EXPERIMENT DAY 31.08.22
An “EXPERIMENT DAY” was organized for Pre- School and Pre- Primary Children in their classrooms on 31.08.22. Various water experiments were conducted such as-
- Walking Water
- Water is colorless
- Sink and Float
- Water is shapeless
- Water evaporates
- Sink and Float
Through these experiments, children enjoyed and explored water in different ways. They were made to value water as a precious resource. The water used for conducting various experiments was later used in watering the plants outside the reception area. It was a fun-filled learning day for the children. A video on “Save Water” was also shown to the children after the Water Experiments.
COSTUME FIESTA 29-31 AUGUST ’22 (Pre- Primary)
A costume fiesta competition not only blends learning with fun but also develops confidence in students by giving them opportunity to speak in front of their own classmates. They learn to imitate the mannerism of the character they are dressed up as. To enhance creativity, imagination and confidence, Costume Fiesta was conducted for the students of Pre-Primary from 29th August to 31st August ’22 in the school premises. All the students participated and showcased their versatility with the help of the character chosen. They were smartly dressed up and took part with much enthusiasm. The main aim of the event was to gain stage confidence and enhance speaking skills. Best 10 entries from each section were awarded with a certificate.
FEED THE FROG 24.08.22
Sports Activity “FEED THE FROG” was organized for Pre Primary children on 24.08.22 in the outdoor vicinity of the school. Children were lined up for the race wearing ‘Frog Headbands”. After warm-up, they were explained the activity. The children progressed while they hopped like a frog on the individual tracks, picked and showed their food and then continued hopping until they reached the finishing point to pass through the Frog gate. This activity helped in strengthening their gross muscles, building their body balance, activated and increased muscle strength and helped in gaining confidence and knowledge on the animal and its food habits. The children participated enthusiastically and enjoyed this fun activity.
STORY TIME 17.08.22
Story telling is an art of conveying ideas. It improves their imagination and stimulates curiosity. It also develops their concentration, social skills and communicative skills. With these aims we organized “Story time” for Pre-primary students on 17.08.22. Children enjoyed watching story on Janmashtami. By this, the children got a chance to understand the rich mythological heritage and culture and also learnt that Right and good is always rewarded.
JANMASHTAMI CELEBRATION 17.08.22
Celebrating festivals is an integral part of learning and building the child’s cultural identity.
Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna was celebrated by the tiny tots of Pre School and Pre Primary children on 17.08.22 with great devotion and enthusiasm.
Children donned attires of Radha Krishna to give a traditional touch and express gratitude. The importance of celebrating Janmashtami was briefed and the children were acquainted with the celebrations done across the country. Children recited shlokas, bhajans and spoke lines on Lord Krishna. The life history of Lord Krishna was beautifully depicted through a short story. The assembly concluded with the children dancing and enjoying the song “Chhoti Chhoti Gaiya”. A beautiful and vibrant selfie corner was also created where the children happily got clicked.
PROUD TO BE AN INDIAN 12.08.22
Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav – The theme was extended with another interesting activity “Proud to be an Indian” which was organised on 12.08.22. The children were explained the importance of the day with the help of a PPT and an informative video. The day became lively when our tiny tots participated actively in a variety of craft activities like Tricolor hangings, greeting cards, badges, kites etc. to showcase their creativity & to spread happiness on this special occasion. To add more fun to the celebration, children brought tricolour food in their lunch. The day was concluded with a rhythmic session where the kids danced on patriotic songs and rhymes. It filled our heart with pride to see our children spreading the colours of Independence across the department.
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION 08.08.22
On August 15th, 2022, India celebrated its 75 years (platinum jubilee) of Independence. To mark this glorious event, Government has suggested schools to organise several events under the “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” program. The Montessori department inaugurated the series of celebration of this grand event with a colourful Special Morning assembly on 08.08.22 in the school campus. The school campus was beautifully decorated with Tricolour theme with balloons, Flags and kites to spread the colours of independence everywhere. To cherish the event and to enlighten the tiny tots about the importance of celebrating Independence Day, a rhythmic skit was presented to the children depicting the struggle of our Freedom Fighters and their sacrifices for the nation. In the end, all the children, including the audience, danced on patriotic songs which added energy and colours to the whole program. To conclude the assembly, children were made aware about the “Har Ghar Tiranga” campaign, an initiative by our honourable P.M Shri Narendra Modi as a takeaway of the event. Overall, it was a memorable experience for the children.
