Extra School @ Hill Grange
Outside the classroom too, Gill Grange offers a whole new experience.
Recreation facilities that interest today's
Health, fitness and outdoor activities.
A mix of tradition and modern extra-curricular activities that
promote all-round development.
Self-reliance and independence through gaining
practical knowledge of routine chores...and much more.
Music is a compulsory activity for all students in order to inculcate
appreciation for music of all forms. Students are encouraged to take up any
instrument of choice ( Western or Indian ) or singing. Students not inclined
towards any particular instrument would be taught Music Appreciation ad
subject. This subject spans history of Music, Comparative studies of
different forms of music and Histories of Famous Musicians.
Students are taken to concerts on weekends as an incentive and off-site
Theatre and Drama
Drama classes originally commence with play readings, and viewing of famous
theatrical productions. Dramatics as a compulsory activity is tied in with
Music lessons while working on in-house productions.
Drama Clubs are encouraged, and play readings held over the weekends. This
gets even the non-actors involved and interested. On a regular basis though,
two hours a week are set apart for this activity.
This activity is aimed at building the students' communication skills and to
help them gain self-confidence and over come stage fear. Voice it Sessions
take the form of debates, prepared and unprepared talk, group discussions
and poetry recitation. Once a term this forum is used to review Disciplinary
A well equipped Art Room encourages children to produce interesting and
varied art and design work. They are presented with a wide range of media
and techniques to develop their confidence and skills in areas such as
drawing, painting, pottery, model making and sculpture.
A compulsory activity, this teaches students a certain level of
self-sufficiency and independence. Projects are in the form of simple piece
of work (say sewing a button, darning a tear on his shirt/ trouser).
Every student is taught a working knowledge of first aid, with credits
being given for those found applying their knowledge in daily situations.
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