P. O. Box: 5079, Ras al Khaimah, UAE

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P. O. Box: 5079

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

7:45 to 14:15

(Monday to Thursday)

7:45 to 11: 30

(Friday)

School Activities 2019-20

IPHS PARTICIPATES IN 'RAK TERRY FOX RUN FOR CANCER RESEARCH'

RAK Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research was held on Friday, 18th February 2020. It was conducted under the patronage of the ruler of Ras Al Khaimah. It was a charity run and money raised would be for Terry Fox funded cancer research projects. Each class contributed as IPHS always instills the values of giving and bring joy to others. Some students and teachers participated in the run.

Book Fair @ IPHS

IPHS organized a two days ‘Book Fair’ on 12th & 13th February, 2020 in association with DC Books. In the present world, importance of reading has become very important and owing a book is a dream come true for all the book lovers. On display were a wide range of books from Indian & International Publishers (English and Arabic). The books were age specific, curriculum related, exciting & enriching. The children enjoyed the fair and picked books varying from science to spooky stories; from puzzles to poems; and from fiction to facts. The teachers equally helped the children in selecting the books.

Awareness on preventive measures and dealing various medical conditions & Addressing concerns on Novel Corona Virus

As per the guidelines of Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health an awareness of Novel Coronavirus was conducted for teachers, cleaners, drivers and students from 4th February 2020 to 9th February 2020 by School Nurse Mrs. Divya Joseph. She explained about the Novel Coronavirus symptoms, preventive methods and the hygienic practices that should be followed.

Hijab Day Activity @ IPHS

Department of Islamic Education conducted an activity related to International Hijab Day on 4th February 2020. Girls of classes V to VIII were gathered in the school ground. They carried placards highlighting the importance of Hijab Day. Ms. Minha Abid and Ms. Marwa of class VIII C delivered a speech highlighting the importance of wearing Hijab. Class VII D students presented a skit based on the importance of wearing Hijab. Since Hijab is a part of Islamic way of dressing, a few students demonstrated how to wear Hijab. This was an encouragement for the girls to wear and follow the Islamic code of dressing. The activity was enjoyed by the girls and showcased their modesty.

GHAF TREE WEEK -ACTIVITY @ IPHS

Objective: Consolidating the culture of environmental awareness and the importance of preserving it.

Ghaf Tree week was observed from 26th January 2020 to 4th February 2020. As part of the awareness program, Primary Section students watched videos about the Ghaf Tree. By observing the video together with the explanation from teachers, they understood the importance of the tree, its physical features and medicinal values. Students were taken outside and were shown a Ghaf Tree.

Importance of Preservation of Ghaf Tree, Model Making, Poster Making activity, Card Making Activity & Outdoor Activity of Ghaf Tree were the activities conducted by the Middle Section students.

Special Assembly on 71st Republic Day Celebration

IPHS conducted special assembly on 26th January 2020 on the occasion of 71st Republic Day of India. Classes VIII D conducted the assembly. Miss. Reyna Rachel Thomas and Master. Dweep Vimal Desai gave an enlightening speech on the importance of the day. Vice Principal Dr. Annamma Mathew addressed IPHS emphasising on our glorious national heritage. Mr. Anil Kizhoot from the English department gave an extract from the President’s Speech. The medals & certificates given for the students participated in the YOUFest Grand Finale.

ANNUAL DAY & GRADUATION CEREMONY, 2019

IPHS, RAK enthusiastically celebrated its 34th Annual Award and Graduation Ceremony on Friday, 13th December 2019. Prof. Dr. Paulson Mathew Chunkapura, President and CEO, London American City College and ICBEST, Sharjah was the chief guest of the day. The chief guest gave the Presidential address which was followed by the keynote address by Guest speaker, Ms. Anu Margaret, Specialist ‘A’ Social Worker (MOH), Child Guidance Clinic (CGC), NMC Speciality Medical Centre, Rolla, Sharjah. The head boy of the school, gave a welcome note to one and all. School Annual Report was presented by the school Principal Mrs. Anubha Nijhawan. Graduation ceremony was the main highlight of the day. The head girl of the school later gave the vote of thanks. After the prize distribution, overall championship Trophy for the Academic Performance (2018-19) was presented. Sapphire House emerged as the overall winner. Cultural Programmes added more colours to the programme. The students enthralled the audience with their mesmerizing performance.

