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January 2015 Update

Date: January 31, 2015 Author: Rachel Categories: News

This month our students took to the streets in an anti-alcohol campaign and march through lower Dharamsala. The students learnt about the dangers of alcohol and abuse of the substance and produced banners and slogans to promote better awareness of the dangers of this social drug, which is unfortunately too often a problem within the…

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December 2014 Update

Date: December 31, 2014 Author: Rachel Categories: News

On 6th December we held our annual Sports Day, in which our students enjoyed our usual selection of individual events and team games, including sprints, sack races, lemon and spoon races, three-legged races, kabbadi and kho-kho.   This December we are celebrating a very special 10 year anniversary; Our link with Denver University. For the…

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October 2014 Update

Date: October 31, 2014 Author: Rachel Categories: News

On 4th October out students took part in a village wide cleanliness drive as part of our teaching awareness about the importance of a clean and tidy environment. Our students picked up and collected rubbish throughout the village and did an amazing job. The villagers who saw them praised their efforts, which will help raise…

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September 2014 Update

Date: September 30, 2014 Author: Rachel Categories: News

On 5th September this year, our Prime Minister addressed the whole nation on Teachers’ day and encouraged all students to watch his speech in the afternoon in school. We had a longer afternoon as a result, but all students and staff enjoyed his speech.   On 13th September students from 5th to 8th standard, as…

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August 2014 Update

Date: August 24, 2014 Author: Rachel Categories: News

Following the monsoon holiday, school began again on 7th August. The students performed well in the exams they took both before the holiday and on their return to school and the results are good. During the holiday Tripti, the English teacher attended workshops run by the local education authority on ‘Fundamental Duties’. his term it…

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July 2014 update

Date: July 15, 2014 Author: Rachel Categories: News

SAYING FAREWELL TO RACHEL Rachel, our long-term sponsor and fundraiser enjoyed spending most of a year with us, teaching English grammar and Computer skills to 4th-8th standard students. She will miss everyone very much, but now has to return to the UK to resume her teaching career there. Hopefully we will see her again in…

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June 2014 update

Date: June 30, 2014 Author: Rachel Categories: News

STUDENTS SAY GOODBYE TO HANNAH, (VOLUNTEER FROM U.S.A.) Hannah came to us in April and offered her help, which was extremely welcome! She came to our school 4 days a week and taught 2nd and 3rd class English as well as tutored smaller groups of students from 4th-7th class who were struggling a little with…

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May 2014 update

Date: May 11, 2014 Author: Rachel Categories: News

WRITING THE NEW POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR AND DISCIPLINE POLICY Following the beginning of a new academic year, the teachers attended two workshops, one run by Rachel and one by Nicola Tansley (former Primary school Head teacher & child psychologist). The need for a more long lasting and uniform approach to discipline and behaviour was discussed and…

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April 2014 update

Date: April 21, 2014 Author: Rachel Categories: News

Final Exam results are in! In March all students from 1st to 8th classes took their final exams. Our results were very good, with many students most students making personal progress and gaining above average marks compared with the average in state schools in the local area. Well done to all! In India, a student…

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March 2014 update

Date: March 31, 2014 Author: Rachel Categories: News

Prize-Giving & Visit. On Saturday 8th March we had a special visit from Mr. Raja Babu Singh, I.P.S Officer (Delhi) and his wife who came with Mrs. Sarika Singh (School Committee) to talk to our students and give out prizes to the best students from each class. These students were chosen for their overall effort,…

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