TRINITY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (IGCSE -A LEVEL)

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Computer Competition [Primary Section] (2022-2023)

‘Little Designer’ a technology based competition was held for stds.1 to 4.

Students designed Christmas caps and Christmas trees, E-greetings and Invitation cards using MS Paint.

Unique designs were creatively showcased by pupils . 

Winners of Computer Competition

SUB JUNIOR GROUP:
Std I & II
1st :
Naviya Saw
– Std II B
2nd :
Sachi Keny
– Std I A
3rd :
Sudikshit Khamrui
– Std II A
JUNIOR GROUP:
Std III & IV
1st :
Guhan Gabriel
– Std IV A
2nd :
Shauryan Palli
– Std IV B
3rd :
Darshan Bohra
– Std III B

Q-Shaala Session 6 [Grades 4 to 8] (2022-2023)

The sixth round of Q-shaala Sessions helped students develop their critical thinking and logical reasoning skills while also partaking in some interesting activities.

While students of Grade 4 presented boring items creatively using different perspectives through the game ‘Aao twist karo’, Grade 5 students learnt some basic dance routines through warm-up neck, shoulder, hip and knee exercises. Grade 6 discussed some ways to get better at being organised, time management skills, etc. while Grade 7 solved jigsaw puzzles to guess famous personalities. Grade 8 learnt the importance of integrity and had fun in the rapid fire round based on visualisation.

The students showed great team work and collaboration in the session.

Science Exhibition Competition [Secondary Section] (2022-2023)

‘To encourage critical thinking and problem solving, Trinity International school held a Science Competition for the Secondary section based on the themes ‘Earth Scienceand ‘Mental Health’. The projects which were exhibited on 8th December 2022 were judged on the basis of novelty, social applicability, cost effectiveness, user friendliness, etc. The unique and creatively presented ideas were appreciated by all.

Winners of  Science Exhibition Competition

SENIOR GROUP:
Std V TO VII
1st : Mackenzie  Christopher – Std VI A 2nd : Suravi  Shanbhag – Std V A 3rd : Aarya  Patil – Std VII
Std VIII & IX
1st : Vihaan  Andhari – Std VIII 2nd : Hridaan  Jhaveri – Std IX 3rd : Dhrish  Makhija – Std IX

Talent Show (2022-2023)

One of the most awaited events of the year, the ‘Talent Show’ for Pre-primary and Primary departments finally arrived.

The programme commenced with a Prayer song followed by the Prayer Dance performed in reverence to the deities to invoke their blessings.A pleasant reception through a welcome song was followed by astounding performances. 

From foot-tapping Action song to a swinging Rock the Party dance, from celebrating India’s glory in the Common Wealth games to saluting the spirit of patriotism through Shabash India and from lauding the cultures and colors of our country through a Folk Dance to acknowledging the power of values and relationships through ‘We are a Family’, this programme had it all. The audience was then addressed by the CEO, Mrs. Vinita D’Souza who spoke about the school’s and pupils’ achievements in the last academic year and appreciated everyone for the tremendous efforts.

The gracefully performed Garbha and Musical Feet dance brought the programme to a grand closure.

Annual Sports Day (2022-2023)

‘Sports can bring people together as nothing else can.’
This quote indeed proved to be true during the Annual Sports Meet 2022-23 celebration of Trinity International School.

Enthusiastic students, teachers and parents joined together in prayer to invoke the blessings of the almighty after which the March Past Squads led by The Head boy, Head Girl and House Captains, synchronously marched forward to take the oath. The Annual Sports meet was then declared open by the HeadMistress, Mrs. Mariamma Nair, followed by spectacular displays of the Hula Hoop, Aerobics, Yoga, Taek-won-do, etc. The audience was left enthralled at the mind-blowing performances of the students in the varied number of races like Arranging the block, Getting ready for school, Flat Race, Hop Race, Kangaroo and One-legged races, Book balancing, Relays, etc.

The event came to an end with the distribution of medals and certificates to the winners. Anudeep Singh and Tuba Khan bagged the Best Boy Athlete and Best Girl Athlete awards respectively. The ground was filled with loud cheers as Yellow house was declared the overall winner.

