Folk Dance Activity Class V (March 15 ,2019)
A Folk Dance Activity was organised for Class V on the penultimate day of the session. There was a lot of excitement in the amphitheatre as it was the last assembly of the year. Each of the five sections performed a folk dance from a different region of India.
There was Gidda from Punjab, Mauli from Maharashtra, Kumaoni from Garhwal followed by dances from Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh. The lilting music and the colourful costumes added to the gaiety of the occasion. The performers as well as the audience thoroughly enjoyed the performances.
Assembly Class III –E (March 15, 2019)
Class III-E had their assembly on 15.3.19. The theme was the colourful festival of Holi. The story of demon Holika was narrated through a poem. The children also spoke about their feelings on going to a new class.The assembly ended with a folk dance on Holi.
The Toony Tails Cartoon Exhibition Classes IV and V (February 25 to March 1, 2019)
Students of classes IV and V (all sections) attended The Toony Tails Cartoon Exhibition held at WWF-India from February 25th to March 1st 2019.The exhibition had different thematic sections dealing with various environmental issues. Children thoroughly enjoyed participating in fun learning activities like a Giant Board Game, a Show-and-Smell Corner, Animal Quizzes and talks by experts.
Trips and Excursions Class I (February 27, 2019)
An educational trip to the Rail Museum was organized for Class 1 on February 27, 2019. It was a pleasant Wednesday morning and children were filled with excitement. An outdoor visit is always an attraction to the children as they get the opportunity to explore, observe and question, along with having fun with their friends.
Trips and Excursions Class V (February 25, 2019)
An educational trip to the Yamuna Biodiversity Park, Wazirabad village was organized by HT Pace for the students of class V E on February 25, 2019. The aim was to make the students aware of the deteriorating condition of their environment, various conservation strategies and their own role in preserving it.
Trips and Excursions Nursery (January 30,2019)
A trip to the Rail Museum was organised for the tiny tots of class Nursery on January 30, 2019. On reaching the museum, the children queued up in a disciplined manner and boarded the toy train which took them on a fun filled ride through the museum grounds which were dotted with carriages and engines. On disembarking from the train they enjoyed their lunch sitting on the green grass. Thereafter,they went for a tour of the museum. It displays exhibits on the history of rail transport and a collection of over 100 real size exhibits of Indian Railways. The line-up of old coaches includes the handsome Prince of Wales Saloon built in 1875. The star attraction here is the Fairy Queen,built in 1855 and considered to be one of the best preserved steam locomotive engines of her age. The museum collection is the largest collection of Railway real life size exhibits and other rail components in the country. The Patiala State Mono Rail and the John Marris Fire Engine are also displayed here.
Maths Buzz Class IV (January 24, 2019)
Maths Buzz was held on January 24, 2019 for the students of class IV. The preliminary round for the quiz was conducted on January 11, 2019. Highest scorers from each section were selected for the final round. There were 8 rounds in the final round – Place value, Matchstick, Guess the number, Time, Guess the Mathematician, Let’s go Shopping, Logical Reasoning and Rapid fire. The participants as well as the audience enjoyed the quiz.
Educational Excursion to Yamuna Biodiversity Park ( January 21,2019)
An Educational excursion was organized by HT Pace for the students of class V A and B to the Yamuna Biodiversity Park, Wazirabad village on Jan 21, 2019. The students were sensitized with the deteriorating condition of their environment, various conservation strategies and their own role in preserving it. It was an adventurous and exhilarating experience in which the budding botanists got a chance to get acquainted with the flora and fauna of the region which is on the verge of extinction due to human interferences. Ms Preeti,the HT coordinator took the students to a well-planned trail of the park explaining the important zones of the park with the plants and animals inhabiting it. Students were thrilled to see the migratory birds so closely in a specially maintained wetland area.
Science Quiz Class II ( January 17,2019)
Science quiz for class II was held on January 17, 2019. Five teams with five participants each were selected for the final round. The rounds comprised identification round, multiple choice round, true or false, unjumble and find and rapid fire round. Questions were based on- animals on land, water and on trees, animal habitat, reptiles, amphibians and mammals. Children participated with great enthusiasm and zest and learned a lot about animals.
