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“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.

International Yoga Day

“Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movement.Once you understand the grammar of yoga ; you can write your poetry of movements.”

Yoga is not only doing exercise but also discovering the sense of oneness with yourself , the world and nature. So to reach out the students and induct them into the delightful world of yoga , International Yoga Day was celebrated in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana, Ranchi.

On this occasion the students were explained about the innumerable benefits of practising yoga. They were told that by regularly practising yoga , they can  also sharpen their mind and and improve their intelligence. They performed different asanas like Pranayam, Surya Namaskar, Tadasana,Ardha Chakra Asana ,Bhujang Asana etc under the guidance of their teachers. The boundless peace of doing Asanas was amply visible right from the faces of the students.

The students also made charts and wrote slogans to encourage everyone to embrace yoga to stay healthy and rejuvenate the body and mind.The main aim of this celebration was to make the students physically fit and mentally strong so that they can carry out their daily activities and lead a successful life.

World Environment Day

“Save the green and blue before our future generation has to paint everything black.”

The environment is the most precious gift to human beings on this Earth. It is the need of the hour to focus on the importance of the environment and to remind ourselves that nature should not be taken for granted. So to raise awareness about environment conservation as well as to encourage the students to take better actions to fight climate change, World Environment Day was celebrated in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana, Ranchi. 

On this occasion various activities were designed for the students to perform from their homes so that they would be made aware of environment issues. The students delivered speeches and educated everyone about the efforts to be taken to preserve the environment. They also emphasized on the 3Rs called Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and also added the fourth R which they called Refuse.

The air was filled with environment protection slogans and posters like, “Let’s unite to save the environment”, “Let’s bring change in ourselves before it’s too late” and many more. They recited the poems to mark the occasion. The students also planted trees and encouraged everyone to create a green corner. It was indeed an excellent opportunity for the students to explore the nature and to get connected with it.

Family Day

” Family is heaven in the heartless world .”

To revive and rekindle the importance of love and affection among the members of a family the children of the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School , Tupudana , Ranchi celebrated the Family Day with great glory. Various activities were organised for the students to realise and perceive the value of family in their life .  Students expressed their feelings and gratitude towards their family through speeches and poems . Beautiful cards and posters were made by the students to show their bond of love towards their family . Various craft items like family train , family tree , family on palm, etc. were made by the students depicting the importance and role of family in one’s life . In today’s fast growing world such activities aroused conscience among the students about the importance of a family and made everyone aware that our life can be colourful and joyous only when we have  a Happy Family .

Mother's Day

“Of all the gifts life offers, mother is the greatest of all. She might be a mother to the world but she is the world to her family.”

It is truly said that the first God , teacher , philosopher, guide and friend for everyone is their mother. She is the only constant in this ever – changing world.The words to describe her greatness and her deeds fall shallow. Mother’s love indeed deserves a celebration. To celebrate the unconditional love of mother, Mother’s Day was celebrated in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana, Ranchi.

The celebration started with the speech highlighting the irreplaceable place mothers have in our lives.The students were taught to be more appreciative towards all what their mothers do. The students showed their love and gratitude towards mothers by presenting heart touching songs and dances.They also admired their mothers for the strength and determination that inspire them to pursue better life .

The students through their speeches spoke about how much love and respect they have for their mothers.It was indeed a heart – warming scene to witness children speaking whole – heartedly with such emotions and feelings.To show their gratitude for their mothers they also made posters to depict the role of mother in a child’s life. They drew pictures of their mothers and also wrote small poems.They were very eager and bubbling with energy.

The celebration was really proved to be a memorable day for every child that left an everlasting impression in their innocent hearts.

Earth Day

“Save the earth to save the hope of life in future.”

Earth Day is a global event which is celebrated every year to make a commitment to learn more about the environment and demonstrate how one can help in protecting it. With this objective Earth Day was celebrated in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana, on 22nd April,2022.

On this occasion the students expressed their views through speeches on the theme of environment and told that humans were responsible for the worsening condition of the earth.They took pledge to protect the greenery,the natural resources,the beauty and the bounty that our planet has generously bestowed upon us , avoid the use of plastic bags and follow the mantras of Reduce,Reuse and Recycle.The students also showcased their creativity by reciting poems and making posters and masks on healthy lifestyle.

The main aim of the celebration was to sensitise the students about climate change and global warming.It was really proved successful .

New session

“Let today be the start of something new.”

