A workshop provides a way to create an intensive educational experience, emphasizing interaction and exchange of information , within a short period of time. It enables the unbridled passion of a person to go beyond just learning, through visualisation and experience the exhilaration of implementing what you learn.
In today's competitive world, the expectations are absolutely involving and drenching for the students. Keeping the same in mind, at GWPS, workshops are conducted on regular basis, for students, as per their respective needs to ensure their overall development.
Workshop enables a constant help in terms of exploring newer aspects to enhance the students' knowledge and at the same time assists the introduction / demonstration of new concept, spurring them to investigate it further on their own.
Field trips give first hand learning experience. Hence frequent trips to near by places like parks, museums, railway station, post office are organized. In addition to field trips one day picnics and tours are also conducted to broaden the horizon of the children.
The overwhelming majority of educational trips are carried out safely and responsibly by teachers who take the time and efforts to get things right. The benefits of such trips to pupils can be immense. Exposure to well mannered risks help children learn important life skills including how to manage risks for themselves.
The learning outside the classroom manifesto aims to ensure all young people have a variety of high quality learning experiences outside the classroom environment.
A wide range of educational tours catering to all age groups in an integral part of education in our school. These include trips to well-known:-
A workshop provides a way to create an intensive educational experience in a short amount of time, when the time for a more comprehensive effort may not be available. Teachers and students may be busy with their own working, so they may be too far apart to gather together regularly. A workshop is to introduce a new concept, spurring participants to investigate it further on their own, or is demonstrate and encourage the practice of actual methods.
A workshop is a way for someone to pass on to subordinates or colleagues ideas and methods that he has developed or finds important. Teaching a graduate course may not be possible, but he may be able to reach large numbers of people by conducting workshops in various situations.
At GWPS, workshops are conducted not only for students but for the teachers also for their respective need & development.
Recognizing the importance of providing educational activities that enrich and broaden student experiences as an integral part of the curriculum as well as beyond the normal academic day, Greenwood School Committee supports the development of co-curricular and extra-curricular programs in accordance with the policies established by the School Department.
Activities are designed to meet the needs of and to stimulate interests expressed by students and cover a broad range of abilities. The wide range of activities is planned in all the classes so that the children actively take part and cater their interest and abilities. No child is left behind. To face this challenging world, various activities and competitions like Elocution, Debates, Story Telling, Weave a Story, Dance, Song, Fancy Dress, and Musical.
Throughout the school, a rich co-curricular programme of sport, dance, music, art, clay, drama and hobby classes( Clubs) run parallel to the academic curriculum. Students enjoy cricket, badminton tennis and table tennis, basketball, soccer, as part of the school curriculum and have the opportunity of participating in track and field events, various school sports programmes, as well as training in specific disciplines through after school coaching programmes.
At GWPS, students are able to participate in a number of activities both inter school and intra school which cover wide interests such as debates, quizzing, creative writing, drama, Indian and Western music and elocution. Our students are encouraged to be aware of and be sensitive to cultural and environmental issues and there exist a number of opportunities to participate in ongoing initiatives. Students have the opportunity to take part in any or all of the following over and above their inter-house activities, assemblies, school functions and after school activity clubs(optional).
The essence of the freedom, the Independence Day was celebrated with the true patriotic fervor and grandeur by the students in the school premises. The children set a benchmark by enacting the life stories from the masterpiece of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru 'Discovery of India' and made them come alive on the stage like true sons of India. The motive was to inculcate the House spirit amongst our students and keep alive the heritage and culture of our country. The Principal and Manager appreciated the brilliant performance of the young talents.
The celebration began with the hoisting of Tri Colored flag by the Principal . The tiny toddlers then danced to the song Nanna Munna Rahi Hun. It was a wonderful presentation and was followed by a patriotic song sung by the students . Students performed various dance forms like Assami folk dance and Rajasthani folk dance depicting the culture and heritage of Rajasthan. A budding artist of the school played Xylophone. The four different house of the school were divided into four groups each depicting and exhibiting the diverse culture of India.
The school also conducts an orientation programme for the parents to acquaint them with the school policies, academic planning, scheme of studies, class and home work schedule, assignments, assessment , evaluation system and various co-curricular activities essential for the overall development of the students.
Orientation Programme is an important platform to bridge the gap between the school and the parents. In the present time of great expectations and changes, where child needs our support and guidance to bloom with confidence to face the challenges of life, personal monitoring, guidance and support is quintessential. Hence, through these programmes school and parents can together plan out a working in order to strengthen the child's foundation.
The schedule for the programme is intimated through a circular to all parents towards the beginning of every session.