“Children have real understanding of that which they invent themselves.”
Co-curricular activities refer to activities, programmes and learning experiences that compliment, in some way, what students are learning in school, i.e., experiences that are connected to or mirror the academic curriculum. Co-curricular activities facilitate the development of various domains of mind and personality such as intellectual development, emotional development. Social development, moral and aesthetic development.
Teachers -A guiding light & mentor for the students.
The contribution of the teachers to make the world a better place for the students to live in was acknowledged by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham along with Dainik Jagran Inext. A platform for Teacher Brilliance Award was organized on 3rd February to honor the teachers under two categories in which two teachers from Bridgeford School, Tupudana were awarded with Best Science & Best Physics Teacher award.
“True prevention is not waiting for bad things to happen, it’s preventing bad things from happening in the first place.”
One should always be ready to combat the challenges of the world as life is not a bed of roses.It offers challenges every day. So to make our young children , who are the future of the nation, aware and to educate them about cancer , Science Exhibition was held in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School , Tupudana on the occasion of World Cancer Day on 4th February, 2023.
On this occasion, the students of class 5 took the initiative to educate everyone. They through their models and posters demonstrated the types of cancers , diagnostic and preventive methods.They also gave stress on the importance of consumption of protein – rich food and engagement in regular exercise to keep our body healthy. The initiative taken up by the students was highly appreciated.
To inspire a healthy sense of competition among the students and encourage them to aspire for excellence which is the motto of our school, the winners of various competitions such as English Recitation,Hindi Recitation, English Essay Writing, Hindi Essay Writing,Poster Making ,Debate, Creative Writing as well as the winners of Gita Chanting Competition were felicitated. The students were rewarded with certificates and medals by SH Rushiya Chandra Goan , the Principal of Kendriya Vidyalaya , Patratu.He appreciated the effort of the students and said the difference between a dreamer and an achiever is that an achiever always dares and participates. So always be ready to grab the opportunity. The Principal, Mrs Seema Chitlangia asked all the students to continue the spirit of competition and never give up in any condition. The event was really successful.
Prize Distribution Ceremony
” If you believe in yourself and have dedication and never quit – you will be the winner .”
With this quote in mind and to boost the morale of the students , Prize Distribution Ceremony was held in the Pre Primary Wing of Bridgeford School ,Tupudana in which the students who excelled in the various co curricular activities like Drawing and Colouring , English and Hindi Story Telling , Recognition Test , etc .were felicitated with certificates and medals by Vice Chairperson, Mrs Priyanka Jalan, Principal , Mrs Seema Chitlangia and Section Incharge , Mrs Babita Singh. It was a proud moment for all the prize winners as they were a source of inspiration for those who did not win any prizes .
The event motivated the students to go ahead and achieve their heart’ s desire and proved to be a great success.
Celebrated 74th Republic Day
“Let us remember the golden heritage of our country and feel proud to be a part of an ever – shining India.”
Republic Day celebration took place with patriotic fervour and zest in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana where the children learnt about India’s political history , freedom struggle and the Constitution . To celebrate the monumental day , the students presented soulful songs and dances and showed that inspite of the diversified cultures and religions we all share the same unity in diversity. They also enacted on the lives of the famous personalities of our country like Sri Narendra Modi, Mary Kom, M.S.Dhoni, Abdul Kalam , Lakshmi Bai , Mother Teresa, etc. The students were also made aware of the cultural heritage and other aspects about India thereby arousing a sense of pride in being a citizen of the country . The event was a great success .
“Life loses half its interest, if there is no struggle, if there are no risks to be taken. “
— Subhash Chandra Bose
To inspire the future of the country to act with courage and to infuse in them a spirit of patriotic fervour, Parakram Diwas , the birthday of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was celebrated in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School on 23rd January, 2023. On this occasion, the students were enlightened about the life of Netaji and his selfless service to the nation. The students through their patriotic song brought a saga of love for the nation.They also through the famous slogans of Netaji reminded everyone to challenge themselves until they would emerge as winners. The students also beautifully drew the sketches of their leader and expressed their gratitude. The primary aim of the celebration was to sensitize the students about Subhash Chandra Bose, one of the most influential freedom fighters with extraordinary leadership and it was really proven successful.
” Christmas : A day to remind us that we’re here for something else besides ourselves .”
Christmas is for joy , for giving and sharing and for laughter and we celebrate it with the same fervour , spreading the message of love and joy among our children . The Primary Wing of Bridgeford School , Tupudana celebrated Christmas with great vitality . The tiny tots were arrayed in red and white and danced gloriously on the tunes of “Dashing through the snow.” A plethora of activities like gift wrapping , making buntings, decoration of Christmas trees, candles , card making were conducted for the students . The boundless joy of celebrating the festival reached its heights when Santa Claus moved around distributing sweets among the students .
Heartiest Congratulations to the Winners!
“A little progress each day adds up to big results.”
