Community Service – Nur – V (October, 2019)
Visit to Saksham School
Students of Classes II, IV and V visited Saksham School on October 21, 2019 to meet the differently abled children studying there. They were told about how the children are looked after in the school and how the special educators train them to be independent. There were different rooms for different age groups such as the Early Intervention Unit (for beginners- infants to toddlers), Assessment Room (for informal and formal assessments.), Therapy Room (for therapies), Integrated room and Library (for children going to different public schools) Vocational Room (for vocational activities), Music Room etc.
Our students interacted with the children and the special educators there. Students of Class II recited a poem on Diwali and the students of Class IV & V presented a song before them. Our children had also carried pendrives, juice packets, biscuits and stationery items for them.
Saksham School had also organized a few games for our students.
The visit was a great learning experience for the children.
Visit to Old Age Home
Students of Classes IV and V along with 3 teachers visited the Bhagwant Dham Old Age Home in Mayur Vihar, N. Delhi on October 18, 2019. They were greeted by Mr. Handa who took them around the place. Children had carried a gift hamper comprising juice packets, fruits, biscuits and freshly baked cakes by the meal planning club children. They were very appreciative of children’s loving gesture.
The students presented Saraswati Vandana , the song- Manzil ki doori se humko darne ki kya baat and a dance in front of the senior citizens. They were very happy to have the children there and also sang along with the children. The senior citizens interacted with them and presented some handmade gifts to them.
It proved to be an inspiring experience for the children.
Visit to Goonj
Students of Class V, along with a few students from the Senior Wing visited the NGO, Goonj, on October24, 2019. They got an opportunity to learn about its history and initiatives taken for the welfare of the weaker sections of the society.
Children were divided into two groups and shown around the processing unit where they learnt about the whole procedure of converting vast stocks of items of everyday necessities and material into carefully designed family kits, blankets, mats, school kits, etc. It was amazing to see the smooth and systematic functioning of the processing unit.
Students asked questions to learn more about the organization. The children had also carried with them clothes, toys, books etc. donated by the children on the occasion of Diwali.
Art Week – Nur- Prep (October 14 to October 18, 2019)
The little enthusiasts of Pre Primary had a fun filled Art Week from October 14 to October18, 2019. They had various art and craft activities in the week. The little ones enjoyed trying different forms of painting and learned the techniques of the same. Each day of the week had a different activity planned for them like painting and decoration of diyas and block printing on paper bags to name a few.
The children took part in the activities with great enthusiasm. Art Week helped them to express their creativity and artistic talent.
Spelling Bee – Class II (September 20, 2019)
Spelling Bee competition for Class II was held on September 20, 2019. Five students from each section were selected on the basis of their marks in dictation in the preliminary round. The final round consisted of questions based on animal sounds, jobs, antonyms, synonyms, homophones etc
Hindi Storytelling Activity- Class Prep (September 20, 2019)
Students of Class Prep participated in Hindi Storytelling Activity on September 20, 2019. The activity was held in classrooms. They narrated short stories of six to eight lines with expression and voice modulation. The narration began with a small introduction of the story. They enjoyed narrating as well as hearing the stories from their peers. The children who spoke exceptionally well in their classrooms, narrated their stories in front of the entire Class Prep in the Reception Foyer on the September 24, 2019.
Talent Hunt (Class- Prep) -(September 17, 2019)
Talent Hunt activity was conducted for the students of Class Prep on September17, 2019. Children enthusiastically displayed their talents of dance, music, art and clay modelling. A few students also narrated stories and recited poems. It was elating to see the little ones perform so brilliantly.
Hindi Quiz- Bujho To Jaane Class III (September 12, 2019)
Students of Class III participated in the Hindi Quiz –Bujho To Jaane held on September 12, 2019. The first round was held on September 2, 2019. Three finalists from each section were selected on the basis of merit. The questions were in the form of puzzles, word ladder, one word answer etc based on grammar and general knowledge.
Hindi Diwas Class I-V (September 9, 2019)
Students from Classes I to V presented a special programme to celebrate Hindi Diwas on September 9, 2019. The programme comprised poems, skit, interesting facts, dance and questions based on Hindi language.
Janamashtmi Celebration (Nur – Prep) -(August 22,2019)
Children of Classes Nursery and Prep enjoyed the Janamashthmi celebrations organized for them on August 22, 2019. Their class teachers narrated the story of the birth of Lord Krishna and how he used to live in Braj, Mathura.The little ones of Class Nursery did the activity of making a head band with a peacock feather symbolizing Lord Krishna’s head gear. They coloured the feather with crayons and added glitter to make it look beautiful. Class Prep made a mukut [crown] with finger printing . They also did a small play and dance depicting the birth and life of Lord Krishna in the special assembly held on the same day. Later on, the children were served lunch comprising Aloo sabji and Poori along with mouth watering Sooji Halwa .
