Beyond the top ten schools
The more, the merrier, as they say. With no dearth of good schools in Noida, here are other good options worth exploring. With each school having different strengths, parents are spoilt for choice.Updated: Sep 23, 2011 11:59 IST
Bal Bharti Public School
Sector 21, Noida
With a strength of almost 2400 students, it takes pride in its UK- India Education and Research Initiative exchange programme which increases research-oriented interaction among schools. They have also introduced electronic boards in their classes.
Sector 27, Noida
One of the oldest schools in Noida, the main focus here is on academics. The large campus gives ample space for sports and the school has a dedicated counselling centre to guide students.
Father Agnel School
Sector 62, Noida
Completing ten years in Noida, Fr. Agnel School believes in education with a touch of compassion. Lessons are interspersed with various activities and excursions. Boasting of a swimming pool and a new skating rink, the school also runs a strong programme for deprived children.
Kothari International school
Sector 50, Noida
Each class at the school is designed to hold not more than 25 children — this ensures that the class size is small and constant. Regular workshops are held for both teachers and students. The school focuses on sensitising students to the needs of others and they are often taken on field trips.
The Millennium School
Sector 41, Noida
The school is based on the Millennium Learning System, evolved by Educomp. Mid-day meals are offered to the primary school children and activities range from origami and puppetry to western dance and Indian classical music.
Schools to watch out for
Billabong high international
Sector 34, Noida
This school tries to make the academic experience of a child fun from the word go. Kangaroo Kids is the early learning branch of Billabong for the little ones. Among the innovative ways it adopts to make learning not just about the books, the school organises pool parties and vegetable shopping trips for nursery kids for them to be free of the classroom setup.
Indus Valley Public school
Sector 62, Noida
Classes 6 to 12 at this school use e-learning products such as syllabus meter (which helps students to calculate the percentage of the covered syllabus). The school has a mini zoo and activities such as horse riding, karate and skating.
Sector 50, Noida
Ramagya School gives as much importance to extra-curricular activities like art, music and dance as to academics. Fun activities like making kites and masks liven up the school day. Apart from major colonies in Noida and Ghaziabad, the school provides transport facilities to nearby villages as well.
Sarla Chopra DAV Public School
Sector 56, Noida
Part of the DAV chain of schools, it offers a good mix of academics and infrastructure. There is a ‘no-bag, no-exams, no-homework’ policy till class 2. The indoor games hall, gym and yoga centre help in keeping students fit while well-equipped multimedia and science labs assist in learning.
The Shriram Millennium School
Sector 135, NOIDA
The school promises innovative, value-driven learning. It has a spacious campus, high quality labs and resource centres for students and teachers to rely upon. The school follows the ICSE board. Special stress is placed on advancing motor skills and sensorial development in younger students.
First Published: Sep 19, 2011 23:47 IST