Sagar Public School (SPS), Saket Nagar is a coeducational day school affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. The school was started in 2001 by Shree Sudhir Kumar Agrawal, founder of The Sagar Group which runs various schools and vocational institutes in Bhopal. The school boasts student strength of 3200 children and faculty strength of 310.
The school campus spreads across 3.5 acres hosting a spacious indoor auditorium with a seating capacity of 700 people, spacious classrooms equipped with smart boards, an audio-visual room, spacious, well-furnished, fully automated library that can accommodate 50 students, well equipped language lab, rooms for dance, music and art and craft classes.
The school playground hosts facilities for sports such as football, cricket, hockey and athletics. There are three basketball courts, two badminton courts and a volley ball court, two big swimming pools and one splash pool for kindergarten.
At the pre primary level, Montessori Method is followed to encourage the children to develop practical, intellectual, physical and social discipline. There are two teachers available throughout the day in the classroom to facilitate learning and children are engaged in art and craft, music, dance and games.
Educational trips and picnics also form the part of the curriculum; various competitions like English and Hindi poem recitation, hand writing, coloring and fancy dress events are organized. No formal tests are conducted for pre primary students. The performance of the child in all spheres is monitored regularly which forms the basis of their promotion to the next class.
At the primary and middle school levels, an interesting teaching approach is followed, through which teachers make use of diagrams, graphical representation, charts and models, interactive white boards and most teaching sessions are held at the language lab, math Lab and junior science lab. Students are also taken out on educational visits to museums, engineering and technological institutes and industries.
At the secondary level, the school’s academic pattern is flexible and adopts a learner centric approach. In regulation with CCE, the assessment in classes VI-X is done by conducting different activities and written examinations. Students are exposed to MCQs, projects, creative writing, listening skills, narration, story writing, dialogues, class presentations, enactments, source analysis and Power Point Presentations.
The senior secondary school program prepares students for examinations in the fields of humanities, science and commerce as per CBSE curriculum. Students of the senior secondary school are also prepared to appear in the various competitive examinations through class room coaching system designed by the school’s faculty.
Other curricular practices in senior secondary school include project based assessments, science exhibitions, activities, research, weekly quiz competitions, presentations and monthly reviews. Field trips, workshops and guest lecturers with experts and specialists in various fields are also conducted.
Extracurricular: The school organizes an annual art, craft, science, mathematics and social science work display called Spectrum, an overnight camp which offers an opportunity for youth to explore their leadership potential, gain independence, have fun, and make new friends and an annual cultural fiesta- where children present a whole panorama of culture and tradition reflecting their infinite talents through various programs.
Dr. Jaishree Kanwar
The school’s admission period for nursery and pre primary classes is between December and January and for class XI between May and June; allocation of stream will be confirmed on the basis of class X result, entrance test and student’s aptitude.
Admissions to nursery, kindergarten and class I require attested copy of the birth certificate, issued by the Municipal Corporation.
A student admitted into Class II or above will have to produce the Transfer Certificate duly signed by the principal and counter signed by the competent Government Educational Authority along with the verified photocopy of report card of the previous class.
Admission to classes IX and above is made on the basis of a written entrance exam.
For information on fees please log onto http://spsbhopal.ac.in/index.php/admissions/fee-structure.
Sagar Public School, Saket Nagar, Bhopal won the first prize from International Space Society in October 2013 for its project design to survive on the planet Mars.
Students of SPS Saket Nagar have won laurels for their science projects at the Regional CBSE Science Exhibition. The school’s projects were also selected among the top five project presentations at the national level.