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Introduction – About PNC

At PNCC (PNC Cognitio School), we believe in providing an exceptional and well-rounded educational experience that goes beyond traditional learning boundaries. Our curriculums are carefully crafted to nurture your child’s intellectual curiosity, foster critical thinking, and instill a passion for lifelong learning.  

Why PNC Whitefield is Ideal for Your Child's Future

Cultural Enrichment

We seamlessly integrate both Western and local cultural facets, fostering creativity, self-expression, and an appreciation for diverse artistic forms. This integration helps students develop a well-rounded perspective, enhancing their cultural sensitivity and creativity.

Sports Excellence

PNCC boasts a commendable sports offering, allowing students to discover and nurture their physical potential. Our sports program goes beyond just physical fitness – it instills teamwork, discipline, and the value of healthy competition, contributing to the comprehensive educational experience we offer 5 sports such as Cricket, Football, Basketball, Swimming and Skating

School Leadership

Mr. Ramanjaneya S.R.B
Founder

It is with immense pride that I participate in the contemporary educational landscape.  I found inspiration and encouragement from fellow academicians and my family to embark on the journey of PNC Cognitio School. This institution bears the name of my cherished parents, a name that I proudly share with my students, staff, and all stakeholders, serving as a perpetual reminder that parents are our foremost educators and lifelong guides. It is indeed the sacred duty of every child to hold their parents in reverence.

Curriculum Offered

Cambridge School Early Years Program (Ages 3 to 6)

Our Early Years program is designed to provide young learners with the strongest possible start, helping them achieve crucial developmental milestones and excel both within and beyond the classroom. At PNC Cognitio School, we believe in nurturing well-rounded, confident, and engaged young minds.

Features Of Cambridge Education At PNC Cognitio

Play-Based Learning with a Child-Centered Approach:

Our approach is centered around play-based learning, recognizing that young children learn best when they are actively engaged and having fun. We tailor our curriculum to meet the individual needs and interests of each child.

Comprehensive and Balanced Curriculum: 

Everything your child needs for high-quality learning is included in our program. Our curriculum is thoughtfully crafted, offering a wide range of subjects and activities to foster holistic development.

Cambridge Attributes: 

Our program is built upon the esteemed Cambridge attributes, emphasizing critical thinking, creativity, communication, and collaboration – skills that are essential for success in the 21st century.

Baseline Assessments for Growth: 

We conduct baseline assessments to gauge the child’s current abilities, enabling us to tailor our teaching methods to their specific needs. This ensures steady growth and development throughout the program.

Phonics Instruction: 

We incorporate phonics instruction to enhance the child’s literacy skills, laying a strong foundation for reading and writing.

Montessori Tools for Skill Development: 

We utilize some of the best Montessori tools to facilitate skill development in a hands-on, interactive manner.

Hands-On Activities: 

Learning at Cambridge School is an interactive experience. Children engage in a variety of hands-on activities that promote exploration, experimentation, and discovery.

ICSE Pre-Primary

Welcome to the ICSE Pre-Primary Program

where we lay the foundation for lifelong learning. Our curriculum blends academic excellence with holistic development, ensuring your child grows intellectually, socially, and emotionally in a nurturing environment. Join us for an enriching educational journey tailored to young minds.

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Our approach is designed to empower eager learners to grasp subjects in a substantial manner, ensuring a strong foundation for their educational journey.

The learning process is thoughtfully crafted to be simple, sound, and sensory-based, making the acquisition of knowledge an engaging and enjoyable experience. However, we don’t stop at academics. We recognize the importance of a holistic education, which is why physical activities play a vital role in our curriculum. From skating to swimming, basketball to cricket, students are encouraged to stay active and healthy. Furthermore, we believe that a well-rounded education includes exposure to the arts. Our students have the opportunity to explore music, art, and theatre, fostering creativity and self-expression.

Inclusive Education

In our commitment to fostering an environment of growth and support, we have established a specialized committee known as “Education for Children with Special Needs.” This dedicated committee comprises a distinguished roster of qualified special educators, including seasoned senior specialists and adept associate educators.

Within our inclusive framework, every special-needs child is paired with a proficient one-on-one Associate Special Educator. These associates are further guided by experienced senior special educators, ensuring a comprehensive and structured approach.

At our inclusive school, we don’t just educate; we illuminate the path to a brighter, more inclusive future for all.

Facilities

Extracurricular Activities

At PNC School, we believe in the holistic development of every child. Our extracurricular activities are designed to nurture various talents and interests beyond the classroom. We offer daily sports classes to ensure that our students stay active, develop physical fitness, and learn important life skills such as teamwork and discipline. Additionally, our programs include music, dance, art, and various clubs that encourage creativity and personal growth. By providing a well-rounded educational experience, we help our students discover and cultivate their unique abilities.

Nutrition

At PNCCS, another key program is Nutrition. Introducing Millet has been one of our important achievements in creating a healthy body. Millets are a powerhouse of nutrition, as it is highly fibrous, has magnesium, Niacin (Vitamin B3), is gluten-free and has a high protein content. We understand that a healthy body paves way to a healthy mind, which in turn helps the students to grasp the classroom concepts better.