Independence Day Celebration
Independence Day assembly for the students of Nursery to V was held on August 13, 2019. Nursery A and Class I D conducted the special assembly. The children came dressed in white kurta pyjama and tri colour dupatta. They spoke about our national symbols and slogans of famous freedom fighters. They also performed enthusiastically on patriotic songs.
Patriotic Song Activity Class IV -(August 14,2019)
Students of Class IV had their Patriotic Group Song Activity on August 14, 2019. Each section presented a song full of patriotic fervour sung in its true spirit. The themes of the songs were- love for our great beautiful country, paying homage to martyrs who laid down their lives for us, our duty towards our country etc. It revived the love for the country in the audience.
Raksha Bandhan Celebration Prep – (August 14,2019)
Students of Class Prep celebrated the festival of Rakshabandhan, the festival of love and bonding between brother and sister on August 14, 2019. The children folded origami paper into a flower which was later converted into a Rakhi. It was later tied to each student by the teacher and children went home wearing it. The little ones had got sweets from home and exchanged them amongst themselves.
Raksha Bandhan Celebration Nursery – (August 13,2019)
Rakhi Making Activity was conducted for the tiny tots of Nursery on August 13, 2019. The children made beautiful rakhis and decorated them with sequins and stars. They enjoyed reciting rhymes related to the festival. The significance of the festival was explained to them. They exchanged sweets with their friends.
Health Week Nursery- V – (August 5,2019 – August 9,2019 )
Health week was organized from August 5, 2019 to August 9,2019. The aim was to reiterate the benefits of daily exercise, meditation and nourishing food. The children were given a menu for the whole week beforehand and were asked to bring their tiffins accordingly. Class wise fun games were organized in the front lawns. The class teachers organized meditation sessions for the children to make them aware of the health benefits of meditation. The teachers also demonstrated how to make smoothies using fruits and nuts and the children enjoyed tasting them.
Movie Show Class III – (July 28, 2019)
Children of Class III watched the movie Charlotte’s Web in the Roma Deb Auditorium [Senior Wing] on July 28,2019. The movie is based on their supplementary reader of the same name. Charlotte’s Web is a classic of children’s literature by American author E.B. White.
A brief introduction was given by the English teachers before the screening of the movie. Watching the film helped the children to visualize life in the countryside. The children thoroughly enjoyed the watching the movie.
Fire Safety Demonstration (Nursery – V) ( July 26 , 2019)
To educate students and teachers about fire safety, a fire safety demonstration drill was conducted in the campus by a group of police officials. Various preventive measures that one must follow during a fire breakout were discussed in detail with students of grades Nursery -V. Emergency telephone numbers, evacuation methods etc were told to the staff and children.
The session was all about understanding the basic nature of fire and causes of its breakout, and how we can protect ourselves under such circumstances. Use of firefighting equipments were demonstrated by the team to help students understand and act on time during a fire breakout situation. A few teachers were made to use the firefighting equipment to help them practically understand how they operate.
Workshop on Urban Green Spaces (Class V) ( July 19 , 2019)
A workshop by the volunteers of SWECHHA was organized for the students of class five in Seminar Hall, Junior Wing, Cambridge School, Noida. The aim of the workshop was to sensitise the children about the need to increase the green spaces in our cities. It also covered the ways and methods to turn the space available with us into green spaces. The topic was introduced very interestingly by singing a small song about trees. After a brief interaction with the students a video was played which showed how a rooftop farm, Brooklyn Grange in New York, is producing fifty thousand pounds of food each year. The children learnt about different alternatives to soil and later did a very creative group activity. They were assigned the role of school planners and community planners and were asked to plan for their domains, including green spaces, on charts. Students thoroughly enjoyed this exercise and came up with very innovative ideas to make the spaces around us green. The charts were later put up for display.
Holiday Homework Display (Class I to V) – ( July 8 – July 12,2019)
Students from Classes I to V had been given project based holiday homework. They were excited to show the work they enjoyed doing in the summer break.
Learning happens by sharing knowledge with each other. In order to share the work of students with other classes, a display of holiday homework was organised. All the projects were class wise displayed for the students in the canteen foyer from 8th to 12th July, 2019.
Students of other classes visited the stalls which were based on various themes. Student representatives from each section explained their themes to the students. They enjoyed the experience of sharing their work with others and felt proud about their hard work.
