The school has a state-of-the-art green building and has won the best school building award in North India in 2017.
The campus is designed by a team of world class architects. It is organized and built to enhance learning and to provide a setting for the child to perceive the world through spatial dimensions, shapes, and textures. Indoor and outdoor learning landscapes are designed to give the child a three-dimensional, kaleidoscopic learning experience. The physical spaces at the Ardee School connects with the psychic pedagogy of the child to nurture a child centred environment.
Green Architecture and Learning Landscapes
The Ardee campus embodies the spirit of innovation and aspiration to define new standards in design of urban campuses in a city like New Delhi.Read More
The central theme is sustainability and the belief that a building is not just a structure made of brick and mortar but a space that facilitates learning.
The discovery court is the core of the building environment and the place where all the learning and discovery meet hence earning the name ‘Discovery Court’. The design complements an environment suited for learning through discovery and exploration. The unique element here is the green plant vertical wall, which reminds each student of the need to remain connected and in harmony with nature. The sky glass viewing galleries on different floors provide an aerial view of the events held in the Discovery court. The court has 230 digital moving retractable seats facing a raised stage for performances and A/V projections with accessible digital Podiums.
The Discovery Court is where students discover opportunities to ideate, create and innovate.
The retractable seating creates a platform for theatre performances, debates and is a melting pot of diverse ideas, activities and spontaneous caRead More
The Earth Café - offers a beautiful indoor space wherein students meet every day for breakfast and lunch. A nutritious and well balanced menu is sent out to parents at the beginning of every month.Read More
The Classroom environment is one of the most important factors affecting student learning. A positive environment is one in which students feel a sense of belonging, learn to trust others, and feel encouraged to tackle challenges, take risks, and ask questions.
The layout, design and decor of the classrooms have a significant effect upon the quality of the educational experience. Attention has been given to the acoustics and colour scheme to reduce distractions and aid concentration. The sound system has been treated well to reduce echo and cause less strain on the teacher’s voice. The furniture likewise has been designed to influence factors such as student attention span as well as providing support to a good spinal posture. The lights are energy efficient LED’s. A glass wall at the entrance of the classroom reduces students feeling of being confined as they are able to be part of the world outside. In addition, it also makes them feel secure.
Energy efficient air conditioners have been strategically placed maintaining a 26 degrees’ temperature. With the additional use of fans students will be able to move in and out without falling prey to extreme contrast in temperature. Each classroom is fitted with air purifiers to ensure that the AQI level and P.M 2.5 and 10 are monitored at all times and the environment is healthy and safe for the students. Select plants have been added to enhance the oxygen level andfurther improve the air quality.
In the Ardee classroom, light laminate desks have been arranged to facilitate group seating and interactive learning. The furniture is light and mobile to enable different layouts for seating corresponding to the lesson. Swivel, adjustable chairs on wheels for Year 6 upwards students will enable kinesthetic activities which are conducive to learning. With this style of seating the Ardee Room is user friendly for the presenter and supports new learning-centred paradigm for students.
The classroom is AV/TV equipped and all components like acoustics, lighting, seating have been coordinated with the special requirements of technology and each component has been researched and integrated into the design.
Use of technology includes visuals using multimedia aids and a prominent aid is the state of art Promethean smart Board. The USP of the promethean board is that it takes teaching to the next level with focus on interactive visual experience rather than only textual learning. Each class room is equipped with a CCTV and a public address system.Read More
The Art Studios and the Observatory terrace that leads out from them offer students a creative space to explore Art and Design as an independent subject as well as explore how it impacts the world as a whole. The spacious Art Studio allows studentsto explore a variety of media whilst the connected Design Technology laboratory allows them to explore different materials and make 3-D items themselves.
