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Nature camp Grade 9-Important details and final Itinerary

Nature camp Grade 9-Important details and final Itinerary

Dear Parent,

Mentioned below are the important details and final itinerary for the trip to M.P:

1. Important points:  

  • Departure details:
  • Date: 23 December, 2014
  • Venue: Reach Surat Railway Station near Food Express:
  • Reporting time: 4:30 pm.
  • Train name: Karnavati Express AC CC

Note: 23rd December will be working day for students and they will leave by 2:00 pm bus route. 

  • Arrival Details:
  • Date: 31 December, 2014
  • Time: 8:35 am
  • Train name: Karnavati Express AC CC

2.  Final Itinerary: 

  • Day:1-23rd December -2014

4:30 p.m. Reporting to Surat Railway Station near Food Express.

5:30 p.m. Travel to Baroda by AC Chair Car Karnavati Express – Train No – 12933 .

Onwards Journey by Train No – 11463 – Somnath – Jabalapur Express to Piparia by 3 Tier AC Journey. 

  • Day:2-24th December -2014

12:00 noon Arrival at Piparia.

12:15 p.m. Transfer to Pachmarhi by Jeeps

2:00 p.m. Arrival at Pachmarhi.

2:30 p.m. Lunch.

3:30 p.m. Check in Hotel at Misty Medows at Pachmarhi.

5:00 p.m. Short Trek to Jatashankar Caves. ( 3 kms)

8:00 p.m. Dinner.

10:00 p.m. Good Night. Lights Off. O/N Stay at Hotel Misty Meadows at Pachmarhi.

  • Day:3-25th December -2014

7:30 a.m. Wake up & getting Ready.

8:30 a.m. Breakfast

9:30 a.m. Move to Pachmarhi Museum , Pandav Caves & Apsara Vihar ( 4km Trek)

1:00 p.m. Back to Hotel for Lunch.

2:00 p.m. Move to Bee Fall – A water fall from 150 ft height. ( Steep Descend – 400 mts)

– Bath under water fall & enjoy natural massage by waterfall.

4:00 p.m. Move to Dhoopgadh sunset point , wild life sanctuary & highest peak of Satpuda Tiger reserve.

7:00 p.m. Back to Hotel

8:00 p.m. Dinner. Dance & Music.

10:00 p.m. Lights Off. O/N Stay at Hotel in Pachmarhi.

  • Day-4-:26th December -2014

7:00 a.m. Wake up & getting Ready. Check out.

7:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:00 a.m. Move to Visit BADA MAHADEV CAVES

9:00 a.m. Trek to Chauragarh – 1300 steps & 2 kms trek. Highest peak by trek for visitors

While return experience narrow caving at GUPT MAHADEV.

2:00 p.m. Back to Hotel & Lunch.

3:30 p.m. Move to see Parasailing sight – Optional activities.

5:00 p.m. Lake side for leisure & fun.

7:00 p.m. Back to Hotel

8:00 p.m. Dinner at Hotel

10:00 p.m. Good Night. O/N Stay at Hotel in Pachmarhi.

  • Day-5-: 27th December -2014

7:30 a.m. Wake up & Getting ready.

8:30 a.m. Breakfast & Obstacles & Adventure activities – in the campus of BHARAT SCOUT

11:00 a.m. Back to Hotel. Board the Luggage in Bus & Check out.

11:30 noon Move to Kanha National Park by Bus.

1:00 p.m. Lunch at Piparia in a Restaurant.

8:00 p.m. Arrival at Kanha. Check in Hotel Wild Chalet Jungle Resort.

9:00 p.m. Dinner . O/N Stay at Hotel in Kanha..

  • Day – 6 -28th December 2014

7:00 a.m. Wake up & Getting ready.

8:00 a.m. Breakfast.

9:00 a.m. Move for Jungle Safari in National Park to see Tigers & other wild life by open Gypsy with

Guide ( 6 in – 1 Gypsy.)

1:00 p.m. Back to Resort, lunch & Leisure time.

3:00 p.m. Outdoor Games & Trek through the forest.

6:00 p.m. free time

8:00 p.m. Dinner. Campfire.

10:00 p.m. Good Night. O/N Stay at Hotel Wild Chalet in Kanha

  • Day – 7 -29th December 2014

6:00 a.m. Wake up & getting Ready.

7:30 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Check out.

10:00 a.m. Move to Jabalpur.

12:00 noon Check in Hotel Vijan Palace at Jabalpur.

1:00 p.m. Lunch.

2:30 p.m. Move to Bhedaghat to see Marble Rocks & Dhudhar waterfall.

3:30 p.m. Boating in NARMADA river at Bhedaghat , see natural marble rocks.

4:40 p.m. Move to see DHUADHAR WATERFALL. Sunset near the waterfall.

6:00 p.m. Move to Jabalpur.

