GYAN BHARATI aims to inculcate qualities of integrity, honesty, trust, tolerance and compassion, to promote a spirit of inquiry, to foster a scientific temper within the bonds of humanism, under the dynamic leadership of the Chairman Mr. Gopal Ansal and Director Mr. R.C Shekhar, along with a hardworking team of dedicated teaching professionals Gyan Bharati is certain to ensure the vibrant growth of a student to a responsible citizen of the country and the world.
Sports Day: To promote the idea of ‘Healthy mind in a healthy body’ – Sports Day was organized for the children from the P1’s to P5’s in the weeks beginning 11th December 2010. The races for all the classes focused on the skills of agility, balance and coordination. Each and every child was encouraged to participate in maximum events. The whole ambience was electrified and charged by the highly motivated voices of the children cheering the participants and the colourful decorations added to the same.
Food Mela at the Primary Department: The Primary Department celebrated ‘Food Mela’ for its classes of P1, P2 and P3 on the 22nd , 23rd and 24th of December. The event saw a lot of enthusiasm from both the students and teachers. The Mela was organized to inculcate and reinforce healthy and hygienic eating habits and the values of sharing, cooperation and not wasting food. The three day long affair saw the teachers and children organize exhibitions and a short cultural programme related to the theme ‘Food’. The children sat together, relished dishes which had been cooked in a healthy manner and liked it even more as they were being served by their own teachers. The whole idea of experiential learning, crucial to our development curriculum came out strong.
Birth Centenary: On 20th Dec. the school observed the Birth Centenary of the School’s Founder Director, Padmashri Shri M.N. Kapoor. He guided the school since its foundation in 1980 to 1990. The assembly was marked by a talk on his life, a recitation of one of his favourite poems, - ‘If’ penned by Rudyard Kipling, followed by each of our eight houses presenting patriotic songs, in remembrance of his foundness for the same. Our Director Mr. Shekhar addressed the assembly and spoke of the great educationist, Shri M.N. Kapoor and elaborated upon the life and times.
Alma Mater: The morning of 23rd Dec. saw 15 students of the 1990 batch attending the morning assembly with the school and remembering their own school days. A visit to their Alma mater after 20 years brought back fond memories of the school assembly which they had once attended. They spoke with nostalgia about their association with and memories of the school and appreciated the changes and new infrastructure they observed. Ms. Supriya sang a song which she had learnt in school as a young girl. Other ex-students too shared their views with the students presently studying in the school, easily reaching out to them & bonding instantly. The assembly concluded with an address by Director Sir and Principal Ma’am.
Christmas: Christmas was observed on 24th during the school assembly with the school children presenting the nativity scene and singing Christmas carols. Extracts from the Bible were recited and children dressed as Santa Claus, gave away candies to the children.
Special Assembly: Dec. 22nd was a special day for our school when the students presented some of Director Sir’s favourite recitations and speeches from the works of Sri Aurobindo and Mother. Other extracts and Sanskrit shlokas were recited expressing gratitude and thanks to Director Sir on the occasion of his birthday. The assembly saw a rendition of ‘Aye mere watan ke logon’ by Rakesh Sir. The program concluded with Principal, Mrs. Ahluwalia thanking and wishing Director Sir, on the auspicious occasion of his birthday on behalf of the whole school.
Pre Primary Cultural Day: The pre primary cultural day was held on 25th March 2011 in school’s open auditorium Mrs. Anju Bedi was the chief guest. The programme was a reflection of our school’s ideology of extended classroom teaching. The programme began by Ganesh Vandana followed by a dance drama “Krishna Leela” Portraying Krishna in various facets by the Nursery children .The K.G.children presented a group song ‘Dadi hume Bata do’, Hindi play – ‘Phoolkumari’ and English play ‘Kaalipari’.Through these plays a message was conveyed to all that we should provide our children with a stressfree, loving and caring environment for their all round development.
All the children of Pre Primary section participated in the Cultural Day programme. The participants bursting with energy delivered fine, beautiful, and stirring performances. Beautiful props were used which were made by the teachers and the parents. The great emotions that the performers and audience shared during the programme united everyone. The faces of little children while performing were all shining and subline expressions they wore reflected the fulfillment and vitality.
The chief guest, Director Sir and Principal Maam addressed the gathering. They appreciated the efforts put in by the children and teachers and gave their blessings to the children.