Each classroom houses a large area and is designed such that every student gets the teacher’s maximum individual attention. There are over 20 classrooms for regular teaching alone and a number of other rooms like the Audio-Visual rooms and Resource rooms to facilitate better learning. Well-ventilated with huge windows, they offer the right atmosphere for learning. The white boards and bulletin boards placed at vantage points, make learning easier and interesting. The strength of each class is kept at a manageable level and comfortable furniture adds to the ambience of the classroom.
Audio Visual Rooms
The audio-visual room is extensively used by the faculty and students to make presentations. To ensure long-term retention of what is taught, the school uses Power Point presentations and the Smart Board to hone student skills and encourage student-teacher interactions.
Computer Aided teaching sessions hold a special place at Ridge, which give our students the winning edge in a competitive world. Students have the pleasure of learning various topics with the help of computers. A research-oriented approach is encouraged and frequent analysis of projects helps students to orient themselves with the rapidly changing requirements of the world outside.
Art and Craft
The art room at Ridge, helps to unleash the creative streak in students and the soothing ambience makes it a much sought after room. Art plays a vital role in the all-round development of the students towards moulding the thought process and values of life.
The Art Department at Ridge, is committed to the cause of nurturing creative thinking and artistic growth, through inspirational instruction and a structured, goal-oriented curriculum. Creativity is an inborn quality in children. Teachers guide and encourage them to explore and exhibit their hidden talent and artistic potential from the budding stages to develop as blooming artists.
Art Education at the Primary school level is based on encouraging the students to explore drawing skills, understand the theory of colours and colouring concepts and get acquainted with the usage of various colouring materials, while practicing the art of blending colours.
The core activity at the Secondary School level is designed to enhance the visual knowledge of perspective drawings, to produce skillful 2D and 3D sketches and illustrations with creative applications of pencil, colour and paint techniques.
The designing skill is evident in the various posters, props and models created for all annual events and fests, displaying an artistic touch of excellence.
Computer education is an integral part of the curriculum at Ridge School. The state-of the art computer laboratories with over 60 systems is very popular among the students. Students are trained to learn the latest software applications and programming languages. The school offers computer education from Class 1 to Class 10. Highly qualified teachers impart the knowledge of computers and fully equip the students for the challenges of the computer age.
A dedicated broadband Internet connection in the lab provides Internet access to source websites for educational materials. Computer sessions and Internet access are monitored and supervised by computer teachers who aid and guide the children through the sessions.
The Science Labs at Ridge School, provide an atmosphere of experiencing and learning science.
The Science labs also provide an open environment for students to experiment and do research work. Under the professional guidance and assistance given by our science teachers, students are also encouraged to exhibit their innovative powers by developing samples and models.
All the labs are highly sophisticated and fully equipped to meet the curriculum requirements for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. We have separate individual labs for these three subjects.
The state of the art equipment for Physics allows students to perform experiments and study various principles and laws.
The facilities and wide range of chemicals and apparatus allow the students a hands-on experience in learning Chemistry.
There are numerous preserved biological specimens to observe and study, widening the exposure of students to the world of Biology.
A well-equipped Math Lab at Ridge, provides students with the opportunity to have fun with numbers.
It creates a challenging atmosphere for students to put their mathematical abilities to test and enhances their analytical reasoning and lateral thinking through various games and activities. We instill and develop the observation skills among students to derive formulae.
In the Math Lab, games are organized, models made, quizzes conducted, projects exhibited. Thus, the complete learning process is done through practical means.
For Classes 1 to 8, experiments are done based on the concepts dealt in the syllabus. Various kits are designed and they are used to derive the formulae. For Classes 9 and 10, students work on 20 different math experiments, which are specified by the NCERT syllabus. They are also assessed on the Math Lab activities.