of the Kangaroo Kids Education Limited, which is more than 25 years old and has 110+ centres in 43 cities in India and abroad.

At Billabong High, we aim to empower all our students with the necessary life skills required to meet the demands of a fast paced highly evolving 21st century. The continuing goal is to create meaningful and rewarding learning experiences that will remain with children for life.

Our exclusive curriculum for the primary and higher secondary students has been developed on the basis of neuroscience research and findings and is at par with some of the best international schools in India and abroad. It has been designed by our founder Ms. Lina Ashar and her team of educators.

Activities :

Students in primary, middle, and high school are highly encouraged to participate, and to commit to an after-school activity each session. Activities are generally supervised by members of the BHIS faculty/staff. These include:

  • Leadership Activities
  • Personality Development
  • Quiz
  • Reading Club
  • Theatre Activities
  • Model - United Nations
  • Model - Parliament
  • Debate Team
  • Art & Craft
  • Clay modelling
  • Robotics Club
  • Battle of the Books
  • Yoga & Meditation
  • Scrapbooking
  • Cooking
  • Fashion shows
  • Adventure club
  • Gardening
  • Painting
  • Science, cultural, book Exhibitions
  • Student’s Magazine
  • Vegetable printing & carving


At Billabong High, Maliyekkal Padi, Pookattupadi , we try to go beyond conventional schooling. We offer students a mix of activities around the year to sustain their interest and develop every aspect of a child's personality.

Our sports and games program rival the best international schools in the world. The school has a team of expert coaches from various sports and games to train the students. The sports and games program is conducted in the mornings from 6 am to 7 am.

This includes:
-           Cricket
-           Football
-           Netball
-           Basketball
-           Gymnastics
-           Badminton
-           Table Tennis
-           Aerobics
-           Athletics
-           Swimming


  • Spacious air-conditioned classrooms with a teacher-student ratio of 1:25
  • Wi-fi connectivity throughout the campus
  • Smart boards (Digi-boards)
  • Classrooms equipped with multimedia systems and LCD monitors
  • A library with a large number of national and international books, journals, magazines and periodicals
  • TPS App (Teacher, Parent & Student application software)
  • A dance and music room to learn Indian as well as western dance and music
  • Audio-visual lab
  • Air-conditioned buses with GPS to monitor movement and ensure the safety of the students
  • Sports Facilities
  • Swimming pools
  • Cricket and Football
  • Skating Rink
  • Karate
  • Safety officer & Safety Task Force
  • Female Assisting Staffs
  • Spacious fine arts and painting studio
  • Tab Lab
  • Computer Lab
  • Science Lab
  • Math Lab
  • Aero-modelling Lab
  • Amphi theater
  • Yoga
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Table Tennis
  • An elevated jogging track
  • Horse ride
  • Indoor and outdoor playgrounds
  • CCTV Cameras
  • Medical aid team


We make full use of technology, social media and other electronic communication tools for easier access of student feedback to parents. For this, we have set up an In-House Student Management Software with unique login credentials issued to parents to review their ward’s performance (report cards, periodic tests, attendance, health records.).

Additionally, we have setup SMS alerts and a Call Centre services for quick access.


Our campus at BHIS Maliyekkal Padi, Pookattupadi is also special because we have made provision for hostel facilities for outstation students.

Our hostel students are offered full-fledged facilities and education. All our resident students can be assured of a friendly, caring and supportive environment; well-furnished and comfortable bath-attached rooms hot and cold-water facility professionally.

Swimming pools:

Primary and higher secondary students have access to the pools on the campus of BHIS Maliyekkal Padi, Pookattupadi,which is one of the major specialities of our school. Our pools have been professionally designed by an International Architectural Firm.

Horse Riding :

At BHIS Maliyekkal Padi, Pookattupadi, we believe that when students learn to control and care for an animal much larger than themselves, it can have a deep-rooted impact on their overall confidence.

Yoga Centre:

Yoga is an integral part of the BHIS Maliyekkal Padi, Pookattupadi curriculum to gain spiritual, emotional and psychological control over the mind. Meditation classes, memory enhancement training and pranayams are taught to all students to improve their concentration. The Yoga Centre is led by qualified yoga trainers.

Safe Campus:

The safety of our preschool, primary and higher secondary students is vital. To ensure the same, we have taken multiple measures, always installed CCTV surveillance and deployed diligent staff to watch over the children .

If you wish to visit our international school at Maliyekkal Padi, Pookattupadi  and know more about why we are the best school for your child’s ICSE or IGCSE education, please contact our office to schedule an appointment.


Billabong High International School,
Near KMEA Engineering College,
Maliyekkal Padi, Edachala
P.O. Pookattupadi

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