Greater Valley School believes that International learning and knowledge propels students towards acceptance and understanding of an array of different cultural and community perspectives. One learns and gains mutual respect and understanding for new cultures and it helps promoting Cross-cultural Skills in a Globalized World. This year GVS joined hands with a South Korean School – Yancho Middles to participate in an exchange program under the British Council International School Award (ISA). Students of Grade IV & V of GVS participated in a ‘LOGO Designing Activity’ where they sent hand painted T-shirts to the students of Yancho Middles. As a part of the on-going partnership the students from ‘Yancho Middles’ sent handmade bags for the students of Grade IV & V of GVS who participated earlier this year in the Logo Designing activity.
- ISA Project Lit Fest : Greater Valley School hosted its 1st Lit Fest an Inter School Literary Competition on Thursday, 27th July 2017. Schools from Noida & Greater Noida participated enthusiastically in several events; the events included debate, weave a story, extempore, book jacketing, and poem recital. The event was organized to give a platform to the budding talents to hone their skills even further by giving them a wide range of topics to explore and polish their literary skills. We would like to extend a big thank you to all the schools that participated in the event. The eminent panel of guests appreciated all the participating students.
ISA Activity: Tug Of War “Connect with people you can pull with not against.”
The teachers of Greater Valley School came together to participate in a ‘Tug of War’ competition, as a part of the ISA Collaborative Project ‘Traditional Sports’.
When children are involved in sports, they are able to learn and put into practice values that stay with them for the rest of their lives. Good sportsmanship is one of the valuable life lessons that children can learn from sports.
The teachers of the school’s 4 houses; Emerald, Garnet, Sapphire & Topaz competed and displayed some great sportsmanship for our students to follow. The winners of today’s competition were Emerald & Topaz house.
“Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.”
The students from Grade I to IV participated in a class exhibition on National & International Festivals as a part of the ISA Project. The exhibits put up by the students showcased the best of each country. As a part of the activity; the students learnt some common words and greeting in the native language of the allotted country. They got a platform to showcase the customs, traditions and dance forms of the designated countries as well. Integrated projects were put on display that further informed about the food, currency, historical buildings, flag etc. The students even dressed up in traditional costumes of the assigned country.
The activity ensured that the students were exposed to the essence of festivals and culture of various countries through music, dance, food and a variety of interesting undertakings and projects.