It’s school time again !
The start of the new session was found very overwhelming in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School , Tupudana , after the long weeks of distance learning .
Children came to school displaying mixed emotions . Some were probably very excited and some were nervous or a bit scared because of all the new things : new teachers , new friends and for some even a new school . But the warm welcome given by their teachers and the healthy interaction among their classmates overcame all their nervousness .
The first day of school was full of changes as the Primary Wing was going back to in – person learning after the pandemic .
However ,the Pre Primary Wing conducted their Interactive Session through virtual means only and welcomed the children along with their parents to be a part of the school .
It was an introductory session where the children were introduced to their class teachers and subject teachers . Students were briefed about the various school activities , events , syllabus , assignments , assessments ,etc.
This Interactive Session was very important for both the students and parents as it was the day which set the tone for the entire semester and gave a new perspective on various things .

Republic Day

“Martyrs had surrendered their lives to bring democracy in our nation.Now it’s our turn to keep their gift shining forever.”

26th January,1950 , it’s a day when Constitution of India came into effect,the day when India truly attained the historic purna swaraj and became a Sovereign, Secular, Socialist and Democratic Republic country.To make the students aware about the significance of this day and to develop a sense of responsibility in them, Republic Day was celebrated in Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana on a virtual platform.

The programme was started with the National Anthem which was followed by the pledge taken by the students to uphold the honour and integrity of the country.The students paid tribute to the architects of Constitution who worked tirelessly to give India its sovereign, democratic status as a republic nation.The ideas of Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity that ensure the nature of the state that is Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic were highlighted by the students.

The students emphasized the Prime Minister’s mantra, ‘Vocal for Local’ to make India a global leader.They also highlighted the best of India’s achievements in the digital space and told that it’s high time for India to realise its potential.They expressed their views on ‘Vision for India after 100 Years of Freedom’ and ‘India of their Dreams’. The energy exhibited by the young students filled the atmosphere with patriotism and assured a brighter future ahead.

The students also recited the poems and sang patriotic songs to venerate Mother India and reinforce the significance of this momentous day.

Nothing can surely be better than witnessing such pure love and dedication.This celebration filled everyone with pride to see the great future of this great nation.

May we continue celebrating this day forever!

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary

“Life loses half its interest if there is no struggle – if there are no risks to be taken.”

– Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

Subhash Chandra Bose ,who was a pivotal figure in India’s freedom movement and also one of the most iconic Indian leaders.His iconic call for freedom made him a hero and earned him an unforgettable reputation.

To commemorate Netaji’s struggle to India’s Independence and to celebrate his birth anniversary , online activities were organised in Primary Section of Bridgeford School, Tupudana on 23rd January , 2022 , in which the students participated with all their chauvinistic passion.

The students through their speeches highlighted his contribution towards freedom struggle.They also appealed everyone to imbibe the priceless ideas of Netaji to build up a progressive nation.

Posters and sketches of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose elaborated the level of creativity along with those students who poured Nationalism into words and spoke about Netaji.

The iconic cap of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was made and wore by the students depicting the feeling of a Netaji in every child.

There was a great enthusiasm among the students .It was really a colourful, informative and enriching experience for the students.

Army Day

“Dressed in army uniform, strong in heart and mind, Dedicated in their duty and nation, we call them fearless army men”.

We don’t have enough words to thank our soldiers. It’s their selfless love towards our nation that makes them to offer the supreme sacrifice for us. It’s their bravery, courage, perfection and excellency that makes them special and eligible to serve our motherland.

As a tribute to our real heroes, the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School , Tupudana, celebrated Army Day, 2022 virtually with great zeal and zest.

The students of Primary Wing expressed their gratitude by performing on patriotic songs, playing the role of great army officers who sacrificed their lives for the nation, making posters and saying some heart touching slogans.

Army Day is celebrated on 15th of January every year.

Remembering these selfless souls on this occasion was the main motto of the event. This is the day to honour our brave soldiers who are the reason behind our pride and our smiles.

The reason behind our flying Indian flag is not the wind behind it , but it is the breath of each and every soldier, which keeps it flying high.

We salute them from the core of our heart.

Jai Hind!!!

National Youth Day Celebration

“Take risks in your life. If you win,you can lead .If you loose ,you can guide.”

Youths are the most important part of a country, who lead the country ahead. This is the reason it is always believed that youths should be inspired by the teachings and ideas of Swami Vivekananda. In order to inspire the  youths of Bridgeford and to honour Swami Vivekananda, National Youth Day was celebrated on virtual platform in Bridgeford School, Tupudana on 12th January,2022.

Celebration started with the garlanding on the potrait of Swami Vivekananda. The students delivered speeches and enriched everyone with the life history of Swamiji. They also highlighted his efforts that he had put in to empower the youth, throughout India and abroad. The students told short stories on the incidents of Swami Vivekananda’s life and emphasised that since childhood he used to be curious , truthful and confident.

