Sangford Schools, Innovation in Education. Chennai, Kanchipuram

Curriculum @ Sangford Schools

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Sangford curriculum consists of five essential elements: Concepts, Knowledge, Skills, Attitude, and Action. The knowledge component is developed through Integrated Language Arts, Hindi, French, Science, Mathematics, Social Science, Computer Science, Physical education, Value education, Life-skill, Music, General knowledge subject areas with innovative learning aid, assignment, project work, and field trips.

All learning aid/activities sync with the curriculum. The curriculum is individualized for each student. Sangford’s worksheet tracking system helps the child to cope up with regular activities when a child is absent or sick.

Sangford lesson plans are designed to achieve higher scores in examinations as well as understanding the concepts.

We use only worksheets for classroom and homework practice from Pre-KG to XII. The Homework worksheets will be sent home every day in the box or folder provided to each child. The home worksheets cover all four types (Practice, Preparation, Extension, and Creative).

Parents will ensure that the worksheets given for homework are completed by the child and signed in the handbook before sending them to school. The worksheets for a term will be returned to the child at the end of each term during the parent-teacher conference.


Kindergarten subjects are:

• English • Maths • EV • Tamil/Hindi • Theme, Sensory, Story Telling, Field Trip, Indoor/Outdoor

The Language subjects are:

• English - I • English - II • Tamil • Hindi

The Academic subjects are:

• Mathematics • Science • Social Science • Computer Science

The Skill subjects are:

• Artificial Intelligence • Graphics / Fine Art • Multimedia / Design

The Foundation subjects are:

Aptitude • Olympiad • Drawing • Extra-Curricular Subjects
• Spoken Tamil, Spoken Hindi, Spoken English Assessment with Chapter Test from Std 1

The Skill Development subjects are:

• Sangford's Skill Development Book - Communication Skill, Decision Making Skill, Group Discussion, Personality Development, and Career Guidance

Entrance Examination subjects are:

• NTSE - MAT & SAT • KVPY • Spell Bee •Olympiad
• ICAI • NIFT/NID • IIM-Integrated • NCHM-JEE • NATA •ICAR-AIEEA • CLAT • AFCAT
• Aptitude and Olympiad Foundation. Separate MAT/SAT, IMO, IEO, NSO MCQ test along with Chapter Test
• NEET Foundation from 6th to 12th Std. Separate Physics Chemistry Biology MCQ test along with Chapter Test
• JEE Foundation from 6th to 12th Std. Separate Physics Chemistry Mathematics MCQ test along with Chapter Test

Academic Activities and Teaching strategies


Our GOAL is to prepare students for life and its challenges

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Tamil Semmozhi Mandram


Stories with morals, Thirukkural, Explanation of pazhamozhi, Tenali Raman stories, literature, letter writing, composition, writing poems, quiz competitions, debates, seminar, short story, Tamil storytelling competition.

Hindi - Sangford Hindi Academy


To develop listening, speaking, reading, writing skills in Hindi recitation rhymes, storytelling. Learning new words. Hindi storytelling competition/Hindi rhymes.

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English Toastmaster


Sangford students want to become confident public speakers and strong leaders, Sangford environment allows you to achieve your goals at your own pace. WordArt worksheets, news reading, conversation practices, dramatic monologue, plot making. Elocution, essay writing, debate, story writing, learning new words, role-play drama practice. Apart from this, we are also going to be members of the International Toastmaster Gavel Club. Creative Communication Poetry Contest, National Spelling Bee, Poetry Out Loud ,Literature Club, Writing Club, Peer Tutoring.

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Public Speaking - News Broadcast


In studying English, children develop skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing. This enables them to express themselves creatively and imaginatively, and helps them to communicate with others effectively. Great emphasis is placed on developing children's spoken language, as this is crucial for learning to read, write, to be numerate and successful in all areas of learning.This is the reason why we have news paper reading sessions and a exclusive worksheet designed in the name WORTART, SPEAKART to improve the child’s writing habits and grammar skills.

