DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL, VASANT VIHAR

JR. SCHOOL, DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL, R.K. PURAM, N. DELHI

SCHOOL ANNUAL REPORT 2020-21

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           School Functions

1. Class Assemblies

       Junior School, Vasant Vihar

Class

Date

Assemblies were a part of everyday  morning routine where half an hour was used for exercises and a thematic activity was taken  up per floor with 100% participation of students. To give good exposure the assembly was staggered for a week. All sections had the same theme and some examples are cited below:

NURSERY A-F

09.07.2020

08.07.2021

03.08.2021

  14.08.2020

20.11.2020

12.11.2020

11.11.2020

29.10.2020

23.12.2020

25.01.2021

  • Animal sounds and dances

  • Wearing animal headgears

  • Little COVID Warriors!

  • Celebrating our Nation’s birthday!

  • My favourite community helpers - Role Play

  • Celebrating Children’s Day - Pyjama Party

  • Ayee Diwali Ayee!

  • Spooky Halloween

  • It’s Christmas Time!

  • Republic Day Celebrations

PREP A-F

14.07.20

31.08.20 - 4.09.20

01.10.20

02.11.20 - 06.11.20

12.11.20

25.11.20

23.12.20

05.02.21

  • Animal movements- Hop like a rabbit , leap like a frog

  • Celebrity Preppies - Role play activity - enacting their favourite characters

  • Swacchta Abhiyan - Paper craft - making a  broom

  • Talented Preppies - Showcasing their talents

  • Children’s Day - Virtual Fair

  • Our Helpers - Riddle time and what do they want to be when they grow up

  • Singing Christmas Carols

  • Why is the Earth blue.. Travelling to space via Google Earth and seeing the Blue Planet

I-A-F

10.07.20

20.10.20

 15.02.21

  • Getting in Touch!  Call and speak with your friend in the neighbourhood followed by a role play

  • Story of Ramayana - Dressing up as different characters

  • Sing - A - Long - Tap, clap and sing,Rhyme Time - Sing a Song of Sixpence

II-A-F

13.08.20

11.11.20

10.12.20

09.02.21

  • Celebrating Independence Day - Bonding with Friends - Speaking about and appreciating friends

  • Ramayana with Stick puppets - Speaking about the characters from Ramayana using stick puppets.

  • Values - Enactment through Story characters.

  • Sharing/ Giving - Singing songs and poems

III-A-F

03.09.20

08.09.20

20.10.20

02.11.20

02.11.20

27.01.21

11.02.21

  • A Healthy Me is a Happy Me- Healthy eating habits

  • Twist the Tale

  • Mental Health- Our Wealth

  • Green Diwali

  • Unity in Diversity

  • Road Safety

  • Our COVID Warriors

IV-A-F

07.08.2020 to 13.08.2020

11.09.2020

06.10.2020

12.10.2020

  • Our Freedom Fighters

  • Favourite story character

  • Puzzles and Riddles - Let’s get Thinking !

  • Anger management

V-A-F

27.04.20

20.07.20

07.08.20 to 13.08.20

12.10.20 to 16.10.20

09.11.20 to 13.11.20

21.01.21 to 25.01.21

  • Anecdotes and stories for various situations e.g. Saying thankyou, please and sorry.

  • Breathing the right way and the activities for the same

  • Freedom to me means

  • Anger management

  • Wisdom from Akbar Birbal

  • People who inspire me

2. Open House

Junior School, Vasant Vihar

Class

1st PTM Date

2nd PTM Date

Nursery

22.08.2020

13.02.2021

Prep

22.08.2020

13.02.2021

Class I

22.08.2020

13.02.2021

Class 2

22.08.2020

13.02.2021

Class 3

22.08.2020

13.02.2021

Class 4

22.08.2020

13.02.2021

Class 5

22.08.2020

13.02.2021

3. Events

Junior School, Vasant Vihar    

1.

