SALWAN PUBLIC SCHOOL AFTERNOON
Event Gallery
Tony Blair's Face to Faith Foundation
The senior students had an interactive video conference on October9,2017 with schools from Ukraine and Egypt. The theme of the conference was 'Festivals'. The partner schools shared how festivals like Ivan Kopala, Ramadan and Eid bind their communities together, whereas our students enthusiastically shared details about Diwali, Durga Puja, Holi, Baisakhi and Lohri.
Exchange Programme with Loxford School, London
TAs a part of the Global School Exchange Programme with Loxford School of Science & Technology,10 Students along with 2 teachers visited London from 30thSeptember to 8th October,2017 . It was a great learning experience as they attended a variety of classes on Food Technology, ICT, Geography, Mathematics. The trip provided them with an opportunity to visit other places of importance such as London Eye, Big Ben, Madam Tussaud, British Museum, Science Museum, Buckingham Palace.
Model United Nations

A group of 15 students from SPSM and SPSA attended the United Nations Stimulation Programme at Modern Public School, Barakhamba Road, from October 6, 2017 to October 8, 2017. The theme of the event was In Justitia Confidimus means "we have faith in the justice". It helped students in fostering their speaking, negotiation and diplomatic skills.

Shiksha Evam Swachhta

Ms. Neha Taneja, T.G.T. Geography presented a paper with the title Shiksha Evam Swachhta : Education, Health and Sanitation at NUEPA, New Delhi, on 3-5 October, 2017. The event was organised to commemorate centenary year of Champaran Satyagrah launched by Mahatma Gandhi

Swachhata Pakhwada

With great zeal and enthusiasm, the Swachhata Pakhwada was organised in the school from 1st September to 15th September 2017. Under the campaign, various activities like Poetry Writing, Slogan Writing, Poster making and debates were conducted in the school to create awareness among the students regarding the cleanliness drive started by our respected Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.

Orientation Programmes

To provide an insight into the school system and various initiatives of session 2017-18, Orientation Programmes for all classes were conducted in the month of April. The following points were deliberated upon in the sessions.

  • Comprehension of assessment pattern, designed as per CBSE guidelines
  • Renovation and development of infrastructure
  • School Publications
  • Open door assessment for classes IV to VII
  • Importance of regular homework, minimal use of gadgets and constant motivation to engage the young generation in outdoor activities.
  • 'UNIVARIETY', a career counselling organisation the school has collaborated with to offer individual career counseling to the students of classes IX-XII.
  • Focus on regular tracking of goals in Physical, emotional, mental and spiritual domains.

The parents were encouraged to work in collaboration with the school for their wards' holistic development. The orientation concluded with an interactive session with the parents wherein their concerns were duly addressed.

Science Workshop

 A three day capacity building workshop was organized by Intel with an objective to train the teachers to use technology in the classroom with proficiency and ease. Ms Mansi, T.G.T. Chemistry attended this workshop in the Atal Tinkering Lab at Salwan Girls School.

  • The workshop enriched the teachers by involving them in various hands on activities related to the LED, use of LDR(Light Dependent Resistor) and NPN Transistor in a circuit.
  • It also familiarized the teachers with the use of programming and algorithms used in robotics. They assembled the parts of a robot Mi-Bot which would run on programming.
  • After the working of Mi-Bot, controlling of Mi-Bot was demonstrated using an android application via Bluetooth.
  • This was followed by the use of ultrasonic sensor in Mi-Bot and the programming of same. This can help the Mi-Bot to turn to some other side if it senses any obstacle in its way.
  • The teachers worked in groups to design the circuits using breadboard and arduino kit connected to the laptop provided to each team.
Achievers' Day
The School organized Achievers' Day on 19th May ,2017 to felicitate its achievers in both Scholastic and Co-scholastic domains for the session 2016-2017. The chief guest of the event was Dr Rajni Kumar, founder of Springdales Group of Schools. The students were honoured with medals, certificates and prizes in recognition of their hard work and sincere efforts.

Click Here for -Achievers Day Award List
Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC, Singapore)
The Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) is an annual festival in Singapore that celebrates and promotes the creation and appreciation of children's books and content, with a focus on Asian themes. With an objective to give an insight into the teaching learning practices adopted worldwide, Salwan Education Trust provided an opportunity to two teachers from SPS Afternoon to attend AFCC 2017.

