A Day in Integral School

(This post outlines the rhythm followed by learners in the age group of 6-8 years, as understood by a parent) Every day, chirpy young kids are welcomed by green and serene surroundings. An empty lane flanked by beautiful flowers and trees entice the young ones to explore their surroundings with new enthusiasm. On several days…

When a river whispers to the stones

When a river whispers to the stones Love and life as they move along Smoothing over the rough edges,always, Just to let go, over and over, Beginning where they end Ending where they begin In their own tune A jam by two learners of The Integral School, Hyderabad 

Art in Education: In the Now

Unplugged conversation with a learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad. As usual, conversations have a start point. They have no predestined roads, no predestined conclusions.  We stop, whenever.  He peeps through the open door,  takes a few steps away and then turns back. “You said we can talk,” he says. I nod. Within an Asian…


Artist: Keegan Rebello,  Learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad

Spaces, empty and not so empty!

Art, by Aravind Bandreddi,  learner, budding tennis player, created on living through the blank walls of his “class/group” room.

The Poet as a Witness and Acmeism

I came across a parched,  yellowed out, cracked book the other day as I was sort of starting a spring cleaning process. Taped covers, a remnant of a cover image, peeled pages stuck together, and words that came crawling out of the dust, gasping for air. If you listened carefully, a faint cry and a…

No walls between us

There are no walls between us Wading through colours and strokes Finding us and you Wherever we are, wherever you are. A collage by Learners at The Integral School, Hyderabad

AITHRE -Journal from Pegasus

Aryan, Arshia and Ayaan announce the commencement of AITHRE – Door to Emotions, an illustrated journal of contemporary creative writing and musings.