Curriculum Overview
Seasonal festivals Storytelling, drama, puppetry, marionettes, verses, poetry, fairy tales. Measuring for cooking and baking, counting games, songs. Gardening, cooking, nature walks, counting, building.   Singing, movement, musical instruments, dancing games. Watercolour painting, crafts, crayon drawing. Carding wool, sewing, woodwork, textiles, needlework, modelling. Nature walks, climbing, rhythmical movement, balance, indoor / outdoor creative play.
Fairy Tales, folk tales, fables and legends, creation stories, nature stories. Pictorial introduction to the alphabet, writing, reading, phonics, spelling, recitation and drama. Numbers and counting, time tables, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, mental arithmetic, measurement. Nature stories, direct observation of nature, composting, farming, rhythms and cycles in nature , house building, farming. Hindi and Marathi taught through imitation, games, songs, recitation, plays and dialogues, exploration of seasons and festivals. Soprano recorder, introduction to music notation, rounds, seasonal and folk songs. Use of block and stick crayons, form drawing of linear patterns, symmetry and mirror drawing. Watercolour painting (wet-on-wet, primary and secondary-colour exercises), form from colour. Knitting with two needles, simple crochet, sewing, developing patterns of form and colour. Circles games, skipping, movement skills, line games, dodge ball. Geometric forms and rhythms in movement. Dance.
Norse sagas, Stories of ancient civilization Ancient India, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greek, Roman and medieval Indian history. Composition, letter writing, reading, spelling, grammar, syntax, recitation and drama. Long division, factoring, fractions, decimals, percentage, geometric drawing (free hand and with compass). Algebra, business math,perimeter, area. The human being and animals, gardening, botany, physics, geology. Home surroundings, local geography of Maharashtra, India. Asia. Writing, grammar, reading, vocabulary, text comprehension, songs, recitation and plays. Songs which reflect curriculum, music of the Middle ages; soprano, alto and tenor recorder. Site reading. Form drawing. Chalk pastels, black and white. Cross-stitch, embroidery, knitting with four needles, sewing, Clay modelling of animals, Woodwork. Running, jumping and throwing games, rhythmic exercises, floor exercises, Greek Olympic sports, preparatory skills for traditional team games and sports.
Medieval and Modern Indian
and European History
Creative writing, essays, book or story review, poetry, prose, poetic forms, spelling, grammar and a major play production. Volume, root power and exponents, geometry and the platonic solids, coordinate plane, formulae and algebra. Physiology, nutrition, chemistry, physics, astronomy, geography of Europe, Africa, world geography. Hindi reading, oral and written comprehension, grammar, recitation, songs, historical anecdotes and biographies.
Marathi (oral)
Recorder, music theory. Perspective drawing, three-dimensional geometric drawing. Painting wet and dry transparent colours, colour perspective, acrylics, portraiture. Sewing using patterns, machine sewing, felting, increasingly complex woodworking projects. Team games and sports including volleyball, basketball and badminton, Juggling skills,various dance forms.
World History. Poetry, Prose, Extended Writing, Comedy. Trigonometry, Functions, Vectors, Linear Programming. Atomic Structure. States of matter. Force and pressure, Electricity, heat, energy. Hindi. Essays, Summaries. Music theory, Orchestra. Black and white drawing, Still life, Reproduction of great artists. Weaving, floor loom, carpentry. Team games. Shot put, archery.