Himalaya Public School

Pre - School

The curriculum at our Pre-school is a healthy mix of the theory of Multiple Intelligences,the Play Way and the Montessori Method.  Through activities like Wonder Time, Circle Time and the Life Skill programme, the children enhance their abilities to think out of the box, express themselves and develop positive self–esteem. The objectives are fulfilled through the use of puppets, story sessions, role play, art and craft, action songs, movement, guided and free play and share and tell, in order to develop creativity and understanding.

# Focus on individual progress and development

Balanced activities and experiences are planned to enable children to enjoy learning and better their best. These are not only age appropriate they are also child eccentric.

# Hands On Learning

Children learn through fun-filled activities. The equipment and materials used are easy to handle and accessible to  children.

# Developing Communication Skills

Children learn to engage effectively with others by listening and being listened to, articulating thoughts and ideas, widening their vocabulary, role-play, pre-reading and pre-writing skills.

# Child-Centered Environment

The focus is on children and the aim is to enable them develop at their own pace. The physical and emotional environment at our Pre Schools nurtures their curiosity and makes learning enjoyable.

# Self-development Activities

Children engage in activities related to developing values and skills that make them responsible and sensitive. Simple do it yourself activities encourage them to imbibe values that makes them caring young people.

# An Integrated Approach to Learning

Learning happens through play by linking concepts with art, music, dance, drama and physical activity. Emphasis is on a balance between indoor and outdoor activities. Cross curricular integration ensures wholesome learning and development.

# Developing Sound Values

Children learn to respect and care for each other, the environment and the community at large. Teaching children values through action and not words is the approach used at our Pre Schools.

# Developing Sensitivity

Children are encouraged to work compassionately with children of different abilities, cultures and communities. Respect for people, property, the environment and self is a major core value at our Pre Schools, Accepting differences and working collaboratively is the focus as well. 

# Circle Time

This is a special bonding time that develops in children the confidence to express their opinions and thoughts, listening skills, taking turns and waiting patiently helps develop team work. Held in a safe and non threatening selling, children develop a sense of ownership for their actions and reflect on various ways in which they handle conflict and learn to resolve them amicably.

# Share and Tell

This activity enhances the communication skills and builds confidence in the children to speak in front of an audience. It also gives them a chance to share with others and make more friends. Expressing themselves freely enables them to enhance their vocabulary and fluency.

# Free Play

This activity fosters creativity and imagination in children. It provides a space and opportunity for them to Role Play the models they see around them. It is also an activity that develops simple Life Skills. Free play help develop the skill of decision making in the children.

# Music and Movement

Far from being just an activity on the time table, Music and Movement is an integral part of the curriculum at our preschools. It enables children to enjoy rhythm and melody and provides them with an opportunity for free expression.