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August 2017 update

Date: August 31, 2017 Author: Rachel Categories: News

School resumed the last week of July after the main monsoon period. This month we were lucky to receive many visitors. Rachel and Simon, two of our permanent sponsors┬ávisited for 3 weeks. On 15th August Gamru school students joined their voices to other students nationally in our own celebrations of the 70th anniversary of Indian…

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June 2017 update

Date: June 30, 2017 Author: Rachel Categories: News

This month we celebrated the success of some of our students and teachers. On National Environment Day the INTECH Organization held a competition in Dharamsala town. 13 local school entered including our school. We are pleased to report, that overall, Gamru Village School came first, having won a total of 5 prizes. Kritika (7th Class),…

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May 2017 update

Date: May 31, 2017 Author: Rachel Categories: News

This month was an extremely special month as we welcomed 2 of our biggest sponsors, Michel and Anneke from Belgium. We were fortunate to have them with us for a week, in which time a lot of plans for the future were discussed and settled, as Michel met with the owner of the school building…

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April 2017 update

Date: April 30, 2017 Author: Rachel Categories: News

April is a busy month for us here at Gamru School, as it is the start of the new academic year. Here are some of our new students receiving their new uniforms. We were also very fortunate to have a visit from Philippe Lamoise and Dugan, from Del Mar Rotary Club (part of Rotary International…

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March 2017 update

Date: March 31, 2017 Author: Rachel Categories: News

It is that time of year again when we welcome the students good exam results, but are sad to see our oldest students in 8th Class leave us. Here are the best students from each class being awarded a prize for their excellent effort, attitude to learning and exam results. Here are the students from…

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February 2017 update

Date: February 28, 2017 Author: Rachel Categories: News

We started this month with our annual kite-flying competition which is always a lot of fun for the students. On International Women’s day our students all pledged that they would never use violence against any woman. Later in the month our students took part in the annual Cleanliness Drive in the village, and went round…

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January 2017 update

Date: January 31, 2017 Author: Rachel Categories: News

This month we were lucky to receive many welcome visitors. Firstly we were treated to a 3 day self-defence programme led by the Innerwheel Club. Our students learnt a lot of very useful basics in self-defence. We were also visited by members of the Rotary Club in South Africa, who spent a day with our…

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December 2016 update

Date: December 31, 2016 Author: Rachel Categories: News

This month we all enjoyed our annual visit from students and teachers of Denver University in the USA. For 3 weeks the students and teachers interact with our students and help teach them and lead fun activities. Everyone enjoys themselves very much and their visits are a special part of the year for us.

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April 2016 update

Date: April 30, 2016 Author: Rachel Categories: News

This month we were extremely lucky to have Kai and Radon join us from the UK. The boys stayed with us for one month and taught the students extra-curricular activities including music, dance and song in English. The students loved learning traditional songs in English and performing them for the students at school and other…

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March 2016 update

Date: March 31, 2016 Author: Rachel Categories: News

March is always a bittersweet month here at Gamru School. We all enjoy celebrating the success of our students with the publication of their exam results, but we also have to say goodbye to our dear students in 8th Standard. Here are our best students from each class receiving a prize for their excellent effort…

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