Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Smrti Academy was established in July 2017.

Smrti Academy is located at Huskur that is close to Sarjapur Road (8 kms from Kasavanahalli, 5kms from Kodathi), Hosur Road (7 kms from Electronics City Phase 1, 4 kms from AnantNagar), HSR Layout (10 kms from Sector 2)

Smrti Academy strives to provide a learning environment that develops Mindfulness, Resilience, Independent Thinking and promotes Self Discipline.

For us, every child matters. With empathy at the root of everything we do, we will build trust by connecting with the child.

Yes, the parents can meet the management during school hours with prior appointment.

Most schools have many things in common. However, our tagline “Discovering Yourself” will not be just in our advertising campaign. It will be in our:

 

  1. Philosophy and Culture and how we plan to go about executing on that;
  2. Leverage of technology that will extend beyond the Administrative aspects and get in to Pedagogy. This will create a non-threatening environment for learning and the competition is with the self;
  3. Infrastructure – where classes can be held in indoor and outdoor spaces seamlessly;

Teachers – who will nurture children’s interests and help them become resilient

While students can enroll at any time during the school year, admissions are based on first come first served. Since the size of the class is limited to 30 students, we encourage parents to register the students as soon as possible.

The eligibility criteria for admissions to SMRTI ACADEMY include age, communication and academic level.

For academic year 2021-22, admissions are open for grades Pre-primary to 8. The school will eventually go up to 12th Grade.

The details of our admission procedure can be found at our website. You will need to fill in a form and submit it along with relevant documents (as given below). The School will then call you for a readiness survey of the child and a discussion with parents. Post that, the School decides on the admission. Admissions are on a first-come-first-served basis.

Along with the completed application please submit the following:

  1. Copies of academic records and transfer certificate from the other school;
  2. Copy of the birth certificate of the child;
  3. Copy of the Aadhar Card of the child (optional);
  4. Copy of the Address Proof of the parents;
  5. Copy of the student’s health records;
  6. 5 passport size photographs of the student

No, we do not have security deposit.

The school day begins at 8:30 am and ends at 3:00 pm.

Each classroom will typically have a student strength of 30.

Yes, we do have school uniforms and sports houses.

We have an infirmary at the campus with a registered nurse who can handle minor injuries and ailments in children. We will collaborate with local hospitals for emergency treatment purposes.

Yes, our teachers are appropriately qualified to teach. They will undergo continuous training and professional development.

There is continuous assessment that is child centric. It is based on the LSRW principle and will follow the requirements of the Affiliated Board.

Our building design incorporates a large library for primary, middle and high school. The library seating is designed to be student friendly and offers a peaceful space for students to read and access the required books. We have a wide range of books.

Yes, we will have 9 labs for Language, Social Science, Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology), Maths and Computers. We will also have a Media Lab.

SMRTI ACADEMY is recognized by the Government of Karnataka. It will be affiliated to CBSE.

We are recognized by the Government of Karnataka. We will apply for affiliation to the CBSE Board shortly.

We will offer three languages, English, Hindi and Kannada.

Yes, we have a separate curriculum for Physical Education. There is no formal curriculum for music.

Discipline is imposed by positive reinforcement. Children are consistently praised for their good behaviour and performance by teachers through verbal and written communication. Inappropriate behaviour is identified and students are counselled and supported to take corrective measures. Children are encouraged to take ownership and responsibility for their behaviour and performance which leads them to a path of being independent and self-disciplined.

Yes, we provide snacks and lunch on payment basis. This is optional. Parents can choose to send home-cooked food for their children.

We follow a curriculum that is derived from the best of Indian and International boards between Preschool and Grade 8. We will be affiliated to the CBSE Board and so, our Academics Part of the curriculum will be towards this Board. However, what matters most is how we teach and here, we will bring in the best of methodologies and teachers. An integrated curriculum is designed to emphasize the theoretical and practical aspects of learning. Arts, Music, Dance and Sports are a part of our curriculum, that along with academics are aimed towards holistic development of students. For Grades 9 & 10, we offer students the CBSE curriculum.

Our school counselor evaluates the child’s learning needs and makes recommendations that establish the child’s learning requirements. The counselor’s recommendation is then incorporated into the grade curriculum and teachers’ lesson plans for meeting specific learning needs of the child.

A complete medical report of the child, with vaccination details, given by a licensed medical doctor. This report will have to be repeated every year.

Children can join us in any Grade. As per current rules in Karnataka, the joining ages are as under:

  • Montessori 1 (Nursery) – 2 years 5 months as of June 1
  • Montessori 2 (LKG) – 3 Years 5 Months as of June 1
  • Montessori 3 (UKG) – 4 Years 5 Months as of June 1
  • 1st Std. – 5 Years 5 Month as of June 1

Yes, up to a maximum of 15 kms from our Huskur Campus.

  • Pre-Primary – 1:20 with a Helper for every class room
  • Primary and above = 1:30

Given there are subject teachers, the ratio at the School level will be less than 1:20

  • Dance
  • Physical Education
  • Art & Craft
  • Music
  • Monthly Theme wise competitions

Parents may fill out an enrolment form after touring the school and meeting with an administrator, who will answer questions and discuss availability of openings.

Teachers communicate with parents on a daily basis at drop-off and pick-up. We also schedule regular parent-teacher meetings during which we review and discuss children’s progress. Communication with parents is an important part of our program.

The average class size is 30 students.

Yes, updates will be sent when required through the school diary.

  • Each class is handled by two teachers
  • Co-curricular and languages are handled by specialized teachers
  • Teacher student ratio is 1:20

Yes, at Pre-Primary level

There are times when parents are late picking up their child from school. If this is going to happen then you need to inform school by email with reason and time of pick-up. At no cost, the child will be handed over to anyone other than those who are authorized in writing by Parents.

No, you may not send someone else to pick up your child. You can nominate 3 alternate people (including you) to the school. There photographs will be part of the student identity cards. Should none of them be available to pick up the child, you will have to send us a written letter as to who will pick up the child along with a photograph of the person picking up the child.

You can mention in the school dairy with parents sign or send a message via the School System.

On the very rare occasion that the school needs to close we will inform all parents via text message and email via our School System.

You can buy school uniform from the school.

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