Olympiads

IMO -

1. Zonal Gold Medal of excellence and Gifts worth Rs. 1000 /-  1

2. Gold Medal – 16

3. Medal of Distinction – 4

4. Silver Medal – 5

IEO -

1. Zonal Gold Medal of excellence and Gifts worth Rs. 1000 /-  1

2. Gold Medal – 19

3. Medal of Distinction – 19

4. Silver Medal – 7

SOF International English Olympiad - AARAV GOEL Class V - International Gold Medal

Gifts Worth Rs. 1000/- +  Certificate of Outstanding Performance - Score 60/60

2

Participation in Inter-School Events

1. 04.08.2020 - 

 BREMDUTT Competition – Hosted by CAMBRIDGE FOUNDATION SCHOOL, RAJOURI GARDEN -

  -   Kaolini Craft – Third Prize 

   -  Effluxion - Third Prize.

2.  08.08.2020

RIPPLES 2020 – hosted by MBS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL DWARKA –

  • Cheery Puppetale – First Prize
  • Messengers of Faith – First Prize
  • Witty Sequel - Consolation.

3. 06.09.2020

  EXPLORAVISION 2020 – hosted by BAL BHARATI SCHOOL, DWARKA

  • Ambassadors of Hope - Third Prize
  • Art Numerique - Third Prize
  • The Storyteller - TWIST THE TALE – Special Mention.

4. 19.11.2020

  MELANGE 2020 – hosted by DPS Dwarka -

  • TALKING TURKEY - SHOW AND TELL - MY FAV STORY BOOK CHARACTER – Second prize
  • KATHA SANG KALPANA KI UDAAN - Third Prize

5. 29.01.2021

  ASN YAMUNA – hosted by ASN Senior Secondary School

  • FABULOUS FABLE _ story writing and narration – First Prize
  • MAKER FAIRE - DIGITAL STORYTELLING – PPT – Second Prize
  • LOGO GRAPH - Paper Mascot – Third Prize
  • MARINE REGALIA - FANCY DRESS Nursery (LIVE EVENT) – Second Prize
  • MARINE REGALIA - FANCY DRESS (LIVE EVENT) – Consolation Prize

6. 22.04.2021

  EARTH DAY - NATIONAL SCIENCE CENTRE – First, Second, Third and Special Prizes won.

7. 02.2021Fiesta 2021-

  • Swaranjali - Third Prize
  • Creative Brush - Second Prize

8. Aerobics - hosted by Birla Vidya Niketan - Second and Third Prize

15. SPECIAL PRIZES - Swachh Bharat Mission 14.02.2021

 Neymat Mehra won two prizes from Municipal Corporation Of Gurgaon (MCG) for the competitions held for the Swachh Bharat Mission . This was a big event with over hundred participants. The winners were felicitated in a special ceremony organized by MCG yesterday where the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and the Commissioner of Gurgaon gave away the prizes.

First Prize-Swachh Market

This was a competition where the participants had to present their ideas

on how the marketplaces can be kept cleaner .

Third Prize-Movie

This was a competition where the participants had to present a video and jingle for a cleaner and greener environment.  

16. Aryabhatta Result –   (2020-2021) - A team of 5 students from DPS Vasant Vihar participated and got merit certificates with an average of 73.2.

3.

Inter-School Events hosted

Fiesta- Spinning Challenges 2020-21

The participants  from 50 schools regaled in a multitude of events. Awesome is  indeed an understatement for the talent showcased in the following events

  • CREATIVE BRUSH
  • HUMONGOUSLY HYPERBOLIC: ENGLISH FIGURATIVE SPEECH
  • MANKIND HOPES AND NATURE HEALS :PPT
  • MATHEMATIZE COME ON BOARD
  • NRITYA SRAJAN
  • SWARANJALI: INDIAN VOCAL
  • CELESTA: WESTERN VOCAL
  • CHAHEKTE PATRA KHANAKTI KATHAIN

4.

Special Achievers

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS BY STUDENTS/ STAFF Adya Khanna received a GOLD MEDAL in the Hindi Olympiad.

  • Ananya Sud’s zentangle art drawing was published in the Times of India, student edition.

  • Jasmine Maggo – Art Teacher was declared as the winner for “Artists' ' collage during Lockdown- 2 orgainsed by Shanker Art Foundation.

5

Sports

Exercise and play are two sides of the same coin for a young child. It is imperative to make fun and fitness dance in perfect harmony with each other, and create a jovial environment for the young minds.

