The primary school curriculum is based on the NCERT guidelines and focuses on laying the foundations of knowledge, skills and attitudes which will guide the young learners for life.
The KEY LEARNING DOMAINS which are focused are:
Language and Literacy (Listening, Reading, Writing & Communication skills)
Numeracy (Mathematical thinking and reasoning)
Personal, Social & Emotional Development (Self Awareness & Social Awareness)
Discovery of the World – (Environmental awareness)
Motor Skills development (Physical & Health Education)
Aesthetics & Creative Expression (Art Education)
PRIMARY CLASSES I TO V
At this stage, the curriculum focuses on conceptual clarity by relating learning to everyday life and analytical skills. The curriculum also aims at nurturing the affective domain of the learners through subjects and activities. The pedagogy at this stage is not absolutely fixed, structured or prescribed but it is multi-dimensional and flexible, which gives the learner ample opportunities to explore and discover.
The learning areas include:
Languages (English, Hindi) – Acquire the skills of listening, speaking, reading & writing, acquire varied range of vocabulary, develop interpersonal communication skills and express meaningfully. Third Language is introduced in Class II. These languages are taught through activities with an aim to initiate the language in a fun way. However, a more structured syllabus is followed in the upper primary stage. Students can opt for French apart from Tamil and Hindi.
Mathematics – Performing operation of numbers, understanding shapes, similarities and differences, collecting data, representing and analysing the data, identifying patterns in shapes and numbers etc.
Environmental Science – To make them aware of their surroundings, appreciative of and sensitive of environmental issues (natural, physical, social and cultural)
Information & Communication technology
Visual Arts & Performing Arts
Physical & Health Education
Life skills & Value Education
Children also get opportunities to join various hobby clubs as per their interest and aptitude.
The scheme of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE), as designed and laid out by the CBSE & NCERT, is followed.