Academics
6
Jul
2024
6 Jul, 2024

Inter Section ‘Hindi Kavita Pathan Competition’ (Class 6)

Intersection Hindi Poem Recitation Competition was conducted for students of Class 6.
The participants were judged on different parameters such as presentation, Memorization, language and pronunciation. Chhaavi Shah of class 6G secured the first position, Diya Nair of class 6H clinched the second position and the third position was secured by Saket Gupta of Class 6A.

Co-Curricular
1
Jul
2024
1 Jul, 2024

Van Mahotsav Celebration (Pre-primary)

Pre-Primary students celebrated Van Mahotsav by participating in many eco-friendly activities. They collected plastic bottles and wrappers to make eco-bricks. They filled the bottles with wrappers and will be using these to build a fence outside. The children also gathered mango seeds and planted them. Everyone enjoyed the activity and learnt why it's important to keep our planet clean and healthy.

Co-Curricular
29
Jun
2024
29 Jun, 2024

Inter-house Swimming Competition (Middle School, Secondary & Senior Secondary)

The Inter-House Swimming Championship 2024 for Middle School and Senior section was organized recently at the RSCC Swimming Pool. The event witnessed enthusiastic participation from all houses, with students showcasing remarkable swimming skills and sportsmanship.
In the Senior Boys category, Hawk House emerged as the winner, followed by Eagle House, Kite House, and Falcon House respectively. The Senior Girls category saw a tie between Falcon House and Hawk House for the first position, with Eagle House securing the second place and Kite House the third.
For the Middle School Boys category, Hawk House took the lead, followed by Falcon House, Kite House, and Eagle House. In the Middle Girls category, Eagle House and Falcon House shared the top position, with Kite House in second place and Hawk House in the third.
The championship was a great success, fostering a spirit of healthy competition and camaraderie among the students.

Academics
29
Jun
2024
29 Jun, 2024

Intersection English Poem Recitation Competition

The Inter-Section Poetry Recitation Competition for Class aimed to foster a love for poetry and showcase students' recitation skills. Each student selected a poem on different themes such as humour, nature, and motherland. The competition featured diverse poems and engaging recitations. Chhavi Shah won the first prize, Parisa Ranjit bagged the second prize while Agrima Chandrakar won the third prize.

Co-Curricular
28
Jun
2024
28 Jun, 2024

Dressing up as Community helpers (Pre-primary)

Pre-primary children were encouraged to dress up as community helpers and imitate the mannerisms of the characters they represented.

Academics
28
Jun
2024
28 Jun, 2024

English Story-telling Competition (Class 4)

An Intersection English Storytelling Competition was conducted for students of Class 4. The event aimed to develop students' listening, social, and communication skills while enriching their cultural understanding and empathy. Additionally, it sought to impart enjoyment and moral values through storytelling. The competition began with a preliminary round where students presented their chosen stories, judged on plot, pronunciation, fluency, and time management. Two students from each section were shortlisted to compete in the final round with themes of Humour or Moral Values.

The students delivered engaging stories with diverse themes, captivating the audience and judges alike. Krisha Nagarjan from Class 4E won the First prize. Aarshiya Saha from Class 4C was the first runner-up, and Tanishka Patil from Class 4A was the second runner-up.

Co-Curricular
27
Jun
2024
27 Jun, 2024

Collaborative Assembly on Yoga

The Primary students participated in a collaborative assembly with a Malaysian school to promote yoga and to foster cultural exchange between the two schools. The event commenced with a warm welcome address by our Principal, highlighting the importance of yoga in enhancing both physical health and mental well-being. The Malaysian students shared insightful thoughts on yoga, emphasizing its cultural significance and health benefits in their community.
The assembly not only deepened our understanding of yoga but also strengthened cultural ties and mutual respect between the two schools, leaving a positive and lasting impression on all involved.

Academics
25
Jun
2024
25 Jun, 2024

Inter-house Science Quiz (Classes 9 and 10)

The Inter-House Science Quiz Competition for classes 9 and 10 saw enthusiastic participation from all four houses, represented by four teams, namely, Supernova Scholars, Quantum Quartet, Atomic Thinkers and Neuron Navigators.
The quiz aimed to promote a spirit of healthy competition and to foster a deeper interest in science among students.
The quiz was divided into four rounds: 1. Connect round, 2. Google doodle round, 3. Audio Visual round and 4. Rapid fire round
The audience too participated enthusiastically in the event, especially during the Audience Question segments.
The results were as follows-
First position- Supernova Scholars
Second position- Atomic thinkers
Third position - Neuron navigators

Co-Curricular
24
Jun
2024
24 Jun, 2024

Lacing Board (Eco-Club Activity)

‘Lacing Board’ was conducted as a part of Eco-Club activities in the Pre-primary section. The lacing board is an essential educational tool for preschool children, designed to develop fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and concentration. This activity not only enhanced dexterity and finger strength but also introduced basic concepts of threading and sequencing. Additionally, it encouraged creativity and patience, as children focused on completing the patterns.

