• MMI Workshop at The Modern School
    Mr. Rakesh Kappor conducted a Mind Mapping Intelligence workshop among the teachers of The Modern School, Aliganj, Lucknow. The workshop focussed on mental conditioning and prejudices and how one can cure oneself of the same to have peaceful, congruent, unconditional relationships with oneself and others.
  • MMI Workshop at Grant Thornton
    Mr. Rakesh Kapoor conducted at a Mind Mapping Intelligence workshop among the employees and senior partners of MNC Strategic Advisory firm Grant Thornton at Westin Resorts, Gurgaon.
  • MMI Workshop at Club of Lucknow
    Mr. Rakesh Kapoor conducted a workshop among the literati of Lucknow city at the Club of Lucknow’s get together. Eminent dignitaries and senior bureaucrats participated enthusiastically in workshop tasks and ensuing discussions.
  • Hope Initiative Debate Competition
    On this day, The Modern School in association with the HOPE Initiative organized an inter-school debate on the topic ‘The recent restrictions imposed by government on smoking and drinking is a more effective strategy to improve the health of our community than creating awareness through moral education’. Students of various
    BASANT PANCHMI CELEBRATIONS “Basant Panchmi” is an occasion which marks the advent of the spring season and is also celebrated to worship Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge and wisdom. This day was celebrated in our school with great fervour and enthusiasm.Yellow colour – representative of spiritual knowledge, is given importance
  • Visit to the orphanage
    When a person has high level of emotional intelligence, he empathizes with the people around and realizes his responsibility towards the society. To realize such responsibility, real life experiences and interactions are of the utmost importance. The meritorious students of The Modern were given an opportunity to learn one such
  • Swimming camp
    Like every year, the school held it’s swimming camp during the summer break. But what’s new this year is the upgraded facilities, which are as per international quality standards- both, in terms of safety of children and the quality of training. The swimming camp was held from 15th May to
  • Frank Anthony All India Inter School Debate
    13th July, 2009, the day which will be remembered as one of intelligent opinions, expressions, insights and empathy, as The Modern School hosted the Frank Anthony All India Inter School Debate Competition, conducted by ISC. The Modern School Auditorium was a venue for the debate, titled “Can terrorism be justified
  • The Modern experience
    Quality is what The Modern School believes in. So, when it was time to host the Frank Anthony Inter School Debate Championship conducted by ISC, the aim was to make quality arrangements for the guests. The Modern welcomed some of the famous schools and eminent personalities. The hospitality arrangements for
  • The Annual Prize Day
    The 13th of August is the day we celebrated The Annual Prize Day. The program commenced with the arrival of our esteemed chief guest Hon. Justice D. K. Trivedi (Retd.), Former Senior Judge of UP High Court at Lucknow; who also happens to be the Chairman of The Modern School
  • COGNITO 2009
    ON 8th November 2009, THE MODERN SCHOOL ALIGANJ organized “THE 21ST ANNUAL PROJECTS FAIR” at its event “COGNITO” held at its premises. The event was presided by MR. (PROF) M.K MISHRA, Vice Chancellor of Lucknow University as the Chief Guest along with former chairman of the school’s advisory council, Dr.
    On 24 December 2009, the Pre Primary section of The Modern School organized its cultural program. Hon. Justice D. K. Trivedi (Retd.), Former Senior Judge of UP High Court at Lucknow; who also happens to be the Chairman of The Modern School Advisory Council, was the chief guest for the
  • Students wish you a great year ahead!
  • Annual Sports Day
    ANNUAL SPORTS DAY The students and Teachers of The Modern School are all gearing up for the Annual Sports Day of the school which will take place between 24th and 26th january 2010. Preperations are going on in full  swing. The preliminary, quater final and the semi finals are going
    DRAW YOUR WAY TO FAME – Drawing ccontest for students, teachers and parents. 1. Draw something to represent any of the given themes and submit it to your class teacher. Only one theme in a drawing. 2. Submit as many drawings on as many themes as you want. 3. You
  • CARNIVAL 2010
    Fifty-three athletic and performing arts events with over eight hundred participants and a whopping seven hundred and fifty gold, silver and bronze medals awarded! It was almost like a mini-Olympics, the recently concluded Carnival organized by the students and staff of The Modern School, Sec E, Aliganj, on the occasion
  • Anti-cracker movement
    A kiosk to support its anti-cracker movement was set up at the Sahara Ganj Mall by The Modern School students. The Modern School students at The Sahara Mall Students educating people about the ill effects of crackers Children and teachers educating parents The public being encouraged to pen down their
  • Prize Day
    A prize day was organized on the 25th of July to felicitate the students for their excellent performance in the ISC and ICSE examinations 2010.
