“The two basic processes of education are knowing and valuing.”
-Robert J. Havighurst
By this time, the development of a scientific temperament is meant to emerge from the growing qualities of objectivity, identification with Nature, and sensitivity to the human environment. Knowledge, and an activity-based approach to the sciences, make the child think in more inventive ways.
Student’s performance is examined through as per the CCE (Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation), the parameter prescribed by CBSE. While primary classes follow an inquiry-based approach to thematic learning, middle school and secondary curricula are focused on developing the skills of articulating in written and oral communication and on analysis and application of information assimilated from various sources.
The practices defining time in senior school are:
1. Guidelines translate into clearly defined and age-specific outcomes
2. Experiential, inquiry-based approach, balanced by academic rigour
3. Individual Learning Plans for Special Education Needed students
4. Continuous assessments based on observations, projects, activities, worksheets, research and presentations, weekly reviews
5. Bi-annual semester exams
6. Special activity weeks (fine Arts, Literary, Math, Science)
7. An English speaking programme for Students.
8. Circle time
9. Life skills programme
10. Field trips, workshops, guest lecturers
11. Internship programme
12. Mixed age / Vertical learning groups
13. Technology integration (Digital classes in lab and class rooms)
14. Teacher student ratio of 1:20
15. Weekly student-led assemblies
16. Student council / Leadership training
17. Co-curricular activities