Thank you for your interest in Shivaani Vidhyaa Mandir (SVM). As your child's Principal, I take full responsibility for leading SVM and guiding all those who are engaged in providing your child with the best learning environment and growth opportunities.
As an educator, I understand the importance of fostering personal resourcefulness and integrity, a sense of social responsibility, and a lifelong appreciation of learning through an innovative, socially and emotionally supportive, and academically challenging program.
Your child's ability to be whatever they want and dream to be is a responsibility we carry together. So, even as we nurture visionaries who will create and encourage progressive change, our pedagogical and curricular philosophies embrace multicultural perspectives and our committed faculty and administration strive to create a School that will stand as a model for high academic standards and the spirit of inquiry. We are here to encourage friendliness and mutual respect and enable each student to build self confidence to achieve and exceed their potential.
I encourage you to read this Prospectus and learn more about Shivaani Vidhyaa Mandir.
Please feel free to contact us, at any time, with questions or for more information.
In PURSUIT Of Academic EXCELLENCE Academic study lies at the heart of Shivaani Vidhyaa Mandir(SVM). The Management believes in giving every student an opportunity to make the most of their abilities through a combination of excellent teaching, an inspirational learning environment and by enabling students to take significant responsibility. Learning at SVM is a dynamic individual and group process aided by student and staff engagement, target setting, risk taking, reflection and passion.
The school strives to provide a culture of intellectual curiosity, a supportive environment and a rounded education, rich in extracurricular activities and opportunities, which facilitates the acquisition of life skills and encourages both participation and individual excellence- both within and beyond the classroom
The School follows the CBSE based syllabus In addition to the prescribed curriculum the school offers cognitive development learning programs catering to students with mixed abilities. The teaching programs are tailored to ensure a broad and balanced education besides providing a wide range of educational experiences that concentrates on breadth of knowledge to create a thirst for lifelong learning. This is further strengthened by cross-curricular links, educational visits and field trips.
At the Nursery level, the focus is on active learning modules that promote cognitive development even as it lays an academic and social foundation for the future life experiences. Activities are planned to develop emotional, personal and social skills, healthy habits, basis science, math, discovery, physical play, coordination skills, languages and plenty of creative exercises.
The primary School focuses on building a strong foundation for all aspects of learning, and developing skills necessary for school success. The emphasis is on literacy and math within a context of multi--disciplinary curriculum and in getting to know the students well. The activities and teaching help in building familiarity with classroom routines and structures besides creating a sense of community within the classroom.
The middle school lays the foundation for integrated learning and fosters multiple intelligence on the student. The curriculum here combines a range of pedagogies, methodologies, skills, content and the meaningful infusion, imaginative projects and assessments. SVM lays a strong and purposeful emphasis on core subjects- Science, Math, Technology, Computing and Social and health education. And also provides various entrepreneurial activities towards business education....
The curriculum becomes rigorous gradually but the guidance, interactive modules and hands-on training makes it easy for the students to cope up. The classroom practice is student-centered and appropriate homework activities at periodic intervals, interspersed with projects, seminars and interactive sessions help consolidate learning across all areas. Essential questions devised by teachers but also generated by students are set in the context of personal relevance and academic perspectives.
The curriculum is strategically aligned to outline the essential knowledge and skills that all students need to get ready for college and careers. Highly interactive individualized math program, an inter-disciplinary approach to literacy, writing and social studies,financial basis and lab-driven study of science besides active engagement n the practices of science, engineering and finance. Technology plays and important part in learning and some modules include pre-packaged lessons with interactive tutorials to prepare students for technological opportunities.
The School understands that a student can face temporary learning difficulties- due to sickness or absence or due to genuine comprehension issues. Additional support is hence available to enable successful learning.
The Curriculum embeds spiritual, moral, social and cultural experiences to give students an enormous edge in their personal and professional futures.
