springdales school, pusa road SPRINGDALES SCHOOL
Pusa Road - Upper Ridge Road Junction,
New Delhi 110 005, India

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23rd RAHUL JOSHI MEMORIAL DECLAMATION

The 23ndRahul Joshi Declamation Competition was held on Friday, 18th October 2019 in the Hall of Celebration.Participants from fifteen top schools of Delhi participated in the programme and spoke on various topics of national and international interest.

Our Principal Dr Ameeta Mulla Wattal accorded a warm welcome to Mrs. and Mr. Joshi and representatives of Rotary Club, Cama Place, who sponsored the event. She addressed the audience consisting of guests, students and teachers of participating schools emphasizing the importance of oratory skills, confidence and awareness among students.
The participants declaimed on a wide range of topics concerning current issues: Content is the new Khan in Bollywood. Mismanagement of water resources- Recipes for disaster. The Demon on my palm: Mobile loving India faces strange digital disorders. Super intelligence and Artificial intelligence: boon or a bane.

The judges for the declamation were Mr. Atul Sharma, Rotary Club CamaPlace, Ms Himalini Kashyap and Dr Usha Ram .They appreciated the students presentations and the plethora of viewpoints that came up during their expressions.

Arth Trivedi of Alchon International School was adjudged the best speaker .The Rolling Trophy was awarded to Alchon International School.Mr. and Mrs. Joshi along with Mr Vinay Mittal President Rotary Club gave away the prizes, for event gallery Click here

GEDANKEN - Interschool German Debate and Art Competition

The 5th Inter School German Debate, Declamation and Art Competition “GEDANKEN” was held on 16th October 2019 at Springdales School, Pusa Road. 120 Participants from 30 schools across Delhi and NCR participated in the various competitions. The theme for this year’s “GEDANKEN” event was “Diversity”.

Dr. Ameeta Mulla Wattal, Principal Springdales School, Pusa Road, accorded a warm welcome to Ms Veronika Taranzinskaja ,Project head , PASCH and Ms. Mohita Miglani, Project Managers, PASCH Goethe Institut, Max Muller Bhawan.

In her welcome address the principal emphasized that the interface with German counterparts and institutes help student connect with each other and keep them abreast with the culture and opportunities available in both countries. She reaffirmed her belief in the importance of German Language and the support provided by Goethe Institut to the learners.

Anahat Nalwa, Guntaas Arora and Ahana Raman were awarded first position in debate and declamation.

The Rolling Trophy for the Debate was awarded to Springdales School Pusa Road. Being the host school it was passed on to Amity International School Nodia, for event gallery Click here

THE GOTHE SUPER LEAGUE INTERSCHOOL FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

The Gothe Super League Interschool Football Tournament was held at Springdales School Pusa Road on 15th October 2019.

The Football League was an endeavour to bring together students from different walks of life with sports bridging the gap. Fourteen schools from across the Delhi NCR participated in the event.

The Principal, Dr. Ameeta Mulla Wattal welcomed the dignitaries from Goethe Institut, Embassy of Germany and participating teams. She encouraged the students to pursue their chosen sport with passion and purpose, play fair and thus gave the mantra of healthy well- being dwelling in physical and mental health.

The dignitaries included Carl Jochen Dill, Head, Educational services department, Goethe Institut, Jochen Karl Schindelarz and Kirti Baweja from the cultural department of the Embassy of Germany, Thomas Godel, Mohita Miglani and Preeti Shah of the Goethe Institut, Vernonika Taranzinskaya, Project Head, Educational Services and School.

The students from various schools had a fun filled and great learning experience at the event. St.Columbus boys and Sanskriti girls emerged winners and Springdales Pusa girls were adjudged runners up, for event gallery Click here

Visit of Deputy Premier of Victoria at Springdales, Pusa

The Honorable Minister James Merlino MP, Deputy Premier of Victoria and Ministry of Education – Australia along with his delegation visited Springdales School, Pusa Road on Monday 16th September 2019. A group of 20 students and 4 teachers from colleges of ALKIRA, Doncaster, Mount Waverley, Lyndhurst are being hosted by the school for a period of 9 days.

The new Victorian Young Leaders (VYL) to India pilot program offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, where students from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia live and attend school in India. Comprising three weeks of intensive intercultural learning, students will experience daily life in an Indian school, explore India's cutting-edge science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries and discover the nation's thriving culture, from the traditional to the modern.

The programme had aspects of the new Women in School Leadership pilot program includes both onshore and offshore professional learning for a select group of female principals in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and Delhi, India. This program launched this week, supports principals to explore and discuss the theme of leading schools for social change, with a particular focus on health and wellbeing.