The day was a great success owing to the tremendous efforts of all students, teachers and parents.

Save The Soil Workshop (2022-23)

‘Soil is the soul of the Earth and it is important to conserve it.’ To sensitize our students about the growing concern of soil depletion, Trinity International school invited the teenager cyclist and promoter of the Save Soil movement, Mr. Sahil Jha to conduct a workshop for our students of the Secondary section.

After a warm welcome by the host, the Conscious Planet team and Mr. Sahil Jha, commenced the workshop by playing a video song encouraging the students to become a conscious generation.

Sahil Jha then shared his experiences of his 6000+ kms journey on a cycle from his native place Kolkata to different states of India. Students were amazed to learn that he has visited 8 states on his cycle itself and has met people from different spheres of life spreading awareness about ‘Save Soil’. The video showing his journey of the travel proved that he was a real changemaker.

Through a video of Satguru in which he explained how our lives depend on soil, students became aware of soil depletion, the importance of saving it and ways in which it can be conserved. Sahil Jha then encouraged the students to create awareness about the movement through social media posts, letters, artwork, etc.

The session ended with an interesting QA round wherein students asked him questions related to his journey, challenges he faced, etc.

Q-Shaala Session 5 [Grades 4 to 8] (2022-2023)

The fifth round Q-shaala sessions focused on imbibing important values in the students.

Students of Grade 4 were introduced to the session on ‘Etiquettes’ by a discussion on how students would react in given situations. Using scientific enquiry, students answered questions related to etiquettes and public manners and learnt important human behaviour attributes like patience, selflessness, anger, table mannerisms, public behaviour, etc.

Grade 5 students not just shared their knowledge about the importance of gardening and various procedures involved but also answered several questions through which they learnt about Svalbard Global seed Vault which is a secure bank in Norway that stores a life-giving unit i.e seeds. They were also amazed to learn about Bonsai which is an ancient Japanese art of growing trees in containers.

Students of Grade 6 learnt about Coping with stress through a meditation activity. They were able to express their feelings through the activity ‘Me and my emotions’. The session helped them to learn more about emotional and mental well-being and the importance of respecting each other’s emotions.

The session for Std 7 based on ‘Appreciation and Empathy’ enabled them to share their thoughts about bullying and learn ways to stop it. The quiz round included questions about celebrities like Mohammad Ali and Priyanka Chopra who faced bullying. It was enlightening to learn about the fact that Cadbury launched the Unity Bar to promote unity in diversity. At the end of the session students also learnt about being emphathetic and then wrote letters of appreciation to their loved ones.

Grade 8 students realised the importance of Team building through an activity in which they created solutions for certain problems and worked as a team to persuade other members to pitch their ideas. They were amazed to learn about the ‘Share my dabba’ programme started by an Indian Organization wherein they provide left over food to the slums and also the fact that the Oscar Winning movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ was originally inspired by ‘Hole in the wall’, an experiment by the Indian Scientist Sugata Mitra.

The session was a great learning experience for all students.

Q-Shaala Session 4 [Grades 4 to 8] (2022-2023)

Students of Grades 4 and 5, began their fourth session of Q-shaala with a discussion on the words ‘Communication’ and ‘Hobbies’ respectively. The quiz that followed included logical reasoning and critical thinking questions based on Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Braille system and other questions related to communication. They were amazed to learn the fact that the Braille system was inspired by Charles Barbier’s Ecriture Nocturne system which had been developed to help soldiers read at night without a light source. While students of Grade 4 enthusiastically participated in the Pictionary game which emphasised the fact that communication can be non-verbal, Grade 5 solved crossword puzzles and then shared their favourite hobbies.

Students of Grade 6 too had fun answering questions related to Tourism and Finance. They expressed their amazement when they learnt about the setup of a broadband network by the Tanzanian government on Mount Kilimanjaro so that tourists could share their experiences about the UNESCO world heritage site on social media.

Grade 7 and 8 students who enthusiastically participated in the current affairs questioning round used critical thinking and logical reasoning to answer questions about a book on Fomo Sapiens, Marshmallow test, Daylight saving, etc. The session enable them to become aware of self-regulation i.e think and then react.

The diversified questions with the use of images, audios and videos intensified the students’ enthusiasm for learning.