RAIN DANCE ACTIVITY ( Nur – Prep) (July 8 and 9, 2019)
The children enjoyed a Rain Dance activity along with music. The children were taken class wise to the front lawn where they enjoyed playing with their friends in the cool water. Later on the children ate boiled corn which was served to them in their respective classes. They also did finger printing and tear and paste activity . The children had fun and thoroughly enjoyed the activities.
SUMMER CAMPING ADVENTURE TO DEHRADUN &MUSSOORIE ( Class III –V) ( May 15-18, 2019)
28 students of classes III,IV and V along with Mrs Meenakshi Varshney, Mrs Deepali Srivastav, Mr Dhan Singh and Puspender went to an adventure camp at Camp Spilling Retreat, Dehradun. The camp organized by DARE 2 GARE. It gave the students an opulent opportunity to be in nature’s lap, in the serene arms of tranquillity, far away from the hustle and bustle and baffling city lights. The students savoured the true nectar of adventure.
INVESTITURE CEREMONY 2019-2020 ( May 10,2019)
The Investiture ceremony of Cambridge School Noida (Jr. Wing) for the academic year 2019-2020 was held on 10th May 2019. The ceremony began with the lighting of the lamp which signifies removal of darkness and the continuous upward movement of the flame denotes the path of wisdom and divinity. It was followed by a classical dance performance and poem on leadership.
The members of the newly elected school council marched smartly onto the stage to the beat of the drum. The Principal, the Headmistress and the senior teachers of the school pinned the badges and sashes. After this the headmistress of the school administered the oath and the student council pledged to serve the school and fulfil their responsibilities to the best of their abilities. The head boy and the head girl shared their views on being elected for the prestigious posts. This was followed by Principal’s address who congratulated the elected members and advised the other students not to get disheartened as they could also achieve this post if they worked hard in future.
Book Week Nur – V (April 29, 2019 to May 4, 2019)
Book Week was celebrated in school from April 29, 2019 to May 4, 2019. It was a fun packed week with children immersed in a plethora of activities to develop understanding of how books can entertain and inspire all of us. It is rightly said that the world belongs to those who read. The most interesting activity in the book week was DEAR (Drop Everything and Read) wherein the whole school was made to drop everything to read a book. It was held on April 30, 2019. It was an amazing experience having the entire school including the contract staff engrossed in reading.
A book fair by Scholastics was also organized for the students from 2nd to 4th May,2019.
Visit to Philatelic Museum – Class IV ( April 25 ,2019)
Students of Class IV visited the National Philatelic Museum, Dak Bhawan, New Delhi in April , 2019. Students saw an extensive stamp collection including the first stamp issued in India by the Sindh Dak in 1854. It was an enriching experience for them as they watched a video based on the history of postal stamps. They wrote messages on postcards and put them in the post box. They also participated in the stamp designing competition held there and won prizes.
Earth Day Nursery – Class V (April 22,2019)
Earth Day was celebrated with the aim of reminding ourselves about our duty towards conserving nature and saving our planet. The day began with a special assembly conducted by class V students followed by a nature walk around the school campus. Students were familiarized with the trees and shrubs and their medicinal values, flowering season etc.
As a part of Earth Day celebrations, students had something green on their dress- green T shirts, ribbons, bands etc. They also carried greens in their lunch boxes. Lights, fans and all electronic gadgets were switched off for half an hour to highlight the importance of saving electricity.
Different activities were planned for various classes –
Nursery and Prep – Earth Day was celebrated by the tiny tots of Nursery and Prep with great enthusiasm. The teachers also spoke on the topic ‘Say no to Plastic’ describing its harmful effects. They told them about different types of bags one can use to replace plastic bags.
Children also made newspaper head bands (Nursery) and book marks (Prep).
Class I – . All students participated in a colouring competition organized on the theme –How I Can Change The World With My Own Hands. The little hands beautifully exhibited their creative talents. A meaningful poem on Earth was also recited by the students.
Class II– An Art Competition based on paintings by Jamini Roy was conducted. They were shown two different pictures of animals. They chose and drew the animal figure of their choice. The theme was aimed at creating sensitivity towards animals
Class III– Students exhibited their creativity and participated in Gond Art competition. They made beautiful drawings.
Class IV – Students participated in Warli Art Competition and made beautiful paintings.
Class V– To celebrate the beauty of nature the students were asked to draw animals in Madhubani Art form. Their efforts were praiseworthy.
The celebration of Earth Day helped students to understand that our natural resources are limited and we need to use them judiciously to save our planet.
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.