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Registration Open from 5th August to 23rd August 2019 for session 2020-2021 for Classes Pre Nursery to IX and XI, Cambridge Lower Secondary Grade VI, Cambridge IGSCE-Grade IX

FAQS

Where are The Shriram Millennium Schools located?

The Shriram Millennium Schools currently have three campuses.

Noida

The Shriram Millennium School, Noida campus was the first to be established in 2010 and is situated off the Greater Noida Expressway, in Sector 135. Nestling amidst verdant greenery, the campus has been planned to ensure various child friendly learning spaces for the children.

Faridabad

The Shriram Millennium School, Faridabad, established in 2012 is located in Sector 81 in Greater Faridabad, which is considered the next best destination of this region of NCR.

Gurugram

The Shriram Millennium School Gurugram, established in 2018 is located in sector 64 easily accessible from Delhi and within Gurugram. Nestling amidst verdant greenery, the campus has been planned to ensure various child friendly learning spaces for the children.

What are the school timings?

Noida Campus:

Summer Timing:
Classes Koshika and Ankur – 8.00 am – 12.00 noon
Classes Kalika – XII: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Winter Timing:
Classes Koshika and Ankur – 8.30 am – 12.30 noon
Classes Kalika – XII: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

 

Faridabad Campus:

Summer Timing
Ankur – 8.00 am – 12.00 noon
Kalika onwards – 8.00 am – 2.30 pm

Winter Timing
Ankur – 8.30 am – 12.30 noon
Kalika onwards – 8.30 am – 3.00 pm

 

Gurugram Campus:
Timings

Summer Timing
Ankur – 8.00 am – 12.00 noon
Kalika onwards – 8.00 am – 2.30 pm

Winter Timing
Ankur – 8.30 am – 12.30 noon
Kalika onwards – 8.30 am – 3.00 pm

What is the school uniform?

The school uniform includes

  • T.Shirts in House colours which are red, blue, yellow and green and formal pinstriped shirts.
  • Comfortable navy blue track pants, formal navy blue trousers/shorts/skirts
  • Navy blue pullovers/ sweatshirts/ jackets
  • Navy blue socks and white socks
  • Black sneakers

Does the school provide lunch and/or other meals?

Tasty, nutritious and wholesome vegetarian lunch is provided to all children from Classes Kalika to XII. The school campuses have airy and spacious Lunch Halls where every care is taken to ensure cleanliness and hygiene. The children are monitored by the teachers during meal times to encourage and ensure that the children eat a balanced meal and follow healthy food habits.

The children are required to bring a healthy tiffin from home for the morning snack time. No junk food is allowed in school tiffins.

Do the school campuses have canteens?

The schools have canteens on the campus where freshly prepared snacks and healthy drinks are available for sale.

What are the transport facilities provided by the schools?

The Shriram Millennium Schools provide bus facility to the children and run CNG buses which ply to various parts of NCR and New Delhi. Each bus is air-conditioned and is equipped with first-aid kits, fire safety equipment and CCTV. The school and parents can monitor the movement of the bus through GPS which can be accessed through a customized phone app.

Are the children supervised in the school buses/transport?

Teachers and/or trained support staff accompany the children in the buses in the morning and afternoon.

Detailed information regarding bus routes is available at the specific campus.

What curriculum does the school follow?

The school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), which is one of the two recognised and approved All India Boards of Secondary Education and the Cambridge Assessment International Examination.

Under these affiliations the school offers the following curriculum:

  • Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) at the end of Class X
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC) at the end of Class XII
  • Cambridge Lower Secondary for Grades VI to VIII
  • Cambridge IGCSE for Grades IX and X
  • The Shriram Millennium School, Noida is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School

What is the teacher student ratio in the schools?

The teacher student ratio in both junior and senior schools is approximately 1:12.

How many languages are taught in The Shriram Millennium Schools?

English is the medium of instruction, with Hindi being offered as the second language up to Class VIII. The school emphasises the use of both languages.

For classes VI and VII, besides English and Hindi, students can opt for any one from Sanskrit / French / Spanish as the third language. For Class VIII, students can opt for either French or Sanskrit as the third language. Option of Spanish will be given in Class VIII from the academic session 2020. In Classes IX & X, an option of French and Sanskrit is also given along with Hindi as a second language.

What is special about the teaching learning method of The Shriram Millennium Schools?

Hands-on and application based learning, with the child at the centre of our curriculum is the principle followed at our school and is the basis of our teaching-learning process. The curriculum is designed and lessons are planned keeping in mind varying learning styles of the children and are an amalgamation of different media to appeal to all types of learners. The pedagogy focuses on developing necessary skills in the children that enable them to be lifelong learners and encourages high order thinking through collaborative and experiential learning opportunities within and outside the classrooms.

How are the students assessed and evaluated?

The student’s academic progress and skill development in co curricular initiatives is reviewed and discussed with the child and the parents at the end of each term through detailed assessment reports.

We do not have a formal test/examination system till Class V, however, the teaching learning process provides for ongoing assessments and evaluation of the required skills through hands on activities and projects. In Classes IV & V, only mathematical skills are marked and graded.

Formal assessments begin only from Middle school (Grade VI) through planned Formative and Summative assessments involving Cluster tests, projects, presentations and quizzes, which aim at assessing the skills required for each subject. A record of the overall progress of the child in academic, physical and cognitive skills is maintained by the teachers and teaching learning strategies are devised for enhancing the child’s abilities.

In Senior school, assessment follows the requirements of the Boards to which the school is affiliated.

Does the school provide inclusive education?

In consonance with the School philosophy, The Shriram Millennium Schools provide inclusive education and ensure that every child is sensitized as well as learns to appreciate and respect differences. The children, however different, are encouraged to achieve their full potential in an inclusive, nurturing and safe environment. The students are engaged in varied learning opportunities to provide and create support systems for those who are different from the expected norm.

