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Grade 1 – Highlights of the week [7th June to 14th June]

Grade 1 – Highlights of the week [7th June to 14th June]

We had 3 exciting zero days where we spent time knowing each other and playing different games. We also discussed routines and procedures, clarified expectations, made class mission statement and essential agreements.

Language

Revision of sounds, word families and digraphs was done.

Read aloud was conducted.

Math

Oral chanting of numbers from 1 to 99 was done.

Revision of few concepts like after numbers, before numbers,  between numbers, ascending and descending order, skip counting and days of the week was done.

Regards,

Grade 1 team

 

Homework 14/06/2018

Homework 14/06/2018

Language-

1. Write  three rhyming words for each word given below in  language notebook.
ball, rat, jump, star and pin

Example : ball – tall, mall, call.

rat- bat, mat, sat.

Math

Do as directed in math notebook.

1.Write number names for 92,14,88.
2.Mention after, before and between numbers for the following:
____26,  89___,  59___61
3. Put the correct sign (<,>,=) for the following numbers:
45___45, 76__98, 11__10

4.Write days of the week.

 

Regards

Grade1 Team.

Grade -1 Hindi Homework – Cycle 1

Grade -1 Hindi Homework – Cycle 1

प्रिय अभिभावकों,

प्रथम सत्र में आप सभीका और छात्रों का स्वागत हैं |

गृहकार्य –

कहानी का नाम – माँ की प्यारी सीख’

नीचे दी गई Link से बच्चों को कहानी का video दिखाएँ, इससे संबंधित प्रश्न पूछें और चर्चा करें | आने वाली हिंदी की कक्षा में बच्चों से इस कहानी का Reflection लिया जाएगा |

Link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6Zc40AIIvA

 

1ST PARENT TEACHER MEETING (PTM) 2018-19

1ST PARENT TEACHER MEETING (PTM) 2018-19

1st Parent Teacher Meeting (PTM) 2018-19

Dear Parent,

1st Parent Teacher Meeting (PTM) for  Primary Years (G 1- 6) and Early Years (Nursery, J.KG and S.KG) is scheduled on Saturday, 16 June, 2018 and 23 June, 2018. Kindly go through the details given below.

16th June, 2018  (Saturday)
Batch 1
Time Grade Venue Sections
7:30 am to 9:30 am Grade 1 Pulse Concord, Joy, Harmony, Trust
Y-Box Amity, Truth, Hope, Peace
Grade 3 Hippodrome All sections
Batch 2
Time Grade Venue Sections
10:30 am to 12:30 pm Grade 2 Pulse Discover, Invent, Explore, Wonder
Y-Box Think, Dream, Create, Ponder
Grade 4 Hippodrome All sections

 

23rd June, 2018 (Saturday)
Batch 1
Time Grade Venue Sections
7:30 am to 9:30 am Grade 5 Pulse Synergy, Coalition, Alliance, Conglomerate
Y-Box Reciprocity, Collaboration, Consortium, Symbiosis
Grade 6 Hippodrome All sections
Batch 2
Time Grade Venue Sections
10:30 am to 12:30 pm Nursery Senior Library
Junior Kg Y-Box Red, Yellow, Green, Orange
X-Box White, Blue, Indigo, Violet
Senior Kg Hippodrome All sections

 

On the basis of the feedback received in the past, parents are now allowed to use personal transport for attending the PTM, hence no bus route will be run for parents.

  • We strongly recommend car pooling due to parking space constraints.
  • We expect that parents vacate the parking slot immediately after the PTM so as to make space for the cars coming in for the next slot. 
  • Gates for batch 1 will be closed by 7:40 am and for batch 2 by 10:40 am. We recommend that you arrive in school early. 
  • Please do not call at Front desk requesting entry in school incase you are late.
    We request you to treat all the school staff including support staff (security, drivers and conductors) with courtesy at all times. Please note that inappropriate tone, language or behaviour will not be accepted. 

