Extra Curricular Activities

Extra Curricular Activities

Co-Curricular Activities

The School lays stress on extra-curricular activities, and sports form an integral part of the School Curriculum.

Annual Sports Days are held separately for various sections of the School with competitions of all kinds. Games include Hockey, Basketball, Badminton, Cricket and Table Tennis. Physical Education is one of the subjects taught in the School by a trained P.T.I. Regular hikes, excursions, picnics. camps, and mountaineering expeditions are arranged. In addition to the Inter-House competitions, School teams participate in local competitions and matches.

There are many clubs, each with their elected student office-bearers. In this way the girls are trained in self government and responsibility.

The School offers First Aid and Home Nursing. Other activities include Debates and Declamation contests in English, Hindi and Punjabi. Facilities are available for Piano, Sitar, Vocal Music, Dancing, Karate and Roller Skating lessons.

Current events are taught by means of a news-board, pamphlets, documentary films, quiz contests etc. and tests are held in the subject. The School has its own VCD, LCD., Plasma television, Stereos, Tape Recorders and Projectors etc. These are used for entertainment and instruction. Great interest is taken in the production of plays and concerts and a yearly Carnival is held for which the girls prepare very attractive handwork. In addition, the students enjoy special performances of acting, Indian classical dancing, music, conjuring etc. either in their own school hall or at other local institutions.

The School Magazine, The Auktimus (which began in 1969) became a major organ of students' expression. For some time it was brought out every month but then became an annual number. In 1984 The Auktimus began to sponsor the "Auktimus Merit Scholarship", an idea conceived by the then editor of Auktimus. Scholarships generated out of the funds raised by the Auktimus, were given to girls on the basis of their performance in competitive tests. As an institution of the Church of North India, AucklandHouseSchool also increased the number of freeships and concessions to deserving pupils.

The pioneering spirit of Auckland House School in providing wholesome education for girls has continued down the years.

Auckland House School has been among the first girls schools to provide activities like hiking and trekking, educational trips, karate, Computer Studies etc., for its girls. The students are encouraged to take whatever part they can in social service and self-help. They help and contribute to national causes and charities.

Our School Library provides academic resources for all the students and faculty. The library abounds inbooks, magazines, current literature and periodicals. The spacious reading-room can accommodate a large number of students. The fully computerised library is a great boon to the staff and children