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Kindergarten

Mathematical development

Numbers

  1. Rote counting 100 and beyond
  2. Identify number symbols 0-100
  3. Associates and matches the numbers to objects
  4. Counts irregular arrangements of numbers
  5. Writing numeral 1-100
  6. Backward counting
  7. Begins simple addition (single digits only) through games, word problems & other practical activities
  8. Count aloud in twos, fives and tens till 100(skip counting)
  9. Identify ’before’, ’after’ and ’in between’ numbers
  10. Begins to write number names ’one’ ” two” till ten.

Time

  1. Use everyday language related to time; order and sequence familiar events, and measure short periods of time with a non-standard unit, e.g. with a sand timer
  2. Introduction to clocks

Comparative

  1. Wide and narrow, above and below, near and far ,rough and smooth, odd and even &many and few, front and back
  2. Full, half, quarter and empty
  3. Color, shape and space
  4. Mixing colors to create more colors; primary and secondary through the color wheel
  5. Sequence colors by their hues, tints (light to dark)
  6. Begin to use mathematical names for ‘solid’ 3D shapes and mathematical terms to describe shapes-semi circle, oval ,star, diamond, sphere, cylinder and pyramid
  7. Find items from positional or directional clues.

Language development

Listening skills

  1. Listening to a second language and identifying sounds
  2. Listening and identifying beginning, middle and ending sounds

Reading skills

  1. Sight read a set of 20 high frequency words
  2. Sight reading simple phrases and sentences through readers
  3. Learning to blend the letter together and decode a word
  4. Reading three letter words with word families (an, at, et, en etc.)
  5. Continue a rhyming string
  6. Associate upper case & lower case letters
  7. Recognition of initial, middle and ending sounds of words
  8. Reading simple books, recognize name of the book, name of author etc

Speaking skills

  1. Speaking with correct pronunciation, intonation and stress
  2. Recite simple rhymes, songs, days of the week, months of the year, names of fruits and vegetables
  3. Uses conversation skills to gain attention and also uses action rather than talk to demonstrate or explain to others
  4. Consistently develops a simple story

Writing skills

  1. Writing of capital and small letters a-z
  2. Writing 3 letter words and beginning, middle and ending letters by associating with sounds
  3. Writing word from the word family.
  4. Writes their own names and other things such as labels and captions
  5. Write singular and plural words
  6. Writing opposite words
  7. Writing short sentences associated with pictures
  8. Creative writing through Journal writing

Environmental Awareness

  1.  About myself, my school and friends-knowledge about my body – features, likes and dislikes what I can do with my body. Name of school, and it’s location, names and roles of people. Names of friends, knowledge about my favorite things and the favorite activities of my friends. Manage feelings and emotions
  2. All about the neighborhood- notices differences between features of the local environment- a look at buildings, parks, roads etc. Understand the postal service, the role of a mason and how a home is constructed. Modes of transport and role of a traffic police. Other community helpers like doctors and emergency workers
  3. Living and non-living things- animals, plants, flowers and life cycles of frog and butterfly and the various conditions required for them to grow
  4. Extinct and endangered animals- understand that some animals that have become extinct and the reasons for the same, look at endangered animals. Understand terms like poaching and hunting. Ways of protecting animals
  5. Investigate countries and cultures-begins to know about their own cultures and beliefs and those of other people. A look at India, China and Japan. Understand culture, food, traditions, clothes, monuments of the three countries
  6. Media and entertainment- look at different types of media and the role it plays in our lives – The ill effects of media
  7. Food that we eat- explore healthy and unhealthy eating habits, look at pulses, grains, fruits and vegetables, milk and milk products. Plan a balanced diet
  8. Our planet earth- understands that earth is a unique planet and part of solar system – Explore space
  9. Recycle and reduce- look at ways to save our planet. Explore ways to reduce waste and ways to prevent pollution
  10. Celebrations of festivals and special days

Physical and motor development

Fine motor

  1. Explore and handle tools, objects, construction, malleable materials safely and with a good degree of control
  2. Manipulates materials to achieve a planned effect

Health & Hygiene

  1. Shows understanding of the need for safety when tackling new challenges
  2. Understand good practices towards maintaining health and hygiene and makes others aware about it too
  3. Dress and undress independently and manage their own personal hygiene
  4. Practices some appropriate safety measures (avoids dangerous equipment, material) without direct supervision
  5. Choose healthy foods from the basic food groups

