School Trips

Mashobra Magic : Senior Students Take a Summer Break

No less than 80 Class XII students took a break from their studies to embark on an exhilarating summer trip to Mashobra Greens, Himachal Pradesh, from 25 to 29 May 2024. Upon arrival, they trekked to the camp, enjoyed breakfast, and were divided into two teams for competitive activities. Over the next four days, they participated in thrilling activities  like hangman, air hoopie, guerrilla warfare, ziplining, and rappelling, thus enhancing their skills and self-confidence. They also undertook a challenging six-hour survival trek, rewarded with a breathtaking view and delicious Maggi at the destination. Evenings had their own lively agenda, featuring night treks, DJ nights, and horror stories, making the trip unforgettable. On the final night, an award ceremony recognized achievements such as Best Cottage, Best Camper, and Best Team. It was a fantastic start to their vacation and will remain a cherished memory of their school days.
 

Unforgettable Adventures at Camp Nirmit

From 18 to 22 May 2024,79 students from Classes VI to VIII accompanied by 8 teachers, embarked on an exhilarating trip to Padampuri, staying at the enchanting Camp Nirmit. Nestled amidst picturesque mountains, the camp offered comfortable and clean tents for students and teachers. The camp staff were extremely courteous, and supportive, ensuring a warm and welcoming environment.
The  neat and clean surroundings provided  a perfect backdrop for a variety of engaging and age-appropriate activities. Students enjoyed rappelling, zip lining, trekking, and raft-building, among other exciting games. The skilled and energetic instructors quickly bonded with the students, imparting valuable lessons in teamwork, time management, stamina building, patience, sportsmanship, and an appreciation of nature and adventure.
Meals were tailored to suit young tastes, with a variety of wholesome, nutritious, and delicious options served with affection and care. A 24/7 doctor was available throughout the stay, handling all concerns with warmth and promptness. The trip was a memorable experience, leaving the students with memories to cherish and valuable life skills.

Thrills, Chills, and Team Skills: School Trip to Mashobra

On 18 May 2024, 44 students from Class XI  embarked on an exhilarating school trip to Mashobra, filled with adventure, camaraderie, and unforgettable memories. The trip kicked off with a thrilling rappelling activity, testing physical strength and boosting confidence. A highlight was the night trek, where students, guided by trek leaders, explored Mashobra’s trails under the starlit sky, fostering a deep appreciation for nature.
The zip line adventure  had students soaring over lush landscapes, offering an adrenaline rush and breathtaking views. The Burma bridge challenge demanded balance and courage, improving coordination and teamwork skills. The treasure hunt encouraged problem-solving and collaboration, creating a sense of camaraderie.
Survival games taught essential skills in a fun way, while perfect weather enhanced the outdoor experiences. Students enjoyed delicious, varied meals and comfortable accommodation. The trip was a resounding success, providing a valuable learning experience and stronger bonds of friendship.

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Vive La France – Exchange Programme-II @ Lyon & Paris-2024

Fifteen students from Class VII at TIS VV and five students from TIS EoK embarked on an educational journey to Lyon and Paris, France, from April 21st to April 29th, 2024, accompanied by Ms Neetu Swarnakar and Ms Neelam Chibber. During their time in Lyon, the students explored SEPR L’École de Métiers, a vocational training school, where they learned about various vocational courses designed for students seeking alternative educational paths.Following their time in Lyon, the group traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, where they toured the United Nations building and CERN, the renowned scientific research centre. In Paris, the students spent three days visiting historic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Chateau de Versailles, and the Louvre museum. The trip was an enriching experience, providing the students with a multitude of life skills and memorable experiences.

Paris, Lille & Brussels – Student Exchange - I @ Programme In France - 2024

Student exchange programs serve as a vital bridge between nations and cultures, offering students invaluable opportunities for personal and academic growth. They enhance students’ cultural awareness, fostering acceptance of diversity, and enriching their cultural knowledge. TISVV has long supported such initiatives, recently organizing exchange programs with partner schools in France.
A delegation of 23 students from TISVV and 5 students from TIS, EoK, accompanied by teachers Mrs. Seema Maniktala and Mrs. Dimple Madan, participated in a Student Exchange Program in France. Organized by Frehindi Education Pvt Ltd, the group visited Lille and Paris, engaging in cultural exchanges with students at our partner school, Lycée Privé Saint Rémi in Roubaix, Lille. Activities included a dance performance of Gitanjali, various Indian traditional dances, rangoli making, and sari tying. The students also attended English and French classes and presented gifts to the Mayor of Lille. Additionally, they visited the European Union Parliament in Brussels before spending two days exploring Paris, visiting landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre.

