A total of 80 hours of training is given to the students under Finishing School which have been divided into a total of 4 components.
As a co-educational day and boarding school, The Mann School plays a role as a modern finishing school, providing education in a wider range of subjects than traditional Finishing Schools while still incorporating some of the traditional elements such as character development, manners, and personal development. Being co-educational and offering boarding options, The Mann School offers a more comprehensive and diverse education compared to traditional Finishing Schools that only served young women. The Mann School aims to produce well-rounded, confident, and cultured individuals who are prepared for success in various aspects of their lives.
Main features of Finishing School:
Character Development: Finishing Schools place a strong emphasis on character development and personal growth, skills such as manners, etiquette, and social graces.
Cultural Refinement: Finishing Schools aim to impart knowledge and skills in various cultural refinements, such as fashion, dance, art, and literature.
Social Skills: These schools also focus on teaching social skills and etiquette, preparing students for success in social and professional interactions.
Personal Development: Finishing Schools strive to promote personal growth, self-confidence, and independence in their students.
Career Preparation: While traditionally focused on preparing students for entry into elite society, modern Finishing Schools also provide training and education relevant to specific careers or industries.
Holistic Approach: Finishing Schools aim to provide a holistic education that encompasses a range of subjects and skills, not just academic subjects.
Evolved Curriculum: The curriculum of modern Finishing Schools has evolved to include subjects beyond traditional finishing school courses, and has included aspects such as leadership, communication, and financial management, to better prepare students for success in the 21st century.
MSFS with the motto ‘ELEGANCE IS AN ATTITUDE’ believes in the notion of ‘SAVOIR VIVRE’ and is centred around personality development initiatives for the holistic & overall development of the students. Formerly referred to as ‘Finishing Institutions’, Finishing Schools are places where students learn morals, discipline, etc. focusing on teaching social graces and upper-class-cultural rites as a preparation for entry into society. To become well-groomed, one must go beyond high school graduation and aim to make a name.
What age should one attend Finishing School?
Attending Finishing Schools does not have a standard age range. But then, it is mainly attended by young boys and girls preparing for life, even young adults. A year or two is often required to complete a finishing program. It also serves as a bridge between the conclusion of school and the beginning of professional life.
What is the Significance of Finishing School?
Finishing Institutions are essential for every child and are an excellent resource for teaching young men & women the proper manners, behaviour, and demeanour expected in society and the skills which are important to balance professional as well as personal life.
What does Finishing School teach?
MSFS teaches you all the aspects that you may need to know to become a well-groomed individual. From teaching how to dress appropriately, to dining, good housekeeping, greetings, and other social etiquette and demeanour, professional & social skills, personality development, etc. It makes a gentleman out of a boy and a lady out of a girl.
Why is Finishing School needed in today's time?
Social grace and Etiquette can never be out of fashion. With the rapid speed at which the world is transforming it is essential for everyone to be upbeat with the mannerisms required to survive and excel while dealing with different people. Finishing School polishes one's skills and ensures that you are ready for the challenges of life.
How is MS Finishing School (MSFS) different?
MSFS is one of the few finishing schools in India to have self-transformational residential teachings for both boys and girls. The Hon’ble Chairman of the school has specially curated the literature for it which supports both the teachers & students to go through a life-altering transformation during their tenure at The Mann School. Teachings of MSFS go a long with them and help them learn the intricacies of leading a successful and happy life.
Three of the major areas taught in a Finishing School are:
1. Personal Image 2. Soft Skills 3. Social Grace
Research shows that people establish their first opinion of a person based on their looks & personality in less than 5 minutes. Among the many topics covered in Personal Image are:
Elocution and Communication Skills
Sense of style and grace
Grooming for one's self
Facial expressions & gestures
Management of social media
These are only a few of the many features that MSFS has in store for you. MSFS aims to groom a child in every way possible to prepare a well-mannered individual who may succeed in both professional and personal areas of his/her life in the future.