CURRICULUM

CURRICULUM
Noble School follows the curriculum based on NCERT and in general its plan is process based and does not entirely depend on the creativity of faculty to ensure quality and consistency of instruction.  At the same time it gives the teacher the flexibility to extend and explore further. Our vision is to create a lifelong learner, hence we desire all children to:

  • Experience a broad and balanced NCERT curriculum as per National Curriculum Framework and National Education Policy.
  • Develop lively enquiring minds and a love of learning.
  • Have high self esteem.
  • Work with independence.
  • Value and care for others.
  • Be successful and have their achievements celebrated.
  • Feel safe.
  • Care for the environment.
  • Be self-disciplined and courteous.
  • Develop courage to stand for the rights.
  • Become noble citizens.

We provide universal education system with holistic development – intellectually, socially, emotionally, morally, spiritually, culturally and physically.

Why NCERT/CBSE based Curriculum?

  • A student-friendly, student-centered, interactive focus.
  • A balanced breadth of academic coverage; neither does it overburden the student, nor it is superficial.
  • Develops holistic individuals through co-scholastic school based evaluation
  • Constant, innovative review of the syllabus to ensure it is contemporary and meaningful, with

due importance being placed on skill-based, job-oriented and job-linked inputs.

  • Instills values through an integrated curricular approach
  • Innovations in teaching-learning methodologies by devising students friendly and students centered paradigms
  • Updating of teachers’ skills constantly through workshops and training programs.
  • Reforms in examinations and evaluation practices
  • Regular monitoring by the CBSE Board, thereby ensuring that its academic standards and educational philosophy are being met.

PRESCHOOL
An integrated approach is followed in Noble Preschool, taking the best from Montessori, Kindergarten and Nursery methods of teaching. The Foundation stage describes the phase of education from age three to Six years in three classes Nursery, LKG, and UKG.

The curriculum and activities in the preschool is organized into holistic learning: Personal, social and emotional development; Communication and language development; Mathematical development; Knowledge and understanding of the world; Physical development; and Creative development.

Students of preschool enjoy:

  • A complete system of daily, weekly, monthly and yearly learning levels and activities.
  • Well ventilated spacious classrooms with comfortable colourful furniture
  • Sensory activities in Montessori Lab
  • Phonetics in English Lab
  • Exclusive Play-pen area
  • Theme work
  • Circle Time
  • Audio Visual hour (Digi School)
  • Indoor Activities in rumpus room
  • Art & Craft Classes
  • Dramatic play, Storytelling, Puppet Show, Music, etc.
  • Outdoor Activities and Aerobics
  • Field trips and picnics
  • Moral Education
  • Time to time activities and competitions on Rhymes, Drawing, Colouring, Crafting, Handwriting,

Science, Cultural, Sports that give opportunity to every child to participate and display his/her hidden talents.

Yet, to a beautiful mind we offer a plenty of stimuli to explore the world. Parents are invited to witness how well their children are evolving and developing in a home away home.

PRIMARY SCHOOL
Class I & II: Our Lower Primary Section introduces children to the excitement and challenges of independent learning. We try to involve and stimulate all the nine intelligences. So each concept is taught using experiential learning (field trips), audio-visual aids (Digi School) as well as storytelling and enacting, to make it more exciting. We ensure that every child in primary section meets the minimum level of learning and they are supported with hands on scholastic and co-scholastic activities. The following subjects are taught during the academic year:

Languages: English and Kannada
Core Subjects: Mathematic, Environmental Science
Other Subjects: Physical Education, Art and Craft, General Knowledge, Computer Science and Moral Edu.
Activities: Field Trips, Cycling, Play-pen, Cultural Activities, Competitions, Reading hour, Writing hour, Olympiads, and more.
Class III to V: The age group in upper primary years is amazing with their curios and inquiring minds from where they start ‘reading to learn’. In these years we develop them in independent learning through assignments and project along with activities, discussions, debates and creative thinking and practical approach wherein each child will find its identity, meaning and purpose in life through connections to the world around.
Core Subjects: Mathematic, Science, Social Studies
Other Subjects: Physical Education, Art and Craft, General Knowledge, Computer Science & Moral Edu.
Activities: Field Trips, Cycling, Cultural Activities, Competitions, Reading hour, Writing hour,   Olympiads, Martial Arts, and more.
Class VI to VIII: During the middle school years the children become adolescents. The school recognizes that the students undergo a rapid physical growth at varying rates. The educational program caters to all areas of development of the adolescent children in a separate block (R1).

