IES NEW ENGLISH SCHOOL

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22/12/2023 Annual Concert

“The Annual day celebration is a milestone that marks our success and progress.”

IES NEKG. Bandra celebrated annual concert on the 22nd December 2023 with great zeal and enthusiasm, on our school ground.

Mr. Ishank Raghupate, MSc (Astronomy and Space Physics) Professional singer, Music Director, Instrumentalist and All India Radio Jockey and Ex student of our IES NEKG. graced the occasion as a Chief Guest.

The programme inaugurated following the Indian culture of ‘Lighting Lamps”, by the Chief Guest. All the children from Mini, JR and SR KG. participated in the programme. Our children presented Ishastavan, action songs, drama and folk dance and rocked the stage with great zeal and confidence.

Annual Report was presented by the Headmistress Mrs. Medha Kadlag.

The Chief Guest Mr. Ishank Raghupate appreciated the efforts of the NEKG TEAM and kids.

Parents were happy, enthused and appreciated efforts of children as well as teachers. The programme concluded with vote of thanks followed by the National Anthem.

19/09/2023 Ganesh Festival

We celebrated Ganesh Festival with great pomp and fervour. Ganesh idol was prepared from shadu mati. Children were explained the importance of saving the environment through the Eco- friendly Ganesha.

Ganesh sthapana of this wonderful idol was done on the theme of India’s mission to the moon- Chandrayaan-3.

Children sang aartis and recited shlokas. The visarjan of Bappa was done in the classroom as children watched. They then poured the same water for trees, learning that it is not polluting the environment.

Report on Rainy Season

NEKG children were introduced to the rainy season in the monthly theme. It has helped children to develop a respect for nature along with an awareness of the importance of the rainy season.

Learning was made fun filled through a puppet show and a lively project display, the rains, clouds, thunder, lightning, puddles, rivers, seas, all coming alive in the most joyful way.

Science experiments: It was awe inspiring as children watched the colourful rainbow created by the teachers using focus light of the mobile phone and a glass of water.

Dramatisation: All the children came to school dressed up like rainy creatures, rainbow, fruits and vegetables and enacted the same. The best part was that the costume was prepared with materials available at home.

Activity: Children enjoyed as they became little Chefs and prepared healthy Corn Bhel.

31/08/2023 World Sanskrit Day Celebrations

Sanskrit Text

A Report Of all the languages, the God’s own language, Sanskrit is the mother, divine and most lyrical language. In Sanskrit, poetry is more melodious where in the good sayings hold prime position.

Sanskrit language is the oldest and the mother of all languages. It is easy to learn and helps us to gain clarity in speech.

NEKG celebrated “World Sanskrit Day” on 31st August 2023.

Children recited prayers to invoke blessings of the Lord.

Sanskrit Text

Teachers explained about Sanskrit language. They recited subhashita and asked children to repeat after them.

Sanskrit Text

Children learnt shl okas as well as 1 to 10 numbers in Sanskrit. They could grasp the numbers in Sanskrit easily, as teachers showed the numbers in a fun filled way.

They were very excited to recite the numbers and enjoyed learning the new language.

BEFREIND FARM ANIMALS

Farm animals offer a fascinating glimpse into the world of agriculture, where numerous species of animals play an essential role in our daily lives. Introducing Farm animals to our NEKG students not only helped them develop a respect for nature but also enhanced their understanding of where food comes from and the importance of farm animals. Our NEKG students were educated and entertained while exploring farm animals.

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• Increased vocabulary and language skills through farm animals like milking cows, sty, piglets, etc.
• Introduce students to different farm animals and their characteristics through puppet shows, like how many legs and ears they have and what they eat.
• Develop an understanding of the role farm animals play in our lives. Provide us with clothing, food, and help in our day-to-day work.
• Foster empathy and respect for the well-being of animals. How to calmly and gently pet animals or interact with farm animals.
• Learn about the importance of responsible animal care. The animals should be fed at the proper time. They should be given adequate water for drinking. They should be checked on a regular basis for injury or disease.

All the children became farm animals and enacted the same. The best part was that the costume was prepared with materials available at home. Children did project work on farm animals.

19/08/2023 Orientation for Parents

“Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It’s all about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.”

IES NEKG arranged an Orientation Programme for Parents on Saturday 19.8.2023.

The Headmistress Mrs. Medha Kadlag explained about NEP 2020 (National Education Policy.) Traditional, earlier pedagogies of education are changing. As per the new policy, children have to understand, think, analyse, visualize and learn.

The key points highlighted were as follows:

 Brain development
 Age 3 to 6 crucial for maximum learning in a child’s life
 Pedagogy and learning outcomes
 Communication skill
 Key concepts and skills
 Gross motor development
 Fine motor development
 NEP Compliant theme based approach- play way, activity and integration.
 Significance of reading
 Sight word reading
 Teacher as a facilitator
 Creativity
 Construct one’s own knowledge.

Ms. Kadlag touched upon understanding growth, brain developments, observation, identification, classification, pattern making, problem solving, and curiosity through projects, simple experiments, exploration and discussion.

Reading is an important process. Ms. Kadlag apprised on the effective use of story books, picture books, picture reading and word reading games.

Vision Mission

Vision

Kindergarten - Nurturing buds today for tomorrow's colourful bouquet.
Primary - An environment that nourishes the health,safety and well being of one and all.
Secondary - To become an exemplary Institution which will build on its existing base & strive to meet the changing educational needs of the society at all levels in continuous search of excellence with a dedicated team of teachers, staff and management.

Mission

Kindergarten - We try to create eagerness in children by providing them opportunities to explore, to enquire, to gather experience which ultimately leads to education.
Primary - To provide quality education and enhance each and every child's potential.
Secondary - To develop and nurture all-round abilities in students who can leave their mark in different fields of the socio-economic system globally.