Academics & Assessments

  • Equitas Gurukul adopts a block-wise structure to ensure appropriate pedagogical interventions and resource allocations for effective implementation of the Gurukul holistic curriculum.

  • The classes are categorised as

    • Block 1: LKG & UKG

    • Block 2: Class I – Class II

    • Block 2: Class III – V

    • Block 3: Class VI – VIII

    • Block 4: Class IX – XII

Learning through their natural experiences

  • Thematic lesson plans that integrate learning through reading, writing and arithmetic, along with personal, social and emotional development skills, incorporating arts and play.
  • Every day, the tiny tots enjoy 6 hours of school time, training them for school readiness.
  • A typical kindergarten day consists of circle time, morning assembly, focused play learning – for literacy and numeracy, free play – sand and water play, clay molding, play dough, scribbling, storytelling, games, rhymes, and art.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Every child is unique.
  • Children learn through positive relationships.
  • They learn and develop well in good learning environments and establish a good connection between school and home. 
  • Activity and play-based learning are mapped to the needs of the child.  
  • Children learn English, Tamil, Hindi, Math, EVS, Computer Science, and Physical Education.
  • Students are provided with opportunity for Playing, Learning and Creative Expression.
  • Students are engaged with different learning styles, benefiting Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic learners.
  • Children in this block learn English, Tamil, Maths, Science, Social Science, Computer Science and Physical Education as their main subjects.
  • The co-scholastic activities are music, dance, communicative English, yoga, arts and crafts, life skill education and transcendental meditation.
  • Concept clarity is provided with visual, aural and kinesthetic (activity-based) teaching methods.
  • Students are oriented periodically on health and hygiene practices and personal safety – good touch and bad touch, as outlined by the POCSO act.
  • Concept clarity is provided by in-depth learning in knowledge, understanding and application.
  • Innovative teaching methods that involve the whole class interaction.
  • Subject integration and flip class models are used to make learning more relevant to students. 
  • Research and project-based approaches promote sustained learning.
  • Along with core subjects, the children are also being taught life skill education, yoga, communicative English and physical education.
  • Awareness sessions for protection of children from sexual abuse at home and at school (POCSO act).
  • Innovative teaching methods that include peer-learning, project-based learning, case studies, research methodologies, flipped class models and multimedia presentations, ensure interest and engagement of the senior students of the school.
  • Goal-setting is a key activity for students of this block. 
  • Competent, well-experienced and result-oriented teachers deliver lessons.
  • Gifted students and progressive learners are imparted appropriate special coaching.
  • Recreational activities through games, library periods and yoga classes.
  • School provides the students with healthy snacks, milk or tea during special classes.
  • Special programs on gender sensitivity, personal hygiene, sex education and the POCSO act are periodically conducted to ensure that students are safe and healthy at all times.

All Gurukuls implement the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) assessment model as guided by the Tamil Nadu State Education Department for classes I – VII.

  •  The academic year consists of three terms: 
    • Term 1: June to September
    • Term 2: October to December
    • Term 3: January to April
  • Each term has two formative assessments FA (a), FA (b) and one summative assessment.
  • The term-end exams shall be in September, December and April.
  • The co-scholastic areas assessed are physical education, life skills, attitudes and values, and health and wellness education.
  • The school conducts orientations for parents every term to create awareness for happy and healthy learning by encouraging rather than comparing.