  • The Anti-cracker rally
    Crackers hold a fascination for both young and old alike. Despite a growing anti-cracker campaign, there is no dip in its popularity. Children being the largest consumers of crackers, need to be educated about its harmful after effects to their health and environment. Taking up this cause The Modern School
  • A Watery Retreat
    A water park trip was organised on the 5th of april, 2010 for the students of the modern school. It was a refreshing and rejuvenating experience for the children. They  had a great time splashing about in the wave pool and participating in the rain dances.After the scorching heat and
  • Activities and lots of fun
    The Modern School organized a fun week for the pre-primary and primary section kids. Students in the pre-primary section are the new lot that has been admitted to the school. For most of these children it was the first time that they were outside their homes, on their own without
  • Fun Week
    The Modern School organized a fun week for the pre-primary and primary section kids on the Students in the pre-primary section are the new lot that has been admitted to the school. For Most of these children it was the first time that they were outside their homes, on their
  • Pre-primary drawing competition
    A drawing competition was organized in the pre-primary section of the school. All the children actively  participated in the competition. Different seasons were given as themes for the competition. This was an activity also to test the knowledge of children regarding various seasons and climates. The children had an enjoyable
  • Cognito Fest
    Chief guest Prof. M.K. Mishra (V.C Lucknow university) and Dr. Nityanand Lighting of the lamp Children exhibiting their projects Future innovators Dr. Nityanand in discussion with the students More projects... Our director, Mr. Rakesh Kapoor interracting with children The whole school actively participated in the fest Elaborate exhibits and presentations
  • Summer Camp!
    A summer camp has been organized in the school from 8th May to 10th June. Following activities will be held during the summer camp: Swimming: Swimming classes for in house as well as outside students will be held. Dancing: Only for in house students Guitar Playing: only for in house
  • Rejuvenating the senses.
    A yoga session was organised for the kids of the primary section. Keeping in mind their line of inquiry ‘who we are’ the session was held to educate children that ‘a healthy mind resides in a healthy body’. The pressure of studies, desire to excel and expectations of parents has
  • Introducing ”THE RED LINKS”
    ” THE RED LINKS “ is the name of the newly formed school band. It was inaugurated with new instruments and a new look by our esteemed founder/director Mr. Rakesh Kapoor. The Band members who themselves have selected the name said that the reason for selecting ‘Red Links’ as their name was
  • Mr. Rakesh Kapoor participating in the IB Conference
    Mr. Rakesh Kapoor, participating in the International Baccalaureate Asia Pacific 24th Annual Regional Conference (24th-28th March2010). The Modern School is the first school in Lucknow to implement the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program.
  • The Modern School Investiture Ceremony
    The investiture ceremony was organized on 28th of September, 2010 at The Modern School. It was the day when individuals were invested with responsibilities and got ready to embark on a new journey as leaders. It was the most coveted and special day for over sixteen hundred students and over
  • Independence Day Celebrations
  • Winners in the ‘Wild life Week’ 2010.
    Our children participated in the programe”WILDLIFE WEEK OCT 2010″ and secured 11 prizes in various events which was organised in Regional Science City, Lucknow, in collaberation with South Asian network of the International Zoo Association Educators,Hosteded by the Dept. of Zoology, Lucknow University. Children were very enthusiastic and confident while participating for the past 6 days.
  • National Level Achievement at OCUMEN 2010
    31 Jan 2010. The students of THE MODERN SCHOOL Sec- E, Aliganj brought laurels to the school by bagging the overall second prize, from among 19 prestigious schools from all over the country, at OCUMEN 2010 – the national level annual IIM Lucknow event dealing with different wings of management
  • Dusshera Celebrations
    Dusshera was celebrated with a lot of pomp and show in the school on Thursday 14th September 2010. Children participated with enthusiasm and vigor in the various programmes.  the day started of with a Ramleela performed by the senior and primary children. Ravana’s roaring laughter and Kumbhkaran’s cry of “Jai Lankesh and
  • Founder’s Message on the Annual Day
    Dear Chief Guest, Shri J N Chamber IAS Principal Secretary, Govt. of UP, Chairman of the Advisory Council Hon Justice D K Trivedi (Retd.), former chairman of the Advisory Council and eminent International Scientist Dr Nitya Anand, eminent citizens, alumnae parents, alumnae, guardians of students, you are all welcome to
  • Annual Day celebrations 2010.
