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My child does not want to socialize with anyone who comes home; always shies away, what to do to make him more social?

There are two reasons for the child to be shy.

  1. The genes that they receive from their parents
  2. The environment in which they get the opportunity to practice their skills

We as humans take time to speak to any stranger, so is with the child. We as adults try to test the child in front of strangers by asking them various questions like: “Tell aunty what is your name?” “Tell her the rhyme you learnt “etc.

Children definitely don’t like to be tested. Instead we should let the child observe that we are comfortable with the stranger, she is someone whom the child can trust, have fun with etc. Slowly the child will get comfortable and become social.

Children need to be given exposure to learn to play in a group. Lot of times children are all alone at home due to various reasons like both parents are working, child is with the maid all the time, parents do not encourage their child to mingle with other friends etc.

Below are the suggested ways to help your child become social:

  1. Encourage social interaction by taking the child to social places like children’s club or parties
  2. Take the child to the park, send him to play with friends in the society
  3. Invite your child’s friends at home to play with him
  4. Make him independent to take his own decisions

Why there is no writing activity in PG?

Children enter playgroup at the age of 1.5 to 2 years. Children at this age hold the pencil in the Washington monument grasp position (child holds pencil straight up in the air) whereas it has to be in the tripod grasp position (child holds pencil with the support of thumb, index finger and middle finger). The reason for the same is that the finer motor skills of the child are in the developing stage to learn to hold the pencil in the right position.

Below mentioned are the suggested activities at playgroup level:

Playing with peg boards, scribbling with thick crayons, solving puzzles with knobs, paper tearing, crumpling, twisting, lacing beads, sorting etc.

This will enable the child to learn to use the thumb, index finger and middle finger to hold the pencil. Opportunities to practice this skill should be given at home as well as at school. Once the child achieves his milestones, he will be better equipped to write.

What are the programs that are offered by us?

We offers various well-defined and age-appropriate programs Preschool, Kindergarten and Enrichment Activities.

How we are different?

We prime focus is to nurture the uniqueness of every child. We has designed a diverse range of indoor & outdoor activities to achieve well defined learning and developmental goals that suit different learning styles of children. For more information, please visit Why us?

What is the quality of the teachers in school?

We selects its staff strictly on the basis of their educational qualifications, relevant experience and their attitude towards learning and learners. It provides compulsory and intensive training also, so that they impart our’s academic curriculum in the way it is meant to be.

What is adult - child ratio in classrooms?

In school, the maximum number of children in a classroom is limited to 20. To ensure optimum classroom learning, an adult-child ratio of 1:10 is maintained.

What is the assessment process in school?

We does not believe in competitive assessment. The fact that every child is unique and has an infinite potential makes it irreverent to gauge them on a common scale. We endeavors to help each and every child discover this unique potential. This is possible because of the observation-based, continuous and cumulative process through which students are not scrutinized but allowed to express themselves unreservedly.

How is discipline encouraged in school?

We follows a child-friendly behavior management routine which includes RPI Rules, Praise and Ignore. Child centric measures are adopted and the teachers and other adults are trained to be proactive and find solutions along with the children. No corporal punishment is allowed.

What is the medium of instruction in school?

The medium of instruction is English.

What are the languages taught in school?

At Sr. Kg. Level, apart from English, the vernacular language or Hindi is introduced to make the children feel more comfortable and be prepared for a formal school.

Does school admit children during mid-year?

Yes, School allows admissions in mid-term.

Are there any exams / interviews for the admission process ?

No, We does not believe in entry barriers to quality education. Our belief drives us to accept all children and help them to be the best of themselves.

How are parents involved in school?

A high level of parental involvement is encouraged in school. School believes that parents play a strong role in child’s development. Parents are regularly informed and kept updated on the development of their ward as well as on the happenings at school through Open Forums, Seminars, Parent-Teacher Meetings (PTAs) and Open House sessions.

Does my child have to be potty trained?

No. There is no such requirement in our school.

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