Q-Shaala Session 3 [Grades 4 to 8] (2022-2023)

At the beginning of the third session of Q-shaala, students of Grades 4 and 5 were introduced to the terms ‘Spatial Awareness’ and ‘Smart Internet User’ after which they answered a fun round of current affairs questions about Minecraft, Origami, Indian National Flag, Internet, Search Engines, Parts of a computer, etc. Grade 4 students also enjoyed the activity wherein they used the sign of the telephone using their fingers to measure the length of the desk, table, etc. They learnt unusual facts like the airplane boneyard which is a storage area for retired aircraft and that chimpanzees share 95.9% DNA with human beings.

After a discussion on the value of being grateful, students of Grade 6 shared how being grateful helps people to be happy and peaceful. Current affairs questions were based on the newly elected President, Draupadi Murmu, prescribed dimensions of the National Flag, the Hall of fame, etc. At the end of the session, students listed things, people or aspects they are grateful for.

The topic ‘Building a sense of Humour’ was introduced to the Grade 7 students, who then answered several questions on Charlie Chaplin movie, famous characters voiced by Walt Disney, etc. They enjoyed learning new terms like Ventriloquism and Parody and participated enthusiastically in the activity wherein a student would begin a statement and the rest would build on it using sentences to complete a specific scenario.

The session for Grade 8 students was based on ‘Expression and Emotional Management’ wherein they answered questions based on Hershey’s Candy bars, Emojis, Angry birds, etc. After hearing audios of different situations, students listed emotions they feel in those situations and then learnt about ACTS- Awareness, Control, Talk and Solve strategy that can be used to respond to emotions.

The activities conducted in the session helped the students not only to expand their knowledge but also learn important values of Collaboration and Team building.

Lantern Making Competition (2022-2023)

Continuing with Diwali celebration, a Lantern-Making competition was held for students of Grades 1 to 7.

The criteria for the competition differed for different classes. While Grades 1 and 2 had to make lanterns using paper cups, Grades 3 and 4 had to use coloured papers and Grades 5 to 7 had to use any recyclable materials. All students enthusiastically participated and displayed their creativity by making uniquely designed and colourful lanterns.

Winners of  Lantern Making  Competition

SUB JUNIOR GROUP:
Std I & II
1st :
Veronica  Devendra
– Std I B
2nd :
Balasubramanian  Mangalam
– Std II A
3rd :
Hargun Kaur  Matta
– Std II B
JUNIOR GROUP:
Std III & IV
1st :
Shauryan Palli
– Std IV B
2nd :
Sanvi Chavan
– Std IV B
3rd :
Atharva  Patil
– Std III B
SENIOR GROUP:
Std V TO VII
1st :
Darshan Gawali
– Std VII
2nd :
Rudra Singh  Sawani
– Std VI B
3rd :
Meenakshi  Mangalam
– Std V B
Std VIII & IX
1st :
Atharva  Parab
– Std VIII
2nd :
Angelina Godwin
– Std VIII
3rd :
Aliza Khan
– Std IX

Counselling Workshop On Child And Adolescent Mental Health [Secondary Section] (2022-2023)

“The parent-child connection is the most powerful mental intervention known to mankind.”
With an aim to empower parents to be more aware of their child’s mental health, Trinity International School organised a counselling session on Child and Adolescent Mental Health for the parents of Secondary Section.
The session began with the Headmistress welcoming the parents and introducing the speaker for the day, Miss. Akshata Sawant.

Counselling Workshop On Mindful Parenting
[Primary Section] (2022-2023)

‘At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the involvement of parents.’
.Keeping in mind the importance of the role of parents in their children’s lives, Trinity International School organised a counselling workshop on Mindful Parenting for the parents of the Primary Section.

