How to Balance Academics and Extracurricular Activities for Student Success
In today’s fast-paced world, students often grapple with the challenge of balancing academic commitments with a multitude of after-school activities. Recent research highlights a strong link between these activities and academic performance, making it clear that finding a balance is crucial. At Regent International School, Dubai, we have successfully helped students achieve this equilibrium, and here’s how we do it.
Finding Success: Balancing Academics and Co-Curricular at Regent International School
The Impact of Extra Curricular Activities:
Research involving 500 university students has revealed that engaging in activities such as sports, drama, literary pursuits, and even leisure activities like television viewing has a positive impact on academic performance. Recognising this connection, Regent International School encourages our students to explore their passions beyond textbooks, fostering a well-rounded education.
Understanding the Co-dependence at Regent International School
Regent International School recognises the profound co-dependence between academics and extracurricular activities.
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Strategies for Balancing Academics and Extracurricular Activities (ECAs)
- Prioritise Managing Your Time Effectively
At Regent International School in Dubai,our after-school activities (ASAs), conducted by qualified instructors, seamlessly blend into students’ schedules, commencing from 4:00 pm onwards.
- Create a Schedule to follow
A well-organised schedule ensures that both academics and co-curricular activities receive their due attention, ensuring consistency.
- Set Realistic Goals and Expectations
The school promotes achievable academic and extracurricular goals, reducing stress and promoting steady progress in one of the renowned international schools in Dubai.
- Develop Good Study Habits and Organisational Skills
Regent International School emphasises strong study habits and organisational skills, enhancing efficiency in both realms. With a well-balanced routine that includes ASAs, students can learn to manage their time and resources effectively.
- Seek Help and Support When Needed
Our students have access to dedicated teachers and mentors who provide assistance. In the case of ECAs, instructors and supervisors are readily available to support students with their chosen activities.
- Take Breaks and Practice Self-Care
Activities for students to understand the importance of self-care, ensuring their physical and mental well-being while pursuing a well-rounded education. ASAs offer a valuable break from academic studies, allowing students to relax and explore their passions.
Regent International School reiterates the profound impact of extracurricular activities including After School Activities, on academic accomplishments.