Life in boarding is also about stepping into the space of responsible citizenship. Boarding life at HAPS is a home away from home.We are committed to provide opportunities for growth and learning and evolve an environment for students to develop their intellectual talents and self-confidence. Students in boarding at HAPS embraces an identity of community that is confident, poised and ready to grapple with the challenges and opportunities that await them in this century.
The Boarding Houses are an effort to create comfortable spaces and are fully equipped with modern infrastructure and facilities. Here life is fully self-disciplined and enjoyable.The balance between rights and duties is carefully calibrated. School has separate hostels for boys and girls, where they are given individual attention and care by experienced Hostel Parent, Chief Warden and Assistant Wardens. Each student has a comfortable bed, a book rack and cupboard for their personal belongings. The Hostels are supported by laundry and House Keeping facilities.
At HAPS, seven days boarding schedule is carved out aligned with academic time table. Weekends offer a rich program of playful recreational activities, social occasions, outings and inclusion of entertaining sessions to students for self- introspection through yoga and meditation to lead a pleasurable life.
Waking up in the morning begins with soft soothing music. The day starts with refreshing Zumba, Aerobics, Yoga, Morning walk, and Nature walk at 6:00 a.m. in the morning followed by School routine, daily games and supervised study hours.
School provides nourishing and healthy meals to the boarders. Special care is taken to provide a balanced and nutritious diet including cereals, butter, eggs, milk, cheese, fruit, green leafy vegetables, Mutton and Chicken etc. whereas fresh milk is provided to junior students before going to bed.
The wellness center provides health care for all members of the school community-student and staff. Round the clock medical facility is available in the school dispensary fostering a sense of safety and care among the students.
Qualified doctor is available daily for comprehensive medical check-up of the boarders who is supported by a residential Nurse. Sick children diet is very well taken care of by serving food according to the requirement.
Him Academy Hostel is equipped with a strong proficient team. Dean of Students welfare (D.S.W). and Deputy Dean of Students welfare (D.D.S.W.) are aided with a capable pastoral care and personnel counseling cell. Hostel Parents help students to tackle and overcome any stress that they may feel. Students are taken care by Support Staff which includes Chief Hostel Wardens, Wardens, Assistant Wardens and Maintenance Staff. Each dorm is under the personal care of a Warden. A very well trained and experienced team of teachers and hostel staff supervises and facilitates the students in the process of becoming self-reliant.
Audio Visual Facilities
The audiovisual display is used in the common room for recreational activities like showcasing of movies and T.V. Programs. To break the monotonous routine, hostellers are also taken to the PVR to watch movie now and then.
Communication with Parent
To be in regular touch with the parents, 24 hours telephone and video calling facility is provided outside every room. Each student is assigned a day to contact his/her parent.
Food Fairs, Cafeteria and Outings
Outings are scheduled for boarders once in a month. Monthly Food Fests are organized to satisfy child“s food cravings. To placate tastes of children school cafeteria offers a great variety of food where students are taken once in a fortnight and are offered scrumptious food of their choice. Along with this they are taken to small picnics to some places of historical importance and temples. All the students, who have their birthday, cut the cake and enjoy party with their friends.
Academics is given due importance and to improve children performance in studies, evening preparatory classes are conducted for all boarders. During these classes experienced faculty members of the School take doubt removal sessions for boarders. Students are provided ample time for self-study. Two hours each day are allotted for them to prepare themselves for the exams of every kind. Night Study Hours are supervised by the Hostel parents.
Personality Building Programs
For the holistic development of the children a number of personality development programs are organized through a well-planned curriculum. Spoken English classes are structured. SEVA assembly, Dressing-up Workshops, Eating and Etiquette Workshops are some other programs worth mentioning. Students are also prepared for national and international conferences and inter school competitions.
School Clinic is another initiative taken up by the school for the students falling in the age group of 6years to 14 years. In school Clinic students with special education need are provided specific remedial help in the form of a number of competency based worksheets. A considerable improvement in the academic performance of students has been noticed through this feature.
Cultural and Sports Activities
A yearly calendar is framed separately for hostlers including all the activities and celebrations to be carried out during the year in which the academic and physical fitness is given due importance. School strives hard to engage students in various games and sports activities such as Athletics, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Hand ball, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Badminton, Boxing, Karate, Table Tennis, Yoga, Karate, Swimming, Carom Board, Chess and P.T.
Safe and Secure Environment
The campus and hostels are put under 24 X 7 X 365 CCTV surveillance in order to provide protected environment in school day and night. The entrance and exits are fully under controlled access. Campus residents are regularly trained with safe and secure methods to be adopted whenever required.