Affiliated to H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala

HAPS provides quality in education which empowers its students to meet the future requirements of life and society. We strive hard to enable students to take decision, find creative solutions, plan effective action strategies and plan their career. They are inspired to work hard to achieve their aims and objectives, right from nursery to senior secondary level. The curriculum is structured keeping in view the ever changing trends in the field of education. Supplementary study packages developed by the research & Development wing of the school are provided to guide the day to day activities of the teachers and students. The classroom programmes and teaching strategies are constantly reinvented , evaluated and revamped to create the most appropriate educational environment that the child needs. The teaching learning programmes at all levels are unique and they are the result of cross-fertilization of the finest teaching learning methodologies.


The school has introduced C.C.E i.e continuous comprehensive evaluation in primary and lower secondary section since 2005. Our teachers are fully trained and dedicated to implement continuous comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) keeping in view the directions of Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, H.P Board of School Education and other latest educational trends in the country. Through C.C.E. each and every aspect of personality is evaluated. It also helps to know the development of the child in academic as well as non academic sphere. The final result of the child is not dependent on a single summative exam, but it is the result of continuous evaluation carried throughout the academic session.


Band 5 & 6 : Secondary and senior secondary (class 9 to 12)

At present, the school offers only the non-medical and medical subject combinations in science stream.

Equal stress is laid on preparation for the board examinations as well as for the competitive entrance examinations.

Specially designed printed study packages are provided, to make the preparation for both the board and competitive entrance examinations.

Steps are taken to inculcate learning techniques such as the use of memory frames ( for comprehensive study and quick memorization as well as quick recall), Magical 2x-Answer sheets (for learning through objective MCQs) and Doubt removal Forms (for organizing Doubt Removal sessions)

Self study techniques are emphasized through self study sessions.

Special emphasis is laid on laboratory practice.

Information technology is one of the compulsory subjects, which equips the students to face the rapid technological changes in the 21st century.

Band 4 : Middle (Class 6 to 8)

Equal emphasis is laid on skills development along with course content of the text books.

Steps are taken to inculcate learning techniques for comprehension and long term retention of the course content.

The focus is on in depth conceptual learning and application of the comprehended knowledge.

Specially developed printed supplementary study packages and assignments are used to guide the teaching learning processes and the study of the text books.

Students are exposed to objective tests.

Steps are taken to strengthen comprehension, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

Group and individual projects, discovery, exploration and learning through discussions is emphasized.

Personality development and value education is emphasized.

Use of computers and exposure to information technology and multimedia is given greater weight age.


primary level

Band 2 & 3 : Primary (Class 1 to 5)

Focus is on the development of languages (Hindi & English) and mathematical skills.

A thematic approach is followed to stimulate the children through interactive classroom sessions.

Specially designed and printed supplementary study packages and assignments are used to guide the study of text books.

Extensive use of latest trends in educational technology is preferred.

Project works in class call for mass participation. However, equal emphasis is laid on developing strong sense of individuality.

Field trips, day camps, activity days are organized to make learning a fun.

Us of multimedia for conceptual development is preferred.

The focus is on skill development & comprehension, and not on memorization of text book content.

Mental and oral mathematics is specially emphasized.

Computer literacy is emphasized.


Band-1 : Pre-primary (Nursery and Kindergarten)

Learning is through play-way method and fun filled activities.

Stories and poems are dramatized using appropriate expressive actions.

Focus is on developing the communication skills of the child.

Maximum participation of the students is encouraged through drawing, colouring, painting, group-games, clay-modelling, flash-cards, day-camps, plays, festival celebrations etc.

Children comprehend the Numbers, English and Hindi through printed assignments and use of multimedia programmes through computers.

primary level