Learners gain confidence and enthusiasm as they develop technical skills in two and three dimension form and composition, and are able to identify and solve problems in visual and tactile forms. The ambience develops a greater awareness of the role played by the visual arts in society and in history, broadening cultural horizons and individual experience.Read More
Music and the performing arts are a vital component of everyday learning that leads to the overall development of a child. The children enjoy specialist music lessons with dedicated teachers with a passion and flair for the subject. The double walled sound proof studio offers musical appreciation and training in the elements of music. Vocal and instrumental training forms an integral part of the curriculum. The studio serves as a recording studio encouraging students to explore their creativity in all styles of music.Read More
The Montessori elementary child enters a prepared learning environment designed to address the psychological characteristics and developmental needs of his age group. Collaborative learning and a natural attraction to group work cultivate interest and drive incredible intellectual inquiries. The deep ecology of cosmic education creates a social dynamic that supports the growth of the community.Read More
Preparing students for skills of the 21st century Students in the 21st century will have to thrive as creators and innovators. At the Ardee School Incubation Lab, we aim to prepare our students for the future skills for the 21st century. With state-of-the-art technology set up in virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence, we aim to expose our students to leading technologies that are shaping today's world. A specially curated curriculum will enable children to define, differentiate, understand virtual reality, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence and apply their skills towards creating real solutions. They will be introduced to design thinking and entrepreneurship and its impact on the world through discussions about latest trends and experience of future technology in state-of-the-art setups. The Incubation Lab at the Ardee School is led by leading world-class innovators and scientists and encourages its students to take their solutions to international stage through competitions, papers, and patents. In the process, we hope to teach our students the value of effective communication, collaboration, and reflection. The curriculum has been carefully developed to teach the students values of group work through self-assessment and Kanban methodologies. Students will receive lectures on fundamentals of the technology and tools to develop solutions of virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence. They will also work collaboratively on a capstone project showcasing their learnings on tech innovation and its applications. Ardee School Incubation Lab will turn our students into thought leaders of tomorrow ready to take on challenges and be change makers of tomorrow.Read More
Realizing that technology is a key aspect of learning in the schools, The Ardee school, has two ICT labs accessible to students at all times. These computers are connected with two dedicated internal servers to save data and provide easy accessibility. The lab computers are equipped with the latest operating systems and software to allow students to develop dynamic skills through interactive screen time. The school is also equipped with a dedicated broadband Internet connection forstudents to be familiar with the Internet, and engage in continuous research activities.Read More
This Lab is a truly unique space in the school where different elements and expressions of creativity, arts, science, technology and design converge. The Centre is set-up in association with teams, professionals and companies which are working on the leading edge of their domains. The ‘Fab Lab’, as students have named it, houses the following:
- Multi-media lab with advances machines.
- 3D printers and laser scanners for prototyping and modelling.
- Eye gaze tracking device.
- Online collaboration platform for learning beyond physical space of the school.
- Virtual reality labs to project complex environments.
- Basic machines and tools for DIY (Do it yourself).
- Brainstorming and Think Spaces.
- Wood working machine
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math come alive in a manner that every student gets inspired to enquire, ideate and create something that is the outcome of his personal quest Imagination and creativity go hand in hand in this work space.Read More
The Chemistry lab is equipped with Modular lab furniture in powder-coated GI sheets, adhering to the latest international trends in laboratories world-wide. The safety of students is always a priority and all labs are equipped with safety equipment of international standards.Read More
The Physics lab is spread over a large area and fitted with state of art material to facilitate student learning
The safety of students is always a priority and all labs are equipped with safety equipment of international standards.
The Biology lab is spacious and equipped with all the equipment to facilitate student learning at the highest level.This includes facilities to conduct DNA experiments, cell biology labs, enzyme experiments, genetics experiments, molecular biology labs, plant science experiments, animal science labs and more.Read More
Ardee Health Room
The School has a well equipped health room that provides first aid to the student in need, under the supervision of a full time nurse. We have a tie up with the hospital in our neighbourhood for emergency situations.
