SPORTS AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

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THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER

Great importance is given to developing a healthy life style.
Senior School Curriculum: Physical Education is offered as a subject option for Classes XI and XII
A day at The Indian School begins with all the students marching four to five rounds in the school grounds followed by regular calisthenics. Two classes of physical training are compulsory for each student every week. From the nursery classes children participate in gymnastics and yoga which helps develop confidence, agility and neuro-muscular coordination and reduce stress. Students take part in national and zonal events.

We have special sports coaching facilities for children before and after school hours.

Our school is privileged to be one of the pilot schools of the British Counsil’s PEC India programme.

A collaborative effort of the Government of India with the British Council and Youth Sports Trust who are working on a sport development programme designed to raise awareness and understanding of the impact of physical education on the child. It is an extremely participative and interactive programme, with subject linkages as well, thus actively involving teachers in the ‘games’. Designed for the Primary level it has been successfully implemented in our school in Classes I to V. Learning has become all the more fun as it is now associated with games and has certainly helped the children to release energies, pick up on concentration levels and learn team spirit.

 

We have international skating champions and national level tennis and chess players.
Prafull Foundation gives awards and certificates of merit to motivate the students to follow their passion.
Gymnastics and Yoga from the nursery classes: Children participate in gymnastics and yoga which helps develop confidence, agility and neuro-muscular coordination and reduce stress. Students take part in International, National, State and Zonal events.

Coaching facilities: The school provides coaching facilities for children before and after school hours. Students participate in track and field events and inter-school competitions. Special training is provided in specific disciplines beyond school hours. General training is also given for the development of motor components of speed, strength, agility and flexibility.

The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) tests are conducted to judge the enhanced performance of the child during a term.
Adventure Camps: These camps are organized for students of classes I to VIII within the school campus. They serve to boost the spirit of risk taking inthe children and give them the confidence that they can take on adventure trips fearlessly.

HOW FAR I CAN GO…

MAKING SPLASH

Inter-House sporting competitions are major school events. Matches are held between the alumni and current students
The Annual Sports Day held at the year end is a popular and an eagerly awaited event. The last Sports’ Day was conducted with pomp and pageantry at Thyagaraj Stadium.
The school is equipped with
A state-of-the-art skating rink
A cricket pitch & a football field
A state-of-the-art
A basketball court
A volley ball court
Spectator stands
Specially designed


Play-way area for the toddlers’ with a splash pool

A yoga & Meditation Room
Indoor gym
Table tennis, chess and carom boards
Taekwondo and Yoga are a part of Physical training.