INFRASTRUCTURE

Classrooms : At SIS, the classrooms are spacious, vibrant, child friendly, print rich and well lit. Whether it be the gleaming number line on the wall, the colourful craft work strung across the class, or even bulletin boards, each part of the class contributes to the learning experience of the child. The furniture in each classroom is child friendly and safe. The housekeeping staff on duty on each floor ensures that cleanliness in the classroom is maintained at all times.

Smart Boards Supported By Tata Class Edge : Meet Technology, the presiding member of the SIS classroom. Technology in Education is a buzzword today. We have been successful in bringing technology to our classrooms with the introduction of interactive Whiteboards or Smart Boards. These allow students to interact with the lesson content while allowing teachers to integrate a range of resources with their lessons. Technology can be a great way to enable active learning and can be used to learn on one’s own or to collaborate with others. The classroom transforms into an interactive forum for sharing experiences among students, thus helping in widening their analytical faculties.

The School library is a learning resource center in the widest sense as it houses information resources, expansive reading material and digital data with internet access. The library is well stocked with a wide collection of books on a variety of subjects.

The school library fosters the development of life-long learning abilities and love for reading in the students. It also provides teachers with instructional material and professional resources.

Global warming, climate change, , depletion of ozone layer, and increase in air pollution are few of the problems from which our environment is suffering. Amid concerns over rising pollution the school management has taken effective preventive measures by installing:-

  • Regulated air- conditioning
  • Aeroguard Air Purifier
  • RO Water Purifier

Our association with a reputed hospital ensures that we are able to conduct complete medical check-up of students during the academic year by a panel of doctors, as well as provide first class medical services in case of an emergency.

We also have a wellness centre with full-time qualified nurses for minor complaints.

The campus has a computer laboratory accessible to students during school hours with advanced infrastructure in terms of hardware and software to cater to the requirements of the students, teachers and the curriculum. Students get a chance to gain familiarity with Software Technology and are also able to do comprehensive research for their projects and presentations. Teachers constantly monitor the students’ stations to ensure that undesirable sites are not explored.

The Chemistry lab is well equipped with apparatus and always has sufficient stock of chemicals to perform various experiments and projects as prescribed in CBSE curriculum. The Chemistry laboratory is designed keeping in mind all the statutory norms and safety standards. It is well ventilated as well as spacious. It has some of the most accurate digital measuring instruments required for measuring chemicals. Separate place for storing chemicals and work tables with acid proof tiles makes it highly safe for the students to perform experiments.

The Physics lab is equipped with sufficient apparatus required by students in various experiments and for their extended experimentation in projects. The experiments related to various topics in Physics can be performed from the elementary to the most sophisticated level.

Biology lab of the school provide all the facilities to the students where they can study their subject with hands on experience. It is well lit and spacious.. Precision instruments, charts and models make learning fun and effective. This is a place where our students are given a chance to ‘discover’ before they are ‘told’. Children have the liberty to make models and projects by availing lab facilities.

At SIS,the Mathematics laboratory is a place where students can experiment and explore patterns and ideas. It is the place to enjoy mathematics through informal exploration. The Maths Lab provides an opportunity for the students to discover Mathematics through the methodology of ‘Learning by Doing’. Many of the activities present a problem or a challenge, with the possibility of generating further challenges and problems. The activities help students to visualize, manipulate and reason.

The ‘Visual Arts’ Room where expression of creativity and imagination are given wings. It is an outlet for individual thought, visualization and exploration of inner creativity, expression of imagination and interpretation of ideas, events and environment.

The endeavour is to infuse a sense of aesthetic appreciation in each child, an ability to enjoy and appreciate beauty. The elaborate Art Studio with the skilled faculty guide the children to achieve finesse through numerous techniques.

Schooling at Somerville International School goes beyond the classrooms into the wider creative world outside. Apart from a keen focus on academics, various creative activities are taught that engage the mental and intellectual faculties of our students.

Music and Dance, both Indian and Western are offered to our students. They also learn instruments like the keyboard and the guitar. Learning Tabla and Kathak allow them to gain valuable knowledge of our rich traditions and heritage. Confidence building, personality development and artistic skill are taught to our students, who delve into the artistic details with great enthusiasm and eagerness to learn. The pursuit of such creative activities adds another meaningful dimension to school life.

At SIS, Sports training is imparted to the students in order to inculcate in them a feeling of team spirit, self discipline and a spirit of general well-being. Every student participates in a Sports Activity of his/her choice. A well defined syllabus for sport of their choice, enables them to pursue with interest, the game to their liking. The school is constantly committed to providing excellent opportunities. The school has state-of-the-art sports infrastructure. This includes-

  • Basketball Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • Badminton Court
  • Cricket Ground
  • Football Ground
  • Track for Athletic Events.

Another significant feature that is being extensively utilized as an integral domain of display at the school are the two Multipurpose Halls, where a wide spectrum of indoor activities are conducted. Each hall is the centre of considerable activities and has facilities for indoor games, dramatics and musical performances.

They are used for seminars, lectures, teacher enhancement programmes, orientations, creative presentations & personality development programmes. They also serve as a venue for different curricular and co- curricular activities may it be, divinity, music, dance etc.

Our school runs a number of CNG buses plying to parts of Noida, and New Delhi. Each bus is air-conditioned and is equipped with Global Positioning System device, CCTV cameras, first-aid kit and fire extinguishers. Teachers and trained support staff ensure safety and security of the children in the buses.

For our School Management, the safety and security of students are of paramount importance. To ensure that our students are safe, secure at all times, we have –

  • 24 hours security at the school premises.
  • Installed CCTVs around the school and in the classes.
  • State of the art fire safety equipment on our premises.
  • Trained and monitored housekeeping staff on duty inside washroom areas and on each floor.
  • A complete first-aid kit and fire safety equipment in our CNG school buses.
  • Issued I-cards for students which they must wear at all times in the school as well as on school trips.
  • Issued parent I-cards which must be shown at the time of pick-up either from the school or the bus-stop.

The school has implemented QUICKSCHOOL e-Care Services. This is a student portal on the school website. The portal is used to upload the assignments/worksheets for the students. Parents are informed through this portal on regular basis about the student’s homework, class test etc. The absentees names are always send to their parents through text messages.