29 Mar Obviously not every English kid who is doing badly can swan off to an elite and very expensive Indian boarding school: this is an experiment rather than any kind of solution, but there might be some lessons learned along the way. Plus, it is amusing TV, taps into its (our) obsession with school, class and. Traditional schooling methods in India tend to emphasise rote learning and memorisation, rather than encouraging independent or creative thinking. There is a strong focus on examinations from an early age. This makes the atmosphere at Indian schools competitive. Many expats prefer to send their children to international. The India School first day of Spring classes will begin on Sunday, January 28, Classes are held at the Thomas W. Pyle Middle School, Wilson Lane, Bethesda, Md. Online registration is now available for the Spring Semester. For further details on registration and to register online, please click here.