TRIP TO AMRITSAR - WAGAH BORDER, JALLIAN WALA BAGH AND GOLDEN TEMPLE

The Social Science Department organized a two day and three-night educational trip to Amritsar for the students of secondary department from 21st October to 24th October, 2018.

 

The trip was organized with a view to instil the feelings of patriotism and bring to surface the oppressive and tyrannous rule of the English. On day one the group comprising of fifty- five students, six teachers and coordinator cum Incharge- Mrs. Neelam Singh visited the Historic Jallianwala Bagh, a memorial of national importance which prompted them of the fatalities and casualties during the massacre. Further, the students proceeded to Golden temple, offered their obeisance amid the religious aura and relished the Kadha Prasada. They were enthralled shopping for their friends and family enroute.

 

Following day, the group visited the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama dedicated to the Sikh empire founder. The students were enamoured by the display of armour, paintings and varied historical objects.  The zealous group proceeded to visit the famous Durgani temple and sought the blessings of the Goddess. Thereafter, they visited the historic Wagah and Attari Border. Amid loud cheer and chants of Vande Matram the students enjoyed the lowering of Flags ceremony and were besotted by the dance like manoeuvres and raising legs as high as possible of the military personnel. They were enlightened about the fact that the ceremony is symbolic of the rivalry between the two nations on one hand and peace and brotherhood on the other.

 

After savouring the evening snacks, the group proceeded back to Delhi. The halt at Haveli enroute Delhi was a much awaited destination. The Rangla Punjab had varied dances, art forms like bhand, pottery, magic show, delicious Punjabi cuisines and a traditional display of pind life to offer. The ambience and the mood were in perfect harmony which captivated everyone!

A Memorable Trip to Singapore

A group of twenty- three students escorted by Mr. Manjeet Singh (Coordinator) and Mrs. Alka Tyagi embarked onto much awaited flight to Singapore on 8th July, 2018. The group on reaching Singapore visited the quaint Sentosa Island by cable car which boasts of plenty of tourist attractions. The students enjoyed the Sea Aquarium, Wings of Time. Fire Laser Beam Show at Sentosa Beach which were a delight to their eyes. Some also visited the very fascinating Madame Tussads Museum The students loved the Cable and the Luge ride and the beach walk.

The following day saw the students all geared up for the Universal Studio and relished the thrilling rides on Roller Coaster, Revenge of the Mummy and so on. It was hard to miss out on the iconic Mascot of Singapore- the Merlion and hopped on to the world’s largest observation wheel ’The Singapore Flye’, and enjoyed breath-taking 360-degree picturesque view. The shopping spree at the Mustafa Mall and Buggies street made their visit even more exciting. On 12th July, 2018 the group retreated back with fond memories of the trip.

Dr. S. K. Sharma – Explored Educational Philosophies in Australia!

A Principal’s leadership Building Professional Visit program – 2018 was organized by PM Publications and hosted by Education Queensland International, Australia from 18th June to 22nd June’18.

Dr. S.K Sharma- Principal, Greenfields Public School, Dilshad Garden along with the delegation embarked on the journey to explore educational philosophies of six different schools in Queensland with a view to get enlightened and adopt and execute the best practices being undertaken in these reputed institutions.

For the team it was rigorous exchange of ideas, strategies, methodologies and reflections! The educational programme enlightened and paved the way to adopt the best and the latest.

Amid the Free, flexible and joyful learning experience, the best take away was the display of very colourful and meaningful study material/ Aids in the classroom and corridors and that every Monday the Principal meets the pupils and the best that the senior teachers too take classes of the pupils reading in Nursery and Kinder Garten.

All the learned Principals from different parts of India engaged with others to develop knowledge, understanding and skills to maximize academic, social and personal abilities providing quality education for all.

On the concluding day of the tour, in a scintillating ceremony the delegates were awarded certificates for their enthusiastic participation and professional visit to the schools in Brisbane. The guests and the hosts extended their heartfelt gratitude to each other for an exclusive exchange and a very rejuvenating experience. It was just an insight into a few days, worth a lifetime experience!

