Features of the Sanctuary Schools
The Sanctuary schools are recognized government schools
Children from 3-12 are taught from pre-school up to Class 5 level, based on the Andhra Pradesh curriculum.
Free Mid-day meals (cooked in the kitchen of one of the village families), clothes, textbooks, notebooks and other school supplies
We have Mixed age classroom setting providing an individualized learning program.
2 teachers and have a maximum of 45 children into about four or five groups on the basis of learning levels.
Children are also taught livelihood skills like pottery, handicrafts, stitching, weaving, candle making and carpentry.
The children are also trained in arts, games and fitness programs through specialists and resource persons.
Teachers are adults from the local/ neighboring communities with basic academic qualification of undergraduate degree.
In case teachers don’t have B.Ed degree, the learning center helps enroll in a program offering undergraduate degree in education (B.Ed).