    The school celebrated its Annual Day with great fervor and enthusiasm on 31st October, 2010.The programme was organized in the school grounds with a plush stage setup, where the students from pre-primary to Class XII demonstrated their talents in music, acting, singing etc. It was a fusion of symphony, music,
  • Press coverage of Cognito 2010
    The following coverage was published in the Times Of India about Cognito 2010.
  • Ritik Malhotra at Cognito 2010
    Ritik Malhotra, an undergraduate student studying Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at University of California, Berkeley in the United States of America, has been invited as a special guest to Cognito 2010 – The 22nd Annual Projects Fair at The Modern School in Aligani, Lucknow, India. Ritik is scientifically-driven and
  • Cognito 2010
    The Modern School organized COGNITO 2010 – The 22nd Annual Projects Fair on December 25th, 2010 with great fervor and enthusiasm . The programme was organized in the school grounds where the students from pre-primary to Class XII demonstrated their scientific temperament and creativity. It was a fusion of science,
  • Chairman to PM’s Science Advisory Council visits
    Prof. C. N. R. Rao, visited the school on 29 September 2011. He emphasized among the students the importance of self-confidence, independent thinking and hard discipline. One must dream and do what one loves to do and make it his occupation. There is no dearth of opportunities if one is
  • Building self-confidence among children
    8 tips to build self-confidence among children Dear Parents, The school has an extensive transformative educational program to build self confidence among children. In fact not only  the system transforms them, the overall culture of the system builds up their sense of a positive outlook towards themselves. In case the
  • Annual Celebrations 2011
    SPEECH BY THE PRINCIPAL MS. MEENA KANE ON THE OCCASION OF ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS ON 26TH & 27TH NOVEMBER 2011 On behalf of our patron Shri R K Trivedi, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India and Governor of Gujarat and on behalf of Dr. Nityanand, eminent scientist, Former Chairman of the school’s
  • Benefits of 25 students per class in IB PYP
    Teachers from around the world, especially in international schools with international programs, like International Baccalaureate (IB), have about 25 students per classroom up to Grade 5. There is overwhelming evidence that following benefits exist: Individual attention: Teachers can spend more time with each child. Teachers can focus on the growth
  • Unique career counseling program for students of classes 11th and 12th
    Continuing our tradition of putting the interests of the students first The Modern School has tied up with Univariety to assist parents and children in navigating through the complex process of planning for college. Univariety specialises in the field of university access and higher education counseling. It is a part
  • The founder with Emotional Intelligence guru at Yale
    Mr Rakesh Kapoor presenting his book on meditation to Mr Salovey, the Emotional Intelligence guru and Professor of Psychology at Yale University, on 9th August 2007at Yale University, USA. Also present is Mr. David R. Caruso.  
  • Independence Day Celebrations
    Filled with a spirit of patriotism and nationalism, the school celebrated the 65th Independence Day on August 15, 2012. The Principal, Ms Meena Kane and the Deputy Director and PYP Coordinator, Mr Siddhartha Kapoor hoisted the national flag. The moment the tricolour was unfurled, the students passionately sung the national
  • When Raavan came crashing down in school!
    A giant effigy of Raavan went up in flames on October 20 when the school celebrated Dussehra. Within minutes, the cheering turned louder when the blazing effigy came crashing down in the school campus. The sound and dazzle of crackers permeated the school atmosphere as the effigy burnt into ashes.
  • International Baccalaureate Workshop
        The Modern School, the only school in Lucknow to have International Baccalaureate (IB) programme going on, held an ‘IB Primary Years Program (IB-PYP)’ workshop on November 2 and November 3, 2012. The workshop was for teachers of grades nursery to fifth. The school also has been among a
  • Express It Right!!
    The little children brought many a fairytales and folklores alive on stage on the occasion of Children’s Day. Children of Nursery, KG, Prep and Class 1, with creative inputs and assistance from their parents, participated in the ‘Fancy dress competition’ held on the school premises. They were dressed imaginatively and
  • Baal Mela marks Children’s Day!!
