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Excursion to Qutub Minar for Pre-primary

Excursion to Qutub Minar for Pre-primary

Trips to historical places help children complement what is taught in the classroom. These places are a treasure trove of information and offer abundant opportunities for children to discover many interesting and curious things. These visits are a great way to get the children started with the habit of exploring and discovering. Students of the Pre Primary went on an educational trip to the Qutub Minar on 8 February, 2018. The children were extremely excited about their excursion as they left from School, accompanied by their class teachers. Leaving their bags in the buses, the children got...

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Citizenship Programme initiative- visit to an old persons’ home

Citizenship Programme initiative- visit to an old persons’ home

At The Foundation School, The Citizenship Programme enables the children to participate in different activities that gives them an opportunity to participate in community projects. This time, 9 children accompanied by teachers visited The Golden Estate, a resident centre for senior citizens that provides a respectable living environment for those whose grown up children live abroad or for those who are single and can’t look after themselves as they age due to their deteriorating health. We were welcomed warmly by the managing members and the children quickly mingled with the residents in...

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Teacher workshop for Debate training

Teacher workshop for Debate training

Frontiers Education organised a debate training workshop for teachers on 2 February, 2018 at the GD Goenka School in Sarita Vihar. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Thishin Moodley, coordinator for the World’s Scholars Cup in South Africa. The topic for the workshop was, “ Training students for competitive debates”. Ms. Nilanjana Chatterjee and Ms. Yahvi Seth attended the workshop. The workshop started with a brief introduction by Mr. Moodley who he went on to speak about debating. He said that debates were a kind of thinking activity that leads to critical and out-of -the-box thinking...

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Special Assembly for Republic Day.

Special Assembly for Republic Day.

To observe Republic Day and to remember the valuable contributions made by our leaders and the students of class 4C, presented a special assembly on the legends of Indian history on 12th January 2018. With the objective of instilling in our students a feeling of patriotism and values of a good citizen, a special assembly was conducted by class 5 on 25th January, 2018 to observe India’s 69th Republic Day. The audience was welcomed by Divyansh of class VI who spoke about the significance of the day. He reminded his peers in the audience about the sacrifices made to build the nation. The class...

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‘ Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.’

‘ Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.’

To assess the aptitude and skills, as well as to ingrain a love for math amongst the children, the Second Inter House Math Quiz -Mathemagic 2018, was conducted for the Primary on 30th January, 2018. 20 students representing the four houses-Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and Venus, participated. Each team was represented by 5 participants, one student from each level. The quiz began with a lot of anticipation and excitement. It was divided into 5 rounds. The participants ( and the audience) were exposed to a variety of questions based on logical reasoning and mathematical puzzles in different rounds....

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