Trip to Nandankanan Park Nursery and Prep ( December 27 and December 28, 2018)
Educational trips and excursions form an integral part of the teaching learning process. They inculcate the qualities of self discipline, sharing and caring. A picnic was organised for the tiny tots of classes Nursery and Prep on 27th and 28th December,18.They were taken to Nandankanan Park. The children enjoyed playing on the swings.They were thrilled to be out with their friends. It was a good learning experience and a memorable day for everyone .
Sports Day Pre Primary ( December 21, 2018)
Sports, whether team based or individual, are great for children as they provide not just physical activity, but also help build theirself esteem, confidence, social skills and motivate them to excel in life. During the fun filled day, the children participated in various races, drills and exercises. The day started with a March Past by students of class Prep. The children entertained the audience with a spectacular drill where they performed various exercises. The children participated in innovative races like Rabbit race, Hoopla race, Caterpillar race, 3 legged race, while the spectators cheered and motivated them.
Inter School School Football Tournament 2018 ( December 3 – December 7, 2018)
Shri A.C. Deb Memorial Inter School Football Tournament 2018 was held at Cambridge School Noida (Junior Wing) from Monday, 3rd December, 2018 to 7th December, 2018. In this tournament 17 team of boys and 11 team of girls from different schools in Noida and NCR participated.
The final matches were held on December 7. The winners of the tournament were the Cambridge School, Noida -Girls Team and Somerville School, Greater Noida -Boys Team
Local Trips for Class I and II ( December 5 and December 6, 2018)
On 5th December 2018, an excursion to Lodhi Garden was organized for grade-I. The Lodhi Garden is situated on Lodhi Road and is spread over an area of 90 acres.This trip provided the opportunity to the young learners to explore a historically important place and to appreciate nature. The students were engaged in exploring the place under the supervision of the teachers. Students went to the Bara Gumbad and Shish Gumbad and also took a stroll around the garden. The National Bonsai Park was a major attraction for the students. A worksheet was given afterwards to consolidate the learning experience.
Air Force Museum:
The students of class II went to the Indian Air Force Museum, New Delhi as a part of their educational trip on 06.12.18. The museum has an indoor display gallery that contains historic photographs, memorabilia and weapons of the Air Force from its inception in 1932.
The children got the opportunity to see vintage aircrafts, small and large aircrafts, radar equipment, anti-aircraft guns, vehicles. They learned about the history of Indian Air Force through the vast collection.
Deer Park, Hauz Khas Village:
The second destination on 06.12.18 was the Deer Park at Hauz Khas Village.The children were delighted to see the deer prancing around in their natural habitat. They enjoyed the scenic beauty of the park while walking on the green trails.
Outstation Trip Classes IV and V ( November 30 , 2018 to December 3, 2018)
An exciting trip to Jodhpur and Osian was planned for the students of classes IV and V from 30th November to 3rd December 2018.
The students were taken for a visit to Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in India. It was built in around 1460 by Rao Jodha. A local guide conducted the tour .The students also visited the museum which is one of the most well-stocked museums in Rajasthan. They were totally awed by the collection of palanquins, arms , paintings , costumes etc.
There next stop was JaswantThada .The JaswantThada is a cenotaph located in Jodhpur, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur State in 1899 in the memory of his father, Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, and also serves as the cremation ground for the royal family of Marwar. The mausoleum is built out of intricately carved sheets of marble and is called Tajmahal of Marwar.
Later in the afternoon the students travelled to Osian Desert Camp. They thoroughly enjoyed the camel safari in the desert, bonfire and folk dances after sunset.
The students visited the Kaylana Lake , an artificial lake, built by Pratap Singh in 1872. This was followed by a visit to Jodhpur’s Machia’s Biological Park maintained by the forest department. Students were able to spot some rare and distinct types of animals such as the wild cats, mongoose, desert fox, deer, black buck, monitor lizard, monkeys, ostriches, sloth bears, hyenas and so forth.
Outstation Trip Classes III,IV and V ( November 23, 2018 to November 25, 2018)
An educational trip was organised for the students of class III,IV and V from 23rd -25th of November 2018.
The itinerary of the trip was as follows :
23.11.18 – Visited the City Palace Museum.
24.11.18 – Amer Fort, Sanganer Paper Mill and Chokhidhani.
25.11.18 – Albert Hall Museum.
These kinds of trips helps children develop the confidence and have bonding with their peer groups and in a fun way they learn about their culture and history.
