FAQ for Parents

1What are the Special Features of your School?
Shakuntlam is a very special place for children where they come happily and learn a lot. Every part of it is a valuable arena of learning and a sense of balance permeates in every aspect of life. It has a very colourful & child friendly environment. The Thematic System provides learning by doing, step by step. It stimulates and satisfies a child’s curiosity and enlarges the child’s mental horizon.
2Will the school be upgraded to class 3rd and above?
Yes the school be upgraded to class 3rd and above.
3What is your Admission System?
We are open for admissions throughout the year, depending upon the availability of seats. A Birth Certificate as a proof of age from the Civic Body is required at the time of Registration. 5 passport sized photographs are to be submitted at the time of Registration.
4Is School Uniform compulsory?
The specially designed colourful uniform is recommended. This tradition contributes a strong sense of community at the School with an added benefit of having a neat & well groomed child.
5What is the ratio between the child & the teacher?
The efforts are made to keep it low to give them good care. The child and adult ratio normally is 10:1.
6Do you converse in English with the Kids?
In the beginning the child is made comfortable in the school by making use of both the languages to express himself. Gradually the child is conditioned to English commands, which is the requirement of the time.
7What are your office Timings?
The Office remains open for 6 days (Monday to Saturday) from 8:00am to 6:00Pm. Parents can meet the Class Teacher on Saturdays after taking a prior appointment.
8Do you provide School Transport?
School transport is available. The charges vary as per the distance.
9Are Books necessary?
Specially designed Activity Books are used according to the age group of children. These are tailor made for concept development and are full of exciting activities for the children.
10What method do you follow to teach the Children?
The Shakuntlam Activity based method as per the child’s age and environment is used to teach them. Our entire focus is on the child and all the activities go around him. These activities are not only to clarify the concepts but also to meet the various needs of the child such as refinement of senses, motor development & the development of Art & Dance at the same time. Multimedia systems are being used to enable the child to feel comfortable with computers.
11How does Shakuntlam prepare children for the formal school?
The children are given a lot of practice through a series of Mock-Interactive Sessions conducted from time to time. This develops confidence in them. To that end, qualified educationists provide expert counselling for parents too.
12Do you organize Summer Camps?
Summer Camps with many activities and games are organized. A detailed information along with the charges as per the activity is provided before the Summer Break.