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Edutainment based exercises in the curriculum make learning very exciting for all levels including the kindergarteners. We at our School, spare no effort in providing our children opportunities for holistic growth and development. Towards this end, a movie outing to a neighbourhood cinema hall was planned for the preschool, pre-primary, classes 1 and 2 students on 16 September 2019. A group of 220 excited students was accompanied by 12 teachers.                 The Lion King is the story of a cub, Simba, who is forced to abandon his pride...


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A workshop on Happy Classrooms was conducted by School counsellor, Ms Jigyasa Khokhar on 7 September 2019 in the School auditorium. It was attended by all the teachers of The Indian School and The Foundation School. The objective of the workshop was to discuss ways to create ‘Happy Teachers’ which in turn would create ‘Happy Classrooms’.      The workshop commenced with Ms Khokhar speaking about emotional self-regulation. She discussed this with role play. Three teachers volunteered to enact a situation where the teacher was upset and conveyed negative emotions in the classroom. In...


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On 2nd September 2019, a special assembly was held to share the story of Lord Ganesh on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. Lord Ganesha is God of intellect and wisdom, patron of the arts and the sciences and the remover of obstacles. Students of PP Canary presented the assembly, starting with the Ganesh Aarti, sung by the Pre primary choir. After the Aarti, students acted out the story of Ganesha and his brother Kartikeya who were asked to circle the world three times by their parents Shiv-Parvati. Although Kartikeya was the...


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The students of classes V,VI ,VII and VIII had yet another exhilarating session with the School Chairman, Mr.Prafull Goradia on 22nd August’2019. The children were eager to meet Chairman Sir and interact on the topic above ,as they had recently read about India’s first war of independence and were sure that Sir will share some fascinating stories beyond what they have read in textbooks. And better than what they had expected, Sir shared some untold and legendary stories that provided the children a deeper insight to India’s freedom struggle. He spoke of...


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In line with the objective of our School, namely nurturing our students in a holistic environment, excursions complement classroom learning. Towards this end, a visit to the National Crafts’ Museum was planned for the students of class III on 20 August 2019. The visit offered a novel opportunity to observe the different art forms on display in the numerous galleries- Tribal and Rural Crafts Gallery, Gallery of Popular Culture, Textile Gallery, Gallery of Courtly Crafts, etc., to name a few.      Upon arrival at the museum, the eager group of students were ushered...


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“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” – Francis Bacon According to Francis Bacon, travelling is a part of education. An excursion is not just a pleasure trip, it enhances the knowledge of students beyond the four walls of the classroom. To provide an enriching experience such as this to out students, an excursion to Delhi’s new theme park ‘Seven Wonders of the World’ (Waste to Wonder) was organised for the students of class 1 on 28th August, 2019. The “Waste to Wonder” park is home to...


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On 28th August, 2019, students of class IV-B had an interactive and interesting skype session with Mr. Igor Bogdanoski from the Republic of North Macedonia. He is one of the pioneering    guest speakers of the Microsoft Educator community. Students look forward to these Skype sessions which have become a regular feature at our School. This time it was going to be a little different- the topic  was ‘Fractions’. Students waited in anticipation to see what they were in for! The session began with Mr. Bogdanoski introducing himself and his love...


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Skype, which is largely used for communication across the globe, is now being used  widely used for education, virtual trips etc. for the sole intention of making education exciting and wholesome. These sessions take the students beyond the the classroom and spark the students' creativity and curiosity. They bring the world into their classrooms through Virtual Field Trips and talks by guest speakers.   On 27 August 2019, the students of class 5  were giddy with excitement. They were going to visit a dinosaur park in Solapur, Maharashtra. The session was...


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‘One touch of nature makes the whole world kin’, by William Shakespeare. On 26th August 2019, the students of classes 6, 7 and 8 visited the School Eco Park.  It was a bright sunny morning, but as we reached our destination, the clouds drifted across a clear blue sky making the freshly washed, lush green plantation all the more beautiful and a welcome change from the crowded feel of Delhi. The children enjoyed watching the quacking ducks and scurrying rabbits and were briefed about planting new saplings. The children were extremely happy to...


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“Next to excellence is the appreciation of it” – William Thackeray Recognition Day is an annual occasion where students are awarded for their hard work,perseverance and determination. This year, Recognition Day was held on 27 July 2019 to reward the achievers of the academic year 2018-19. The event was graced by the School management, Development Advisor, Ms. Susan Thomas, Headmistress Ms.Rajika Dixit, PTA representatives and the proud parents of the awardees. The Foundation School recognises every aspect of learning- be it academic, co-curricular or sport. The aim is to recognise excellence in...


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