The school provides a rich learning environment where students learn to excel fearlessly in all facets like physical, mental, intellectual and aesthetics of their personality. This will enable the pupil to attain self-fulfilment of their professional and social lives. The institution maintains the traditional values of the teacher-student relationship.
Amrita Vidyalayam, Chavakkad, is located just 1Km from Chavakkad private bus stand in Pavaratty – Trichur Road. It is situated just 3 Kms away from the temple town Guruvayoor, the pilgrim centre.
History of Amrita Vidyalayam Chavakkad
Amrita Vidyalayams are a chain of value based schools managed by Mata Amritanandamayi Math. Years back, a group of devotees, of Matha Amrithanandamayi, from Kodungallur, approached her with an appeal to start a school in their home town.
She agreed to begin the school, perceiving it the best way to influence the future generation, to create a better world with peace and harmony.
Thus the first educational endeavour of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math came into effect on June 1, 1987 with the establishment of an English medium school at Kodungallur named Amritha Vidyalayam.
Gradually, more Amrita Vidyalayam schools were started in many other places within and outside the State. Most of the schools, under the Math, in Kerala are affiliated to the CBSE and one is affiliated to ICSE. In Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, most of the Amritha Vidyalayams follow the curriculum of the respective state educational departments and boards.
Academics of Amrita Vidyalayam Chavakkad
Affiliated to the CBSE New Delhi, the group of institutions follows a system of continuous evaluation that covers both the scholastic and non-scholastic aspects of student’s development. They run classes from 1st to 12th. The curriculum adds qualitative content beyond the prescribed syllabus.
The overall format of functioning maximises students’ progress in all the fields including intellectual, spiritual, physical, cultural and artistic fields. This emphasises learning based on activity and experiential knowledge.
The school makes successful efforts to develop the students’ ability to think beyond the boundaries of the four walls. Thus, the objectives of the institution could be so clear, that is to shape a child’s mind to learn not only for the grade, but also for learning how a human shall live.
Its goal is to promote life skills like value education, fitness, etiquette and team work. Evaluation of a child is based on the overall performance in various fields like classroom, lab, projects, cultural activities, personality and responses to social issues through a year.
Admission to Amrita Vidyalayam Chavakkad
Admission is open to all who are qualified. Candidates are admitted based on the rules and regulations followed by the CBSE. Those who wish to enrol their children in Chavakkad Amrita Vidyalayam can contact the school office for application forms and further details.
Facilities at Amrita Vidyalayam Chavakkad
The school provides state of the art facilities for the students’ educational and extracurricular activities in the campus. The school has four computer labs with high end systems. In addition, they have an E-learning lab with 27 Systems with provision for restricted free internet browsing. This introduces the children, even from lower classes, to its various modern applications.
Amrita Vidyalayam has six well equipped science labs, two each for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The most modern equipments in the lab reflect the high standard of education. The Math lab, a fresh concept in educational field, helps the students understand mathematical principles through exercises and models.
There is a library with a large collection of books concerning variety of topics. Books on spirituality, foreign publications, encyclopaedias and literary works in English and Malayalam are available in the library. The school ensures that all sports requirements are met.
They have provisions for indoor games such as badminton, caroms, chess and table tennis. Ample facilities for outdoor games such as volley ball, basket ball and skating are also available. The institution has 10 buses, available for both students and staff.
Facilities are available for conducting cultural and other programmes like dance, theatrics and instrumental music. These arts are taught in the assembly hall in the school campus.
24 Hrs uninterrupted water supply, 3 phase electricity, hygienic and separate sanitation facilities for girls and boys, treated drinking water, first aid, yoga, karate and judo training and counselling are some of the other facilities available at Amritha Vidyalayam.
Address for Communication
Amrita Vidyalayam, Orumanayur P.O, Chavakkad, Thrissur, Kerala
Pincode (orumanayur): 680512
Phone: 0487 2500162
Web addres: http://cvkd.amritavidyalayam.org