From kindergarten to 2nd grade (June 2023) there are 12 classes of 20 students , with a generally equal number of boys and girls.
Vellai Thamarai provides school stationary and schoolbooks.
Children’s health is a permanent concern. Snacks are free; they are well balanced, composed by cereals, milk, and fruits.
Daily hygiene is taught, a full time nurse is available and annual medical check-ups are carried out by independent doctors.
The teaching staff is composed of 18 teachers, holder of a State Diploma.
Here is the agenda for a typical day for second graders, other days of the week being dedicated to sports and outdoor games, to French and Hindi, to commuter sciences:
8.30 / 8.45 : Welcome, reminder of life values, flag raising ceremony (as elsewhere in India)
8.45 / 9.30 : Tamil
9.30 / 10.15 : English
10.15 / 10.30 : Snack
10.30 / 11.15 : Asana (yoga postures)
11.15 / 12.00: Mathematics
12.00 / 12.45: Sciences
12.45 / 13.40: Lunch
13.40 / 14.20: Written English
14.20 / 15.00: Dance
15.00 / 15.10: Snack
15.10 / 15.50: Social Sciences
15.50 / 16.30: Singing