Vidyasthali School Mango Fest

Mango Day: As the Malihabad Dussehri gets less and less visible, the youngest in Vidyasthali hold on to its magical flavour. On Mango Day the students of Prep and Nursery enjoyed slurpy mango juices, sang rhymes in honour of the fruit, drew and coloured images of their ‘Khaas Aam’. They also tasted the other varieties and enjoyed different flavours. Students wore outfits in the varied hues of yellow, green and orange. It was indeed a fulfilled day for the teenie boppers!
Swasth Mansikta aur Samajik Jaagrookta humara lakshya. So, determined in their efforts to resolve social issues and change mindsets … Vidyasthali students present their perception of Together We Win. With great confidence, they expressed the theme with tremendous elan. The social issues of eve-teasing, throwing of garbage, gender inequality, to standing up for equal rights…. every move…every action of the dancers symbolised confidence and determination to rise up against injustice firmly believing in the age-old saying-Unity is Strength.

Day Care at The Prep School

The Prep school provides full day care programme for children between the age group of 8 months to 9 years.

The full day care program has been designed to provide a facility for parents who would like to see their child be comfortable and safe, while they are at their workplaces. It allows mothers to return to their workplaces without compromising on the quality of care and love their little ones get. We strive to ensure that we provide a safe, healthy and nurturing space for children to learn and grow.

Fee Schedule

Timings

Fees

8:00 am – 6:00 pm (Full Day)

Rs 5500/- per month

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Half Day)

Rs 3500/- per month

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Rs 2500/- per month


Rules And Regulations

  • Age Group 9 months to 8 years
  • Registration Fee  – Rs 2000/- + Rs 500/- Security (Refundable)
  • Fee has to be paid before the 1st of each month.
  • A late Fee of Rs 30/- per day will be charged after the 1st.
  • Late pick-up per half-an-hour is Rs 100/-
  • Day Care opens from Monday – Saturday.
  • Saturday Timings : 8:00 am -2:00 pm ( 3rd  Saturday will be closed.).

 

* Children issues/ problems at the Day Care are dealt with care, concern and affection.

* Parents are welcome to participate in the children’s activities at the centre.

* Any kind of queries, apprehensions, complaints or suggestions are to be directed to the Coordinator.  The Coordinator will promptly attend to the queries/ concerns.

*All activities will be scheduled and carried out in a routine manner.  However, the deviation can occur if the need arises.

* Birthday celebrations can take place in the Day Care. Eats and crockery to be provided by the parents. Only parents, Grand-parents and siblings are allowed in the celebration.

* The Day Care working hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

* Parents are requested to pick up their child latest by 6 p.m. However, an unavoidable delay by 5 mins. is acceptable – if it goes beyond, then a late pick-up of fee Rs 100/- per half an hour will be levied.

Checklist

  • Change of clothes.
  • Extra Diapers for diaper babies.
  • One hand towel.
  • Kindly write the name of the child on all the clothes, towel, bag, water bottles and tiffin, etc.
  • A small kit with a comb, any cream or talc the child is using.

Meals

  • Parents are requested to provide food & snacks for children. An evening snack like biscuit/ fruit will be provided by us.
  • Clean RO drinking water is available. Drinking water bottles have to be provided by the parents.
  • Feeding bottles and water bottles for babies to be sterilized at home.
  • Toddlers and babies will be fed by the Care givers. And, at the same time toddlers will be encouraged and helped to eat independently.
  • In case, any kind of food spoilage is detected by us, we will notify the parents and provide something, on request.

Food Schedule

  1. Breakfast
  2. Pre Lunch snack
  3. Lunch
  4. Evening snacks

Medical

  • It is compulsory for parents to apprise the Coordinator about health issues, if any.
  • If the child is suffering from any communicable diseases such as viral fever, common cold, chicken pox, measles, etc.  He/ She must not be sent to the Day Care in the interest of other children.
  • We are ready to administer prescribed medicines to children, as per written instructions of the parents and a copy of the prescription.
  • Please inform the Day Care if your child is suffering from any allergies.
  • The parents will be informed if the child is running temperature. Medicine (Paracetamol) will be administered only on parent’s permission. The child must be picked up from the Day Care within an hour of intimidation.