Through the posters and slogans the students put light on the teachings of Swamiji and told how they are relevant today to make a better future of our country. All the students participated in the event with keen interest.

The main aim of this event was to educate the students that one of the most important resources of a country is the youth and if its youth is diligent and hard working then that nation will be bound to progress.

National Mathematics Day

” The only way to learn Mathematics is to do Mathematics”

The Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana celebrated National Mathematics Day on 22nd December, 2021 virtually.

To celebrate National Mathematics Day, an online event of Maths was organised for the students of classes 3 , 4 and 5.This event provided a challenging , engaging mathematical experience which was both competitive and educational. It aims at bringing the elements of fun , excitement and creativity through the spirit of competition.
The main objective of the event is to encourage the exposure to practical approach to mathematics.

The participants were challenged in the best elements of competitive problem solving test to bring out the excitement and creativity of mathematics amongst participants.

Maths Event had generated a lot of enthusiasm in learning maths and has motivated the students in improving their analytical skills and reasoning ability.
It was altogether a fruitful event for all.

The winners of the competition were –

1st – Vindhya House –
Adya Jha – 3 B Shaksham – 3 B
Adwika – 4 B
Ansh – 4 B
Dipanshu – 5 C
Himaksh – 5 E

2nd – Shiwalik –
Prashanjit Choudhary 3 C
Sahil Kumar 4 A
Archit Gupta 5 E
Diksha Disha Mukhi – 3 A Aradhana Panigrahi – 4 D Aman Kumar – 5 C

3rd – Aravali
Sahil – 3 C
Aditi – 4A
Akshat Mittal- 5D
Saumya – 3B
Om Shaswat- 4F
Maruti Nandan – 5A

4th – Nilgiri
Ujan Mandal – 3 C
Aarushi Diwan – 3 C
Aman – 4 F
Jyotika kumari – 4 A
Tanya Anand – 5 B
Dibyansh Biswal – 5 D

Congratulations to all the participants of the houses and best wishes for their future endeavours.

National Energy Conservation Day

“Save Energy , Save Assets of Future”.

Keeping this in mind, the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana celebrated National Energy Conservation Day on 14th December, 2021 virtually and spread the message of importance of conserving energy in every walk of life.

To make people aware of global warming, climate change and to promote the efforts towards saving energy , students showcased unplug reminders, presentations, slogans and posters.In the posters the students highlighted the importance of using renewable resources and methods to save energy.They also took pledge to take small but important steps towards conserving energy. Finally towards the end the students emphasized the judicious use of energy and minimize wastage to save the sources for the future.

The students were appreciated for their efforts.The main aim of the event was to inculcate awareness in everyone’s mind that energy conservation is the true solution to global warming.

National Pollution Control Day

“Be a part of the solution, not the pollution.”

To keep our environment safe is the utmost priorty of all human beings. It is not only important for humans but also for all living beings surrounding us. In recent years, the main causes by which the safety of environment are deteriorating are different types of pollution, global warming and deforestation.
Every year, 2nd of December is considered as National Pollution Control Day all over lndia. On this day many organisations help to make people aware about the effects of pollution and the importance of pollution control.

So in order to spread awareness among the students about the environment and the need to conserve it ‘National Pollution Control Day’ was organised in the Primary Wing of Bridgeford School, Tupudana on 2nd December, 2021. On this occasion various projects on types of pollutions,reasons and consequences of pollution and the ways to overcome it were presented by the students of classes 1 & 2. They were also explained effective solutions on how they can contribute in its reduction.The students enthusiastically participated in the activities and also expressed their views on this global activity.

The main aim of this event was to lead a healthier life and to ensure that nature is preserved at all costs.

Online Computer Security Day

“Think before you click. “

This pandemic has brought into light the importance of online education curriculums and virtual classes. No doubt, everybody has embraced this with open arms. Today almost every student has access to online classes in one way or another. It has been proved that technology can reshape the education system. But at the same time these technological advancements have brought many privacy issues and security concerns as well.

So , to educate the students about the use and misuse of computer and the rules of internet safety, ‘Online Computer Security Day’ was organized in Primary Wing of Bridgeford School,Tupudana on 30th November, 2021.On this occasion the students were briefed about the role of computer security in their lives, how to be careful while sharing any personal information on public platforms. They were also educated about cyber crime and cyber security and measures which should be adopted to protect computer services, databases and electronic systems. They were explained about different viruses and how because of carelessness one’s private information could be hacked.

The students through screen presentations explained the measures used to safeguard themselves from the malware and virus that lurk our online. The main aim of this event was to trigger the thought process of the students and sensitize them towards alarming issues. The students throughout enjoyed the event.

