‘Mathletics’ Quiz Competition 2019
An Inter-House Competition Mathletics 2019 was organized on 19th May 2019 in school quadrangle. It was a quiz competition aiming at boosting the Mathematical skills for classes IX-XII. Competition rounds of the quiz were Number Ninjas, Al Khwarismi round, Ramanujan’s round, Picture round, Tao’s round, Citius round, Math Gone Mad round. Children showed an overwhelming response.
Anchoring Competition (IX & XI)
An Anchoring Competition was held in IPHS for classes IX & XI on 4th May 2019. The competition was held in two categories IX & XI Boys and IX & XI Girls. Overall it was a good, innovative and enthusiastic competition for the participants. Mr. Anil Kizhoot, Mrs. Beena Thomas and Mrs. Ancy Koshy of English Department were the judges and Mrs. Vijayalekshmi, HOD-English Department was the competition conductor.
Visit to AURAK on Biotechnology Day
On 2nd May 2019, in accordance with Biotechnology Day, students of classes XI and XII of IPHS visited AURAK, RAK. The session started with an introduction given by Dr. Rachel Matar, Biotechnology Department, AURAK. Student got an opportunity to see the Biotechnology laboratories, the equipments used in the labs and the technicians explained on DNA extraction. Various competitions like quiz, games like ‘Crime Scene and Cell Division Model’ were also organised. It was a delightful experience relished the students.
Career Guidance (Class XII)
A career guidance session was conducted for the students of class XII Commerce stream on 2nd May 2019, Thursday. Representatives Mr. Jaison and Ms. Jayanthi from the university oriented the students about their course, facilities, infrastructure, admission procedures and fees. The University of Stirling, UK is a global university with a reputation for high-quality teaching and research. It has partnered with PLANET CORE to launch our new international campus in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK). Together, they offer students the opportunity to study in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a degree awarded by the University of Stirling.
Inter House Basketball Tournament 2019 - 20
IPHS, RAK conducted an “Inter House Basketball Tournament” on 27th April and 2nd May 2019. The tournament was inaugurated by our Principal Mrs. Anubha Nijhawan by giving the basketball to the Sports Secretary. Each and every member of different houses has motivated their teams and rendered heartfelt co-operation to their respective houses by supporting them.
The tournament was conducted for two different categories and in two levels like “BOYS & GIRLS AND SENIOR & SENIOR SECONDARY”. The first three prizes in BOYS SENIOR (IX –X) categories were won by RUBY, TOPAZ and SAPPHIRE HOUSES respectively. In girls SENIOR (IX-X) categories, the first three prizes were achieved by EMARALD,TOPAZ, RUBY HOUSES respectively and in SENIOR SECONDARY GIRLS(XI- XII) EMARALD, SAPPHIRE, TOPAZ HOUSES held the first three positions. The BOY’S SENIOR SECONDARY LEVEL (XI-XII) was won by TOPAZ, EMARALD and SAPPHIRE HOUSES respectively. The best player of the tournament in both the categories was won by SENIOR GIRLS Miss. Neha Napier of Emarald house and in Senior Secondary Category Girls was won by Miss Fathima Shamsul Alam of Emarlad house. In the Boys Senior Category was won by Master. Mohammed Zain Ansari of Ruby House and in the Senior Category it was won by Master. Tevin Jacob of Topaz House. The whole hearted cooperation of all this made the event remarkable.
Educational Trip to Jazirah Aviation Club
The students of classes IX and X visited Jazirah Aviation Club, Ras Al Khaimah on 29th April 2019. Al Jazirah Airport (ICAO: OMRJ) is a private airfield operated by the Al Jazirah Aviation Club. The instructor briefed the types of aircrafts, their parts and uses. Students got the opportunity to enter the aircraft and it was indeed a good experience for them. This trip opened new opportunities to learn more about Aeronautical Mechanism. Its working was explained with reference to Physics. It was really an amazing experience and the students learnt a lot from this educational field trip. Children were able to explore the occupational opportunities posed by the field too.
