The Platinum Jubilee High School, Warangal

Curriculum

The Shishu Pahel Paddhati© at the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) level, is a well-researched methodology developed by AKES,I. Based on the High-Scope international curriculum, it has been adapted to local needs.

Pre-Primary

Our Early Childhood Development Programme (ECD) provides a safe and nurturing learning environment for young learners, while enriching the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of your child.

It comprises of Nursery, Junior K.G and Senior K.G. and is based on the principle that the early years are the most critical for a child’s growth and development. Neuroscientific research suggests that 90% of brain development occurs during the first five years of a child’s life. Additionally, young children learn best in the context of appropriate sensory inputs, as well as stable and supportive relationships and interactions. The early years also build the foundations for thinking, language, vision and behavioural attitudes.

Our Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:20 in pre-primary.

Our Learning Environment

A happy, safe and engaging learning space has been designed to provide an enriching environment for young learners:

  • Indoor and outdoor spaces promote active learning
  • Materials are logical and tactile to build autonomy and initiative in children
  • Furniture is ergonomic and safe
  • Classroom spaces are aesthetic, uncluttered and organized

Our Curriculum

Our curriculum is based on contemporary research and principles of early childhood development. It is developmentally appropriate, integrated, play-led and ensures stimulating experiences across different domains to address the needs of the whole child.


The school is affiliated to the Telangana State Board, offering Secondary School Certificate (SSC) programme to students from Classes I to X. Lessons at all levels are facilitated through an integrated curriculum and supplemented by a variety of co-curricular activities, field trips and class projects.

Primary

Our child-centered, experiential learning approach in the Early Years continues as a strand through the Primary years. The natural curiosity and creativity of a child is nurtured, allowing children to investigate their environment and create meaning for themselves.

Subjects for Class I - V

  • Telugu
  • Hindi
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Science
  • Computer Studies
  • Work Experience / Cultural Activities
  • Art and Craft
  • Physical Education
  • Yoga
  • Robotics for Class IV & V
  • Abacus

The Abacus programme improves concentration, enhances arithmetic ability, increases analytical capability, boosts left and right brain co-ordination and creates interest in math. This leads to an overall academic improvement of the child.

Secondary

Subjects for Class VI - VIII

  • Telugu
  • Hindi
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Vedic Math
  • Science
  • EVS/ Social Studies
  • Computer Studies
  • Music and Dance
  • Art and Craft
  • Physical Education
  • Robotics

Subjects in SSC - Class IX & X

  • First Language - Telugu/Hindi
  • Second Language – Hindi/Telugu
  • Third Language - English
  • Mathematics
  • Vedic Math (for Grade IX)
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Studies
  • Art
  • ICT
  • Physical Education
  • Personality Development
  • Robotics (for class 9)

The Robotics programme helps the child visualize the STEM concepts, enables high-level thinking, enhances problem-solving ability, simplifies scientific concepts, develops creativity and improves abstract design concepts.


Extra-Curricular Activities

Secondary Section (Grade 6 to 10)

  • Investiture Ceremony
  • Subject Weeks
  • Art Exhibition
  • Essay writing
  • Festival Celebrations
  • Safety Drills
  • Extempore speech
  • Wealth from waste
  • Flower Arrangement
  • Vegetable carving
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Science Quiz
  • Educational Tour
  • Seminars
  • Parent Orientation Programmes

Primary Section (Grade 1 to 5)

  • Subject Weeks
  • Art Exhibition
  • Fancy dress
  • Recitation
  • Story telling
  • Festival Celebrations
  • Safety Drills
  • Handwriting / Calligraphy
  • Solo singing
  • Diya Painting
  • Greeting Card Making
  • Field Trips
  • Parent Orientation Programmes

Pre-Primary (Nursery to Senior KG)

  • Puppet Shows
  • Color Day
  • Mega Theme Activities
  • Field Visits
  • Safety Drills
  • Moms’ Cookery Contest
  • Rangoli Contest for Moms
  • Grandparents Day
  • Parent Orientation Programmes

Clubs at school

  • Yoga
  • Dance
  • Art
  • Literary Club
  • Scouts & Guides
  • Abacus
  • Vedic Maths

Special coaching is available for sports such as football, volleyball, kho-kho, cricket, basketball, chess and athletics.


School Cabinet

To enhance and endorse leadership qualities and provide opportunities to students to undertake and shoulder responsibilities, School Cabinet is formed every year.

The school cabinet replicates the political process in India, by holding democratic elections. Students are given a chance to file nominations to contest in the elections for the position of their choice, as per the eligibility criteria. The nominated students’ campaign by addressing the school at large. Students of grade V to 10 cast their vote online.

The results are declared in a day. The cabinet is inducted during the Investiture Ceremony.

The Council members are the representatives of the Four Houses:

  • Mother Teresa House - BLUE
  • Mahatma Gandhi House - YELLOW
  • CV Raman House - RED
  • Rabindranath Tagore House - GREEN