          Kindly note that pantry will be open for parents and only a few selected items will be available. Parents can savour the items using cash/coupons.

         Parents can buy pantry coupons in cash as well through Paytm. http://m.p-y.tm/fsfwb

 

Regards,

Fountainhead School

Grade 1- Single Subject Teachers

Grade 1- Single Subject Teachers

Unnati Bhagat – PYP ILT Asst. Team Leader

She has done M.A. (English) from Gujarat University, B.Ed. (English, Sanskrit) from VNSGU with a distinction, T.T.N.C. (Teachers Training in Needle Craft) with a distinction, and SCOPE. She has been working with Fountainhead since 2012. She has been teaching Gujarati in various grades across the school. She has a good command over Gujarati and Hindi language. She likes to read and listen to Gujarati ghazals, cook, and travel. She also writes poems in Gujarati and Hindi.

She is the PYP ILT Asst.TL.

Sneha Gadre – Hindi Teacher

Grade 1 – Hope , Concord , Truth and Peace

She is in the teaching profession since 2010. She has done her Master of Arts and Bachelors in Education in Hindi from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. She has been working with Fountainhead School since May 2011. Teaching is her passion and she shares good bonding with her students. Her life mantra is ‘Nothing is impossible’. Her hobbies are travelling, listening to music and cooking.

Sangita Vegad- Hindi Teacher

Grade 1 – Trust , Joy , Amity and Harmony .

Sangita Vegad joined Fountainhead school in 2017. She has done B.Ed with English. She is in teaching profession since 17 years. She is a life long learner and is always ready to take new challenges in life. She loves reading books and listening to music.

Priyanka Chahwala – PYP PE Team Leader

Priyanka Chahwala (PYP Team Leader) has been working with Fountainhead School since 2010. She has completed her Food Technology from Government Polytechnic, Goa. She enjoys dancing and reading nonfiction books. She is passionate about teaching.

Harish Chauhan – PYP PE Teacher

Grade 1 – Hope PE Coach

Harish Chauhan joined Fountainhead School as a PE & Sports Teacher in Aug 2015. He even teaches Gymnastics. He has done B.PED and Masters in PE in 2013 and 2015 respectively. Prior to FS, he was associated with Essar International School as Gymnastic coach for 3 years.

Pinkle Abraham- PYP PE Teacher

Grade 1  – Trust and Peace PE Coach.

Pinkle is a PYP PE Teacher and Football Coach and has been working with Fountainhead School since may 2017. He is a  University as well as National level football player and has participated in various District, State Zone, Junior and Senior National level tournaments. He has also participated in Athletics & Handball at District and State level. He holds the record of being the fastest short distance runner (100,200 & 400 metres distance) at Khel Mahakumb from the year 2010 to 2013.

Ankit Reshamwala – PYP PE Teacher

Grade 1 – Truth and Harmony PE Coach

Ankit’s educational qualification comprises of B.com, B. P. Ed. & Aita level-3. He is a university, state and national level player. He is even a professional lawn tennis coach. As a referee he is convener of south Gujarat tennis association and Khel Mahakumbh. He is even a selector of School Games Federation Of India (SGFI). Ankit joined FS in 2014.

Mohamed Saleh Bham – PYP PE Teacher

Grade 1 – Joy PE Coach

Mohamed Saleh joined Fountainhead school in mid march as a PYP PE and Handball teacher. He represented his college – VNSGU in handball and has 16 months of experience in school and 2 years at Sports Academy.

Asif Patel – PYP PE Teacher and Skating Coach

Grade 1 – Concord and Amity PE Coach

Asif Patel (PYP PE Teacher & Speed Skating Coach) joined FS in 2013. He has participated in 2 National Speed Skating Competitions, one national skate marathon and has officiated many skating events. He has been a skating coach for different schools since 2009. He likes to play badminton and sports climbing. He enjoys travelling, adventure sports and biking.