  • Starting every morning with a round of light warm up exercises brightens up the serene smile on every child’s face.
  • Breathing exercises, Improving lung power, standing/sitting postures, using the left and the right brain, Exercises manoeuvring a soft ball, using a chair as a prop for exercises was thoroughly enjoyed.
  • Yoga got an overwhelming response in all classes, with their little mats spread out we were witness to the flexible frames and the verve to learn of the little yogis.
  • Imitating animal movements from Panchtantra and Jataka tales like hopping or prowling serve the purpose of advancing healthy habits along with improving concentration and observation skills.

6.

Special Assemblies

Special days:

Online classes pose their own challenges. Assemblies, an integral part of boosting growth and confidence, were not allowed to take a backseat.

The homeroom time was judiciously used to give students assembly like  opportunities listed below:

  • to speak on themes from current affairs
  • creating Covid -19 awareness
  • Quote for the day, followed by discussions
  • story time
  • showcasing talent
  • importance of discipline in the new normal online scenario
  • being Go Green leaders
  • celebrating festivals in new normal

Special days:

Earth day on 22nd April

21st June Yoga day

29th October - Ekta diwas activities National unity day

2nd October- Inspiration from Bapu- videos made by students

World student day 15 October- being an ideal student

Constitution day  26.11.2020 Live telecast of the reading of the preamble by the honourable president of India,

The revered book, an  original edition of the Constitution of the country was proudly taken by the school Headmistress to all six sections of  class 5. She personally explained what it meant and how  duties come before rights.

Children’s Day- online celebrations, talent show movies..

Christmas was celebrated with carrol activity Quizzes and fun filled online games. Children had spread their home delicacies.

Republic Day celebrations: Talk by Defence Personnel Naval Commodore N.Anil Joseph in class 4, in  

Class 5 Lieutenant Colonel Puneet Lakhanpal

13th January Lohri / Pongal and Makar Sankranti- Significance and stories

29th JAN Sarak Suraksha Jeevan Rakhsa- observance of road safety month- Preparation of road safety comic strip and talk by a traffic personnel.

7.

Grand Parents Day

Class 5 Dadi ma’s tricks to heal … homemade remedies

8.

Visitors

Since the school building was closed down no visits happened.

Talks conducted

  1. Mr. Rahul Prasad,a young,  Bengaluru based social entrepreneur and journalist interacted with the students of Class V and cited examples of success stories of corona warriors to motivate students and how we all can contribute to the community  with our little deeds.

  1. Students of Class V had an interactive session with an Army officer - Lt. Col Puneet  Lakhanpal. He emphasized duties before rights.
  2. Students of Class IV  had an interactive session with a Naval Officer - Commodore N. Anil Joseph  who spoke about our duties towards the nation and community.

  1. Talks by doctors and Dentists in class 4 and 5 during the course of teaching those concepts in classes 4,5

 

4.  Orientation Programme

    Junior School, Vasant Vihar

Class

Date

Nursery

08.04.20

Prep

11.04.20

Class I

12.04.20

Class 2

13.04.20

Class 3

14.04.20

Class 4

15.04.20

Class 5

                               16.04.20

Third Language Orientation Programme for Class III

Orientation sessions were conducted in order to help parents and students  take an informed decision from the choices available as their  third language options.

  • Spreading Awareness ( For Parents)
  1. A workshop on Cyber Security And Safety Of Children Online And Protocols, was conducted in two batches  by Mr. Mukesh Sir  and Ms. Shalini Harisukh respectively.

  1. Dr. Deepak Gupta gave his valuable inputs on the topic ‘Parents as FireFighters.’

5. School Magazine/Publications

 DPS Vasant Vihar - MEMORIES (2019-2020)

