Amethyst International School

Our Misson and Vision

Our vision is to provide a stimulating learning environment that involves more of Interactive teaching strategies and Project based Learning (PBL) which maximizes individual potential and ensures student’s ability levels at various spectrums.

We believe that every child should be exposed to all learning needs other than academics and thus shaping the child’s personal growth. We believe every child has the right to learn and bring out their inbuilt or hidden talents

Our Misson and Vision

With our Motto “Explore, Dream and Discover” ,AIS strives to provide disruptive and integrated Learning environment that fosters an Experiential approach towards learning, identifies the talent of each individual, nurtures intellectual curiosity and a thirst for discovery & achievement and inculcates self confidence in individuals to lead the future world with fervency.

At AIS, our mission is to provide opportunities through education for all children and experience this integrated curriculum which builds and develop them as learners who are confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged and equipped for success in the modern world. This is being acquired by integrating hands-on, investigative and exploring activities in classrooms.

We the Management, Staff, Teachers and Parents aim to encourage each and every child in all aspects of learning by:

  • Working together as a team.
  • Providing a balanced curriculum that imbibes holistic growth and learning in children.
  • Catering to various life skills that instincts curiosity and enthusiasm in children.
  • Inculcating a sense of integrity with moral values and ethics.
  • Creating awareness to the environment.

We wish all the children to take with them the happy memories of their early years with us.

Chairman Message

Welcome to Amethyst International School situated at a IT hub sector of Chennai with onus focus on ‘ Exploring New Knowledge, Dreaming the Best Status and Discovering New Generation of Dynamic Leaders ‘ of Future.

Our School aims is to educate the youth of the world to take their productive place as leaders in the global community by offering ‘ global learning perspective ‘ with high potential orientation and integration of ‘ e-learning ‘ platforms as ‘ core competence ‘ of our pedagogic delivery system.

The curriculum emphasizes the acquisition of knowledge, useful skills, understanding, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities for all students attending our School. The Management and staff believe that every student is unique and special and that they all have the ability to learn. We believe it is our responsibility as educators to nurture and develop every student to his/her maximum potential. Students are continually encouraged to appreciate our diverse community and to care for others by becoming global citizens and develop a concern and active respect for the environment.

At Amethyst International School, the educational community strives for excellence by preparing students for learning beyond their school years and assisting them to become lifelong learners, as well as helping them to be self-directed, realistic, and responsible decision makers when solving problems that they will encounter in our multicultural, ever-changing world. Ultimately, each student will gain from his/her life at school according to the effort they apply.

Our school is an amazing playground where each child discovers his/her true calling and unleashes dreams and hopes for the future. An array of events and activities fill up the Amethyst Calender.

Robotics Labs, Theatre and Drama Workshops, Extempore and Debating Clubs, Sports Meets, Guest Speakers, Seminars, Workshops, Excursions…..the list is long and the enthusiasm for everything is endless. I take immense pride in acknowledging the team-work and efforts of all students and teachers.

At Amethyst International School, we celebrate the wonder and awe of childhood as a trace of God. Our aim is to enhance children’s feelings of self-worth and appreciation of their own and other people’s ethnicity, culture and language in a multi-cultural society.

You are encouraged to regularly check our website and read about our exciting academic and co-curricular activities. In addition, we ask that you guide and support our children’s learning by ensuring that they:

  1. Attend School daily and arrive on time, ready for the day’s learning experience.
  2. Complete all homework assignments given by teachers.
  3. Read daily to develop a love for reading and to improve literary skills.
  4. Share school experiences with you.
  5. Know that you expect them to succeed in School.

We all have the potential that is limitless when compared to the extent to which we have our talents. My message is meant to encourage all Amethysts to take the canvas of hope and the brush of a glorious vision and paint your own portrait of excellence 

   – Managing Trustee

Menahadevi SA

Principal’s Message

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” – Margaret Mead

With this vision in mind, I am honoured to serve as principal at Amethyst International School. My journey in education started in 1993 and with all these years spent in serving this industry with passion and learning happening at all levels. I come with a rich educational and leadership experience acquired in various international schools in Singapore and Chennai. To me, the position of principal is not only a job, but instead an opportunity to lead our school to accomplish great things. I truly believe, the role of principal involves many exciting opportunities associated with student achievement. However, most importantly, my personal and professional goal is to provide children at Amethyst with the best educational experience possible – one that will build a foundation for life-long learning.

My mission as principal is to always put children first; to say – Yes, I can! Dream, Discover, Develop and Deliver! My belief is that all students have the ability to learn, but are different, and it is our duty to support all of their needs. As educators, we need to discover how each child learns in order to modify our instruction to support diverse learning styles. I also want all children to love school! My passion for education along with the enthusiasm and creative thinking of my staff will always be evident in our day to day activities. In this collaborative effort, we want children to succeed in life with all life skills cultured at our school.

Our school will be a place where students want to learn and have fun. I promise to provide a learning environment that is positive, safe, and caring. My aim is to always invest time in getting to know the Amethyst school community – the students, parents, families, teachers, staff, and community members as well as to provide our students the essentials needed for success in a safe and warm environment. Our staff will work together with the priority of having every student’s best interest at heart.

