>> FAQ'S

1. Why does my child need to go to a preschool?

It is scientifically proven that 90% of the development of the brain takes place in the first six years of human life. Right inputs provided at the right time and in the right sequence during the early years, can go a long way in enabling the child to fulfill its inherent potential. A preschool plays a pivotal role in giving the right direction to the child's development. Preschool is about -

  • Helping the child to socialise, as in a preschool he gets to interact with other children of his age group
  • Inculcating the right values in an appropriate manner
  • Imparting life skills to improve a child's personality
  • Developing mental and logical mind of child as a good preschool involves brainstorming concepts like sequencing, sorting, matching, counting, etc
  • Helping a child to grow holistically
  • Preparing the child for formal school
2. What to look for in a preschool?

A preschool is the first educational experience for a child. It is here that these young minds are nurtured and nourished to enable a rapid growth in both the intellectual and physical abilities of a child. Therefore, while selecting the right preschool for your child, you need to do an extensive research. Undergo the following exercise in every school you shortlist for your child:

You should do an extensive research about the existing preschools in a radius of 5 kilometers of your home. Undergo the following exercise in every school you shortlist for your child:

  • Always take a walk in the preschool and experience it personally with your child
  • Share your concerns and expectations with the school counselor and see whether she is able to satisfy your inquisitiveness
  • See whether your child appears comfortable in the environment, has developed a liking for the school and wants to explore more

Few benchmarks that will help you identify a good preschool are as follows:

  • The curriculum should be stimulating and focused on holistic development of a child
  • Apart from academics, there should be multiple activities for overall development of child like yoga, storytelling, dance, music, gymnastics, etc
  • Classrooms should be clean, well ventilated, and have appropriate furniture
  • Ensure that the school is conscious about the safety of children
  • School follows highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • The teachers are well qualified and hold relevant experience. The school is conscious about further honing the skills of its team
  • Parents are an integral part of the school. There are regular parent teacher meetings, workshops for parents, etc
  • Schools offers platform to kids to demonstrate their learning
  • The school management is serious about the quality of education
3. What is adult to child ratio?

At 'The Nurtuary' the ratio is 1:10. Such a low ratio means that children are able to feel secure in a small group size, rather than feel lost in a large class. It also means that the teacher is able to give individual attention to the needs of each child, and is constantly aware of each child's requirements.

4. What are the safety precautions you take for my child?

The Nurtuary follows the highest standards of safety. Please refer to the section 'Care, safety & Hygiene' under How we deliver.

5. How is your curriculum different from other preschools?

The Nurtuary is member of International Preschool Curriculum (IPC), a global leader in developing research based curriculum. Headquartered in the United States, the IPC's objective and research based curriculum meets the standards set by state departments and accreditation organizations from around the world. The IPC is aligned to NAEYC, USA standards and other accreditation agencies. Our curriculum consists of encompass six areas of learning areas explained above under heading 'Our curriculum' We have made an effort to create a teaching program that suits our Indian ethos and at the same time offers holistic education to meet international standards. Our curriculum is evolving and progressive. The teaching methodology is not restricted by the rigidity of one particular stream of thought of teaching, but is flexible enough to allow experimentation and improvisation for new ideas to shape up.

6. Why do you have facilitators at 'The Nurtuary'?

A teacher's role is to teach child through instructions. A facilitator's role is to facilitate the child to learn. She creates a learning environment where children acquire knowledge based on exploration. She is a friend, philosopher and guide in true sense, leading the student from fear to courage, from ignorance to enlightenment and from indifference to compassion.

7. Is there a play area available?

Yes, we have both indoor and outdoor play area. It is equipped with many different toys, swings, slides, a splash pool and a large sand pit.

8. What is kind of support extended by 'The Nurtuary' in helping parents seek admission in formal schools?

With the advent of admission season, we constantly keep our parents informed about the timelines of admissions in formal schools and latest development of rules and regulations related to the admission process. We also provide information about lists and ratings of schools in Tri-city, their criteria for admissions, upcoming deadlines, counsel parents about best options available and give personalised letter of recommendation, if need be.

9. Is daycare facility available?

Yes we have an extended daycare facility available. Please contact the school office for more details.

10. How does 'The Nurtuary' maintain consistent quality standards?

Quality compliance is a regular feature at 'The Nurtuary'. It is prevalent across all domains right from:

  • Academics
  • Facilitators/Teachers
  • Support staff
  • Cleanliness
  • Safety
  • Hygiene

The quality standards are ensured through regular assessments based on various parameters. We are always on the vigil to ensure that all the laid guidelines of delivering curriculum are being strictly met with. Individual assessment plans are made for respective individuals highlighting on the areas of strength, weaknesses and the areas needing improvement. Targets are set to achieve the goals in a given span of time. All the facilitators & support staff without exception are required to undergo regular training programs.

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We are very thankful to you, The Nurtuary! Teachers are very kind and cooperative with children. Children learn & are happy in school.

Shaurya likes the extra co-curricular activities and loves outings arranged by the school.

It is nice to hear from kids at home about the things they learn in school. Thanks for the effort put in by the teachers .

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