Green Architecture and Learning Landscapes

Green Architecture and Learning Landscapes

The school building, with its pristine white interior, embodies the essence of lightness. Naturally kept cool by its open design, with its atrium and large French windows, the building stands amid lush greenery that helps to balance the school’s carbon footprint.

Atrium

Atrium

The atrium’s high ceilings and open concept allow for a spacious, well-lit, eco-friendly venue that hosts exhibitions, displays and student performances.

Green Architecture and Learning Landscapes

Classrooms

The ardee school’s orderly and beautiful classroom environments with natural lighting are the true heart of learning. The rooms are air conditioned, large and spacious with ergonomically designed furniture and equipment that allows for the best learning experience.

The Primary classrooms are equipped with hands-on Montessori-style learning material for languages, science, history, geography and math. The classrooms constitute an ideal learning space for every child.

The secondary classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and LCD projectors to allow for a dynamic learning experience. The learning environment is carefully planned and organized to create the ideal classroom environment. Class rules, procedures, and notices of upcoming activities are posted in conveniently located areas to help students stay on track.

The school also welcomes the Bring-Your-Own-Device approach for senior classes, allowing students can bring their laptops to the classrooms for better, personalized learning.

Learning Resource Center and Library

Learning Resource Centre and Library

The library houses a large collection of books, reference texts, periodicals, journals, films and digital media resources. These are age-appropriate and relevant to the need of the children and are meant not only for enjoyment and entertainment, but also work to supplement, enhance and expand the school's.

We are embarking on an exciting venture program with our automated library. The Online Pupil Access Catalogue (OPAC) system will provide easy, computerized access to library resources and facilitate information gathering and research.

Learning Resource Center and Library

Science Laboratory

The School has well-designed laboratory for Physics, Chemistry and Biology that celebrate both the aesthetic and the functional. Students are encouraged to think outside the box and to enjoy learning through experiments in a safe and fun manner, thus stimulating interest in the sciences and igniting the students’ creativity and innovation.

Playground

Playground

The playground boasts specially designed “playscapes” that provide a safe play environment in natural settings. The recreational equipment allows for leisure and enjoyment and aid in development of physical coordination, strength, flexibility and learning and enquiry.

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Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

Our physical education curriculum affords all students the opportunities to learn basic aquatic skills from Pre-primary classes onwards. Proper aquatic training not only teaches your child the necessary skills for swimming -- training and water safety also helps to save lives. The school houses 2 separate pools, one for the younger children and a second half Olympic-size pool for the primary and middle school children. The children are trained by professional instructors and the pool is manned by a life guard at all times.

The school has well established procedures in place for day-to-day pool management, as well as strictly enforced rules for pool users.

Skating Rink

Skating Rink

It is not uncommon to see young aardians spending their leisure time gliding around on our well maintained skating rink - under the supervision of an experienced coach. Skating is a great activity for improving strength, balance, agility, coordination and flexibility while providing the children with the opportunity for a fun activity with their peers.

Music and Maestros

Music Studio

Music is considered an integral part of life at The Ardee School. Our thriving music department seeks to train students in both Indian and Western vocal and instrumental music.

Infirmary

Infirmary

The students’ health and well-being is of paramount importance at the ardee school. The school has a fully-equipped infirmary with a qualified nurse on duty at all times.

In addition, all teachers are trained in first aid as a part of their Montessori training. Minor medical problems and injuries which arise during school hours are immediately tended to at the in-house infirmary.

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Art and Art appreciation

Art Studio

Being a patron of arts, the ardee school believes that creative training can help develop critical skills that translate into other areas of a child’s academic development. The school boasts a strong arts program which fosters creativity and development of motor control, attention, motivation and critical thinking skills. Young ardeeians are exposed to a holistic art curriculum which spans drawing, painting, printing and design.

Audio Visual Room

Audio Visual Room

Located on the third floor of the South Wing, the Audio-Visual room is designed in adherence with the school’s eco-friendly concept in mind. The distinctive feature of this hall is that it is a multi-purpose venue intended for a variety of uses and activities.It is used by students and faculty members alike, for activities like interactive classroom and teacher resource presentations, movie screenings, seminars, conferences and visual assessments.

Yoga Room

Fitness Studio

The key to good health lies in the ability to discipline body and mind. Honing proper techniques of breathing and exercise aid to promote physical wellness and mental tenacity. The Yoga centre @ ardee is a beautiful sanctuary to learn yoga asanas, train the body and relax the mind.

Basket Ball Court

Basket Ball Court

The expansive basket ball court allows ample training space on the premises for ardeeians to understand the nuances of the game. Matches, in particular, are a highpoint and enjoyed by all children. They allow for friendly competition and strengthening of team spirit and sportsmanship.

cafe

The Ardee Cafe´

One of the most popular venues in the school, the ardee café is a space for self-learning in the art of managing pocket money. Students make their own choices and learn to estimate, analyze, and endorse the spending of limited funds - necessary acumen for growing children. The cafe provides ardeeians an opportunity to prioritize their needs, as they make small yet valuable decisions about fund-allocation to their coveted choices. Edible and non edible products vie for attention on well-stocked racks and trays where parents too stop to sip a hot cuppa or grab a nutritious, yet satisfying bite.

ICT Lab

ICT Lab

ICT curriculum at ardee equips our students with a solid foundation to computer learning. It is a modular course of progressive ICT skills. It teaches students to acquire essential ICT skills across a spectrum of software using project based learning approach. The approach is simple where instructions are easy to understand and follow. The wide selection of project includes Digital Content which is synchronised with the text book.

The ICT lab at ardee is fully air conditioned room with multiple terminals for students to work on at a given point of time. The lab also provides students with internet connectivity for research and development. The laboratory with its hardware and software is upgraded on a regular basis to provide cutting edge technology to our students.

ICT Lab

Science Park

The Ardee Science Park is made with a view to encourage, popularize and inculcate scientific temper among the children. The students can learn how to apply class-room and laboratory concepts here. The activities in the Science park make children feel that Science is all around us and we can gain knowledge as well as solve many problems also by relating the learning process to the physical and social environment. The Ardee Science Park helps the students develop critical thinking about global issues, maintain healthy and sustainable societies in today's environment. They also learn how to apply mathematics and information technology to visualize and solve problems pertaining to everyday life.