Thematic Assembly-Primary Section
Thematic assembly was conducted by the Primary Section on 1st May 2019.
Theme: International Labour Day
IPHS participates in Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival
On 23rd April 2019 students of Class V visited the Children’s Reading Festival, Sharjah. There were a huge number of books on various subjects and languages by different publishers at their respective stalls. Students were amused at seeing many different kinds of stalls. Students purchased books of their interest.
Activities such as Poetry Session, Speaker’s Session, Shows & Plays, Live Cooking Shows, Various workshops, Cultural activities also captivated the students. Students were happy with their new books. Overall it was a nice experience to visit International Book Fair.
World Heritage Day
As a part of World Heritage Day, on 18th April 2019, Students of class V were taken to Al Haboos Arts & Folks Society, Ras Al Khaimah. It was organised by the UAE Social Studies department under the supervision of Primary Section Supervisor Mrs. Shammy Santhosh. They were accompanied by their subject teachers. It helped them to understand the life of Ancient Arabs, their Culture and Traditions. The incharge staff of the society explained the importance of World Heritage Day to the students and created awareness about UAE’s Culture.
Poster Designing related to ‘World Heritage Day’ was held in the Primary & Middle Section. Students used colours to express their creativity and showcased Culture and Traditions of UAE in the posters.
Orientation Programme – Primary Section
A parent is a teacher at home and a teacher is a parent at school and the child is the center of their universe. Understanding the vital role of parents in the overall development of the child, IPHS organized an orientation program for the parents of Grade 1 and 2 on 4th April 2019 in the school premises. The aim was to familiarize the parents as ‘Partners in Progress’ with the curriculum, rules and regulations of the school, teaching methodologies and the co-scholastic activities. The session started with an introductory note by our respected Principal Mrs. Anubha Nijhawan. Madam introduced the class teachers and explained the policies of Ministry of Education and school regarding academics, attendance, transportation, health and safety of students. In her speech she laid stress on the holistic development of the child which is the main aim and objective of the school.
It was followed by an awareness talk by school Student Counselor Mrs. Bitty Devasia. Parents were appraised about the Special Educational Care provided by the school to the slow learners. This session was followed by an interactive session between parents and class teachers of Grade 1, where they detailed information regarding academics and non academic activities. The session ended at 7:30 pm.