STUDENTS START THE NEW SESSION WITH A HANDFUL OF ACTIVITIES
Every session marks a new beginning. Therefore, the first day, when the students, all feeling rejuvenated, enthusiastic and excited, come to the school in their brand new, crisp uniforms, it becomes a very special day. To make it all the more special, a kaleidoscope of grade-appropriate activities were organized at Presidium. An instant bond and fondness for the school was developed as students were indulged in a plethora of activities like Hop, Skip, Jump, and Hoopla Game. Learners of Grade I also had a pleasant and vibrant day. One of the most interesting activities was Passing the Ball. The delight of accomplishment of the task made for a prepossessing sight. Grade 2 and 3 pupils' excitement knew no bounds as they became part of prismatic activities. The excitement was palpable when students competed in the 'Dice Activity' and 'Memory Game'.
Giving a power-packed start to the new session, our senior Presidians of Grades 6, 7, and 8 enjoyed interacting with each other during activities like 'Never Have I Ever', ' Memory Game', and Bingo. The day ended on a high note as they cut the Welcome Cake and danced to their hearts' content. The new Academic Year brings in renewed energy to strengthen our resolve to fulfill all that has been planned for the students. There are new goals to identify and dreams to be turned into reality. As we all venture into this new session replete with New Milestones to achieve we wish success and learnings to one & all.
‘HAPPY HOLI’: PRESIDIANS SPREAD THE COLOURS OF LOVE & HAPPINESS
“The festival of Holi is the best occasion to soak in the colours of joy, to sprinkle the gulaal of friendship on each other, and to celebrate the day by spreading love and happiness all around.”
Holi is the festival that commemorates the victory of good over evil, brought about by the burning and obliteration of the evil demon named Holika. Therefore, the spirit of Holi teaches students to follow good conduct in life and believe in the virtue of being truthful and honest. The biggest reason behind this festival is to spread joy and happiness. To celebrate the auspicious festival of Holi, a special assembly was conducted by the students of Presidium, wherein the students talked about the importance of different colours in our lives and the safety measures required while playing Holi. A mesmerizing dance performance also enthralled the audience. They also shared the different rituals they perform on Holi at their respective homes.
STUDENTS ENHANCE THEIR ESTIMATION SKILLS WITH CAPACITY ACTIVITY
Mathematics can be one of the most interesting subjects for students if taught with new and innovative teaching techniques. Keeping this in mind, Presidium organized a math activity with an aim to introduce Measurement- Capacity. Students did the estimation activity. In this activity, students had to observe containers and fill water in them. This helped them understand that different containers hold different capacities of liquid. Through this activity, students were able to understand the concept of litre. The objective of this activity was to develop estimation skills in them as they observed and compared the dimensions of containers and developed an understanding of capacity.
STUDENTS LEARN TO WRITE INVITATION LETTER
कक्षा 3 के विद्यार्थियों ने अपनी अध्यापिकों को अपने कार्यक्रम आमंत्रित करने के लिए निमंत्रण पत्र लिखा व सजाया | बच्चों ने अपनी अध्यापिकाओं के स्कूल के अनुभव जानने के लिए उन्हें आमंत्रित करा | बच्चों ने इस गतिविधि द्वारा निमंत्रण पत्र बनाना सीखा | हमारे प्यारे बच्चों ने उनके साथ समय बिताया और उनके अनुभवों को सुना व उसका आनंद लिया |
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE THE AUSPICIOUS FESTIVAL OF MAHASHIVRATRI!
Maha Shivaratri is known as the great night of Shiva. It is celebrated in honour of Lord Shiva or Shankara. To feel the verve of the festival, children of Grade 2 of Presidium presented a special virtual assembly on Maha Shivaratri. The celebration commenced with the Morning Prayer followed by a speech sharing the significance of the pious day. A beautiful skit was presented showcasing the life of Lord Shiva. The main highlight of the assembly was a dance performance on “SHIVA TANDAVA" child dressed as Lord Shiva, followed by graceful dances clad in beautiful outfits. The students and the teachers were filled with spiritual fervour on the occasion. The celebrations concluded by offering heartfelt prayers to Lord Shiva by all.
PRESIDIANS MAARK NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY WITH ENGAGING ACTIVITIES
National Science Day is celebrated in India to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian Physicist Sir C. V. Raman on 28 February National Science Day is distinguished to spread a notable message about the importance of science used in daily life of the people. The students of Presidium School celebrated National Science Day. On this day, students while at home participated in an experimental demonstration of various scientific concepts as guided by their teachers and shared it online with their teachers. The students were told that along with keeping pace with the technology, it is equally important to keep a strong grasp on the scientific facts as well. She mentioned that the school had initiated several programs focused on developing scientific understanding and innovation. They showcased their instinctive knowledge of the why and how of various scientific principles.
ROLE PLAY ACTIVITY: A PERFECT BLEND OF EDUCATION & ENTERTAINMENT
Role Play is extremely important to kids. It’s the closest way the child can truly become their favorite superhero.
Role Play is an activity presenting a small act where the participants get an opportunity to imitate different characters. An Inter class Role Play Competition was organized at Presidium School, for the students of Grade 2 and 3. The objective of this competition was not only to blend learning with fun but also to develop confidence in the little ones. The excitement of our young actors knew no bounds as they waited eagerly for their turn to perform. Resplendent in their costumes and glowing in all their finery, they emulated the renowned national leaders and famous personalities with confidence and passion. The students portrayed themselves as these personalities with great conviction and confidence. It proved to be a great learning experience for all the students.
STUDENTS LEARN TO IDENTIFY & DESCRIBE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SHAPES
Learning shapes not only helps students identify and organize visual information, but it also helps them learn skills in other curriculum areas including reading, math, and science. Teaching shapes to students is an important educational activity. The ability to recognize and describe shapes is a fundamental skill that provides a foundation for more advanced skills. Presidians of Grade 2 enjoyed the Shape activity and played a game "follow the instruction" in their virtual class. The students understand various shapes like cone, box, ball, and pipe. Students learned properties of various shapes by doing these activities. This activity aimed at helping the young Presidians to learn the basic properties of geometrical figures and it was indeed a fruitful experience for them.
STUDENTS EXPLORE THE CONCEPT OF FRACTIONS!
Fraction is a building block for Math skills. To strengthen the skills of Mathematics, Presidians participated in a fascinating activity of fractions. They were introduced to fractions by connecting them to their prior knowledge. Students gave many examples of fractions from their real-life lives like equal slices of pizza, fruit, a bar of chocolate, etc. The teacher explained to the students that a fraction simply tells us how many parts of a whole we have. Students were also asked to bring different varieties of food items like pizza, burgers, chapati, etc. Through this activity they learned to identify the various wholes and their equal and unequal parts.
STUDENTS ENHANCE THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF SOLAR SYSTEM
"Our solar system is a wild frontier, teeming with different, diverse places: planets and moons, millions of objects of ice and rock."
Students have always been enthralled and mesmerized by the Solar System. To recapitulate and provide them with a better understanding of a project - making a model of the Solar System was organized under Theme - Solar System. The students enthusiastically shared about the shape of the Earth. Difference between Earth and Globe, understanding about Rotation and Revolution which causes day and night. It was an enthralling experience to see students share amazing facts about the solar system and its planets. They were aware of the position of planets and the distance between them. Some of the students shared about the Space Explorers, Space Stations, and also different space agencies.