SHARING IS CARING 05.08.22
An activity ‘sharing is caring’ was organized for the students of Pre-school and Pre-primary on 05.08.22. The aim of the activity was to spread joy and happiness. Children were told about the importance of sharing. All of them made beautiful wrist bands by decorating them with stickers using their creativity and ideas. They tied the wrist bands on their friend’s wrist and sang a song on sharing. The children also shared their toys and other belongings such as their crayon box, puzzles etc. with their friends and made their bond of friendship stronger.
This activity not only enhanced the creativity of the children but also made them understand the importance of sharing. All the children participated with great zeal and excitement.
COLOURING IS FUN 26.07.22
An Art Competition ‘Colouring is Fun’ was organised for the children of the Montessori Department on 26.07.22. Art encourages children, develops skills and helps to gain confidence. The children of Pre- School enjoyed colouring in the picture of a ball and Pre- Primary children did colouring in a sheet based on cleanliness. All the children participated with zeal and enthusiasm. This activity helped the children in exploring new ideas, creativity as well as refine their colouring skills. Best ten entries from each section will be awarded certificates.
ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF SUMMER PROJECTS 16.07.22
Annual Exhibition of summer projects on the theme – ‘Toy Pedagogy’ was organized on 16th July 2022 with great zeal and enthusiasm. The Exhibition was held to provide a platform to display the knowledge, creativity, skills and talent of our young artists.
The Exhibition was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Mrs. Vinita Malik, a renowned TV personality, a mesmerizing story teller and above that a great teacher. The Chief Guest, along with our Principal, Mr. L.V. Sehgal, Headmistresses and Executive members of the PTA were welcomed by lighting the ceremonial lamp.
The theme – ‘Toy Pedagogy’ was aesthetically and beautifully displayed in different classrooms in the form of puppets, Rangoli, DIY learning games, table mats, paper bags, box toys, calendars, dice, flower pots, wall hangings. best out of waste material and much more.
The key attraction of the day was ‘On the spot Puppet/Toy making’ by the pre primary children. Children made attractive toys with their innovative ideas which was appreciated by all the visitors. The parents of our tiny tots witnessed the Exhibition and complimented the school for the wonderful efforts. They gave their feedback with their words of appreciation in the visitors’ book.
Our little ones not only exhibited the creativity but also encouraged everyone to stay fit by their specially displayed Yoga Corner consisting of the yoga pictures they clicked on the International Yoga Day during the summer break.
Overall, the Exhibition was a fun and enriching experience for everyone which motivated the children to add many more feathers in their cap.
GURU PURNIMA CELEBRATIONS 13.07.22
A guru is a person who teaches and sheds light, knowledge and directs us to lead in the right path. Guru Purnima, a spiritual celebration dedicated to acknowledging the contribution of the gurus and teachers by the disciples was organized in the Montessori Department on 13.07.22. Children were explained about the importance of this festival. They recited shlokas & dohas, spoke lines, sang bhajans, did art activities to express their gratitude to the life and teachings of their gurus (teachers).
OUR LITTLE CHEF- 10.05.22
A Bal Sabha Activity- Our Little Chef was conducted on 10.05.22 for the children of Pre- School & Pre- Primary. The teacher had a short conversation on the role of the chef and how he/ she is helpful to us. The children were very excited to prepare various delicacies such as cucumber smiley sandwich, peanut chaat, smiley cookies etc. It was the new experience for the kids to do flameless cooking which enhanced their self- learning skills and made them more confident.
WORLD OF PUPPETS- 4.05.22 & 5.05.22
Puppets are engaging toys that can help support oral language skills and communication, social/emotional development, and help children learn and understand the world around them through safe, imaginative play.
A colourful Puppet Show was organized for Pre- School & Pre- Primary children. The story “FOUR FRIENDS” was presented with the help of colourful stick puppets which was thoroughly enjoyed by all of them.
HEALTH IS WEALTH 29.04.22
A healthy body is important to live a good life. To sensitise the students towards the importance of good health, and to emphasise the importance of healthy eating habits among the students, an activity, ‘Health is Wealth” was organised on 29.04.22.
