Inter-School Movie-making making competition at The Indian Heights School, Dwarka

An inter school movie-making competition was held on 6th November 09 at The Indian Heights School, Dwarka. The theme of the competition was ‘A day in South America’ Around 30 students from prestigious schools from Delhi and NCR participated in the competition and showcased their movie making efforts and talents through the movies they created on the countries of South America.
The competition received overwhelming appreciation from the visiting schools as well as from our visitors from UK school. This innovative contest was aimed at generating interest in movie making and the talents of directing movies. It also aimed to get the youngsters to think creatively through the lenses. The event was graced by the Chairperson, Mrs. Madhu Gupta. Mrs. Meenal Katre, headmistress, gave a brief talk on the concept and purpose of the competition. Mr. Barry Reed, Head teacher, RJ Mitchell Public School, UK, congratulated The Indian Heights School for hosting such a unique inter-school competition. The winner’s trophy was awarded to JM International School, Dwarka while Pragati Public School and GD Goenka Public School, Dwarka bagged the 2nd and 3rd prizes respectively.

Strengthening international ties

As part of the Indian Heights school’s international ventures and Teachers’ Exchange Programme with Harilof School, Ellwangen, Germany and RJ Mitchell Public School, UK, a group of teachers from these two countries visited The Indian Heights School from 22nd Oct to 7th Nov. Mrs. Madhu Gupta, Chairperson welcomed the delegates warmly and a special assembly was held for the guests.

During their stay at the school, they got to attend various activities in the school such as pottery, Madhubani art, yoga sessions, kho kho etc. They also attended classrooms, participated actively in the discussions, and enthusiastically interacted with the students of the school. The teachers of the host school also gained valuable international teaching experience.

Trips were organized to Agra, Dilli Haat, Chandni Chowk, Red Fort and other places of interest which provided the teachers from Germany and UK with an opportunity to learn quite a few interesting things about India, its people and our culture.

Source: Dwarka Parichay News & information services