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.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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
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
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: