The entire facility is planned to make it comfortable for children to attend school and make it a place for fun and learning be it the colors chosen for interiors or the allocation of areas for various facilities. All the areas have ACs, however as a policy we will switch on the ACs only during the hot summer months as our intention is to provide an ambient temperature with out spoiling our children.
Manthan has invested a lot in technology and all the class rooms are connected to internet through a central server. All the class rooms are equipped with projector and interactive boards. The Curriculum and Resource team gets ready various audio-visual resources required for conducting the classes and teachers use these resources effectively.
Manthan has a synthetic play area for playing various games and a huge gym for young children. It also has courts for throw ball, volley ball, tennis and basket ball. Every day every child spends one period for Physical Education under the guidance of a trained PE teacher.
Class rooms – are well ventilated and have ample natural light and air. However they are fitted with ACs to ensure that the temperature remains ambient even in the hot summer months of the tropics. They provide comfortable seating for 25 students. They have good display areas for displaying students project work etc. Each class room is equipped with an interactive board, projector and computer connected to high speed internet. Each class room also has storage (cubby holes) for students to keep their books as they are only allowed to take books home as per schedule.
Library – is very well-stocked with over 5,000 titles and space for children to browse and select their books. An experienced librarian with advanced library software will help children locate the relevant books. Parents can see on the school intranet the books issues by their children.
Play Area – we have both indoor play-equipment for toddlers and outdoor play-equipment for all. The outdoor equipment consists of a multi-play multi-activity set-up designed to thrill and provide adventure to all. We have a full size Tennis and Basket Ball court, apart from play area for Volley Ball and Hand Ball.
Canteen – has facility for all students to eat in not more than two batches. The food served is hot and hygienic and takes care of the balanced diet that is required for growing children. Our staff including the leadership team join the children every day for all meals. Class teachers personally supervise how the children eat. Breakfast, mid-morning snack, Lunch and departure snack are served every day to children.
Computer Lab – has modern PCs guided by a trained teacher to teach children the power of computers and software that can be harnessed for education. Children can apart from doing regular class-work use the PCs to do their project work. All the PCs are connected to the internet through firewalls to ensure that children access only child friendly websites and content.
Science Lab – A Jr science lab ensures that children understand and appreciate the power of exploration and experimentation. The visits to the science lab are part of the regular curriculum whereby teacher and students can conduct experiments to learn and validate the concepts.
Art & Craft – lets loose the imagination of the children and provides a medium for their expression. A trained art teacher supported by well sourced and quality supplies ensures that there are no bounds to the child’s creativity.
Dance & Music – are integral to the curriculum developed by the school. A trained teacher guides the children through the nuances of dance and music. The place is well-furnished with keyboards, drums, harmonica, guitars and state of the art music system. Teachers can download the music when required and play it to the students using the PC in the dance room.
Staff Room – are functional in nature with a workstation for each teacher so that she can put together her lessons and develop the content required for the classes ahead. Each teacher stays back after the session is over to prepare for classes the next day.
Teaching Aids / Resource room – is well-furnished with material required for class preparation. A dedicated set of staff work round the clock to support teachers in putting together their classes and make the teaching material ready whether it is lesson plans, topic related stories/activities, preparation of charts or physical aids or preparation using the electronic media, a presentation or a video, and assessments.
Infirmary – has a sleeping station so that an unwell child can rest and recuperate. We have tie up with a leading childrens hospital next door for any emergencies that can't be handled in the school. First aid kit and all essential medicines are avaiable in the infirmary, in the reception and all buses.