Academics

About VAV

Academics

Academic tenor

VAV School educates students from Kg to Grade 12 in CBSE curriculum. Our school is one which focuses not only on academic excellence but also in helping students develop their character, creativity, values, personal leadership and the spirit of enterprise necessary for them to best meet the challenges in the modern world.

PRESCHOOL

At VAV pre-school we work towards exploring the innate potential of each child and we foster learning enjoyable for children through thematic learning. Thematic learning helps the children to understand the concepts in a holistic way. Thematic learning develops the cognitive skills such as reading, thinking, and writing and allows creative exploration of the child.

KINDER GARTEN

In the KGs, a well researched and self made 360° Global Learning Curriculum is followed. Children get to learn their academics in various innovative methods so that everyday at VAV Kinder Garten is engaging and fun. Children engage in a lot of Indoor and outdoor activities as a part of their learning. Importance is given to multi-sensory learning so that every kind of learner is addressed.

PRIMARY SCHOOL (I – IV)

VAV School has implemented an award winning thinking centered learning program. This program is adopted to create a learning environment that delivers quality & holistic education for children to meet 21st century needs. This program is based on well-established Pedagogic elements such as Multiple Intelligence, HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills), Experimental project learning, activity based learning, language development, Communicative skills and value based social environment consciousness.

MIDDLE SCHOOL: (V – VIII STD)

We have integrated CBSE based activity centered learning which enable students to focus on self-directed and collaborative learning. Students are encouraged to be self-motivated and self-confident in their end through experimental, co-operative and participative learning. VAV school provides a strong foundation in core area of Reading, Writing, Academics, Physical Education, Music and Art. IIT foundation classes are offered for students from Class VI to X.

Subjects offered
• English
• Second language: Tamil
• Third language: Hindi
• Mathematics
• Science
• Social Science
• Computer Science
• General Knowledge

Assessment Pattern

Subjects TERM-1 (100 marks) (1st half of the session) 20 marks Periodic Assessment + 80 marks for Half Yearly Exam TERM-2 (100 marks) (2nd half of the session) 20 marks Periodic Assessment + 80 marks for Yearly Exam
Scholastic Areas: PA 20 marks Half Yearly Exam PA 20 marks Yearly Exam
• Language -1 - English
• Language -2 – Tamil
• Language -3– Hindi
• Mathematics
• Science
• Social Science
• GK
Periodic Test 10marks with syllabus covered till announcement of test dates by school Written exam for 80 marks with syllabus covered till announcement of Half Yearly exam dates by school Periodic Test 10 marks with syllabus covered till announcement of test dates by school Written exam for80 marks with syllabus coverage as below:
Co-Scholastic Areas: (3 point Grading Scale - A to C)
• Work Education
• Art Education
• Health & Physical Education
Note Book Submission 5 marks at term end.   Note Book Submission 5 marks at term end. Class VI: 10% of 1st term covering significant topics+ entire syllabus of 2nd term
• Discipline Sub Enrichment 5 marks at term end.   Sub Enrichment 5 marks at term end. Class VII: 20% of1st term covering significant topics+ entire syllabus of 2nd term Class VIII: 30% of1st term covering significant topics+ entire syllabus of 2nd term

SECONDARY and SENIOR SECONDARYSCHOOL: (IX to XII)

Classes from IX to XII are conducted as per the latest CBSE guidelines. Students are motivated to concentrate on Academics and co-curricular activities on a regular basis. Extra care is taken in the subjects of Science and Mathematics highly qualified faculty and well equipped laboratories. IIT – Integrated coaching is offered for classes XI and XII by well-trained and experienced faculty.

Subjects offered:

Class IX and X
Scholastic Areas:
• ENGLISH
• SECOND LANGUAGE: TAMIL (HINDI* - CONDITIONS APPLY)
• MATHEMATICS
• SCIENCE
• SOCIAL SCIENCE
Class XI and XII
English – Core (COMMON FOR ALL STREAMS)
STREAM 1 STREAM 2
PHYSICS PHYSICS
CHEMISTRY CHEMISTRY
MATHEMATICS MATHEMATICS
BIOLOGY BIOLOGY

Assessment Pattern - Class IX and X

Assessment

Co-scholastic Areas (On a 5 point Grading Scale – A to E):

• Work Education
• Art Education
• Health & Physical Education
• Discipline

Grading scale for scholastic areas: Grades are awarded on an 8- point grading scale as follows

MARKS RANGE GRADE
91 – 100 A1
81 – 90 A2
71 – 80 B1
61 – 70 B2
51 – 60 C1
41 – 50 C2
33 – 40 D
32 and Below E (FAILED)

CLASS XI and XII:

BOARD EXAMINATION* at the end of the Academic Year covering 100% of the prescribed syllabus. (* Class XI will have school based examination only)
SUBJECT THEORY PRACTICALS
ENGLISH 100 N/A
PHYSICS 70 30
CHEMISTRY 70 30
BIOLOGY 70 30
MATHEMATICS 100 N/A