Yet another euphoric moment for school as the budding talents of the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana were fortunate to participate in Online Gitanushilanam 2022 , in which various competitions were held that took place under the leadership of Dr. Laxmidhar Behra. Our students not only participated in different competitions but also brought laurels to school.
Anshika of class 5B bagged 3rd Prize in Extempore, Aman Kumar of 5F and Bhavya Kumari of 5C also won prizes in Extempore , Tanisha Karn of 5B, bagged 3rd Prize in Essay Writing , where as Lavanya Gupta of 5F and Raunak Singh of 5F also won prizes in Essay Writing , Aayush Singh of 5C received Jury Prize in Quiz.
Prize Distribution Ceremony
“Excellence is not a destination ; it’s a continuous journey that never ends .”
To acknowledge and felicitate the meritorious students for attaining outstanding achievements in scholastic and co – scholastic domains , Prize Distribution Ceremony was organised in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana on 29th November,2022. At the ceremony , the winners of Maths , Science, Informatics, English and General Knowledge Olympiads , winners of drawing competition were awarded with medals and certificates. Further the students who participated in Inter School DOX and ILCC and proved their potential by bringing laurels to the school were also felicitated for their achievements.
On the occasion, the Principal congratulated the students and also gave the success mantra that if they set their mind on their goals no power in the world can beat them.The Section Incharge of Primary Wing also motivated the students . She asked them to continue the spirit of competition and never to give up. It was indeed a proud moment for everyone.
” Children are the most beautiful flowers that grow in the garden of life .”
Children’s Day is a day dedicated to our children in order to honour their healthy growth and happiness . Every child is important because they are the future of our nation and to make our students brighter , at Bridgeford School we believe in giving equal importance to mental as well as physical activities . School picnics have always been the most awaited day of the year for the kids and their teachers as it helps in strengthening the bond between them . To make Children’s Day a memorable one , school picnic was organised for the students of Primary Wing and the venue chosen was Bio Diversity Park .
The students along with their teachers started off to the venue with a feeling of a fun – filled day ahead . The students were super excited and kept singing throughout their journey in the bus till they reached the venue. The students were amazed to see the play area with colourful swings , slides, merry go rounds and sea saws . The picnic was not only a joyful one but an educative one too as they got a chance to look at the nature closely . They saw the different types of cactus , herbs , shrubs and learnt about the medicinal values of the various plants . After a tiring day and fun packed morning the students relished to their tiffin boxes filled with delicious meals . The group photography motivated the children to pose in style for the click .
Indeed it was a joyful experience for all and the children were reminded that it is a privilege to be a kid and childhood is the best time of one’s life .
“We cannot always build the future for our youth but we can build our youth for the future.”
The future of a nation lies in the hands of its youth.The more we empower our youth today,the brighter tomorrow our nation will witness. Bridgeford School, Tupudana, always acknowledges the budding young leaders and reposes the trust in them and to turn this into reality, ‘Investiture Ceremony’ was held in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana, Ranchi on 5th November,2022 for the session 2022 – 23.
After scrutinous interviewing, Students’ Council is formed. The ceremony was organised not only to provide titles to the selected members of the council but also to confer responsibilities to them.The House Captains and Vice-Captains took their places with their waving flags symbolising their aspirations for their respective houses Aravali, Nilgiri, Shiwalik and Vindhya.
The Prefects,the House Captains,Vice-Captains, Sports Captain,Head Boy and Head Girl marched spritely and majestically in synchrony with the beating of the drums to receive their sashes and badges.Aman Kumar of class 5 F is appointed Head Boy and Bhavya Kumari of class 5C is appointed Head Girl. The appointed House Captains are Adarsh Kumar of 5A for Aravali, Aarav Karn of 5F for Vindhya,Harshvardhan of 5A for Nilgiri and Praneet Jalan of 4E for Shiwalik. The House Vice-Captains are Tanisha Karn of 5B from Aravali , Utkarsh of 5B from Vindhya, Samrat of 5F from Nilgiri and Sarjeel Rahman of 4E from Shiwalik. Aryan Kumar of 5C is appointed as the Sports Captain and Aditya Vardhan Singh of 5 E as Sports Vice Captain. They took the pledge to uphold the motto of school and carry out their duties with integrity,faith and excellence.On this occasion, the Vice Chairperson , Mrs. Priyanka Jalan motivated the students to strive harder with a unified zeal for the betterment of the school. Primary Section Incharge , Mrs.Babita Singh also reminded the students that with position comes responsibility towards themselves, their school and peers.