Miss. Akshata Sawant, a counselling psychologist, led the session, which began with a discussion about parents’ roles in their children’s lives and then introduced the parents to good parenting styles. Some parents shared concerns related to their children, following which the counsellor shared how responding to children is more important than reacting.
Parents were then involved in a small activity wherein they were asked to close their eyes and observe things they could see, feel, hear or smell in their surroundings. The purpose of this activity was to introduce parents to the key factors of practising mindful parenting, i.e., listening with non-judgemental acceptance, showing compassion, and being emotionally aware of their children. They also learnt some benefits of mindful parenting like improving parent-child communication, reducing symptoms of hyperactivity, reducing stress and aggression, lowering chances of developing mental awareness, etc. The session ended with Miss. Akshata sharing some daily essentials for mindful parenting like being in the moment, practising acceptance, breathing and meditating, etc. The parents seemed to have learnt a lot from the session, and some promised to practise mindful parenting towards their children.

Miss. Akshata began the session by asking parents to share their understanding of mental health, after which she explained the term and its importance. She informed the parents about risk factors that can lead to mental illness.
Parents learnt about some common mental health problems like self-harm, depression, anxiety, conduct disorder, substance abuse, sexual abuse and eating disorders, which were explained in detail by the counsellor. She also discussed ways parents can identify these problems based on the signs or symptoms shown by the children.
Miss. Akshata not only explained the importance of identifying and treating these problems at an early stage but also shared some of the treatment avenues like early intervention, family therapy, meditation, etc.
The session ended with a vote of thanks conveyed by the HeadMistress, who expressed her gratitude towards the parents for giving their valuable time and encouraged them to proactively lend support to the school in working towards the development of their children.

Eco-club Competition [Grades 3 to 9] (2022-2023)

‘One step for a better environment today is one step toward a better future.’
To encourage students to be more aware about environmental issues, the Eco-Club of Trinity International School organised the competition ‘Good-bye Plastic’ for students of grades 3 to 9.
The competition was conducted on 26th July, 2022 wherein students prepared charts and posters based on themes given to them.

Students of grades 3 and 4 wrote meaningful pledges saying goodbye to single-use plastics while grade 5 students designed posters on single-use plastic ban. Creative posters suggesting alternatives to single-use plastic and fact sheets showing statistics of devastating impacts of plastics were designed by students of grades 6 and 7 respectively. Grades 8 and 9 students used #goodbye plastic and designed social media handles to create awareness on plastic ban.
Students left no stone unturned in showing their resolve to combat the harmful impacts of single use plastics.

Winners of Eco-club Competition

JUNIOR GROUP:
Std III & IV
1st :
Kahaan Oza
– Std IV B
2nd :
Tithi Gurav
– Std IV A
3rd :
Anay Pakhale
– Std III A
SENIOR GROUP:
Std V & VI
1st :
Sugan Ganeshan
– Std VI A
2nd :
Sarah Pangarkar
– Std VI A
3rd :
Aaditya Nadar
– Std V A
Std VII
1st :
Aarya Patil
Std VIII & IX
1st :
Jhassithaa Nadar
– Std VIII
2nd :
Krit Sankhala
– Std VIII
3rd :
Aliza Khan
– Std IX

Gokulashtami Activity [Grades 1 to 7] (2022-2023)

Gokulashtami activities were conducted for students of Grades 1 to 7 during the Craft periods during which students showed exceptional creativity and enthusiasm to make significant objects for Gokulashtami.

Students of grades 1 and 2 made crowns for Lord Krishna and decorated it while Grade 3 students made flutes using card and chart papers. Grade 4 decorated a photo frame of Lord Krishna.

Decorative paper pots and cradles were made by grades 5 and 6, respectively. Students of grade 7 decorated clay pots using eco-friendly decorations.

The noteworthy artworks by students were commendable.

Raksha Bandhan Activity [Grades 1 to 7] (2022-2023)

To cherish and celebrate the love of brothers and sisters, Raksha Bandhan activities were conducted for for students of grades 1 to 7.
Boys of grades 1 to 4 showed their creative skills by making photo frames and hair accessories as gift items for their siblings and the girls designed lovely cards with meaningful messages of gratitude and gave these cards to the cleaning staff, peons, security guards and the nurse.

While boys of grades 5 to 7 created decorative jewellery boxes using cardboards, the girls made beautiful rakhis with messages on ‘Save Mother Nature’ and tied the rakhis to trees in the school premises. The students not only showed enthusiasm but also an environmental sensitivity by using eco-friendly materials for the activities.

