School News December 2018

January 7, 2019


Grade 5 & 6 (Boys)

UAE National Day (classroom decoration) was organised on December 4th. On account of this day, students decorated their respective classrooms colorfully with UAE flags and other art work they made. It helped to inculcate in them the Spirit of the Union of UAE.

Christmas Celebration and Carol Singing were held on December 13th. Students celebrated the Christmas Eve by dancing and singing carols. The melodious carols filled the air with festivity, the appearance of little Santa and the decoration of Christmas tree made the section colorful & joyful. It helped to encourage students to explore the spirit of Christmas and New Year.

Grades 5 to 8

Periodic Test 2 was conducted from December 4th till 13th. This test allowed students to monitor and improve their learning, with the help of teacher feedback. They were assessed on the curriculum taught.

Grade 7 & 8 (Girls)

In-House Caroling was organised on December 13th. Students sang beautiful carols and spread cheer, happiness and joy through their carol singing. They had a fun filled time dancing and singing.

Grade 9 (Girls)

Inter House Christmas Tree Decorating competition was conducted on December 12th. Through this competition, the spirit of festivity was strengthened. Students used beautiful coloured balls, bells, ribbons, stars, balloons and more. They showed their skills by using creative and innovative ideas in decorating their Christmas trees. It also provided them opportunities to achieve the best of their potentials.

Grade 9 & 10 (Girls)

Children’s Day Celebration was held on December 31st. This day was celebrated with full zeal and enthusiasm. The students were overwhelmed by the mesmerizing performances like skits, dances, singing and fashion show. The power packed performances by teachers set the stage on fire. The entire program was applauded by the audience and will always remain etched in the memory of one and all.

Grade 10 (Girls)

Carol Singing was organised on December 12th. Students put forth enthralling performance in the form of carol singing. The melodious treat was indeed a splendid way to spread the festive cheer and sense of togetherness. They sang a variety of carols enthusiastically and melodiously spreading the message of faith, happiness and peace.

Grade 10 (Boys)

Periodic Test 3 was conducted from December 3rd to 13th. This test was for 80 marks. It helped students to achieve the academic objectives stipulated for the subjects in the curriculum. Full portion was tested. The results was declared on 30th of December. It will help them to evaluate their understanding of the concepts learnt in the class.

Grade 11 (Girls)

Second Term Exams was ended on December 6th. The portions covered from the beginning of the academic year till date was tested in each subject through 100 marks papers for 3 hours.

Grade 11 & 12 (Girls)

PTCS was organised on December 13th. The purpose of this session was to share the feedback to the parents on where their wards are excelling and where they need improvements.

Grade 12 (Girls)

First Model Exams was ended on December 6th. This exam aimed to prepare the students for the Board exam and to close the gaps in learning, if any.

Farewell program was held on December 12th. The purpose of this program was to bid farewell to the senior most students of the school and to give away the most prestigious Student of the Year award.

Grade 11 & 12 (Boys)

Farewell program was held on December 11th. Through this program, a grand farewell was given by the grade 11 students to the grade 12 students. After the cultural program in the auditorium, a DJ was arranged in the lawn where the seniors and the juniors spent an hour of good dance. It was followed by dinner. A year book was also compiled by the juniors and gifted to all the outgoing batch students.


Workshop on Robotics & Artificial Intelligence by Manipal Academy of Higher Education Dubai was held on December 5th & 6th for Grade 11 Science with Maths. This workshop was an opportunity for students to explore on 3-D printing, mobile application based on robotics control, Wi-Fi enable smart car and development of an android mobile app.

22nd Local Colleges Fair was conducted on December 7th at IHS, Junior School Campus for grades 10 to 12. Students were able to meet college/university representatives and got first- hand information about their programs offer, admission requirements, application process, fee structure and deadline of application.


CPD Program on E-Learning – Use of Interactive White Boards was held on December 6th & 9th. This training helped to determine the level and effectiveness of teachers in using the ‘interactive white boards’.

Workshop titled ‘Understanding self and others through the lens of Psychometry’ for School Counsellors was conducted on December 7th & 8th. During this workshop, the topics dealt were Psychometric testing types & types of assessment tools, Translation, adaptation, construction and standardization with practicum, Determination of reliability, validity & norms for national and international comparison with customization & practicum and Effect of test length on reliability & validity – practicum and how to find whether the instrument is genuine.