Model Academy the prestigious school of MIER in its on going effort to sharpen the English Language skills among the students organised an “English Language Week” from 18th May to 22nd May at both its branches with the theme, ‘Sharpening Language Skills for Global Citizenship’.
The week was packed with an array of activities that provided a platform to the students to showcase their skills through various ingenious activities using English as medium of expression. Special assemblies on famous writers, poets and literary personalities were organised. The students of Primary and Middle wing took part in Spell- Bee contests, Word Scrabble and Spot the mistakes competition. The students of Senior Secondary Wing presented one act short play, “Seven Ages” written by William Shakespeare. They enacted and portrayed the seven stages in the life of human beings. An English song, ‘Que Sera Sera’ sung by choir group of the school mesmerised everyone.
Dr. Adit Gupta Joint Director MIER along with Mrs. Rupa Gupta, Management Representative, Mrs. Usha Gadoo, officiating Principal and Ms. Ruchi Sharma, Quality Assurance officer attended the programme on the concluding day. Dr. Adit Gupta in his address reminded the children about the importance of developing English language skills. He further stressed that English as a language should be developed at every stage and that it was paramount to converse in English on a daily basis to be fluent in the language. He lauded the efforts of the students for their competency in language skills and also expressed his deep sense of appreciation for the hard work put in by the teachers.
Later in the day final round of the Spell Bee Competition was held for the students of classes I- III. Winners of various competitions were awarded with certificates of honour. The entire programme was coordinated by Mrs. Manjari Sehgal, Miss. Jasleen Mohial, Academic Managers, Mrs. Manju Vali, Convener Co-curricular committee along with English subject teachers Mrs. Samy Bajaal and Ms. Apurva.
Dr. Adit Gupta