Students of grade 8 enhanced their knowledge and understanding about timelines in history as they chronologically arranged specific historical events. They further identified the difference between Modern History and Contemporary History based on the inquiry questions provided to them.
The finale session of our Gr 6 Cooking Activity saw students participate in a Master Chef Competition. Students put all their culinary skills developed during the year in this activity class to use preparing
mouth watering desserts, delicious savouries and refreshing drinks as part of this competition.
As part of our ongoing CAS Programme, students of grade 8B organised a canteen day during this term. Proceeds from the same were utilized to donate a portable stretcher, food grains and cereals to the residents of King George Vth Memorial (an Old Age Home)
Grade 6 students visited the Golden Boulder campsite in Hyderabad in February 2017 as part of their annual excursion. They participated in a myriad of adventure activities during the 4 day trip such as - hiking, rappelling, zip lining, caving, scrambling and bush craft. Students also took part in a basic first aid workshop and a Cooking Workshop (Dawat - e - Khaas). Overall the trip was a great experiential learning program for all students.
Students of Grade 7 visited the cities of Jodhpur and Jaisalmer in the 3rd week of February as part of DYPIS's learning beyond classrooms program.
Students visited the Meherangarh fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Army Cantonment Area, Patwon ki Haveli, Clock tower, Step well and the Jaisalmer fort. The visit to each of these heritage places enabled them learn about Rajasthani history and culture.
As part of our ongoing English Enhancement programme with our neighboring Janata School, students of Grade 8 A conducted a puppet making workshop for teaching 'Aquatic Animals'. The workshop gave students an opportunity to display their creative skills.
As part of our ongoing Community Outreach Programme for Middle School, students of grade 7 B visited the Taraporewala Aquarium along with 25 students from the neighboring Janata Marathi School. The Taraporewala Aquarium is India's largest aquarium and houses over 400 species of sea creatures. The students thoroughly enjoyed the visit and were in awe of the beautiful exhibits on display. Yummy snacks served concluded this memorable and enjoyable visit.
As part of our ongoing Community Outreach Programme for Middle School, students of grade 7 A visited the Amateur Riders Club, along with 25 students from the neighbouring Janata Marathi School. Students enjoyed the tour of the stables where they saw how the horses were groomed. They also got the opportunity of feeding the horses during the tour. The visit ended with some mouthwatering snacks and fond memories for students of both schools.
As part of our ongoing community outreach program, students of Grade 8 A organised a fest for 50 students of our neighbouring Janata School. Keeping the Diwali spirit in mind, our students organised various Diwali themed activities and games for them. The photo booth saw the kids dress up as characters from the Ramayana and was the biggest draw at the fest.
Grade 6 participated in a challenging and fun filled 'Halloween Face Painting Competition' earlier this week. Ghosts and Goblins, Witches and Hulks, The Joker and Dracula...
Students worked in pairs - one was the artist and the other a model. The competition showcased the artistic and drama skills of our students.
Learning through play contributes to the cognitive, physical, social and emotional well being of children. Students of Grade 8 used this teaching strategy ('Play') to enhance the English Language skills of students from the Janta Shikshan Sanstha School (JSS). DYPIS students also distributed stationery and writing books during this session to their counterparts from JSS.
Grade 6 students have been participating in a myriad of activities as part of the CS period every week. Last week, saw them work in pairs for a Newspaper Treasure Hunt Challenge. Students searched in the newspapers given to them for articles / words / pictures based on a list provided. They cut out their 'treasures' from the newspapers and glued them next to the appropriate word on the list. It was a fun activity that enabled students work collaboratively.
Students from Grade 8B had an interactive BINGO session with old people from the King George V Memorial Home for the Destitute. This initiative is part of our ongoing middle school community outreach program.
As part of our middle school community outreach program, students of Grade 8 will be engaging in various activities during this semester and the next with the King George V Memorial Home for the Destitute (Old Age Home).
The first session for this program was held earlier this week wherein students of Grade 8A read stories, played music and did some fun activities with the residents. Students also distributed Modak in keeping the festive spirit in mind.
Grade 7 organised a 'Canteen Day' on 5th August, as part of their ongoing community service initiative for this term. Funds raised through this initiative will be utilized for purchasing general stationery items students studying at our neighbouring school (Janata School).
We take this opportunity in thanking the students and parents for their wholehearted support in making this initiative successful
Central Idea - Grade 6- As part of the Friendship Day celebrations @ DYPIS, students of Grade 6 made hand imprints on colourful papers, and cut them and stuck it on the friendship tree of their class. On the fingers, they wrote five qualities they expect in their friend and on the palm, they were encouraged to write what friendship means to them or a message to their friend.
Central Idea - This trip had been planned keeping their present unit of science and the EUMIND project (DYPIS is a member of Europe meets India network of schools) in mind. This trip also included some team building & life skill physical activities.