FAQ'S

To which board is GWIS affiliated?

Greewnwood School is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education with affiliation number 430297. 


How many Pupils are accommodated in a typical classroom?

Our spacious classrooms can accomodate 30-40 pupils at a time but we maintain between 20-25 pupils per class. 

Our classrooms are spacious and each classroom has not more than 22 Pupils for the pre- primary and primary grade.

What is the Pupil – teacher ratio at GWIS?

We maintain a low Pupil Teacher ratio 12:1

 

What curriculum do you follow at GWIS?

GWIS believes in the concept of Balanced Schooling where there is an appropriate mix of academics, sports and co-curricular activities. The curriculum is designed to make the learning process enjoyable and stress free for the child. Till grade 7 it is the blended curriculum of C.B.S.E, I.G.C.S.E and IB. later on from grade 8 onwards the child has the rights to opt for any board.


How are the assessment & examination procedures at GWIS?

 

The GWIS learning methodology discourages rote learning completely. The backbone of our system is a structure of 'Pupil Performance Standards'. These are simple statements of competencies arranged in groups, which your child will be taught to fulfill and which are laid out subject-wise. GWIS follows the system of continuous assessment, a unique methodology for evaluating pupil performance. It comprises of Observation, Assessment of ongoing activity and written assignments through the year.

Since we firmly believe that no two children are alike, GWIS refrains from ranking or relatively grading children in progress cards. Instead parents are continuously updated on the monthly progress of their wards, clearly listing the skills acquired by them at the end of each monthly program while highlighting the strengths & weaknesses of the Pupil.

Are text books recommended by GWIS?

 

We, at GWIS believe that learning is a dynamic process and hence content has to be continuously upgraded to meet the demands of a changing world. Standard text books become redundant in an evolving world. Hence GWIS does not recommend text books in its curriculum. Instead our academic team has exclusively tailored worksheets for the Pupils of each grade based on the weekly teaching plans. In addition to this GWIS Library provides quality reading of reference books for its Pupils who desire to do so.

What are the co-curricular activities conducted by the school?

 

GWIS provide one of the best platforms to children in the area of co-curricular activities. Pupils are encouraged to participate in after-school club activities such as Music, dance, art and craft, theatre to name a few.

GWIS provides ample scope for Pupils to develop their potential in all kinds of sports activities. GWIS have huge playgrounds which includes facilities for football and cricket, Lawn Tennis & Basketball courts, aqua pool and indoor stadiums for table tennis, carom and floor ball. Pupils are also provided with professional training to excel in their sport of interest and emerge as champions.

What are the normal school hours at GWIS?

 

GWIS is a day school with school hours from 7.30am to 5:30 pm for the primary grades and from 7.30am to 12.30pm for the pre-primary Pupils..Normally Saturdays and Sundays are weekend holidays at GWIS.

Canteen facility is provided at GWIS where breakfast will be provided to the pre-primary pupils and breakfast and mid meal juice will be provided to primary pupils. Lunch is an optional facility available at GWIS. In keeping with its vision of healthy living for the children, GWIS has evolved a Nutrition Policy which emphasizes that parents should send the food as per the diet chart provided by the school -good and nutritious food for their children and refrain from fast foods, fried snacks or aerated drinks. Parents are requested to note that only vegetarian food is permitted at GWIS.

Do GWIS have their own canteen facilities and are there any restrictions on lunch packs carried to school by Pupils?

 

Lunch is an optional facility available at most GWIS, details of which can be obtained from individual schools. In keeping with its vision of healthy living for the children, GWIS has evolved a Nutrition Policy which emphasises that parents should send good and nutritious food for their children and refrain from fast foods, fried snacks or aerated drinks. Parents are requested to note that only vegetarian food is permitted at GWIS. In the safety interests of the Pupils, GWIS prohibit food delivered to the Pupils by private ‘Dabbawallahs’ or ‘Tiffin Boys’.

Do you provide transportation and at what cost?

 

Transport for Pupils is an optional facility offered by GWIS. The vehicles are enabled with a sophisticated Vehicle Tracking System made available to parents to locate their children during their journey. The transport charges differ from Pupil to Pupil based on the pickup point and logistical distance of the same from the school. You may contact the Transport Cell at the respective school for details on our transport policy and the applicable charges.

What is the school’s directive on uniforms?

 

At GWIS, we have uniforms designed by professional designers who have taken utmost care in ensuring comfort to the child while providing aesthetic quality to the designs. Uniforms are supplied from the school store prior to the commencement of a new academic year, dates for which are announced well in advance.

How can we obtain admission for our child at GWIS?

 

All GWIS will formally announce the commencement of the admission process during mid Jan / Feb. Advertisements in leading dailies will list the dates for issue and submission of application forms. Application forms are to be collected from the city office on the dates mentioned in the announcement. Details of the admission process and documents required are clearly mentioned in the brochure. On completion of admissions, the list of selected candidates will be communicated to the parent intimating the last date for payment of fees and other procedures.

Are children required to undergo written tests while seeking admissions to GWIS?

 

GWIS believes in an open policy on admissions and hence children are not subjected to entrance examinations. However for Pupils seeking admission directly to grade 1 or above, we do conduct a Skills Assessment Sessions which enables us to ascertain the milestones achieved by the child prior to entering GWIS.

What is the fees structure at GWIS?

 

GWIS follow a standard fee structure. The standard categories include:

Registration and Admission Fee paid once on enrolling into GWIS. Term Fees & Tuition Fees paid each year in two equal installments. Imprest Deposit paid once on enrolment for payment on account of specific events or excursions.


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