Shalini Nandkumar – PYP Arts Team Leader

She has been in the teaching profession since 2008 and is working with Fountainhead School since 2012. She is PYP Arts Team Leader,Art and Design Coordinator and Whole school art events coordinator. She has done her “Diploma in Commercial Arts” from Government Polytechnic for Girls. She has attended IB workshops of CAT 1, 2 and 3. She has facilitated SAIBSA job alike session in Feb 2017.

Ravindra Agarwal – PYP Arts Asst. Team Leader

Ravindra Agrawal pursued his Bachelors in Music from SCOPA College of Performing Arts, South Gujarat University, Surat. He has plunged into teaching since 2008. He was born in Surat and has grown up with the thought that “Music is his life”.

He is the PYP arts Asst.TL and Music teacher for grade 6.

Priti Patel – 2 – PYP Arts Teacher

Priti Patel joined FS in April-2016. She has pursued B.P.A. and Diploma in dance. She is the Drama teacher for grade 1 and 2 and As Dance teacher for Grade 3 to 6.

Pooja Bhatt – PYP Arts Teacher

Pooja Bhatt has been working with Fountainhead School since 2015 as a Dance teacher. She has done her schooling from R S M Poonawala Experimental School, she obtained a degree in Commerce from K. P. Commerce College. She has done Masters in Bharatnatyam. She is the Visual Art teacher for grade 1 and 2 and grade 2 Dance teacher.

Vipul Ariwala – Arts & Dance Teacher

Vipul has done “Dance education programme” from Jay Nayak dance institute. He is a professional choreographer and organises events and is a part of Jay Nayak Dance institute. He is the Dance teacher for Nursery, Jr.Kg and Sr.Kg and will teach dance to Gr.3, 4 5 and 6 in Art and Design Special.

Palak Joshi- Arts & Music Teacher

Palak Joshi:She has done her Visharad in Classical music (vocal). She can play keyboard, harmonium and tanpura. Palak has completed her B.Com with Advance accounts and auditing and completed CA IPCC. She has also done her Visharad in classical Dance (Bharatnatyam). She has passed out with A+ in Elementary and Intermediate exams. She is the Music teacher for grade 1,3 and 4.

Regards,

Grade 1 Team.

Grade 1 Team

Grade 1 Team

Dear Parents,

A very warm welcome to the new academic session 2018-19.

With lots of enthusiasm, we welcome the children back to school! The transition from Early years to Primary Years might be a little challenging for you as well as the children because of the change in timings. But, I’m sure the children will get habituated within a few days and will look forward to waking up early in the morning and coming to the school. We will do our best to ensure the transition is as seamless as possible and to ensure that each child feels loved, respected and safe.

Our mission for Grade 1 learners is ‘To nurture socio-emotional and cognitive development through positive guidance and interactions.’

With this mission in mind , we promise to provide a carefully planned, stimulating environment which will help learners to develop within themselves the foundational habits, attitudes, skills and creative thinking and learning.

We’ll be sharing the curriculum details with you through school website. We’ll also keep you updated about the daily routine through the blog posts. In case of further queries you can contact me or your child’s homeroom teacher. We request for communication only through daily diary.

We hope that you are aware of all the school policies and that you will also follow them earnestly. We expect all the parents to attend the events where parental involvement is required like PTM, SLC, Sports day, Annual day or any other specific event. Do encourage and motivate your child to complete his/her Homework and submit it on time. As we always say and believe that teachers and parents together can nurture a child. So let’s come together and be role models for our children and facilitate their overall growth.

With this note, I am happy to introduce you to the Grade 1 team.

Evelyn Jones- – Team Leader (evelyn.jones@fountainheadschools.org)

Evelyn Jones joined Fountainhead School in 2009. She has done her B.Com., Early Childhood Care and Education, Computer programming and has even pursued her B.Ed. from Singhania University. She loves to read and listen to soft music. Teaching has been her passion since childhood. Evelyn believes in the principle “To teach is to learn and to learn is to teach”.

