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Monday, February 18, 2019

GK Quest competition for Primary section at Witty Kids, Chikoowadi (2018-19)



“Learning gives Creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge,
Knowledge makes us Great”.

Witty Kids hopes to bring out the best in all its students through competitive events,
ensuring that the children learn through all possible ways - not just through books and class-
room teaching.

‘QUEST’- G.K Quiz Competition was organized for the students of grade I-V. The
enthusiasm seen in each of the participants was infectious. Students were given a detailed
layout of the rules for the different rounds namely Options Round, Identify the Pictures,
Abbreviations and logos and Rapid-Fire Round. The participants had to go through mazes
of intuited and mind blogging rounds consisting of questions related to science, sports,
music and many more. The rapid fire round was an exciting for both the students and the
audience. The participants showcased their brilliance by rapidly answering questions which
left the audience awestruck. All the participants were cheered by their classmates for every
right answer. The audience round gave a chance to all the students to participate in the
competition. This quiz truly was a learning experience, for both the audience and the
participants.

It was a fun filled event with everyone challenging their general knowledge to the utmost.





A Field Trip to Remember Industrial Visit- Navneet Printing Press Secondary Section Witty International School (18-19).



A Field Trip to Remember Industrial Visit- Navneet Printing Press

Students of all ages enjoy and benefit from outings, visits and field trips - the many and varied ways in which their education can be enhanced by seeing something new, by going somewhere different. At Witty International School students are encouraged to widen their horizons through a variety of activities and outings and these are different in purpose and in length. We are, one of the top International Schools in Mumbai is one among them which strives to make students conscious of the real world around. The school has always believed on the positive effects of live-learning.
The students of Grade VII went for an industrial visit to Navneet Printing press on the 9th of February, 2019.
The atmosphere was very noisy as the people entered into the premises, since the machines were working. Students were divided into groups. Each group was then guided by supervisors of the press. The supervisors explained how the raw paper was kept in huge reels and how automated machines were used to unload the paper from their positions. The students were also shown how actually the paper passed from one machine to another, how various colours were integrated and the files and the books getting ready within no time. They were also shown a documentary film on how Navneet evolved from a small factory with slow working machinery to the faster machineries. Thereafter students were shown how the books were spiral binded. At the end of the visit the students were happy to purchase books for themselves at discounted rates.
 It was a wonderful experience for all the students, understanding and learning about the nuances of how the books purchased are printed made all the students curious and gave them the insight of the manufacturing process. All the students and teachers thoroughly enjoyed this educational field trip.
It was an indeed a fun-filled experience and a day well spent.It was evident from their enthusiasm, Where the students enjoyed the trip and returned with quite a few valuable take aways.








Valentine's Day Celebration by Nursery at Witty Kids Pawan Baug (18-19)



Forever in my heart
Is where you will be
Nobody else will enter
Because you have the only key.
I love you mom and dad !!

Valentine's Day, or St Valentine's Day, is celebrated every year on 14 February. It's the day when people show their affection for another person or people by sending cards, flowers or chocolates with messages of love. Witty Kids, Pawan Baug celebrated the day as Red Day, all dressed up beautifully in red attire. Our little Wittians of Nursery sections expressed their love by making cards for their Mom and Dad !! It reflected beautiful loving gesture of the little ones.









SYNERGY – Where Talent Meets Team Spirit Secondary Section Sports Day Witty International School Pawan Baug (18-19).



SYNERGY – Where Talent Meets Team Spirit

“Talent wins games, but team-work and intelligence wins championships“.
Sports day is a platform to show case the talent and efforts put in by the students to make it a successful event .Sports and athletics have always been an integral part of Witty International School. The much awaited 17th Annual Sports Day – Synergy  was held on 16thFebruary, 2019,  on the sprawling campus of Witty International School, with great zeal, excitement and a frolicsome atmosphere.
The Chief Guest Mr. L.C. Singh outlined the fact that sports should be an integral part of the curriculum in every school. He motivated the students to play with passion, zeal and spirit in his speech.
At Witty International School, the guiding philosophy of providing children with a holistic education has always been at the heart of everything we do. This day is always exciting, as sports is considered a vital part of our daily routine. The sports day began with the March Past. After a quick inspection, the squads marched in unison as a cheer went up from the audience.Everybody’s eyes were fixed intently on the field while the sports teachers gave the commands enthusiastically. The movements were stiff, yet graceful. Everybody was in sync with each other.
The students entered into the spirit of the occasion in a grand way with the oath being administered by the Sports captain. An energizing equestrian display set the tone for the rest of the event. The students displayed a series of drills mesmerising the audience with their energetic performances. The spectators were enthused by the gymnastic performances and praised the efforts profusely. Once the races began, the air was filled with cheering and tons of encouragement for the young athletes.
The real test of endurance, vigour, strength, vitality and agility among the students was witnessed in the 100m, 200m and 400 m races of the boys and girls. The finale of the races was 100x4 relay. This race focussed on the teamwork and coordination and the team which handled pressure well was the ultimate survivor of the game.The athletes were agile and swift. Their technique was absolutely brilliant.
Medals were distributed and new and old talents were awarded. The students displayedhouse spirit and team work.The athletic events paved way for the breath-taking and stamina challenging – the football and basketball matches. The final two teams respectively were finalised after laborious quarter-finals and semi-final tournaments.  It was an excitingly nail biting match where the best teams emerged victorious.
In his concluding speech, the Chief Guest Mr.L.C Singh, praised the endeavours of the school. He highlighted the necessity of sportsmanship in a world riddled with rat race for glory.
The Principal, Mr.Bijo Kurian, proudly expressed, “Sports is not just about winning. It is about building interpersonal bonds and often has elements of wishes fulfilled, not to mention elements of camaraderie and above all, participating for the honour of sports, the glory of the game and the spirit of sportsmanship which we imbibe in the students form a very young age.














