May 2023 Update

We are happy to report that in the academic year 2022-23, there were a total of 78 children in the school: 41 boys and 37 girls, from Lower Kindergarten through to year seven. The school has five highly qualified teachers and two dedicated helpers. These helpers are ladies who daily cook the deliciously fresh, nutritious  … Read more …

Good Manners

As well as academic studies, the children have been learning how to behave while traveling on public transport. This short video shows them enacting traveling on a bus. Children who have seats, give them up for the elderly, the pregnant and others in need of a seat. Those standing after giving up their seat, are … Read more …

NUPS student applying for Masters in the US

We are proud to hear that a NUPS student who went on to study an undergraduate course has applied for a Masters at the University of Illinois and University of South Dakota. He now has an interview at the US Consulate at Chennai. Read more …

75th Independence Day celebrations

On 15th August, India celebrated 75 years of Independence, and in accordance with the government ruling, the school conducted sports events and distributed gifts to the winners. The national flag on the school premises was hoisted. It was a fun day for children and staff. A great celebration! Read more …

November 2022

The school was reopened on 5th July after the summer break. 79 students are in this academic session – 20 more joined this term. All the children received books, uniform, shoes and stationery. They also enjoy nutritious midday meals. Read more …

News from India March 2021

Report from Tabitha Pagolu, Correspondent, Native Upper Primary School We have 70 children in school in this academic year with 5 teaching staff and 2 non-teaching staff. Since 19 March 2020 the school remained closed due to the Corona Virus. After 10 months the children came to school again. By God’s grace all the children … Read more …

Visit to the School January 2020

Another exciting visit just in time! Arriving at the smart International Airport of Hyderabad in January 2020 for another visit to the school, I couldn’t help but remember arriving for the first visit in 2000 and how different it was then. Now I marvelled at all the variety and impressive new developments. After a few … Read more …

News from India 2019-2020

The staff and the students of NATIVE Upper Primary School have expressed their thanks to all donors for their great help towards them during the 2019-2020 academic year and particularly during this pandemic period. Due to COVID-19 the school has been closed from 19th March 2020. The final exams for classes LKG to 5th have … Read more …

News from India 2017-2018

The Academic Year for NATIVE Upper Primary School was started on 12th June 2017. All the children received Text books, note books, stationery, bags, uniform including shoes which NATIVE provided free of cost. In the month of June the school applied for recognition of Lower Kindergarten and Upper Kindergarten classes. The local government official who … Read more …

Visit to the School 2016

Frances Finch, December 2016 I left Italy from Bologna Airport to visit the school in India on the 2nd December. I was very excited at seeing my Indian friends who have become more like family over the 20 years have known them. After a comfortable flight with a change at Dubai I arrived at Hyderabad … Read more …