6. Awareness Activities (Environment, Health etc)

       Junior School, Vasant Vihar

Class

Date

Topic & Activity

Nursery  to CLASS 5

ENVIRONMENT CONSCIOUSNESS

  • Recycle & Reuse - Various craft activities and intra section competitions were carried out to emphasise the importance of reusing and recycling - namely - making beautiful newspaper bags, pen/ pencil holders, decorative hanging mobiles etc.
  • Sapling Plantation - A regular ongoing process in and around the school, specially before monsoons is the plantation drive. The school awaits the children with lush green plants and well maintained gardens.
  •  Farmhouse Learning - The school greens not only have the floral variety but there is a variety of fruits and vegetables like mulberry, ladyfinger, seasonal corn, jackfruit, cucumber, guavas, mango, jamun etc which bring the children informal learning from nature.
  • Earth Day Celebration - Awareness and respect for mother nature was seen in the form of badges,collages, anti pollution collages and even writing a slogan on saving our earth.
  •  Little Gardeners - Locked indoors gardening became one popular hobby. From 3 plus to 10 years old and  forgetting  the staff all were experimenting with green thumbs.
  • Anti Firecracker Campaign - As a part of creating awareness among the student fraternity  an anti firecracker campaign was initiated to familiarise children with the harmful effects of exposure to firecrackersand the  child labour involved in the production of these fire crackers. A PowerPoint presentation prepared by the students of  the Environment Club, DPS R. K. Puram, on “Dos and Don’ts of Firecrackers,” was shown to the students of the primary school thereby reiterating the  importance of celebrating a Green Diwali.  
  • ROAD SAFETY MONTH- FEBRUARY 2021- Activities for all classes were carried out to promote and be part of the advocacy campaign for road safety - Sadak Suraksha,  Jeevan Raksha 

SAFEGUARDING HEALTH

  • Corona Awareness

 Talk about Coronavirus, videos , demonstration of covid protocol and display of posters as screen savers to drive awareness across this young age group.

  • Gharelu Nuskhe with Grandparents

A hands-on activity revolving around home remedies especially in the times of Corona were conducted. Valuable inputs about eating turmeric, steaming and making concoctions were shared.

  • Safety from Vector borne diseases

          Students were made aware of the mosquito menace of

          the monsoons and they were alerted about the do's and

          don'ts for prevention of vector borne diseases.

  • World No Tobacco Day In Classes 4 & 5 - Students were made aware about the harmful effects of consuming tobacco and the detrimental effects on the lung health thereof. The children were trained in several lung exercises like blowing balloon, swimming tubes, mouth organ, whistle and conch shell were carried out to guide children to have stronger lungs.
  •  Fit India Movement - 4th September 2020 onwards a special  exercise regime was initiated and talks and activities to inculcate healthy eating talks were organised. e.g. Kick start your day with a healthy breakfast.
  •  Eat Better and Feel Better – An activity named ‘Smoothielicious’ was conducted to discuss the benefits of eating healthy food.
  • Mental Well Being Art Competition  - A poster making competition was organised for students as well as parents of classes I to V on the theme – Mano Darpan - Mental Well-being. There was enthusiastic participation by both categories - especially parents. 
  • Oral Hygiene and Us -  A demonstration was conducted by dentist Parents Dr Priyanka Popli , Dr Hiten Kalra and  Dr Amrita Chawla on 04 September 2020.  They made the students aware about the importance of proper brushing techniques and how to avoid plaque and cavities.

  • Sessions on ‘Stress Management’ - New challenges emerged  in the Covid-19 scenario and sessions conducted by school counsellors  gave the parents a little insight into equipping themselves with concerns that were unheard of earlier.  Screen exposure, setting small milestones, forging routines, using time viably were the softer issues. The more serious concern was the safety and security of the little ones  and the disconcerting questions put up by the little minds in these difficult times.

Nursery

01.09.20

08.09.20

14.09.20

15.09.20

17.09.20

17.09.20

23.09.20

24.09.20

28.09.20

29.09.20

30.09.20

26.10,20

26.20.20

10.12.20

  • Story Time - A seed’s journey
  • Garden Up!- Making flowers
  • Speaking Activity- My favourite flower
  • Twigs Activity
  • Puppet Show- Trees are our friends
  • A Caring Touch- Learning how to water the plants
  • Spot On- Making mushrooms with white spots.
  • Planting a seed and see it grow  
  • Leaf Printing
  • Speaking activity- My Favourite Plant
  • Crunch-n-Munch - Making Salad
  • Vegetable Printing
  • Making a Gratitude Tree
  • Making Trees with spray painting using a toothbrush.

             

Prep

22.04.20

02.09.20

11.09.20

17.09.20

14.05.20

03.02.21

  • Earth Day PPT and craft
  • Let’s sow a seed and watch it grow
  • Leaf Printing
  • Things we get from plants
  • Healthy vs Junk food
  • Road Safety - Art work

Class I

01.10.20

07.10.20

16.10.20

23.10.20

30.10.20

 Grow a Garden - Tools used in gardening

Find shapes in nature

Plant a tree - Steps in sequence

 Fruit Tree - Craft Activity

Glorious Flowers- Know about flowers

Class 2

22.04.20

17.07.20

29.07.20

12.08.20

14.08.20

07.09.20

10.09.20

21.09.20

30.10.20

22.10.20

01.11.20

05.11.20

13.11.20

26.01.21

17.02.21

Peace Day- Poster making and Slogan Writing

World No Tobacco Day - Breathing exercises for healthy lungs.