Children of Pre-School and Pre-Primary did hands-on activities in order to understand the importance of inculcating healthy food habits. The students of pre-school coloured in the picture of a strong and healthy person. The students of pre-primary made a collage of nutritious food that they like to have in their meals. They were told self-created stories that talked about the necessity of a healthy diet and exercising to maintain good health and a strong body. Children had brought fruits and healthy snacks in their tiffin boxes.
MY FAMILY TREE
Family is one of the most priceless gifts that is given to us by God. Family plays an important role in moulding us as a unique person. To enhance this bond, My Family Tree activity was organised for Pre-school children on 25.4.22. They enjoyed pasting pictures of their family members and were motivated to talk about/describe their family. They were sensitized about their relationship with their family members. Children developed their self-confidence and communicative skills through this activity. All the children participated actively.
KNOW YOUR SCHOOL 25.04.2022
To familiarize children with the new environment of physical school and to give them the opportunity to adjust well, a Bal Sabha activity “Know your school” was organised for the students of Pre- Primary on 25.04.22. They were taken to different areas such as the Reception Area, Headmistress Room, Medical Room, Assembly Ground, Dramatics Room, Gym Area, etc. which enabled them in becoming familiar with the school infrastructure and they came to know about the importance of a school as an institution. All our children thoroughly enjoyed this activity.
The Adaptation period with lots of fun and innumerable activities, turns out to be more and more appropriate and effective, with each passing year. A joyful start to a pleasure called “SCHOOL”, it is instrumental in helping the new entrants settle down in the new environment. The children enjoyed the Magic Show, Puppet Show and the never-ending fun in the classrooms. They also enjoyed colouring activities, making a smiley wrist band, flower badge, colourful stick puppet of Earth spreading the message of ‘Save Earth’. There were gifts galore coupled with scrumptious treats like chips, chocos, cakes etc.
FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAMME
Classes: I, II & III – 23.09.22
Financial Literacy is the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well- being.
The second activity under the aegis of Financial Literacy , ‘Needs and Wants’ was conducted for the students of Classes I,II & III on 23.09.22 . Learning the difference between a want and a need through a moral story was a great way to enhance their vocabulary as well as teach them a valuable life lesson. Students learnt that needs represent necessities while wants indicate desires. A follow up worksheet helped them identify & differentiate between the two.
BAL SABHA ACTIVITY- RHYTHMIC CREATIONS
Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive and widely effective mode of saying things.”
Various Bal Sabha activities and competitions are imbedded in the academic calendar with a core aim to foster all round development of the children and provide them a platform to explore their creativity and adopt innovative techniques to develop their ideas and skills.
To instill love for poetry and develop recitation skills in students a Poem Recitation Competition, Rhythmic Creations was organized for the students of classes I (Intra Class), II & III (Inter Class). The theme for the competition was ‘Save Marine Life.’
The competition for class I was organized on 8.09.22. For students of class II & III, the preliminary round was organized on 8.09.22 & 02.09.22 respectively. Three students from each section competed in the final inter class round conducted on15.09.22 and 08.09.22 for classes II and III respectively.
The competition provided students a splendid opportunity to exhibit their talent. They astonished everyone with their voice modulation and mesmerizing skills. The participants used colourful & meaningful props to accentuate the pitiful conditions of our marine fauna and expressed their feelings & thoughts by threading them into a rhythmic string.
The presentations highlighted the dire need of acting against human’s callous attitude towards Mother Nature and saving the marine creatures.
Classes - I, II and III
To celebrate and acknowledge the dedication of our efficient students, every year, we at Bal Bharati Public School, honour and encourage our students in the Prize Distribution Ceremony.The ceremony was an occasion to acclaim the achievements of students for their sustained hardwork and determined efforts.
To appreciate the deserving students and motivate the others, the Prize Distribution Ceremony held at the Pusa Road Campus on Thursday, 25.08.22. The programme commemorated with a prayer to thank the Almighty. The students of classes PS to class III were awarded certificates for academic excellence in the Session 2020-21 and 2021-22 by our honourable Principal, Mr. L.V.Sehgal and esteemed members of Parent Teacher Association. The students were very excited to receive the awards.
