Events / Activities

Events & Activities June 2012 - May 2013

9th June 2012

      • Two children along with their parents from Barrow Hills School, London visited the school and interacted with our students for about 3 hours.
      • Our students presented them the momentos
      • Two of our students designed heena (mehendi) on their palms.
      • Our Students agreed to be pen friends with the visitor students and actually posted the letter during the last week of June 2012
      • They all had the great time at our school


13th June 2012

      • School started for the Primary and Secondary Section for the Academic Year 2012-2013


18th June 2012

      • School started for the Pre-Primary Section for the Academic Year 2012-2013


23rd June 2012

      • 12 needy Students were selected and distributed slumber kits from Rotary Club of Mumbai North End.
      • Slumber kits contained : A Raincoat, A Schoolbag, A Mat, 4 notebooks, waterbottle, bedsheets, etc


4th July 2012 – School Foundation Day

      • 8th Foundation Day was celebrated at the School on 4th July 2012
      • Students were distributed sweets and biscuits
      • All the staff and management people arranged a cake for the occasion


7th July 2012 – Bol Bachchan Film Stars Visit

      • Students visited Mehboob Studio, Bandra, Mumbai and met the starcast of the Film Bol Bachchan.
      • Students had a great time interacting with the Bollywood superstar Mr. Ajay Devgan, who encouraged the kids to dream big and chase their dreams.
      • Students presented the starcast with flowers and congratulated for the success of the film.


15th Aug 2012 – Independence Day

      • 65th Independence Day was celebrated at the school.
      • Shri H.M. Suthar, (Rotarian) was invited as the chief guest to hoist the national flag.
      • Cultural & Patriotic programmes / songs were performed by the students
      • Computer Lab was inaugurated by the Chief Guest

5th Sep 2012 – Teachers Day

      • Teachers’ Day was celebrated in the school
      • Students played the role of the teachers for the lower standards.
      • Students not only enjoyed but also felt the honour and responsibility of being a teacher



15th Sep 2012 – Staff Picnic

      • A Picnic was arranged for the teaching / non teaching staff of the school
      • The Picnic was taken to Tikuji-ni-wadi, at Thane Dist.
      • All the members had a great time at the Amusement park & Water park



13th Sep 2012 – Students Performance at ACB

      • Our students were invited to perform at the seminar arranged by All India Anticrime Bureau.
      • Students performed 3 progammes at the seminar
      • Maharashtra State Human Rights Commissions, Press Media, Advocates, and many dignitaries from different fields appreciated the performances of our students.
      • The students were awarded with the certificates and mementos for being the part of the awareness seminar



10th Sep 2012 – Miss India Visits School

      • Smile Foundation arranged the visit of Ms. Manasvi Mamgai – Miss India 2010 to our school.
      • She interacted with the students and felt inspired by the amazing work of the school and positivity of the students


27th Sep 2012 – Visit to Prithvi Theatre

      • Students of Class III were taken to the Prithvi Theatre, Juhu
      • World famous children story writer – Mr. Ruskin Bonds plays were shown to the students


Sep 2012 – Visit to Sophia College, Mumbai

      • Students of Class III were taken to the Sophia College to attend the workshop arranged for the students


22nd Sep 2012 – Training the Traninees

      • Volunteers from Standard Chartered Bank in association with IDF conducted workshops for the teachers with the purpose of developing leadership qualities in them.


29th – 30th Sep 2012 – Be the Change Conference, Ahmedabad

      • 2 students and 2 teachers attended the Be The Change Conference, held at NID – Ahmedabad, organized by the Riverside School,  under the aegis of Design For Change.
      • Delegates and students from 17 countries participated in the Conference
      • Mr. Boman Irani and Mr. Sharman Joshi, popular Film Actors were the key note speakers at the seminar
      • Various other design thinkers from across the globe also made various presentations and conducted workshops


      1st Oct 2012 – T.V. Realty Show

          • 100 students from our school attended a Shooting of a T.V. Realty Show as audiences for the LIFE OK T.V. Channel
          • “Hindustan ke Hunarbaaz” - was a talent show of children, showcasing various talents like dance, art, etc
          • Mr. Terence Louis, A famous bollywood choreographer and Ms. Sonali Bendra, a bollywood actress were the judges at the show.
          • It was a full fun packed and entertainment day for our students.


      2nd Oct 2012 – Drawing Competition by Lions Club

          • 6 Students participated in the Mumbai District Drawing Competition organized by Lions Club on occasion of Gandhi Jayanti at Bandra.
          • The theme of the painting was “World Peace”


      2nd Oct 2012  to 7th Oct 2012 –
      Design For Change – Hum Mein Hai Hero – Implementation

          • Our students conceptualized, worked and implemented the Project – Hum Mein Hai Hero – for Design For Change Contest 2012.
          • In the project students installed the Speed Breaker on the Adjacent School Road for the Safety of the Students.
          • For the Project, the funds were collected from the students, teachers, management and various NGOs.
          • The complete project was shoot and uploaded on the youtube for the submission to the DFC




      12th Oct 2012 – Esteemed Visitors at School

          • Mr. Rajesh Voralia, from UK along with his Personal Secretary Ms. Shelly Mosman and Mr. Ben Marsh, a teacher from Qatar visited the school to experience the daily routine of the school.
          • They spent the full day at the school, observing the entire working of the school, during both the session, Primary and Secondary with an intention of knowing the ground realities, thereby trying to find ways and means with an holistic approach to overcome the obstructions and impediments to put the school, on a path of proper sustaining and excellence.
          • Mr. Ben Marsh gifted the Class 3 with An All In One Lasjerjet Printer.   