    The school, on November 12, organised a ‘Baal Mela’ to mark Children’s Day. The fair, held at the playground, made the school premises more vibrant and cheerful. Putting their school uniforms aside for a day, the children came dressed in colourful attires. The annual celebration that payed tribute to the
  • “Deca-Hurdles”
    In November, the school organised ‘Deca-Hurdles’ for classes 6th to 12th. Deca-hurdles is a combination of ten activities which aims to develop and test the mental and physical capabilities of participants. A combination of indoor and outdoor activities, the ten events were–‘On-the-spot skit’, ‘Extempore’, ‘Speech contest’, ‘Quiz’, ‘Poster-making’, ‘Spell-bee’, ‘Boggle’,
  • 24th Mathematics Cognito “Joy Of Mathematics”
    The Modern School celebrated the joy of mathematics as it organised the 24th Mathematics Cognito on December 23, 2012 on its premises. ‘Cognito’ comes from the word ‘cognition’, which means mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses. This time the project fair
  • Mapping!
    The students of  Grade V B made a thermocol model demonstrating the route from the Kapoorthala Chauraha to The Modern School. They also displayed various landmarks on the route. They prepared the model with the help of Google Maps. Visitors understood the use of Google Maps and the basics of
  • Calculate Faster!
    The students of Grade V C enlightened the visitors on how to calculate faster with the help of UCMAS Abacus.This abacus helps in  sharpening the skills of  “Concentration, Visualization and Listening”.The parents very enthusiastically solved the Mental Maths problems thrown at them by the students.
  • Statistics!
    The students of Class IX A presented the concepts of  Statistics before the visitors. They gave the introduction of how Statistics evovled over time and also explained parents about the use of Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Histogram and the Frequency Curve. The visitors appreciated the efforts of the children.
  • Lamp Lighting Ceremony at the Mathematics Cognito
    The Mathematics Cognito held on 23rd December, 2012 kick started with the lamp lighting ceremony by the Chief Guest, Dr. Nityanand, Former Chairman of the School’s Advisory Council and former Director, CDRI, and also the Guest of Honour, Mr Elton deSouza, Former Principal La Martiniere Boys College. Also gracing the
  • Multiplication as repeated Addition!
    The students of Grade I D presented the concept of multiplication and repeated addition with the help of toffees, gems, hands and small boxes. The explained to the visitors that multiplication is repeated  addition and instead of long addition, we can use multiplication.
  • Shapes around us!
    The children of Grade II C quizzed the visitors about various shapes around them. They put  objects of different shapes in a box and asked the visitors  to put their hands inside it and choose an object. Thereafter they had to guess the shape of that object.
  • Ordinals!
    The students of Grade Prep B presented a race track before the visitors which showed the ordinals of various numbers. Ordinals are the words representing the rank of  numbers. They showed the position of cars using flash cards on which the ordinals of different numbers were written.The visitors appreciated the
  • Identify the shapes!
    The tiny tots of Grade KG B tested the knowledge of the visitors by placing several objects on the table and asking them to recognize their shapes. They put real objects before them like bread slices, idlis, biscuits, chips etc. They were ready with the right answers if any of
  • Abacus of Decimals!
    The students of Grade IV B made an abacus to show the place value of decimals. They also showed the visitors how to perform additions of decimal numbers using the beads on the abacus. Parents showed a lot of interest in the project and understood the usage of  abacus –
  • Volume of regular and irregular objects!
    The students of Grade V A demonstrated the method to find the volumes of regular and irregular objects.They used the “Water Displacement Method” to measure the volume of irregular objects. For the regular objects, they showed the visitors how to measure the length , breadth and height o f the
  • History of Greek Number System!
    Class VI A presented the history of  the Greek Number System before the visitors. They enlightened them on the origin and usage of the Greek numerals in ancient times. Here, the guest of honour at the Mathematics Cognito, Mr Elton deSouza, former Principal La Martiniere Boys College, is seen paying
  • Money Matters!
    The students of Grade I A portrayed themselves as shopkeepers and involved the visitors in the transaction of money. This helped to understand the addition and subtraction of money which is very pertinent in our day-to-day lives.
  • Shapes around us!
    The children of Grade I B prepared a project on the shapes around us and enlightened the visitors on how to identify various shapes. They also played games with the visitors which involved making different shapes from the given items.
  • Measurement!