Writers & Illustrators Conference: Attended by Ms. Neha Taneja from 17th May to 19th May,2017
Teachers' Congress: Attended by Ms. Neetu Bhateja from 19th May to 21st May.

->The country of focus was Indonesia. The festival witnessed the participation of writers and illustrators from Singapore and Indonesia.

->The teachers got an opportunity to visit two schools St. James' Church Kindergarten and Ang Mo Kio, Primary School. The visit gave an insight into the schools' efforts to hone students' linguistic skills.

->Digital Detox is the need of the hour to help children reconnect. Day dreaming must be encouraged and children to be motivated for free style writing.

->'Critical literacy is the new basic'. Students should be equipped with the skills to think critically, introspect, evaluate and solve problems mutually.
Shimla Trip
The school organized an excursion to Shimla from 26th May to 30th May, 2017 for the students of both SPS Morning and Afternoon.

The students got an opportunity to visit the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (IIAS) and The Army Heritage Museum where they saw the flags of different regiments and models of various army equipment. The students enjoyed adventurous activities such as Flying Fox, Rappelling, Obstacle Course Race Swing, and Double Rope Bridge to the hilt.
Craft Awareness Programme
A craft workshop was organised in the school Amphitheatre from 12th July to 14th July with an aim to spread awareness regarding our rich cultural heritage and help students realise their creative potential. The programme was sponsored by the Ministry of Textile, Govt of India, Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) and COHAND (Council of Handicrafts Development Corporation). The students got an opportunity to interact with the artisans of National repute and learn pottery, doll making and paper craft.

S.No.

Name of the Craft Person

Craft

1

Chanda Pujara(State Awardee)

Doll & Clay Craft

2

Manjari Das (State Awardee)

Madhubani Painting

3

Rama Devi(State Awardee)

Paper Clay

4

Daya Chand (National  Awardee)

Pottery

5

Khan Saheb (National  Awardee)

Paper Craft


Investiture Ceremony
To appoint new student leaders for the session 2017-18, the Investiture Ceremony was conducted on 29th July, 17 in the school grounds with great enthusiasm. The Head Boy Aanandeep Singh and the Head Girl Khyati Gupta of class X along with their team of office bearers took the pledge to hold the school motto 'Service Before Self' in high esteem and honour the trust bestowed upon them. The ceremony was presided by the school alumni Mr Tarun Rajpal and Dr Pooja Ohri of Batch 2004. Sh TarunRajpal has to his credit a book 'Concise Notes on Biotechnology'. He is the youngest author to publish a textbook on the topic. Dr Pooja Ohri is a qualified dentist, has also pursued her MBA from IIM Ranchi, and is presently working with HT Media Group.

The Guests of Honour awarded badges to the newly elected office bearers and in their addressed advised them to be role models for other students and perform their tasks and responsibilities with utmost sincerity and diligence. In an interaction with the new student council, they emphasized on the following points:

->It is highly important to set goals in life keeping in mind the deadline.
->Dedication, hard work and humble attitude towards life goes a long way in realizing our goals in life.
->The students must put the internet into right use by taking cues from Smart Goal Setting sites and watch TEDx Talks.
->Sir cited instances how his meeting with Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and Sir Ratan Tata inspired him to excel. He encouraged the students to read a variety of books as they are true springs of knowledge and understanding.

Click Here for Student Council Member List
 
 Annual Health Checkup
A detailed health check-up for all the students was conducted by a team of experienced doctors from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. Four doctors conducted the investigations which include General Physical examination, Dental, Eye and ENT check-up.

A health card has been maintained for each student which has been shared with the parents. Necessary medical advice and precautionary measures are also given. Parents can also discuss the health issues of their wards with the specialists on the day of PTM i.e. August 26,2017
 
 Scrapbook: Children's Publishing Conclave
 
Date: August 19,2017
Venue- FICCI Auditorium, Mandi House
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) organized a Children's Publishing Conclave, titled Scrapbook, on 19 August 2017.
Two teachers from SPS Morning and Afternoon attended the four business sessions which primarily focused on issues like content liberalization; gender misrepresentation in children's books; harnessing multiple intelligence with content and promoting book reading culture among Twitter generation.
The main highlights of the sessions are as follows:
  • This session discussed the role of content creators to enhance leaning experience through Multiple Intelligence.
  • The text should deal with stories for borderline IQ and slow learners to promote positive self-concept.
  • The session discussed the need to overcome the load of academics and make room for reading and exploration for children.