Key Features a Boarding School Must Haveby Kasiga School No.1 Co-educational Boarding School in Uttarakhand
Boarding schools are popular with many students and parents nowadays. As such, many boarding schools all over the world receive several students from various countries. In India, too, there are quite a few good boarding schools into which students from all over the world seek admissions. However, while choosing a boarding school, parents and students are faced with a lot of confusion. Focusing on certain criteria while choosing a boarding school can help in making this selection easier. There are certain features which must be present in the boarding schools, parents choose for their children. Be it a boarding school in Mussoorie or one in Delhi, these features, which have been discussed below, are a must in boarding schools.
· Campus and classrooms: Boarding schools must be built on sprawling campuses which allow students to feel free and happy as they begin each new day of studies, activities and evaluation. Classrooms should be equipped with smart boards and other aids to make learning easy and interesting. There must be ergonomically designed furniture so that students feel comfortable while learning and participating in classroom activities. Every classroom should preferably have an open space to promote learning in proximity to natural surroundings as this helps to maintain focus, feel fresh and understand and retain things better. Wi-Fi connectivity all over the campus is a must as new-age learning is incomplete without the Internet.
· Boarding houses: There must be separate boarding houses for junior students and girls in case the boarding school is a co-educational one. The dorms must be spacious and airy. There must be provisions for tables and pin-up boards for each student in a room so that they can personalize their study area and learn well. Bathrooms must be airy and clean. A window should be provided next to the bed in order to provide a view of the natural surroundings and keep the mind and body fresh. Every boarding house must be supervised by a head who should be assisted by matrons and resident tutors.
· Security: While security is an essential part of every school, the need for it especially increases in a residential setup. Boarding schools must have CCTV cameras installed everywhere so that no corner of the school is left unmonitored. Security guards must be provided with proper training and instructions to guard the campus around the clock. While security personnel guard the school from external factors and miscreants, there must be security measures to protect children from troubles that might arise within the campus. A qualified and trained counselor must be there to resolve problems various students might have. There should be a zero-tolerance policy for bullying and substance abuse. A nurse must be present to cater to medical needs and an ambulance should be available on campus for medical emergencies.
Thus, if you want your child to study in a boarding school in Mussoorie, Bangalore, Kolkata or anywhere else, look for features including the above and be assured your child will not only study but also live happily at the boarding school.
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