Campus

The campus boasts outstanding facilities, spacious art studios, a well-stocked library, state-of-the-art Science Labs, and contemporary design studios. This is what makes PNCC stand out from other good ICSE Schools in Whitefield.

Transport

We have dedicated transport services for students coming in from different parts of the city. The buses have spacious accommodations, with no congestion what so ever at any point in time. Kindly connect with our admissions team in case you are looking to avail the facility.

Security

The school has developed a safe, inclusive and supportive environment that involves and communicates with children, young people and their parents/guardians. We encourage child and parent/guardians involvement and engagement that informs safe school operations and builds the capability of children and parents/guardians to understand their rights and responsibilities.

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FAQs

What age group does your pre-school cater to?

  • Our pre-school welcomes children from ages 2 to 6 years old. We offer programs that cater to the specific developmental needs of each age group, ensuring a nurturing and stimulating environment for every child.

What is the teacher-to-student ratio at your pre-school?

We maintain a low teacher-to-student ratio of 1:10 to ensure that each child receives personalized attention and guidance. This allows our educators to focus on the individual needs and learning styles of each student.

What safety measures are in place at your pre-school?

The safety of our students is our top priority. Our pre-school is equipped with CCTV surveillance, secure entry and exit points, and regular safety drills. We have an in-house qualified nurse to address any medical emergencies and provide routine health check-ups. Additionally, we have in-house counselors to support the emotional well-being of our children. All staff members are trained in first aid and emergency response procedures to ensure a safe and secure environment for all children.

Do you provide meals for the children?

Yes, we provide nutritious meals. Our menu is designed by nutritionists to ensure a balanced diet that caters to the dietary needs and preferences of young children.

What co-curricular activities are offered?

We offer a range of co-curricular activities such as music, dance, art, storytelling, sports, and field trips, aimed at enhancing creativity, physical fitness, and social skills among children.

What makes your pre-school unique?

Our pre-school emphasizes play-based learning, nutritious meals, continuous teacher training, and inclusive education. This comprehensive approach ensures a fun, healthy, and supportive environment where every child can thrive and develop a love for learning.

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    Examinations

    PNC Cognitio School, in its full capacity as a K-12 Cambridge International School also serves as an exam center for private candidates from India and around the globe. We offer a wide-range of subject choices from IGCSE, O Level and International AS/A Level to our private candidates. We cater to them through all three available series for Cambridge examinations: March, June and November making it altogether easier for students to easily manage their exam routines.

    PNC Cognitio School in its sole aim to provide an illuminated pathway for students to reach universities worldwide is an official PSAT, SAT and Advanced Placement Test Centre (#: 63838) in association with the College Board, US. 

    We currently offer all the exam series for SAT, PSAT and AP as offered by the College Board allowing students to seamlessly attempt exams at their own comfortable time and apply to universities with ease. From 2023, students will benefit from digital SAT with better exam experiences and faster results all aided by the advanced systems right here at PNC Cognitio.

    With all of the facilities available at PNC Cognitio School, we strive to be a comprehensive package to students, handing over their most powerful passport to quality education around the globe without any hassle in accessibility. 

    New Grade Familiarization Week

    Any new beginning requires mental preparedness , readiness and handling new information by the mind. Kids are no exception to this as they more dependent on parents to assist them in their decisions and actions. With the kids, it is pivotal to make them feel at home to help them ease in to the new surroundings. New Grade Familiarization week is an important stride towards this aspect. This new initiative started with the academic year 2019 -20. These five days are carefully planned and power packed with academic and co-curricular activities to help children start their new academic year on a high note.

    The onboarding process is designed in benefit of new to children build their understanding between newly found friends and teachers. All of them get to know the school culture and get familiar with their environment. Such a program with a caring vision ensures they step into their actual academic periods totally prepared and excited to begin the year long journey. All Grade students were able to start their learning pathway by bonding with teachers and getting valuable insights into their learning objectives for the new academic year. Grade 9 Students for example were able to lay hands on various tools and designs relevant to design and Implementation. It was such an endearing and pleasant sight to watch all young learners get used to the campus and enjoy the program.

    PNC School Culture and values imbibe children with immense moral insights and the program is just providing them a taste of what they are going to experience yearlong within the campus along with their mentors.

    After School Programs

    PNC’s spacious school, a community learning resource, will continue to offer a rich selection of extracurricular activities designed to enhance students’ all-around development. This array of activities is offered during the week and on the weekend. The school strives to earn an excellent State, National, and International reputation for its inter-school sports activities and tournaments.

    Regular sports activities include Swimming, Cricket, Basketball, Skating, Football and more.

    Support classes in a variety of subject areas will also be a key feature of after-school activities to ensure that any student who requires additional guidance will be able to obtain it. Upcoming activities such as Drama, Arts, Environmental Club, and Music Club will be the new features of the after-school programme. A full range of other accredited skills-based courses designed to develop various future skills will be rolled out as part of the “Skills of the Future Cognition”  development plan, which could include Leadership, ICT, Entrepreneurship, Communication, Gen X Skills, and many more.

