Knowledge is power and it’s a fact that only power rules
the World. The Quiz club of our school believes in this and tries to help the
students to enhance their skill in all possible ways. It aims to expand general
awareness and hone the skill of drawing rational inferences. It intends to
empower the students with knowledge and create interest and curiosity to
collect information related to different fields and aspects of life. It aims to
bring to light something new and interesting every time. Tries to provide facts
related to general knowledge and information regarding current affairs of
national and international importance. So every week classes are conducted to
enhance the general knowledge of the students and for this purpose regular quiz
competitions are conducted at various levels and selected students are prepared
for interschool competition at the state, national and international level.
Exploring nature is a real delight. So our club offers a
fun learning experience which will kindle a life – long love of nature.
Activities of this club are conducted throughout the year focusing on different
themes at different stages.
This club is a Co-curricular activity with a mission. So it offers
opportunities to learn, to develop skills, use talents and have fun. As a
mission it attempts to make them enjoy and care for nature. It attempts to
spread awareness about the environment and undertake activities to nurture and
help the environment to generate.
It gives the students the experience of trekking, rock climbing, ornithology
and anything close to nature through various programmes. It is open to anyone
who is interested in exploring nature. Each of programmes is an awakening and
students experience the call of the wild.
It is committed to maintain and preserve the lands and waterways and
conservation. So it believes that fun element is necessary to have meaningful
and sustained contribution by the students to the conservation efforts.
Learning from nature and creating a pollution free earth is the main intention.
Students create awareness about Global problems. On environment day we conduct
competitions to create awareness pertaining to our environment.
• To promote interest and knowledge about wildlife,
forests and environment among us.
• To foster concern to protect the flora and fauna and undisturbed examples of
the state’s natural heritage.
• To increase awareness of the economic, cultural, scientific and aesthetic
values of fauna and flora.
• To provide opportunities to acquire attitudes, values and skills needed to
protect and improve the natural environment.
It acts as a bridge between the school and the society
and aims to inculcate the values of caring and sharing among the students. It
is associated with Rotary club. It inculcates Social values among the students.
They are physically and emotionally involved with the elderly, the sick and the
It has taken the mantle of providing vent to students
desiring to express themselves by way of elocution, debates, creative writing,
story writing etc. there by acquiring knowledge by way of frequent discourses
and discussions. We organize competitions in extempore, speeches, debates,
Symposia, Quizzing at various levels. School has helped this club to live up to
the expectations for which it was set up.
NSS of our school functions effectively with a student
strength of 25. It aims at education through community service 2 trained
faculty members are rendering their service as programme officers. Volunteers
are enrolled from classes 11. A student who has completed 240 hours of work and
attended a special camp is eligible for N.S.S. certificate from the Mahatma
Gandhi University. This gives weight age to higher studies and is an additional
qualification for appointment in public service. Our NSS unit is functioning in
a very satisfactory way by making the students socially committed and helping
them to understand their citizenship roles properly. It aims at education
through community service. It helps the students.
• To work with and among the people.
• To engage in creative and constructive social action.
• To enhance one’s knowledge of oneself and the community through a
confrontation of reality.
• To gain skills in exercise of democratic leadership.
• To gain skills in programme development.
It aims at inculcating the aesthetic sense of our
students. It has 8 student members and ably supported by 4 staff members . This
club takes the responsibility of snapping all the day today small functions and
competitions held at the school. It maintains an album which covers all the
The Shemford Futuristic School academic ethos focuses on
encouraging the students to utilise their talents, and develop their
intellectual and creative interests so that they remain interesting and
interested young men and women for the rest of their professional and personal
lives. The students need to understand their own culture and history, as well
as their own geographical, scientific and spiritual theory and language. The
school’s academic environment is constructed such that the students are able to
develop their knowledge and interest in these areas in an international context
and around the global world in which they are born and will live.
Students at The Shemford Futuristic School are expected to be independent
thinkers, develop first class critical reading, writing and analysis skills,
learn to understand the value of research across all areas of the curriculum
and be self-motivated and self-driven through a genuine love of the subject and
not only by intrinsic rewards. Students should be aware of other students’
weaknesses and strengths and be able to develop an understanding for them.
Service and an understanding of each other’s cultural backgrounds and religions
is a crucial aspect of academic and wider life at The Shemford Futuristic
Reporting and Progress
The school has a ‘test week’ each term and end of term
examinations called ‘trials.’ The results of these appear on each boy’s report
which is available to his parents. The report also features a detailed look at
each boy’s co-curricular interests and achievements. Full reports are provided
each term. At the termly PTM’s parents receive a detailed progress on their
son’s/daughter’s individual subject choices and also his wider emotional and
physical development. Housemasters/Housemistress write end of term letters and
the school’s intranet is updated several times a week with news and updates of
a group and individual nature to all parents. There is also an academic system
of warning students about under performance as well as achievement and effort
prizes given through the year and culminating at the school’s annual Prize
Giving Day. Tutors meet the students several times a week in their very small
tutor group, where academic progress and individual and group advice, study
skills, mentoring and support are given. Parents also are able to email their
son’s individual subject teacher as well as their son’s tutor and Housemaster for
advice and support. There is a clear communication structure laid out in the
termly calendar which shows who parents should contact about what aspect of
their son’s/daughter’s life.