A Day at Shemford Pinjore
Each day is full and exciting at Shemford Pinjore! The morning assembly gets the students going each day with the latest information, announcements, congratulations, birthdays and a ‘teacher’s talk’. Each House presents the assembly on rotational basis giving all students a chance to showcase their talents. Assembly is followed by classes and a snack break in between. During the course of the day, quite often something new and stimulating is planned, be it a talk by guest speakers, a competition or even a short excursion.
Extra-curricular/Personality Development Activities
A whole gamut of extra-curricular and personality development activities at Shemford Pinjore provide every child with a ‘stage’ where they can gain the ‘confidence to outshine’. Our aim is to provide a proper environment for the all round development of child. There are an Interesting range of activities outside lessons which help develop the overall personality of the children. All children are actively encouraged to participate in these extracurricular activities organized for them and as a result have outshone many others, in external competitions.
All the children at Shemford Pinjore are assigned houses and within the houses the senior students are expected to accept considerable responsibility. All competitions in games and co-curricular activities are held on house basis.
Club- based Activities
To nurture special talent in students, they are encouraged to join clubs (any of a large number of special activity clubs) like – Swimming, Yoga, Karate, Athletics, Cricket, Volley Ball, Table Tennis, Foreign Languages, Cookery, Art & Craft, Modern Dance, Vocal Music, Performing Arts, Explorations, Literacy Mission, Environment, Interact Club etc.
Annual Day & Carnivals – Cultural Programmes, Fetes, Science Fairs and Fun-filled Games are organized regularly. They are creatively designed, encouraging 100% participation of children and parents. These events aren’t just a celebration, but also develop planning, organization and team effort abilities in the students. The gracious presence of distinguished personalities always inspires our students to even greater heights of achievement.
Educational and Recreational Outings – Where learning and fun meet
Picnics, outings, package tours, study trips and educational tours are regularly organized for the students of Shemford Pinjore. Such informal events and outings introduce the Dipsites to a multi-dimensional life outside the school. Picnics and excursions to places of historical interest and trips to hill stations provide a first-hand exposure that supplements what is taught in the classroom. Taking full advantage of the natural beauty of the area, trekking and camping expeditions are organised with at least one major trip taken by all students every year.
Inspiration from eminent personalities
Children at Shemford Pinjore get to meet inspiring personalities like famous sports & media personalities, professionals, political leaders and other luminaries. They are also invited to the school to talk, interact and encourage our students.
At Shemford Pinjore, scholastic excellence goes hand in hand with character building. A strong emphasis on values and knowledge of our rich and varied culture blended with an entirely global approach to education ensures a holistic development of young minds. Further, the school celebrates most festivals in the traditional way which develops an appreciation for diverse cultures and inculcates sound moral values by imbibing the best of all cultures and religions. In addition, students are encouraged to take initiative, be original, honest, to believe in themselves and to work independently and honestly.
Fostering leadership, responsibility and discipline
Bringing out the leader in every child is a constant effort at Shemford Pinjore. Through examples and encouragement, the qualities of leadership, responsibility and discipline are nurtured amongst the children. At Shemford Pinjore, discipline is not something imposed externally on the child. Discipline is all about self-management which is inculcated by embedding sound traditional values and social sense. In addition to self discipline, the sense of discipline in life is reinforced by encouraging children to take on various responsibilities and leadership roles throughout the school.