Curricula and Pedagogy in consonance with NEP 2020

The hallmark of education at Apeejay is to provide value-based holistic education of global standards. The School in consonance with the NEP 2020, believes that the aim of education should not only be cognitive development, but also building character and creating balanced and well-rounded individuals equipped with the key 21st century skills. All curricula and pedagogy is designed to further this relentless endeavour.

Foundational Stage at Apeejay Education (Classes I and II) consists of flexible, multifaceted, multilevel, play-based, activity-based, and discovery-based learning, in alignment with NEP 2020.

Preparatory Years cover Classes III, IV & V. It prescribes a more formal yet interactive classroom teaching with play, discovery, and activity-based pedagogy. It lays down strong academic foundations at this level through teaching of languages, Science, Mathematics.

Primary Curriculum

Provides a happy, caring, and stimulating environment that instills the joy for learning in our students. The curriculum facilitates the supreme art to inspire hope, ignite the imagination, creativity and enhance knowledge among students. From this year onwards, Artificial Intelligence has been introduced in the curriculum of Classes 1 to 5. The students will learn the concept of AI through videos, activities, games, coding and discussion of conceptual topics. Scratch software will be introduced as a base for learning coding.

Classes I to III

A thematic curriculum is followed in these classes through integrated teaching. Subjects taught in these classes are English, Hindi, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Computer Science, General Knowledge, Art & Craft, Music, Dance, Yoga and Physical Education.


Classes IV & V

The curriculum published by Council for Educational and Professional Services (CEPS) is followed in these classes. Subjects taught in these classes are English, Hindi, Mathematics, General Science, Social Studies, Computer Science, General Knowledge, Art & Craft, Music, Dance, Yoga and Physical Education.


Grading/Evaluation /ASSESSMENTS

A continuous assessment scheme is incorporated into the teaching learning process spread over the academic session. Students are graded regularly, and evaluation is based on the child's participation and performance in class activities, homework, group work, worksheets, class assessment, class response, reading and communication skills, morning assembly, individual and group behaviour. Grades are awarded for Classes 1 and 2. Classes 3, 4 and 5 are awarded grades as well as marks. There are two terms in one academic session. Each term has one periodic test and one term exam. Subject Enrichment Activities are incorporated into the scheme of work to provide opportunities for experiential learning. The report card is sent twice a year, in October and March.