Class IX Visits the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya

The Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya pays tribute to every Prime Minister of India since Independence, showcasing their contributions to the nation’s development over the past 75 years. The Teen Murti Estate, once the residence of India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, for 16 years, has been transformed into a museum offering a range of immersive experiences. These experiences tell the story of independent India, the creation of the Constitution, and how Prime Ministers have guided the nation through various challenges. The students of Class IX visited the Museum on 30 April 2024 and were guided through both the historic Teen Murti Bhavan museum and the new adjoining building with its galleries dedicated to an indepth look at all the achievements of modern India under the aegis of each Prime Minister. Audio-visual displays, interactive panels, memorabilia and detailed archival material have all been used depict the different aspects of their lives in a thematic format. Students said they had learnt a great deal, especially about India’s recent history.

Powerful Images – Photography Club Students Appreciate Raghu Rai’s Exhibition at KNMA

The Photography Club students (from Classes VII to XII) visited the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art in Saket, New Delhi on 12 April 2024, exploring the captivating exhibition “A Thousand Lives” by Raghu Rai.  The exhibition provided invaluable insights into Rai’s mastery of the craft and his unique perspective on the human experience. Rai’s powerful imagery delves into the essence of Indian life, capturing its diverse facets with profound depth. Through his lens, students were transported into a world of emotion, culture, and storytelling. Rai’s photographs serve as windows into the lives of iconic figures like Indira Gandhi, the Dalai Lama, and Mother Teresa, while also portraying the bustling energy of urban landscapes. His art resonates with emotions and his pictures seem to bring the image to life. The experience left a profound impression on the students,  enriching their understanding of photography while igniting a deeper appreciation for the rich tapestry of Indian life and culture.

Exploring the Cosmos at Astroport Sariska Treetop

The overnight observation session organized by SPACE India was much enjoyed by the students of the Astronomy Club who visited  the Astroport (Astroport Sariska Treetop by Eight Continents) associated with the  SPACE Research Facility Centre in Village Tehla, District Alwar, Rajasthan,  on  11 and 12 April 2024, accompanied by their teachers. It was a fascinating experience for all participants, who learned to read the night sky using a sky map, identify the motions of stars due to Earth’s rotation, grasp the concepts of Earth’s rotation and revolution around the Sun, and understand the visibility of planets in the sky. Moreover, they observed constellations and received hands-on experience with telescopes, learning how to handle them.  The experience  aimed to enhance participants’ understanding of astronomy through various activities and certainly ignited a passion for further exploration of the cosmos.

Read, Learn, Grow :Students of Class VI visiting the National Book Trust

Visiting a bookshop offers a tactile and immersive experience, fostering a deeper connection with literature. Students  of Class VI visited the National Book Trust Headquarters, Vasant Kunj on 10 April 2024. The visit provided  students with an opportunity to explore various genres of books, learn about the importance of reading and this fosters their love for reading. The students also attended a storytelling session by Ms. Seema Wahi, which was followed  by a tour of the bookstore, where the enthusiastic young readers  purchased  books of their choice to add to their reading list.

Exploring Gwalior Through the Eyes of Art Students

Six of our enthusiastic senior  art students  visited Gwalior between 26 and 28 March 2024.Gwalior, home to a large number of palaces, temples and monuments , has a glorious history and a rich culture to offer. The students visited Rani Laxmi Bai’s samadhi,  the tomb of Tansen, Gwalior Municipal Museum, Maharaja Bada, Jai Vilas Palace, the many monuments inside Gwalior Fort and also enjoyed the light and sound show there.  Live sketching and water colour painting at some of these monuments and an art workshop and demonstration at Raja Mansingh Tomar Music and Art University were the highlights of the trip. Their lively interactions with the locals added to the memorable experience.

Exploring Weather Wonders: Students at the Indian Meteorological Department

On March 21, 2024, Class XII Geography students visited the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), to participate in its 150th Anniversary and World Meteorological Day celebrations. Engaging in a quiz on weather and climate topics, they delved into meteorological instruments, uncovering the importance of the Stevenson screen in weather forecasting.  They gained insights into measuring humidity using hygrometers, wind speed with anemometers, atmospheric pressure with barometers and precipitation levels with rain gauges. This enriching experience deepened their understanding of meteorology and weather forecasting in India.

Students of class III on a trip to Agra from 29 February - 1 March 2024

Students of class I on a day trip to Rail Museum on 23 February 2024

Students of class V on a trip to Dudhwa National Park from 17-21 February 2024

Students of class IV on a trip to Gwalior on 17-18 February 2024

Students of classes Nursery - KG enjoying a night camp in school from 10-11 February 2024