Sir Padampat Singhania Ji - A Persona of Sagacity, Perspicacity and Magnitude
SPSEC celebrates Birth Anniversary of Sir Padampat Singhania Ji. A great humanist and philanthropist with enormous talents. A great social and religious reformer, who led a spiritual life. A much sought patron of socially beneficial causes
72nd Republic Day
" Where we stand together for National Anthem... Where we pray for each other without any hatred.. We keep alive our kindness towards people.. We work hard for our family.. We stand for unity and peace.. And we love unconditionally without any expectations.... We are proud to be an Indian." We at SPSEC believe that children of today will make the India of tomorrow. The 72nd Republic Day of our country was celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm by little Singhanians. The Singhanians gave a strong message of peace, prosperity, harmony and hope for a better and brighter future by lighting a ray of hope into the heart of every individual. Singhanians today spread the message of "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam", which means that the whole world is a family. It stands truer than ever before, making each one of us realize how connected we are to each other and it is this interdependence in the time of an extraordinary crisis that has made equality the most apparent factor in todayâ€™s time. We also salute the sacrifices of our nation builders, doctors, nurses and other frontline workers who have been continuously on the forefront of our fight against this virus. The kids and their educators demonstrated the spirit and glory of India and pledged themselves to upholding the honour and integrity, diversity and uniqueness that is India.
Admiration comes easy to a person who is endowed with the fine art of public speaking, who adorns common thoughts with the grace of elocution and the elegance of style.
SPSEC conducted Virtual Speaking activity for students of Classes I & II.It was indeed a great joy to hear students expressing their experiences of 2020. Each one wanted to exhibit their best eloquence. Every participant was given precisely 1 minute to share their views on the given topic. It was a pleasure to hear our students express their thoughts and insights with humour and deliver a speech of consciousness which was fluent , erudite and articulate . The students displayed oratory skills with zeal and enthusiasm. The confidence, expression and talent of the young ones made the event truly memorable.
Lohri the festival which ushers in the joyous spring and bids adieu to the hard winter, was celebrated by little ones of SPSEC with exuberance and fanfare on 13th January 2021. The mood was upbeat and the children actively immersed in the festive spirit. Our kids of the pre primary section were told about the significance of the festival in the online class by their educators with the help of PPTs and video on the festival. The tiny tots participated in various art and craft activities.They made beautiful bonfire craft symbolising the holy fire of lohri by doing blow painting. Students sang melodious songs immersed in the rich cultural folklore of Punjab. Festivals such as these help to spread good cheer and are welcomed by one and all. Indeed a nice way to welcome the new year.
Christmas is the festival which inspires sharing and caring.
Soaking in the spirit of Christmas SPSEC organised XMAS WAVE 2020 - a virtual celebration by the Singhanians for our tiny tots on December 23, 2020 and December 24, 2020. Christmas brings cheer and love and we celebrated it with the same fervour, spreading the message of love and joy among our children. All the teachers were dressed up in red attires and santa caps. The event began with a short introduction of Santa Claus followed by the story of the "Gingerbread Man". In the craft session organised for our kids, they made Santa Claus, Christmas tree and Reindeer. On the second day kids enjoyed preparing and relishing a yummy pudding . The show ended with a choir presentation for our kids by their teachers. The entire school vibrated with the echoes of Christmas carols. The boundless joy of celebrating the festival was visible on the faces of one and all.
Dancing is creating a sculpture that is visible only for a moment
With the aim of honing the dancing skills, Sir Padampat Singhania Education Centre organized the 'First Online Inter-House Solo Dance Competition' to provide a platform to the budding stars of the institution to showcase their talent.The fervent dancers from all four houses were allotted songs for solo semi-classical dance performances to unveil their dancing skills.The online spectators could make out the inborn vitality of the celluloid star in these artists.The choreography, rhythm, synchronization and presentation of all the participants were magnificent. Ganga House bagged the first position, Yamuna House secured the second position and Himachal House attained the third place. All the participants were also awarded with E- Certificates.
Like the infinite reach of the sky, you shower your unconditional love upon me! Like the soothing calmness under a tree, with arms open you welcome me! Like the amazing magician, you surprise me with my treasured toy! Like the fairy, you treat me with my favourite dish beyond joy! Like a dear friend, you play with me sprightly all day! Like a doting grandchild, I adore you and wish you a 'Happy Grandparents Day'!
