The Junior Round Square Conference at the ScindiaKanyaVidyalya, Gwalior from 5 – 9 November 2012, was an enriching experience for the Year 9 students of The British School, New Delhi. The theme ‘Look beyond the visible’ was attended by 88 students and their teacher escorts from South Asia and the Gulf region. The highlights of the event were the enjoyable Baraza sessions conducted for the participants by the student’s representatives. The key note speaker Captain Sameer Singh, an entrepreneur,emphasised on the importance of choices that one would make in his or her lifetime that would affect their lives.
The other key note speaker, Ms Linda Bird shared her experiences of along teaching career. She shared leadership qualities with the students. Students participated in various workshops like Bonsai, flower making and Cooking. During the conference the students also took part in the Community Service project at the Vivekananda Needam. This houses an old age home and a hostel for the economically weaker sections of the society who are taught yoga and other life skills. The students then participated in various activities like cooking, cleaning, tree plantation and pot painting enthusiastically. The cultural evening saw students participate in skits and songs relevant to the theme 'Look beyond the visible' where our students presented a beautiful rendition of the song ‘Peace’ by John Lennon, expressing the hope for a peaceful world .
About The British School, New Delhi
The British School is an independent, not-for-profit, international school providing the finest of British and international education to approximately 700 students. The school is an IB World School and is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS). It offers high quality education based on the National Curriculum of England, the IGCSE and the IB Diploma Programme. The students, who are from over 55 nationalities, graduate to leading universities / colleges world-wide. The school is a multi-national and multi-cultural community in which tolerance, mutual respect and valuing the views of others are actively promoted. The British School has a strong and valued relationship with The British High Commission and The High Commissioner is the President of The British School Society of which all parents are members.
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