Field trip to Nehru Science Center Secondary Section Grade 8 at Witty International School Pawan Baug (18-19)



Science is Fun

The students of Grade 8 visited the Nehru Science Center, Worli, on the 9th of February, 2019, as an educational visit. The Nehru Science Center boasts of a variety of interactive hands-on exhibits, providing children with ideas to understand scientific concepts, to trigger all their senses. Our children enjoyed the Science Outdoor Park, as they went about playing and experimenting with a host of items that were not only enjoyable; but also compelled them to ask questions and discuss the theory behind it. The students  witnessed real images and pictures of the planets captured on a gigantic animated globe. They saw some live satellite images of the weather and air traffic too

The ‘Science for Children’ section had realistic and workable aids, models, gadgets, images and pictures; which allowed the children to test, try and experience theories first-hand.
The children then proceeded to the galleries, which housed interesting and interactive curriculum relevant exhibits, to enhance student understanding. Three children breezed through three galleries, namely: Sound and Hearing, Prehistoric Animal Life and Mirror-The Reflecting Surface. All these galleries opened up a whole new world of exploration and fun.
The children were super excited to watch the various experiments being performed before them and enjoyed guessing the results too.

The visit to the Nehru Science Center was not only enjoyable, but also inculcated the spirit of scientific enquiry in the minds of the young students.

The Principal, Mr.Kurian, enthused, “Field Trips areimportant to help bridge the gap between education and hands-on experience. ... Field trips are crucial for every student to acquire increased knowledge, culture and hands-on experience. Hands-on experience produce questions and answers that help shape a child's future.”








Field trip to Bhau Da ji lad Museum -Secondary Section Grade 6 at Witty International School Pawan Baug (18-19)



Walk through History

At Witty International School we believe in expanding our students’ horizons and enriching classroom teaching with the help of our incredible collections and engaging programmes.The students of Grade 6 visited the Bhau Da Ji Lad Museum, Byculla , on the 9th of February, 2019, as an educational visit.The aim of the visit was to develop the awareness and scientific temper amongst the students.Bhau Da Ji Lad museum is amongst the oldest museum of Mumbai and served as the treasure house of the decorative and industrial arts in 1855.
The museum showcases miniature clay models, miniature monuments like Taj Mahal, Meenakshi Temple and rare books that document the life of the people of Mumbai.The golden chandelier on the ceiling, mint coloured walls, patterned wooden staircase, takes you into a world of history and leaves you in trance.The students were greatly excited about the exhibition halls ,especially ,the galleries .
Some art products, nonetheless, retained their authenticity in form and style all the way taking the shape of generic jars and trinket boxes. These include enameling, lac ware from Sind, Koftagiri in which silver and gold wire are inlaid in complex and intricate patterns, and miniature painting of the Indian Ragas, rightfully called Ragamala painting.
The students were explained about the detailed philosophy of how, E.R. Fern and C.L. Burns, the museum’s first curators, who were also principals of the Sir J.J. School of Art, brought in a clay modeler from Lucknow [who was assisted by the art students], to create these colourful portrayals on show and a world in themselves. changed.
After the guided tour, the children were given a whole lot of activities to explore and engage critically with the exhibition.In the museum there was connecting threads exhibition attempts to trace textile practices, traditions and histories in contemporary Indian Art.
The visit to the Bhau Da Ji Lad Museum was not only enjoyable, but also inculcated  historical knowledge in the students.The students thoroughly enjoyed the visit and the plethora of exhibits left them spell-bound. The students were really drawn in the magical world of History and were greatly inspired. The trip was an enriching experience for all of them.

The Principal, Mr.Kurian, enthused, “Field Trips areimportant to help bridge the gap between education and hands-on experience. Field trips are crucial for every student to acquire increased knowledge, culture and hands-on experience. Hands-on experience produces thought provoking questions and answers that help shape a child's future.”









Basant Panchami celebration by Nursery Section Witty Kids Pawan Baug (18-19).



Little Wittians of Witty International School, Pawan Baug celebrated Basant Panchami with great zeal and enthusiasm on 11th February, 2019
Basant Panchami is a popular Hindu festival that celebrates the onset of spring. On this day, Goddess Saraswati is worshipped. It is also known as Shree Panchami.
The color of Basant i.e Yellow also known as the ‘Basanti’ symbolizes prosperity, light, energy and optimism. This is the reason why people wear yellow clothes and makes traditional delicacies in yellow hues.
Little Wittians came dressed in yellow attire for the celebration.Children of Nursery Section made Sunflower picture frame with their picture in the center .










Valentine's Day Celebration by Nursery Section at Witty Kids Pawan Baug (18-19)



Forever in my heart
Is where you will be
Nobody else will enter
Because you have the only key.
I love you mom and dad !!

Valentine's Day, or St Valentine's Day, is celebrated every year on 14 February. It's the day when people show their affection for another person or people by sending cards, flowers or chocolates with messages of love. Witty Kids, Pawan Baug celebrated the day as Red Day, all dressed up beautifully in red attire. Our little Wittians of Nursery sections expressed their love by making cards for their Mom and Dad !! It reflected beautiful loving gesture of the little ones.





















 

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