Gross motor

  1. Initiate new combinations of movement and gesture in order to express and respond to feelings, ideas and experiences
  2. Goes backwards and sideways as well as forward while walking
  3. Fundamentals of throwing, catching, striking, jumping, kicking, and bouncing
  4. Spatial and directional awareness (right/left) and personal space
  5. Construct with large materials such as cartons, fabric and planks
  6. Use increasing control over an object, such as a ball, by touching, pushing, patting, throwing, catching or kicking it
  7. Begins to understand and play organized games

Creative Development

Art

  1. Recognize and describe simple patterns in the environment and works of art
  2. Use symmetry to create balance in a work of art
  3. Talk about personal intentions, describing what they were trying to do
  4. Combine different media to create new effects
  5. Explore colour, texture, shape, form and space in two or three dimensions
  6. Use their imagination in art and design, music, dance, imaginative, role-play and stories
  7. Use tools and processes such as scissors, drawing implements, craft material, glue and brushes with skill and creativity
  8. Understand that things can be drawn from life as well as from their imagination Music & movement
  9. Begins to build a repertoire of songs and dances
  10. Develop a sense of auditory discrimination –sound, beat and melody
  11. Creates own music and short songs (modify existing songs)

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Self

  1. Has a sense of personal identity
  2. Developing awareness of own needs, views and feelings, and sensitive to the needs, views and feelings of others
  3. Understands when need are not immediately met
  4. Can describe self in positive terms and talk about abilities
  5. Shows compliance with social expectations
  6. Expresses frustration with words, not physically.
  7. Respect and care for classroom environment and materials
  8. Begin to understand ’big voice’ and ’little voice’ (when it is appropriate to speak loudly and softly)

Group

  1. Confident to try new activities, initiate ideas and speak in a familiar group
  2. Begin to develop respect for their own culture and belief and those of other people
  3. Forms friendships with other children
  4. Operates independently within the environment and show confidence in linking up with others for support and guidance
  5. Begin to develop etiquettes such as politeness, good manners
  6. Abide by rules and form agreements

Primary

Language Development

Sustains active listening to both what is said and the way it is said. • Follows longer instructions that are not familiar:

e.g. “Put the stripy folder that’s on top of the cupboard into the bottom drawer of my desk.”

  • Understands different question types:

e.g. open, closed, rhetorical.

  • Understands simple jokes and simple idioms, but can’t really explain why they are funny or

what they mean:

e.g. You can’t have your cake and eat it.

  • Makes choices from a wide and varied vocabulary:

e.g. ‘Leap’ instead of ‘jump’,

‘terrified’ instead of ‘frightened’.

  • Uses sophisticated words but the meaning might not always be accurate:

e.g. “My bedroom was meticulous.”

  • Knows that words can have two meanings and uses them appropriately. Can’t always explain

how they are linked:

e.g. ‘Hard’ (rigid object and tough

person).

  • Uses long and complex sentence structures:

e.g. “I will come with you only because it means you will stop going on at me.”

  • Uses questions to help conversations flow.
  • Sentences average about 7 to 10 words – longer in stories than in conversation.
  • Knows when a sentence is not grammatically correct and can explain rules of grammar.
  • Tells elaborate entertaining stories which are full of detailed descriptions.
  • Everyday language is detailed and not always about their immediate experience.
  • Incorporates a subplot in telling stories and recalling events, before resolving the main storyline.
  • Uses complex joining words:

e.g. meanwhile, therefore.

  • Uses different language depending on where they are, who they are with and what they are

doing:

e.g. Formal style with the

headteacher in school; relaxed andinformal with family at home; and ‘cool’ language with friends in the

park.

  • Communicates successfully; shares ideas and information, gives and receives advice,

and offers and takes notice of opinions.

  • Realises when people don’t fully understand and tries to help them.

Math

The studying of Mathematics is very important at the Primary level. These are the foundation years on which the future skills will be based. There are certain objectives which we aim to achieve by teaching Math at the Primary Level. They are-

  1. Numbers and Basic Function

The basic or the primary form of calculations like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division are taught to enable the children to form a proper base.

At the end of the Primary education they will be able to recognize the numbers, write their number names, do forward, backward and skip counting with the numbers and compare them in quantities.