Sangford-Ramanujam Mathematical Association


Mathematics equips children with a uniquely powerful set of tools to understand and change the world. Children are involved in a broad range of activities in order to learn mathematical concepts and develop numeracy. They are given practical experience using the worksheets exclusively designed at Sangford ,various learning aid materials, investigative tasks, regular practice and analysis of mathematical facts and procedures to develop math skills. Mathematics Competitions, Caribou Mathematics Competition, Math League

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History - Sangford Social History Club


Monument, ages of vedas, tribal community, crafts and industries, biography, economic history, historic-graphy, numismatics, political history, collecting and researching about historians visiting historical places, field trips.

Science - Sangford CV Raman Science Club

Science stimulates and excites children’s curiosity about phenomena and events in the world around them. It links direct practical experience with ideas, and therefore engages children's interest at many levels. Accusation of scientific knowledge, development of laws, concepts, experimental evidence, interpreting data, Identification of assumptions predictions. Organizing debates, seminars, holding science exhibitions and fairs, preparing charts and models. National science day, Inter school competition-PCRA. Chemistry Olympiad, Clean Tech Competition, Science Bowl, Science Olympiad, Astronomy Club, Biology Club, Life Sciences Club.

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Environment - Sangford Enviro Club


To bring out awareness and responsibility towards environment, we have introduced science enviro club -planting trees, usage of knowledge eco - efficiency mission of environmental aspects, environmental issues managing, environmental policies, strategies, pollution verification activities. World safety day, International day for preservation of Ozone layer

Civic - Sangford Social Civic Club


To improve knowledge in civics, democracy - elections Government formation, parliamentary systems, social evil, community, country, federalism, legitimacy, judicial review, public policy, equal representations dedicated powers, constitution. Quiz competitions, model making, essay writing. Sangford council of welfare and / Social Science Activity World postal day, International school library day , Republic day celebration

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Social - Sangford Council of Social Welfare


To bring out awareness & social responsibility in children we have introduced - Sangford Council of Social Welfare we are conducting donation campaigns. Blue Cross, Best Buddies International, Hospital volunteer, International volunteer program, Mentoring, UNICEF High School Clubs, Volunteer Fire Department, Work with a local charity, Work with a local free food service.

Computer, Artificial Intelligence & Media


Application programme, Computer ethics, Cyber crime, Photoshop, Communication program, Documentation, File server, File format, Hypermedia, Installations & App development. Artificial Intelligence and Python Programming. Safe internet day. School or local magazine/journal, local newspaper, local radio station, local television channel, local web site, movie, Yearbook Committee. Blogging, Personal WebSite, Social Media, YouTube Channel. Animation, Graphic Design. FIRST Robotics Competition, Web design/coding club

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Business Studies - Sangford Chamber of Commerce


Business ownerships, To learn trade promotion activities, work with trade boards.

Competency - Sangford Competency Club

Think local, act globally. Students need the following skills to compete with many things in different situations. 1. Critical thinking and problem-solving. 2. Collaboration across networks and leading by influence. 3.Agility and adaptability. 4. Initiative and entrepreneurialism. 5. Effective oral and written communication. 6. Accessing and analyzing information. 7. Curiosity and imagination. We are measuring and tracking their achievements. High School Innovation Challenge, Academic Decathlon, Academic Triathlon, National Academic Quiz Tournament, Odyssey of the Mind, Questions Unlimited, Quiz Bowl, Trivia and Quiz Clubs

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Women - Sangford Women Empowerment


To empower female students to make a difference to their own lives and the lives of others, Sangford created this environment, joined forums and celebrated International Women's Day (IWD). Create opportunities for students to engage in relevant and challenging learning experiences. School is introducing specific events focused on empowering young women.

Entrepreneur - Sangford Young Entrepreneurs Academy


Sangford Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a groundbreaking and exciting class that transforms students ages 11-18 into real, confident entrepreneurs. Throughout the class, students develop business ideas, write business plans, conduct market research, pitch their plans to a panel of investors, and actually launch and run their own real companies and social movements.

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Sangford-Nammazhvar Organic Farming


Farming and factory visit, use of fertilizers insecticides, pesticides, grand water storage, manure, nutrition value of foods, soil conservation, hydroponic, homestead, ecology, Agri business.

