Primary

The school is affiliated to ICSE board and follows ICSE  syllabus. 

Shishya uses interactive methods of teaching; such methods include:

  • circle time, creative writing and thinking3- christmas sheep
  • use of teachers resources found in the library, such as: multi-links, flash cards, math puzzles, workbooks, other books related to the topics, educational games, etc.
  • art and music as subjects as well as extracurricular activities
  • classroom activities (projects, board quizzes, mental math games, etc.) outdoor activities and use of environment/ nature walks, etc.

Subjects taught:

Class 1 & 2: English, Mathematics, EVS, Hindi, Phonics, Life skill, Art, Moral values, G.K and P.T

Class 3, 4 & 5: English language, English Literature, Mathematics, Science, Social studies, Hindi, Computer, Life skill, Moral values, G.K and Art. (German from class 5)

Assessments:  At Shishya, assessments are designed in such a way as to avoid pressurising the students.

Grades are awarded not only for the academic performance but also for efforts taken by students in class work, homework, student’s general behavior.

  • There is no examination until class 2, only weekly assessment tests are conducted and grades are awarded.
  • Quarterly tests are conducted for classes 3 to 5 on selected subjects. The academic year is divided into four quarters and a test is conducted at the end of each quarter.

I Quarter         –           April & May

II Quarter        –           July, August & September

III Quarter       –           October, November & December

IV Quarter       –           January, February & March

  • Internal assessments: Regular class tests are conducted to encourage regular learning habit in every class. The average score will be taken as internal assessment marks.
  • Effort marks: Child is evaluated based on his/her performance in classwork, homework and his/her general behavior.
  • Stars: Stars are given for original work, attentiveness in class and their sincerity.
  • No rank will be given to any child for any examination or test.

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