These days every single person is familiar with the word-computer. In fact modern world will be incomplete without computers and their applications. Keeping this in mind G.K Public School is giving more importance to Information Technology. G.K has a well equipped Computer Lab with 21 computers and well qualified teachers who are always ready to make the students understand the subject practically and theoretically.
The contents include the basics Information Technology, Information Processing Tools, Office Tools, HTML and XML with special sections on IT applications and the societal impacts of IT. Under Office Tools, Word Processing, Presentation tools, Spreadsheets and Database Management are dealt with in details.
As examples of Operating Systems and Office tools, we have taken MS Windows (MS Windows XP) and MS Office (MS Office 2003/2007/2008 version).
In G.K there are different laboraties present like physics chemistry and biology Starting with the classifications of plant and animal life, children move on to the more complex concepts of structure, function and interrelationships of living organisms. Studies of plants and animals and physical sciences are integrated with the study of the solar system and the earth’s place within it. Simple experiments demonstrate electricity, magnetism, gravity, light and other principles of physics and chemistry.
Visual / Performing Arts
Drawing and painting are an essential part of classroom work for all children. Often words and writing go hand-in-hand with drawing. Music and dramatics are also a vital part of the programme.
Children of this age have a great interest in the structure of language and need to express themselves through creative writing. Independent and group reading, comprehension exercises, creative composition and research writing, spelling, grammar, punctuation and handwriting are daily activities. In addition to English, Hindi and Kannada are also taught.
The desire to learn more about numbers and numerical relationships motivates the child to develop computation skills as well as an understanding of money, time, measurement, geometry and algebra. Further study of the combinations and special laws of the decimal system leads to exploration of other base systems. Students then progress to more abstract problem solving.
Beginning with simple identification of landforms, bodies of water, continents, countries and capitals, student’s progress to map reading and discussion of geopolitical concepts.
Research projects, timelines and discussions bring to life prehistoric eras, the evolution of early people and achievements of different cultures. The goal is an understanding of the relationships between history and contemporary society.