The instructional and learning program at this level helps to develops self study skills by assigning project works and other research reports, concepts are taught with depth and clarity by experienced teachers, competitive competencies are focused through participation in various events and competitions, Hobbies and team spirit are encouraged through club and house participation, academics and extracurricular activities are given special attention by monitoring and mentoring.

Languages: English, Kannada and Hindi
Core Subjects: Mathematic, Science, Social Studies
Other Subjects: Physical Education, Art and Craft, Life Skills, Computer Science, Work Education
Activities: Swimming, Yoga, Outdoor Games (Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Throw ball, Badminton, Cricket, Athletics), Indoor Games (Table Tennis, Carom, Chess & Checkers), Dramatics, Leadership, Maths and Science Lab & Park activities, Reading hour, Subscription to Students Newspaper, Cultural Activities, Inter-house Competitions, Olympiads, Martial Arts, and more.

SECONDARY SCHOOL
Class IX & X: As the secondary students move into the final years of their schooling, we ensure that they are guided, engaged and motivated in a more adult-oriented manner. Teaching techniques become more comprehensive. Assignments demand more involvement and independent thinking.

The knowledge and experience of the teachers ensures that each learner receives personal attention and academic guidance to reach his goal with his/her personal best. They are assisted to handle stress and teenage-related challenges. They also made to realize that they have to make choices. Study Skills, Career guidance, Value Education and personality development workshops are conducted by the experts throughout the year.

Languages: English (Language and Literature), Kannada/Hindi (B Course)
Core Subjects: Mathematic, Science, Social Studies
Other Subjects: Physical Education, Art and Craft, Life Skills, Computer Science, Work Education
Activities: Swimming, Yoga, Outdoor Games (Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Throw ball, Badminton, Cricket, Athletics), Indoor Games (Table Tennis, Carom, Chess & Checkers), Dramatics, Leadership, Maths and Science Lab & Park activities, Reading hour, Subscription to Students Newspaper, Cultural Activities, Inter-house Competitions, Olympiads, Martial Arts, and more.

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION:
English is the medium of instruction throughout the school. Every effort is made to ensure that each child reaches a high standard in the language. Every student should speak only in English inside the school campus.

Kannada holds a place of high importance in the curriculum and taught as second language for all the students. The school also ensures that every child to be proficient in Hindi language from Class VI.

CO-SCHOLASTIC
We believe in exploring hidden talents of the children. Apart from general routine, there is always something happening at Noble School. Inter-Class, Inter-House and Inter-School Competitions are held regularly in Olympiads, Elocution, Quiz, Debate, Essay, Story & Poetry writing, Handwriting, Spelling, Painting, Drawing, Drama, Dance, Singing, Trekking, Swimming, Cycling, Games, Sports, Athletic Meet and many more. The winner of every event gets the prize and recognition.

Founders’ Day, Investiture Ceremony, Mother’s Day, Environment Day, Yoga Day, Independence Day, Memorial Day Competitions, Teachers Day,  Quran/Shlokhas Recitation, Hindi Divas, Meelad, Dassehra, Kannada Rajyotsava, Children’s Day, Sports Day, Republic Day, Hussain (a) Day, Science Day, Graduation Day, and Annual Day are judiciously timed to reinforce the concepts of learning in the secular and diverse principles of our rich heritage.

Special Assemblies are conducted on special days of state, national and international significance and UNO declared days of special observance – Gandhi Jayanthi, Birth anniversaries of Kanakadasa, Maharishi Valmiki, Basveshwara, Dr. Ambedkar, Maulana Azad, Chacha Nehru, Subhas Chandrabose, Tipu Sultan, Swami Vivekananda,… is celebrated.

In addition, Noble School students actively participate in Taluk, District, State, National and International level events, exams and competitions and walks away with good number of prizes.

House System:
In order to develop healthy competition, team-spirit and co-operation, the school is divided into five houses named based on the values we instil among the students: Naïve, Serene, Adore, Revere, Victore.

All the school activities and competitions are conducted on an Inter-House basis and points are given. At the end of the year, the House positions based on the aggregate points secured are announced and rewarded with school shield.

