Private International English School (PIES), Abu Dhabi is a part of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, a premier institution of International and National repute providing education in India and outside India. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan was founded in 1938 by the exceptional and eminent Dr. K. M. Munshi, a far-sighted visionary and practical idealist, who was also one of the chief members of India’s constituent assembly. The Bhavan has the blessings of Gandhiji, the Father of the Nation and other stalwarts of the Indian National Movement like C. Rajgopalachari, Sardar Patel, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Jawaharlal Nehru. It represents Indian culture and reflects the ethos of Indian traditions in its true spirit. Today, the Bhavan is running over 400 schools in India and 10 international centres in UK, USA, Singapore, Australia, South Africa, Portugal, and schools in Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman. The Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan has its main office in Mumbai and successfully manages its academic institutions from here.
Having blossomed from humble beginnings, Bhavans Private International English School, which began in 2010, is today a prestigious learning centre in Abu Dhabi, managed by the Bhavan’s Kuwait Kendra. The distinguishing feature of PIES is its insistence on quality education. It aims at the highest standards of academic excellence. It is a child-centred school which ensures the all-round development of each learner. Special care is taken to develop a strong character and desirable values in all children. The four pillars of education – learning to know, learning to do, learning to live and learning to be are the focal points of attention.
PIES is affiliated to the CBSE, New Delhi and has a student strength of 2000 with classes from KG 1 to Grade 12. Bhavans Private International English School has been constantly pursuing and achieving excellence in both scholastic and co-scholastic fronts and students of the school have been consistently receiving several academic awards. Their accomplishments in sports, drama, literature, dramatics and fine arts, among others has been significant.