Today, the role of school is not only to pursue academic excellence but also to motivate and empower its students to be a life long learners,critical thinkers, and productive member of an ever changing global society. A school must try to provide its students with and atmosphere for multifaceted development where children are encouraged to channelize their potential in the pursuit of excellence. This can only be possible in a holistic, student centric environment. The talents, skills and abilities of each each students need to be identified, nurtured and encouraged so that he/she is able to reach greater height. Students need to be provided with a platform to think, express and exhibit their skills. It is necessary to empower them to negotiate several issues that confront them, with the teacher being a facilitator.