The School is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. All the norms prescribed by CBSE are scrupulously followed.
The following Guiding Principles enshrined in National Curriculum Framework have been the core concern of the school in providing the curricular experiences in the school.
- Connecting knowledge to life outside the School
- Ensuring that learning is shifted away from rote methods
- Enriching curriculum so that it goes beyond Text Book
- Making Examination more flexible and non-threatening
- Building commitment to democratic values of equality, justice, secularism and freedom.
- In all the activities of the school, the focus is on the child as an active learner. Therefore, the following principles enunciated in NCF-2005 have been kept in mind for a child centric education
- Primacy to children’s experience, their voices and participation
- Needs for adults to change their perception of children as passive receiver of knowledge
- Children can be active participants in the construction of knowledge and every child come to with pre-knowledge
- Children must be encouraged to relate the learning to their immediate environment
- Emphasizes that gender, class, creed should not be constraints for the child
Highlights the value of Integration
- Languages: Three language formula is implemented. Focus is on all skills and the aim is to make students good communicators. English is offered as first language. Kannada and Hindi are offered as the second and third language according to the options exercised by parents and children.
- Mathematics: Teaching of Mathematics to focus on child’s resources to think and reason, to visualize abstractions and to solve problems.
- Science: Teaching of science to focus on methods and processes that will nurture thinking process, curiosity and creativity.
- Social Science: Teaching for promoting thinking process, decision making and critical reflection.(In classes I to V, Environmental Science is taught which includes both science and Social Science)
- Information and Communication Technology: Students are exposed to computer literacy right from class I. Progressively, they acquire advanced knowledge and skills with the use of computers
A variety of experiences and exposures are provided through interesting learning environments for the development of life skills. Starting from the morning assembly activities to the well designed co curricular activities, the following skills are developed.
- Creative and Critical Thinking Skills,
- Interpersonal Skills,
- Effective Communication Skills,
- Problem-Solving and Decision Making Skills,
- Conflict Resolution Skills,
- Collaborative Skills,
- Leadership Skills,
- Self Esteem,
- Empathy and Dealing with Emotions
- Coping with Stress
Assessment and Evaluation
Continuous and Comprehensive evaluation is followed as per the policy of CBSE. Evaluation is carried out along with teaching and not as a yearend activity. Formative Assessments which are threat free and informal are carried out throughout the year. Four Formative Assessments and two summative Assessments are considered for evaluation purposes. The evaluations are comprehensive by way of considering both scholastic and co scholastic areas. The performance of students in playground and fine arts are also assessed and recorded.