Educational visit- Students learn better through visual and auditory information. Hence, educational visits are organised for them to grasp the curriculum better. Students have visited Monginis factory, Sewri for bird watching- Flamingos, Banks, Post office, Big Bazar, movie, Reliance Mart, The Aditya Birla Integrated School for project day, Mahananda Dairy, Mumbai Darshan trip. Students prepare journals, reports, etc. for the visits.
Recently students of std VI- VIII visited the Discovery of India on 14th Mar ’19, a unique exposition covering the history of India from Stone Age to the Independence of India, with a separate section devoted to our first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Then students visited Nehru Planetarium. The students were intrigued to find their weights differ on different planets. The ‘Biography of the Universe’ beamed on the dome left the students spellbound. A student aptly summarised the educational visit as a ‘Journey into the Universe and its microcosm – India – a country full of diversity.’
NLFP students visited open bus Mumbai darshan trip organised by Child Reach on 18th Jan ’19. The tour started from Wadala Bus Depot. The Bus toured the various important places of Mumbai like the Bandra Worli Sea-Link, Chowpatty, Taraporewala Aquarium, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya(Museum), Nariman Point, Haji Ali, Marine drive which is also known as Queen’s necklace, Gulita Bungalow etc. It was an exciting and enriching experience for the students to know about the location of various buildings of their very own AAMCHI MUMBAI.
Tour- 4-5 day’s educational tour is organised for students of std IX & X. to places like Hyderabad, Amritsar- Dalhousie- Chandigarh, Cochin- Munnar accompanied by staff and tour instructor. Batch 2018-19 visited Goa from 28th Sept to 1st Oct ’18 organised by Compass Holidays.
Picnic- Students of std VI- X were taken to Shangrila Resort & Waterpark on 16th Nov ’18.
Farewell-NLFP hosted an online farewell party to the students of std X (SSC & NIOS) on Friday, 9th April ‘21, virtual events being the new normal.
This unique Farewell Party was held online in association with Adventure Holidays, where they experienced the fun and excitement from the safety of their homes. The zest and enthusiasm shown by the students was contagious.
The theme of this party was Farewell, Bollywood Style. True to its theme, the teachers of NLFP had organised games like Selfie Hunt, Antakshari and a Fashion Show.
The highlight of the whole event was the fashion show where the students dressed in their best attire did a ramp walk. They were judged based on their dressing, confidence and their answers to the questions asked by the judges. The two best students were judged Ms Nalanda- Ms Aarshi Bhansali and Mr Nalanda- Mast Dhruv Bedsa respectively.
Mr Astad of Adventure Holidays Compered the show along with the teachers of NLFP.
Many students expressed their gratitude towards NLFP, and according to some it was a life changing experience to be a part of NLFP. Mrs Aarti Gandhi thanked Adventure Holidays and its team for giving such a fantabulous experience. She also congratulated and thanked the entire staff of NLFP for organising such an exciting, fun filled event.
The programme ended with dance and music
Interschool Ace Chef Competition-NLFP proudly held its 8th season of Ace Chef Interschool competition (online) on Saturday, 27th Feb ‘21. This unique cooking competition was held online in association with Adventure Holidays, where the students showcased their culinary skills working individually at their homes. The zest and enthusiasm shown by the participants was unbelievable. They displayed remarkable skills in innovating the recipes, sourcing the ingredients and presenting the final dishes. The program was presided by Mr. Sameer Malkani, President FBAI (Food Bloggers Association of India). 100 students from over 24 schools across Mumbai participated in this competition
Judges for the junior teams were Chef Ananya Banerjee, Chef Raji Gupta, Chef Roopa Nabar, Chef Kalyan Kamarkar and Chef Anees Khan. The judges for senior teams were Chef Varun Inamdar, Chef Karan Bane, Chef Seefah Ketchaiyo, Chef Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal and Ms Saloni Malkani.
Participants in the junior category made salads and sandwiches, while the seniors made starters and desserts.
Winners in the junior category were:
1st position- Peri-Peri Paneer Onigirazu, Shahi Fruit Sando and Matcha Chai Latte by Mehr Chachra from G D Somani Memorial School
2nd position- Garden Fresh Delight (open sandwich) and Exotic Junglee Jumbo Sandwich by Vedant Jhaveri from G D Somani Memorial School and
3rd position- Mediterranean Salad Havisha by Dinesh Bajaj from Greenlawns High School, Warden Rd.
Winners in the senior category were:
1st position- Vegan Dynamite Sushi, Vegan Banoffee Pie Trifle and Sunrise Mocktail by Namaha Kangutkar from Greenlawns worli,
2nd position- Choco Jalebi with Strawberry Cream by Kashvi Balar from Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School and
3rd position- - Indiana Mexicana Delicadeza, Avocado Salsa Curd Delight, Bejewelled Puffed Rice Special and Le-Mi-Gin by Yashas Dassani from G.D. Somani Memorial School
The winners were awarded with certificates, Trophies and gift hampers. The gift hampers were sponsored by Rootz & Co, Plattered, Kalon's and Jindal Cocoa. The trophies were sponsored by Rotaract Club of Mumbai Malabar Hill.
Teacher’s Day-With great enthusiasm Teacher’s Day was celebrated virtually on 4th Sept ’20. Even during lockdown in a pandemic ‘students put in lot of efforts to celebrate Teacher’s Day. Students graced the celebration with Quiz, kind words of appreciation, dance, greeting cards which made it an auspicious day for all teachers and made them feel special