My message to all parents is to stay involved by staying in contact with your child’s teacher. Our expectations will be to consistently make sure you are aware of your child’s progress, and we will answer any questions or concerns you have at any time. I strongly believe that this form of two-way monitoring and team effort will help ensure the success of your child’s education and well-being.

I am privileged to be in this leadership role and welcome it every day with challenges that could turn into a learning experience for the whole team. The forthcoming year will be filled with countless exciting events and activities planned for all of our students. Our outdoor education area will be initiated soon to enhance the physical activities of our students.

I look forward to an interactive and exciting years at Amethyst International School.

Sucharitha Venkatesan



Sucharitha Venkatesan

Qualification : Bachelor of Science – Computer Science, CIDTT-Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers/Trainers – University of Cambridge , Programme Leader for CIDTDT- University of Cambridge.

She holds rich 20+ years’ experience of working in established schools like Global Indian International School -Singapore, APL Global School – Chennai and Sri Krish International School- Chennai.

Her strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills allows her to cultivate a supportive learning environment and reinforce the school’s standards, policies and goals.

Her greatest strengths include, but are not limited to performance standards development, teacher mentoring, curriculum design & improvement, school safety, standardized testing, program management and coordination and workshop & seminar presentation. Furthermore she is adept at fostering strong working relationship with all mentors of the local and school communities.

As a leader, she aspires to establish a school culture and educational program conducive to student learning and socialization. She strives to promote staff professional growth and developments, as well as teamwork and cooperative. She puts in her efforts with those of parents and family members to ensure students remain disciplined and focused, and receive appropriate attention to meet their needs.




Priya M

Qualification : B.Tech (ECE)
She believes that a mother is the first teacher and a teacher is the second mother and has a great passion in teaching and believes that a good teacher not only teaches but also inspires the students to follow and achieve their dreams. To her every student is gifted and a teacher's role is to make students discover that gift and hone their skills to become great citizens of tomorrow. She also imparts moral values as part of education so that today's young buds will become tomorrow's great leaders and at AIS she mentors students of PRE-KG.

Tamilselvi M

Qualification :M.C.A & Diploma in Montessori training
She believes a teacher plays a very essential role in the field of education who teaches students very nicely to be a person of good moral and behaviour. She is a Montessori trained, certified and experienced teacher for about three years in various play schools. She is a student-friendly teacher and possesses great skills in art and craft. At AIS she is the mentor for LKG A.

Primary & Middle School

Bharatha Priya R

Qualification : B.Sc(Maths), MCA, CLIS (Library management), pursuing B.Ed
She believes “When students are allowed to make their own choices, they own their learning, increase intrinsic motivation, and put in more effort -- an ideal recipe for better learning outcomes!” Her efforts are tremendous in finding and improving every child’s logical skills. She is a creative person with immense strategies in inculcating library skills among children. She is good at employing unique teaching strategies to effectively engage all students in maths and foster a fun fascinating learning environment. She carries more than 2 years of teaching mathematics to primary and middle school children and at AIS she mentors Grade 1B and handles Maths, Computer Science and Library across the grades.

Deepika G

Qualification : BCA (Pursuing B.Ed)
She believes “A true teacher is one who takes teaching as a passion and not a profession.”She maintains punctuality at all times and is a caring, student-friendly teacher who always spreads positive energy to the students. Her bold and confident behaviour has helped in delivering her best as an Academic Coordinator at AIS. Her hobbies include art & craft and jewellery making. She carries more than 4 years of teaching experience in schools and at AIS she mentors Grade 2A and handles Science and English for Grades 1 & 2.

Sowjanya K.N.L.

Qualification :M.Sc (Mathematics); B.Ed. (Maths & English)
She is a talented, energetic, and enthusiastic Maths Teacher with more than Ten years proven expertise and experience in working with children, using interactive discussions and "hands-on" approaches to help students learn and apply concepts in Mathematics. Innovative and promoting a conceptual understanding of mathematics through multiple learning approaches and hands-on activities. She is skilled to explain complicated mathematical concepts in much simpler ways. She quickly develops an excellent rapport with students, staff members and parents to produce a friendly and supportive school community. At AIS she mentors Grade 3A and handles Maths & Computers across grades.

Priyadarshini K

Qualification :B.E(CSE), (Pursuing B.Ed)
"Teachers are those who teach students not only for a written test but rather for the final exam called life." She believes in this and changed her profession from IT to teaching due to her passion towards it. As a teacher, she takes up the role of a parent, mentor and counsellor to all students in their development and portrays an image of confidence and accomplishment to imbibe positivity in children. She mentors all students on how to use their knowledge and integrate it into their lives to become a valuable member of society. She spreads positive vibes among the children. At AIS she is the ERP administrator and mentor for Grade 4A and handles Social studies and Computer science for grade 5 and 6.

Reshma R

Qualification :MSc, M Phil , B Ed
"Don't try to fix the students; fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good, and the good student superior. When our students fail, we as teachers, too, have failed."She also believes that “Teachers are second mothers to all students and prefers to play the role of a ladder and works on mentoring the children to reach varying heights. She considers teaching to help her learn at all stages of life and prefers to be a good role model for the children. She carries almost 8 years of teaching experience across schools and at AIS she mentors Grade 6A and handles Science, Social and STEM education across grades.
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