Republic Day is celebrated on 26th January every year. It is one of the India’s most important national events. On the Republic Day, the constitution of India came into force and India became a truly Sovereign, Democratic and Republic state. The Constitution was drafted by the Constituent Assembly which was set up when India gained its independence from the British in 1947.
Pride and festive cheer marked the Thai Pongal celebration held on 12th January 2019 at SRISHTI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, Chennai. Students came in their traditional dresses and exhibited joy and pride as they filled the campus with the land’s cultural aura. The Department of Tamil organized a plethora of programmes for the entertainment of the students. The programme commenced with hearing of God’s word, followed by prayer and prayer song. A graceful Bharathanatyam dance welcomed the audience. A short skit about the customs followed during Pongal, Facts about Thiruvalluvar and Thirukurals, Popular folk songs added excitement amongst the audience. Our children of Grade 1,grade 2 revived the festivity in a village with their colourful folk dance.
Happy Vijaya Dashami 2018….!! A time for celebration, A time for victory of good over bad, A time when world see he. Example of power of good. Let us continue the same true spirit. The celebration of Dussehra falls few days before the Diwali. It indicates the victory of righteousness over bad or evil. Rama remains for Good whereas Ravana, the evil presence King delineates bad and evil. The story is about the delegated Prince Rama of Ayodhya who attempted fourteen years of exile. During the last year of his meandering, Ravana the Lord of Lanka took away his wife, Sita. The outcome was a wicked battle between the two where lakhs of people died. At last Ravana, his son Meghnat and his powerful siblings were killed, and Sita was free. This year we celebrate Vijaya Dashami on 30 September 2018.
Extracurricular activities are a great way for kids to focus on their strengths and passions .These activities can build up a child’s confidence. They can help him improve his social skills, develop his interests and inspire him to try new things. They’re also a good way for a child who struggles in school to learn in a fun, low-stress environment. Empowering kids to love and learn through yoga, Dance, Martial arts and silambam (An integral part of our culture). Students celebrated the WORLD’S ANIMAL DAY, our school provides weekly 2 hours for extra curricular activities.
Silambam or Silambattam is a weapon-based Indian martial art from Tamil Nadu, but also traditionally practised . It derives from the Tamil word silam meaning “hill” and the word perambu from which the English “bamboo” originates.Silambam referred to the sound derive from swinging of the perambu a particular type of bamboo from the Kurinji hills in southern Indian sub continent.Thus silambam was named after its primary weapon, the perambu. The related term silambattam often refers specifically to stick-fighting. “Silambam is a good way to channelize the energy of the youth. Leaning something antique and part of our rich heritage instils a sense of belonging towards the art,” he says but feels the cultural richness of Silambam has not penetrated the masses. “Only if we create proper awareness, the sport will reach national and international levels,”
It is an oriental system of unarmed combat using the hands and feet to deliver and block blows, widely practised as a sport.Karate-Do helps to prepare a child for life. The children in our Karate-Do training know that more is expected from them, and with a little encouragement and support from their Karate teacher and parents, they develop to the maximum potential possible. When a child knows that his/her abilities are improving than his/her confidence level boosts up!
Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India.
Increased flexibility. Increased muscle strength and tone. Improved respiration, energy and vitality. Maintaining a balanced metabolism. Weight reduction. Cardio and circulatory health. Improved athletic performance. Protection from injury.
Indian Classical Dances. India has thousands of year old tradition of fine arts and classical and folk music and dances.Benefits of Classical Dance are: Improves balance, Like many other Indian dance forms Bharatanatyam too has different postures and poses, Improves flexibility, Improves stamina, Increases aerobics fitness, Improves concentration, Healthy heart, Builds endurance, Controls weight.
Country/western dance, encompasses many dance forms or styles, which are typically danced to country-westernmusic, and which are stylistically associated with American country and/or western traditions.It has a wide range of physical, and mental benefitsincluding: improved condition of your heart and lungs, increased muscular strength, endurance and motor fitness, increased aerobic fitness, improved muscle tone and strength, weight management, stronger bones and reduced risk of osteoporosis, better coordination.
Value based education promotes a thought provoking and interactive environment for the students through the values incorporated in the curriculum. It promotes quality education and holistic development of each child for a bright future. Teachers play an important role in helping students imbibe the values. Professional development is vital in integrating values in the classroom. Understanding the principles and aim of values education enable teachers to create effective learning environment for values education. This article suggests steps to construct a value based curriculum towards quality education. This also emphasizes the importance and need for teacher training for better outcome on the topic, and also suggests a plan to prepare teachers as values educators."Education in Human Values”. Its fully resourced lesson plans utilise familiar teaching techniques of discussion, story-telling, quotations, group singing, activities to reinforce learning and times of quiet reflection. The programmes enable children and young people to explore and put into practice a wide spectrum of values with the potential to enrich their lives. Through the experiential learning, over time participants develop a well considered personal morality, all the while gaining invaluable emotional and social skills to help them lead happy, fulfilled, successful lives.