The school has more than two acres of space completely dedicated to sports facilities and a robust sports-centric philosophy integrated into its curriculum that is based on its strong belief that a healthy mind can reside in a healthy body. Therefore, ample opportunities are provided to the students to participate in sports activities. Besides the regular slots in the time table, routine practice for an hour is provided to the sports enthusiasts. There are several types of sports that school offers, including team sports such as football, basketball and volleyball as well as individual sports such as track and field, tennis and archery.
There is a famous Chichewa proverb that says; “M’mera mpoyamba” literally translated as catch them while young. Realising the importance of a child’s formative years and how whatever happens at this early stage has a bearing in a child’s later years, we provide professional training to the students right from Nursery class in skating, archery and football besides the other athletic events while taking every precaution of their safety and security. This enables in identifying young talents and a proper grooming of their talents.
The school arranges competitions at various levels – from inter class to inter school to enable the students face challenges, stretch their limits and sharpen their skills. The students also participate in various sports competitions organized by prestigious sports bodies like States Games Federation of India (SGFI), CBSE School Games, Cluster Meets and bring laurels to the school. The state of the arts Sports facilities at the school with the training provided by the professional coaches in areas like badminton, shooting, table tennis, chess, basketball, cricket, skating, martial arts prepares the children for national and international level championships.
Keeping in mind the physical and mental benefits of sports, a summer camp for sports is organized in the month of May every year in the school. Students who participate in sports often develop a strong sense of school pride and are more likely to attend school events and support their peers in other activities.
Participation in sports can also have a positive impact on students’ mental health. Sports also keep the children live a healthy and active life. Exercise not only reduces stress and anxiety but also can help students reduce stress and anxiety, which can help students better cope with academic and personal challenges. Sports can also provide a sense of belonging and community for students, which can improve their self-esteem and confidence. Keeping the positive impact the sports have on the growth and development of the youngsters, increasing participation in sports across all year groups and all abilities remains one of the school’s key objectives.