Seven Roads Junction, PO Box 25, Kodaikanal 624 101, Tamil Nadu, India tel: (91) 4542 247 500 fax: (91) 4542 241 109 email: email@example.com
Elementary school students are exposed to as many aspects of host nation culture as possible. Opportunities for individual Indian dance and instrumental music tuition are additionally available on request. The state language, Tamil, is offered as a starter course in upper elementary classes and advanced levels for Indian nationals are available on individual request.
KIS offers a full developmental age specific physical education program with dedicated elementary school PE teachers. After-school sports coaching opportunities, a weekend hiking program and athletics with annual Field Days supplement scheduled physical education classes. Sporting fixtures with local schools / groups are arranged on a regular basis.
In addition to the important social interaction in the classroom and on the playground, KIS Elementary School provides clubs as well as after-school and / or evening activities. These vary with the interests and talents of available staff and have included such things as cricket, dance, cooking, crafts, biking, soccer, knitting, choir and drama.
Religious Education is part of KIS elementary curriculum, emphasizing and supporting the Christian framework and values of the school. It is reinforced in other activities and programs such as:
- Weekly Spirit Splashers religious assembly (Grades K-5)
- Christ-centered Character Education Program (Grades PS-5)
- Service learning and social action
- Special assemblies for Christmas and Easter
- Sunday school
Residential students are required to attend Sunday morning worship services and participate in the Sunday school program. They also have a weekly devotional time in the student residence. Students are encouraged to understand and respect those of all faith backgrounds by learning about other religions