Q-Shaala Session 2 [Grades 4-8] (2022-2023)

The second round of Q-shaala session was held in the 2nd week of July, 2022 for students of grades 4 to 8.
At the beginning of the session, students of Grade 4 were shown an image of the flag of a country following which they answered questions based on current affairs like crisis faced by Pakistan, museum made in memory of Mahatma Gandhi by Shapoorji Pallonji Group, etc. Students were made to think critically about the harmful effects of plastic and ways in which its use can be avoided.

Students were amazed to learn about the Pillow fight championship in Japan and that the first FIFA cricket stadium in Qatar was made of a Tanish Toy lego. The session for students of grades 5 and 6 commenced with the activity ‘Guess The Act’ in which the students had to enact words given to them while their groups would guess the word. Students answered several questions based on current affairs and were amazed to learn about Gulliver Park, a playground in Spain that pays tribute to the novel ‘Gulliver’s Travels’. At the end of the session, a fun activity based on Self awareness was conducted in which students wrote three things they could do on their own, three things they could not do on their own and things they could do with someone’s help. Through this activity they were able to identify their strengths and weaknesses. A story depicting the importance of silence was shown to students of Grade 7 after which they answered a variety of questions based on silence in movies, events, languages, brands, etc. They had fun guessing the first silent movie and the name of the company who created headphones. They learnt about the silent protest to highlight racial discrimination in USA. The session ended with an interactive discussion on benefits of silence and everyday silence tricks. Grades 8 students began their session by writing 5 affirmations using images shown the slides. This was followed by a fun round of questions through which students learnt some scientific terms like Camellia Sinensia (tea) and adrenaline (stress causing harmones). At the end of the session, students made a hand band with paper and wrote one of their best affirmations on it.
The second session of Q-shaala embibed students with skills like critical thinking, logical reasoning and scientific enquiry and made them even more enthusiastic for future sessions.

Extempore Competition [Grades 8 & 9] (2022-2023)

Trinity International School has always worked towards all-round development of the students. Hence, to hone the oratorial skills of pupils, the school organised an Extempore Competition based on the theme ‘Skills of the Future’ for students of Grades 8 and 9.
The participants were expected to think spontaneously and assert their ideas on the given topic with precision of thought and expression.

The event was conducted on 19th July, 2022 in the school hall. It commenced with a warm welcome to the students of the secondary section, teachers and the judges. The participants were given a time slot of two minutes to deliver their speeches. The students confidently presented their views on topics like time management, communication, digital literacy, patience, humour, team work, etc. Their speeches were judged on the basis of confidence, presentation of ideas, language, diction, enunciation and overall impression.
The event ended with encouragement and appreciation from the judges.

Winners of Extempore Competition

Senior Group
Std VIII & IX
1st :
Krit Sankhala
– Std VIII
2nd :
Thiraviaraj Nadar
– Std IX
3rd :
Aman Ojha
– Std IX

Monoacting Competition [Grades 5-7] (2022-2023)

Trinity International School organised a Monoacting competition on 19th July, 2022 for students of Grades 5 to 7, giving students a golden opportunity to showcase their acting talent.
The theme of the competition was ‘Emotions through Expressions’ wherein students had to step into the role of their favorite story character or an antagonist from a story book.

The competition, conducted in the school hall commenced with a warm welcome to the secondary section students, teachers and the judges. The participants then bewitched the audience with their captivating performances as Ursula, the Wimpy kid, Alice, etc. They showcased excellent acting skills, confidence and fluent speaking skills.
The event concluded with the judges appreciating the participants for their commendable performances and encouraging them to work on building up their confidence even more.

Winners of Monoacting Competition

Senior Group
Std V to VII
1st :
Niva Damania
– Std VI A
2nd :
Aarav Panpalia
– Std VI A
3rd :
Meenakshi Mangalam
– Std V B

Role Play Competition [Grades 1-4] (2022-2023)

“Children are great imitators, give them something great to imitate.”

To develop confident students and to provide an opportunity for them to showcase their acting and speaking skills, Trinity International School organised a Role Play Competition on 19th July, 2022 for the Primary Section.
The theme for grades 1 and 2 was Community Helpers while students of grades 3 and 4 had to play the role of their favourite story character. 