    The students of Grade I C demonstrated to the visitors how to weigh objects using a balancing beam. They asked the parents to balance the weight on both sides of the beam within the given time-period.
  • Reverse Counting by Tiny Tots!
    The tiny tots of Grade KG A very enthusiastically displayed their skills of reverse counting in the Mathematics Cognito. They picked up numbers written on paper-ice creams and arranged them in reverse order from 20 to 1.The visitors appreciated their efforts.
  • Children celebrate Republic Day with sports
    The Modern School, Aliganj held the Primary Sports Day for grades 1 to 5 on Saturday, January 26 on the occasion of the country’s 64th Republic Day. Various sports events like Relay race, 1OO meters race, Lemon and spoon race, Thread-needle race, Banana race, Ready to school race etc were
  • Child-centered Education
    Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget.Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” This holds perfectly true in a Child-centered educational institution like ours. We, at The Modern School, aim to involve the students at every stage of learning and make them life-long learners.Dedicated projectors
  • Activity Time!!
    The tiny-tots of The Modern School did an activity related to human life-cycle. They stuck photos of their family-members under various headings like baby, child, teenager, young, adult and old. They were also taken to a visit in various classes of the school which helped them recognise various stages of
  • Junior Basketball Tournament
    THE MODERN SCHOOL ALIGANJ ORGANIZES ‘ASISC UP/UK LUCKNOW ZONE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 2013’ 27.7.2013 – 28.7.2013 The importance of sports in the life of young students is invaluable and goes much further than the basic answer that ‘it keeps the kids off the streets’. Keeping this thought in mind The Modern
  • Independence Day Celebrations
    The students of The Modern School, Sector E, Aliganj, Lucknow celebrated 15 August – The 66th Independence Day, with great fervor and fun. The National Flag was hoisted followed by the traditional Inter-House Tug o’ war and wrestling matches. The encouraging roars were infectious. Sweets were also distributed by the
  • Casual Monday
    The students of pre-primary dress up casually every Monday.
  • Grandparents’ Day
    The PYP Primary (Grades 1 to 5) students of THE MODERN SCHOOL organized Grandparents’ Day on 27 Aug, celebrating their grandparents’ unconditional love and support. It was a fun filled event where the two generations came together and enjoyed this special day. The dance and music cultural show was followed
  • Grand Bal Mela 2013 in aid of cancer patients
    It was a beautiful day on Sunday, 10 Nov, when The Modern School, Sector E, Aliganj, organized the Grand Bal Mela – a charity fundraise in aid of cancer patients – which soon became a very successful fun filled event with over 6000 parents, kids and grandparents visiting. The Bal
  • Republic Day Celebration
  • Science Exhibition
  • IBPYP Parent Workshop
  • Thanks Giving and Farewell to ISC batch 2013-2014
  • Holi Celebration 2014
  • Individual Assessment of Mathematics
  • Swimming Camp 2014
    Swimming Summer Camp 2014 20 May to 19 June 2014 Batches will be allotted on a first come first serve basis. Forms available at school office or downloadable from .
  • Summer Camp 2014
    Summer Camp 2014 20 May to 19 June 2014 Batches will be allotted on a first come first serve basis. Forms available at school office or downloadable from
  • Meritorious students ISC and ICSE 2014
  • Swimming Camp @The Modern School
  • Model Polling Booth held at The Modern School
    With the Political surge still roaring in the entire nation, the time of the elections did cast the most intensive sunlight in all areas of the country. On 30th of April, 2014, the city of Nawabs, Lucknow, among many other cities was under the same sunlight, when the people here
  • School’s founder Mr. Rakesh Kapoor giving a talk on quality education at IOD conference at Mumbai 2006. There were international delegates from all over the world.
  • “Educated or examined” http://paper.hindustantimes.com/epaper/viewer.aspx
  • Rakha Bandhan Celebration
  • Independence Day Celebration
  • Grandparents Day Celebration
  • Sometimes children unwrap their packages at different times .. Sometimes at their newly renovated ‘Activity Area’
  • Junior Master chefs of The Modern School – Sandwich Making Activity
  • Happy faces and lots of colours 🙂
  • COGNITO – The 25th Annual Project Fair
  • Dusshera Celebration
  • Odisi dancer of international fame performs at the school
  • Sufi singers interact with students
  • Grammy Winner performs at the school
  • Trick or Treat
  • Mashobra Trip