Happy Hours School is one of the best play schools in Alpha 2, Greater Noida. It was started in 1993 at Noida to provide pre-school children a healthy and fun-filled learning experience. Its aim was the all-round development of a child, getting ready to be independent, confidently able to function in the real world. Happy Hours School is a child-friendly, safe, well built, with spacious and airy classrooms. It has well equipped, teaching aids, toys, puzzles, library, audiovisual aids, water pool, play zones, activity rooms and spacious lawn and garden where children can do gardening and can be with nature. Besides this, the school celebrates festivals, picnics and excursions, Mothers day, Grandparents day, Friendship day, Annual day, Sports day, Children's birthday. Children are encouraged to enter competitions. Parents are also active partners, they provide valuable inputs to the school. Orientation programs are held from time to time. They are invited to all functions of the school. AIM The main aim is to give a strong foundation to the children. Play way techniques are implemented to make children understand basic concepts. Various modern teaching aids are also involved in this process. Computer exposure is also given to children so that they are at ease with computers. A friendly and caring staff is always there to help children. BACKGROUND Happy Hours School was started in 1993 with an objective of Pre-School Educations of toddlers. The basic aim was to prepare them for their formal schooling and also give education to needy. The school is managed by Brig BM Memorial Trust under the leadership of Mrs. Amla Lal. TIMINGS The school works from 9 am to 12.15 pm in summers and from 9.15 am to 12.30pm in winters. We are open 5 days a week. ADMISSION The school reserves the right to refuse admission without giving any reason for refusal. REGISTRATION Registration charges have to be paid on demand of prospectus. REPORTS Term reports are issued quarterly which have to be returned to the class teacher with the time period of 2 days and they are not to be filled with. At the end of the session, Report Cards will be handed over to parents to keep a record of their child’s early learning year. Regular PTA’s are held Parents are suggested to attend all PTA’s it will keep them informed about their child’s progress Parents can meet teachers with prior appointment only. Appointments can be taken through the diary. STATIONARY & BOOKS The school has its own set of books and stationary which is added on to from time to time. Children's have only to carry their water bottles which are to be properly labeled. Napkins and Tablemats will be sent on Friday for washing and ironing. The same is to be sent back on Monday. SCHOOL VISIT Parents are not to visit the school during school hours. Early pickup of the child has to be informed by the teacher earlier. However, this has to be discouraged Parents are not allowed inside the classrooms during the school hours. BIRTHDAYS Children’s birthdays are celebrated in the school. Parents have to send birthday cakes and sweets on that day for the whole school. MEALS A dietician recommends a menu for the children. Pure vegetarian and healthy meals are provided to them.The menu of the week is sent to the parents in the child’s diary. Parents are to check the school diary daily. TRANSPORTATION School van will pick up and drop the children and on the main gate of the locality. Full proof arrangements for dropping and picking up the child, are to be made by parents. No change in the bus stop will be made. A teacher is always on the board with the children. MISHAPS Through adequate care is taken, the school is not responsible for any accidents or injury that may occur in or around to premises while on excursions and outings or while traveling to or from the school premises. EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Children are taken for various picnics from time to time and various competitions are held in school to encourage the child.All the festivals like Diwali, Christmas, Holi are celebrated to make children feel proud of Indian heritage. Parents are requested to encourage their child’s participation in all the activities of the school. Regular activities are arranged for children from time to time keeping in mind the requirements of the children. Regular on stage activities are conducted where children are to come on stage and sing rhymes, dance etc in front of the whole school. Fancy dress competitions of various themes are also arranged from time to time. PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT Childhood is the age for fun and learning. Child’s mind is sharpened energy developed and potential fully developed through a variety of purposeful activities. The total program is play oriented. Creativity in a child is encouraged. Activities like painting, rhyming, singing, clay modeling, block building fancy chess etc are being organized in the school from time to time. MEDICAL EXAMINATION An experienced pediatrician visits the school in every term and examine children and writes in the school report about suggestion and profile of the child. Parents are advised to go through the health record of their child. DAY BOARDING FACILITIES A school has day boarding facilities. A comfortable and homely atmosphere is provided in a day care. An affectionate and caring full-time day boarding teacher is present till evening to take care of the children. A healthy meal in provided in day care.