CCA ( co-curricular activity)

CCA ( co-curricular activity)

Co-curricular Activities: Meaning, Definition, Examples, Importance, Benefits

Co-curricular activities facilitates in the development of various domains of mind and personality such as intellectual development, emotional development, social development, moral development and aesthetic development. Creativity, Enthusiasm, and Energetic, Positive thinking are some of the facets of personality development and the outcomes of  Extracurricular activities.

These activities are organized after the school hours, so known as extra-curricular activities. Co-curricular Activities have wide horizon to cater to the cultural, social, aesthetic development of the child


Examples and Types of Co-curricular Activities

  • Sports – Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Volleyball, Football, Javelin Throw, Shot Put, Relay Race, Tug of war,Long  Jump.
  • INMUN (Indian Model United Nation)
  • Poem Recitation
  • Roll play
  • Group discussion
  • Extempore
  • Annual function without involvement of any bollywood song
  • Science exhibition in which the whole school  participate
  • Debate
  • Art
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Story writing competition
  • Essay writing competition
  • Wall  decoration
  • Writes ups for school magazine
  • Dance
  •  School decoration
  • Fancy dress competition
  • Preparation of chart & models


Role of Co-curricular activities in student’s life

Co-curricular activities are the true and practical experiences received by students.  To a greater extent, the theoretical knowledge gets strengthened when a relevant co-curricular activity is organized related to the content taught in the classroom. Intellectual aspects of personality are solely accomplished by Classroom, while aesthetic development, character building, spiritual growth, physical growth, moral values, creativity, etc. are supported by co-curricular activities. Frankness and clarity in language and personality is supported by these activities. It helps to develop co-ordination, adjustment, speech fluency, extempore expressions,  etc. among student both at the school as well as college levels.