Inter House competitions form an integral part of the school curriculum so whether it is skill or elocution quiz or best out-of waste, games or yoga, all competitions are held with verve and gusto and are aimed at highlighting the importance of sportsmanship for bringing out, the best of compelling spirit of young players.
Apeejay School, NOIDA, provides various opportunities for training of students for leadership. The school provides this training through two official bodies- PREFECTORIAL BOARD and THE SCHOOL COUNCIL. The school is further divided into four house systems – GANDHI HOUSE, NEHRU HOUSE, RADHAKRISHNAN HOUSE AND TAGORE HOUSE. These houses are looked after by a team of House Prefects and House Wardens.The four houses not only symbolize high values, but at Apeejay our students are also trained to be messengers of these values, not only within the school boundaries but to take them far and beyond.
ISA Activity: Brochure Making
Noida, November 29, 2017: Brochure-Making WAS conducted as a part of the ISA activity for the Class VII students pursuing German language. The topic for the activity was ‘Famous Cities of Germany’. Students were apprised about this activity through an audio-visual presentation. Students showcased their creativity by making informative yet innovative brochures. It helped them get a glimpse of the culture and lifestyle of Germany.
Intra-Class Performance: ‘Our Helpers’
Noida, Nov. 16, 2017: An intra-class performance ‘Our Helpers’ was organised for the students of Class Nursery who were dressed as their favourite helpers - Doctor, Nurse, Farmer, Gardener, Teacher, Fireman, Traffic Policeman, Soldier, etc. This activity sensitized the students towards people who make our lives easier. They also learnt to express their appreciation and gratitude towards them.
Intra-Class Fancy Dress Performance
Noida, Oct. 24, 2017: With the objective of making students more confident in public speaking, an Intra-Class Fancy Dress Performance was organised for the students of Kindergarten. Students came innovatively dressed up in traditional attires of different states of India. They conveyed social messages on cleanliness and literacy.
Inter-Class Poster Making Activity
Noida, October 10, 2017: Students of Class VIII participated in an Inter-Class Poster Making Activity themed ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ wherein the School showed its support by promoting the Government of India's initiative to motivate the girl child. Students' participation was appreciable and inspiring. The activity enhanced their thought process and gave shape to their imagination.
Special Interest Clubs’ Introductory Classes
Noida, September 11, 2017: The introductory classes of the Special Interest Clubs were conducted for the students of the Primary Department. These classes aim to develop the co-scholastic abilities of the students in the fields of – Theatre, Communication & Writing skills, Classical Dance, Calligraphy, Pottery, Mental Maths (Abacus) and Robotics.
About 710 students have enrolled for these classes, from the Primary Department, which began with ice-breaking sessions and student-teacher interactions. Students were also informed about the content and learning outcomes of the activities they had chosen.
In the theatre class, students were divided in different groups according to their birth months. They were asked about the person who inspired them the most. Later on, brainstorming session with basic agenda being TEAM, i.e., ‘Together Everyone Achieves More’ took place, which was followed by individual theatrical performances by the students.
In the Calligraphy activity, students began their session with muscle exercises and were briefed about the correct posture that should be maintained while writing. The basic strokes were practiced.
During the Communication and Writing Skills activity, students learnt the basics of self-introduction and were introduced to new vocabulary to describe their personality.
The basic process of handling clay was explained to the students in the Pottery activity. The art of molding clay into different forms was also demonstrated.
The Classical Dance class began with warm-up exercises followed by a prayer wherein students were taught some basic mudras like ‘pataka’, ‘tri pataka’, ‘Ardha pataka’, etc.
In Lego robotics, the students were shown few videos related to robots and then were introduced to few parts. They were divided into groups to provide them hands-on experience from the next class. The resource persons also gave instructions to the students for the next class.
Overall, it was an enriching experience for all the students as they are looking forward for the next enthralling session with their new mentors.
Activities at a Glance