School News February 2017

March 8, 2017
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Grades 7 & 8 (Boys)

Our volunteer students participated in 3 km Dubai Care Walk for Education on February 17th at Creek Park. The objective of this walk for students was to make them aware of the importance of education. It also aimed to help children of developing countries to access quality education.

Grade 9 & 10 (Boys)

Enrichment Session was conducted on February 22nd for grade 10. During this session, inspirational and motivated talks were arranged. Subject experts shared their valuable tips & guidelines. Students got a clear picture of the various tactics that they can use to present their answers in a neat and precise way. They acquired effective study skills to improve their scoring ability. They were also made aware of the code of conduct during exams and familiarized them with procedure for filling OMR sheets during the exam. Towards the end of session, grade 9 students assembled in the auditorium to wish their seniors for the upcoming board exam and thanked them for the support & guidance throughout the year.

Grade 11

Economics Workshop was held on February 6th. The workshop aimed at students to link economics to every day real life situations and to create play way approach to learning the basic concepts. Active participation were noticed in every segment – warm up round, speedonomics – rapid fire, skit competition and research paper.

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Our students participated in the Schools’ Art Exhibition organised by Emirates Airline festival of literature social media from February 20th onwards at Festival City Center.

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Convocation ceremony was held on February 15th for the outgoing class of grade 12. During this ceremony, more than 500 students received course completion certificates. The event also included a solemn candle lighting activity.

CAREER CENTRE

Canadian Universities Presentation & Fair was conducted on February 5th for grade 11. During this fair, university representatives gave an overview of the advantages of having higher studies in Canada. It also made students aware on their programs offered, admission requirements, process & deadlines and fees structure.

A visit to American University in Dubai (AUD) was organised on February 9th for grade 11. Students received knowledge about their programs offered and admission process. They also got chance to tour the campus and visit various lab facilities and experience the campus life.

COUNSELLING CENTRE

Student Talks on the topics ‘Growing Up Gracefully was held on February 5th for grade 5 and ‘Effective Communication’ on February 12th for grade 6.

CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

A workshop titled Enquiry Based Learning for middle school teachers in the subject of Science was held on February 11th for grades 7 & 8.

CPD program on E-Learning – Destination Success was organised on February 11th, 18th & 25th. This training helped our teachers to understand the collaborative tool needed. They were also trained in the effective use of the eLearning modules along with the eLearning equipment that is made available in the classroom.