    Applying learning and developing professional skills are key to our young people’s successful futures.

    Child's Learning Partners

    Education Professionals – Our highly qualified and motivated teachers have been carefully selected for their teaching excellence and ability to actively engage students in the learning process. We implement an ongoing programme of workshops and professional development sessions, often conducted by noted educationists in around the world, to ensure that our teachers are up to date with the latest developments in educational techniques and methods.

    The Senior Leadership Team and a team of Subject Leaders are well experienced and are complemented by professional teachers to meet the needs of our student population.

    Partnership with Parents – Parents play an important role in the learning journey of the child at school. At PNC we provide varied platforms for parents to interact with the students thus giving them the real time application of the subjects. Through a regular communication system – written and data reports, SMS, email, and a programme of consultation evenings – parents are regularly updated on the progress of their children and activities in the school. Parents are welcome to discuss their children’s individual progress with the concerned teacher or school Principal or any member of the Senior Leadership Team at a mutually convenient time.

    Parent Voice including a monthly forum with the Principal is conducted regularly. These meetings provide an opportunity for all our parents to voice any concerns, suggestions, or ideas they may have.

    Child Health & Safety

    The health and safety support network is made up of people such as extended family, friends, and community members who will work together in sync with the school to develop and maintain a plan that will ensure long-term safety, belonging, and well-being of our Children. A healthy mind and a healthy body are inseparable, binding upon each other for a productive life.

    The purpose of the School Safety and Health Program are:

    1. To promote a healthy lifestyle among students, by providing them with knowledge and skills that will enable them to take responsible decisions to protect their health and well-being.
    2. To build healthy eating habits through the Wholesome Healthy Lunch – The power of 5 food groups.
    3. To enhance the role of students in contributing actively and positively to the national health situation by following various initiatives at this level like – “Swach”.
    4. To ensure that School Health becomes and continues to be an integral part of the overall education program in all schools.
    5. Ensure health and well-being is a key learning area and healthy practices are key competencies to be instilled as part of our curriculum.
    6. The school has developed a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment that involves and communicates with children, young people and their parents/guardians.
    7. We encourage child and parent/guardians involvement and engagement that informs safe school operations and builds the capability of children and parents/guardians to understand their rights and responsibilities.

    Cambridge Pathway School

    Cambridge Primary starts learners on an exciting educational journey. Typically for 5 to 11-year-olds, it develops young learners who are confident, responsible, reflective, innovative, and engaged and includes an assessment that proves and improves learning. Students in this programme follow Stages 1 to 6 of the Cambridge Primary Curriculum, which continues to build on the foundations that are established in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Ongoing reviews ensure that each student’s progress and development are continuous and meet predetermined standards.

    We encourage students to think independently, use their initiative, and participate in a meaningful and active manner in the learning process. At the end of Grade 5 (Stage 6), students will prepare for the University of Cambridge Primary Checkpoint Examinations in English, Mathematics, and Science. The tests are marked in Cambridge to provide an international benchmark of learner performance. Learners receive a statement of achievement and a diagnostic feedback report. Feedback reports show how a learner has performed in relation to the curriculum, their learning group, the whole school, and against all learners who have taken tests in that series around the world.

    The core academic curriculum includes instruction in English, Mathematics, Science, Global Perspective (Social Studies & EVM) and Digital Learning. Kannada is taught to all students and caters for native and non-native speakers. In addition, the school offers French and Hindi. The overall educational experience is enhanced and supplemented with an enriched visual and performing arts programme that embraces both western and local culture as well as an excellent school sports provision.

    The Finnish Education Model

    Freedom to choose, express, explore and learn. These are the wings of the learning flight in PNCCS. Our pedagogy adaption to the world’s best education system is to prepare today’s learners for Gen-Z. As a resource school, it is our endeavour in providing an enriching learning environment for our Cognitions to learn.
    The Finnish Adaptation in our school is characterized by the understanding that a student who is happy in the classroom and is comfortable since he/she is free to learn at his own pace, will learn the knowledge that is needed. Finnish teachers have genuine pedagogical freedom, as well as autonomy to teach. Therefore, they are motivated in their day to day activities. Teachers spend approximately 400 + hours of training during a year. This includes a wide range of skills such as Subject Matter Expertise, Classroom Management, Equipping Students with 21st Century Skills, and many more.
    The Facilitators have at their disposal a range of ready-to-use materials in their classrooms. The learning labs and Research Points empower the teacher to promote experiential and active learning.
    Thus a plant rooted in good soil and environment bears fruits that sustains itself and the community. And so is every Cognition.
    Progressing in this pathway, two initiatives that shape our children’s mind is “Speakathon” and “Thoughtcast”. These learning platforms help the learners to reflect on various topics which impact them, the environment, and the community at large. Learners express, debate, and pen down their thoughts. Thus transforming them into confident individuals who can voice their opinions, accept or reflect on critical reviews and collaborate to find solutions.
    The pedagogy promotes mastery of learning through thinking routines. It is a synonym for the layers of soil. Each is different in texture and composition but all are important.