Senior Secondary School students need to have a well-rounded, happy experience at school so they can learn independently, develop resilience, confidence and maturity before stepping out into the world. Senior School at Aarushi Global School students the opportunity to identify their areas of strength and pursue an academic programme that is best suited to their learning style, inclination, and which is in alignment with their long term goals. The aim is to give the learner a sound foundation in conceptual knowledge and in the skills of application, analysis and higher order thinking.
We are proud of the depth and breadth of our extensive curriculum – a curriculum that has the ability to extendable students, while also providing support for those requiring additional inputs. Students acquire the flexibility and freedom to find the right ‘subject fit’ of their choice. We look at curriculum work continuously to improve (among other things) good national test scores.
Curricular Practices in Senior Secondary School
In Senior Secondary School, academic rigour, varied prescribed reading and supervised forays into the Internet stimulate, synthesize and co-ordinate learning. Information technology is integral to our curriculum and we deliver a very successful and effective student computer program.
Students are guided in their preparations for their level board exams.
Our assessments are prescribed to international benchmarks and are carried out based on projects, activities, research and presentations and monthly reviews.
The Wider World Programme comprises student internship and community service, making learning more meaningful and relevant to the student’s future.
Bi-annual term exams, and Pre-Final exams for the batches appearing for their Board Exams, to ensure ongoing assessment and guidance for students to face academic challenges.
Field trips, workshops and guest lectures take on new meaning as interactions with experts and specialists in various fields becomes the focal point.
A teacher student ratio of 1:8.
Leadership training through standing for elections to the Student Council. Students demonstrate initiative by leading assemblies, organizing events, taking the lead on Community Outreach programmes and working on extended projects.
Co-curricular activities include sports and PE, PODs [vertical, interest-based learning groups], and exposure to inter house cultural, fine arts and oratorical events. Students of Grades 11 and 12 also choose one co-curricular activity that they will aim to excel at during the course of the academic year.
Guest faculty from Univariety and Workwise conduct workshops and lectures offering career counselling and support for college placements for Grade 11 and 12 students.
Wider World programs include outbound learning camps.