In India, Primary Section includes education from Class 1 to Class 8. The children in these classes are generally aged between 6 to 14 years. It is the next stage after kindergarten (Pre-Nursery, Nursery, Prep or Lower Kindergarten and Upper Kindergarten).
Primary education is the first step a child takes towards formal learning. The curriculum provides the development of basic concepts and skills in various subject areas. The subjects at school include English, Mathematics, Environmental Science and Gujarati. The primary curriculum aims to provide a broad learning experience and encourages a rich variety of approaches to teaching and learning that cater for the different needs of individual children.
The Primary curriculum here reinforces previous learning experience and provides a planned sequential course of study including English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Gujarati, Hindi, Computers, Art, Physical Education, Music – vocal and instrumental, and Dance. In addition to the curriculum, special projects, field trips and lessons are planned to encourage children to explore different areas of interest that compliment the curriculum which builds on basic skills and prepares the children to be more responsible for the next stage of learning.