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1. What is the entry level to school?

At the G.D Goenka Public School, Sector 48, Gurgaon campus, the entry level to school is Nursery. The age criterion for Nursery is 3+ years as on 31.3.2017.

For its Pre Nursery programs, the school has two dedicated campuses: G. D. Goenka La’ Petite at Malibu Towne, Sohna Road and at DLF Phase 2, Akashneem Marg. The age criteria for Pre Nursery is 2+ as on 31.03.2017.

 

2. The school is affiliated to which board?

The school is affiliated with Central Board of Secondary Education and is running classes up to grade XII.

 
3. What is the assessment pattern of G.D. Goenka Public School, Sector 48, Gurgaon?
The class wise assessment pattern is as follows:

Class

Assessment Pattern

Up to class I

No formal assessment

II-IV

Semester system, assessment is done through Unit Tests and Class Review Exercises.

V

Semester system, continuous assessment is done through Unit Tests, Class Review Exercises and Term Evaluations.

VI-X

CCE system, two terms with two Formative Assessments and one Summative Assessment per term.

XI-XII

As per the CBSE guidelines.

 
4. How are activities and sports conducted for an effective teaching learning process?

Our curriculum is a unique blend of world class pedagogy and teaching methodology. The amalgam of various activities is an integral part of teaching methodology. Exposure to multiple activities enables us to tap into the diversity of intelligence of each child, discover their strengths and provide a suitable platform to excel.

Language skills, along with personal, social and physical education are a part of academic learning. We have extensive sports facilities with a structured program to encourage students to pursue sports seriously.

 
5. What is the student teacher ratio?

For effective curriculum implementation, the school maintains a student teacher ratio of 1:12.

 
6. How is the competence of faculty ensured?

There is a rigorous process of selecting the faculty members. The process involves group discussion and presentation, written test, personal and subject interview and class demonstration. To continuously enhance the skills of the faculty and to keep them abreast with the latest developments in the field of education, regular workshops for the teachers are conducted.

 
7. What kind of systems are followed by the school to ensure the safety, security and hygiene standards?

The safety and security of children is the prime concern of the school and all plausible steps are taken to ensure it in the school campus and the school buses.
The campus has IBMS monitoring through Nerve Centre manned all the time. This includes CCTV surveillance, fire detection and fire fighting measures of highest standards.
The security guards at the gate and at various vantage points are trained to control and monitor any kind of movement inside the campus.
School buses are air-conditioned and are equipped with Global Positioning System, DVR cameras for surveillance & speed governors.
To meet any medical emergency, the school has professionally qualified full time doctor and nurse on its rolls.
Highest standards of hygiene and sanitation are maintained. The school has a housekeeping department with trained attendants.
Each washroom has sensory taps, soap dispensers, toilet rolls, disposable hand towels and an attendant at all times.
RO water in disposable glasses is served to students. .

 
8. What are the school timings at various levels?

Timings at different levels are:
Pre Nursery - K.G.: 9.15am to 12.45pm
Class I - XII: 7.55am to 2.20 pm

 
9. Does the school provide transport facility to the students?

Yes, the school owns a fleet of deluxe air-conditioned buses equipped with Global Positioning System, DVR cameras for surveillance catering to the whole of Gurgaon. Each bus has a lady security guard in place for additional safety of children.

 

10. Does the school serve meals to the students?

Students up to class 1 are served wholesome, delicious and hygienically cooked food. For students of class 2 and above, the school has a cafeteria and children have an option of procuring food from there.

 

11. What is the curriculum strength of Pre Nursery?

At the compact and caring environment of the Pre Nursery campus, G.D. Goenka La Petite follows the Montessori Method of education combined with Gardner's Multi Intelligence Theory.
The Programs available at the two Pre Nursey Campuses at Malibu Town and Dlf Phase 2 with age criteria as on 31.03.2107 are:-

Pre Nursery: 2+ yrs            Play Group: 18+ months

Toddler: 12+ months          Day Care till 6:00 pm

 

12. How does the school insure that individual attention is provided to each child?

In order to ensure that individual attention is provided to each child, the school maintains a healthy student teacher ratio of 1:8 at the Pre Nursery level.

 
13. What does a child set to gain upon entering into G.D. Goenka La Petite?
G.D. Goenka La Petite is the Pre Nursery wing of GDGPS, Sector 48, Gurgaon. Children from G.D Goenka La Petite will have a smooth and seamless transition into Nursery at the Sector 48 campus, thus securing their education up to the senior secondary level.