How does the school support children with special needs?

The TSM schools acknowledge the needs of the special children and endeavour to provide opportunities for inclusive education for children who have difficulty in coping with the regular curriculum but do not require the facilities of a special school.

The school has a dedicated Special Education Needs department which works towards meeting the needs of differently-abled children so that every child gets learning opportunities that builds and enhances their required skills.

What co curricular activities are offered at The Shriram Millennium Schools?

A range of co-curricular activities, designed to be learning, leadership and fun opportunities, form a part of the calendar during school hours throughout the year. They encompass performing arts, fine arts, literary and creative writing pursuits, sports, environment initiatives, community service, science, heritage, interacting with achievers and role models. At TSMS, students are able to participate in a number of activities which cover wide interests such as debates, quizzing, creative writing, drama, Indian and Western music and elocution. They are encouraged to be aware of and be sensitive to cultural and environmental issues through a host of opportunities and ongoing initiatives.

Is there an emphasis on academics or co-curricular activities?

In keeping with the belief in providing varied learning opportunities, drawing forth all kinds of potential and acknowledging and cultivating diverse strengths to take education beyond books, the curriculum is structured to include both pursuits of academic excellence to the best of one’s ability and co-curricular activities in various fields to build confidence and a more rounded personality. The annual board results are outstanding by national standards and our students have taken admission to the top colleges in India and abroad.

What sports facilities do you offer?

TSMS recognizes the importance of sports in the holistic development of a child and strongly encourages student participation by providing physical infrastructure, trained coaches, compulsory PE period, sports competitions and events.

Students enjoy basketball, soccer, cricket, badminton, swimming, Yoga, athletics, Taekwondo and Table Tennis as part of the school curriculum and have the opportunity of participating in track and field events, various school sports programmes, as well as training in specific disciplines through after school coaching programmes.

How does the school ensure safety and security of the children?

The safety and security of the children is of paramount importance to the school and a host of stringent measures, as laid down in our well defined Safety procedures, have been implemented in the campus and in school buses.

The school has round the clock security in the campus. Our trained and efficient security personnel closely monitor entry and exit of all visitors in the school. Parents or authorized caretakers are required to present the I-card issued by the school at the entrance to pick up their wards from the school or from designated bus stops. All visitors are allowed entry by prior appointment and are issued Visitor cards/gate passes. CCTVs and necessary fire safety equipment is installed all across the school campus and in school buses. Evacuation drills, in accordance with the guidelines provided by the state and district authorities, are conducted regularly and all staff and children are sensitized to the importance and need for following safety procedures.

The school has a well equipped infirmary with trained nurses and, an ambulance with required medical equipment to ensure swift medical aid. All buses have first aid kits and the support staff as well as the teachers are trained to administer immediate medical relief as required.

Do you accept student applicants from other educational systems?

Yes, we do accept student applications from other educational systems, subject to the parameters laid down by CISCE.

What are the criteria for the selection of children at the time of admission?

Admission to any class at TSMS is based on an informal yet structured interaction with the parents along with an assessment for Classes II to IX and XI. Admission also depends on the vacancies arising in any given class.

The entry point at TSMS is Koshika. From Koshika to Class I, students are admitted after conducting an informal interaction (a casual yet structured meeting) with the parents.

For admission to Classes II to V: Students have to undergo an age appropriate assessment in English, Hindi and Mathematics to test their basic knowledge.

For admission to Classes VI to IX: Students seeking admission for ICSE/ISC/Cambridge Lower Secondary/Cambridge IGCSE, have to undergo an age appropriate assessment in English, Hindi, Science and Mathematics to test their basic knowledge.

For admission to Class XI: Students have to undergo an assessment in English and other subjects of the stream chosen to test their level of knowledge.

Parents will be intimated once the student is shortlisted and are invited for an informal interaction on a given date and time. Once the admission is confirmed the parents will be sent a communication mentioning the documentation and formalities required.

Is there a policy for offering admissions to siblings of students in school?

We give preference to siblings of students already in the school. In such a case, siblings automatically move to the top of their respective category in the list.

How will I be informed about the progress of my child?

There are regular Parent Teacher Meetings held in school. While formal report cards are given twice a year, a system of non reporting Parent Teacher Meets is also followed. Parents can also meet the specific teachers through a prior appointment.

How will I know what’s happening in my child’s classroom and in the school?

The schools communicate with parents through the website, facebook, newsletters, text messages, e-mail and school diaries. Scheduled communication between teachers and parents includes parent teacher meetings, end of the term reporting and meeting by prior appointment. Apart from these scheduled meetings, teachers meet with parents whenever a need arises and much informal communication takes place at the many school events. The school website offers a vast amount of information on the school and its programs and events. Homework, assignments, worksheets, syllabus, datesheet are also put up on the Portal, which the students are expected to log on to regularly. It is strongly recommended that parents log on to the website to remain aware of school events.

How can parents be involved in the schools?

The schools encourage involvement of parents. There is an active Parent Teacher Association (PTA) which meets periodically to discuss the infrastructural and academic issues of the schools. Suggestions are taken seriously and solutions incorporated. They are also encouraged to volunteer for and work with the school in holding workshops, escorting students for trips and taking the initiative for any other program they feel fit.

What are the criteria for the selection of Shri Educators?

The applicant has to send the resume / CV and if there is a vacancy, is called for a first level interaction with a Panel. This is followed by demo classes and filling in of the Personal Data Form. After these stages the candidate is required to appear for an interaction with the Principal,. Based on these, an assessment is made of the applicant’s subject expertise, ability to communicate that knowledge given the class dynamics and the qualities exhibited that are valued in a Shri Educator.