Christmas Celebration @ IPHS

Students of IPHS celebrated Christmas on 12th December 2019. The students displayed the joy and enthusiasm welcoming the festive season of Christmas with cake cutting, exchanging of Christmas gifts to their friends and Christmas Carol also added more charm to the celebration.

ASSET EXAM 2019-20

ASSET Exam 2019-20 was conducted for English, Mathematics and Science on 4th, 5th, 8th December 2019 respectively for the classes 3, 4, 5, 7 and 9. For Hindi & Social Science it was conducted on 9th December 2019.

IPHS participates in YOU Fest 2019

IPHS participated in YOU Fest Season 4, which was held on 1st and 2nd December 2019.We bagged the First Runner up position, with 114 points. Our school participated in 6 Group Items and a few other individual items. Out of six group items, two items secured first prize and two items secured second prize. In most of the individual events students performed well and bagged First & Second Prizes with ‘A’ Grade. It was a memorable day for everyone.

IPHS participates in MINI MARATHON @ AURAK

IPHS students participated in the Mini Marathon 2019 which was held at AURAK as a part of UAE National Day Programme on 28th November 2019.

IPHS participates in UAE National Day Programme at MOE

IPHS participated in the UAE National Day Programme at MOE, Ras Al Khaimah on 24th November 2019.

UAE National Day Celebration 2019 @ IPHS

The 48th UAE National Day was celebrated with great zeal and ardour on 24th November 2019. The school campus was decorated with flags and other decorative items. A special assembly was conducted on this occasion. The assembly started with a recital from Holy Quran followed by the UAE flag hoisting. The Principal Mrs. Anubha Nijhawan wished everyone on the occasion of National day. She also elaborated about the significance of the great day. The students expressed their love for the nation through a cultural show. It was based on the rich art, culture and traditions of UAE. The students dressed in traditional attires presented dances, songs and poems. It was followed by students Tolerance walk holding UAE Flag in the school premises. The winners of UAE National Anthem Competition were awarded with prizes and certificates on this event. The celebrations filled everyone with pride.

34th Annual Sports Meet 2019

IPHS celebrated its 34th Annual Sports Day on 21st November 2019. This event took place in Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium, RAK. The chief guest for the event was Mr. Ani Daniel, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BITS, RAK. The leaders of all four houses namely EMERALD, SAPPHIRE, RUBY, TOPAZ and Scouts & Guides led their groups. Guard of honour was given to the chief guest. The Principal Mrs. Anubha Nijhawan gave a welcome speech. The Chairman Mr. Reji Skaria also graced the occasion. The chief guest declared the Sports meet open. The Sports Secretary administered the oath. Karate showed the vigour and exuberance of the students.   It was a feast for the eyes to see the children performing mass drill. There were track events, relay races for boys and girls. The competitive spirit of the athletes was emulating. Games were organized for parents as well as teachers. Winners were awarded trophies and certificates. Athletics Championship was bagged by Emerald House. The Annual Sports day culminated with a happy note with a hope to meet again.

National Bullying Prevention Week @ IPHS

The National Bullying  Prevention Week, a campaign, under the patronage of H.H Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak,  Mother of the Nation was observed at IPHS. The whole school joined hands to create an awareness and enhance the IPHS principles of being a Safe School at all times. The National Anti-Bullying Awareness Week was observed with great enthusiasm and reverence the whole school  coming together as anti-bullying warriors to safeguard each of its member from the evils of bullying today and in the future.

UAE National Anthem Competition 2019

UAE National Anthem Competition 2019 was held on 17th November 2019 for classes VII to IX and XI and 18th November 2019 for classes I to VI. The competition was conducted on account of 48th UAE National Day Celebration. The teams consisted of 8 members from each category. The students participated enthusiastically. The winners of UAE National Anthem Competition were awarded with prizes and certificates which were sponsored by Al Munna Book Shop and IPHS. It was indeed another great celebration day for IPHS.

Talent Show- 2019

IPHS, on Thursday, 14th November 2019 i.e. on the Children’s Day organized the ‘Talent Show’ for the students. Students of Middle Section had put up a very colorful and entertaining program. It was a real ‘FUN FEST’ for the students as well as for the staff.  It was indeed a successful event with the cooperation of all IPHS Staff and students.