8:30 p.m. Dinner

10:00 p.m. Lights off. O/N Stay in Hotel Vijan Palace at Jabalpur

  • Day – 8 – 30th December 2014

7:30 a.m. Wake up & Getting ready.

8:30 a.m. Breakfast

9:30 a.m. Check out.

10:30 a.m. Move to Railway Station to Board the train to Surat via Baroda.

12:00 noon Board the Somnath Jabalpur Express. Travel to Baroda by 3A Journey. O/N Train Journey.

  • Day- 9 – 31st December -2014

5:45 a.m. Arrival at Vadodara.

6:45 a.m. Board the Karnavati Express train to Surat by AC Chair Car.

8:35 a.m. Arrival at Surat .

3. Things to carry: 

  • Compulsory during Journey : I-Card, Sports Uniform (for all the Students), Water Bottle, Empty small shoulder bag to keep things during Sightseeing & journey.
  • 7 pair of comfortable clothes,  Inner Clothes, socks, Sports Shoes, Water Proof Sandal/Slipper, Towel, Napkin, Hand Kerchief as per requirement.
  • Toilet accessories, simple Goggles (Sunglasses),
  • Cap, Carry bag, Money for personal use (Max- Rs. 2500/-), Personal Medications,
  • Clothes for Bathing under waterfall ( Please appropriate clothes as there would be many other tourist on that place.)
  • Woolens wear, Jackets, socks, hand gloves, monkey cap, thermals (recommended) .
  • Note: – Every Student must put name tag on Luggage

 

In case of any query/concern, please call at school or mail at surat@fountainheadschools.org

 

Regards,

Fountainhead School

Nature Camp Grade 8-Important details and final Itinerary

Nature Camp Grade 8-Important details and final Itinerary

Dear Parent,

Mentioned below are important details and final itinerary for the trip to Gir-Bet–Dwarka.

1. Important travel details: 

  • Date of Departure: 23 December, 2014
  • Venue: Reach Vanita Vishram Ground sharp at 5:00 am.
  • Date of Arrival: 28 December, 2014
  • Time: Expected to reach by 8:00 pm. In case of any delay an SMS will be sent to all.
  • Venue: Vanita Vishram Ground.

2. Final Itinerary: 

Day -1

23 Dec

  • Departure from Vanita Vishram Ground by 5:30 am. (All are requested to please reach Vanita Vishram Ground by 5:00 am).

  • Breakfast and lunch on the way.

  • Reach Gir in the evening by 7pm.

  • Hotel Check-in, dinner and O/N stay at hotel.

Day-2

24 Dec

  • Wake up at 6:00 am.

  • Breakfast at 6:30 am.

  • Depart for Gir Safari, Devaliya Park, and Dhamal.

  • Night stay at Sasan and interaction with local/forest staff.

Day-3

25 Dec

  • Early morning departure from resort for Okha.

  • Pack breakfast and Lunch on the way.

  • Reach Okha and move to camp site by boat.

Day-4 & 5

26-27Dec

  • For 26th and 27th, following activities will be conducted at the Camp site.

  • Trek to Sea Coast (explore marine life in low tide, corals, crabs, sand dollar coastal birds etc).

  • Star Gazing.

  • Making Sand Castle.

  • Early morning bath in the sea.

  • Talk on Tide cycle, moon-earth-sun role, mythology of dwarka, about light house etc.

  • Trek to Dandi Hanuman (birds watching, information about vegetation etc).

  • Visit to Island can be done if wind conditions are favourable.

  • Camp fun etc.

Day-6

28 Dec

  • Early morning Breakfast.

  • Leave for Okha by boat and then for surat by Bus.

  • Lunch on the way.

  • Reach Surat by 8:00 pm.

3. Things to carry:

  • Some light Snacks for day journey. 

  • Necessary clothes, pants, preferably jeans. 

  • Hunter/Sport shoes, Hat/Cap,

  • Woolen clothes, sweater/jacket etc

  • Mug(for tea/bournvitta), Water bottle

  • Toilet accessories

  • Note book, pen, Torch and Carry bag for trekking.

  • Some special personal medicine, if any. 

  • All these should be packed in a light rucksack or hand bag. Avoid suitcases as far as possible. Make your luggage as light as possible.

In case of any concern/query please call on school number or mail at surat@fountainheadschools.org

 

Regards,

Fountainhead School

Grade 7 Nature camp-Final Itinerary and Train details

Grade 7 Nature camp-Final Itinerary and Train details

Dear Parents,

Below mentioned are important details and final itinerary for the trip to Amritsar-Delhi Agra:

1. Important details: 

  • Departure details:

Date: 24th December, 2014.

Time: Please report to Surat Railway Station near Food Express sharp at 2:30 pm. 24th will be working day for students and they will leave from school by 12:15 pm. (Stop name and timings will be given to students).

