About Isha Home School
Isha Home School (IHS) is a residential school established in the year 2005 by Sadhguru. It is a co-educational institution affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The school offers education from class 1 to 12 in a secured learning environment. The main aim of the school is to provide educational opportunities for the students to explore all the dimensions of life. To educate the students of all grades, the school has a talented faculty and modern facilities.
Academics The junior kids of Isha Home School who falls under the age group between 6 and 10 are given education based on the Montessori principle. The Montessori curriculum is designed to develop the basic knowledge of the students on subjects like Languages, Sanskrit, Basic Science, Mathematics and EVS. No examinations are conducted for the junior school kids and the academic progress of the students is evaluated based on their daily activities. For the middle school students of grade 5 to 7, the school follows a structured syllabus to develop the key learning skills of the students in every subject. To promote the learning skills of the students, the school conducts various assessments, assignments and activities.
The students of grade 8 to 12 are given in-depth subject knowledge as per the prescribed syllabus of CISCE. The senior secondary students are allowed to select the subjects offered by the ICSE board. The school prepares class X and XII students by providing excellent coaching to face the ICSE examinations. The senior school students are given a wide range of opportunities to update their knowledge. The students are also allowed to participate in workshops, co-curricular activities and other social activities.
Facilities Isha home school is located around Velliangiri Mountains near Coimbatore. The school provides necessary facilities to the students in a comfortable, healthy and a pollution free environment. For the senior students, the school has a separate building called Gnana Shala which covers a built up area of 50,000 sq. feet. To educate the students, the school has smart classrooms with multimedia learning provisions. To conduct practical classes, the school has well-equipped, spacious laboratories for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Separate computer lab and audio visual labs are also available in the school. The school library has over 40,000 books and multimedia resources for both the students and staffs. The library also has a spacious reading environment.
To conduct guest lectures, meetings, workshops and cultural performances, Isha home school has 7500 sq.ft auditorium cum multipurpose hall. To develop the sports talent of the students, the school has 400m athletic track, cricket pitch, football ground and courts for kabaddi, volleyball, throw ball and kho-kho. The school also has swimming pool, gymnasium, clay tennis courts and table tennis room. To teach Kalaripayattu (ancient Indian martial art), the school has a 10,000 sq.ft area called Veerabhadra Akhada within the school campus.
To meet the educational needs of the children, the school has a health care unit with 2 experienced pediatric doctors and a team of nurses. The school provides fresh and healthy vegetarian food to the students and staffs 3 times a day-breakfast, lunch and dinner. To cook and serve food, the school has kitchen and dining hall. To conduct formal and informal meetings, the school has triangle mandapam, semi-circular stone benches and the coconut circle. The school also has assembly hall, art studio and multipurpose skill building center.
The school has living quarters with separate dorm area for boys and girls. The students can live in a home like environment under the care of the teachers who provide care like parents.
Activities Co-curricular activities are a part of the educational process at IHS. To update and to shape the talent of the students, the school provides wide opportunities and also encourages the students to participate in the co-curricular activities conducted at the school. Some of the activities conducted at the school are yoga, martial arts, sports, art, music, dance and drama. The school also motivates the students to involve into the community services such as environmental programs, community development, ecological programs and other initiatives of the Isha foundation. The school takes the students to educational field trips and excursions to gain knowledge about the real world scenario.
Some of the clubs operating in the school are Model United Nations (MUN), photography, cooking, movie appreciation, chess, agriculture, bulls & bears, video gaming, academic games, theater, computer programming, robotics, automobile mechanics and student publications. Based on the interest, the middle and senior students can enroll in a club and develop their talent and personality by participating in the club level activities.
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