Numerical ability can be cultivated and honed well at a young age. Abacus training focuses on the development of mental calculation capabilities and ensures that the child understands the basic number system thoroughly. It encourages the use of right side of the brain. Hence the school has Abacus classes conducted by professionals.
Yoga aids in controlling a person’s body, mind and soul. It brings the physical and mental discipline together to soothe the body and mind. It also aids in managing stress and anxiety and keeps you relaxed. Asanas are known to develop vigor, flexibility and confidence. A healthy mind can reside only in a healthy body. The school has a regular yoga instructor to take care of the physical well-being of the children of all classes.
Working with clay is valuable for sensory development and motor skills.It also has a unique therapeutic quality to calm the children and increase their attention level. Nothing can bring one close to nature like the touch of soil. This is what the pottery classes do to children.
Different children express their creativity and inner thoughts in different ways. The school believes in laying open all available avenues ready for the children. If any aspect of refinement is left out of the grasp of the young children, the drawing classes take care of the missing link. Children come up with the most beautiful drawings which decorate the bulletin boards-drawings that are done at the right time on the right topics.
Music is the ‘art of combining tones in a manner to please the ear’. It may also mean sounds so combined as to make a pleasant impression on the mind. All sounds, however, is not music. It is only when the sounds (combined) produce harmony and melody and please the ear that they become music.Music classes help break the monotony and also give them a soothing feeling. It also develops an appreciation towards our rich Indian Culture.
The word shloka means ‘song’, and originates from the root śru or ‘hear’. A shloka is generally a couplet of Sanskrit verses, especially one in which each line contains sixteen syllables. Shlokas, which are repeated to aid concentration in meditation, has its origins from the Vedic period.
Shloka classes build their faith in the higher power and also to recite them with the proper tune, pitch and in harmony.
Children have an innate love for stories. Stories create magic and a sense of wonder at the world. Stories teach us about life, about ourselves and about others. Storytelling is a unique way for students to develop an understanding, respect and appreciation for other cultures, and can promote a positive attitude to people from different lands, races and religions.
Story telling helps them to build creativity and imagination and also to inculcate the right values in them.
Chess is an excellent game for kids. It teaches them strategic thinking, logic and it’s fun, too! It aids in developing the brain muscles as it stimulates different areas of brain. Chess class are held to enhance the analytical skills and build a competitive spirit among the children.
Co-curricular activities are an integral part of the curriculum which provides educational activities to the students and thereby help in broadening their experiences. Co-curricular activities can be defined as the activities that enrich the regular curriculum during the normal school hours.
Competition is held every month in areas like light music, dance, fancy dress, shloka recitation, recitation of poems in other languages, clay modelling, drawing, handwriting, pick and speak in order to bring out the hidden talents in the children.