Event & Activity

Events & activities

Extracurricular activities provide a channel for reinforcing the lessons learned in the classroom, offering students the opportunity to apply academic skills in a real-world context and are thus considered part of a well-rounded education. These programmes offer opportunities for students to learn the values of teamwork, individual and group responsibility, physical strength and endurance, competition, diversity, and a sense of culture and community.

Events & activities

Extracurricular activities provide a channel for reinforcing the lessons learned in the classroom, offering students the opportunity to apply academic skills in a real-world context and are thus considered part of a well-rounded education. These programmes offer opportunities for students to learn the values of teamwork, individual and group responsibility, physical strength and endurance, competition, diversity, and a sense of culture and community.

Founder's Day – 7th April 2024

This year the school celebrated Founder’s Day on April 5. There was a special assembly conducted at 8.15 am. Anu Ma’am along with a few children and Sunandita ma’am lit the lamp in a traditional way. The assembly began with one of Mr. A. C. Deb’s favourite prayers ‘ Anondo Loke’ set to the Founder’s Day video. The children enthusiastically sang the Happy Birthday song for the school. Anu Ma’am spoke to the children about the significance of this day  and also talked about Mr. Deb as she had known him. A musical offering of the famous Tagore song ‘ Tumi Robe Nirobe‘ was made by Ms. Mithu Pal in remembrance of our reverend founder. Thereafter a video specially made by the SAE team for the Founder’s Day assembly was shown. A special feature of the video was that it had an audio clip in Dr. Kalyani Roy’s voice to whom the legacy had passed on from Mr. Deb.  Before the children and teachers left the hall, each of them paid  their homage and gratitude to Mr. Deb  by bowing and doing a ‘pranam‘ in front of his photograph. The homage paying was accompanied throughout by live singing of Rabindra Sangeet.

Baisakhi, Eid & Ambedkar Jayanti – 13th April 2024

The auspicious and festive occasions surrounding the days of April between the 13th and 15th were spoken about in an assembly.

Children were familiarised with the myriad ways in which these days are celebrated all across the country, be it Baisakhi in Punjab, Naba Barsha in Bengal or Bihu in Assam. These days mark the joyous periods of harvest or a traditional new year. in every part of India.

Eid was also the highlight of this assembly with its message of goodness, caring and charity.

Students were told about the contribution of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar towards making of the Indian Constitution.

Nothing is complete without music! A beautiful rendition of the popular Punjabi folk song ‘Mitraa Ayi Basakhi’ was presented by the children. The assembly ended with a few teachers and a student singing Rabindranath Tagore’s famous song for the Bengali new year Esho He Boishaakh Esho Esho – a musical ending to mark the beginning of a beautiful time of the year.

Earth Day- 22nd April 2024

Earth Day was celebrated in school with an assembly on the 22nd of April. The importance of looking after the Earth and reminding ourselves to do things that will help our planet, was emphasised as the main message of Earth Day.

Children were encouraged to reduce, reuse and recycle. On the days leading to the Earth Day, children were encouraged to think and act on steps they can take to be friends of the environment. A video was created by putting together the pictures sent by parents showing their children growing plants in old containers, reusing old boxes / bottles for various articles. This video was shown in the assembly, again, highlighting the limitless possibilities to reduce, reuse and recycle.

In addition, power was switched off for twenty minutes for the whole school before the assembly. This action was taken to show how impactful even a small effort can be. Individual efforts when put together can have a huge impact on saving energy and the planet.

World Dance Day – 29th April 2024

A special program was organised in the school to celebrate World Dance Day on 29th April, a program that saw a lively, vibrant and energetic display of various dance forms of Indian, Western, Contemporary and Fusion styles by 107 students from Classes 2-5. The event was a manifestation of more than a month-long training of children by Shubhashree Ma’am Sumit Sir and, preparations related to stage performances. The children danced enthusiastically and energetically to the famous dance numbers- Bhagyada Lakshi Baramma, Mylapore Rap, Mambo No.5, Bloody Mary, Baby Calm Down and also including a colourful folk dance based on Amir Khusro’s famous composition Daiyya Ri. The event concluded with all 107 dancers doing a grand finale on the number Dance Ka Bhoot.

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