TRIP TO NAINITAL

Seventy-nine students with nine teachers and in charge – Ms. Neelam Singh left for the idyllic towns of Bhimtal and Nainital in the Kumaon region of Uttrakhand on 20th May,2018. On reaching the serene Amodh resort, the students relished swimming and cycling before they got ready to bask in the lap of nature. They visited the famous cave park where they enjoyed moving into the enticing tiger, panther and porcupine caves. Thereafter, they moved to the lands end, snow point and visited the famous Naina Devi Temple. The drive on the meandering road added thrill and joy to the day’s activities. The following day, the group visited Bhimtal and Sattal and the boating in the lake made their day big. While some enjoyed horse riding, some tried their hands on the red bull. Next day saw the students all geared up to go for the jungle safari in the wee hours of the morning. All of them set their eyes to catch a glimpse of the jungle king besides the other animals and captured the moments and memories in their cameras. The Jim Corbett Museum was a delight to their eyes and finally the visit to the famous Gajria temple saw them offer their prayers to the Goddess. The trip was indeed the most memorable one for the students as well as teachers. The group enjoyed the food, fun and frolic though they were pained to see the forest fires which engulfed a major area in the vicinity and wondered how the animals and the inhabitants coped with it!!

VISIT TO TEEN MURTI HOUSE AND NATIONAL MUSEUM

Sixty-eight students of class XII A1 and XII A2 visited TEEN MURTI HOUSE and THE NATIONAL MUSEUM on 28th of April, 2018 i.e. Saturday to give them an arm chair view of the art, architecture and the exhibits which present the culture of India. The group was escorted and guided by Mrs. S. Saluja, Mr R.V. Singh, Mrs. N Mehta, and Mr. Prateek Bhardwaj. After reaching Teen Murti Bhawan, Mr. Jain-a guide of the tour gave the students a very informative description about the pre as well as the post-independence period.
Further, the group proceeded to THE NATIONAL MUSEUM where they could get a glimpse into exclusive excavations from the period of Indus Valley Civilization, beautiful Buddhist arts and several arts from the period of Gupta and Kushana rulers.
They were all mesmerized by the pristine lawns and the Rose Garden of Teen Murti Bhawan and awestruck by the Harappan Gallery and pre Harappan art and craft.

:: VISIT TO CENTRAL LIBRARY, DELHI UNIVERSITY ::

“The library, the temple of learning
has liberated more people than the wars in history”

The middle wing of Greenfields Public School, Dilshad Garden arranged a visit for students of classes VI &VII on 18th April and 19th April 2018 respectively with Asstt. Librarian to the Central Library, Delhi University to encourage students to be friendly with library resources and to show how to gather resources for studies.
Students and Teachers were welcomed by the Deputy Librarian of Central Library-Dr. Narender Kumar and Dr. Suresh by giving chocolates. Each and every section of the library was introduced and shown to the students to make a positive difference to the students’ self-esteem, confidence, independence and self-responsibility in regard to their own learning. Students were introduced to a variety of books and material available at the library and were given an introduction to search catalogue and databases. Students eagerly put up different questions and came to know that library was started in 1922 with a collection of rare 1380 books, now the total collection is about 6 – 7 lakhs.
The Students visited the braille section of the library and interacted with blind students and came to know how the books are recorded and edited for blind students. Braille printouts were given to the students. They were very happy to see the manuscripts kept in library. It was a great enriching experience for the students.
 