Creativity without strategy is called art, creativity with strategy is called Advertising.
Bal Sabha Competition - Ad Mad competition was organised for the students of Class I on 25 August 2022. It was a perfect platform for the students to overcome their stage fright and showcase their oratory skills. Our young artists advertised healthy food items with a creative story line and original jingles to highlight their benefits. All the participants performed with enthusiasm and exhibited confidence & creativity.
The competition helped the students enhance their speaking skills, expression, voice modulation and dialogue delivery. Overall, it was a fusion of talent, imagination and innovation. It was an enriching experience for the little ones who explored and acquired some crucial life skills.
The most auspicious ceremonial occasion of the school,Investiture Ceremony signifies the reliance and confidence that the school consigns in the newly office bearers.On 20th August 2022, Saturday, the investiture ceremony was organized for the office bearers of the school. Mr Raja Banthia, IPS Officer graced the occasion with his benign presence.
The ceremony began with a prayer, followed by a mesmerizing performance by our talented instrumentalist and a classical dance performance.
The office bearers from all the departments received a sashe and batch from the school Principal Mr. L.V Sehgal and the esteemed guest Mr. Raja Banthia.
The spectacular event concluded with an Oath ceremony. The office bearers stepped into a new leadership role and promised to perform their duty diligently. An inspirational speech by Mr. Raja Banthia marked a befitting end to the ceremony. His words of advice were highly motivating for the students .
The auspicious occasion of Janmashtami was celebrated with great pomp and festivity. A special assembly was presented by the students of classes I, II and III on 17.08.22
A skit depicting life history of Lord Krishna was a part of the flamboyant celebration. The significance of a poignant and soulful friendship was highlighted. Children were donned in vibrant traditional clothes. They performed the musical dramatization of Lord Krishna’s Rasleela followed by a devotional dance. Students celebrated the festival with great admiration and enthusiasm.
BAL SABHA MUSIC COMPETITION - ऐसा देश है मेरा
Class - I, II and III
Music is beneficial for children as it not only develops their aesthetic sense but is also a key to creativity.
To inculcate the feeling of respect and love for our nation and to showcase the singing talent of the students, a Bal Sabha Inter House Music Competition ‘ऐसा देश है मेरा’ was conducted for the students of classes I, II and III on 12.08.22. The theme of the competition was Patriotic Song. Our little aspiring participants spread the fragrance of love for the Mother Land by serenading melodious songs with zeal and confidence. Through the competition, the participants showcased a sense of pride for their nation.
Overall the event was a big success and all the performances received an overwhelming response.
RAKSHA BANDHAN CELEBRATION
‘The greatness of a culture can be found in its festival.’
To commemorate Raksha Bandhan, the festival that binds a brother and sister beautifully in a relationship forever, various art & craft activities were organised for the students of classes I,II & III. These included a Rakhi card making activity for classes I & II and poster/collage making activity for class I.
The students of class I made a colourful Rakhi card depicting the beautiful bond between a brother & sister. The students of class II made a card and wrote heart-warming messages and the students of class III created beautiful collage or poster reflecting the true spirit of the pious festival of Raksha Bandhan. The activities were a delightful celebration for students which made the environment full of joy and love.
BAL SABHA ACTIVITY: PAPER FOLDING
Paper Folding Activity was conducted for the students of class I on 21.07.22. They enthusiastically explored the art of paper folding & crafted a paper cat using origami sheets. The activity improved their concentration and helped in enhancing their hand-eye coordination & fine motor skills. They joyfully showcased their priceless creations.
INTER-UNIT COLLABORATION PROGRAMME
RENDEZVOUS - CONNECTING WITH PEERS
FIRST COLLABORATIVE ACTIVITY
Unit: Bal Bharati Public School, Navi Mumbai
Date: 29.7.22 (Friday)
With an aim to acquaint the students with their peers across different units of BBPS, Inter-Unit Collaboration Programme was initiated by Bal Bharati Public School, GRH Marg, Pusa Road Campus in the session 2021-22. Our students got the opportunity to interact with the students of BBPS,Ratnagiri through a series of online meetings.