The programme began with the host welcoming the students and judges. The excitement of our young actors knew no bounds as they waited eagerly for their turn to perform. Students of grades 1 and 2 portrayed themselves as community helpers like doctor, nurse, soldier, firefighter, etc., giving information about the nature of their jobs and their importance in the society. Students of grades 3 and 4 enacted their favourite story characters like Harry Potter, Elsa, Cinderella, etc. and left the audience enthralled with their endearing acts.
The event concluded with the encouraging words of the judges who appreciated the admirable performances of the students and the effort taken by their parents.

Winners of Role Play Competition

SUB JUNIOR GROUP:
Std I & II
1st :
Arshiya Kamthe
– Std II B
2nd :
Sudhikshit Khamrui
– Std II A
3rd :
Balasubramanian Mangalam
– Std II A
JUNIOR GROUP:
Std III & IV
1st :
Tulip Dubey
– Std III A
2nd :
Keya Desai
– Std IV A
3rd :
Shauryan Palli
– Std IV B

Eco-Club 2022-23

To promote environment friendly attitudes and empower students to be actively involved in activities benefitting the society, Trinity International School formed the Environmental Club ‘Eco-Trinitians’, comprising eco-warriors from Grades 6 to 10.
In the previous years, various activities featured under the Eco-Club to create awareness about waste segregation and cleanliness, promote tree plantations, discourage use of one time use plastics, etc.

This year too, the club was reintroduced in a special assembly conducted in the school hall on 11th July 2022. The Head Mistress, Mrs. Mariamma Nair handed over badges to the newly elected Eco-Club members for the academic year 2022-23, after which she encouraged them to be committed to their duties and work in unity to conserve the environment. The Eco-Club co-ordinator then apprised everyone of the duties and responsibilities of the Eco-Club members this year. The momentous programme culminated with the Eco-Club members taking the pledge administered by the Eco-Club President, Vishesh Jain from Std X.

Investiture Ceremony 2022-23

“Leaders are not born but are made by their experiences in life.” To nurture leadership qualities in the newly elected Student Council members for the academic year 2022-23, Trinity International School held the Investiture ceremony on 6th July 2022.
The ceremony commenced with a prayer song to invoke the blessings of the Almighty after which the Headmistress, Mrs. Mariamma Nair, welcomed the audience comprising parents, students, House Mistresses and Student Council members.

invigorating speech she encouraged the Student Council members to fulfil their duties and responsibilities towards the school to ensure its smooth functioning and work together to uphold the honour of the institution. Exhibiting a sense of unity and discipline, the spectacular group of the Student Council members led by the Head Boy- Shllok Tahiliani and Head Girl- Akshaya V. marched confidently as they were handed the sash, badge and house flag as the hall resonated with applause and cheers.The Student Council members then took the oath administered by the Head Girl -Akshaya V. and promised to fulfil the duties conferred upon them and model exemplary leadership.
The ceremony then culminated with a Vote by thanks by the Supervisor, Mrs. Amuda Justin followed by the national anthem.

Q-Shaala Session 1 [Grades 4-8] (2022-2023)

To enhance skills like critical thinking, logical reasoning, scientific enquiry, etc. in students, Trinity International School has organized Q-Shaala sessions this year too for Grades 4 to 8.
The first round of Q-shaala sessions witnessed enthusiastic participation from the students. The sessions began with Ice-breaker activities wherein students of grade 4 made ID cards of things they like to do while grades 5 to 8 described themselves with their spirit animals based on the similarities in qualities.

The students were then divided into teams and ground rules of the hand, mouth and bottle were explained. Students then engaged in a fun round of questions based on current affairs and environment.
They not only got an opportunity to showcase their knowledge and skills but also learnt new things. Grade 4 students learnt the meaning of the word ‘capitalist’ and important facts about the Chandrayan while students of grades 5 to 8 were amazed at the facts that pineapple leaves are used to manufacture garments and keyboard keys were recycled to make Mural Paintings.
Students keenly participated in the last round of questioning called ‘This or That’ wherein they got to chose between two options for e.g. paper cups or plastic cups and explain the reason for their choices. At the end of this round students reflected on how our actions affect the environment.
The session enlightened the students with ways to conserve the environment.