ATAL Tinkering Lab
Life School is among one of the premiers of ATL in J&K and Only School in Budgam District till date which has been Sanctioned to Establish ATL to boost Innovation and Creativity among Our Students.
Careful thought has been applied to the construction of classrooms, which are well ventilated and with plenty of natural light, thus keeping the atmosphere fresh and making them an ideal setting for concentrated learning. The number of students in each class is restricted so that the teachers can give individual attention to each student.
Smart class is a comprehensive solution designed to help teachers meet their day to day classroom challenges and enhance students’ academic performance with the simple, practical and meaningful use of technology. Also, it improves teacher effectiveness and productivity, brings abstract and difficult curriculum concepts to life, makes learning an enjoyable experience for students, improves the academic performance of students, and enables instant formative assessments of learning outcomes in class.
Our school provides three separate science labs to students.
- Physics lab
- Chemistry lab
- Biology Lab
The science lab provides students with opportunities to design investigations, engage in scientific reasoning, manipulate equipment, record data, analyze results and discuss their finding. The science lab is used by Grade V-X on a regular basis and occasionally by Grade I-IV to conduct experiments.
The mathematics laboratory provides students with opportunities to learn and explore mathematical concepts and verify mathematical facts and theorems through a variety of activities using different materials. These activities are carried by the teachers and the students to explore, to learn, to stimulate interest and develop a favorable attitude towards mathematics.
The School has state of the art Geography lab providing vistas to our scholars to learn and understand about the Geographical phenomena through demonstrations and simulations.
The school has two computer laboratories with 50 computers in each lab accessible to students. It has an advanced infrastructure in terms of hardware and software which cater to the requirement of the students, teachers and the curriculum. The school is equipped with a dedicated broadband internet connection for enterprising students get a chance to be familiar with the internet. They do comprehensive research for their projects and presentations. The department has qualified committed teachers to teach different classes at different levels. The faculty members make continuous efforts to see that the students must get expertise in the practical implementation of tools they have in their curriculum. The information technology curriculum has been planned in such a way that the students will get exposure to various technologies and software. In the primary section, the students are trained to use basic software like windows, MS Office. Along with this, they get exposure to computer programming at the elementary stage through the computer languages like LOGO and Q-basic in order to improve the logical skills. The students are assessed on their practical skills over a regular time intervals via projects and assignments are given them. In higher classes, the students have an option to learn advanced software which are the part of their curriculum. The students get exposure to the latest multimedia software like Flash, Photoshop, ImageReady etc. On the other hand to sharpen their logical and reasoning skills they learn computer languages like Visual Basic, Java, and C++.
Besides taking care of the curriculum, the students are given opportunities to participate in various competitions allied with information technology. The faculty members work hard with the students to bring them up to the level of expectation to complete with the students all over the world.
The school has a separate room for engaging students in art and making which the students love to visit. The Maker’s Lab is a place where students are taught to reign to their imagination and use pencil, colors and many other materials to create their own masterpieces.
“That perfect tranquility of life which is nowhere to be found but in a retreat, a faithful friend, and a good library”.
Our school has a full-fledged well–endowed library with spacious reference and reading area to aid students in their pursuit of knowledge. It has a collection of wonderful and exciting books suited to the needs and tastes of growing children. The total number of books for the library is whooping 1000 with the number increasing with each passing year. The library has section ranging from textbooks, reference books, fiction, and general knowledge, a book of mythology, music, art and craft that suit the need of every age group. The library consists of magazines and also subscribes to a number of dailies and journals.
Availability of internet connection in the library enables the students and teachers to reach out to the entire globe in their endeavor of seeking knowledge.
Sports is an integral part of our curriculum and regarded as important as the academics. We firmly believe that for a healthy mind and body one needs to be physically active regularly. Physical education develops a sense of fair play, team-work and leadership qualities in the students.
The school has a clinic equipped with qualified person necessary medicines and vehicles are available on our campus. The medical assistant takes care of the sick student in the school. In case of serious injuries, the students are referred to the neighboring hospitals, after being given the first aid, proper care and attention are given to the students who suffer from sickness or undergo treatments. Precautions and preventive measures are ensured by the medical assistant in collaboration with the cleanliness committee.
Counselling & Career Development Cell
LIFE School is first of one, which has taken lead in developing and dedicating a knowledgeable team for ensuring that every individual student counts to us and should be given customised solutions to his/her problems and to reach his /her goal.