World tiger day: Dressing up and enacting

Independence Day: tricolour cooking

Competition - Tricolour Butterflies and Bookmarks

My healthy fruit bowl - Importance of eating right

Importance of Proteins : Through activity- writing Hindi letters with pulses

Peace Day: Meditation and Laughing Exercises

Ekta Diwas pledge. Video on Sardar Patel.

Awareness about Vector borne diseases through videos.

Green Diwali- Ppt shown on safe Diwali

Waste Management: Through Ppt and activity of create out of waste

Children's Day: Tambola with children

Celebrating Constitution Day

Road Safety: Limericks, Ppt and videos

Class 3

22.04.20

17.07.20

29.07.20

30.07.20

12.08.20

13.08.20

01.09.20 to 07.09.20

08.09.20

08.09.20 to 14.09.20

18.09.20

21.09.20

24.09.20

01.10.20

12.10.20

15.10.20

20.10.20

30.10.20

02.11.20

13.11.20

26.11.20

01.12.20 to 07.12.20

10.12.20

20.01.21

25.01.21 to 29.01.21

04.02.21

16.02.21

11.03.21

17.03.21

Earth Day Celebrations

World No Tobacco Day - Breathing Exercises

World Tiger Day - Tigers: Our Zoological Heritage in Need of Protection from Extinction

‘Arty Expressions’ - An art competition on the theme ‘My Friend and I’

Intersection Independence Day Craft Competition

 Budding Poets - self-composed poems about my country

Health and Nutrition Week- My Healthy Bowl- an energizing salad

Fit India Exercises

Reading Week Activities- roleplay, D.E.A.R. time, changing story endings, favourite story character, ‘Kahani Buno’, ‘Kahani Samiksha’, ‘Kavita Vaachan’

Discussion on Prevention and Control of Vector Borne Disease

International Peace Day-  children’s perspective through art in the form of a collage

How to make a water filter - a demonstration

‘Gandhi ji ka Chautha Bandar’- relevance of Gandhi ji’s teachings today

Anger Management- children watched a video dealing with anger and guilt followed by a discussion

Global Handwashing Day

Painting Competition- Mental Well-being

‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’- slogan writing and poster making on ‘Unity and Diversity- India’s Pride’

Green Diwali- an inspiration to avoid using crackers, a motivation to use green crackers

Virtual tour of the Milky Way, games, virtual picnic with my favourite food, singing and dancing to my favourite melodies

Constitution Day- reading and understanding the Preamble

‘Celebrating Socio-Cultural Diversity’- Food and Culture Festiva (each section represented a state and its culture and cuisine)

Human Rights Day- awareness about theUDHR(Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Neighbourly Navigations- learning to locate key locations

Road Safety Week- songs and videos about road safety, making flash cards showing do’s and don’ts of road safety, exhibits on road safety(posters, road signs etc.), road safety workshop

History of Delhi- facts and stories related to Delhi, getting to know the monuments of Delhi

Festivals galore- discussing festivals, highlighting their importance in our lives

‘Clocks and Calendars are Fun’- learning to read the time and the calendar

Reading Labels- understanding ingredients in packaged food and learning about standard units of measurements

Class 4

22.04.20

17.07.20

29.07.20

14.08.20

07.09.20

22.10.20

23.10.20

26.10.20

30.10.20

26.11.20

24.11.20

17.12.20

24.12.20

02.02.21

Earth Day PPT

World No Tobacco Day: strengthening our lungs through breathing exercises.