It was really a proud moment to witness the young children being invested with great responsibilities while embarking on a new journey of leadership.
|1||Aman Kumar||5||F||-||Head Boy|
|2||Bhavya Kumari||5||C||-||Head Girl|
|3||Adarsh Kumar||5||A||Aravali||House Captain|
|4||Aarav Karn||5||F||Vindhya||House Captain|
|5||Harshwardhan Tiwary||5||A||Nilgiri||House Captain|
|6||Praneet Jalan||4||E||Shiwalik||House Captain|
|7||Tanisha Karn||5||B||Aravali||House Captain|
|8||Utkarsh Tiwary||5||B||Vindhya||House Captain|
|9||Samrat Singh||5||F||Nilgiri||House Captain|
|10||Sharjeel Rahman||4||E||Shiwalik||House Captain|
|11||Aryan Kumar||5||C||-||Sports Captain|
|12||Aditya Vardhan Singh||5||E||-||Sports Captain|
|25||Diksha Disha Mukhi||4||A||Perfect|
” A festival full of sweet childhood memories, Sky full of fireworks , Mouth full of sweets , House full of diyas and heart full of joy .”
Diwali , the festival that enlightens the hearts and brings an ambience of joy and happiness was celebrated with festive gusto in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana, Ranchi.
The celebration took a festive look when all the students came dressed up in an ethnic attire and lit the earthen lamps and thereby taking the pledge to say, ” No To Crackers “and “No To Electric Lights .” Students delivered speeches on the significance of the festival and the relevance of eco – friendly celebrations. Various activities like rangoli making, candle and diya decoration , paper decoration , paper lanterns and card making were organised in the different classes . Students were sensitised about the ill effects of burning crackers and were urged to celebrate the festival with diyas , sweets and non – polluting green crackers .
The celebration reached its peak when the Diwali songs filled the air and the students danced merrily on its tune . Indeed the celebration was a splendid one and everyone returned home with the cherishing memories and bundle of joy .
“Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.”
The season of festivals has dawned on us and the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School,Tupudana ,Ranchi leaves no stones unturned to ensure that the students bask in festivities and yet learn something new.So to bring forth the innate skills and hone creativity of the students, 2-day workshop was organised for the students of class 5.
Ms.Puja Bagaria was the mentor for the workshop, who is the owner of Shree Creation.The workshop started with the explanation of rules and regulations. The students were briefed about the precautionary measures. She taught them the ways to make different types of candles using different moulds. In the workshop, several types of candles, their shapes,stages of creation and tools were discussed. With cheerful faces,the students sat at their workstations to start their fun activities. They really enjoyed decorating their candles beautifully. The children made different types of candles like layer candles, floating candles, glass candles and aarti candles. They also made the bases for the candles.
The festival of lights came alive on the 2nd day when the children dressed up in ethnic attire gave a festive look to the celebration. The students who made the most beautiful candles were awarded for their hard work and creativity. They also gifted beautiful candles to the Vice Chairperson , Principal ,Section Incharges and to their teachers .
The enjoyable workshop really provided an opportunity to get a creative environment to the young talents as well as to think out of the box.
Inter House Kabaddi Tournament
Kabaddi : ‘A beautiful balance between holding on and letting go.’
As the whole world emphasises the importance of education in a child’s journey to become a balanced and matured individual , it can’t be denied that physical education is also an integral part of the total education system. It helps in the attainment of the ultimate aim of education, i.e. the achievement of holistic development. Team sports are good for learning accountability, dedication and leadership. For fulfilling this mission, the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana, Ranchi took an initiative to engage the students in sports activities, organised Inter House Kabaddi Tournament.
Four teams of boys and girls from the four houses participated in the tournament. They catered and captured the interest of the young talents. From boys Nilgiri and Aravali and from girls Nilgiri and Vindhya secured their berths for the final matches.
The final match was played on 11th October, 2022 under the supervision of Mr.Subhash, Sports Expert and well known Physical Education Teacher of Sapphire International School , he was also the referee of the final tournament . All the teams followed the rules and regulations of the game and played to the best of their capability. The playground of school reverberated with sounds of ‘kabaddi kabaddi’ , as the audience cheered the players to put their best foot forward.
There were sometimes moments of aggression between the players but were ended on an amiable scale.The sportsmanship spirit of the teams was beyond the level. The tournament was filled with passion, excitement and hunger for victory. On the occasion Vice Chairperson , Mrs. Priyanka Jalan and Principal , Mrs.Seema Chitlangia were also present to motivate the young players.They not only gave the players important tips but also played with them.
In the tournament Nilgiri house from boys and Vindhya house from girls emerged as winners. The tournament was a huge success and also set a benchmark for the future tournaments to follow.
World Animal Day
” The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated .”
World Animal Day, the day for those who care for and love the wonderful creations of God was celebrated with great enthusiasm in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana.
The students dedicated the day to all animals and celebrated the relationship between humankind and animal kingdom . To spread the message of peace and love for animals and to generate a sense of responsibility towards them various activities were organised for the students like drawing of their favourite animals , discussions about the extinction of animals especially cheetahs and also the plight of the endangered ones .
Students came dressed up as their favourite animals and generated awareness among everyone about the existence of beautiful creatures and provided information on how to look after the animals and respect them .
The day gave everyone a reason to be a part of something special and was a fantastic opportunity for the students to learn about the importance of animal welfare and enhance their relationship with animals .