Primary School Program

The primary curriculum meant for grades I to V  aims to provide a broad learning experience and encourages a rich variety of approaches to teaching and learning that cater to  different needs of individual children. The primary curriculum is designed to nurture the child in all dimensions of his or her life – spiritual, moral, cognitive, emotional, imaginative, aesthetic, social and physical. Some aspects of the primary curriculum are under review.

Our research-based kindergarten program includes

The Primary School Curriculum (1999) outlines the contents of children’s learning—the what and how of children’s learning—for children’s first 5 years in school,  The curriculum aims to:

  • develop each child’s potential to the full
  • encourage a love of learning
  • help children develop skills they will use all their lives.

The curriculum is presented in seven areas, some of which are further subdivided into subjects. These are

  • Languages: English, Hindi
  • Mathematics
  • Social, environmental and scientific education (SESE): history, geography and science
  • Arts education: visual arts, music and drama
  • Physical education
  • Social, personal and health education (SPHE)
  • Religious or ethical education is the responsibility of the different school patron bodies
  • Who we are
  • Where we are in place and time
  • How we express ourselves
  • How the world works
  • How we organize ourselves
  • Sharing the planet