IPHS participates in Republic Day Celebration @ Dubai Consulate
The Consulate General of India, Dubai organized a program on the eve of 70th Republic Day. The program was at The Consulate Auditorium on Friday, 25th January 2019. Students of IPHS participated and presented a cultural program based on the theme of Indian Culture.
IPHS participates in Clean up Campaign "Barena Amana"@ RAK
IPHS Middle Section students participated in Clean up Campaign as a part of RAK GREEN SCHOOL Programme initiated by Public Services Department(RAK). This Campaign was an initiative to maintain the cleanliness of Ras Al Khaimah under the title of “Barena Amana.”
Campaign was on 25th January 2019 at Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, near to Sheikh Khalifa Hospital. Teacher Mrs. Divya Jojy along with 13 students were part of this campaign.
Educational Trip / Picnic to Children’s City (Middle Section)
IPHS Middle Section Picnic / Educational trip was organized to Children’s city at Creek Park on 16th and 17th December 2018. This year it was organized keeping in mind the “Play and Learn” concept and this Discovery zone was the apt location for our 6th, 7th and 8th students.
Dubai-based Children’s City is UAE’s first educational city in the Middle East devoted to children between two and fifteen years old. This themed activity centre in Creek Park offers kids their own learning zone and amusement facilities, designed to complement what they’ve been learning at school. At Children’s City students were free to investigate, explore, play and discover in an entertaining educational format / designed for children to interact and discover together in school groups.
It had several exhibits and programs on applied sciences, nature, space exploration, human body, local and international culture as well as a planetarium. An hour show at the planetarium was informative to students educating then on the Planets stars and the formation of stars. In addition an educational workshops (designing an electric circuit) was conducted in the all purpose-built hall.
Children’s enjoyed the Creek Park which is right on the edge of Dubai Creek – making it really stand out from the other green spaces in the city. Park features vast acres of lawns, botanical gardens and children’s play areas. Children’s enjoyed the sprawling lawns and endless views of the creek. Stroll along the paved promenade, watch the dhows bobbing in the water and explored the park by renting a bike for just a few dirhams.
Special Assembly on Martyrs’ Day
Commemoration Day or Martyrs’ Day is marked annually on November 30 in the United Arab Emirates, recognising the sacrifices and dedication of Emirati martyrs who have given their life in the UAE and abroad in the field of civil, military and humanitarian service.
IPHS commemorates the honour and loyalty of its martyrs, in recognition of the sacrifices they made for their country, in the memory of its sons who have given their lives to keep the flag of the UAE flying high.
Special assembly was conducted by class VIII girls on 29th November 2018. The flag was reduced to half on this day since the morning. At 10:30 AM a minute of silence was observed in the whole school, later to which at 10:31 AM the flag was hoisted followed by UAE National Anthem. Ms. Farzana Hussain of class VIII C read out a speech on the importance of Martyrs Day.
THE MARCH OF TOLERANCE – ZAYED APPROACH
The National Festival of Tolerance under the slogan of “Zayed’s Approach” was celebrated with March from various school in RAK Corniche. The march began at 9 Am which was seen various school holding banners and slogan related to tolerance. This national festival included activities, programs and initiatives that focused on promoting coexistence, acceptance of the other, respect for difference and cooperation for the benefit of all. Brigadier General Yakoob Yousef, Director of the Panel and Correctional Institute lead the march.
He conveyed the message of the Ministry of Tolerance through the organization of the National Festival of Tolerance which focused on the values and principles of the UAE, namely, peaceful coexistence and acceptance and respect for the other regardless of religion, color or race, stressing that the words and deeds and heritage of the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (P.B.U.H).
On this occasion, 28 students of class VII B from IPHS on 15th November 2018 participated and showed their love and appreciation towards UAE. Two teachers Mr. Jamsheer Arabic Dept and Mr. Premjith PE instructor lead the students in this participation. The students raised the banners and slogans at the march.
IT COMPETITIONS 2018-2019
The joy of dreaming, creating and expressing your thoughts by drawing and painting is unparalleled. Digital painting is an emerging art form in which traditional painting techniques are applied using digital tools by means of a computer. On 28th October 2018, students of classes V-VI and on 29th October 2018, students of classes VII-VIII displayed their artistic skills in the “Digital Painting” competition finals. The topic given for classes V-VI was “UAE National Day” whereas for classes VII & VIII, the topic was “UAE Culture”. The final artworks were amazing as the children had let their imagination run wild and created absolute magic.
Warm up your fingers by typing text- “Fast Fingers” was another IT competition held to identify and award the fastest typists among students of classes VII and VIII on 30th October 2018. A sample text with a specific format was given, which was to be typed by the students in the given time using MSWord. Students participated with lot of excitement and enthusiasm.
Dental Checkup @ IPHS
Dental Checkup for the students of classes IV – VI was conducted on 21st and 23rd October 2018 by RAK Dental College in the school campus. An awareness class was also given by them for the students of classes IV and VI.
Islamic Education Department of IPHS conducted the activity Masjid Visit on 27th May 2018. The Islam students of classes VI to VIII Boys and Girls were taken to Diwan Masjid, RAK to perform Duhr prayer in Jama’ah under the guidance of Mrs. Naseema , Mr. Hossam and Mr. Qadeer. There were 50 girls and 50 boys visited the Masjid and attended the prayer. The objectives focused were to learn the appropriate way of offering Salah in Jama’ah and understand its benefits. The students learned the ettiques and manners to follow in a Masjid.
Visit to Geriatric Hospital
Children have the potential to change the future and if they are sensitized at the right time, then they can prove to be an asset for the nation. Keeping the same notion in mind, the students of classes VIII C & D on 13th & 14th May 2018 were taken to the Geriatric ward of Saif Hospital. The intention behind this was to inculcate the feeling of empathy, love, care and compassion towards the family as well as the community.
World Book Day 2018 @ IPHS
IPHS organized an activity to recycle (RGSP-RAK green school program) the unused pages of the old notebooks in connection with World Book Day & World Earth Day. Students were asked to bring the unused pages of their old notebooks. On 19th April 2018, the Guides members of the school and the students in the library period, under the guidance of Middle Section Supervisor Mrs. Soumya Shree, binded the unused pages into new notebooks. Students were very excited to do the activity to make use of the pages which were usually thrown as trash. Co-operation, Concentration and Creativity were the skills attained through this activity. Students were happy to be the part of the initiatives taken by school to save the resources.
IPHS participates in Heritage Day Programme @ RAK Museum
To remark World Heritage Day IPHS join hands with RAK Antiques and Museum Department and presented a Cultural Dance (Bhangra). It was held at RAK Museum on 18th April 2018.Eight students of class VIII participated in the event.It was highly appreciated by everyone.The day gave a colourful and memorable moment of pride for IPHS.