Women in School Leadership is about leading schools for social change, recognising school leaders are challenged today more than ever with leading a school that nurtures students’ health and wellbeing.
The Hon’ble Minister was accompanied by Mr. Chris Carpenter, Deputy Chief of staff; Ms Jenny Atta and Ms Michelle Wade.

Principal, Dr. Ameeta Mulla Wattal, extended a warm welcome to all and accompanied the guests for lamp lighting. She spoke of the long and flourishing relationship between Springdales and numerous Australian institutes over several decades. She affirmed her belief in the partnership between the two countries through such programs which had a youth to youth connect.

Vignettes of the school were presented before the delegation highlighting the achievements of the institution.

The synergy of the East and the West was felt and seen in a dance where the Australian students joined their Indian friends.

The Hon’ble Minister James Merlino addressed the gathering and thanked the Springdales School community; its Principal, teachers and students for the warm welcome, in his personal capacity and on behalf of the Government of Victoria.

The Victorian Government and Springdales School, he pointed out, shared the same concern and ties based on sports, science, culture and education. He said that the decade old Victorian Young Leaders programme served to promote meaningful exchange, individual connections, lifelong friendships and mutual understanding. He urged the young Australians to work hard, soak up the culture and share their experiences back home.

Victoria according to him had the largest Indian population, largest number of university partnerships and such programmes would cement the concept of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam – The World is a Family – the motto of Springdales.

As a part of the visit, the Australian delegation was familiarized with infrastructural facilities and the teaching-learning process of the education in CBSE schools. The delegation witnessed several workshops on craft, artificial intelligence and performing arts which provided them with an enriching experience of the Indian school system.

The morning visit was followed by a panel discussion in the evening where Ms. Rina Ray, Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development and Dr. Satbir Bedi, Chairperson, National Council for Teacher Education participated and apprised the audience of the National Education Policy and Teacher training in India subsequently. Principals of leading schools in Delhi attended the discussion, for event gallery Click here

Welcoming Students and Teachers from Australia

Twenty students and four teachers from Australia visited Springdales School, Pusa Road under the Victorian Young Leaders (VYL) Programme.

The visit comprises three weeks of intercultural learning which allows students to explore India's science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries and discover traditional to the modern culture, for event gallery Click here

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS 2019

Springdales School, Pusa Road celebrated 73 years of India's Independence on 14th August 2019, for event gallery Click here

INTER-HOUSE SONG FESTIVAL 2019

The Inter House Song Festival was held at Springdales Pusa Raod on the 11th of May, 2019. Over 300 students of the senior school presented a musical extravaganza – Devotional songs ‘The Soulful Music’. The songs were different colours of devotion from different periods, regions and languages.

The panel of judges comprised of Dr Dr Mallika Banerjee, a Hindustani Classical music singer, Dr Nabanita Chowdhary, a vocalist, and Mr Susamoy Mishra, a table player. The students witnessed the musical renditions of these great artists.

Our principal Dr Ameeta Mulla Wattal and the parents appreciated and encouraged the budding artists.

All choir group trained by the music teachers Mrs Supriya Bose Mullick and Mrs Neha Singh gave mesmerizing performances and mesmerized the audience with their melodious voices. A number of students – Raghav Sethi, Unnati, Snigdha Banerjee and Ananya Pyne gave solo performances for which they received immense applause.

Freedom House Choir was adjudged first followed by Felicity House and Amity House.

The competition was a delight with music being an expression of devotion and oneness,
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Junior school Inter-House Choir Festival 2019

On 1 May 2019, Springdales Junior School organized on Inter-House Choir Festival. Around 250 students of classes IV & V participated in it. The school premises reverberated with songs from India and countries like Spain, Africa, Nepal, Srilanka and Italy.

The mood created was so powerful that it seemed the entire world had descended at the venue as each song brought the message of Oneness of the world and our school motto, ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakkam’-The world is a family.

The panel of judges comprised of our school headmistress Mrs Soma Banerjee, Mr Amitabh Reu and Mr Udayan Banerjee. The students had the pleasure of hearing the songs of yester years sung by the esteemed judges.

Unity House was adjudged the first, followed by Peace and Endeavour bagging the 2nd position, Amity the 3rd and Freedom and Felicity won the consolation prize. Equality house got the prize for bringing ‘Innovation’ in their song and Forward got the prize for ‘Melodious Performance’. Time stood still during the performances. The audience wished the festival shall not come to an end, for event gallery Click here

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