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Inclusive learning

india Updated: Dec 28, 2010 11:19 IST

Hindustan Times
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Be Yourself”, the motto of the 28-year-old Laxman Public School sums up the school’s approach to education.

“Conducive environment and inclusive learning are our motives and we do not believe in taxing the parents,” said Usha Ram, principal, Laxman Public School.

The school excels in sports despite facing a space crunch after the DMRC took away some of the school’s land for Metro construction.

The school runs a cricket academy supported by cricketer Virendra Sehwag called Virendra Sehwag’s Academy. Apart from cricket, the school has got accolades at national and international level in tennis, basketball, yoga, football, taekwondo and ice-hockey.

The school also scores well on parent participation, life-skills education and social accountability.

On the social accountability front, the school has adopted three slums. Apart from opening its doors to students from economically weaker section, the school also imparts different kinds of training to parents of these students. The school has also got the International School award from the British Council for including international curriculum, e-library and smart classrooms.

The school organised the mock United Nations in November, where the General Assembly, Human Rights Council and Economic and Social Council were simulated to inculcate leadership skills in the children and make them globally aware citizens. Contemporary topics like safe disposal of nuclear waste, trafficking of human beings and reduction of poverty were discussed. Apart from studies, the students of Laxman Public School participate in various recreational activities as part of the different clubs of the school, such as the eco-friendly club, the theatre club, the paper recycling club, etc.

3 Laxman Public school
Number of Nursery seats:
150
Annual Nursery Fees: R31,000
Board: CBSE
Address: Laxman Public School, Hauz Khas Enclave, New Delhi- 110016,
Phone: 01126963240, 01126865095
Website: www.laxmanpublicschool.com
Email: general-lps@rediffmail.com

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