THE CBSE CURRICULUM

The curriculum refers to the lessons and academic content which are taught to a learner in the school. In empirical terms, it is regarded as the planned set of educational experiences provided to a learner by a school. It encompasses general objectives of learning, courses of study, subject-wise instructional objectives and content, pedagogical practices and assessment guidelines. The curriculum we follow is provided by CBSE which is based on National Curriculum Framework and seeks to provide the best opportunities for students to achieve excellence in learning.

This Curriculum strives to

  • provide ample scope for physical, intellectual and social development of students;
  • enlist general and specific teaching and assessment objectives;
  • uphold Constitutional values such as Socialism, Secularism, Democracy, Republican Character, Justice, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, Human Dignity of Individual and the Unity and integrity of the Nation by encouraging values-based learning activities;
  • Nurture Life-Skills by prescribing curricular and co-curricular activities to help improve self-esteem, empathy towards others and different cultures.
  • Integrate appropriate innovations in pedagogy, knowledge and application, such as human sciences with technological innovations to keep pace with the global trends in various disciplines;
  • Promote inclusive education by providing equal opportunities to all students;
  • Integrate environmental education in various disciplines from classes I-XII;
  • Equally emphasize Co-scholastic areas of Art Education and Health and Physical Education.

The Curriculum aims to:

  • Achieve cognitive, affective and psychomotor excellence;
  • Enhance self-awareness and explore innate potential;
  • Promote Life Skills, goal setting, and lifelong learning;
  • inculcate values and foster cultural learning and international understanding in an inter dependent society;
  • acquire the ability to utilize technology and information for the betterment of humankind;
  • Strengthen knowledge and attitude related to livelihood skills;
  • Develop the ability to appreciate art and showcase talents;
  • Promote physical fitness, health and well-being.
  • Promote arts integrated learning.

Our school meticulously follows a systematic process in enabling the learners acquire the multi-faceted development that leads to the formation of a wholesome complete individual.

Curriculum Areas at Secondary Level

The Secondary School Curriculum acknowledges the fact that subjects like language, Mathematics, Science and social science help the cognitive development of the child and, therefore, require a greater academic emphasis. Further, the curriculum also envisions the all-round development of students in consonance with the holistic approach to education and therefore, emphasizes integration of co-curricular domains with curricular activities in an equitable manner. In operational sense, the secondary curriculum is clearly learner-centered with school being a place where students would be acquiring various skills; building self-concept, sense of enterprise, aesthetic sensibilities and sportsmanship. Therefore, for the purpose of fostering core competencies in learners, this curriculum covers major learning areas, from scholastic and co scholastic point of view.

The Areas of learning at the Secondary level are as under:

Languages Scholastic Areas Social Science Mathematics Science Other Academic Elective Subjects

Skill Subjects Health and Physical Education Work Experience* Art Education Co-scholastic Areas* subsumed in Health and Physical Education

Scholastic Areas:-The curriculum envisages individualized learning acumen and seeks to explore the potential of students in acquiring substantial knowledge and skills through academic rigors. With greater academic orientation and research skills in core academic areas, students would evolve as judicious young adults with a sense of real self-estimate having true values and principles. The scholastic areas are as follows