World tiger day: discussion

India through decades: Comic strip

Kickstart your day with a nutritious breakfast

Poster making competition : Mental well being

Dos and don’ts of Firecrackers - Green Diwali

Video on Water Conservation by Environment Club

Ekta Diwas : Video

Celebration of Constitution Day

Project: Indian spices series

Effects of water pollution: video and discussion

Simple steps to ensure clean drinking water

Road Safety : Video

Class 5

22.04.20

07.09.20

11.09.20

17.09.20

15.10.20

16.10.20

23.10.20

28.10.20

02.12.20

03.12.20

14.12.20

16.12.20

15.01.20

21.01.20

29.01.20

Earth Day PPT and Bird feeder was made

Smoothielicious Activity - Eating healthy

PPT on natural disasters

Discussion on Prevention and Control of Vector Borne Disease

Celebration of Global Handwashing Day

Do’s and Don'ts for fire crackers - Green Diwali

Poster making Competition - Mental well being

Videos on Waste Management and Conservation

Demonstration on  Recycling Paper

Collect information on Bishnois

Culinary Canvas - Balanced diet

Role play - Project on Save Tiger

Gharelu Nuskhe with grandparents

Find out shelf life of food items

Sadak Suraksha - Preparing road safety comic strip

 

7. Trips / Visits

                               

     Junior School, Vasant Vihar

Class

Date & Place

Nursery

Virtual trip to Zoo, Market Place, farm,school building

Prep

Virtual trip to Underwater - getting to know marine life,Virtual trip to school to acquaint them with their school building.

Class I

Virtual trip to Sikkim, The Post Office, Bazaar, A Garden

A virtual visit to their school via Google Earth

Class 2

 A virtual visit to their school via Google Earth

Class 3

Virtual trip to the monuments of India and states when we did the project - States of india.

Virtual tour of the Milky Way galaxy.

Class 4

Virtual trip to Northern Plains, the Himalayas, deserts and plains using  Google Earth.

Statue of Unity was conducted on the occasion of Unity Day.

Visiting Hawa Mahal through Google Earth. 

Virtual tour to Santa’s village on the occasion of Christmas.

Virtual tour to MT. Everest followed by updates about its height via Google earth.

Class 5

Statue of Unity was virtually toured on the occasion of Unity Day.

A Google Earth trip to know about the location of places, Equatorial region, Prime meridian, Greenwich

Virtual trip to the Parliament.

A virtual visit to their school via Google Earth

A virtual visit to Finland for Christmas

8. Scholar Badges

  Junior School, Vasant Vihar

1.

Class IV

(2019-2020)

        February 11th 2021

2

Class V

(2019-2020)

February 5th 2021

Other Events deserving Special Mention

  1. Cool Summer Bonanza : Hobby Classes 2020 (03.06.2020 - 27.06.2020)

A one month connection through the virtual platform during the summer vacation of 2020,where we took a break in transmission from the global  negativity to give our students a ray of positivity and happiness. We helped our children  slide and glide through those difficult hot, summer times with some cool hobbies! We wanted  them to remain connected with their school and teachers.

Activities were conducted under the following heads: MATHEMAGICAL SUMMER, SCIENCE MUSKETEERS, ART LOUNGE, HEART AND SOUL STUDIO, KIDS JUNCTION, LANGUAGE LADDER, GARBAGE FOR U GOLD FOR ME, GREEN HEARTS, WANDER KIDS, KIDS  KITCHEN JUNCTION.

  1. Cyber Safety & Security

Mr. Mukesh Kumar conducted a session on Thursday 30th April 2020 on cyber security to ensure that the seriousness of cyber crimes is brought forth. Valuable inputs were shared with the school staff and parents of Class V students. A UNICEF video for cyber safety was shared.

  1. Good Practices Workshops

These workshops were conducted by teachers of DPS Vasant Vihar and East of Kailash to showcase the practices used in ONLINE classrooms to keep the students gainfully engaged. These were attended by teachers of DPS RK Puram as well.

Patriotic Fervour Begins Young

The 74th Independence Day of India was celebrated with immense patriotic zeal and enthusiasm by the students and staff via the virtual mode.

A special video commemorating the independence of our country was prepared by 150 students from classes Nursery to V  - with the students exhibiting craft, dancing, singing and oratory skills.

A week filled with independence related activities was held, wherein all classes from Nursery to V conducted various competitions, tri-colour craft work and other activities such as Origami, making wristbands,patriotic T shirts, kites,preparing tricolour dishes, quizzes, powerpoint presentations, poem recitation, creating comic strips to celebrate seven decades of freedom. Children also showcased their singing and dancing talents.

