First in Math
It is a US based Math application that is used on-line and it enables learners to apply skills taught in class and compete with their immediate peers and across schools in Mumbai and globally with rewards and incentives for different levels achieved. This on line assessment application also has a family feature and enables learning to really come alive.
The most recent feature includes a competition called 24 endorsed by the Mayor of London, making FIM the most progressive Math application software available
Various clubs ( Publications Club etc.)
Of the children, by the children and for the children – these clubs allow learners to select their preferred interest and participate in activities and events specific to their club
Furtados Music Programme
My First Newspaper–Hindustan Times (Grade I onwards) and Robin Age subscriptions
Reading culture at JBCN is an inherent part of the curriculum and while the Learner Resource Centre (LRC) enables exposure to different genres from Pre-primary years, the subscription to publications such as Hindustan Times that is read by every child Grade 1 onwards first thing in the morning, is a great way to expose learners to age appropriate news and allow for meaningful discussions on current affairs, a key feature that makes JBCN truly global.
Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI) Programme
A Singapore based initiative, this program works closely with the Reading and Writing curriculum at JBCN, as learners are awarded their unique lexile scores and are encouraged to read titles that match their pace and serve as huge motivational strategies to promote reading at JBCN. It is a great resource tool for educators and parents to understand their learner’s specific reading levels.
Thinking Skills Programme
The inquiry based curriculum at JBCN focus on thinking skills, problem solving, techniques and strategies. Incorporating case studies, scenario building exercises, cause and effect and thinking questions. JBCN’s learning environment from Pre-primary years initiates opportunities for “out of box” thinking.
In- school Workshops | (E.g. Appropriate & Inappropriate Touch)
From parental workshops to specific teacher development programs, from subject specific sessions to generic parental tips, JBCN believes in the community approach and ensures each stake holder, be it the learner, teacher or parent is exposed an array of life skills workshops
Looking glass programme
It is s unique international enrichment program in Maths and Informatics for Learners of Grade 3 upwards. It has been visualised and constructed by a US-based team of educators who are alumni of Stanford, Harvard, MIT and Princeton. The programme is designed to allow students to develop critical reasoning and problem solving skills in foundation subjects, in addition to introducing them to new domains such as Informatics
Guest speakers & Author visits
Hands-on approach at JBCN warrants the presence of speakers from different walks of life to share their experiences with children bringing alive the curriculum.
From international guest speakers to local and national professionals, learners at JBCN enjoy these opportunities to question and learn in the comfort of their home-rooms.
From home-room discussions to outdoor on the field experiences, the JBCN curriculum’s key feature is bringing hands on learning to every learner’s portfolio. From car spa’s to national park visits, Dahanu farm trips to museums, field trips add another dimension to JBCN.
Inter-class and Inter- house Competitions
From inter-division competitions involving all co-curriculars leading to a culmination of house points, we also host Multiplicity across 3 JBCN schools involving participation from age 6 onwards across all sports, creative arts and academic disciplines throughout the year.
Edfinity program (Grade 3 upwards)
Mitrajyoti, Cotton Association of India, Helen Kellar & Saklecha Foundation
Looking Glass (Talent club)
After school hours specialised activities including Manners and Beyond, Mandarin,First Aid Courses, Robotics, Speech and Drama etc