Annual Day 2018( November 17,2018)
Cambridge School Noida ( Jr. Wing ) celebrated their Annual Day on 17.11.2018.The programme was held in the Roma Deb auditorium. The chief guest for the evening was Dr. Varsha Das, former director of the National Book Trust. The occasion was also graced by Dr. Kalyani Roy, Secretary,Society for Advancement of Education and members of the management committee. The programme commenced with the lighting of the lamp and ended with the vote of thanks by the Principal, Ms. Dipannita Mondal. The Annual Report was presented by the Headmistress, Ms. Seema Karki. The highlight of the evening was the play “ Mulla Nasruddin”. The humour in the story left the audience spellbound. The chief guest addressed the gathering and lauded the efforts of the students and teachers.
Children’s Day ( November 14, 2018)
Children’s Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm on 14th November,18. Teachers entertained the students by performing dance and stand up comedy acts in order to express their love for them. Nursery A conducted a special assembly on children’s day. They were treated to chocolates which they thoroughly enjoyed.
Diwali Celebration ( November 5, 2018)
Diwali was celebrated on 5th November,18 by the tiny tots of classes Nursery and Prep. Children came dressed in festive clothes and brought a piece of their favourite sweet. Special assembly was conducted on the occasion of Diwali. Children enjoyed reciting rhymes related to Diwali. They were counselled not to burst crackers as it leads to pollution. Children enjoyed decorating diyas with sequins and glitter. Foyer area was decorated with colourful lanterns.
Mathematics Theatre Presentation (October 27, 2018)
A theatre presentation on mathematics was conducted by the students of classes III-C and III-E on October 27, 2018 in the seminar hall (Junior Wing). The topic of the presentation was Fractions. The presentation had 100% participation of the students. Children beautifully depicted the concept of fractions as part of a region or collection, with the help of a skit. They also performed a song and dance on the concept of fractions.
Children were completely involved in the presentation and enjoyed performing for their parents. They even helped the teachers in scripting the play. The presentation helped them understand the concept of fractions well as they were able to relate it to their surroundings and see how maths is a part of our day to day life. It was a great learning experience for both students and teachers.
Hindi Theatre Presentation (October 27, 2018)
Students of class III [sections A, B and D] presented their chapter Anokhi Chidiya and poem Shoonya [ Paathmala] through theatre on October 27,2018. It was a spectacular presentation with students displaying their acting skills with confidence and beautiful expressions. Parents applauded their wonderful performance.
Show and Tell Activity (October 23, 2018)
Show and Tell Activity was conducted for the tiny tots of class Prep on October 23,2018. Children had brought an object of their choice and spoke six to eight lines about it. They participated with full enthusiasm and enjoyed the activity thoroughly. It provided an impetus to build self confidence and communication skills in students.
Maths Exhibition (October 12 and 13, 2018)
Our young mathematics enthusiasts of class V participated in the Mathemagic Exhibition held on October12 and 13, 2018. Projects, puzzles, models, posters and objects made by paper folding [origami] were displayed. The objective of the event was to enhance the confidence of the children and give them a platform to interact independently with people. The event not only honed their mathematical skills but also motivated them to research. Students showcased their models and puzzles in front of parents, teachers and students with great enthusiasm.
Spell Bee Class-II (September 27, 2018)
Class II had Spell Bee competition on September 27, 2018.Each class was represented by a team of five students. The round were varied and the questions were chosen to keep the participants as well as the audience fully engaged.
Bujho To Jaane Class-III (September 20, 2018)
Bujho To Jaane, a Hindi puzzle competition for class III was held on September 20, 21018 in the junior wing. Five teams from the five sections participated in the competition and solved tricky puzzles enthusiastically. The various rounds comprised PPT visuals and oral questions based on grammar and general knowledge.
English and Hindi Recitation Activity Class-Nursery and Prep (September 13, 2018)
English and Hindi Recitation Activity was conducted for the tiny tots of class Prep and class Nursery respectively on September 13, 2018. Children recited various rhymes of their choice with proper actions and expressions . They also used props to enhance their presentation. It gave them confidence to express themselves in front of others.
