Activities that encourage and supplement learning are the cornerstone of a good education. Education is not just about imparting knowledge through books, it is about providing students the requisite skills so that they can teach themselves.
Constructivism is a theory that asserts that students create their own understanding of a topic by using and implementing the prior knowledge. Therefore, active learning involves shifting the focus away from lectures and mere knowledge transmission and move towards guided tasks, interaction and assignments.
The importance of physical activity for students cannot be stressed enough. We ensure that students get to participate in all sporting activities of their liking such as Cricket, Hockey, Tennis, Badminton, Volleyball, Football.
Mental activity is given the same importance as physical activity. Students are encouraged to take up board games such as Chess and Go which help keep the mind sharp and develop problem solving techniques.
To survive and succeed in an increasingly competitive world, it is very important for students to have a competitive spirit. A positive experience with team competition can motivate children to do more. It teaches students to be resilient and to view their failures and losses as experiences.
Competitions within the school and inter-school competitions are regularly arranged in sports as well as indoor games.
As technology becomes more and more integral to everything we do, it can sometimes distract us from the things that matter most to us. Technology should improve life, not distract from it.
For a healthy lifestyle, it is imperative to keep a balance between on screen time and other parts of life, which is why from a very young age students are taught time management and time allocation techniques to take full adavantage of technology while making sure it does not adversely affect other parts of their life.
Workshops on varied topics such as personal grooming, personality development, public speaking are frequently conducted to teach enhance the students’ presentation skills and to further develop their non-academic personality traits.
Taking time away from studies and hectic lifestyles to unwind and relax is extremely important. Through seminars, cultural activities, sightseeing and picnics, students are made aware that fun and relaxation also are important facets of life. This also serves the purpose of making students learn group dynamics and discipline.