 Enactment of freedom struggle events was done by  children of  Nursery to Class V via little scenes,patriotic songs and dance to showcase the journey towards freedom. All this was compiled as a presentation ‘Mahatma Revealed’. Some activities were - गांधीजी के तीन बंदर – Circle Time, Gandhiji ke jeevan se judi kucch kahaniyan sunein aur dekhein, Gandhiji ka Chautha Bandar, Drawing and Story Narration related to Mahatma Gandhi's life,

All students took the ’Rashtriya Ekta Diwas Pledge’ with their teachers to preserve the unity, integrity and security of the nation.Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s presentation that made them aware of why we celebrate his birthday as a National Unity Day and the  role he played in uniting the princely states into one India. The students were taken on a virtual tour of the Statue of Unity via Google Earth.

As part of the initiative by the government of India, Sikkim was allocated as the sister state of Delhi.Every month for the full year  activities  related to Sikkim were held in Classes I to V. This helped  to build awareness about the state’s  language, cuisine, culture, sports, habitat, dance, art forms, costume etc.

Class 1 - Dressing up in Sikkimese attire, learning Sikkimese dance steps and  mask making. Draco the Dragon- a shapely  Math affair,  food art in General Awareness, story telling ‘The Reluctant Dragon’ in the Language classes, enhanced verbal proficiency, fostered their imagination and creativity.

Class 2 -Sikkim dance,video watch, powerpoint presentation, art integrated project

Class 3 - Common phrases of Sikkim language, Sensational sikkim

Class 4- Bhasha Sangam activity, powerpoint on state, Dragon Puppet,Poem Recitation, Thangka Art  - interdisciplinary Art integrated project on Sikkim

           Class 5 -Mask Making Activity, Posters and Collages and greetings in Lepcha ,    

Sikkim Dance, Culinary delight - My Healthy Platter - interdisciplinary Art integrated project on Sikkim

  Learning Gratitude

        Saluting The Corona Warriors 

Students got the opportunity to meet  frontline  doctors, ‘Vande Bharat’ pilots and people who successfully recovered from Covid 19 to understand the work and sacrifices in working amidst the  covid scenario.

 

  Community involvement and Community Service

       Service before Self is our school motto and true to its spirit, students are    

       motivated to live up to the motto.

  1. Mr. Rahul Prasad was invited to give a guest lecture. He is a Bengaluru based social entrepreneur and journalist. He interacted with the students of Class V and cited examples of success stories of corona warriors to motivate students and how we all can contribute to the community  with our little deeds
  2. Students of Class IV & V had an interactive session with a Naval Officer - Commodore N. Anil Joseph and an Army officer - Lt. Col Puneet  Lakhanpal. They emphasized duties before rights.

  Literary Enhancement

In order to inculcate reading habits, promote reading and to keep students’ minds stimulated and focused, multifarious activities were conducted such as D,E.A.R. time, value based story narration, ‘Main Bhi Reporter’, Character Enactment after reading a book, Celebration of Reading Week. ‘Ek Kahani Vibhinn Patron Ki Zubani’, ‘Kahani Samiksha’, Kahani Buno, Kahani padho aur chitra banao, Twist A Tale- English

   

 In order to provide a platform to students to creatively express their ideas/ views on the theme THINKING INNOVATIVELY IN UNPRECEDENTED TIMES LIKE COVID-19, CBSE conducted the Expression Series from 15th June to 15th July 2020. The activities conducted were Paragraph writing/ Painting on the topics; For me, Lockdown means…. or The best thing I learned during lockdown!

Young  authors not only created but gave  their own voice overs in creating ebooks thereby expanding their horizons  to keep  reading and writing and getting to know the technical know-how.

  Art Integrated Learning

The medium of theatre, art, craft, experiments, songs, dances, quizzes, puzzles, games, debates, panel discussions, projects, were an integral element of learning by doing. All subjects were taught through some interesting activity. Sikkim was also made familiar through many Art Integrated activities – exhibition of Sikkimese artefacts, mask making, Thangka art, Sikkimese music and traditional dances, dressing up in traditional costumes and preparing traditional cuisines at home.

Toy Fair Event- Cool Curated Toys

Students indulged joyfully in making their own toys out of socks and other items available at home creating their own Toy Story. This helped to  nurture creativity and imagination, and developed fine motor skills. Caring and sharing gives one  comfort and strength.They showcased their favourite toy and spoke about it.