The Collaborative Programme was yet again initiated in the session 2022-23 wherein the students will interact and collaborate with their peers from BBPS, Navi Mumbai. A group of 16 students each from both the schools will be a part of this programme. The online introductory meet was held on 29.7.2022 in which the participants introduced themselves and shared information about their school, personal interests and hobbies.
The event was graced by our Principal, Mr. L. V. Sehgal ; Ms. Kalpana Dwivedi, Principal, Navi Mumbai. They addressed the students and gave their best wishes for the programme. Ms. Reetu Dawar, Headmistress, BBPS, Pusa Road Campus also addressed the students and proposed the vote of thanks.
BAL SABHA - एक नया सवेरा लाएँ, आओ धरती को स्वर्ग बनाएँ (NUKKAD NATAK)
“Theatre can transform a child's life, just as an early cultural experience whether with opera, ballet, music or art is a wonderful thing because it opens the door to a life-long experience, a life-long enjoyment."
- Michael Morpurgo.
Theatre, a powerful medium of expression, has been popularly used for creating social awareness. In the Bal Sabha Activity organised on 28.07.22, the students of Classes II and III presented a street play which highlighted the importance of keeping our environment clean and the need to avoid use of plastics.
The play also focussed on creating awareness about the SDG - Sustainable Cities and Communities. It depicted how by reducing wastage and working together, we can preserve our oceans and forests, thereby creating a sustainable world.
Educating the young minds and nurturing them as global citizens of tomorrow would help them develop core competencies essential for actively engaging with the world to make it more sustainable.
With an aim to sensitise the students towards global issues, the theme for the Summer Projects & Activities (2022-23) was chosen as Sustainable Development Goals 2030, with special focus on some important SDGs like Sustainable Cities & Communities, Life of Land & Water, No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Affordable & Clean Energy, Good Health & Well-being etc.
The students were guided to research and gain insight into these universal goals and showcase their work through artefacts, models, posters etc. which were displayed in the Annual Exhibition 2022 scheduled on 16.07.22.
The exhibition was graced by famous Indian film and television artist, Ms. Vineeta Malik as Guest of Honour. The occasion was also graced by the school Principal Mr. L.V. Sehgal, Vice Principal Ms. Vineeta Dhawan; Headmistresses, Ms. Neeta Nijhara, Ms Reetu Dawar, Ms Neelam Ahuja and Chief Coordinator, Ms. Sapna Behl. Esteemed members of the PTA & Alumni Association, parents & students were also present.
The cultural programme commenced with a prayer followed by a melodious song and vibrant dance presentation highlighting the spirit of the rainy season.
The projects of the children creatively depicted how humans can work together & contribute towards the global causes to make the world a sustainable place to live. A special corner devoted to Toy based Pedagogy displayed how productive use of toys can lead to enriching experiences for the children. The presentations of the students were applauded by all present.
BAL SABHA ACTIVITY - BEST OUT OF WASTE
Bal Sabha Activity ‘Best Out of Waste’ was conducted for the students of Classes I, II and III on 14.07.22. The aim of the activity was to motivate and encourage the students to use paper bags and reduce the use of plastic bags. The theme of the competition was ‘Caring for City Heritage'.
The students made a beautiful collage on an eco-friendly paper bag & wrote a short poem or slogan on the topic- Keeping the Heritage Clean and Green.
INTER CLASS AD-MAD COMPETITION
Class-II & III- 12.5.2022
Competitions play a vital role in motivating students to perform, excel and offer a reward more precious than just winning a prize. They provide them an opportunity to gain substantial experience, showcase skills, analyse and evaluate outcomes and uncover personal aptitude. Bal Sabha activities and competitions provide the children a platform to explore their creativity and adopt innovative techniques to develop their ideas and skills. The preliminary round of the Inter Class Bal Sabha Competition Ad-Mad was conducted for the students of Class II & III on 06.05.22 & 07.05.22 respectively. Three students from each section of class II & III were selected for the final round which was organised on 12.05.22.
The finalists presented advertisements on the topic, ‘Healthy Food Items.’ They displayed their oratory skills and presented advertisements showcasing a wide range of healthy foods like yogurts, fruits, honey, health drinks etc. and highlighted their benefits.
Ms. Reetu Dawar, Headmistress Primary Department, Pusa Road also graced the occasion and motivated the students who were enthusiastic and participated with complete brilliance and amazing effort.