Apart from routine activities there is always inter-house activities conducted to refresh students, build confidence, explore possibilities, develop talents, ignite interest, chisel fitness, polish concepts, enhance team work and to prepare students for competitions.

External Competitions:
School has subscribed to some well known standard national and international competitions in subject-wise Olympiad, Quiz, Spelling, Arts, Sports, etc. which takes place on dates and in a place specified by the organisers. The aims of such competitions are:  to discover, encourage and challenge gifted young people of school with all other countries or territories candidates; to create an opportunity for the exchange of information and exposure to the current practices and developments around the world; and to promote competitiveness generally. Participation in any of such competitions is voluntary at the fee prescribed by the organisers. Certificates and prizes may be awarded for the outstanding performance by the jury of organisers.

Counselling:
A trained counsellor is available in the school; students can approach him in afternoon sessions. However every teacher in our school is a counsellor. Strict confidentiality is maintained. Workshops and Talks on Exam Stress, Study Skills, Time Management, Life Skills,… are conducted time to time.

Personality Development:
Time to time special programs and workshops are conducted by specialists from various backgrounds to students and teachers. Students from Class IX to X will be given career counselling and Guidance by the Principal as well as resource persons in the field.

Excursion Trips:
To make our students to understand theory better, we take them to Science exhibitions, Field Trips, Picnic, Nature trips, Planetariums, Museums, Historical places, Botanical gardens, Amusement Parks, Hill Stations, and other interesting spots.

Weekend Classes:
Weekend Classes of Urdu, Deeniyath and Quran will be conducted for the minority students of Class V to X on Saturdays between 12 to 2pm. Concerned parents are requested to ensure their pupil’s attendance.

Noble Talents:
The annual school magazine celebrates the talents of the students throughout the year. It is the chronicle of all events, programs and activities of the academic year. It also brings out the finest art, literature and information bought by the NOBLES. The Magazine is released on Annual Day of the school.

PARENTS-TEACHERS CONFERENCES
We desire all Parents to feel welcomed in school and work in partnership with teachers and school. Parents must be well informed about their child and school and may offer constructive advice to the administration.

Regular meetings are conducted between parents and teachers, these along with terminal assessment reports ensure that each pupil’s progress is closely monitored. A counselling and parental care workshop is conducted to parents. Principal is available for meeting between 3:00 to 4:00 pm on all working days for any matter pertaining to the pupil.

A class-wise cinema as part of life skills training is screened annually to the parents on managing child behaviour and equipping them to face the challenges.

Feedback:
If any parent has any specific issue related to academics or welfare of the students and any feedback of the teacher or faculty, principal is available for meeting between 3:00 to 4:30 pm on all working days.

SCHOOL TIMING:

Monday to Friday
Kindergarten, Class I & II
09.00 to 09.15 School Assembly
09.15 to 10.00 I Period
10.00 to 10.40 II Period
10.40 to 11.20 III Period
11.20 to 11.35 Short Break
11.35 to 12.20 IV Period
12.20 to 12.50 V Period
12.50 to 13.00 Nursery & LKG Dispersal
13.00 to 13.30 UKG, Class I & II Lunch Time
13.30 to 14.10 VI Period
14.10 to 14.50 VII Period
14.50 to 15.20 Revision / C.T
15.20 to 15.30 UKG, Class I & II Dispersal

Class III – X
09.00 to 09.15 School Assembly
09.15 to 10.00 I Period
10.00 to 10.40 II Period
10.40 to 11.20 III Period
11.20 to 11.35 Short Break
11.35 to 12.20 IV Period
12.20 to 13.00 V Period
13.00 to 13.15 Prayer Time
13.15 to 13.35 Lunch Time
13.35 to 14.20 VI Period
14.20 to 15.00 VII Period
15.00 to 15.40 VIII Period
15.40 to 16.00 Class Teacher Period
16.00 to 16.10 Dispersal

Saturday:
Nursery to Class X
09.00 to 09.15 School Assembly
09.15 to 10.00 I Period
10.00 to 10.40 II Period
10.40 to 11.20 III Period
11.20 to 12.00 IV Period
12.00 to 12.15 School Dispersal
12:00 to 14:00 Weekend Class for the minority students of Class V to X

Sunday: Holiday