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Teaching & Learning                                                                                                       Teaching & Learning

          Learning with Fun

          About 15% of the CMS student body is below
          the age of 6.
          The school environment is engaging and
          responsive to the child at each stage of his/her         In pre-primary years, CMS aims to develop
                                                                   perceptual, motor, cognitive and socio-
                                                                   emotional levels of a child, as the basis for
                                                                   readying him/her for school education, and for
                                                                   life in society.

                                                                   We create a happy environment for social
                                                                   contact with peers, and we deliberately create
                                                                   opportunities for young children to explore and
                                                                   learn through play, dance, music, drama, art,
                                                                   games and sports.
                                                                   We promote the development of creativity over
                                                                   memorization. English is taught through Fitzroy
                                                                   phonics, with spectacular results, with 4 and 5
                                                                   year olds doing early reading. Learners get some
                                                                   time on computers for colouring and drawing.

                                                                                                                                    Creative Arts                                                               “The senses, being

                                                                                                                                                                                                        the explorers of the world,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     open the way to knowledge.”
                                                                                                                                    To encourage creative arts such as theatre (drama) and
                                                                                                                                    dance from an early age, CMS provides opportunities                            – Dr Maria Montessori
                                                                                                                                    with well-trained and experienced teachers at every

                                                                                                                                    In energizing dance classes, CMS students are taught
                                                                                                                                    various classical dances like Kathak and Bharatnatyam,
                                                                                                                                    folk dance, as well as western genres like hip-hop,
                                                                                                                                    ballet, and jazz.


                                                                                                                                    Theatre and drama classes boost confidence in students
                                                                                                                                    as they learn public speaking skills, as well as creativity
                                                                                                                                    as students innovatively think up ways to decorate sets,
                                                                                                                                    make costumes, and get into character for role play.

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