Launched at the curtain raiser of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations on Sunday, July 27th 2014 AKG Public School (AKGPS) is the Golden Jubilee school, the latest venture of the Asan Memorial Association in honour of its founder Secretary Sri. A.K. Gopalan fondly called AKG.
The school is located in the 12-acre campus of Asan College of Arts and Science at Jaladampet on Velachery Tambaram Road, surrounded by pollution free plush green surroundings.
At AKGPS we encourage creative thinking in the young minds through a holistic approach towards education.
To be recognised as a school providing holistic learning experience to our students in a safe and well-resourced educational environment rooted in tradition - where they can achieve academic success, personal growth and become socially responsible citizens with recognition that learning is a continuing process.
Provide, motivate and inspire students through a balanced and holistic approach towards education to meet challenges with confidence and enthusiasm.
Mrs. Pongal Punitha - Principal
Mrs. Pongal Punitha has a rich experience of 2 decades in the educational industry. She is a qualified Post Graduate Teacher in English with rich knowledge in English Literature. She is also a PG in Public Administration and an M. Phil in English Literature. She has a Certification for Teaching (TKT) & Business English (BEC) from the University of Cambridge and Teaching of English Grammar from the British Council.
She has served as Principal in reputed schools for more than a decade. She is an able administrator, a good orator and a counsellor. She has been a trainer for English and soft skills.
She is a Teacher Trainer and has trained teachers for more than 200 hours. She has established her skills in setting up systems in schools.
Mrs. Kalaivani Ravikumar - Primary Head
Mrs. Kalaivani Ravikumar has an experience of 17 years in the educational sector. She is a qualified Post Graduate Teacher in History with rich knowledge Early Childhood Centered Education. She has also completed her M.Phil in History.
She has served as Head of the Department of Social Sciences. She has been an Asst. Manager - Product & Development for ESL enhancement program. She has trained more than 300 teachers.
ASAN Memorial Association (regd) Chennai has been in Educational service since 1965. The objective of ASAN Group of Institutes is to equip students with knowledge through job oriented subjects, a good character and a true sense of human value.
In addition to imparting Education, the Institution endeavors to conserve the rich traditions and culture of our country by imbibing the students with a great sense of respect for our heritage.
The following Institutions form the cluster of the ASAN group
The group of Institutions functions on a self-financing basis. They do not obtain grant from the government or any funding agencies to meet their capital expenditure or day-to-day expenses.
AKGPS believes that school for modern education should provide wide range of facilities to offer extensive learning. These include the following features:
Classroom:The school has spacious class rooms with air-conditioning in the Play Group, LKG & UKG classes.
Campus:Sprawling campus with splash pool and play park are features which serve the purpose of recreation, learning experiences & physical development.
Activity rooms:The School houses activity rooms equipped with various types of teaching aids to facilitate language development, Social development, Mathematical and analytical skills apart from areas for block play, Storytelling and Role Play.
Library:The school library provides students with opportunities to learn how to utilize materials in a variety of formats to access information so that they can continue lifelong learning. It helps increase students' interest in reading, viewing, and using information and ideas.
Transport:Safety of students being shuttled in the vehicles is our primary concern. The school has buses for pick and drop of students that are compliant with the safety and security norms. The details of the bus routes are available on request and changes are incorporated if possible. To ensure punctuality, parents are requested to be at the bus stop 5 minutes before the stipulated time during pickup and drop.
School Auditorium:The school is equipped with a spacious auditorium for conducting various co-curricular activities and functions as part of the school curriculum.
Skating rink:Roller skating is one of the best ways to stay in shape and lead a healthy lifestyle apart from being an active hobby. It works almost every major muscle in the body thus providing the best exercise for your child. We care for your child’s physical development as much as his/her emotional, social and mental development. Our Skating lessons are provided to children by trained professionals, and practice sessions are held at the school's skating rink.
Music and Dance:Humans are naturally creative. Singing and Dancing have many surprising benefits for children which includes improving their imagination. Children learn to communicate with confidence and empathize with others by means of their voice and body. Music and dance do not have any boundaries making them global citizens of tomorrow. Our music and dance masters guide the children in their creative journey.