Educational Trip to RAK Ceramics
On 28th April 2019, an Educational Trip was organized for the students of classes XI & XII of Commerce Stream. They visited RAK Ceramics-World’s largest ceramic tiles manufacturing company. The students were accompanied by Mr. Sunil Jose and Mr. Binu Kumar. They learned that the company manufactures high-quality ceramic wall, floor tiles, porcelain and super-sized slabs. They were briefed on the production process of tiles. The students also learned the management structure of the company. It was an interesting as well as an informative trip for all the students.
Career Guidance Session (Grade XI and XII)
A career guidance session was conducted for the students from Grade IX to XII students on 21st & 28th April 2019 by iDream Career( iDC) AND THE WEST MASTER LLC. Their main agenda were
■ Role of a structured career planning process for school students.
■ Role of the psychometric career assessment tool in identifying the right career.
■ Implementing career guidance program in schools.
■ Interesting colleges and course option in India and abroad.
■ The process of iDream Career’s career guidance program and utility of online portal in career decision making.
It was a wonderful sessions and few students came forward with some queries related to their future careers.
Educational Trip to RAK Guardian Glass
To enrich the life experiences and to link with their curriculum, students of class XI and XII of Science stream visited RAK Guardian Glass Factory, Jazeerah on 28th April 2019. An introduction about the company and the process involved in making glass was given by the Production Manager Mr. Basker and students got an opportunity to see the manufacturing of float glass, fabricated glass products, fiberglass insulation and building materials for commercial, residential and automotive applications. The trip was a very interesting and informative.
Career Fair at Expo Centre, RAK
Senior students of IPHS (class XII) attended a Career Fair at RAK Exhibition Center on 24th April 2019. Universities from different countries were presented in the fair to showcase their educational offers to students ahead of their upcoming study.
The event was intended to build awareness among schools by introducing students to variety of educational programs available to them. They provided details regarding scholarship plans, course structures etc. It was a unique opportunity for the students to know about different universities and the opportunities they provide.
Orientation Programme for Grade IX and X
IPHS conducted Orientation Programme for grades 9 and 10 on 13th April 2019 in the school campus. Senior Section Supervisor Dr. Annamma Mathew welcomed students and Parents on behalf of the School Management. A brief introductory speech gave awareness regarding CBSE curriculum standards, scheme of studies, Assessment & Evaluation Criteria, Promotion Criteria etc. Discretion of the Ministry of Education regarding Performance Standards, Health & Safety, Inclusion of SEND students were some of the other topics of the talk.
Various school norms relating to attendance, proper uniforms, grooming, discipline, clean campus, good food habits etc were also included. Suggestions from parents were heard and discussed.
A session on ‘Guide to Smart Learning’ was also conducted for the parents and students of Grade IX and X by Dr. Prateeksha Shetty, Clinical Psychologist, RAK Hospital. Speaker explained to students on learning skills, how to improve concentration and parents role in their child’s education. It was an interactive and informative session.
Orientation Programme for Grade XI
Students who joined the Senior Secondary School (Grade XI) and their parents were welcomed formally on 11th April 2019 by the team of teachers working in the Senior Secondary Section. The welcome speech was done by Vice Principal, Dr. Annamma Mathew. School Counsellor, Mrs. Bitty Devasia briefed about the 17 school policies ranging from Admission Policy to No – Smoking Policy.
Science Stream Class Teacher Mrs. Ajitha S, with the help of PowerPoint Presentation explained the scheme of studies-both Scholastic as well as Co-Scholastic. Promotion Criteria, Optional Subjects, Weightage of marks considered for promotion etc was made clear through PowerPoint Presentation. This was followed by the presentation of the above said aspects by Mr. Binu Kumar –Commerce Stream Class teacher.
Workshop on Career Guidance was also organised on the same day, Topic was “How to choose a Career”. The Resource Person was Ms. Ayesha Adeel, Psychology Lecturer- University of Boltan, RAK. The programme got afte r the interaction session with parents, teachers and students.