Pick Up

The child will be handed over only to his/ her parents or someone who has been authorized by parents to pick up. In case a new person is sent to pick up the child. We should be notified well in advance.

 

Special children hog the limelight in theatre festival-Natyotsav

Special children from Study Hall School’s DOSTI section performed a rib tickling play ‘Prayaschit’.  Speaking during the inaugural ceremony president and CEO of the Study Hall Education Foundation said that theatre plays a very important part in a child’s development. This was followed by a  play Mai Savitri Bai Phule by Prerna Girls and Boys School was staged.
The last and final presentation of the first day of the two-day event was court martial performed by Study Hall School’s children. On Saturday the highlight will be the play being performed by the children of rural school – Vidyasthali School. The plays were staged at the Valmiki Rangshala at Sangeet Natak Academy.
The highlight of the second and final day of Natyotsav was the play – Sita Apaharan Case –  staged by the children of Vidyasthali School from Malihabad. The second event of the day was a dance by the children of Study Hall School’s Centre for Learning titled Wajood ki Talaash. Varsha Geet by the Prerna Girls School students and other performances by Study Hall School also marked the day.
The inaugural address was given by Dr. Urvashi Sahni while eminent theatre personality Raj Besaria was the chief guest. Speaking during her inaugural address    Dr. Sahni said that theatre makes us realise the troubles others go through. It makes us empathise.

Study Hall School students once again prove how strong they are in Humanities

Study Hall School students once again shone in the CBSE class 12 results. Abhilaksh Verma (humanities) topped the school rankings with 96.2% while Ruma Agarwal with 95.2 marks stood second. Katyayani Raghuvanshi (humanities) and Satvik Rastogi (commerce) with 95.2% marks stood a joint third.The school’s average percentage stood at 82.2%
Abhilaksh Verma (96.2) Ruma Agarwal (95.4) Katyayani Raghuvanshi95. 2 Satvik Rastogi 95. 2

 

India’s Daughters Campaign enters the ‘Mango Belt’

Taking India’s Daughters Campaign 2017 to the rural areas of Lucknow, the Study Hall Educational Foundation’s Vidyashali School in Mahilabad organized an Awareness March against child marriage on May 17, 2017. The students of Vidyasthali participated in the march which started from the school and covered thoroughfare areas neighboring village Saliamau.

A street play – Bal Vivah Ghulami Hai - against child marriage was also staged at four different locations during the match.

Over 200 community members signed the petition against child marriage as part of the signature campaign.

This awareness march was preceded by a series of critical dialogues with the Vidyasthali students to build a deeper understanding of the detrimental social norms and to question malpractices like child marriage. Post these discussion children prepared placards and banners to take out in the community and also drafted the script for the street play which was staged during the march.

The procession made stops at local mosques and temples collected signatures of Faith Leaders on a pledge against child marriage.

Earth Day celebrated at Vidyasthali

Vidyasthali School celebrated Earth Day on May 1, 2017. During the event, Vidhyasthali students participated directly or indirectly in raising awareness about the environment. Competitions were held in the field of art (poster making) and Rangoli, Hindi and English poem, elocution with the theme of earth.

Our chief guest Study Hall principal Shalini Sinha, DSH head Shalini Chandra and Bani Aunty appreciated the effort of the child an declared the result

Towards reforming Government schools in UP: A meeting with DyCM Dinesh Sharma

Dr. Urvashi Sahni, President of Studyhall Educational  Foundation, met Dy CM Dinesh Sharma and discussed the state of primary and secondary education in Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Sahni, who is also a member of the Rajasthan chief minister’s advisory council (education), appraised Sharma about how administrative reforms in Rajasthan had lead to the migration of 10 lakh students from private schools to government schools in Rajasthan.

Prof Sharma showed the keen interest in knowing how the change was brought about in Rajasthan. He said that the current Yogi government was determined to bring about positive changes in primary and secondary education and he would like to discuss this further.

To this, Dr. Sahni explained that integration of primary and secondary school, reducing teacher vacancies, rationalization of teacher appointments based on the need of the school, a collection of accurate school data through a technology portal, Shaala darpan, along with increasing teacher accountability were among the major factors for change.

