Students also learn Folk and Western Dance from experts. There are opportunities to perform in stage shows and music competitions throughout the academic year.
Drama is an ever growing aspect of school life. Students are encouraged to get involved in all aspects of production from performance to back-stage lighting, sound & make-up.
Drama, Music & Dance is integral part of the School Life.
Class lessons give everyone the chance to make music together. Individual instrumental lessons occur on a regular basis. Specialties include guitar, drums, violin, keyboard, etc.
We incorporate ECA in our program and make it a natural part of our teaching.
Service Learning is an educational approach that combines community service and diverse outside of classroom learning experiences that help children develop new aptitudes in problem solving while contributing to meeting societal needs.
Service Learning Projects from Grade 1 to 10
Sustainable goals on Good Health and Climate action
Students in Grade 1 will be working on beautifying the school environment by planting flowers. While they understand about plants and seasonality and working on the soil etc., they will be contributing to the larger mission of keeping the school environment green and healthy. Students will specifically focus on planting bee attracting plants in order to help in the protection of the bees and helping in pollination of flowering plants.
Sustainable goals on Responsible consumption & production, Climate action, Sustainable cities and communities
Students in Grade 2 will focus on understanding how an environment is kept clean, who all are involved in keeping it clean and work directly to support and help the cleaning crew of the school. In the process they will directly observe how school’s waste is being managed and will play a role in managing the school’s waste.
Sustainable goals on No hunger, Responsible consumption
Students of Grade 3 will be involved in launching an all school waster separation project, whereby all waste being generated from the classrooms as well as the school environment will be sorted into biodegradable and non-bio degradable waste and recyclables. Grade three will actively maintain a compost pit as well as work on the vegetable gardens to grow healthy organic vegetables while using the compost produced from school’s organic waste.
Sustainable goals on Sustainable cities and communities
Grade 4 will focus beyond the school space at Swayambhunath Temple premises to maintain the cleanliness of the community areas. While working on cleaning this neighboring temple area, they will also learn about the different actors involved in maintaining the temple premises and collaborate with them to add to the waste bins as well as manage waste in a more sustainable way.
Sustainable goals on Quality Education
Quality Education- Reading buddies
Grade 5 will be involved in working with children of Jana Sudhar School in Swayambhu to read together Nepali and English children’s books as a way of 1) helping students of Jana Sudhar develop their English language skills while learning in return Nepali reading and speaking skills from their friends from Jana Sudhar. Ultimate goal is to build a library by the bigger grades, the grade 5 will collect the books and raise a collection and donation campaign for donation.
Sustainable goals on Responsible consumption, Climate action, Clean water and sanitation
Students in Grade 6 will be involved in understanding their personal consumption patter of water at home and school and work on developing a strategy for reducing water wastage, water consumption and even collect fresh water from the sky through a rain water harvesting. Students will directly contribute to school using less ground water. They will continuously speak to te school administration, work to check water quality and and help in the preservation of water.
Sustainable goals on Sustainable cities and communities, Innovation andInfrastructure
Students will brainstorm in class, take oberservation trips and collaborate with local ward office, traffic police as well as school authorities in working to declarethe Ring Road outside Sanskriti School as a SCHOOL ZONE, with a proper zebra crossing, enforced speed limit and proper signages declaring this a safe zone for children. Students will paint and upgrade the Zebra Crossings near the school and further collaborate with local authority to solve community safety problems around the school area. They will also collaborate with animal welfare groups to manage the calves on the road ride and contriute to keeping the immediate area outside the school clean and safe for walking.
Sustainable goals on Good health and Cleanliness and Sanitation
Students of Grade 8 will work at an orphanage near the school to help provide new learning and playing opportunities for children at the orphanage. Throughout the year they will focus on providing an environment of sports, fun and joy and entertainment for small children living in the orphanage and through that contribute to the wellbeing of children.
Sustainable goalson Reduce Inequality and Sustainable communities and No hunger
Students of Grade 9 will be involved in engaging with their grandparents in conversations to understand issues related to good health, memory, wellbeing etc. Students will also be involved in understanding matters related to drug abuse, impact on teenage health and understand the links between old culturally accepted drugs and illegalization of drugs in Nepal. The aim of this group will be in communicating inter-generationally and conducting research to understand about good health and impact of drugs and raise awareness in the school community as well as the larger community about maintaining good health and being aware of the damages of drug use/abuse.
Sustainable goals on Gender equality and Reduce Inequality
Grade 10 will be involved in understanding gender relations in the larger society and the school community and they will be involved in doing specific research in the school settling in consultation and collaboration with members of the school community to make Sanskriti School and more gender sensitive, gender balanced and progressive. They will review policies and propose and help implement improvements towards ensuring better gender balance.
To provide adequate pastoral care to the students, the school has adopted House System. This grouping fosters a vertical integration in the School and gives students a feeling of belonging and sharing. Healthy competition and team spirit between the Houses is developed in Inter-House games, sports, debates, dramatics, music, quizzes and other co-curricular activities.
PRISM HOUSE: YELLOW
CUBOID HOUSE: BLUE