They too make the grade
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The school is equipped with up-to- date science, maths and computer labs. There is a large playfield with sports like football, basketball, cricket and volleyball. Parental participation is promoted through regular parent-teacher meeting. The school has also tied up with a sports academy for tennis and cricket training. Students are encouraged to take up foreign language studies at KPS. Value-based education is imparted, with students regularly taking part in blood donation camps, helping the underpriviliged and visits to old age homes.
One of Noida’s oldest schools, it is known for its excellent academic record. Apart from academics, a lot of other activities are done by the students here which include theatre, public speaking and quizzing. The school has separate junior and senior campuses. The senior campus has vast fields, well-stocked libraries and a counselling centre for students. Other facilities include a computer centre, science lab, maths lab, meal planning room, dance and music rooms, art & sculpture room and wood craft room.
The school was established in 1992. The school has a mathematics lab where teaching aids in the form of models games and charts are used to enhance the learning experience. Various art and craft opportunities, such as clay modelling, block-printing, handicraft etc are available at the school. Sports facilities include an arena for football, throwball, basketball, skating etc. A variety of clubs, such as IT club, science club and life skills club are also active and help enhance the learning experience.
Based on the Millenium Learning system evolved by Educomp, the school focuses on different ways
of learning. Classrooms are fitted with interactive smartboards, which encourages audio-visual
learning. There is an exclusive, covered area equipped with colorful outdoor play equipment which helps young students to develop their gross motor skills. A vast playground for most sports is also within the campus. The school is known for its commitment to special needs students.
Set up in 2001 in collaboration with the General Council of Mayo College, Ajmer, the ten acre campus of the school has a horse-riding range, an amphitheatre, multi-purpose hall and a swimming pool. It has provided a learning and resource centre for its students, and has tied up with FIITJEE to provide coaching to students. The playfield includes grounds for hockey, football and cricket and courts for tennis, basketball and volleyball. The teaching staff consisting of about 150 members amount to the student teacher ratio being 1:16.