Hindupat Public School, Raghogarh

Curriculum

HPS Early Childhood
Programme
HPS Elementary School
Programme
HPS Middle Years
Programme
HPS Secondary Years
Programme

The HPS Philosophy

Our philosophy – The eternal spirit of inquiry has been taken from National Curriculum Framework introduced in 2005. Some of the greatest minds from across India have put in months of insight and research into this document called NCF 2005. People make a nation. But not all people lead one. For that we need people who are confident, who believe in themselves, who dare to dream, who are sensitized to the needs of lesser privileged, people who would make India a nation of ignited minds. Our students the most precious resources, our adults of tomorrow, have to be nurtured by both parents and schools. We are together in this mission to make our students physically strong, mentally awake and morally accountable.

The National Curriculum Framework 2005

“When I was a child I had the freedom to make my own toys out of trifles and create my own games from imagination. In my happiness my playmates had their full share; in fact the complete enjoyment of my games depended upon their taking part in them. One day, in this paradise of our childhood, entered a temptation from the market world of the adult. A toy bought from an English shop was given to one of our companions; it was perfect, big and wonderfully life-like. He became proud of the toy and less mindful of the game; he kept that expensive thing carefully away from us, glorying in his exclusive possession of it, feeling himself superior to his playmates whose toys were cheap. I am sure if he could have used the modern language of history he would have said that he was more civilised than ourselves to the extent of his owning that ridiculously perfect toy. One thing he failed to realise in his excitement – a fact which at the moment seemed to him insignificant – that this temptation obscured something a great deal more perfect than his toy, the revelation of the perfect child. The toy merely expressed his wealth, but not the child’s creative spirit, not the child’s generous joy in his play, his open invitation to all who were his compeers to his play-world”. From Civilisation and Progress by Rabindranath Tagore.
This is the NCF 2005 philosophy, where qualitative changes are preferred over quantitative changes.

The HPS Assessment Model

The purpose of assessment at HPS has been defined. There will be no formal examinations until grade 6, only consistent assessment.

The purpose of assessment is not

The purpose of assessment is

  • to make children study under threat.
  • to mark children as slow learners or bright students or problem children.
  • to place the onus for learning solely.
  • to identify children who need remediation.
  • to diagnose learning disabilities. (because that needs special tools and training)
  • to acquire credible feedback (stresses on the preparedness of a teacher even before the course of teaching begun.)
  • to improve the teaching/learning process/material.
  • to review the objectives that have been identified by the school.
  • to gauge the extent to which the capabilities of learners have been developed.

Our Progress Review

Our progress report cards will present a comprehensive and holistic view of the child’s development in many fields. Teachers will say things about each child to convey a sense of individualized attention, to reaffirm a positive self-image, and to communicate personal goals to work towards. Only through such a relationship with each child can a teacher succeed in influencing him/her, and contributing to his/her learning. Along with the teacher assessing each child, each student would also assess himself/herself.

The MACD & Sports

Multiple Intelligence The theory of Multiple Intelligence states that we explore the world and learn through the senses. Each of us has a unique learning style or intelligence. According to the MI theory there are eight such intelligences. Each of us uses a mix of these with one or two being predominant and best suited for a unique way of learning. The Hindupat way of learning accommodates all these intelligences. Music, the arts and craft, dance and sport are not ‘extra’ or co-curricular to us. They are the soul of our teaching- learning.

The Educomp Smart-Class Computer Based Learning

We are a technologically-enabled smartclass rooms equipped school, with interactive digiboard systems in our class rooms with a PC connected to a dedicated smartclass knowledge centre inside the school campus, which –

  • makes learning an enjoyable experience in classrooms via computer based methods;
  • enables multi-sensory learning in classrooms;
  • improves academic performance of students;
  • enables instant formative assessment of learning outcomes in class via smart assessment system.