A one day educational trip to Agra was organized by Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing, for the students of Class V to visit the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort. The group departed at about 6:30 a.m. The school faculty along with the headmistress was present to ensure safe departure of the group at the scheduled timed. A group of 39 students accompanied by Ms. Poonam Chaturvedi (Class Teacher of Class V-A), Ms. Sapna Lal (Class Teacher of Class V-C), Md. Shahnoor (Urdu Teacher) and Mr. Kshitiz Singh (the Library Incharge) started off on their journey.
The group arrived at Agra at around 9:30 a.m. The students were filled with joy and amazement as they looked at and listened to the Guide updating them with significant amazing facts about the Taj Mahal, its historical past, the craftsmanship and the architecture involved. The other visitors and the tourist at the Taj Mahal were very appreciative of the way the student were dressed and behaved.
On the way to the next destination site, the group stopped at a restaurant to have their lunch. The group reached the Agra Fort at around 1:30 p.m. Here again a guide briefed the students on the history of the monument as they walked and saw the various rooms and areas inside the fort meant for different uses by the royal family, how they lived there, the different incidents that took place, the number of times the fort was attacked and its impact.
The next stop was a surprise treat at the Mac Donald’s where the students ate yummy burgers. At around 4:30 p.m. the group left Agra and reached the school very promptly at 6:00 p.m. At the school premises, the parents and the faculty were already present to ensure safe departure of the students to their respective homes.
On 7th February 2017 students of Class IV went to KidZania global indoor theme park for an educational tour. Children participated in different activities which were designed for them keeping in mind the real world applications that had a positive impact on them. With an array of workshops for kids from acting, dancing, culinary experiences to fun like visiting a biscuit factory or painting walls the children engaged in 90 + activities which were a pure destination for fun learning. Children worked in activities like archaeological site, bank, burger shop, climbing building, court house, dentist, McDonald's restaurant and Doughnuts shop, disco lounge, driver's license bureau, electronics store, employment office, energy conservation hub, express delivery service etc.
The children earned kidZos (KidZania's currency) while performing the tasks, and the money was kept in the KidZania bank for children to spend at the gift shop and on KidZania activities. Inside every KidZania facility around the world, children wore electronic bracelets that allowed us to keep track of the kids remotely. It was a wonderful educational trip which the students thoroughly enjoyed.
“Visit during childhood become an important part in the memories of the child” To enhance the learning of our young birds, DPS Aligarh, Jr.Wing organized an educational trip for our Nursery kids to Teerthdhaam Mangalayatan Temple.
Students of class Nursery along with teachers visited Mangalayatan Temple on 23/11/16. They enjoyed the natural beauty there and climbed the hill surrounding the temple. They went inside the artificial cave and saw the various engravings on the wall as well as statues depicting the life of priest. They saw idols of Lord Adinath in different temples. They were just made to understand the concept of AHIMSA and were also told to follow it. In the end they assembled together in a park and had healthy lunch which they brought with them. They also had fun, playing games with their friends.
To give winter an enthusiastic start, our little tiny tots of class Prep, were taken to the ‘Great Value Mall’ as a knowledge come fun filled outdoor activity. 45 students along with 5 teachers and 4 support staff explore the mall with great zeal and enthusiasm. Children were taken by the school bus. The children enjoyed the rides at the mall such as Mickey Mouse, Dragon Train and Rocket Ride etc. The enjoyment on the rides was clearly seen in the eyes of the kids which were supervised with the help of Mr. Anish Ahmed, the ride co-coordinator, and his subordinates. The kids were taken around in the mall where they saw Spencers the Departmental store, Bikaneerwala the restaurant, Café Coffee Day the coffee shop and various shopping outlets. Kids talked to the various professionals there.
The visit ended with a healthy ‘Tiffin Party’ under the sun. It was a boosting up activity for the kids as well as for the teachers who enjoyed a lot with the kids.
The Delhi Public School Aligarh (Junior Wing) arranged a trip to Aligarh Muslim University Park in Aligarh for the students of class I, on 29th November 2016 with two objectives in mind. The first objective was recreational and the other educational. The children were taken to the park to have lots of fun, play games and interact with nature. At the same time the trip was also educational and we made an effort to acquaint with the flowers and plants found in the garden.
The children reached the AMU Park early in the morning and were warmly received by the university authorities. Once the children reached the park, they had lots of fun playing with each other and running around in the open field. As a special gesture they were allowed to carry their lunch packs and there they shared eatables with their friends. Litter bins were placed at several places in the park for the children, through this the message was given about keeping the public place clean. The children also got the chance to appreciate the beauty of nature and learn about the varieties of flowers and plants in the park.
To know more about our neighbourhood services Delhi Public School Aligarh arranged a visit to Rusa Hospital for the students of class II. They went along with their teachers. Mr. D.S. Solanki the chief administrator and Ms. Komal Manager HR/CR gave very warm welcome to our children. The children were shown different departments of the hospital as O.P.D., O.T. Ultrasound room etc., and also few apparatus and machines used in the hospital. The children gathered a lot of information regarding the fitness. Mr. Solanki shared some tips with the students on how to keep oneself fit and healthy which will be used later in their classroom teaching.
Later the students were taken to afarm house where they had their lunch and had lots of fun .The students were also shown the flower beds and the farming of potatoes. Few concepts of plants were taught in real life situation. In all it was both an informative and enjoyable trip.