UAE FLAG DAY CELEBRATION @ IPHS

IPHS celebrated UAE Flag day on 3rd November 2019. The school building and the corridors were immersed in the colours of flag to celebrate the occasion.

On this day special assembly was conducted by the students of classes VI to XII. All the house leaders and class prefects were holding UAE Flag. The National Flag, the symbol of Union, dignity and pride was hoisted by Chairman Mr. Reji Skaria and Principal Mrs. Anubha Nijhawan at 11.00 a.m. The students as well as the teachers saluted the flag to express loyalty to the prudent leadership and glorification of the country’s national symbol.

The students of middle section visited MOE, RAK where they got an opportunity to witness and be the part of the flag hoisting ceremony. There was a display of middle section creative UAE Flag models.

'Inter School Basketball Tournament' @ IPHS

The INDIAN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL, RAK, UAE conducted an ‘INTER SCHOOL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT’ on 28th October 2019. The tournament was inaugurated by our beloved principal Mrs. Anubha Nijhawan. The tournament was conducted for different schools in Ras Al Khaimah. The competition paved way to enhance the reasoning, sportsmanship and team spirit among the participants. The audience which comprised of members from various schools motivated their respective teams and rendered whole hearted co-operation and enthusiastic support to the participants by cheering loudly.

The winner of the tournament was the team from SCHOLARS INDIAN SCHOOL, RAK followed by the GEMS WESTMINSTER RAK, who bagged the second prize and the third prize was won by INDIAN SCHOOL RAK. The award for the BEST PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT was won by Master. MOHAMMED ADAM of SCHOLARS INDIAN SCHOOL, RAK and the ‘BEST PROMISING PLAYER TROPHY’ was won by Master JOYAL SUMOD MATHEW of INDIAN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL, RAK. The active and energetic participation and co-operation from every person involved made the event a remarkable one!

Cultural Competition @ IPHS

IPHS organised Cultural Competitions for the students of I to XII on 26th October, 2019. This event was a kaleidoscope of music and dance. Impressive dance forms Bharatnatyam, Mohiniyattam and Folk Dances added colour to the cultural evening. The performances were alluring and fascinating. The selection of songs and costumes were marvellous. The performers gave mesmerising performances. It became a festival for all the participants.

Vision Checkup – PRIMARY & MIDDLE Section

Vision Checkup was organized by RAK Hospital in the school premises on 14th October 2019 & 15th October 2019. It was for the students of classes I- VIII.

Gandhi Jayanti 2019 @ IPHS

IPHS – RAK celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October, 2019 with full of activities.   The students were given awareness the ways that led Gandhiji to follow the path of ahimsa and nonviolence and that how relevant it is in present scenario. The importance of these values can help to resolve conflicts through dialogue and mutual understanding was also conveyed. The students also presented the philosophical and pragmatic ideals of Mahatma Gandhi.  As a part of Gandhi Jayanti, PPT, Poster Making were some of the activities that were also organized to sensitize students about the importance of Cleanliness in life and harmful effects of Single Use Plastic.

Cleanliness Drive – Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign 2019

Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign 2019 was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 11th September, which aims to reinforce ‘sanitation as everyone’s business and is focused on plastic waste management as its key theme.

IPHS conducted various activities like Poster Making with messages like discouraging the use of plastic things in our routine life, displayed logo of Swachhata Hi Seva etc on 24th September and 26th September 2019. Children realized the essence of the saying – ‘charity begins from home’ and hence started this great move by cleaning their surroundings and classroom. Students became aware of the need of clean surroundings and they enthusiastically practiced the same.

Poem Recitation Competition

The students of IPHS showed their talent in the final round of Poem Recitation and recited poems in a distinctive manner. They were given an opportunity through ‘Recitation Competition’ which was held for classes III to XII on 21st September, 2019. The finalists were selected in preliminary rounds which were conducted for classes I to X. The Language teachers judged them for final round on the basis of content, presentation, pronunciation and clarity. The students selected poems composed by great poets and recited them in effective manner. Classes XI and XII also participated and impressed the judges with the selection and presentation of their poems.