Health & Wellness - Sangford Health & Wellness Club


To create an awareness of health and wellness programs is to encourage students and staff down the path to a healthier lifestyle that helps to increase higher levels of energy and concentration.

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Music - Sangford Music Academy


To bring out music interest, participate in programs and appear on the Trinity Exam. Any musical interest, School Chorus/Choir, Community Chorus/Choir, Chamber Music Group, Concert Band, Ensembles, Singing Lessons, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Solo music, Your own band

Humour - Sangford- Charlie Chaplin Humor Club


Enacting humorous skit, mimicking personalities. to bring out talent of individuals. Comedy, Choreography, Classic Film Club, Dance, Film Production Club, International Thespian Society, Miming, Puppetry, Slam Poetry Club, High School Theater Group, Community Theater Group

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Art & Culture - Sangford Art & Culture Club


Art & culture, conducting / celebrating various festivals to honor our culture and traditions to the upcoming generation. Ramzan celebration, Friendship day, Vijayadasami, Father’s day, Independence day Celebration, Diwali celebration, Children’s day celebration - Fancy dress program, Christmas celebration, Pongal celebration / National youth day, National handwriting day. Drawing, painting, Cartooning, Ceramics, Drama, Fashion design, Jewelry Making, Photography, Sculpture, Sewing, Weaving, Woodworking

Tinkering - Sangford Tinkering Club


Sangford tinkering club provides an opportunity to develop executive function which is the ability to plan, focus attention, remember, and juggle multiple tasks. Tinkering activities help children develop problem-solving skills and build peer-relationships. We closely work with Atal tinkering lab (Govt. of India).

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Sports - Sangford Sports Academy


Physical Education XI , Physical Education XII : Physical fitness of students, We have FOUR sports houses 1. CITIUS HOUSE (RED) → FASTER, 2. ATITUS (GREEN, HIGHER), 3. FORTIUS (YELLOW, STRONGER), 4. MAGNUS (BLUE, POWERFUL). Commitment To Zonal Meets, State Meets And National Meets, Tournaments And Competitions. Basketball, Climbing Club, Cycling, Dance Team, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Hiking Club, Martial Arts, Quidditch, Skateboard, Swimming, Chess, Carom, Tennis, Track & Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Yoga Club

Sangford Bharat Scout & Guide


Bharat Scouts and Guides is the learning by doing. The training and exposure at Scouting makes students self dependent, disciplined and definitely become a good citizen. At Sangford, we are shaping them to achieve academic skills and help them to receive The Rajya puruskar and the Rashtrapati award.

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JRC - Sangford Junior Red Cross Society


To inspire, encourage and initiate at all times, all forms of humanitarian activities so that human suffering can be minimized, alleviated and even prevented, thus contribute to creating a more congenial climate for peace. We conduct dental camp, health camp and blood donation camp.

High School Band


School band starts from 6th Std. Based on their interest, we help them to learn woodwind instruments, brass instruments and percussion instruments.

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Sangford Talent Club


To bring out talents from individuals to compete enough in various talent and competitive exams, olympiad exams (IEO, NSO, IMO) NEET, IIT all extra curricular activities, story telling, drawing painting competitions art & craft, gardening photography. World food day, Global hand washing day, IEO Exams, NSO exam & IMO exam ,Talent show, Tell a fairy tale day - Kindergarten

TEAM


Science stimulates and excites children’s curiosity about phenomena and events in the world around them. It links direct practical experience with ideas, and therefore engages children's interest at many levels. Children are taught to discriminate, classify, recognize relationships and select information from a variety of sources. They develop skills in hypothesising, testing and evaluating ideas, and communicating using scientific language, drawings, charts and tables.

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National Cadet Corps


Army, Navy, Airforce - inculcate the qualities of discipline and patriotism among youth of the nation. Academic Subject available in CBSE Main Stream

SANGMUN - Sangford Student’s Model United Nations


To enhance a student's leadership skill participants have to develop confidence and leadership skills through experience. Model UN conferences are opportunities to practice research, public speaking, teamwork, negotiation, and writing skills in a safe and structured environment. Debate Club, Foreign Affairs Club, Forensics Team, National Speech and Debate Association, Speech Club

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At a glance



Learning becomes successful when the learnt information reaches to the students permanent memory from their temporary memory. This is achieved at Sangford , as we focus on whole brain development . Our curriculum possesses five essential elements : concepts , knowledge ,skills , Attitude and action which helps the children's development in areas such as cognitive , socio-emotional, physical ,linguistic and creative skills.