Vaishali Patel- HRT Concord

Vaishali is in the teaching profession since last 14 years. She has done her graduation from Vanita Vishram Women’s College of Commerce (S.N.D.T University). Her hobbies include drawing, painting, dancing, singing, art and craft. She loves to be with the students. She joined Fountainhead School in April, 2015.

Chandani Patel- HRT Trust

Chandani has completed her graduation from SNDT university and has done a certified course in foreign languages (French and Spanish). Previously, she worked in Fountainhead Preschool, Surat. She is passionate about teaching the young minds and inculcating the values in them for their bright future.

Vibha Desai- HRT Peace

Vibha joined Fountainhead School as PYP Teacher in 2015. She has completed her M.A. and B. Ed. She is  an enthusiastic, fun loving person. She enjoys being around kids.

Jyoti Pugalia- HRT Hope

Jyoti Pugalia is an aspiring teacher. She joined Fountainhead School in 2016. She has worked for WPA Pvt Ltd (Bangalore) for 3yrs. She believes “Don’t study to earn, study to learn. What you learn today is what you will become tomorrow!” Let’s together shape the child’s future and teach them, “HOW TO THINK” and not “WHAT TO THINK”! as quoted by Margaret Mead.

Suprabha Desai – In charge – Hope

Suprabha Desai joined Fountainhead School on 26th March 2018 as a PYP teacher. She did her MBA in hospitality and tourism management from Annamalai University. She was working with Vibgyor High School as Education Facilitator. She was also associated with hospitality sector where she worked with The Grand Bhagwati Surat, Lords Group of Hotels. Her hobbies are Dancing, Cooking and writing.

She will be in charge of Hope section along with Jyoti Pugalia.

Zeel Choksi- HRT Amity

Zeel is an enthusiastic teacher. She has done her B.B.A and Masters in Human Resource Development from VNSGU. She chose to teach because she always wanted to nurture and develop talent in young kids. Her motto in life is: “Live, love, learn, grow and celebrate.” She joined Fountainhead School in May, 2016.

Jayeeta Chakraborty- HRT Harmony

Jayeeta is an enthusiastic teacher. She is hard-working and is passionate about teaching kids and exploring new teaching methods. Drawing, listening to music and reading are her hobbies and she enjoys traveling.

Harleen Kaur – HRT Joy

Harleen Kaur has joined FS as a PYP Teacher.She has done her Masters in English and B.E in computer science from VTU (Bangalore). She is very passionate and enthusiastic about her work.She has a rich experience of 4 years of teaching in schools like D.P.S and G.D Goenka international school.She believes that a teacher can inspire hope and ignite the imagination of students.

Binal Shah – HRT Truth

Binal Shah has done BBA from Sardar Patel University. She has 10 years of work experience with various corporates, Holiday Inn Ahmedabad, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co., Kotak Life Insurance co. Ltd., Reliance Life Insurance Co. Ltd., to name few. She has experience in sales and training.  Binal loves being with kids, meeting new people, music, dance, travelling, cooking and crafting. She started her journey with FS in the year 2017.

Khushboo Rathi- Language Support Teacher

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Khushboo is an enthusiastic, fun loving person. She enjoys being around kids. She loves to travelling, dancing,  reading and exploring new things. She is with Fountainhead since a year now and she believes that teaching and learning is a joyful journey.

Deepika Nagpal – PYP Resource Teacher

She has completed  BBA from SDJIC. She is currently pursuing B.E.D. She has worked with Unnati English Academy. She loves being with kids. Her hobbies are art and craft, listening to music, reading self development books. Exploring new places, being with nature is something she does to rejuvenate herself.

Few important points :

Always keep an extra pair of clothes( along-with undergarments) in the bag.

1 napkin to be brought daily in the bag.

1 handkerchief in the pocket should be given.

Label all the belongings of your child.

Kindly send homework books/sheets in the folder.

Looking forward to your support and cooperation throughout the year!!

Regards,

Grade 1 Team.