Class VIII (English)
The student will develop the ability to :

  • read a variety of fiction and non-fiction materials for different purposes
  • interpret, analyse, infer and evaluate written work linking it with personal experiences and knowledge
  • communicate ideas for a variety of purposes using various features of appropriate forms for a specific audience in a given context
  • express and respond to a range of ideas and opinions concisely, clearly and appropriately
  • organize information creatively and logically during any expression
  • concentrate by identifying the main points and staying on the topic
  • use appropriate forms of language suited to a variety of purposes
  • use appropriate style and structure in communication
  • give and receive feedback for a piece of communication and subsequently improve as per the suggestions arrived at
  • use correctly the conventions of language viz., spelling, grammar, punctuation of the set of vocabulary and syntax used


Class VIII (Social Science)
The student will develop the ability to :

  • acquire key concepts in History, Geography, Political Science and Economics.
  • encourage acquisition of knowledge of the past for an understanding of the present.
  • acquire a lasting interest in the study of Social Science by bringing in an environment familiar to the students. appreciate the value of sources , its nature, origin, value and limitations.
  • acquire skills of analysis, interpretation and evaluation.
  • correlate events of the past to happenings in the present day and to their own lives.
  • recognize the interaction of human beings on environment, the natural assets in the form of flora and fauna.


Class VIII (Science)
The student will develop the ability to :

  • understanding basic concepts of Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • comprehending and explaining natural surroundings and daily life observations in terms of Scientific concepts and principles.
  • acquiring process skills and generating knowledge through exploration and available resources and sites.
  • developing competencies to construct knowledge through questioning, observations and experimentations.


Class VIII (Mathematics)
Students will develop the ability to :

Number System

  • Extend number systems to integers, understand integers as a position on a number line, understand its properties and perform operations
  • Represent rational numbers on the number line, operations on rational numbers, finding rational numbers between two given rational numbers, understand the properties of rational numbers
  • Make exponential notation for simple integral number powers of 10, (standard scientific notation) laws of exponent
  • Understand squares, square roots, cubes, cube roots: exponential notation and use of radical sign
  • Make prime factorisization to find square and cube roots, division method for square roots, estimation of squares and cube roots
  • Solve advanced problems on percentages including profit and loss, overhead expenses, discount, tax
  • Apply divisibility rules
  • Find percentages, knowing that percentage means `number of parts per 100’, understand the multiplicative nature of percentages
  • Solve simple problems involving ratio and proportion
  • Solve simple problems using unitary method
  • Solve simple problems on inverse variation including time and work, speed and distance Mathematics
  • Understand the role played by symbols in algebraic expression
  • Understand transformation of algebraic expressions; simplify by collecting like terms, by solving brackets, by taking out a single common factor, by expanding the product of two expressions
  • Appreciate the differences between the words equation, formula, identity, and expression
  • Set up and solve simple linear equations
  • Use formula, substitute numbers into a formula, derive formula
  • Understand and use algebraic identities to factorize, divide polynomials
  • Calculate simple interests, compound interests as an extension of simple interest
  • Use notation and symbols and vocabulary related to line, line segment, ray, open and closed figures, interior and exterior of closed figures, curvilinear and linear boundaries, angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, circle, polygon
  • Identify pairs of angles (linear, supplementary, complementary, adjacent, vertically opposite), use properties of parallel lines with transversal, properties and proofs of triangles
  • Understand, prove and use Pythagoras theorem for right angled triangle
  • Understand shapes: Cubes, cuboids, cylinder, sphere, cone, prism, pyramid.
  • Visualise and draw 2D and 3D shapes, visualise 3D from 2D drawings and draw.
  • Apply Euler’s formula
  • Understand and use properties of different types of quadrilaterals
  • Construct line segment, circle, perpendicular bisector, construction of angles, angle bisector, making angles of 30,
    45, 90, 120, angle equal to a given angle, drawing a line perpendicular to a given line from a point on the line, outside the line, line parallel to given line from a point outside it, simple triangles, construction of quadrilateral
  • Understand the concept of perimeter and area: rectangle and square, triangle, parallelogram, trapezium, rhombus and conversion of units to area measure
  • Acquire knowledge about volume and surface area cube, cuboid, cylinder
    Data Handling
  • Interpret tables, lists, charts and graphs, explaining and justifying inferences and deductions.
  • Identify the primary data, collect, organize, tabulate data. Specify a problem and plan and carry out the four stages of the data handling process: plan, collect, organize, interpret; identify what further information may be needed to answer
    the enquiry
  • Communicate / present findings mathematically making use of diagrams, charts and text
  • Understand mean, median, mode of ungrouped data and discrete data : as a measure of central tendency
  • Recognise and understand difference between grouped discrete data and continuous data
  • Listing outcomes for single events in probability and notation of an event as P(E)
  • Understand use of the probability scale, identify mutually exclusive events, studying the probability by aggregating numbers over a large number of repeated events