BAL SABHA ACTIVITY BOOKMARK MAKING
Class I & III – 5.05.22
Various Bal Sabha Activities are embedded in the academic calendar with a core aim to foster all round development of the children and hone their skills. These activities are meticulously planned to develop qualities like problem-solving, reasoning, critical thinking and creative thinking in them.
Bookmark Making Competition was organized for the students of Class I & III on 5 May, 2022. They worked enthusiastically and showcased their artistic imagination. This fun-filled activity unleashed their creativity on paper with a message to learn and follow. The children created colourful bookmarks on the theme Good Health and Well-being. The thought provoking slogans and messages on the bookmarks highlighted the importance of a happy and healthy life.
Click the links below to view activities of previous sessions:
INTER-HOUSE HINDI POETRY RECITATION COMPETITION
Inter-House Hindi Poetry Recitation Competition on the theme ‘Shiksha- Ek Amulya Ratna’ was organised for the students of Class IV to create awareness in students regarding the importance of education. The competition was organised on September 15, 2022 in the School Auditorium. Ms. Anju Arora, TGT Hindi and Ms. Ritu Sharma TGT Hindi (Hindi teachers, Middle Department) were the judges for the day. It was gratifying to see students express their poems with confidence, clarity and delightful expressions. They presented their thought-provoking ideas and opinions through beautiful, inspiring poems.
The performances were judged on the basis of selection of the poem, memory and elocution. The presentations were appreciated by the audience and the judges.
|Inter-House Hindi Poetry Recitation Competition||15-09-2022||JAWAHAR HOUSE |
MOTHER TERESA HOUSE
C.V. RAMAN HOUSE
PROUD TO BE A BAL BHARATIAN
Child Education Society, the apex body of Bal Bharati Public Schools and other institutions, was set up in the year 1944, in the Pre-independence era when there was a dire need to spread and preserve Indian culture, heritage, tradition and ethos. The 78 year old organisation took another spectacular initiative known as ‘Proud to be a Bal Bharatian’ to educate the minds of young learners with love and honour for the institution nationwide.
Class IV students marked the states (other than Delhi) where the Bal Bharati Public Schools are located across India. Further, they were asked to write the names of branches of Bal Bharati Schools located in Delhi NCR and paste their pictures as well on an A-4 Size Coloured Sheet whereas Class V students wrote the names of the distinguished branches of Bal Bharati Public School spread across India and also mention the year in which they were established. They also found out about the members of the Child Education Society who contributed to its growth and evolution.
‘Proud to be a Bal Bharatian’ was a successful spin in the history of Bal Bharati Public Schools’ many initiatives.
AYAKSHA - Health and Care Managed School Clinics
The Primary Department - GR Campus observed a grandesque medical drive for the Class IV and V. Students went through a thorough medical checkup on July 19, 2022 as initiated by AYAKSHA -Health and Care Managed School Clinics. The initiative filled the students with the knowledge and awareness to cater to both their physical as well as psychological needs.
It was indeed a fruitful experience for the health-conscious learners of the department.
TOY PEDAGOGY PRESENTATION
Albert Einstein commented “I never teach my pupils, I only provide the conditions in which they can learn”.
The teachers from Primary Department of PR and GR campus set forth on the magnanimous display of the various toys, puppets and games which they had learned to curate in the two-day toy pedagogy workshop undertaken by Ms. Seema Wahi Mukherjee and Mr. Tushar Tamhane. The presentation was observed and applauded by the Honourable Principal, Mr. Laksh Vir Sehgal, the Vice-Principal, Ms. Vineeta Dhawan along with the esteemed headmistresses on 14th July, 2022 in the school auditorium. The workshop was a sight of celebration as an interdisciplinary approach was put together and the toys were played with, discussed and portrayed with love, respect and acceptance.
INTER-HOUSE SWAY MAKING COMPETITION
The Primary Department - GR Campus observed a successful Inter-House Sway Making competition using Microsoft Sway on 14th July, 2022. The students of class IV and V webbed through an array of ideas on the topic ‘Wellness : Key to Happiness. Shastri House secured the first position followed by Mother Teresa on the second and Subhash on third.