Mock Fire Drill (September 4, 2018)
A mock fire drill was held on September 4, 2018 at 1:10 P.M in the junior wing to reinforce the rules to be observed in case of emergency evacuation. Different staircases and corridors to be used by the students and teachers have been specified. This was a part of regular fire drills conducted from time to time.
Janmashtami Celebration (August 31, 2018)
Janmashtami was celebrated by the tiny tots of classes Nursery and Prep on August 31, 2018. Children came dressed as cowherds [gwalas and gopis] and enjoyed a sumptuous repast of halwa and puri.
Rakshabandhan Celebration (August 24, 2018)
The sultry weather could not dampen the spirits of children as they enjoyed a plethora of activities held throughout the month of August
Rakshabandhan was celebrated by the students of Nursery and Prep on August 24, 2018. Children made beautiful ‘rakhis’ and decorated them with sequins and stars.
Health Week (August 6 to August 10, 2018)
Health Week was observed in the junior wing from August 6 to August 10, 2018. It was indeed a complete health- packed week, full of energy for students. Children were asked to bring a variety of healthy food items everyday to ensure that they eat essential nutrients daily.
Rain Dance Activity (9 and 10 July,2018)
Rain Dance Activity was held on 9th and 10th July,18 for the tiny tots of class Prep. They came dressed in casual summer clothes. The school’s sprawling front lawn was used for the rain dance activity. The children enjoyed themselves as they ran around and danced to the beat of music being played. After they had enjoyed, they were brought back to the classes and treated to corn.
They learned about the rainy season and things related to it –raincoats, umbrellas, gumboots. Insects found during the rainy season-snails, frogs, earthworm etc were discussed in the classes. The seven colours of the rainbow were also discussed. Rhymes related to rainy season were taken up to make it more interesting for the little ones like “There is a rainbow in the sky”, “I hear thunder” etc
BOOK WEEK ( May 1, 2018 to May 7, 2018)
The book week was observed from May 1, 2018 to May 7, 2018. To inculcate good reading habits, DEAR (drop everything and read) time was held for classes Nursery to V. Teachers and group D employees also enjoyed reading their favourite books. Class wise activities were held to encourage the children to showcase their talents. Storytelling and creative writing workshops were organized for the children. Competitions were also held to ensure that the children kept reading on a regular basis.The students of Class IV were taken to the Philatelic Museum to observe different types of stamps.
Earth Day Celebration (20th April, 2018 )
The Earth Day was celebrated on April 20, 2018. The children participated wholeheartedly in activities to create things out of waste products. Through talks, assemblies, movies, videos, songs, activities and discussions, the children were told about a planet which needed love and care. The children spoke about how they are doing their bit for plants, animals and birds affected by human greed. Most of the children had also arranged bird-baths at home. Many children promised to plant trees on their birthdays, many are already doing so. It seemed that the message – ‘Earth Day Everyday’ had truly been imbibed. Almost everyone had turned out in green for the occasion and had brought something green to eat too. Banyan, peepal, neem, asoka were admired for their lush green foliage. The flowering amaltas, gulmohar and bougainvillea also drew many visitors.
Adventure Camp Class V (9th March, 2018 )
The children of class V had an adventure camp on March 9, 2018.The star attraction was the night stay organized in tents pitched on the front lawns. The children enjoyed activities like zorbing, river crossing etc. A camp fire was organized at the end of the day.
Overall it was an enjoyable and refreshing experience for all the students.
Adventure Camp Classes I , II and III (15th February, 2018 )
Students of Classes I to III were taken to Rocksport Sports Complex where various activities were organized for them – like Zorbing, tug of war, climbing, pottery etc. . The food was also planned keeping in mind the tastes of the children. The day was full of fun and a refreshing change from regular school time table.
Republic Day Celebration
The Junior Wing celebrated the 69th Republic Day with an assembly conducted by class II C on Thursday , January 25, 2018.
The children also sang patriotic songs and enacted the National anthem while everyone stood up and paid homage to our beloved tricolor.
Christmas Celebration (22nd December, 2017)
Class III A presented an assembly with Yuletide songs and nativity scenes. Santa Clause reaffirmed some good behaviour rules and class wise Christmas parties were organized.
Fun Day (22nd December, 2017)
The Preprimary classes organized a day filled with Colourful drills and Fun races on 22nd December, 2017. It was amazing to see the synchronized movements of the little children on the field.
