Reading Enrichment and Development Program has been created to build print awareness, vocabulary, spelling and grammar, fluency, comprehension, writing, reading and listening skills early in every child’s life. The programme comprises of specific titles chosen according to the age group for children to enjoy the reading experience.
Grade-wise extensive robotics kits are provided along with expert resource persons to run the programme. Each grade has a set of specifcally designed grade-appropriate kits with a detailed curriculum defining the learning objectives as per Science and Math concepts learnt. Experts in the field of robotics deliver the curriculum to the students.
Ele (Environment as a Learning
As the name suggests the common areas in the school are used as learning elements – staircase with printed tables, windmills around the common areas etc are one of the few examples we use in our school.
Science learning can be fun for children if they completely engage themselves in learning. The science lab has a rich set of resources (lab equipment, models, charts, specimen, and simple takeaway ‘Do-It-Yourself’ kits). Students are allowed to perform activities through Discover Learning Modules and explore science concepts.
Math learning is very vital, especially because most children find it to be a challenge, if not taught properly. Hence, Math lab has been set up with a huge repository of Math Manipulative to build Concepts in Mathematics.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is an integral part of Glentree curriculum. We have a well equipped computer lab with well-qualified and efficient faculty.
Taekwondo is a Korean martial art, characterized by its emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping and spinning kicks and fast ricking techniques. Taekwondo was developed during the 1940s and 1950s by Korean martial artists with experience in martial arts such as karate, Chinese martial arts. In an earnest effort to maximise student potential and active engagement, it has been introduced as a part of the curriculum. Our Taekwondo partners are recognised by the International Taekwondo Federation, Asian Taekwondo Federation, Taekwondo Association of India, Taekwondo Association of Karnataka.
The Indian form of physical and mental exercise has taken the world by storm. It has been introduced into regular schooling programme to achieve a high level of performance coupled with stress annihilation. The term “‘yoga” often denotes a modern form of Hatha Yoga, which includes the physical practice of postures called asanas, to enhance mental capacity.
Our Sports Programme coordinators work with schools to implement a best-in-class Physical Education & Sports programme. The programme is designed to offer the same rigour in sports and physical education as in academics. This ensures the children learn holistically through physical activity and sports in addition to helping children improve their health and fitness levels dramatically.
Children are endowed with Multiple Intelligences, hence it is inevitable that they experience the learning through audio-visual teaching aids. All the classrooms are digitally enabled with a huge repository of digital content in the form of videos, PPTs, worksheets, audio files, to enrich the classroom learning.
Outbound trips to different places like Planetarium, Butterfly Park, Rain-water Harvesting Park, Bannerghatta Biological Park form a very important part of a student-centric learning system. Student engagement in these trips help them build a connection between concepts learnt and the practical world around them.
Visual and Performing Arts
All-round development depends upon the child’s ability to enjoy and excel in fields beyond academics. Theatre, Music, Dance and Drama programmes form an important part of the creative aspect of co-scholastic learning and help build a confident personality.