We use learning aids in our teaching concept which make the students understand more lively and briefly. Moreover, this technique initiates students' minds. We make sure apart from regular classes we include Life skills , seminars ,public speaking skills, spoken English and many more as our intention is to bring knowledgeable, responsible and engaged citizens of the community , country and the world.
Researches prove that early education(between 3 to 5 years) paves the right way to the children when they become adults. For this reason we follow special methodologies and techniques. We go up with the Montessori Method, however we have age appropriate worksheets which are approved by the educational system.

Apart from regular classes we go up with activities like Show and Tell , Sensory activities, Dramatic Play , Thematic play, Art & craft, Rhymes and many more. As far as Kindergarten concern we work with each kid individually as they need more attention from teachers.
Books open doors to new worlds

30 Minutes reading required daily

Reading helps your mind bloom

Sangford Library is a bigger one where nearly 80 children can be accommodated at a time. We believe that no one can be a better companion other than books ,so we inculcate reading from their kindergarten. We also buy magazines and newspapers to improve LSRW.

Sangford Schools™ Children’s library is housing age -appropriate book materials and children’s CD-ROM, original Learning-Reading-Listening-Activity software, audio, video and DVDs are from the USA. Moreover story times, themes which gives more attraction towards books.

Books are an excellent way to learn about new or unfamiliar situations. We strongly recommend reading books for kids on a regular basis which gives them dramatic reading habits, and lead them in School, by encouraging children to give their own answers to questions rather than memorizing them during examinations.

Scientists who study the brain have found out a great deal about how we learn. They have discovered that babies learn much more from sights and sounds around them than we thought previously. You can help your child by taking advantage of his/her hunger to learn.

Read regularly children age appropriate books to your child to create the habit of learning. Our library is well stocked with books suitable for children of different age groups. So it’s easy to find the right books for your child.
As our world becomes digital it's essential that children too to be updated with that technology. We have all modern and updated methodologies in our campus. So, to ensure that we have smart class rooms and highly digitalized and updated systems.

Since we focus on practical teaching our Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Maths and Computer labs are more equipped and modernized. Our curriculum has got Robotics for which we do have a lab.

We conduct competitive exams to keep them updated like IMO,NSO,IEO.
To create awareness among children about various celebrations, we celebrate events in our campus despite the caste and religion they belong to. We also do relevant crafts to make the event memorable.

We take them to educational tours and other local areas like visiting organic farming, etc. to create an awareness as well as link with the subjects.

We do social awareness programmes like giving trees to public , incorporated a walkathon against Plastics, collecting money from public for cancer institute Adyar.
The School has a spacious area of around 3 acres and also the class room designed in such a way that it’s aerated. Classrooms are colorful with pictures and smart board facilities. Classrooms are equipped with cutting edge facilities.

Our washrooms as well our campus are clean in rotation and are monitored by a separate team of members. We have a sufficient number of fire extinguishers for safety.

Transport routes are monthly monitored so as to inspect the routes also safety measurements are available in our van.
Parents' involvement is very essential for the successful development of a child. So, as to impart this we conduct regular parenting classes annually in which we discuss children's emotional, social and physical development through the discussion with parent educators.

Parents Teacher Meeting is a regular affair after every term where both parents and teachers discuss the child academically and physically. Apart from this our teachers have a friendly relationship with parents by telling their child improvement.

We send Home work messages , so that parents will know the happening at school and We also update event photos in our facebook . We send class room activity photos through whatsapp.
We are always highly qualified, skilled and a professional teacher, as our value and mission can be reached through them. We never compromise in hiring the right teacher. We conduct regular training sessions to keep them updated.

All teachers ensure that their teaching is interactive and innovative. Teachers also ensure the participation of all the children in the class.
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