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.
In-house Ace Chef- Cooking competition for juniors and seniors held for NLFP students on 5th Oct ’18.
Ace Chef- NLFP organised the 6th Inter- School Ace Chef cooking Competition on Friday, 14th Dec ‘18 at YMCA International House, Agripada.
A total number of 24 schools comprising of 88 teams participated in the Inter-school Ace Chef cooking competition. The participating teams had the option of making a salad, sandwich, starter, or dessert. Mr. Sameer Malkani, co-founder of FBAI was the chief guest of the day. The six judges who are actively connected to the hospitality and food industry judged the competition. Ms. Jasleen Marwah, Ms. Rachna Prasad and Ms.Chandrika Sarkar judged the junior teams and Ms.Pia Promina Dasgupta, Ms.Ananya Banerjee and Ms.Saloni Malkani judged the seniors.
The winners in the junior category were: - 1st position- Divya Jogani and Hazel Shah from Gopi Birla Memorial School, 2nd position- Nia Ghada and Reina Doshi from Smt. Sulochana Devi Singhania School and 3rd position- Saachi. V. Ved and Jeresteen Faroogh from The Alexandra Girls English Institute. Niti S Warang and Lavanya Kadam from I.E.S. Orion High school won the consolation Prize in the junior category.
The winners in the senior category were 1stposition- Aarya Shinde and Meet Khona from St. Gregorious High School, 2nd position- Janhavi Sandhu and Rohan Gautam from St Gregorious High School and 3rd position- Prissha Chawla and Aryan Puranik from Smt Sulochna Devi Singhania School. Harshita Patel and Shreyal Shah from Gopi Birla Memorial School won the consolation prize in the senior category.
The participating students exhibited a great deal of enthusiasm and competitive spirit throughout the event. Some gifts and prizes were sponsored by Nutra Helix Pvt Ltd., Dhenugovind Welfare Foundation and Jindal Cocoa. Snacks were served at the end of the event to all present.
Farewell- The students of standard IX hosted an entertaining and funfilled farewell party for std X students under the guidance of teachers on Friday, 8th Feb ‘19.Theme for the farewell was Hawaiian. The entire décor, props, games and costumes of standard IX students as well as of the teachers were in tune with this theme. Games like Bollywood Songs Quiz and musical chairs were played. Std IX performed dance and a short one act play. Lastly, the students rocked to DJ Music.
Ms. Yesha Jain and Mr. Laksh Shah were awarded the title Ms. Nalanda and Mr. Nalanda respectively. The programme concluded with scrumptious snacks and exciting mementos. The students left with fond memories, gratitude and nostalgia of their happy days at Nalanda.