Train name: Paschim Express-3 AC.

  • Arrival details:

Date: 31st December, 2014

Time: 5:45 am

Train name: August Kranti Rajdhani-3 AC

Note: All parents are requested to please Surat Railway Station by 5:30 am to pick their child. It is mandatory for all parents to carry students bearer card to pick their child. 

2. Final Itinerary with Hotel names: 

  • Day :- 1 – 24th December 2014. 

2:30p.m. Reporting to Surat Railway Station near Food Express.

3:30 p.m. Board train to travel to Amritsar – 3 tier AC by Paschim Express.

  • Day :- 2 – 25th December 2014 

7:30 p.m. Arrival at Amritsar Railway Station. Transfer to Hotel Ritz.

8:30 p.m. Check In Hotel at Amitsar.

9:00 p.m. Dinner.

10:00 p.m. Good Night. Lights off. O/N Stay in Hotel Ritz.

  • Day:3 – 26th December 2014 

7:00 a.m. Wake up & getting ready.

8:00 a.m. Breakfast & Check Out

8:30 a.m. Move to see Jhaliawala Baug

9:30 a.m. visit & worship Golden Temple. See the place of Operation “Blue Star”

12:30 p.m. Back to Hotel for Lunch. Check In Hotel Ishita Residency

2:30 p.m. Move to see Vagha Border

6:00 p.m. Back to City. Free time for street shopping

7:30 p.m. Back to Hotel.

8:00 p.m. Amritsar local Dinner. Dance & Music in Hotel.

10:00 p.m. Pack up Big Bags and keep ready for early check out next day.

10:30 p.m. Good night. Lights off. O/N Stay in Hotel Ishita Residency at Amritsar.

  • Day:4 – 27th December 2014 

3:30 a.m. wake up & check out.

4:00 a.m. Move to railway station to Board train to Delhi by AC Chair Car – Shatabdi Expess.

5:00 a.m. Board the train

11:30 a.m. Arrival at New Delhi Railway Station & Transfer to Hotel by 3X2 Seating NON AC bus.

12:30 p.m. Check in Hotel Metro Height , Karol Baug. New Delhi.

1:00 p.m. Lunch.

3:00 p.m. Move to See Indira Gandhi Memorial, India Gate & National Rail Museum.

7:00 p.m. Back to Hotel.

8:00 p.m. Dinner.

10:00 p.m. Good night. Lights off. O/N Stay in Hotel Metro Height , Karol Baug at Delhi.

  • Day:5 – 28th December 2014 

7:00 a.m. Wake up & Getting Ready

8:00 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Move for visiting Lotus Temple, Kutub Minar.

1:00 p.m. Arrival at Cannaught Place.

1:30 p.m. Lunch near Central Garden.

4:00 p.m. Back to Hotel. Shopping time at Gaffar Market & Ajmal Khan Market

8:00 p.m. Back to Hotel & Dinner.

  • Day:6 – 29th December 2014 

7:00 a.m. Breakfast.

8:00 a.m. Check out & Move to Agra by non ac seating BUS.

12:30 p.m. Arrival at Agra, Check In Hotel Light House & Getting ready.

1:00 p.m. Lunch.

3:30 p.m. Visit Agra Fort ! (Replica of Delhi’s Lal Qila) contains – Nuabat Khana, Diwan-e-Am,Mumtaz Mahal, Rang Mahal, Diwan-e-Khas, Moti Masjid, Shah Burj & Surrounding Gardens.

6:00 p.m. Agra Fort – Light & sound show.

8:00 p.m. Back to Hotel, Dinner.

10:00 p.m. Lights Off. O/N stay in Hotel Light House at Agra.

  • Day :-7 – 30th December 

6:00 a.m. Wake up & Fresh up

7:00 a.m. Breakfast.

8:00 a.m. Move to See one of the seven wonders of the world-“The Taj Mahal”

12:00 noon Back to Hotel, Getting Ready & Check Out.

1:00 p.m. Lunch.

1:30 p.m. Move to Mathura Railway Station to Board train to Surat. O/N Train Journey by 3AC  August Kranti Rajdhani

  • Day:8 – 31st December 

5:45 a.m. Arrival at Surat Railway Station. 

 

3. Things to Carry: 

  • Compulsory during Journey : I-Card, Water Bottle, Empty small shoulder bag to keep things during Sightseeing & journey.
  • 7 pair of comfortable clothes, socks, sports shoes, water proof sandal/slipper/floaters.
  • Toilet accessories, simple sunglasses.
  • Note pad and a pen.
  • Personal Medications, if any.
  • All the above luggage should be packed in a rusk pack which can be easily managed by students in the trip.

