Primary Education has been identified as the most crucial stage in the education of a child. The aim of the VINS primary school is to provide a sound foundation in the development of a child’s personality and his /her understanding of good and bad.
We recognize the twenty-first century demands of high standards of linguistic ability and we help our students acquire the linguistic competence required in various life situations. We designed an inviting primary school environment to which they look forward to coming every day to learn.
Students of Grades 1 to 5 begin their day at 9: 10 a.m. and disperse at 4:05 p.m.
The children of the primary begin their day with an assembly 20 minutes at least every day, which gives every child an opportunity to shed his/her inhibitions and exhibit his/her talents. Students gather to perform a common song, prayer, and to receive common announcements with Principal's Message / Speech. Assembly is the Forum for special presenters of educational, health, or safety materials, or for school plays, talent shows, Quiz, General Knowledge, Special Speech etc.
The range of subjects offered here includes:
Careful thought has gone into identifying a variety of domains. The objective is to be able to strike a balance between academic, art and sports activities. Both sport and non- sports activities are offered as part of this programme.
Dance and Yoga have several physical and emotional benefits for children. The movement and stillness of the two skills corroborate rather than contradict each other. Speech and Drama builds confidence and develops language and communicative skill, besides reinforcement of the rest of the school curriculum.
Physical Education develops sports skills and creates health awareness. Our curriculum offers students the opportunity to discover and develop their physical potential through a balanced and progressive programme of physical activities. Exposure to team and individual sports develops students' competence and confidence to take part in a range of physical activities and encourages a sense of team spirit, and individual effort and accomplishment.
The curriculum followed in the primary school aims at:
Thus it aims at developing learners into being:
Students of primary school are encouraged to participate in a lot of extracurricular activities. Ample opportunities are offered to them in the form of Class Day celebrations, Festivals related programmes, Annual Day celebrations and Sports Day celebrations. These programmes are offered to the students throughout the academic year at regular intervals.
The backbone of our learnt curriculum is authentic assessments, which require students to apply new knowledge and skills in a practical way. The learning objectives are clearly stated throughout the curriculum and help students achieve the outcomes as a result of the education provided to them.
Being one of the best CBSE schools in Kanyakumari District, VINS School of Excellence [CBSE] ensures that the students engage in field trips, excursions, Group activities, projects and presentations that provide experiential learning opportunities. Our curriculum enables and encourages learning differentiation, as it provides opportunities for teachers to adapt the curriculum to suit the individual students in their classes.
In order to foster a healthy competitive spirit and to create a sense of belonging, all students are divided into four Houses. Each House has student and teacher representatives. The Inter House competitions are conducted with a view to promote learning, entertainment and awareness. Merit certificates and trophies are awarded to the winners and House points are determined based on points awarded throughout the year. The houses provide not only an increased feeling of identity and belonging; they also provide students with a sense of tradition and abundant leadership opportunities.
Each House is governed by a House Captain, Vice-Captain and a Junior Captain. The benefits of the School House System include:
To give students an opportunity to showcase their inherent talents and also prepare them for intra school competitions, various club activities are conducted throughout the year. Club activities not only help students shape their personal interests and hobbies but also improve their leadership and social skills.
Eco club in schools will empower students to participate and take up meaningful environmental activities and projects. It is a forum through which students can reach out to influence, engage their parents and neighborhood communities to promote sound environmental behavior.
Mathematics club extend learning beyond the limits of the classroom. Mathematics clubs may meet during school hours, their activities may often extend to out of school hours at home in the laboratory, in the field etc .Math Club is a bunch of student getting together to play with math. Children are given opportunity to play games using math to create works of art, or make up puzzles and riddles that use math as part of the education.
Heritage Club in the school is about discovering the culture and heritage of our country as well as other heritage sites around the world. Heritage Club is also an attempt to understand all aspects that makes the identity of our Indian civilization or any other civilization in the world. Children are given opportunities to sing the National Song, learn about National symbols, National festivals, Musical instruments, Functions of Panchayat and Election, Processes of Disaster Management, Different forms of Transport.
An English language club is a place for English learners to use English outside the classroom setting for the love of language and its promotion. In the English club, the students have the chance to enhance different skills in English in a variety of topics and creativity galore at Vins English club. English Club organised various activities to enhance the speaking skills, and to inculcate confidence in the students of Primary School. Various activities like Debates, Plays, and Extempore etc are held. The students actively participant in these, and show a lot of enthusiasm.
Tamil Club is created with an objective to motivate the students in the active learning process of Tamil Language and to inculcate the habit of being exposed to the rich TAMIL Literature.Children are given opportunities to show case the talents in Debate, Drama, Creating Advertisements, etc., and also motivate the Students to participate in Oratorical, Poem Writing and Essay Writing competitions.
Life is full of matters, no time for us to exercise it, that is why now days, it has become a need for us to do some exercise for which is good for mind and body. Every morning 15 minutes of warming up is said with counts.
Physical education provides cognitive content and instruction designed to develop motor skills, knowledge, and behaviors for physical activity and physical fitness. Vins School established physical education curriculum which facilitates students with the ability and confidence to be physically active for lifetime. NCERT Physical Education syllabus is followed.
High-quality physical education programs are characterized by (1) instruction by certified physical education teachers, (2) a minimum of 200 minutes per week (40 minutes per day) for children in primary school. Students are more physically active on days on which they have physical education. Quality physical education has strong support from both parents and child health professional organizations. Several models and examples demonstrate that physical education scheduled during the school day is feasible on a daily basis.
