World Heritage Day Celebration by Primary Department
New Delhi, April 18, 2021: World Heritage Day, also known as the International Day for Monuments and Sites, is observed annually on April 18.
World Heritage Day was celebrated by the Primary Department to bring awareness about the importance of preserving our cultural heritage. This special day offered an opportunity to the students to raise awareness about diversity.
The aim of organising World Heritage Day is to preserve the human heritage and appreciate the efforts of all organisations that work for the preservation of this heritage. The significance of the day is to promote cultural heritage through activities undertaken by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS).
As the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping the globe, ICOMOS decided that the theme for this year's World Heritage Day would be 'Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures'. ICOMOS aims at emphasising the importance of sharing knowledge between generations through this theme.
Ted Talk Session
New Delhi, April 2021: Apeejay School, Panchsheel Park, allows every child to grow and speak about their ideas. Under the ECO CLUB activity, children of Class IV participated in a 1 min 'Ted Talk' session on the topic 'Environment'. Through active engagement with ideas and knowledge, they also prepared posters on 'Save Environment'.
Folk Dance Activity at Student Orientation
New Delhi, April 9, 2021: There are many types of dance forms in India that are varied and different. On the third day of the Student Orientation, the kindergarteners performed the folk dance of different states like Goan, Punjabi Gidda & Bhangra, Kashmiri Rouf dance, Malayalam, Pahadhi, Bengali, etc. The main force behind the folk dances of India is the celebratory mood. Connecting the children to Indian culture through dance and celebrating the onset of the new session, folk dance activity was an appropriate thing to do. All the children were dressed up beautifully in colourful outfits and danced away to glory.
Expression of Views on Environment through Slogan Writing
New Delhi, April 8, 2021: Under the Eco-Club, children of Class III participated in a Slogan Writing activity held on 8th April 2021. They made beautiful posters and discussed the need to have a clean & safe environment and also presented their views on the dos and don’ts. The teachers also discussed the importance of respecting the environment and Mother Nature.
Leaf Printing Activity
New Delhi, March 2021: Children acquire a lot of knowledge through printing and painting activities. This is also a way for children to express emotion, convey ideas, use their senses and explore colours. Children always love to paint with unusual items. Giving them an opportunity, Apeejay School, Panchsheel Park, conducted a ‘Leaf Printing' activity to teach primary students about fall leaves and colours. They creatively learned about the same through an open-ended gross-motor nature art activity. All the students actively participated and developed new perspectives towards the leaves.