Ekya offers a gamut of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Programs are constructed with clear learning matrices and stress on providing students with opportunities to identify and nurture their unique talents. Competitions such as poetry recitation, general knowledge trivia and quizzes, handwriting, art, elocution, essay writing and music are conducted in the course of the academic year to prepare and equip students with communication, social and self management skills. These competitions are designed to develop and hone the children’s contemporary knowledge and overall confidence.
The Love to Read Program is aimed to inculcate a love for books and the written word. The purpose of this program is to enhance vocabulary, thinking and comprehension skills through exciting activities such as the Reading Week, book swaps, in-class libraries, digital library and book exhibitions.
The Visual Arts Program is a child-centric curriculum which has been designed to help the child see, express and appreciate art. The program is guided by Ms. Bee Lian Kehk who is a part of the Art Unit at the Curriculum Planning and Development Division, Ministry of Education, Singapore. The Art curriculum was designed to integrate 2D and 3D artworks to develop a sense of craftsmanship and to appreciate and be aware of diverse cultures and traditions.
Ekya CARES Program stands for Ekya Creativity, Action, Research, Empathy and Sustainability. The program engages children with real world issues and inspires and challenges them to find solutions.
The Physical Education Program at Ekya ensures the holistic development of all students. Children are encouraged to make the most of the facilities provided to them. Some of the games that are available to the students include basketball, volleyball, throwball, table tennis, chess and carom.
Competitions are held at grade and inter-house levels regularly, and students showcase their ability to excel in the various sporting arenas provided.
Other activities in schools are:
Experts Speak @ Ekya
This program exposes the young learners to different career options and trains of thought by inviting experts who have made their mark in different fields. Students are encouraged to ask questions, interact and learn from different people.
Other activities include:
• Model United Nations
• Literary Association
• School Choir
• Chess Club
• Performing Arts Department