Students' Perceptions On Fun School

  • Murfiah Dewi Wulandari Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
Keywords: Perception, Students, Fun School


Elementary School is a fun place for child, for that it is necessary to create a conducive atmosphere so that children feel comfortable and can develop their potential. This study aims to describe students' perceptions of a fun school in the Muhammadiyah Elementary School, Special Program for Kottabarat Surakarta. The research method used is qualitative by conducting interviews and observations on students in grades 3, 4, and 5. The results of the study found that students looked very happy both inside and outside the classroom, they enjoyed every activity carried out without feeling lazy or burdened. They look happy when they learn with various learning activities and other activities outside the classroom. They also seem very close to the teacher, so that the teacher being a second parent to the student really happens. This indicates that the Surakarta Special Program Muhammadiyah Elementary School is able to create a fun school. If it is based on students' perceptions, they argue that a fun school is a school that has good facilities, pleasant teachers, lessons can be accepted easily, and friendly with nature.