The school was founded in the year 1978 under the name The Fathima English School by our beloved correspondent Late. Mrs. Durrai Shawar Begum. A minority institution managed by the teams trust a non-profiteering society registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act of 1975.
With a humble beginning of 11 students and three teachers, the classrooms were only two thatched huts and a small office. Subsequently it grew into a co-educational matriculation school and further into a matriculation higher secondary school. Now the school boasts of three massive buildings, housing class rooms, basket ball court, science laboratories and a library. It is a non-profiteering institution recognized by the Government of Tamilnadu.
AMBITION OF THE SCHOOL
Our Institution's ambition is to provide International quality education to children from all walks of life.
THE SCHOOL COMPLEX
The infrastructure of the school includes three blocks comprising of airy, spacious classrooms, library, separate Namaaz halls for girls and boys, well-equipped laboratories, Basket ball court, play ground for Kindergarten children and teacher’s knowledge centre with internet facility.
THE SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AND STAFF
The Managing Committee of the school is headed by Mr. A. Mohamed Ali as the Correspondent, Dr. A. Nigar Akthar as the Principal, Vice-Principals (Academic and Administration) and Public Relation Officer. The Principal is supported by a team of qualified and experienced teachers.
The school follows Samacheer Syllabus till IXth standard and State Board Syllabus for X up to XIIth Standard. Our Academic year starts in June and ends in May. In addition, we follow XSEED syllabus which is activity based learning for classes L.K.G. up to VIIIth Standard. Hindi and French languages are taught to children.
We have a very good record for the past 25 years in obtaining good results in both X and XII standard board examinations.
To empower students to become innovative thinkers and to inspire learning, the school provides SMART CLASS – computer aided classrooms for all classes from L.K.G. up to XII standard (in 28 classrooms). Learning resources are mapped to academic curriculum and audio-video facilities enrich the learning experience of the students.
We have a spacious Computer lab with a touch screen board and customized computer software to aid teaching and learning process more interactive. Students learn concepts through experiments in the Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Mathematics lab with experienced faculty for guiding all classes. Mathematics Laboratory is equipped with Algebraic boards aiding the understanding and learning of concepts in a simple and easier way.
The School Boasts of a large library where children are encouraged to read and enhance their learning through reference and research works. Library class, an integral part of the time table encourages learning beyond textbooks. Class room Library is also available whereby the vocabulary and pronunciation of students are enriched through an hour of reading every day.
Deserving students are eligible for full and partial scholarship as per their Skill and Economic background.
CO-CURRICULAR / EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
Other than academic stream, co-curricular and extracurricular activities are conducted to develop the all round personality of the students.
Competitions such as singing, dance, hand writing, spelling, elocution, essay writing, drawing, dumb show, mono acting, role play, art from waste, debate, cookery, miming, thirukkural recital and quiz are held every Saturday throughout the academic year. In addition, weekly classes for yoga, karate and art are conducted in school. Through Yoga classes we teach meditation and create awareness about healthy living among students.
LITERARY ASSOCIATION, SCIENCE CLUB AND FINE ART CLUB:
For the past 6 years, students have been participating in the OMEIAT Science fair organised in Chennai and win many prizes across different grades; Science quiz and projects are conducted by the science club. Drama in school assembly is done from classes Pre-KG to VIII Standard during the IIIrd term every year to bring out the acting and role play talents in children.
NIE- Newspaper in Education PROGRAMME
Leading national daily newspaper The Times of India – Newspaper in Education has been introduced to encourage students to read newspapers and create awareness of the social, economic and political events taking place in the country and around the world. Students also participate in the NIE Quiz and GO Green programs conducted as part of NIE. This year they had won as Runner up in the Go Green competition held in Chennai.
GAMES & SPORTS
Special coaching is given to students in different games like Kho-kho, volley ball, throw ball, basket ball, foot ball, table tennis, chess and athletics. We have Sub Junior, Junior, Senior and Super Senior girls’ and boys’ team who enthusiastically participate in competitions at all levels held across the districts in the state and won many prizes as well.
OMEIAT Sports event involving schools from all over Tamilnadu was sponsored by our school and conducted on 22nd Feb 2014. Nearly 2000 students participated in different athletic and games.
SUMMER COACHING CLASSES
Summer Coaching Camps encompass activities like art & craft, communication skills, dance, instrumental music, basketball, chess, volley ball and throw ball which improve health, life skills and confidence among children.
Every Year various Medical Camps are conducted by eminent doctors from different fields (Eye Camp and General Health check up). Awareness program on Child’s physical and mental health is also conducted for parents by inviting doctors from various hospitals.
We celebrate graduation day for KG and Grand Parents Day in a grand manner. Annual day, Sports Day, Science Projects and Fun & Fair are the regular events which are celebrated every year. Seminar on “The Future of School Education in U.S.A and Global Trends in Education” by Janab Qazi S. Azher was organized in school on 11th January this year.
PARENT TEACHER MEETINGS
Parent Teacher Meetings are held regularly to update parents on the performance of their wards and to strengthen the bond between the school and parents.