As a follow up of the meeting, Dy CM Dinesh Sharma suggested that he would like to arrange a presentation before the chief minister Yogi Aditynath and table her suggestions to chalk out the roadmap for educational reform in UP.

She also presented a memorandum to stop child marriage in UP as part of the India’s Daughters Campaign being run by the Study Hall Educational Foundation.

4th Art Competition ‘Paint your imagination’ by Study Hall – Center of Learning

The Study Hall Center for Learning organized its 4th Annual Art Competition on 14th April 2017, where around 350 students of various schools like CMS, LPS, Jaipuria, Police Modern School and many others across the city have participated. It was held grade wise where various topics related to social issues like Domestic Violence, Clean India Green India, Rio Olympic etc were allotted. The epitome of creativity and imagination was witnessed. Saad Khan  of City Montessori School  achieved 1st prize in senior category Arnav from Seth M.R Jaipuria  and Harsh from Centre For Learning  Owned 2nd prize, Naincy From Prerna  Girls School achieved 3rd prize, Kamini from Vidyasthali and Navya from CMS won consolation prize. In Junior Category Amhad of Study Hall School Grabbed  1st Prize, Nivedita Singh Of Seth M.R Jaipuria and Aarav from Study Hall Won 2nd Prize  Kushagra and Nandini From Study Hall received 3rd Prize and Naseema of Gyan Setu- Non Formal Education Centre received consolation prize respectively.

Paint your imagination

India’s Daughters Campaign – Rally taken out against child marriage

The Study Hall Educational Foundation organized an awareness march against child marriage to launch its 5th India’s Daughters Campaign 2017 on April 1, 2017.
With over 200 participants the rally started from Gandhi Pratima in Hazaratganj and moved towards Jawahar Bhawan.
Students Prerna Girls School , 8 Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, Study Hall School, Vidyasthali and GyanSetu participated in the rally.
As a follow-up a memorandum against child marriage was given to the chief minister and the governor.
Naheed from Prayatna (NGO) said that this is a very good attempt to draw the attention of the crowd towards a very sensitive issue.
Dr Sahni added to her voice saying the onus is now on the state government to take this issue forward.
Mahant Diya Giri of Mankamneshwar Temple also spoke on the occasion and said the since the inception of the law against child marriage not a lot has changed and one of the major reasons for child marriage is illiteracy and lack of strict implementation of the law.
A Nukkad Natak titled Bal Vivah Ghulami Hai was also staged on the issue.
5 child marriage survivors also participated in the event.
One of the child marriage survivor Fatima Khatoon (name changed) said that had my teachers not saved me from the child marriage I would not had two kids by now and I would not be supporting my family through a job.
Mamta Singh, Humsafar, Neha Naidu, UNICEF, Swarnima Singh, Suraksha, Chhavi Jain, Suraksha, Naheed Aqueel, Prayatna, Shaista Ambar, All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board, Mohd. Idrees Ambar, All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board, Prof Nishi Pandey, Lucknow University, Rakhee Panjwani, Principal  Prerna Girls School, Kahkashaw Parween, Mahila Samakhya, Shubhagi, AALI, Jagdish Gupta, Mankamneshwar Math, Akhilesh Tiwari, Sarathi, Shipra Jha, Girls Not Brides, Neelofer Khan, Uttar Pradesh Police Mahila Samman Prakoshtha, J Ram, Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh , Swarnima Singh, Suraksha, Lucknow, Chhavi Jain, Suraksha, Lucknow, Prof Nishi Pandey, Institute of Women’s Studies, Lucknow University , Aftab Mohammad, CP Specialist. UNICEF, Shachi Sharma, Sahayog India, Deepika, Sahayog India and Ibrahim, Nadwa (Muslim Education Institution) also lent their voice to the rally.

India’s Daughters Campaign – Awareness March – April 1, 2017
India’s Daughters Campaign – Awareness March – April 1, 2017 – Mankamneshwar Mahant Divya Giri
India’s Daughters Campaign – Awareness March – Street Play – Bal Vivah Ghulami Hai – April 1, 2017