NCSA, Etawah has been appointed as the lead school in this area by the Ministry of Environment. The main aim is to sensitize students towards Eco– Awareness, maintenance of greenery around the school by various Plantation drive programmes, making best out of waste etc. Eco Club is actively involved in promoting environment related issues such as judicial use of paper and Planting trees.
The primary activity of this club is to create an interest among children for reading and writing. There are so many other attractions and diversions that a child of today as a result has not been able to develop the reading habit. Consequently, they are poor in writing as well. The activities of this club include reading short stories of different authors, discussions on plot and characterization and also encouraging them to write short stories, poems etc. This club also involves activities that inspire students to present their view points. Various activities like debates, group discussion are conducted throughout the year.
In this club children learn mathematics and the main aim is to sharpen their mental aptitude using puzzles, quiz, mathematical solutions etc.
The students learn yoga to achieve the integrated growth of mind, self – management of behavior, thought and attitude. This also helps students to develop a disciplined and wholesome personality.
The aim of this club is to familiarize the children with the common plants in the surrounding and at home. And also to make them familiar with different growth patterns of plants of different seasons. By the end of the session, the students have had a first hand experience in growing seasonal vegetables of winter as well as summer.
The aim of this club is to impart training to students, regarding the new technology i.e. Robots. Students actively learn assembling of Robots. Once assembling part is over, they write programs on computer to make robot functional. It enhances creativity and develops their logical skills.
The inception of the club took place to introduce students with several musical instruments. They are told about the fascinating form of music composed without vocal accompaniment. Musical instruments of almost all sorts like strings, percussion, keyboard, woodwind and brass are being taught in the club. Students are also provided with a solid grasp of music theory concepts and kind of different sound effects produced by separate instruments.
This club introduces children with Vocal music as a genre of music performed by one or more singers, with or without instrumental accompaniment, in which singing (i.e. vocal performance) provides the main focus of the piece. Both classical and contemporary forms of vocal music are dealt with in the club. The children are told about the importance of lyrics in producing a harmonious and melodious piece of music.
Students in this club are taught to move rhythmically usually to music, using prescribed or improvised steps and gestures. The importance of this non verbal form of communication is emphasized at a great length. Involvement of flexibility and body movements help children in keeping themselves fit. Various forms of dance like ballet, hip hop culture, salsa, classical dance, tango etc. are being harped at in the club.
Students in this club are told that art and aesthetics is the process or product of deliberately arranging elements in a way that appeals to the senses or emotions. It encompasses a diverse range of human activities, creations, and modes of expression. The club promotes free thinking among students which helps them to produce aesthetic and vivid objects environments or experiences. Activities like sketching, colouring, painting, craft, paper folding, tie and dye, batik, stitching are described elaborately.
The chess club introduces students with the recreational and competitive game of chess played between the two players. The simple objective of the game is to check mate the opponent’s king is achieved by playing on a square chequered chessboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. The students are told that at the start, each player (one controlling the white pieces, the other controlling the black pieces) controls sixteen pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks, two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns. The children are taught about the different moves with which a game proceeds and special moves like castling, En Passant, Promotion etc. in addition with time control and strategy and tactics.