Gospel Echoing Missionary Society


Academic Profile

The School strives to offer quality education to the children at the following class-levels. The class level will increase in consecutive years.

Kindergarten Programme -— Classes LKG & UKG.

The Kindergarten Programme inculcates in children the qualities of curiosity, exploration, and discovery in a fun-filled, safe, and happy learning environment. An individualised approach helps nurture a love of learning. develop social skills and instil moral values. The emphasis is on developing in students, self-confidence, and the ability to effectively communicate in English as well as in their mother tongue; teachers ensure this through effective use of language and by encouraging children to express themselves freely. A well-balanced curriculum and theme-based instruction help the young minds integrate their learning smoothly

The emphasis is on exploring, knowing, understanding, and forming their own ideas. The principles of learning applied in Kindergarten include Holistic Development and Learning (Aesthetics and Creative Expression, Language and Literacy, Numeracy, Self and Social Awareness); Integrated Learning; Active Learning; Supportive Learning; Interactive Learning and Learning through Play. The curriculum prepares children for a smooth transition to a more formal Primary curriculum

The Kindergarten Programme makes use of a range of individual and group activities which create a lively and positive learning environment. Games, songs, creative projects, storytelling, role-playing, drawing, and painting help develop children's foundational skills in literacy and numeracy. They are encouraged to play, explore, and discover through dance, music, art, and craft. Singing, rhyming, and reciting are employed in the Language Arts, and the Phonics Programme. The use of manipulatives, pictures and symbols helps them identify relationships between sets and groups of things to be sorted, counted, shared, and represented. Sports and interactions with sports teachers help in strengthening coordination and motor skills and instil enthusiasm for sports. Picnics and field trips enhance students' understanding of their surroundings. Celebration of festivals sensitises them to multiple traditions and cultures

Primary School Programme -— Classes I-V

The Primary School Programme encourages inquiry and exploration, and develops children's competence in various skills - reading, writing, listening, speaking, problem-solving, observation, measurement and use of information Eames communications technology. The Primary School curriculum is a blend of the Indian Council of Secondary Education (ICSE) Programme. It offers an exciting and creative learning environment, with an inter-disciplinary appreciation of Languages, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies, as individual and integrated subjects. Hindi is taught as a Second Language.

Equal emphasis is given to individual, small group and whole-group activities, to improve children's ability to work across all levels. Physical Education develops sports skills and creates health awareness. Exposure to team and individual sports encourage a sense of team spirit, and individual effort and accomplishment. The wide range of curricular and co-curricular opportunities offered helps instil in children confidence and discipline. The focus on developing communication skills helps them appreciate the value of education, as it reflects in their ability to express themselves, in addition to developing pragmatic skills.

Middle School Programme-— Classes VI - VIII

The Middle School Programme is structured to meet children's varied intellectual and developmental needs. The curriculum is a blend of the Indian Council of Secondary Education (ICSE) Programme and builds on concepts and skills learnt in the Primary School. It ensures progression and continuity across various stages of learning in the School and incorporates continuous evaluation and review of children's performance.