Light Music Competition & Mono Act Competition

Light Music Competition was conducted for classes III to XII on 21st September, 2019. The prodigies of melody presented songs in Hindi and Malayalam. They sung devotional, patriotic and regional songs. The mellifluous songs sung by the students mesmerised everyone.

Mono Act Competition was conducted for classes III to XII on 21st September, 2019. Many students participated enthusiastically. The students performed different characters. Each character was expressed effectively. Expressions and dialogues added colour to the performance. Their acting thrilled everyone. The participants were judged on the basis of expression, voice modulation and confidence.

MOCK FIRE DRILL

A mock fire drill involving the students and teachers was conducted from classes KG to XII on 18th September 2019 in order to create awareness among the students about the ways to respond swiftly in emergency situation.

The evacuation operation began moments after the fire alarm alerted the students. The students were immediately evacuated from their classrooms and were assembled in the Emergency Assembly Area. Once all had evacuated the building and had assembled on their respective emergency assembly points, the students were advised not to panic in case of any disaster and were instructed to be with the teachers. Keeping all the safety measures in mind and carrying them out methodically, the entire building was successfully cleared within a span of three minutes. Meanwhile the Emergency Assembly Point Incharge teachers took the attendance which tallied with the strength of the School. The Mock drill was carried out in the school to prepare students and staff for any such eventuality under the fire risk reduction programme.

Ethnic Day Celebrations @ IPHS

On 12th September, 2019 festive mood gripped the portals of IPHS as the school celebrated Ethnic day will full gusto. Right from the entrance gates till the class room the atmosphere in the morning was filled with the resonance of ‘Chenda Melam’, Onam wishes along with ‘Puli Kali’.With them looking very pretty in traditional wear, they contributed to the floral decoration done in the classrooms. The flowers were brought by them from home and they were looking so colourful like the beautiful array of flowers in the traditional outfits. Students enthusiastically participated in the Floral Decoration Competition and Tug of War Competition as a part of the celebration.

The students got a taste of Kerala on this day as it fell right after Onam. Each class presented a floral decoration – very much a cultural identity of Onam celebrations and this was accompanied by a surprise visit by a boy disguised as King Mahabali. It was an enthusiastic day and a wonderful opportunity for the kids to learn about the importance of culture and tradition right in their young age.

Inauguration of Renovated Chemistry Lab @ IPHS

In an endeavour to inculcate and develop scientific temperament in the students, IPHS, RAK proudly setup a new chemistry lab in the school. The lab was blessed and inaugurated on September 11, 2019 by Mr. Reji Skaria, Chairman of IPHS, RAK at 10.00 am. The Principal, Vice Principal, Supervisors, HOD, Teachers, and members of School Council were present in the ceremony. Inaugural speech was given by respected principal Mrs. Anubha Nijhawan, IPHS. The lab is furnished with high standard lab emergency shower with eye wash and other advanced facilities.

Medical Screening 2019 @ IPHS

IPHS organized a yearly health checkup for the classes KG & I, IX  from 19th May to 4th July 2019.

SEMINAR ON BULLYING & ITS PREVENTION @ IPHS

Seminar on Bullying & its prevention was conducted by School Counselor, Mrs. Bitty Devasia for the Student Council members on 2nd July 2019. Topics covered were

  1. Types of Bullying Behaviour.
  2. Impact of Bullying.
  3. Reporting & Prevention Method

Dates Festival @ IPHS

Dates are an integral part of the UAE’s history and heritage and the festival is a wonderful way to celebrate, understand and educate oneself about their cultural importance. IPHS celebrated the Dates Festival on Thursday, 27th June 2019. The students and teachers of classes KG – VIII took a keen interest and actively participated in the festival. Parent Council Chairman, Mr. Sumod Mathew, Secretary Mrs. Akshata K. Chadragiri and other members were present in this occasion. Parents also visited the exhibit to encourage our students. The festival aimed at providing a unique opportunity for the students to understand the varieties of dates in the UAE.

Class teachers along with the students made systematic arrangements in the corridors to display a wide variety of dates with flag labeling. It was a visual as well as a yummy treat for all. Class teachers trained a few representative students to give a brief description on the displayed items. The teachers of the UAE SST Department and Arabic Department supported the class teachers for the arrangements. It was a one of a unique experience for the all members of the IPHS family.