11th Shri A.C. Deb Inter School Football Tournament 2017
The week long ( 11th December , 2017 – 15th December, 2017) Football Tournament saw some amazing action on the field. The sun drenched front lawns were an ideal setting for the tournament. The junior wing premises echoed with the coaches shouting instructions to their teams and the spectators cheering wildly. The girls team from our school won the cup.
The joy on the faces of the children and their coaches was a sight to behold.
Drop Everything And Read – One Nation Reading Together Programme (24th November , 2017)
A D.R.O.P. (Drop Everything And Read) activity was conducted on November 24, as part of One Nation Reading Together Programme. The bookworms, including the teachers, had a gala time as it felt wonderful to enjoy ones favourite book peacefully, that too during the school hours!
Class V English Debate (13th November, 2017)
The Students of Class V had English Debate on November 13 on the topic ‘Print media is more Effective than Electronic Media’. The participants debated with confidence and put forth some noteworthy arguments. The audience too was divided in the end over both the types of media. In the end, a consensus was reached that in the present day and age both print media and electronic media play an important role.
Children’s Day (14th November, 2017)
Teachers of Junior Wing got together to put up a variety entertainment programme for the young ones on the occasion of Children’s Day. Amidst thunderous applause the teachers presented a special assembly. The excitement of the children knew no bounds when they saw their beloved teachers on the stage.
Adventure Camp Nursery and Prep ( 3rd November , 2017)
Classes Nursery and Prep started the month with an adventure camp held in the school premises. The little ones enjoyed a day filled with activities and challenges. Some parents too joined in and had a wonderful time!
Educational Trips ( 5th October’ 2017 to 13th October’2017)
With the weather becoming cooler, Heritage Trips were organized for all classes from Class I -V as a part of know your city campaign.
Class I : Visit to Lodhi Garden
Class II : Haus Khas Village Complex and Deer Park
Class III : Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate and Children’s Park
Class IV : Akshardham
Class V : Trip to Old Fort
Community Service ( 17th October, 2017)
The children love to share and in the true spirit of the festival season gave woolens to be distributed among the needy.
Students of class V visited Sai Kripa, Bhagwat Dham and NGO Goonj laden with gifts and good wishes.
Charity Sale (9th October, 2017- 16th October, 2017)
The Junior Wing was ablaze in a riot of colours with Chinese lanterns, Torans, Deepaks made by loving hands of the young ones. Class wise charity canteens were organized and children were fully involved in running these food stalls.
Annual Day 2017-18
The Annual Function of Cambridge School, Noida (Junior Wing) was held on September 8, 2017 at Roma Deb Auditorium (Cambridge School, Noida, Sr Wing).
Mr. Ashok Pandey, Chairman, NPSC and Principal, Ahlcon International School, Delhi graced the occasion as the chief guest. The function was also attended by Dr. Kalyani Roy, Secretary, Society for the Advancement of Education and Manager, Cambridge School, Noida along with the other members of the Managing Committee.
The highlight of the day was a musical play ‘The Trumpet of the Swan’ based on the famous novel by E.B.White. It was a remarkable display of students’ acting, dance and musical skills.
The Annual Prize Distribution was a moment of pride and honour for all the winners and achievers.
The function also included a beautiful prayer , folk songs and a welcome dance by the students.
The Headmistress, Ms. Seema Karki extended a warm welcome to the audience and presented the Annual Report.
Like every year the pre-primary sections were decorated on August 11, to mark the special occasion of Lord Krishna’s birth. The nursery foyer looked specially festive with the jhoola and drew many children from other classes too.
The children of the pre-primary wing enjoyed colouring and decorating the peacock feather headband with glitter and decorating flutes with sequins and glitter.
Eat Healthy- Stay Healthy
The Health Week commenced from July 31 to August 4, 2017. The children were encouraged to exercise, eat a healthy and balanced diet, and pay special attention to their physical hygiene. Class room talks and discussion were held during HRP to achieve this aim.
The students of class III (sections A, B, C) participated in a theatre presentation – Tales of yore on July 28, 2017.
The children enacted two stories- The Shoemaker and the Elves and The Magic Paintbrush which are a part of their English coursebook.
The children found it a novel experience to write their own dialogues. The children learnt the difference between folktales and fairy tales. They also enjoyed acting, dancing and singing in front of the audience which comprised of their parents.