|Sherwood Hall Senior Secondary School was started in the year 1971 as a nursery school by Mrs Olga Frohlich, an educationist. It is a co-educational institution and is operating as a senior secondary school at Chetpet since 1978. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi and is managed by Sherwood Educational Society. The medium of instructions in the school is English. The school strives hard to develop the skills and talent of the students by providing more opportunities in scholastic and co-scholastic activities. |
AcademicsSherwood school offers education from LKG to class XII. For the tiny tots in KG section, the school follows the play way method of teaching through activity, music, art and craft. XSEED methodology of teaching and learning is followed from class I to III. The school evaluates the academic excellence of the middle and the secondary school section students through the Continuous and Comprehensive Assessment (CCA) system by calculating the overall performance of the students at the formative and summative assessments. As per the CCA evaluation system, the school monitors both the scholastic and co-scholastic activities of the students and also helps the students to improve their skills. The school follows grading system and there is no mark based system. Extra coaching is provided for the students to face the All-India Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.
Mentioned below are the languages taught in the school
Class I & II:
Second Language: Tamil
Third Language: Hindi
Classes III to V:
Second Language: Tamil/ Hindi
Classes VI to VIII:
Second Language: Tamil / Hindi / French
Third Language: Tamil / Hindi
Classes IX & X:
Second Language: Tamil / Hindi / French
For Senior Secondary classes (class XI and XII), the school offers the following electives
I. English, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Computer Science.
II. English, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology.
III. English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology.
IV. English, Business Studies, Accountancy, Economics, Maths.
V. English, Business Studies, Accountancy, Economics, Psychology.
VI. English, Business Studies, Accountancy, Economics, Computer Science.
FacilitiesSherwood Hall Senior Secondary School has a good learning environment. The classrooms are spacious and furnished. Separate rooms are available for activities such as dance, music, indoor games and gymnasium. To conduct practical classes, the school has well-equipped science laboratories and computer laboratories. The library in the school has reading materials such as text books, class-wise reference books, periodicals, magazines and dailies. The school canteen provides nutritious and healthy food to the students. To develop the sports talent of the students, the school has playground and facilities to play sports and indoor games such as chess and carrom.
Online facility, learning cell, career guidance and medical check-up are the other facilities available in the school. The school also provides transport facilities for pickup and dropping of students.
Activities The school provides a wide range of co-curricular activities to the students. Yoga is a part of the school curriculum. Some of the clubs that are operating in the school are Mathematics club, Environmental club, Quiz club, Literary club, Heritage Club, Drama club, Photography, Leadership Skills , Art & Craft, Needle Work & Sewing, Public Speaking, Baking and Fireless Cooking, Entrepreneurial Club, Interact club, Cubs and Bulbils, Scouts and Guides. All the clubs in the school conduct various activities, special training programmes and competitions to develop the skill and talent of the students.
To identify the creativity and special talent of the students, the school conducts competitions on recitation, elocution, debate, coloring, clay modeling, western dance drawing, painting, quiz, chess, karate and gymnastics . Physical education and sports training is given to the students on games such as basketball, swimming, tennis, football and cricket.