A distinct Multi Play station designed which is manufactured with quality raw materials in strict compliance with the international quality standards with prime motto for safety and Security. Children like to play outside. They prefer complicated games with high-level of difficulty and games with hard opponents. In a multi play station, various players can play speedily in the same game. Multiplayer games let one play against or supportively with their friends. It will also boost players to work together and sharpen their team talents to win games. This provides the attributes of fresh air, exercise, and sunlight that one can get from conventional play.
We have maintained the multi play station with inclusive play equipments including basket swings, merry go rounds, roller table, bow bridge ,sliders, elephant climber, elephant slider, mountain climber, variety of swing sets, sensory play elements, Dragonfly seater, and so on.
Improves communication skills: Children will be able to develop their language skills as they play. Kids can freely express their joy towards peers especially with new friends at the playground. Children would easily mingle with peers at the PlayStation as there is ample space to include multiple kids at each of the play equipment. The playground is an ideal platform where kids recognize their potential. The inclusive parks encourage social life as kids of all abilities come under one roof.
Emotional development: We do provide the ideal environment to boost their creative skills and encourage imagination. The happy environment can improve their mood and kids will be happy to take part in group play. The right play equipment at the right age would help their intellectual side.
Physical development: Children at the playground are like the wind on a snowy evening. They go random as they please. The freedom that kids get at a playground cannot be beaten by any other place. The frequent activities including running, jumping, hopping, climbing etc have equal benefits like taking work out at the gym. The multi-activity play station encourages children to move more often. As children grow, their physical activities help them to attain fine motor skills, as well as body coordination.
Intellectual benefits: Creative play fosters mental growth. With our pretend-play equipment, children learn a lot about the bigger world. Playgrounds are the best classrooms where kids learn to cooperate and support each other. Here kids learn the basic lessons for an effective social life.
A festival is an occasion of enjoyment and celebration which promotes social interaction and harmony
For students, it is a great way to understand the rich heritage of India and learn about the importance of various festivals. Along with enthusiasm and fun for the activities, qualities like sensitivity, creativity and togetherness are also inculcated in the students. Keeping its values intact, our school wishes to offer the right kind of educational system which is based on moral ethics. The school also believes that education will allow the child to bloom, blossom and thrive, giving them the right platform where they will work towards becoming a responsible citizen.
At Vins School of Excellence, we believe that the school is an important part of the community. The school thrives because of the community, and for the benefit of the community. Hence, we conduct events wherein children can learn through multiple interactions with the community and the community also benefits through the efforts & interactions with our children and staff. The different stakeholders in the school community include the children of different classes, teachers, parents & children's families, and non-academic staff members. As part of our efforts to inculcate in students the appreciation of respect for India's rich heritage and diversity, and also to reinforce in them national pride and respect for all, the school celebrates a number of functions.
Vins school of Excellence Children hold regular open exhibitions of their project work & perspectives done in the school. The purpose of such community exhibitions is to share children's thoughts, skills & work with the larger community in order to inspire them and spread certain messages. Exhibitions are strictly organized to give the student exposure and appreciation for their faculties. Arts and painting, Art out of waste, Science EXPO exhibitions are the most celebrated occasions. The school management makes all arrangements. Such school celebrations are meant to encourage the children and bring out the talent hidden in them.
Reading promotes brain development, imagination and teaches a reader about language and emotions. Developing a love for books and reading is the key to opening up the minds and hearts of children.
Book Fair, The two-day event Book Fair is organized once in every year. The event calendar is filled with an array of activities over these two days, including some friendly competitions, a bookstore stocked with collection of books for children and adults, and many other activities through which children and adults can delve into their passion for quality literature and reading.
The school Annual Day celebrations are much looked forward to by students, our team and parent community alike. The Annual Day is an occasion to recognize and celebrate students' unique talents and achievements, and further strengthen our bond with our parent community.
This is an annual whole-school event celebrating the power of sports, health and fitness, where each child of the school participates. The winners receive special certificates, medals and trophies. We believe that every form of participation should be acknowledged and structured. As children grow older, they learn to handle competition emotionally without hampering their self-confidence and motivation to perform/participate.
At Vins School of Excellence, we believe in constantly working towards our mission of creating global leaders of tomorrow by giving them exposure and opportunities today. The election of the student council is one such valuable life lesson for students. The Investiture Ceremony is the culminating event of the entire process, during which members of the Student Council take their oath as office bearers in the presence of their school mates, teachers and other members of the school community.
This event is the single most illustrious event that establishes a relationship between the educators and the parents. In the normal working days, schools normally do not encourage frequent parent-teacher meets. After the exams, once the results are ready parents are invited to meet the teachers to discuss about their wards performance. It is on this day that the parents can enquire about the children and the teachers provide the feedback about the children for the sound development of the students.
Picnics and excursion trips arranged by the school are also very entertaining for the students. It gives them opportunities to initiate social interactions and group formation. It’s a pure outing and students are very much excited to spend time out of the campus.
Apart from the major events, Vins School of Excellence children engage in a variety of celebrations throughout the year that help them build cultural & social values, while instilling a sense of togetherness.
Some of the festivals, national and international days celebrated at Vins School of Excellence school include -
The physical arrangement of Primary classrooms has a sense of organization viewed as reflective of a child-centered approach. Primary Classroom layout has such a big impact on the students' experiences and learning in the classroom. This promotes a student-centered atmosphere. Class rooms are furnished with