29 Mar

Dear Parent,

Greetings from The Universal School!

We take immense pleasure in welcoming all our students and parents to an exciting and fruitful academic year offering quality learning experiences through the integration of technology and skills with values and attitudes in key learning areas.

Kindly note the following guidelines:

Parent Orientation:

An orientation session for parents is organized at the school as per the schedule given below:

Grades     Day/DateTime
Grades 8 to 10Friday, 15th March 2019 10 am to 11 am
Grades 1 to 4Saturday, 30th March 2019 11 am to 12 noon
Grades 5 to 7Saturday, 30th March 201912.30 pm to 1.30 pm


Presence of at least one parent is mandatory for the Parent Orientation.

School Timings:

Regularity is essential for an effective learning program. Students are required to report five minutes before the scheduled school timings. The school for Grades 1 to 10 commences at 8:00 am sharp. The school dispersal time is 3:00 pm.

Correspondence:

All circulars and important notifications will be sent by email and will be uploaded on the school website. Parents may communicate through the pages (Message from Parent) provided in the Almanac.

Daily Class Update:

Perfect harmony between home and school boosts the academic performance of the students. You will be receiving a daily class update by email about the child’s classroom learning in school.

Audio-Visual Teaching – Learning:

All classrooms are equipped with Audio-Visual learning systems for a stimulating and interactive learning experience.

Digital Education through Apple Devices:

Every learner is given an iPad for a particular lesson or an activity for a stipulated duration according to the curriculum plan. The ICT curriculum will be taught through Macbook Air computers.

Seesaw:

It is a digital tool to record the student’s learning experience through photographs and videos. The same will be shared with parents.

Partners in Education:

Students of Grades 1 to 8 will have weekly co-curricular sessions conducted by our education partners such as Shiamak Dance Education, Robotics, Raell Padamsee’s Academy of Creative Expression, Furtado’s School of Music and Fitkid.

Counselling and Research Department:

We provide equal opportunities to all students to succeed at school through a comprehensive, multifaceted and cohesive learning system. You may seek parenting guidance from our Counsellor and Special Educator for facilitating the age-appropriate developmental milestones of the child.

Assessment System:

The school follows a formative Progression Test Cycle to track and monitor student’s learning. The teachers devise strategies to improve their learning so as to help them progress, leading to their overall development.  Students of Grades 5 to 10 also have summative examinations at the end of every term.

Parent Teacher Meet:

Visiting Days are important for inquiring about the progress of your child. The Visiting Day schedule is given in the Almanac for your ready reference.

Snacks and Lunch:

Every student will be served a nutritious vegetarian snack. An optional lunch facility is also available.

School Almanac:

Please read the detailed Almanac uploaded on the school website and abide by all the rules and regulations of the school.

A printed shorter version of the almanac will be issued by the school which should be brought to school daily.

Dress Code:

Students must report to school dressed neatly in the complete School Uniform and Identity Card. Hair must be kept neat and clean; all hair accessories should be black for girls.

Successful kids and successful schools usually share a secret:

Supportive Parents! Here are some ways you can be involved in your child’s education.

  • The day starts well if your child has had adequate sleep and a good breakfast.
  • Make reading a daily habit and limit screen time.
  • Monitor your child’s progress. Please do not hesitate to contact the teachers to check with your child’s performance in the class.  
  • Attend school functions to encourage and motivate your child.

We thank you for your cooperation and continuous support.