NOTABLE NOTES BY SONGSTERS OF SINGHANIA
The 1st ONLINE INTER- HOUSE SOLO SINGING Competition, held on 5th August, 2020 turned out to be splendiferous, witnessed by hundreds as the event went live. The young maestros of each house presented to the best of their abilities.Each melodious rendition transported all to another realm and the mundane everyday world around disappeared. Every songster was enveloped in their own new space while belting out the song prepared, giving it their best go.The online competition was adjudged by eminent panel, Dr. Renu Nigam, Head of the Music Department,A.N.D. College Kanpur and Dr. Nishtha Sharma, Asst. Professor at M.G.P.G. College, Firozabad. GANGA HOUSE emerged as the winner trouncing the other houses.The winners were appreciated by the judges and were awarded with e-certificates in order to embolden them.This online competition proved to be one of the most rewarding experiences for all.
SPSEC REVERBERATED AND RESONATED ON CHRONICLE CHART !!!
Sir Padampat Singhania Education Centre set a new yardstick in online competitions by organizing the 'FIRST ONLINE INTER-SCHOOL ENGLISH DEBATE COMPETITION'.The dexterous debater 'AKSHAT AGARWAL' of Grade XI bagged the 'FIRST POSITION' in the Individual Category and impressed the spectators with his fine blend of eloquence and opulence.In this maiden attempt, various leading schools were invited from across the city. The motion for the debate was - Internet has Become a Billboard of Advertisements and is Suffocating for Users.The panel of Judges included eminent personalities - Dr. Jaba Kusum Singh (Associate Professor), Department of English, ANDNNM Mahavidyalaya, Kanpur and Dr. Fatima Ashana (Assistant Professor) VSSD College, Kanpur.The debaters of participating schools put forth their views with conviction and presented statistics and arguments with extreme panache. The winners were awarded with e-certificates.
SPSEC celebrated Independence Day with great patriotic fervor, zeal and zest to mark the 74th year of freedom from the British rule. On this grand occasion, our little Singhanians showcased a colourful spectrum of India's vision. It was a proud moment to watch the fervent students spread the essence of Nationalism charged with emotions and pride for their motherland. The little ones dressed as gallant freedom fighters like Rani of Jhansi, Bhagat Singh and our first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru etc.vigorously recited rhymes on the theme of Patriotism. The significance of Independence Day was shared by teachers to edify them to love their nation passionately. Children's enthusiasm and energy reinforced the belief that even though our nation is diverse with many religions, languages and cultures, everyone comes together as a nation and experiences a common feeling of patriotism on Independence Day. The celebration concluded with the singing of the National Anthem.
Cultural Education is an essential aspect of the curriculum. Understanding its importance and glorifying Indian traditions with the young generation, We at SPSEC, celebrated Janmashtami on Monday ,August 10, 2020 with our little ones in the attire of Krishna and Radha Celebrating the unique bond between children and the Almighty, we took the opportunity to enlighten the young minds with Lord Krishna's life. The students dressed up as lord Krishna and Radha, decked with peacock feathers carrying flutes and matkas stole the show. The jubilation of children was at its peak during the celebration which was both entertaining and educating. Multifarious fun-filled activities like Panchamrit preparation, Creating Krishna's crown, Dancing Angels and the outstanding narration of exciting life story of Lord Krishna by our educators added hues to the celebration. The tranquil and blissful celebration aimed to inculcate value of sharing, respect and brotherhood among the students. The parents' involvement in the activities was extremely encouraging which filled us with passionate zeal to ponder over the next activity in line to keep our little ones energized throughout......
COFFEES WITH SINGHANIANS
A Rendezvous with New Entrants was conducted for the Class IX new admissions.SPSEC did not want the new students to miss out the opportunity to catch on their classmates during the pandemic and so an online rendezvous was organised to introduce each other through an online platform.The students brewed out their strengths and qualities accelerating a healthy interaction.
Splendid smiles, vibrant attires and stellar performances of grade VI new entrants enthralled the spectators in the event ' RAMP SHOW'. The ensemble they showcased was a blend of poise and style.The elegant divas and handsome lads flaunted an exclusive collection of western, fancy, traditional and party wear.Through this platform the students exhibited their talents and skills.The introduction round enabled the children to express their emotions and share the connectivity that they have with their teachers and new mates.
Vegetable Printing Activity
Painting in early Education helps children to convey ideas, express emotions, use their senses to explore colours and create aesthetic works. And kids at SPSEC are always looking for new things to set their sights on. Therefore, to satisfy their this quench, 'Vegetable Printing Activity' was conducted for the students of Class Root on July 22, 2020. This mass activity conducted during the online class aimed to evaluate their creativity and develop a new perspective for the veges which are so important for their health. The Little Rooters expressed their ideas and developed their fine motor skill through this wonderous activity. They gleefully dipped the vegetables like potato, capsicum, lady finger in water colours and printed them on an art sheet. The curious artists also understood the nutritive value of eating green vegetables which they so fondly used to paint. Their sparkling eyes and cute little hands reflected their enthusiastic fervour so greatly.
