Competitive Exams: Special Coaching is imparted to the students from age 12 to 17 through the integrated Techno Vision and Varsity Program. This program is specially designed to develop the aptitude of the students for various competitive exams like International and National Olympiads, National Talent Search Exams and serve as a foundation for professional examinations.
Intra MGS Competitions: Intra MGS Competition, that are aimed at harnessing and sharpening of talents of the students in various fields such as academics, sports, art, debates, etc which form an integral part of students learning curve.
A special remedial and counselling cell is functional in SOS Amravati with an objective to offer help, support services, guidance to children with special needs.
Collaborative approaches adopted in classrooms enable children to realise the importance of group work for success in today’s competitive world. The properly structured group projects develop the following abilities in students:
• To break complex tasks into parts
• To plan and manage time
• To refine understanding through discussion and explanation
• To give and receive feedback on performance
• To challenge assumptions, and develop stronger communication skills
Every child is provided with intensive training for playing at least one musical instrument of their interest. There is a planned at structured curriculum according to the age of the child. Students are also trained for appearing in the Certificate Examination conducted by the Trinity College, London.
Day Boarding Program carried out at SOS Amravati aims at developing the physical and the artistic aspect of the child’s personality by conducting activities like Visual Arts, performing Arts and various outdoor and indoor sports under the supervision of efficient teachers and coaches. The students can choose the activities of their choice and interests.
Disaster Management Training is imparted at the school-level to deal with any untoward incidents that may require immediate attention and thereby reduce the vulnerability and improve disaster responsiveness.
Social Responsibility and community outreach visits to orphanages, old age homes, collection in kind for people affected by natural calamities are some of the activities taken up to inculcate social values in the student. Initiating the Go Green Drive, SOS Amravati has developed beautified and maintained squares and dividers in Amravati by planting a large number of trees.
The teachers of the group are provided with valuable training programs that will help guide them in various teaching strategies which in turn bring back the interest of students in the subject and encourage learning. This program also helps teachers to manage classrooms. Over 150 hours training are given to the teachers to make sure they are proficient at teaching and understanding each and every student.
The Academic Advisory Board (AAB) for SOS Amravati was constituted in 2010 with an aim to enhance the academic standard. AAB includes members of national repute in the field of education. The annual AAB meets contributes to raising the quality of education standards, collaboration with international institutions, academic enhancement, and implementation of innovative ideas for the holistic development of SOS Amravati.
A Centralised Examination Committee has been formed to ensure uniform school evaluation procedures and thus maintain educational standards.
To continuously enhance the teaching learning process, ensure quality standards, measuring the effectiveness of the evaluation method, the schools have gone various accreditations. Two schools of the SOS Group are NABET accredited and one is ISO 9001:2000 certified.
Academic Audits are conducted annually to access and endorse that the school meets the established standards. It helps in upgrading the standards and encourages continuous self-assessment, accountability and autonomy in the innovation of school education. The guidance by the Academic Audit members also encourages capacity building and professional development of teachers. These audits are conducted in all the constituent schools of SOS Amravati.
Teacher’s Proficiency Test is conducted online for all teachers every year. This helps teachers in unlearning & relearning the concepts. It is a tool to test the proficiency of teachers in their respective subjects.