5 Alternative Schools You Must Know To Alleviate Rote Learning in Kids

By Malavikka

Are your children bad at academics? Well, that could be a stress for you. Have you been chiding them and pushing them harder? May be, its time you reconsider your decision and let them progress naturally rather than the rote learning system.

But how?

Have you heard of alternate schools? No? Then know now!

What are alternative schools?

Alternative schools provide alternate methods of learning that does not give much importance for exams and a rage for 'passing' or 'scoring.


How is it implemented?

This learning system provides a majority of practical learning in the curriculum. Up to class 9, students need not face examination. Instead they are exposed to a range of activities like sports, arts, music and trained to question everything, grooming their reasoning and thinking skills.

Where to find alternative schools?

Here are a set of five alternate schools in India that you must look into for a whole new perspective to child nurturing!

The School, KFI

The School, KFI

The School KFI strives to create and sustain an atmosphere of learning so that children, in the words of J Krishnamurti, may "flower in goodness".

Location: Chennai

Contact Details

Damodar Gardens,

Besant avenue, Adyar,

Chennai 600020.

Tel: +91 - 44 - 24915845, 24465144

Centre for Learning

Centre for Learning

CFL is a community of students and adults interested in learning about ourselves and our relationship with the world. This learning involves not only academics and other life skills, but also a deeper exploration about our emotions and thought processes and the way we respond to the challenges of life.

Location: Bangalore

Contact Details

2, Good Earth Enclave

Uttarhalli Road, Kengeri

Bangalore 560060


Tel: +91-080-27705748


Steiner School

Steiner School

It is based on Rudolf Steiner's Subjects are revisited several times, but each new exposure affords greater depth and new insights.

Location: Bangalore

Contact details


Sloka, the Hyderabad Waldorf School

Sloka, the Hyderabad Waldorf School

Inspired by Rudolf Steiner, this school follows the curriculum of international schools and is affiliated with CBSE for its class 10

Location: Hyderabad

Contact details

Door No 8-2-293/82/A

Plot No 281 K, Road No 10 C

Opp. Diamond House Lane

Jubliee Hills, Hyderabad India 500 033

Tel: +91 40 23545206

+91 40 65994510

Prakriya Green Wisdom School

Prakriya Green Wisdom School

Prakriya Green Wisdom School is founded by KNA foundation. Its education focuses on ecological needs and nurturing children in harmony with nature. It is affiliated to CISCE, New Delhi and IGCSE, UK.

Location: New Delhi

Contact Details

No. 70, Chikkanayakanahalli Road,

off Doddakannelli,

Sarjapur Road,


(about 7 km from HSR Layout)

Phone: 91-80-28440925/ 91-80-28441172

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