Foundation Stage (LKG & UKG, Classes I-II)
The Right Start to School for School Readiness and Preparation is a disruptive innovation and initiative for primary school readiness of the young learners and ensures their smooth transition into class I.
At the Foundation Stage, the aim is to develop basic numeracy and literacy among the young learners. The focus is to lay a strong foundation at this stage in Math, EVS and Languages to ensure that learners are prepared to face the challenges of the next stages of education.
The Foundation Stage facilitates in developing the social, cognitive, cultural, emotional and physical skills of the learners.
The main goal of the Pre-Pre-Primary stage is the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of young children. This stage provides a stimulating, child-oriented learning environment. Young children that children can touch, learn and explore without fear. The end result is imbibing the joy of learning so that a number of concepts get established.
Artistic and creative activities like painting, modeling and drawing; music and singing; recitation of poems and rhymes; storytelling; picture reading etc. are important. Students are exposed to various activities, both in scholastic and co-scholastic areas for holistic growth. Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) approach is followed in academic subjects as well as in development of life skills.
Academics at the Middle Stage build a platform for children to develop love for learning and build competence and self-confidence The curriculum exposes the students to various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities through comprehensive academic projects.
The academic and skill development programs at this stage focus on subject matter understanding to lay the foundation for consolidation of learning. Basic Core Skills like communication skills, learning through context, questioning skills, listening, speaking, reading and writing (LSRW), building language and subject vocabulary, understanding health and wellness are taught at this stage.
The focus is on consolidation of learning of the Preparatory Stage for building subject knowledge and understanding. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) education is given importance for increasing visual learning, creativity, improving academic performance and better decision making abilities for enhanced learning experience.
Programs like Student Learning Portfolio (SLP), School Experience for Development of Skill Sets (SEDSS), Applied Learning and Project Based Learning are implemented. These programs develop individual and group skills, cooperation and coordination, planning, observation, problem solving, critical thinking etc. The Core Skills program is elevated to the next level to increase depth and dimension to support challenges of learning, living and working. Subject Domain Skills are introduced to facilitate connection of concepts learnt in the class room to real life situations.
The Secondary Stage comprises of four years of in-depth subject matter understanding and study. In addition to this, students are exposed to various priority sectors and subject-sector linkages. This is for students to understand the relevance of subjects and prepare students for college and career readiness and preparation.
Emphasis is given on developing Workplace Language Communication Skills (WLCS) to prepare students for the world of work. Students are encouraged to set goals and plan for their future college and career prospects based on their interests, abilities, aptitude and need.
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