Sankalp Open School for Specific Learning Disabilities Chennai
Managed by the Sankalp Trust, a non-profitable Charitable Trust, the Sankalp Open School for Specific Learning Disabilities in Chennai is a co-ed institute where academics is seamlessly combined with activities that develop vocational and social skills. Students learn in a safe environment on an environmentally-friendly campus.
In addition to spacious classrooms, the campus of Sankalp Open School for Specific Learning Disabilities in Chennai has a library, an auditorium, rooms for occupational therapy and training in various vocational skills, a well-equipped kitchen, safe play areas outdoors, a yoga gym, etc.
Qualified faculty at Sankalp Open School for Specific Learning Disabilities, Chennai has created a good teaching-learning ambiance with the use of occupational therapy, and multisensory teaching methods. The latter incorporates the optimal linking of visual, auditory, and tactile avenues to learn and understand concepts. Remedial teachers are present as well to provide individual attention to a student to successfully overcome learning difficulties.
In order to get an insight into a student's skills and personality, a few verbal, non-verbal, formal, and informal assessment tests are done.
The formal academic curriculum includes the subjects of English, General Math, Practical Math, Science, and Social Studies. The final year students appear for the Secondary Exams/Senior Secondary Exams, as applicable, under the Board of the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). For the NIOS exam, only English is the compulsory language. Some of the NIOS subjects that a student can opt for include-
- Data Entry
- Business Studies
- Home Science
- Baking and Confectionery
- Mass Communication
The co-curricular activities at Sankalp Open School for Specific Learning Disabilities, Chennai help the student to strengthen motor skills, sharpen the mind, gain visual acuity, develop good posture, improve handwriting, etc. Some of the activities include music and dance, art and theatre, cookery, and retail management. There are activities associated with physical fitness as well. Workshops and interactions with eminent people from the fields of education, Fine Arts, management, and so on are scheduled from time to time. Excursions and field trips are also organized.
Students in the age group of 12 to 18 years get practical training in textiles, cooking, planning a nutritious diet, maintaining a budget, etc.
While parents can make inquires for admission to Sankalp Open School for Specific Learning Disabilities, Chennai at any time during the year, the formal process of admission starts between the months of January to April. A child can be admitted to school from the age of four. To know the school fee, parents should contact the school office.
School timings: 9 a.m. to 3.10 p.m.
Address: Sankalp Open School for Specific Learning Disabilities - 6, East Club Road, Shenoy Nagar, Opp. Vadivudai Amman Koil, Chennai - 600 030, Tamil Nadu.
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