Promoted in 2002 The Heritage Xperiential Learning School, Gurgaon is an English medium co-educational school affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), UK and the International Baccalaureate’s Diploma Program (IBDP), Geneva and offers classes from nursery to higher secondary.
The school maintains a high faculty-student ratio to facilitate individual attention and better learning, besides investing a lot of time and resources in teacher training. According to a school spokesperson, “Our endeavour is to help children develop their full potential. A tremendous amount of care and nurturing goes into physical, mental, and cognitive teaching methodology which steadily unfolds the child’s true and inherent potential.”
The 18-acre campus of Heritage Xperiential Learning School Gurgaon offers all the modern facilities such as weather-controlled classrooms equipped with audio-visual aids, subject laboratories with latest equipments, resource room, a library with 15,000 books, medical room, play ground with world class sports equipments and a cafeteria. It also offers design labs for carpentry, pottery, textile, handicrafts and multimedia. Students can avail the school transport facility. Sports facilities include multiple football and hockey fields, four basket ball courts, cricket ground and five practice nets, two badminton courts, six table tennis tables with robot for training and a swimming pool.
The campus also hosts studios for dance and theatre, practice room for musical instruments, an air-conditioned auditorium and an amphitheatre.
The school is affiliated with CBSE and the academic system is divided into three levels:
Junior programme (nursery to grade III) – The Junior programme adopts inquiry and exploration as vehicles for learning and aims to make learning a fun experience.
Middle programme (grade IV to VII) – The teaching-learning experience in the middle programme is a balanced amalgamation of hands on project work and analyses of experiences to construct concepts, knowledge and skill sets modeled around project based learning (PBL).
Senior programme (grade VIII to XII) – The senior programme adopts a dialogic, participative pedagogy and students are constantly encouraged and empowered to be self-directed and accept responsibility for learning.
The Heritage School is one of the few schools in the country that provides education to differently abled children.
Extracurricular: The school encourages a variety of co-curricular activities such as music, dance, drama, painting, literature, film and sculpture. Students are also encouraged to engage themselves in sports such as basket ball, football, hockey, tennis, badminton, cricket and swimming.
Neena Kaul (principal)
Registration and application forms can be downloaded from the school website. Minimum age criterion for admission to nursery is three years plus as on April 1 of the year of admission. Admission to nursery is on the basis of an interaction/interview with the school authorities. Admissions to class I to X are on the basis of performance in the written test and interview. Admissions to class XI and XII are based on the class X board results conducted by CBSE and any other equivalent board exams and interview of the child.
Fees: Annual fee for nursery is Rs. 1, 18,000.
The Heritage Xperiential Learning School, Gurgaon is one of the few schools in the country that provides education to differently abled children.
The school is ranked #1 in the co-ed day 1-100 category in the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2020-21.
Being a day school, The Heritage Xperiential Learning School, Gurgaon does not offer accommodation facility.