Following are some frequently asked questions by parents pertaining to academics, admissions,
extracurricular activities, and other miscellaneous topics:
What is the age criterion for entry into Nursery, Lower Kindergarten and Upper Kindergarten?
Nursery: Two and a half (2.5) years or above
Lower Kindergarten (K1): Three (3) years or above as on 31st March of the relevant year
Upper Kindergarten (K2) : Four (4) years or above as on 31st March of the relevant year.
Note: The promotion to K1 will be subject to the child having attained the age of three (3) or more as on 31st March of the relevant year. If not, the child will continue in Nursery and will get promoted to K1 in the next academic year
What curriculum does SNS Academy offer?
SNS Academy offers CBSE
How many terms are there in an academic year?
There are two (2) semesters/terms in one academic year.
When does the academic year commence?
The academic year for all grades commences in the month of April.
Are students required to carry bags to school?
Students are required to carry books as required, according to the day's timetable. The school provides a locker facility for students, wherein they can store their books and other belongings.
Are students given Assignments?
Homework is an integral part of teaching and serves to further reinforce what has been taught in class. Homework will be minimal and not stressful.
Will there be any enrichment classes in school?
Yes, enrichment classes are a part of the daily school timetable.
What are the languages offered in SNS Academy?
All mainstream classes are conducted using English as the medium of instruction. Hindi, Tamil and French are offered as options for second language and third language.
What co-curricular activities are organized by the SNS Academy?
SNS Academy conducts a wide range of co-curricular activities. Click the links below for details School Blocks, Laborotries, Sports Complex
Is there any additional charge for students to undertake extra or co curricular activities?
There is no additional charge for participation in extra or co-curricular activities (exception being Tennis). It is all inclusive in the fees except Tennis coaching.
What options will the school offer for the third language?
A three language programme is a feature of SNS Academy school. The school offers a choice of three languages to choose as a third language: Hindi, Tamil and French.
Does the school encourage inter-house and inter-school competitions?
SNS Academy's unique teaching methodology facilitates holistic development and all-round character building of a child. SNS Academy organizes a host of sports and extra-curricular events. Inter-house and inter-school level competitions are held throughout the academic year, to foster the spirit of healthy competition and sportsmanship amongst students.
Are educational excursions a part the school's academic calendar?
Yes, excursions and educational trips are a part of the active learning process at SNS Academy.. These will be organized on a regular basis as indicated on the school calendar.
School Practices & Facilities
What are the regular school timings?
School timings are as follows:
Kindergarten to Grade IX – 8.45 am to 4.20 pm.
Does the school provide transport for students?
The school has an efficient transport system in place equipped with air conditioner for students who need to avail of the facility.
How do most children travel to and from school each day?
Majority of the children have opted for the school bus which is a popular and convenient means of transport. The parents residing closer to school, some parents drop off their children on their way to and from work.
Does the school provide food for students?
The school has a well equipped hygiene kitchen to prepare food for the students. Students those who opted for school food are provided with Morning Breakfast, Morning Milk/Juice, Lunch, Evening Snacks with Milk.
What are the sports facilities provided by the school?
SNS Academy has a strong infrastructure in place to facilitate and support sports activities. The campus is equipped with world-class facilities for tennis, table tennis, badminton, Swimming pool, Basket ball, Throw ball, and Volley ball, Skating, Cricket and Football.
Does the school have a child counselor?
Yes, the school has a child counselor who is professionally trained to understand empathies and discuss any problem or situation with children. All discussions with the counselors are strictly confidential.
What is the best way to pay tuition fees?
The preferred way of paying tuition fee is using RTGS, Cash or Demand draft.
Faculty and Parent-teacher interaction
Do teachers undergo any professional development workshop?
Teachers undergo training courses and workshops on a regular basis, in order to enhance their professional skills. Workshop for teachers is given a high degree of importance at SNS Academy, as teachers undergo a minimum 80 hours of training programme in one year.
What are the teachers' qualifications?
The teaching faculty at SNS Academy is highly qualified and professional. Each teacher has secured a Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) as a minimum qualification. Our teachers also hold Post Graduate and Doctoral degrees.
How often are Parent Teacher Meetings (PTMs) conducted?
PTMs are conducted twice in a year.
Is there any other way to interact with teachers, other than a PTM?
SNS Academy considers parents as partners in the education process and parents are free to meet teachers, with prior appointment, as and when necessary after school hours. Prior appointment should be sought from school office. Parents are always free to give your suggestions through the school diary, which will be responded within 48 hours.