The efforts partaken by the young learners was an enriching and exciting experience.
|FIRST POSITION||SHASTRI HOUSE||OMANA GOYAL (IV-G)|
SHANAYA RAJPUT (V-G)
|SECOND POSITION||MOTHER TERESA||ATHARAV (IV-F) |
SIDHARTH TANEJA (V-A)
|THIRD POSITION||SUBHASH HOUSE||IVAAN SEHGAL (IV-A) |
MATHS PREMIER LEAGUE
Countingwell- An interative Maths Application organized a virtual inter school mega event ‘Maths Premier League’ from 12 July-6 August 2022. It aimed at enhancing the mathematical skills of the learners prepared them with strong foundational concepts and provided them with an opportunity to win exciting prizes. 268 students were registered from classes VI-IX, out of which 89 qualified the base line assessment and three students from our school were ranked among top 3 in different categories and awarded medals.
INTER HOUSE EVENT
“Environment is no one's property to destroy, it's everyone's responsibility to protect.”
In our collective endeavor to cater to the immediate need to practice Sustainable Development along with the SDG goals put forward by the UNICEF, Interhouse Committee of the Middle Department organized its second inter house event of the session, ‘VISUAL विरासत’. The aim of the event was to create awareness about different sustainable cities and their journey towards practicing Sustainability every day. The participating teams had to choose a sustainable city and design immersive learning visuals using the software Microsoft ThingLink. The participants were supposed to showcase what makes the chosen city sustainable. Various dimensions like its path towards sustainability, historical and geographical significance were taken into consideration. The highlight of the event was the creative representation by each team, justifying their city to be labelled Sustainable. Subhash emerged as the winner followed by Shivaji House at second and CV Raman at third position respectively.
LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOP
21st-century children need an education that aims at their holistic development and caters to their academic, physical, social, psychological and emotional evolution. We at Bal Bharati Public School provide ample educational opportunities to all the students that enable them to venture into new horizons with confidence.
The Middle Department of the school organized the two sessions of Life Skills Workshop on 10 August 2022 and 17 August 2022, for the students of class VII (A to H).The theme of the workshops was ‘Nurturing Positive Mental Health’ and ‘Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills’ which is relevant to all the learners of the present times. The resource person Ms. Jyotsna Bharadwaj (Founder Director Envision India Edu services) oriented the students about valuable life skills which aid all to make reformed choices and accept the challenges posed by day to day situations. She discussed diverse issues with the young learners and gave her experienced insights related to happiness and positive attitude.
PTA ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD CEREMONY
In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
The last two years of online training didn’t provide the opportunity to celebrate the academic success of our erudite minds. Therefore, the Middle Department organised the PTA Academic Achievement Award Ceremony for the sessions 2020-21 and 2021-22 on 17 August 2022, to laud the scholastic achievers for their astounding performance in the respective sessions. The event was graced by our revered Principal Mr LV Sehgal along with all the members of the PTA and headmistress Ms Nita Nijhara. The students of class VIII received the award first followed by class VII and class VI.
VALUE EDUCATION PROGRAMME
The Middle Department of the school conducts Value Education Sessions for its students under the framework of ‘Awakened Citizen Programme’ initiated by the Ramakrishna Mission. The objective of each session is to acquaint learners with the importance of identifying our morals and hence paving the way for a meaningful education.
SESSION ON 29 JULY 2022
“All that man has to do is to take care of three things; good thought, good word, good deed.” – Swami Vivekananda
The teachings of Swami Vivekananda have always inspired the people to follow the path of righteousness and honesty. The Ramakrishna Mission has formulated the ‘Awakened Citizen Programme’, with chronologically arranged modules for the students of classes VI-VIII, highlighting the values and principles that Swami Vivekananda promoted in his life lessons. The first session of the programme for classes VI-VIII was conducted on 29 July 2022 in the zero period. The session was an introduction to the programme wherein students were urged to focus on their unique and infinite possibilities.
FINANCIAL LITERACY SESSIONS
With an objective of acquainting the learners to the importance of money and finance in life, the school commenced with an innovative programme on ‘Financial Literacy’ for the students of classes VI-VIII from July 2022. The initiative is facilitated by Ms Anjali Kaushik, Ms Kaveri Kamra and Ms Saumya Sharma through interactive modules designed by them. The students are engaged in a lively discussion wherein the value of money and the right ways to invest it were discussed. The programme strives to teach learners from a tender age about simple methods to save what they earn like opening a bank account. The sessions for classes VI, VII and VIII are conducted in the auditorium, with an overwhelming attendance. The initiative has received positive feedback from the students and parents.
