Extra Curricular Activities
The Curriculam of the school has Physical Education as a compulsory subject, as the school aims for the ‘wholesome development of its pupils’. Due to this all students go through a formal class of P.E in both the theory class and the practical classes on the field. The Curriculam includes basic knowledge of games and sports along with coordinative and motor development programmes up to secondary level. In the secondary and Senior Secondary Level, students have to take up a specific game and learn basics about the sport all year through.
Coaching for Games and Sports: In the pre competition period, the P.E Teachers organize coaching sessions both before school and also after school- depending on the sport and the availability of the students. Given below are the details of the programme:
- Football Coaching: ……..Morning \ Evening
- Basketball Coaching ……Evening \ Afterschool
- Volleyball Coaching…….Evening
- Cricket Coaching……….Afterschool
Interclass Matches: The Interclass Matches are organized for classes 4 to 8 where each class gets to play matches in its own division. The games identified for Interclass Matches are:
- Football for Boys and girls
- Basketball for Girls and Boys;
- Volleyball for Girls; and
- Table Tennis for Girls and Boys.
A proper training session and selection trial is conducted during the P.E periods by the P.E Teachers to identify the team players for the different games. The competitions are organized and supervised by the P.E Teachers/Coaches who also officiate in these matches, during class and also after school hours.
Inter House Matches: The student community is divided into four houses for the purpose of Intramural Sports and Cultural Competitions. The houses are: Nanda House, Maurya House , Gupta House and Chola House. Each of these houses have Subject teachers assigned as House Wardens and Co Wardens. Moreover, each house has its own ‘colour’ and T-Shirt. The Dept. of P.E helps the wardens in the process of team selection. Though the House matches are meant for students from class 9 to 12, players from junior classes showing exceptional promise and talent are also included in the house teams.
The Dept. of P.E organizes the Annual Inter house matches:
Football for Boys and girls
Basketball for Girls and Boys;
Volleyball for Boys and Girls;
Table Tennis for Girls and Boys, and
Cricket for Boys.
It is mandatory for all participants to wear the concerned sports kit and the rules followed are those set by the concerned International Associations and Federations.
Annual Cross Country Race: The Dept. of P.E plans out and organizes the Annual Cross Country Race for both boys and girls. Here the students are divided into different categories as their age and sex. The course of the race is all along the Jhajjar Rohtak Road High way. The event is conducted in the early hours of the day when the traffic is minimal. Apart from seeking assistance from the Local Police there are qualified Doctors, Nurses, First aid personnel and fully equipped Ambulances that help in the smooth operation of the event. The complete school staff, both teaching and non-teaching will be on duty for the same at water points, check points, etc.
Annual Athletic Meet: The Dept. of P.E organizes the Annual Athletic Meet. This is one of the sports events that boast of almost 100% participation of all its pupils. Only those pupils with special needs or medical history, by which physical activity is contraindicated, are exempted from participation. Athletic Events are selected class wise, keeping in mind the age and the motor abilities of the pupils. Minor recreational and coordinative events are selected for the students of Pre Primary and the Primary Classes while almost all major athletic events are covered for secondary and the senior secondary classes. Class wise selections are conducted during P.E periods and the Semi-finals and the Finals are conducted on the preset days where all the teaching staff is assigned specific duties as event officials.
Mass Physical Training (Mass P.T): The school administration realizes the significance of health and wellness for its pupils. Hence, the Dept. of P.E organizes compulsory Mass P.T Exercises for students of Primary, Secondary and Senior Secondary regularly.
Annual Summer Camps: The school shall organizes an Annual Summer Camp in the month of March titled the ‘Annual Productive Time Management Camp’. Here Students are given coaching by P.E Teachers and Coaches in specific sports and games such as:
Cricket ……………Cricket Coach
Karate……………. Karate Coach
The duration of the camp is 14 days and starts from 7:40am – 1:40pm.
Drill Display: The Dept. of P.E will organize the Drill Display Programme once in every two years. This event is also coined as the ‘Parents Day’, as the parent community is invited to witness this ‘mega show’. The Dept of P.E plans and coordinates class-wise exercises ranging from Free Hand Calisthenics, Exercises with Equipments such as Hoops, Sticks, Balls, Ribbons, Laziums, Umbrellas, etc. The different groups perform this picturesque performance of exercise if different formations with tantalizing music played in the background. The motto of this event is yet again mass participation and promotion of ‘a healthy life style’ among the students.