Sanskrit word “Balvikas” means “blossoming of the child”.
Balvikas classes are conducted during
school term time, every Saturday, from 11:00am to 12:00pm in Temple’s Community
Hall. Children from age group of 4yrs to 15 yrs are all welcome. Balvikas
classes are divided into 3 groups. Children will be divided into appropriate
groups according to their age and ability.
These classes are completely Free and all teachers teach on voluntary basis.
The main aim of the Balvikas is to
foster character development, knowledge of Hinduism, discipline and cultivation
of humility, respect, core human values & selfless service.
Our syllabus is based on the framework
of Shri Satya Sai Balvikas, as taught in India. Weekly lessons are planned by
the selected teachers, which are inclusive of shlokas, bhajans, stories and
From 2010, Balvikas will introduce exams
(before summer school holidays and before Xmas break) and tests before the end
of every school term.
The hallmark of Balvikas is that the
programme is conducted by teachers who have tremendous commitment, knowledge and
faith in God. Active participation of children in bhajan singing, dance & play,
during temple’s event will help in boosting their confidence.
be adhered at all times.
Teachers and obey them.
Treat all children
equally (no finger pointing or telling others what to do).
Dress code - White
top / shirt / t-shirt.
1.Parents have to inform the Head
of Balvikas in advance about any absences. Any missed work should be copied by
the child ASAP.
have to ensure that their children bring books / folders / pens etc.
order to encourage self- dependence & confidence in children, parents will drop
off & pick-up their children from the main door of the community hall. Parents
will not be allowed to join any classes.
are encouraged to ask their children what they have learnt in the Balvikas
session and make sure that any given homework is completed by their child/
Bal Vikas St Marys Football
Balvikas at the Third Age Centre, Southampton. Daily Echo 15th May
Indian flavour was the order of the day at a multicultural integration
fundraising event organised by the Black Heritage Association in Southampton.
Guests enjoyed a taste of traditional Indian music and cuisine alongside a
display of Indian culture.
Vedic Balvikas children performed a dance routine before a colourful fashion