  1. Measurement and Estimation

The students will be able to measure in different capacities of length, weight, height, etc using the different mediums of measurement. They will also be able to measure time, money, days, hours, minutes, etc.

  1. Geometry

They are exposed to basic shapes and their recognition. Basic construction is also taught. They also become aware of the three dimensional shapes. They also learn about the spatial concepts of under, over, next to and beyond.

  1. Data Collection and Interpretation

They are able to collect and then sort the data at this age. They learn to plot it on the graph also. They also learn to compare the objects.

  1. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Mathematics should be used to develop critical thinking and problem solving. Presented with a problem or situation, primary students should be able to identify the proper strategies needed to come to conclusions and carry out calculations. Throughout primary school, students should progress from using concrete objects and written calculations to carrying out operations mentally. Children in primary school should also have the ability to identify and continue patterns, provide examples and non-examples of mathematical statements, and form and test hypotheses.

Environmental Science

The Major Aims and Objectives

Harmonious development of child’s personality and social efficiency etc. are the general aims of education. If environmental science teaching is to be made effective, then its aims should be in consonance with the general aims of education. We deal with the following main objectives of science teaching.

A. Knowledge. This aim has received the top priority as compared to other aims. Pupils studying general science should acquire the knowledge of:

(i) Fundamental principles and concepts useful in daily life.

(ii) Facts for science study.

(iii) Inter-dependence and relationship of different branches of science.

(iv) Knowledge of plants and animals.

(v) Natural phenomena going on.

(vi) Knowledge of general rules of health and human body etc.

Middle to High School

Language Development

  • Fluent while conversing and at ease with the use of language.
  • Uses the syntax properly.
  • Has a well developed command over the written language.
  • Can convert creative ideas into written essays.
  • Can draft all formal means of communication-eg: letter, notice, etc.
  • Can participate in debates, extempore and other mediums of expression.

Science

  • Through studying biology, chemistry or physics, students should become aware of how scientists work and communicate with each other. While the scientific method may take on a wide variety of forms, it is the emphasis on a practical approach through experimental work that characterizes these subjects.The aims enable students, through the overarching theme of the Nature of science, to:
    1. Appreciate scientific study and creativity within a global context through stimulating and challenging opportunities.
    2. Acquire a body of knowledge, methods and techniques that characterize science and technology.
    3. Apply and use a body of knowledge, methods and techniques that characterize science and technology.
    4. Develop an ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesize scientific information.
    5. Develop a critical awareness of the need for, and the value of, effective collaboration and communication during scientific activities.
    6. Develop experimental and investigative scientific skills including the use of current technologies.
    7. Develop and apply 21st century communication skills in the study of science.
    8. Become critically aware, as global citizens, of the ethical implications of using science and technology.
    9. Develop an appreciation of the possibilities and limitations of science and technology.
    10. Develop an understanding of the relationships between scientific disciplines and their influence on other areas of knowledge.

MATH

  • The aims of teaching and learning mathematics are to encourage and enable students to:
    • Recognize that mathematics permeates the world around us
    • Appreciate the usefulness, power and beauty of mathematics
    • Enjoy mathematics and develop patience and persistence when solving problems
    • Understand and be able to use the language, symbols and notation of mathematics
    • Develop mathematical curiosity and use inductive and deductive reasoning when solving problems
    • Become confident in using mathematics to analyse and solve problems both in school and in real-life situations
    • Develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to pursue further studies in mathematics
    • Develop abstract, logical and critical thinking and the ability to reflect critically upon their work and the work of others
    • Develop a critical appreciation of the use of information and communication technology in mathematics
    • Appreciate the international dimension of mathematics and its multicultural and historical perspectives.

Social Science

  • This subject helps the children to develop-

    Awareness of The World and Environment: Lessons in Social Studies related to topics like – My Family, My Neighbourhood, Community Helpers, Early Man, Indus Valley Civilization, Modern Period in Indian History, The French Revolution, Great World Leaders, etc teach students about the various civilizations, movements and renaissances that occurred over the years. This knowledge enables the students to understand how the world and different societies have evolved, the important events that have occurred in the past, enduring ideas and eminent personalities that have created an impact and affected the lives of people both locally and globally. It also helps students to understand how different societies are structured, managed and governed. This in turn helps students to understand their place in the world.

IX-XII

  • Four streams are offered-
    1. Medical
    2. Non Medical
    3. Commerce
    4. Humanities