VISIT TO INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY

6th Dec-9th Dec 2017
A group of 71 students from class XI inspired by the valour and discipline of the armed personnel and who aspire to join the forces visited Indian Military Academy, Dehradun on 6th December, 2017 along with the Vice Principal- Mr. Vibhu Shrotria and 7 teachers - Mr Manjeet Singh (coordinator) Mrs. R.Taneja, Mrs. Shobha Singh, Mrs. Anuradha Sharma, Mr. P.K. Kaushik, Mr. R.C. Varshney, Mr. Prateek Bharadwaj.
The group left for the destination on 6th December, 2017 at 5:30 am and same day post lunch visited Sahastradhara Dehradun. Next day early morning students left to watch PASSING OUT PARADE at IMA Dehradun.
After breakfast the group left for Mussoorie. In the evening they visited Gun Point by Ropeway and were let free for shopping at Mall Road.
DJ was organised at the hotel , where students spend there late evening enjoying dancing.
In morning after breakfast the group left for kempty falls and enjoyed a dip in chilling waters of the fall.
It was one of the momentous visits of the students to Mussorie to bask in the lap of nature and to rejuvenate them. They along with the teachers visited the Gun Point, Kempty Falls and had a pleasurable time sightseeing and shopping at the Mall Road. They enjoyed two nights stay and retreated back on 9th December 2017.

FUN AND FROLIC AT KIDZANIA!

Greenfields Public  School , Dilshad Garden organised a one day educational cum recreational picnic to Kidzania , Noida on 17th Nov 2017 for the students of classes VI and VII. The instructors of Kidzania divided the students into groups. The activities created thrill and excitement among the students. They enjoyed the different educational activities like rock climbing , fire fighting , pizza chef , radio- broadcasting ,  court room ,  natural disaster management , newspaper printing etc. It  was a great learning experience for them which helped them to gain confidence and develop their innate skills. All the students actively and enthusiastically participated in the activities.

The students were served sumptuous lunch followed by dessert. On the whole it was an exciting and fun filled experience for one and all.

ONE DAY ADVENTURE CAMP

Any form of play forms an integral part of a child’s routine, be it indoor playing chess and blocks or outdoor with ball, net and track. However some form of play may not be a routine but creates thrill and excitement among children of all age groups. Adventure sports are not only fun but they also instill several skills like enhancing, fine motor coordination, risk taking, team spirit and collaboration. It offers a lively, safe and positive environment where children gain confidence and build self esteem.
Greenfields Public school organised one such funfilled DAY ADVENTURE CAMP in the school on 29th October, 2017 for the students of class V.
The students were divided into groups. A teacher with a special instructor took charge of each group.
The camp exposed campers with a variety of challenging and exciting activities like commando net, Twence, Pipe and marvel, Archery, Wall climbing, flying fox, Rope ladder climbing, Burma Bridge, Zorbing roller, puppet show, magic show etc. The student’s excitement for games exhibited their enthusiasm. Some were slower than the others while others were more cautious and mindful of each step they took. It was delightful to see all the children cheering for their classmates, motivating them and encouraging them to complete each activity.

In the afternoon, students were served sumptuous lunch which was followed by number of games and dance on their favourite tunes. They energetically completed the activities and no task was left undone. They exhibited loads of zeal and enthusiasm and displayed tremendous confidence, determination, willpower and vigour.
The participation and extra-ordinary response from the students provided a testimony to the fact that the event was a mega successful one. It was an experience which students are likely to remember for a life time.
 

EDUCATIONAL TOUR TO JIM CORBETT PARK

A two day educational excursion to Jim Corbett Park was organized for classes 2nd to 7th on 14th and 15th May 2017. A group of 41 students and 4 teachers reached the resort Wildcrest before lunch and checked in with much enthusiasm. The group enjoyed the wonderful stay at the resort with all the amenities. In the morning they visited Gajaria Temple and sought the almighty’s blessings. They also visited nearby Kosi River and enjoyed local sightseeing and lots of fun sitting and clicking pictures. Soon after the dinner the students enjoyed the DJ and dance with full vigor and energy revitalizing them.

Next day early in the morning students set out for Jungle Safari which was the best way to explore the wildlife. Though unable to catch a glimpse of Bengal Tiger, children were delighted to see Deer, Sambha, Monkey, Elephants and Langurs, and colourful birds including Hornbills, Peacocks and Wild Cocks. The three hour jeep safari ride passed through the deep and dense Sal forest area which was full of excitement.

It was simply awesome experience for the students and the teachers while enjoying the serene ambience of natural beauty of Uttarakhand.

 

 

 

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