“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”
― Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics
Sri NachammalVidyavani School follows the Central Board of Secondary Education curriculum. The curriculum is designed keeping in mind the latest trends and techniques in education. The syllabus offers a wide variety of hands-on application opportunities that makes it challenging as well as rewarding for the students.
As a school that aims for excellence, we strive to assist each student to achieve their best and realize his/her full potential in an environment that is brimming with encouragement and acceptance.
We are committed to continuous and comprehensive evaluation of students. Value Education is an integral part of our school curriculum. The school has plans to upgrade to international curriculum like IGCSE and IB in the near future.
Primary classes comprise from Grades 1 – 5. Our primary students enjoy learning through fun-filled activities. Our philosophy is ‘EXPLORE, EXPERIENCE and ENJOY”. For Grades 1 & 2, we believe in ‘No Bag & No Homework’ way of life.
The evaluation of primary students is done in a periodic way through various formative assessments. Students are assessed through weekly tests conducted on every Wednesday. Evaluation report is prepared three times in a year. As a result, the students never feel the stress of a test or examination.
The core subjects offered at this level are English, II Language, Math, EVS. The options available for second language are Tamil or Hindi.
The Middle school comprises of Grades 6 – 8 and their academic year is divided into two semesters. For Grades VI-VIII (middle school), the CBSE recommends the study of five learning areas.
First area of learning – Languages
- English language - Compulsory
- II Language – Hindi/Tamil
- III Language – Hindi/Tamil/French/Sanskrit
Second area of learning - Social Sciences
Third area of learning - Mathematics
Fourth area of learning - Science
Fifth area of learning - Physical Education, Performing Arts and Visual Arts
The integrated curriculum provides basic exposure to all the core subjects. The Social Sciences cover the areas - History, Social and Political Structures, Geography and Economics. A theme based approach is adopted for the subjects with emphasis on the present social relevance.
The Mathematics curriculum adopted helps the students develop strategies that improve their logical thinking and analytical ability. The focus is on developing core Mathematical skills in all learners.
In case of Science, the students are presented with opportunities to question, investigate and formulate hypotheses. They are allowed to design and carry out experiments in our exclusive science laboratories where they can make critical observations and record results.
The other subjects likePerforming and Visual Arts offer the opportunity to improve the inquisitiveness, sense of aesthetics and creativity of the students. Comprehensive Physical Education is an essential part of the main stream curriculum. The sports activities organized introduce the students to team building and provide them an opportunity to compete on an equal footing with other students in the school.
All the languages and the core subjects included are a prerequisite for a balanced curriculum followed at The Nachammal Vidyavani School.