Shiksha High School, Bikaner has a sprawling campus of 2.5 acres, near Camel Farm, Shivbari where the imposing school building stands tall representing self-reliance, confidence, indomitable human spirit and of course, abundance.
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At SHS, classrooms are equipped to integrate technology into our curriculum delivery. Vibrant colors and ergonomic student friendly furniture all combine to create a highly conducive atmosphere for enhanced learning. Facilitators can choose the best material to supplement their classroom sessions to reinforce the concepts. This aids in improving the overall academic performance in school.
Shiksha High School has an all currant, fully equipped physics laboratory to introduce the students of classes IX and above to the wonderful world of physical experimentation. Its main objective is to inculcate scientific temperament in students and encourage practical learning. The lab is brightly lit and well ventilated. The laboratory has a dark room for experiments requiring no external light source. It also comprises regularly used instruments for the syllabus based experiments along with special and exclusive instruments.
The spacious and well ventilated Chemistry Laboratory has a capacity of 50 students. It comprises a comprehensive assortment of chemicals and equipments required up to class XII. A proper chemical disposal unit makes the lab eco- friendly and safe to use. Though the junior students work under a guided schedule, the seniors can carry out experiments that can go beyond the prescribed syllabus. This not only leads to the learning of scientific concepts, but also helps in developing a scientific attitude.
The spacious and well equipped Biology Laboratory is a suitable place for experiment and projects into life processes. The paraphernalia comprises sophisticated apparatus, specimens and chemicals. In order to substantiate theory there are charts models and slides that can be viewed under the simple and compound microscopes. Blood testing equipment is also available. The array of specimens help them to understand and appreciate the diversity of the living world. The charts and models help the students to visualize biological discoveries and processes that have revolutionized human life.
The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated but to make complicated things simple.” The idea and purpose of the mathematics lab is to help the students to develop mathematical skills by offering multiple teaching and learning aids to visualize mathematics. The activities carried out to explore the world of numbers and figures inculcate a favorable perspective towards mathematics in the students. The mathematics lab gives the students an opportunity to verify the validity of the mathematical truths under the teacher’s supervision.
The students are groomed to face the tough challenge of the world of computers they will have to face later on. Some of the skills taught to the senior secondary and secondary classes are: Java on Net beans, C++ Programming, My SQL, HTML, XML, Networking concepts, MS Office , Photo-editing, Movie making and so on. The students of the Middle School enjoys learning Power point presentation, Programming in Q Basic, general information on MS Office. Juniors are initiated into computers through Paint, MS Office, LOGO (introductory) and Word Pad among others. More emphasis is given towards using the freeware software ( Java, Net beans, C++, Open Office, Q basic etc). The senior secondary curriculum offers the students in computers– Computer Science. The students are made to work on various projects right from class IX onwards. The students also participate in various competitions to show their skills.
The art and craft room serves the purpose of initiating the students towards the world of art. Children are taught to draw caricature & different sketches. Various pieces of art such as greeting cards, diyas, and paintings are made here. Skills such as warli art, glass painting, fabric painting, canvas painting and embroidery are taught and practiced.
The spacious music room deals with teaching the students the basic principles of music; both instrumental and vocal. Students can choose from an array of choices in terms of instruments to learn like guitar, synthesizer, violin, flute, etc. Various folk and patriotic songs are also taught to the students.
SHS always gives superfluous importance to games and sports. The school is well equipped to cater players need in sports like swimming, tennis, football, basketball, chess etc. The School has a football ground, basket ball court, badminton court & swimming pool with filter plant.
The sports day is a grand and much awaited annual event – It is an Inter house athletic meet with several events for the Junior, Middle and Senior Classes.
LIBRARY & READING ROOM
Reading is the backbone of knowledge. To instill reading habits, better reading facilities are created. The school is equipped with a library with a large collection of books, journals, magazines, reference books, books on career guidance, encyclopedias, classics, fiction, children’s books, latest bestsellers and a plethora of magazines make the library a reader’s delight. Every year new books are added to improve the existing stock.