DELIGHTFUL DAY FOR NEW SINGHANIANS!!
Every opportunity at SPSEC ensures that the child's intrinsic qualities should be nurtured. Encouraging'NEW SINGHANIANS' to showcase their talents and skills, an activity- 'SKILLS AND THRILLS' was organized. It was a pleasure watching middle school students performing confidently and enthusiastically with poise and credence ranging from genre of dance, music to elocution, art and craft.
Play with Fun
Every new school year has the semblance of new students to enter the unfamiliar world of education.The educators of SPSEC designed and devised the unique way to associate with their students ( NEW ADMISSION) OF Grade VII by conducting the activity 'PLAY WITH FUN'. The curtain was unveiled with the exciting game shows like 'Tongue Twisters', 'Riddles' and 'Add Mad'. The talents and skills of young Singhanians with their participation left the spectators dazed and spellbound. The objective of giving a platform to the students to inteoduce themselves with confidence and comfort was attained.
Preliminary Round of Interviews
SPSEC had organized an Online Interview Session for the candidates who had applied for the new Student Council 2020-21. The House Masters and Mistresses alongwith CCE In-charges took a grilling session to test the merits in the students for the post they had applied for. This was a fair effort on the part of the school to give the candidates a shot at leadership capacities. The enthusiastic participation of the students was a testimony to the fact that the spirit of leadership is burning bright in the hearts of the Singhanians.
Intra-School Online English Debate Competition
To break the monotony in this lockdown period, SPSEC had organized the first Intra-School Online English Debate Competition for the students of classes IX to XII. This contest was held in two groups A and B. Group A comprised of students from classes IX and X and Group B from classes XI and XII. The topic of the debate for the former group was ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã‚Â¡ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¦ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“COVID-19 has Changed Education for Good and for the latterÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã‚Â¡ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¦ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“ The Internet has Become a Giant Billboard and is Suffocating for Users. A total of 16 debaters participated in this competition with 8 speaking in favour and the remaining against the motion. The Chief Guest for both the days was our principal Mrs Bhawna Gupta. The panel of judges on day one comprised of Mrs Kavita Chaddha, the Vice-Principal, Mrs Anila Chandak (Senior English Teacher) and Ms. Vibha Dwivedi (Senior English Teacher) and on day two, Mrs Kavita Chaddha (the Vice-Principal) and Mrs. Anila Chandak (Senior English Teacher). All the debaters put forth their arguments in favour of and against the motion with extreme dexterity and panache. Their convincing contentions made it difficult for the judges to pronounce their verdict on the winner. Debaters in both the groups were meticulous in their preparation and presentation. The Principal, Mrs Bhawna Gupta lauded their efforts and blessed them for their exquisite eloquence and diction. The names of the winners in both the groups are mentioned as under:
First Position Kanha Agarwal (X-B)
Second Position Chirag Chandak (X-B)
Third Position Vidushi Pandey (IX-A)
First Position Yash Tolani (XI-A)
Second Position Shreya Yadav (XI-E)
Third Position Vatsala Mishra (XI-H)
Fantabulous Day For the Budding Artists
Yellow is the colour of optimism, glory, sunshine, and happiness. Early identification of colours helps to create the cognitive link between visual clues and words which is an important part of a child's holistic development.Young children love colours, and they especially love learning about different colours. The kids of Class Root were acquainted with yellow colour, the colour that stands for freshness, positivity, intellect and joy. They were made aware of the significance of yellow colour and how this colour leaves one imbued with energy and enthusiasm.The activity aimed to develop the finer motor skills in the students. Feet are often forgotten as a wonderful tool for painting as well as exploring the sense of touch.Simple feet paintings combine both and are sure to bring lot more joy. Hands down painting with feet is children's favourite art activity. Children of class Root loved online foot print painting activity while learning yellow colour from their teachers and made lovely bumblebees with the guidance of teachers.
Mothers' love -the most precious master piece to be treasured
Recognizing the essence of a mother' love, SPSEC extended its profound reverence to all mothers by making an earnest effort to instill the importance of a mother in a child's life through online teaching and celebrated this angelic bond in high spirits and merriment. The zealous participation of students was enjoyed by one and all. The online contest saw zestful involvement of both enthusiastic moms and their cheerful kids. Their passion was fashioned in beautiful greeting cards that children created for their loving moms.The tiny tots with their new and innovative ideas filled each and everyone with emotions. They jubilantly spoke about their mothers and even baked yummy cakes for them.Their merriment was reflected when they danced vigorously expressing their fondness towards each other in the dance competition that was specially meant to strengthen their bond. It was a pleasure watching the dynamic children and even their mommies doing something unique, something special. The celebration venerated the sincere collaborative efforts of all - mothers, children and teachers!