Children's Day Celebration

A day to celebrate childhood : A time of wonder, discovery and play

From the words of Jawaharlal Nehru, “children are like buds in the garden that need to be carefully nurtured, as they are the future citizens of tomorrow”. Education acts as the wind beneath the wings for children to grow as healthy and prosperous adults in the future.

Education isn’t limited to homework and the classroom. It holds power to transform capabilities into abilities for students to discover talent within them. Co-curricular activities are those which go hand-in-hand with regular activities to augment a child’s overall development.

Keeping in mind this fact an interhouse quiz competition was organised in Bridgeford School, Tupudana , for the students of Primary Section on 14th November , 2021 .
The competition consisted of 6 funfilled rounds. Kids from all the four houses Aravali, Vindhya, Shiwalik & Nilgiri participated with an unmatched enthusiasm and zeal into this competition.

The judgement was done on the basis of their awareness of current affairs and general knowledge. Ansh Kumar 4D,
Abhinav Kumar Mishra 3 B,
Diksha Mukhi 3 A and
Arya Chauhan of 4 F from the Shiwalik house bagged the first position, Aaravali and Vindhya on the second position and Nilgiri on the third position successfully.

Congratulations to all the participants and a big Thumbs up to the winner.

Durga Puja Celebration

As part of our efforts to inculcate in students the appreciation of and respect for India’s rich heritage and diversity, and also to reinforce in them national pride and respect for all, the school celebrates a number of festivals, national days and dates of national and international significance.

“Celebrate life. Make a commitment to enjoy every moment , so that your journey becomes a festival of joy.”

Festivals are expressive ways to celebrate glorious heritage, culture and traditions. They play an important role to add structure to our social lives and connect us with our families and background .

In an effort to make the students realise the moralistic importance of festivals, Primary Wing of Bridgeford School,Tupudana, celebrated triology of Navratri , Dussehra and Durga Puja virtually. The celebration was based on the theme of nine different forms of Goddess Durga who were worshipped by Lord Rama before he killed Ravana.The students were explained about the significance of Nav Durga ,the nine different forms of Devi Durga.They were told that practically these forms reflect different stages of a woman’s life. The students, with their thought provoking presentation and their vibrant and colourful attire left everyone spell bound.The atmosphere became pure and vibrant when Shankha was blown. 
 
The students also made different masks of Ravana .They were explained that Ravana was very intelligent. His knowledge was equal to the knowledge of ten heads but unfortunately his pride was the reason of his collapse. This activity helped the students to enhance their imagination and creativity. It also developed the sense of appreciation and respect towards religion. 
 
It was not only a wonderful experience but also a great opportunity to teach the students more about our rich cultural heritage. The event was proved to be an excellent example of celebration of tradition with joy and fervour at its fullest.
 
 
Bridgeford family wishes everyone a very Happy and Prosperous Festive Season !
हिन्दी दिवस 

‘भारतीय भाषाएँ नदियाँ हैं, और हिंदी महानदी’

रवींद्रनाथ टैगोर

“हिंदी भाषा नहीं, भावों की अभिव्यक्ति है, मातृभूमि पर मर मिटने की शक्ति है”। इसी उद्देश्य के साथ ब्रिजफोर्ड स्कूल,   तुपुदाना के प्राइमरी विंग में,14 सितंबर, 2021 को हिंदी दिवस का आयोजन किया गया। इस तरह के आयोजन का उद्देश्य बच्चों में हिंदी का उपयोग अधिक से अधिक करने के लिए प्रोत्साहित करना और हिंदी भाषा के बारे में आम लोगों में अधिक जागरूकता पैदा करना है, क्योंकि हिंदी भाषा के प्रसार से पूरे भारत में एकता की भावना और मजबूत होगी  ।

हिन्दी दिवस के अवसर पर प्राइमरी विंग का ई-मैगजीन ‘बेला विस्ता’ भी प्रकाशित किया गया।

इस अवसर पर कक्षा नर्सरी से कक्षा पाँच तक के विद्यार्थी वर्चुअल काव्यशाला कार्यक्रम में  सम्मिलित होकर भक्तिकालीन से लेकर आधुनिककालीन कवियों के वेशभूषा में लयबद्ध तरीके से उनकी कविताओं को प्रस्तुत किया ।कक्षा तीन की छात्रा अन्वेषा ने आकर्षक नृत्य द्वारा हिंदी भाषा के महत्त्व पर प्रकाश डालते हुए हिंदी भाषा के उपयोग पर बल दिया। बच्चों ने कार्यक्रम में  बहुत ही उत्साहपूर्वक भाग लेते हुए हिंदी भाषा के महत्त्व को समझा एवं हिंदी भाषा के प्रचार एवं प्रसार का संकल्प लिया।

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