Sports and Games
Sports plays a vital role in the holistic development of the child. To favour holistic development of our Aristoans there are physical training classes. To add on the importance of a sound body to get sound mind and soul sports meet is conducted every year . Events are conducted in house order.
Athletics are an important part of the educational experience of our students. Research shows that children who participate in these activities are more successful academically than those who do not. Participation in our program gives students the chance to excel in ways which can make a huge difference in self-esteem. This is ensured by making games compulsory for all students. Professionally qualified Physical Education Teachers take care of the sports activities of the school. The school is divided into four houses and inter house activities are conducted regularly. Students who want to avail exemption on medical are given from taking part in sports activities. The Annual Sports is a regular feature and an important co-curricular activity of the school.
Practices are normally scheduled for Tuesdays through Fridays from 3:45PM to 5:15 PM, not more than three training sessions a week. However, coaches may arrange other practice times with their respective teams. Parents wish their child(ren) to participate in the Athletic Program will need to collect their child(ren) and provide transportation after the activity. Participants are expected to attend all games and practices.
This year’s seasons are as follow
Each season will culminate with the participation in the Zonal tournaments. SSVS will participate with both girls and boys teams, for all tournaments.
The general philosophy for SSVS athletics is
(i) To encourage all interested students to participate.
(ii) Students have the opportunity to participate in different sport options
(iii) Improve fundamental skills and gain a knowledge and appreciation for the sport
(iv) Improve fundamental skills and gain a knowledge and appreciation for the sport
(v) Develop good sportsmanship and leadership skills
Therefore, we encourage a no-cut policy. However, due to our involvement with and membership in the Team, we have tournament squads. The goal of the athletic program is to realize the value of participation without over-emphasizing the importance of winning. The purpose is to develop and improve character traits among the programs’ participants.