A considerable emphasis is given on practical work and projects developed by students with the help of their respective teachers on topics related to Social Studies, Science and Computer Studies.
Students have access to computers for educational purpose as well as for training in skillful usage of computers.School has proper computer Lab along with relevant applications installed .
Extra ordinary emphasis on learning of the English language is given realizing fully that proficiency in the language is a must for achievement at all educational levels.
Special emphasis is also given on the teaching of the Urdu language as this helps to build a strong sense of belonging to our cultural roots in the child.
Special Classes of Easy Urdu and Advance English
Special Classes of Easy Urdu are arranged for Pakistani students who return to the country after a long stay abroad. Students with foreign passport and not desirous of taking Urdu as a compulsory subject, are given the choice of taking “Advance English” instead of Urdu.
Islamic Studies, Religious Knowledge and Ethics
Considerable emphasis is placed on the religious education and moral development of the students. Unlike most English medium schools, The Play School ensures the protection of Pakistani culture and its social and moral values. The subject of Ethics is offered to non-Muslim Students in place of Islamic Studies.
Educational Psychologists associated with the The Play School take good care of the development of curriculum and teachers’ training programmes. They are also members of the BOG and advise on administrative and academic matters.
Guidance and Counselling
Guidance and Counselling is provided to the students and parents by qualified psychologists and educational counsellors. This helps children overcome any problems or worries they might face, find clear direction, set reasonable goals and target high achievements in life.
Parents Teachers Meeting (PTM)
Parents Teachers Meetings are regularly arranged and are considered highly importance. The formal meetings are arranged before and after Term exams and autumn tests. However, the parents are encouraged to be constantly in touch with the teachers and the principal regarding the progress of their children. Parents are expected to review their children’s papers and discuss their problems and difficulties with the teachers.
The library has been fully refurbished with a variety of books on different subjects. Students are encouraged to use the library regularly. There is a compulsory library period once a week in which children are expected to select a book of their choice and read it. This helps in developing good reading habit in children. A trained librarian is always present to help children in the selection of the books.
A non-transferable library card is issued to students of class 1 onward. One book can be issued against this card at a time. The book has to be returned within a week. In case the book is lost or damaged, it has to be replaced or the payment has to be made by the student. In case the card is lost, a duplicate is issued with a fine.
A unique system of “Class Library” has been maintained in the school where students keep and read books by mutual exchange.
First Aid arrangements
A first aid box is maintained to meet the requirements of minor ailments / problems that may occur during the school time.
The book shop provides course books, notebooks, stationery, uniform and school badges at competitive rates.
Snacks, tea, juices and soft drinks are available in the Canteen where efforts are made to ensure that basic hygiene and cleanliness are met.
Transport facilities can be arranged for at the request of parents through private transporters.
Unauthorized persons are not allowed to enter the school premises. Similarly, parents or other family members cannot visit a class room or meet any student or teacher directly. This is considered absolutely important not only for the security and safety of the students but also for an uninterrupted effective learning process in the class room.