      20th Oct 2012 – Teachers Workshop on Geography

          • Nityanjali – an open Forum for Principals and Teachers conducted a Workshop for Teachers on Geography Subject
          • 2 Teachers viz Ms. Qureshi Shabana and Ms. Shaikh Amina from our school attended the worksop conducted at Springfield Rizvi School, Bandra (W).


      20th Oct 2012 – Teachers’ Training

          • IDF organized a Teachers Training Programme – “Innovative way of Teaching Through Games” on 20th Oct 2012 at Bharatmata School, Malwani.
          • The speaker for the Programme was a well known educationist – Ms. Rekha Bajaj
          • 4 Teachers from our school attended the Training Programme.


      20th  Oct 2012 – Gifts for Teachers

          • All the Teaching and non teaching staff were provided gifts worth Rs. 500 /- each for their untiring efforts and dedication towards the school.
          • These gifts were sponsored by Mr. Rajesh Voralia


      23rd Oct 2012 – Voice 4 Girls – NGO

          • Mr. Ramesh Patwal & Ms. Kashay Sander representing an International NGO – Voice 4 Girls visited the school to partner our school for initiating exclusive sessions for the girls in order to sensitize the girls about the various issues concerning the girls, their growth in all aspect of life and their rights and responsibilities.
          • Holy Mother English School, is their first partner in Mumbai to carry out their activities for the girls.



      29th Oct 2012 to 10th Nov 2012 – Mid Term Examinations

          • First Semester Examination / Mid Term Examination started for all the sections of the school.
          • 29th Oct 2012 to 3rd Nov. 2012 are the Oral / Projects Assessments for all the students


      30th Oct 2012 – Promotional Video For CNN-IBN

          • CNN – IBN – A news channel invited our students to do a promotional shoot for the Top 20 stories of Design For Change 2012 with Mr. Rahul Bose, Bollywood Actor at Worli Seaface.
          • Our Design For Change story – Hum Mein Hai Hero will be telecasted on CNN-IBN on Children’s Day – 14th Nov 2012



       Activities for the Month : November 2012


      1st Nov 2012 to 9th Nov 2012 – Mid Term Exams

          • Mid Term Exams were conducted for all the classes


      10th Nov 2012 to 29th Nov 2012 – Diwali Vacations

          • Diwali Vacations for the classes
          • Class X were conducted extra classes for the preparations of public examinations to be held in March 2013


      30th Nov 2012 – School re-opens

          • School re-opens after Diwali Vacations for the second Term.


      Note :

          • Since it was examinations and Diwali vacation (Mid-term break), it reflects in the less number of activities for the school

      Activities for the Month : December 2012

      2nd December 2012 – Launch of Book – “I CAN”

          • Riverside School, Ahmedabad invited our students to the launching ceremony of the book I CAN, based on the Design for Change Stories.
          • The book launch was held at Infinity Mall, Andheri and was inaugurated by Actor / Social Activist Mr. Rahul Bose along with Ms. Kiran Bir Sethi.
          • Six Student along with two teachers attended the event.




      5th Dec 2012 to 8th Dec 2012 – New Delhi – Award Ceremony

          • International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi conferred Rajiv Gandhi Vidya Gold Award to Mr. Mohd Rafiq Siddiqui (Founder / Chairperson) in the field of Education.
          • The dignitaries of the event were Mr. Joginder Singh (Former CBI Director), Mr. O.P. Verma (Former Chief Justice), Mr. Bhishm Narayan Singh (Former Cabinet Minister) & Mr. Saxena (President All India BAR Council)



      8th & 9th December 2012 – inspired

          • Teach For India, invited all our school staff to an international Seminar cum training sessions, held at American School of Bombay, B.K.C. Bandra (E)
          • The sessions were for 2 days, covering various topics like bringing the change in education system to understanding the child and many ways of teaching and taking care of the students.



      10th  & 18th December 2012 – Students from VJTI

          • Students from VJTI visited the school to visited the school and took the session with the higher standard students.
          • The topic of the session was on Magnetism and its uses, features, etc
          • Our students were very enthusiast to know about the magnet from the new perspective.




      13th & 20th December 2012 – Visit to Museum

          • Class 3, Div : A & B were taken to Prince of Wales Museum, on 13th & 20th December respectively.
          • The entry fee & refreshments were sponsored by T.F.I




      15th December 2012 – Mr. Ben Marsh from Qatar visits School

          • Mr. Ben Marsh and Ms. Moyra Stephen from Sherborne, Qatar visited our school officially to develop link between both the schools
          • As per the understanding of the Management of both the schools, it has been decided upon the exchange programmes of Staff and Students.
          • It is a big achievement for the school to have a link with an international institute like Sherborne leading to various learning opportunities for our staff and students.
          • Mr. Ben Marsh and Ms. Moyra undertook an elaborate visit to the neighbourhood / adjoining areas to get a first hand experience of the ground realities of these underprivileged students.
          • They also visited the residences of few students accompanied by Ms. Priya to meet parents of the students.



      17th December 2012 – Mr. & Mrs. Paul Voller from London visited the school

          • Mr. & Mrs. Paul Voller, from London, U.K. (Friends of Mr. Rajesh Voralia) visited the school to meet the students and management of the school.
          • They were extremely appreciative of the efforts of the management as well as staff of Holy Mother English School in providing excellent education opportunities to the underprivileged students of Malwani.



      22nd December 2012 to 1st Jan 2013

          • Vacations started on 22nd December 2012 for Christmas and New Year for all the students


      28th Dec 2012 – E-Learning Training Session

          • A training session for Mexus’ E-Learning were arranged for all the teachers of the school, to explain the new software and topics covering the installed Iken Library software.
          • The sessions were conducted by Ms. Prajakta Mali and Ashwini Mali from Mexus