The Early Years Program for the classes of Pre-Nursery, Nursery, K1, K2, Grade I and Grade II has been designed with an intent to utilize the most flexible state of the student’s minds by engraving healthy learning habits in them, that will last throughout their life. Our primary focus is to engage their interests in learning.
Inspired by various methodologies such as Montessori, Play theory, we have set up a schedule that caters to the curiosities of the children, encouraging them to speak their mind confidently. This plays a crucial role in building an independent thinking environment in classrooms. All of this is complemented with experiential learning methods where they are taught along with fun learning activities making them love learning.
EYP consists of wide range of in-house decodable books called ‘Sound Crackers’, Audio-visual aids and numeric toys and kits, to assure their clarity in basics, fluency in reading and effective learning through visual depiction of practical applications.
Classroom culture has a huge impact on a child’s learning process. Our teachers are specifically trained to facilitate application based learning, be it through kits, activities, or through tactile and visual learning aids.
Once a child enter Grade I & II, he enters a special transition phase between the Early Years Program and the Primary learning phase. We understand the struggle a child goes through, which is why we have include these grades in EYP, while ensuring they comfortably adapt to the changes under special guidance by our faculties.
Teaching Methodologies we follow for Early Year Program
|Holistic Learning||Montessori approach||Learner centric|
|Play Way Method||Hands-On Learning||Reinforcement through regular Homework|
|LITERACY||Literacy deals with the basics of reading and writing, where we focus on fluent conversational skills.
|Regular story times||Regular Reading time|
|NUMERACY||Children are encouraged to understand the relevance of numeracy in their day-to-day life.||Math communication||Do and Discover|
|Environmental Awareness||The curriculum focuses on exposing a child to the environment around him.||EA Theme related events||Hands on & Experiential Learning|
|ADDITIONAL SUBJECTS (Grades I & II)||Computers(Puzzle Circuits)||Art & Craft||Library|
|CO-CURRICULAR SUBJECTS||Music, Dance, Theatre,||Physical Education||Public Speaking|
|Pottery||Gardening||Primary Science Experiments||Chef||Recycling/Best out of Waste||Fashion designing||ORIGAMI|
Activities at GEMS
|Mud Day||Family Day||Talk on Health and Nutrition||Season Booth||Animal Kingdom|
|Dress up Day||Colour Day||Grandparents Day||Theme Activities||Market Day|
Student Assessment for EYP:
|Weekly Assessments – Weekly assessments begin from Grade K1 and K2.
It is a 20 min objective tests that act as checkpoints in a student’s academic schedule.
|Periodic Assessments – The periodic and summative assessments begin from Grades I & II. Objective and Subjective tests conducted once in each term accounting to 10% in final results.|
|Summative Assessments – The periodic and summative assessments beginn from Grades I & II. Objective and Subjective tests conducted at the end of each term accounting for 40% in the final results.|
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