The quest for excellence is not only in academics, but also in all aspects of school life. All students participate in a multi-dimensional curriculum.
EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT:
Our pre-primary children blossom in a nurturing environment. The class teachers and a lady support staff for each section caters to individual needs of the little ones. Environmental studies approach to learning and Sensory development makes our curriculum holistic and child-centric. Hands-on activities, music and dance are provided with opportunities for each child to maximize his potential in a comfortable and non-competitive environment.
Fun activities for the pre-primary like Parents day, Grand parents day are an integral part of the value based education followed across the school.
The Primary School curriculum is child-centered and activity based so that learning is made fun and enjoyable. For classes one to five the faculty emphasizes a lot on conversational skills, reading and writing and mental math. The creativity of students is developed and nurtured through various extra-curricular activities like fancy dress, singing, flower arrangement, salad making art and craft, poetry and sports.
Regular usage of worksheets in all subjects encourages the students to grasp the topics better further ensuring adequate practice in the same. Team work is encouraged through games and projects. Students are encouraged to make projects in the classroom under the teacher’s supervision, which help them to learn concepts of the related lessons.
The students are groomed to hone their reading and listening skills for better learning of languages. Regular practice of listening comprehension helps them to practice their recall and absorption skills.
A happy, stimulating, secure learning environment ensures happy, sensitive, life- long learners who will be change makers in society.
At Our School, the middle school years (from classes 6 to 8) provide the foundation on which young learners build a promising and fulfilling future. This phase successfully provides for the emotional, physical and social well being of young minds who in turn will be self -aware, creative, empathetic listeners and effective communicators. The Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) refers to a system of school based evaluation that covers all aspects of student development. It is a student-centric methodology, devised to lessen the learning related stress.
Teachers use various techniques to create the vertical learning curve They encourage students to perform role-plays, make projects, grasp the practical knowledge of the subject and promote creativity through prose and poetry pieces created by the students.
Teachers and students explain or learn concepts through PowerPoint presentations. Value Education is given as much importance as other subjects. Books are referred to for the subject, along with imbibing realistic morals Most often the lessons are taught through real life experiences. Prayers are an important part in dealing with all kinds of situations, be it joyous or trying.
HIGH SCHOOL & HIGHER SECONDARY:
It is nothing short of a miracle that modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry, Albert Einstein said in 1949. Fast forward to 2019. It is nothing but a battle to save children from aspirational parents eyeing professional courses, civil society aiming to groom conscious citizens and industries looking for employability skills. It remains an uphill task for educationist to craft an ideal curriculum to meet the real needs of a heterogeneous society of ours.
While designing a new curriculum, experts invariably face familiar challenges such as
- Rote learning Aided by predictable examination pattern
- Lack of analytical skills due to reliance on theoretical approach rather than a problem solving one
- Absence of contemporary issues leading to a disconnect between the real world and
- Lack of fluency even in vernacular languages.
The situation in Tamil Nadu is no different. The much awaited reforms began with redesigning of the format of the text book and its contents. Positioned as the window to the world of wisdom, these new textbooks tend to blend technology in a major way and have features such as case studies, concept maps, web links, QR codes, information and communication technology leading to educational web resources and mobile apps. Hence the new textbooks were redesigned to give due importance to problem solving. So, explanation of projectile motion, illustration of traditional games are being used. But most importantly the books are not just about being prepared for competitive exams, its an opportunity to develop an interest in subjects to pursue a career in future. Through the national educational platform, students are motivated to make use of the DHIKSHA app and a YouTube video lessons for further reference.