Our first annual day and Skanda as the Big bad wolf! Sophie singing Hush a bye baby swinging her doll with one hand!! And all those other annual Days - Dipti Rastogi, standing on the stage, dressed as Red Riding Hood and telling Shobhana, "Shobhana Aunty, I am so tired of telling Red Riding Hood. Can I say another story?" Doing the annual days away from school at Sitrarangam - Ayan as Santa Claus coming on stage with a plate of cake just as his group was singing "Santa is coming to town".
- Mrs Uma Shankar

how we are organized

Age and Classes

Children enter the Primary upon completion of 2 years and 6 months of age and must complete 6 years to enter the Elementary in June. The children in the Primary work in mixed age Montessori environments between the ages of 2 ½ and 6 years. The Younger Elementary comprise of 6 to 9 year olds and the Older Elementary of 9 to 11 year olds.

Class 7 to 12 comprise the Secondary and Higher Secondary section. The syllabus prescribed by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, prepares children for the public examinations held at the end of Class 10 and Class 12.

Time Table

In the Primary and Elementary, children follow two to three-hour work cycles of individual activity in the morning and in the afternoon. In the Primary they can choose work from different areas including Exercises of Practical Life, Sensorial, Math, Language and Culture. In the Elementary, they work in the areas of Languages, Math and Cosmic Education.

The subjects offered from Classes 7 to 10 are English, Hindi, Tamil, History, Geography, Math, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The children can choose between Computer Applications and Art.

How we are organizeIn Classes 11 & 12 children can choose from a range of subjects. They can create their own group of subjects that will meet their aptitude and interests and allow for the broadest opportunities going into College. The subjects presently on offer are Math, Elective English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Computer Science, Business Studies, Commerce, Accounts, History, Political Science, Economics and Art. English is compulsory.

Special classes are held for all children from the Elementary school upwards in the Performing Arts. The faculty for these classes are professionals in various fields like Folk Dance, Theatre and Music.

How we are organizeClubs include Film and Music Appreciation, Debating, Radio, Science Club, Parkour, News Club and Art Appreciation.

Physical Education comprises athletics, team games, indoor games, and coaching in football and basketball.

Calendar

The academic year from June to April is divided into three terms of around 13 weeks each. Each term is followed by a vacation. In general, the school observes Government holidays up to a maximum of 10 days per year. Abacus follows a five day week, Monday to Friday.

Timings

Office 8.15 a.m - 4.15 p.m
Primary - 2 1/2 - 4 8.45 a.m - 11.45 a.m
Primary - 4 - 6 8.45 a.m - 2.45 p.m
Elementary 8.45 a.m - 2.45 p.m
Secondary 8.15 a.m - 3.40 p.m
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