SVM is committed to promote service as an integral element of its curriculum to help students develop a sense of responsibility for their community and become empowered citizens who critically engage with the world around them. Our goal is to integrate knowledge and understanding with compassion and social responsibility.
SVM offers a leadership curriculum that is research based and designed to promote interpersonal and interpersonal development. This enrichment program focuses on nurturing leadership potential and in developing skill sets to empower students for real world challenges regular mentoring and coaching is also provided to ensure that the students stay empowered.
Assessment is an integral part of teaching and learning. It takes place on a day-to-day basis through talk and questioning, discussions with the students and through self-assessment as learning is taking place.Report Cards are also issued at the end of each exam.
Classes are small, enabling the teacher to offer individual attention, with a class teacher ratio of 1:1:5.
SVM recruits first-class qualified teachers who are known for their commitment and passion for teaching to bring out the best in every student. Investing heavily in their development the school sets high professional expectations.
At SVM we believe that parent involvement is an integral part of student achievement. Research has proved that children achieve more ad develop positive attitudes, behaviours and attendance rates when parents are involved.
The school holds regular annual information meetings and Parent- Teacher interactions to address issues that concern the children and the School. Regular meetings gives the parents a chance to learn about the child's progress
Extra and Co-Scholastic Activities are seamlessly integrated with the core curriculum and is treated as a fundamental element of education. The students are actively encouraged to participate in a wide range of these programs provided in a challenging, stimulating and safe environment. Before admitting a student, we record previous achievements, interests and talents- be it sporting excellence, leadership, community service, outdoor education experience, musical performance, debating, the arts,acting or dancing. We also enable young people to identify and develop new talents and to become aware of the activities they wish to pursue besides providing weekend activities, school clubs and societies. one hour every day is allocated for activities.
The School's design favors a strong sense of community and reflects a spirit of openness. Situated in a acre site, the school is an independent institution with thoughtful amenities and facilities.
The school secretary and office assistants organize the busy school office, which is responsible for secretarial, clerical and financial work of the school.
The school caretaker and team of cleaner are responsible for the day to day clearing,
The School has a 24x7 medical access. The Campus houses an Infirmary for emergencies. The school will carry regular health-checks at all levels. Parents are immediately notified when the student falls sick. If your child becomes ill during the course of the day we shall do everything possible to make the child comfortable, but since our facilities are limited in this respect the best place for them to be in those circumstances is at home.
Transport facilities include Vans / Buses plying on all the important routes. The routes are changed every year according to the needs of the students.
Discipline is a vital part of our school’s policy. It is the function of the school community, through a system of relationships, rules, rewards and sanctions designed to encourage and develop self-discipline within the children. If there is a persistent problem, the class teacher and / or the management will draw up an improvement program to support the child in partnership with parents. If the problem continues, the school reserves the right to make a decision that suits the interests of the student community.
SVM is governed by a Board of Trustees and SMC Members drawn from the ranks of leaders in the civil society. Their capacity to chart the future role of the School is exemplified by the diverse roles they have in business, education, philanthropy, leadership experience, government, media, and other fields.Their sound understanding of the challenges and needs education, philanthropy, leadership experience, government, media, and other fields.Their sound understanding of the challenges and needs of the education sector play a critical role at SVM. The Promoters are united in their commitment and passion to usher in an era of new thinking and transformation of education.
Secretary & Correspondent
Vice Chancellor, Bharath University Former Vice-Chancellor - Bharathidasan University and SRM University
Director Faculty of Engineering and Technology SRM University
Principal - Gurukshetra Public School, Former Principal - Bala Vidya Mandir, Chennai
Secretary to chancellor, SRM University Ex Vice Chancellor; TANUVAS, Chennai.
Aswini Nagar, Near LN Puram,
Reliance Petrol Pump,
Phone: 95660 07400
School Office Hours: 8.30 AM to 3.30 pm
(Monday to Friday)
Admission Office Hours: 10 AM to 5 PM
(Monday to Saturday)