A wide spectrum of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities ranging from sports to community service complements VN's programmes. These activities are both formal and informal in nature. A boarding school gives children a very special experience. The daily routine and the communal living they experience at their age helps them learn self-discipline and self-reliance.
The daily routine includes following activities.
6.00 am to 6.45 am
6.45 am to 7.30 am
Keep yourself fit and clean
7.30 am to 8.30 am
8.30 am to 8.50 am
8.50 am to 9.10 am
Prayer and Assembly
9.10 am to 12.20 pm
Class sessions (short recess in between)
12.20 pm to 1.00 pm
1.30 pm to 3.55 pm
4.05 pm to 4.30 pm
Milk and snacks served
4.30 pm to 6.00 pm
Sweat out time with sports
Return to dorms and change for dinner
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
8.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Retire to bed (lights off)
A Residential Institution takes on a dual role of academic instructions and parenting. Students well-being and sense of comfort are top priorities at Vidya Niketan Residential School. The Dormitories are areas for relaxation and socialization.
The design of the building is conducive to creating the ideal setting for harmonious living. Each dormitory is headed by a House Parent living within the dormitory premises. They are responsible for creating a family environment with loving supervision and guidance. The washroom block of the dormitories has western style toilets and bathrooms with hot water facilities.
It's a place known as "A Home Away From Home".
A modern and spacious kitchen serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Meals are prepared under hygienic conditions with careful supervision. Every attention is paid to prove a balanced diet . The menu includes food starting from the ethnic Indian cuisine of rice, dal, roti and vegetables to typical favourites like chicken curry, biryani etc. Seasonal fruits, variety of salads, sweet dishes etc.
The spacious dining hall is well laid and provides ample space for students to have their meals comfortably. Separate sections are maintained for vegetarian and non-vegetarian students. Discipline and decorum pervades the dining hall and students begin every meal with a prayer. Cleanliness is of supreme concern and strictly maintained to ensure contamination free environs and hygienic conditions.
Breakfast, Cookie break, Lunch, High tea, Dinner as well as Milk and Cookies before bed. The menu is well planned in consultation with nutritionists and the school doctor and school nurse.