Co-Curricular Activity

At TSMS, we are constantly evolving and adding new and exciting learning opportunities that are beyond the curriculum and classrooms. The significant objective for the school is to provide various platforms to the children that ensures their holistic development and nurtures their innate curiosity and intrinsic uniqueness. In consonance with this objective, as part of the regular routine through the academic year, the children are involved and exposed to a well defined and comprehensive Co-curricular Programme that develops leadership skills, self reliance, self confidence, self discipline and a strong value system.

Health & Physical Education

The school’s Health and Physical Education programme is a modern, comprehensive physical education curriculum which focuses on a holistic concept of health. It helps the students to critically evaluate the opportunities and challenges associated with a fast paced lifestyle that has become a norm in today’s world, and teaches them to develop an attitude of healthy living and well being. The programme aims at acquisition of movement skills and building specific sport related skills.

Through participation in various physical activities and sports, the students improve their physical skills and fitness and become aware of the important role that motivation, enthusiasm, initiative, self-discipline, self-respect, cooperation and the assumption of responsibility play in the maintenance of a healthy society.

Under the programme, the students participate in the following age appropriate activities:

  • Healthy living
  • Track and Field activities
  • Swimming
  • Soccer
  • Basket Ball
  • Badminton
  • Cricket
  • Callisthenics
  • Gymnastics
  • Taekwondo
  • Yoga
  • Indoor Games
  • Adventure Sports Programme – within and outside the school campus

Shri Sahyog

Through our Shri Sahyog initiative, we encourage and motivate children from early years to work with communities and contribute meaningfully to causes and issues that help in the development of the society.

Inculcating sensitivity towards all communities and fostering in our children a sense of responsibility and desire to be agents of social change, is our objective with Shri Sahyog.Our children across school are involved in the school’s social development initiative through collection drives on major festivals and relevant events celebrated in school to support various NGOs and their efforts to make our world a better place. Awareness campaigns and bake sales are organised by the children to support various causes. The students also work in social communities in villages on projects such as cleanliness, health and hygiene, literacy, population control, environment and water conservation, to name a few.

Performing Arts (Music, Dance, Theatre)

At TSMS we have a well defined and age appropriate Performing Arts programme. Children from early years are provided an exposure to various genres in dance, Indian and Western Music and theatre. From middle school, the students have the option of taking any one discipline in either Indian vocal or instrumental music; dance or theatre and stay with that discipline for three years till Class VIII. Regular training is provided by our versatile Performing Arts team during school hours.

Visual Arts Programme

At TSMS a comprehensive and age appropriate Visual Arts curriculum is followed for each class from early years to the senior classes in the following disciplines:

Art

Our Art curriculum including the Art 1st Programme that has been implemented in the school, is aimed at providing graded learning and is also integrated with the curriculum through various activities done at each level. The students are exposed to a variety of Indian and global art forms and artists in their regular art classes and gain an appreciation of different forms of Art. The effort put in by children as well as their creativity is regularly showcased through regular displays throughout the school campus.

Clay Modelling

Clay modelling and sculpture is a key component of the learning process here at TSMS. A regular period is set aside for children to explore and work with this medium. This provides an opportunity for children, not only to unleash their creativity and develop their fine motor skills but is also therapeutic.

Environment Initiative

TSMS’s commitment to the environment manifests itself in the school’s detailed Environment Programme that is aimed at inculcating a sensitivity to the environment in our children along with engendering behaviour change on environment and implementing solutions and actions in the ‘here and now’. The TSMS Environment Programme spearheaded by our Paryavaran Club is continuously enriched with activities and causes that help the children help and protect the environment. Through the students’ continued commitment and awareness created on the damaging consequences of using polybags, the school is a ‘No Polybag Zone’. As part of our environment programme, various campaigns and drives are organised by our environment conscious children for clean air, saving water, saying no to crackers, protection of natural habitats of flora and fauna, waste management, saving the tiger and other endangered species and planting of trees along with other environment friendly initiatives.

Clubs

In order to give exposure to children to activities other than academics and the routine co-curricular activities, the students of Classes IV and above have the option of being a part of various Clubs as per their interest. As the school is committed to provide a range of learning experiences, new clubs are added frequently to the existing ones which are:

  • Literary Club
  • Debate and Elocution Club
  • Home Science Club
  • Health and Wellness Club
  • Performing Art Club with a choice of Western and Indian Instrumental and Vocal Music, Dance, Theatre
  • Visual Arts Club that includes Art and Clay
  • Quiz Club
  • Math Club
  • Science Club
  • Computer Club
  • MUN (Mock UN) Club
  • STEM Club (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math for Robotics)
  • Photography Club

Houses

The School follows the traditional House system which serves to instill in children team spirit and serves as a platform for children to exhibit their skill in various activities through regular Inter House events such as Quiz, Elocution, Debate, One act plays, Dance, Sports, Art and Craft and others. The points accumulated for various activities are declared and the coveted Trophy of the Best House is given on our Annual Sports Day. The students are part of four Houses which are:

  • Shaurya
  • Shakti
  • Pratigya
  • Pratibha

Student Council

The School has a Junior School and a Senior School Student Council. The Council includes main positions such as the President of the Student Council, Head of Sports, Head of Activities, Head of Editorial Board and Head of Environment from Senior school. The position of the House Captains, Vice Captains, Members of Editorial Board, Members of Environment Club are divided amongst the Junior, Middle and Senior School. The selection and appointment of the given positions is based on nominations by students and Teachers, Campaigning by nominated candidates, voting and final interview with a panel of teachers. Our Student Advisor shares the roles and responsibilities, does expectation management and supports the children to take on and fulfill these leadership roles successfully.