GURU POORNIMA 2022
To celebrate the astounding essence and glorious presence of teachers in our lives, the Middle Department of the school conducted a plethora of activities on the occasion of Guru Poornima on 13 July 2022. The activities, like Poster Making, Thank You Letters, Book Mark Designing, Poem recitation, Yogic chanting of Guru Mantras, Instrumental Music resonating the song ‘Humko Mann Ki Shakti Dena’, aimed at highlighting the importance of Guru in a student’s life as well as rekindling the “Guru-Shishya” connect which is at the center of Indian culture.
KINGDOMS, PLATTERS AND THEIR STORIES
“Future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative way”
Students of Senior and Senior Secondary Department of Bal Bharati Public School, GRHM wore their 'Gourmet expert Caps' to exhibit their culinary skills in ‘Cooking Without Fire’ Inter House competition held on August 05, 2022, Friday at ATAL lab. Children participated with full enthusiasm and zeal, as they dispensed out nutritious yet appetizing delicacies, selected post comprehensive exploration of the cultural backgrounds of the relevant recipes chosen from the allotted eight states (Andhra Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, West Bengal, Gujarat, Goa, Bihar and Maharashtra) to each of the eight houses.
They served the dishes in a creative and aesthetic way, which was eye appealing and the display was a visual treat tickling to the taste buds. Each house prepared 3-4 items which included a snack, drinks and a main dish of the state allocated. The judges for the day were Mrs. Preeti Saxena and Mrs. Shashi Sahni who judged on the basis of Creativity, Presentation, Research and Narration.
Judges interacted with the budding chefs to figure out the elements of the recipes, dietary benefit and the authentic meaning of the dishes prepared by them. Judges were overawed by the efforts of the participants and results were announced amidst tough competition. Presence of respected Principal Sir and Vice Principal Ma’am gave immense motivation to students who took part in the competition.
First position was secured by Mother Teresa House, closely followed by Ashoka House which bagged the second position. The third position was shared between C.V. Raman and Subhash House. Through this activity, the students inculcated the spirit of teamwork, culinary skills, tolerance and gratefulness to appreciate the hard work put into cooking. The aim of the activity was also to provide a platform for students to showcase their talent and explore new areas of interest. Overall, the competition went well and the entire set up and arrangements were made by Mother Teresa house, as they were the house on duty.
INTER HOUSE DECLAMATION COMPETITION - 6TH MAY 2022
“Fine declamation does not consist in flowery periods, delicate allusions of musical cadences, but in a plain, open, loose style, where the periods are long and obvious, where the same thought is often exhibited in several points of view. - Oliver Goldsmith”
Bal Bharati Public School, GRH Marg, Senior Secondary Department, Subhash House organized the Inter House Declamation Competition on Friday , 6th May 2022 .The aim of the competition was to enhance public speaking skills of the students and learn to be communicative while expressing their knowledge and views.
The speakers of Class XII of all 8 houses spoke fluently on the topics based on the SDG goal ‘General Health and Well-being’. Each house had two speakers and all of them were allotted different topics as per the theme. Our eminent panel of jury members were Ms. Radha Nair (PGT English) and Ms.Neenu Singh (PGT English). The session was a pleasant shower of opinions, views, knowledge and perspectives that enhanced the level of understanding of the theme among students. The participants armed with their content which was specially designed, matched with their expression and voice modulation made their views even more effective. They all exhibited great oratory skill.
House wise the 1st position was bagged by C V Raman House, II position was won by Ashoka house and the III position was won by Shivaji House in this event.
In the Individual winners category of the event, the 1st position was bagged by Simran Choudhary, 2nd position was bagged by Neev Sharma and the 3rd position bagged by Naisha Sethi and Pranjal Khajuria respectively.
The program was conducted smoothly and attained the target and its designated goal under the able guidance of our House Coordinator, Ms. Nita Nijhara. The competition was an enlightening experience for the speakers as well as the audience.
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