  • Winter wear (Jacket, thermal wear, warm socks, monkey cap, hand gloves etc). The temperature would be around 10 degree, so please provide clothes as per that.
  • All the luggage should have a name tag.
  • Please do not send any blanket or bedding as it will be provided from the hotel.
  • Any electronic gadgets (mobile phone, I-pad. I-pod, amplifier, tablets etc) is strictly prohibited. A quick checking will be done on Railway station and if any student found with any of the gadgets it will be given back to parent or will be confiscated.
  • No cash is required to be carried by student as all the arrangements and requirements will be taken care by the vendor. In any case if student is carrying cash it will purely be the students responsibility.

 

For any query/concern, please call on school number or mail at surat@fountainheadschools.org

 

Regards,

Fountainhead School

Highlights of the day – 15th December 2014 [Day 2]

Highlights of the day – 15th December 2014 [Day 2]

UOI:
TDT :How we organize ourselves     

Central Idea :Many products go through the process of change before they are consumed or used.

1. Read aloud of the book “LEMONADE FOR SALE” by Stuart was done. After reading the book, the teacher modeled procedural writing and the students wrote the same in their reflection journal.

Learning outcome :To help students to understand the steps of procedural writing.

2. Unpacking of the central idea:  The students were divided into groups. Each group was provided with a word. Students made a mind-map using the word and formed the central idea

Learning outcome : To help students unpack the central idea.

Language:

Read aloud of the book – The cat in the hat  By Dr Seuss (Reader).

Learning outcome: To  help students identify the different parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, articles, prepositions).

Regards,

Bhumika and Shivani

 

Grade 3 Imbue, 15 Dec ’14

Grade 3 Imbue, 15 Dec ’14

Language

Learners gave dictation of the new words. They also did story sequencing of the reader “The Magic Faraway Tree” (till chapter 10).

Learning Outcome: To enhance their comprehension skills and vocabulary.

Homework

Unit of Inquiry

(1) Locate the following places and also write the climate of that place and also the factor affecting it. Refer the following table:

Place Climate Factor affecting climate Latitude Longitude
Washington        
Kathmandu        
Macau        
Chennai

write in a page if you have not taken UOI notebook.

They also filled a PYP Evaluation- Student feedback form.Teacher gave students email Id. password and razkids password to the learners.

Homework– Please see the link given below. You will reflect your understanding from the video in class. Make notes  .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urr53arh–E

AIE: Complete the given assignment from Raz-kids. (Record the passage ‘The Scared Bear’ Level L )

 

Highlights of the day – 15/12/14

Highlights of the day – 15/12/14

Monday– Day 2

Lang: Chromebook session– Students logged in and did listening of a passage assigned.

Had learning centers.

Homework:- (1) Locate the following places and also write the climate of that place and also the factor affecting it. Refer the following table:

Place Climate Factor affecting climate Latitude Longitude
Washington        
Kathmandu        
Macau        
Chennai        

(2) Watch the video and make notes

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urr53arh–E

Regards.

Highlight and Homework.(15/12/14)

Highlight and Homework.(15/12/14)

DAY-2

Lang: Learners wrote of the new words in their notebook.

Learning Outcome: To enhance their comprehension skills and vocabulary. They also read and revised  the reader ‘The Magic Faraway Tree’ (till chapter 14 )

Teacher gave students email Id. password and razkids password to the learners.

They also filled a PYP Evaluation- Student feedback form.

Homework-

Please see the link given below. You will reflect your understanding from the video in class.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urr53arh–E

Highlights of the day – 15th December’14

Highlights of the day – 15th December’14

Math

Learners enjoyed themselves by creating various polygons like triangle,square,pentagon,etc. using the manipulative of geo board in class.

Here are a few glimpses of the same:

IMG_2598 IMG_2600 IMG_2601 IMG_2603 IMG_2604 IMG_2605 IMG_2606 IMG_2607 IMG_2608 IMG_2610 IMG_2611

Homework

Language

Complete your index diary for the new words of Ch-9.

Math

Complete the polygon worksheet by drawing all of them (coloring optional) & other of constructing and identifying the angle .

Also see the previous mail for the h.w posted on the blog.

ICT

Complete the PYP Feedback Form as discussed in the class.

‘Grade 3 Highlights and Homework Day 2 – 15th Dec. 2014’

‘Grade 3 Highlights and Homework Day 2 – 15th Dec. 2014’

Settling task – Chanting tables

Math - Students solved multiplication sums in their notebook and did peer checking.

Language –  Learners attended the listening station, where they listened to a book from ESL and solved a quiz after that. 

Learning outcome – To enhance listening skills.

They also filled a PYP Evaluation- Student feedback form.

Homework - 

AIE: Complete the given assignment from Raz-kids.

(Read the book , “The 100th Day Project – Level L” and record the passage ‘The Scared Bear’ Level L )

(2) Watch the video and make notes

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urr53arh–E