World Class 2012 in partnership with the British Council bring you the stories of the schools where the dreams begin.
St Xavier's School is twinning with Methodist College in Belfast and Loktak Christian Model School is twinning with Ballykeel Primary in Ballymena, Northern Ireland
MC Mary Kom goes back to school with BBC World Class
MC Mary Kom is a female boxer from Manipur, who in 2010 clinched her fifth successive World Amateur boxing gold.
London 2012 will be Mary Kom's first Olympic Games, as women's boxing is introduced as an event for the first time.
MC Mary Kom's schools
Mary Kom didn't start boxing until she left school in 2000. She attended Loktak Christian Model High School up to the age of 11, then spent two years at St. Xaviers, both on the outskirts of the state capital, Imphal.
Mary Kom moved into the centre of Imphal for her high school years, before taking up boxing.
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