The Sherwood Convent School in Gurgaon is affiliated to CBSE (CBSE Affiliation No.530205) and comes under the jurisdiction of the Panchkula region of the CBSE. The medium of instruction is English. The compulsory subjects are English, Hindi, Mathematics, General Science and Social Science for classes I to X and Computer Science for classes Nursery to X. Music, Dance, Art and Craft are taught from classes Pre-Nursey to X.
At plus two level English Core, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Physical Education, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Computer Science are offered in various combinations.
The pre-primary works with the ethos of expounding an enchanting world of fun and frolic for the students and lays the unfathomable base for an eternal learning process of life skills and learning.
A kaleidoscopic range of activities like drawing, colouring, cutting, tearing, pasting, clay work, music and singing, dance and story-telling are introduced to hone the hidden talents of the students through the play-way method.
A creative and innovative approach is the basis of the teaching in the primary classes where learning is catered through the hands-on experiences imparted through exposure to myriad activities in both the scholastic as well as co-scholastic areas. Relentless dedication is involved to develop the child’s analytical skills, an inquisitive mind and the communication skills with confidence.
Important transition takes place during these impressionistic years where the methodology followed is the extension of the momentum gained in the primary classes. Students learn best when they actively participate in the class and they feel valued when teachers encourage them to share their knowledge with their peers. Hence ample opportunities are given to the children to interact with one another through encouraged participation in various intra and inter school activities.
Academic teaching incorporates activities and experiment based learning programmes. A detailed and more comprehensive evaluation based on a grading system is done to display the students’ achievements of the learning objective.
The secondary and senior secondary classes follow the CBSE prescribed curriculum for their examination, following the broad guidelines set by the NCERT.
Career counselling is also given to the students to help them recognize their aptitude. Along with the scholastic programmes, students are guided to live with an attitude of gratitude by exposing them to extensive activities where individual qualities and aspirations surface to make them more responsible human beings.