A qualified and experienced nurse is available on campus to manage and assess any health issues that may arise during school hours. In the event of an emergency requiring medical attention, the student will be shifted to the nearest hospital and parents will be informed of the same. A comprehensive medical record of each student is maintained by the school nurse. Basic first-aid kits have been made available in high risk areas such as the laboratories as well as on the school buses. The school nurse also educates the school community about health through school projects and the school newsletter. Our Board has a leading pediatrician of Delhi who is available to address any issue pertaining to the school and the health and safety of our students.
The school also has a tie up with Fortis hospital next door which gives immediate attention to Ardee students and parents.Read More
Learning Resource Centres
The school’s aim is developing enquiring minds which are equipped to engage in the advances of this modern technological world, without losing key skills. The School has a modern automated library which is linked with the curriculum and the interest and needs of the reader. The Ardee digital library offers a collection of documents in organized electronic form. Students are able to access magazine articles, books, papers, images, sound files, and videos.
The learning resource centre has handpicked books periodicals, database of all genres suiting appropriate reading levels. Resource books, manuals are stored for research at senior grades.
A special IT skill programme is designed to teach students how to access, use and communicate information and is introduced at the preliminary stage to ensure the student becomes an independent learner.Read More
Astro Turf Field
Learning to win and lose, to lead and be led, to push oneself to and perhaps beyond one's limits, to think as part of a team, to know when to strive for more and when to acknowledge defeat; these are all part of learning to be human.
Consequently, Ardee aims to give every student the chance to benefit from learning through sport by playing and being taught the sport of his choice at the level appropriate to his abilities and interest.
There is a vast range of sports available, from the familiar like soccer,, hockey, cricket, badminton , athletics, skating.
In all there are variety of different games on offer, all coached by Ardee PE department and professional coaches. The Ardee School extends it’s international Sports facilities with it’s new Astro turf Sports field.Read More
Indoor Sports Hall
The indoor Sports Hall which is over 20,000 sq. feet is designed as a multi-sport indoor area for students.
As we are aware, Delhi faces extreme weather conditions when it's excessively hot outdoors or during wet and humid during monsoons or lately our biggest concern being extreme levels of pollution in the city.
We have fitted two large Air-washers and a well-planned ducting system which even during extreme hot summer days keeps the temperature maintained much below 25 degrees. These continuously circulate clean and filtered air across the entire area.
These Air-washers are further fitted with An electrostatic precipitator (ELECTRONIC AIR CLEANER) which is a filtration device that removes fine particles, like dust and smoke, from a flowing gas using the force of an induced electrostatic charge minimally impeding the flow of gases through the unit. This system removes all airborne particles of Smoke, Dust, Pollen, Dander etc, Captures particles as small as 0.3 microns.
This system assures that when in use, our students breathe good air even when the AQI levels in the city get to severe and hazardous.
Students use this area for gymnastics, parkour, yoga, health and fitness activities and sports.Read More
The Ardee School has a soccer field of size 50 by 30 metres, a good size for 7 a side football match for senior students and 9-a-side for junior students. The play field is well maintained. It is used during the Physical Education lessons for Football and volleyball with a separate play volley ball court beside the big field. The school team has a dedicated time slot thrice a week for football training. Saturday Sports is a major part of the students’ enrichment especially for those students who want to develop their basic skills in all major sports, namely football, basketball, cricket and volleyball.Read More
The school has a swimming pool for EYFS, primary and secondary students. The children are trained by professional instructors and the pool is always manned by a lifeguard.
The school has well established procedures in place for day-to-day pool management, as well as strictly enforced rules for pool users.Read More
The school’s outdoor basketball court is of an international standard size. It is made of synthetic rubber (9 layers of synthetic used) with fiber glass back board, Length: 28 m, Width: 15 m, Rim height: 3.05 cm (10') Safety aspects have been detailed with poles covered with thick pads. The court is also used for tennis and badminton practice.Read More