The life at Witty International School boarding inspires students to varied and deeper levels of physical, intellectual and emotional growth.
Students are typically housed in rooms that accommodate 4 students per room (attached washroom) with a Study Table, a Chair, Cabinet and Shelf for each boarder, Common Room where they are provided a TV Set and seating arrangement to sit and relax and hygienic wash rooms.
With a well planned residential life curriculum, WIS works very hard to make students’ living space their home away from home. Hostel warden ensures smooth running of the hostel.
CO- CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
At Witty International School, Sports and Games is an integral and compulsory part of the education process. Sports help to build character and teach the importance of discipline in life. It inculcates respect for rules and allows the participants to learn the value to self control. We have not left any stone unturned to encourage sports of every kind to flourish within our campus. Located in peaceful location away from city life and equipped with all modern amenities, our campus is distinctive as it boasts all the resources required to facilitate all-round development.
Our team comprises of highly qualified and experienced professionals. The students are tutored and mentored by committed coaches, who use their knowledge and expertise to help young talents realize their potential. We offer a rigorous and challenging sports program with the best- in- sports training and facilities in a nurturing environment for the students.
Students are encouraged to participate in various sporting activities of their choice. Witty follows a well researched result oriented sports programme. Each student is expected to take part in at least three indoor or outdoor games in a year with focus on any one sport.
The basement provides an elegant, functional and versatile space for a variety of indoor games and the school’s playground provides opportunity for a range of outdoor sports. The outdoor sports include football, cricket, basketball, badminton* and various athletic disciplines. Indoor facilities are provided for table tennis and activity areas for carrom, chess, yoga etc are important activities encouraged at WIS.
Witty conducts an Annual Sports Meet “SYNERGY” in which each and every student is made to participate. Inter-class, Inter-house and Inter school competitions are a regular feature. Such events provide a platform for students to showcase their talents in the field of arts, dramatics and literary events. Events hold a very special place in the learning process at WIS. We believe that personality building is a natural fall-out of performing skills. It also helps in sharpening confidence and the ability to face an audience. The school also promotes external competitive examinations like Olympiads etc. But participation in all external exams is optional.
MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE
Witty has a very rich and strong tradition of organising cultural activities. The Dance Room at Witty are magical jukeboxes that spur every Wittian into action. The School provides training in Western and Indian dance forms. At major events and functions, the students put up mesmerizing performances trained by their teachers and dance experts.
The Music department boasts of a wide range of instruments such as Harmonium, Tabla, Dholak, Piano, Casio, Guitar, Nagada, Drum, Congo and Bongo. The School offers facilities for both Western and Indian Classical Music - Vocal & Instrumental. SPICMACAY programs of Indian Culture and Music by well-known Artists are also organized in the School.
At Witty, creative art department encourages budding artists, to express their talent through a variety of mediums, overseen by experienced and specialist staff. The wide gamut of artistic creativity includes:
Acrylic and Oil painting
The Art and Craft Room is the centre of creative enterprise in the school. It is also home to all the artefacts made by the students!
Pastoral care is the commitment to, and active demonstration of concern for, the growth and well being of each student, as well as the broader school community. It focuses on cultivating an environment and culture that supports the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual development of every student.
At Witty, Pastoral Care includes proactive elements – such as developing skills that build resilience, promoting a school culture that emphasises respect, teamwork and participation – and reactive elements like providing comfort in response to hurt, or encouragement in the face of disappointment.
Witty’s Pastoral Care Program includes:
- creating a sense of belongingness through team building activities, such as working together on service projects
- facilitating Peer Support Programs
- developing skills and knowledge of sharing and caring and respecting individual needs.
- tracking individual student progress
- enabling early intervention in identifying and dealing with specific needs
- celebrating child’s achievements and contributions
- providing guidance regarding study patterns, peer relations, post-school pathways and opportunities
- providing counselling and comfort for children dealing with anxiety, loss or disappointment
- the provision of good role models both at school and at home.
SAFETY AND SECURITY
At Witty International School, Udaipur, we are committed to providing a safe and secure learning environment for our students. It is our responsibility to make sure our children educated in a safe and caring environment. Security is provided round-the-clock in the campus, the safety of our students is taken very seriously, and a solid security network ensures maximum effort is made in this regard.
We have formulated a safety committee comprising of parents, staff and management which reviews the safety measures undertaken at school on a regular basis and reviews the personal files of all the staff employed in school including support staff and housekeeping staff.
The Safety and Security Department monitors and responds to all emergencies 24×7. The CCTV network is in operation in school campus and is being monitored and recorded for the purpose of prevention from bullying, for the safety of our staff and students and for the protection of school property. This system is in operation round the clock, every day.
We ensure all guests, including parents, staff and volunteers to sign in at the Security Guard office, and wear nametags when in campus.
We regularly educate our staff, students, and families on safety and prevention strategies and have increased collaboration with law enforcement and neighbourhood organizations focused on safety.
We have already conducted seminars / talks on “Good Touch- Bad Touch” and will be regularly conducting such seminars for the students in future also.
We also have a Zero Tolerance Policy against any atrocities or harassment against children / staff.
Common injuries and illnesses are handled in-house by a full-time nurse, and Witty is also associated with a hospital. The school has its own arrangement of ambulance for medical emergencies. Local police are also at hand in case of any unforeseen irregularities and respond quickly when contacted.
We realize that Witty needs to be a happy home away from home for our students to succeed, and are always looking at ways to raise the bar and provide a memorable residential school experience.
Health & Nutrition
We understand that parents’ most important concern is their child’s health and well being and therefore we make it our priority to provide them all the care they may need.
The School infirmary, headed by experienced and caring residential nurses is open 24 hours. A qualified and prominent doctor provides daily supervision. A tie up with a leading hospital in the neighbourhood ensures instant emergency services at short notice.
Menu is designed by the Boarding Management committee normally on term basis, in consultation with Catering Manager and approval of the Principal. Strictly vegetarian food will be served.
Each year students go out for excursions. These excursions are conducted by agencies with expertise in designing programs that include trekking, rafting, camping and other outdoor activities. The school works with the agency to imbibe in the program modules on leadership, team building and other areas of skill development and character building.
Students come back with their minds opened, physical limits surpassed, lifelong learning and memories to cherish.
“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality”
In order to scale the heights and reach the Pinnacle of success, Witty International School, Udaipur, always strives to inculcate a sense of responsibility and commitment among the students with their heads held high, ready to shoulder responsibilities as leaders.
Witty International School has an effective prefectorial system that empowers students to develop appropriate skills, attitudes and values. Prefects are chosen through a democratic and intensive process involving nominations.
Prefects have a threefold responsibility to be student leaders, to be worthy role models and also act as cultural ambassadors of the school. It is a privileged opportunity for young leaders of tomorrow to learn the roles of leadership, maintain discipline and appropriate ethos among the student community.
At Witty, the Student Council constitutes School President, The Head Boy, Head Girl, Sports Captains, Cultural Secretary, House Captains and House Vice Captains. Prefects are mentored by Senior Staff members including the Principal. School provides them with training and opportunities for interaction with professionals who can inspire and guide them to be good leaders.