Trips & Excursions

Trips and excursions to places of interest provide enriching educational experiences and serves as an extension to classroom learning. All classes go for day trips in and around the city. Class IV children have an overnight camp in the school campus with a range of fun activities organised for them. Class V onwards, children are also taken on out-station trips. These trips provide opportunities for children to learn to be more independent and responsible.

Spic Macay

Our association with SPIC MACAY enables us to provide our children an exposure to the rich and vibrant cultural heritage of our country through a host of events organised in the school. The children are able to experience various flavours of regional and International culture through varied art, dance and music demonstrations and workshops and interact with maestros of specific genres.

Other Activities

  • Franklin Covey Programme – TSMS, Noida has the distinction of being one of the first schools to associate with Franklin Covey Training and Consulting LLP in India to run the pilot of their very successful 7 Habits of Highly Effective People for school children. This has given us the opportunity to now empower our children to be effective in their personal lives and work, and don the mantle of leaders as they grow. Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits are steadily becoming an integral part of our students’ life as it is integrated with our teaching –learning process and are a part of all school activities. As our staff has already undergone the same, they continue to support the children to practice and amalgamate these habits in their daily routine.
  • Circle Time – Circle Time is a weekly activity across the school for all Forms. This is an opportunity for self expression, sharing of thoughts, bonding and teamwork,inculcating school’s core values of sensitivity, integrity, pride in one’s heritage and pursuit of excellence.
  • Show and Tell sessions – An essential and effective medium to foster and boost self confidence, enhance communication/public speaking skills, develop interest in a gamut of topics and arenas and encourage peer learning.
  • Discovery Period – Specific time is set aside weekly to share information gleaned through various sources and media on myriad issues and topics ranging from space and earth to languages, countries and their history, geographies, people, plant and animal world and much more as per relevance to respective age groups. These sessions enable children to explore areas of learning beyond the prescribed curriculum, inculcate curiosity and enhance ability to question and infer.
  • Contemporary Studies – Weekly time is set aside to research, share and discuss a wide spectrum of issues and news pertaining to events happening around the world.
  • Mad About Series – This is a unique parent driven annual initiative of our school and aims at taking learning out of the confines of the textbook and making it fun and relatable while inculcating the spirit ofcuriosity and enquiry amongst the children.Since 2012-13, the school has organised Mad About Science, Mad About Science ++ and Mad About Heritage, Mad About Heritage Dwitiya and Mad About Health and Wellness till date. The initiative works on a unique format with the parent community, supported by the staff spearhead it and wear the mantle of teachers. They help the children explore and delve deep into an array of age appropriate concepts and topics through use of multi media, hands on activities and experiments, dance, music, theatre, story telling etc. The culmination of nearly three month long preparation is through a day long mega fair, wherein each class has individual stalls and display working models, charts, audio-visual material, conduct live experiments and explain the concept and application to the visitors to the stall. Each child along with their respective parents have a specific time slot to be present at the stall, thus ensuring that every child and parent gets an opportunity to demonstrate their learning. Totally supported by the teachers, the children and parents take centre stage for this event. In addition, various NGOs and corporate that complement the theme participate in the event.
  • Book Week and Book Buzz – The Literary Fest– This week long initiative sees the school turned into a mega library. Children of all classes delve into the realm of stories and books and literature, read, write, tell, enact, construct, present, watch and explore a whole new world of the written word – be it prose or poetry. Story corners and reading corners are created throughout school, Authors, publishers, illustrators visit and hold workshops with children. Dress-up days are organized and new stories are created. As part of the event, a non competitive Inter School Literary Fest – Book Buzz is organized with events such as Poetry Café (Create, Appreciate, Feel, Express), Book Reviews and Book Cover Designing, Poster Art, JAMs, Puppet Theatre, One minute/ Reader’s Theatre, Story Weaving and many more.
  • The Drop Everything And Read (D.E.A.R.) Programme is a sacrosanct time for children and teachers in class to pick up their favourite story book and read. During this daily designated time period, the children make the most of the in-class library which is a collection of books brought by the children to be shared and read by all in the class.
  • Literary Programme – To inculcate a love of reading in English and Hindi, explore and appreciate various literary genreand authors/poets, the school’s Literary Programme has been initiated. Dedicated time is set aside weekly for book readings, reviews, poem recitation, learning about author and poets and their respective styles.
  • Shri Explorers - Our week long adventure sports activities within the school for Classes Koshika (Pre Nursery to VIII) and outdoors for senior students, conducted by a team of trained and experienced professionals, is organized to encourage our children to overcome fear and apprehensions associated with adventure and sporting activities and to work in teams. The students participate in activities like rappelling, net climbing, burma bridge, ladder climbing, double jumaring, flying fox and zorbing.