Co-Curricular
21
Jun
2024
21 Jun, 2024

International Yoga Day Celebration

International Yoga Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm in the school. The day’s Assemblies for Primary and Senior students began with the introduction of yoga by Ms. Vaibhavi Dave who is a renowned Yoga practitioner. She explained how yoga will help children to improve physical and mental fitness and also demonstrated some warm up exercises, Asanas and also conducted a Meditation session. The session aimed at the development of a healthy and fit society. The students found the session informative and motivating.
The pre-primary section too highlighted the importance of the day with a special assembly. The event commenced with a captivating performance by the children, who seamlessly blended dance and yoga, showcasing their grace and flexibility while embodying the spirit of yoga.

Co-Curricular
21
Jun
2024
21 Jun, 2024

Inter-house Surya Namaskar Competition (Class 5)

The Primary Inter House Surya Namaskar Competition for class 5 boys and girls aimed to promote physical fitness, flexibility, and mindfulness among students through the practice of Surya Namaskar. Each house was represented by four girls and boys each.

Co-Curricular
20
Jun
2024
20 Jun, 2024

Math Magic

KDARFS Pre-Primary hosted the ‘Math-Magic’ event, bringing an exciting blend of creativity and learning for the young learners. The Nursery students delighted in crafting bunnies using different shapes and material fostering their creativity and fine motor skills. LKG students explored basic ‘Rangometry’ shapes to construct ambulances, thereby enhancing their understanding of geometry in a fun and engaging way. UKG children combined art and arithmetic, performing addition with raindrop art, making math both visual and enjoyable. The event showcased the imaginative and mathematical abilities of the young students.

Co-Curricular
20
Jun
2024
20 Jun, 2024

‘Water Splash-out’

A lively outdoor event, involving water-based games and challenges was conducted by the Pre-primary section of the school. Nursery section students enjoyed a ‘Sponge-squeezing’ activity and they also filled coloured water in the ice-trays. LKG & UKG students enjoyed ‘Water-splash’ activity.

Co-Curricular
19
Jun
2024
19 Jun, 2024

Poster-making Competition (Class 7)

Students of class 7 excitedly participated and exhibited their ideas for minimizing and sustaining food waste by creating posters based on the theme - ‘Tackle Food Waste: Educate, Act and Sustain’. It inspired them to incorporate sustainable practices into their daily lives and prompted them to reflect critically on their consumption patterns.

Academics
19
Jun
2024
19 Jun, 2024

Powerpoint Presentation (Class 8)

The students of class 8 created and presented PowerPoint presentation titled ‘The Problem of Food Waste and Measures to Address the Issue’
It was insightful, showing the complex nature of food waste and the various approaches used by people all around the world to address it. Through this exercise, participants' research and presenting abilities were enhanced, and their understanding of sustainable practices and the value of food conservation was deepened.

Co-Curricular
16
Jun
2024
16 Jun, 2024

Inter-house Handball Competition (Secondary & Senior Secondary)

The Inter-House Senior Boys and Girls Handball Competition was organized recently for students of Grades 9 to 12. In the Boys’ finals, Eagle House triumphed over Hawk House, with Abhinav Dukale being named the Best Player.
In the girls' final, Falcon House defeated Eagle House in a competitive match, and Gaurika Bisht was awarded the Best Player title.
The event was graced by the presence of the Principal, Vice-Principal, Headmaster, Coordinators, and House Masters, who commended the participants for their excellent sportsmanship and teamwork. The competition highlighted the remarkable skill and determination of all players, making the event a memorable success.

Co-Curricular
15
Jun
2024
15 Jun, 2024

Virtual session for parents on ‘Jolly Phonics’

The Pre-primary section arranged a virtual session for parents on ‘Jolly Phonics’. The session was designed to educate parents to teach children to read and write through phonics. During the session, parents were introduced to the fundamentals of the Jolly Phonics program. The teacher demonstrated the phonics teaching techniques used in the classroom, providing practical tips for parents to support their children at home. Interactive activities were conducted to help parents gain a better understanding of phonics. The core part of the session focused on demonstrating the key skills taught in Jolly Phonics: learning the letter sounds, mastering letter formation, blending, and identifying sounds in words. The session was well-received by the parents.

Co-Curricular
14
Jun
2024
14 Jun, 2024

Visit to the Horticulture Department (Class 8)

Students of Class 8 visited the Horticulture Unit located within the RG Township. This educational trip aimed to provide students with a deeper understanding of crop production, plant cultivation, plant care, and plant management.

Co-Curricular
14
Jun
2024
14 Jun, 2024

Father’s Day Celebration

‘Father’s Day’ was celebrated enthusiastically by the Pre-Primary section. Children created cards with heartwarming messages for their fathers. A special role play event was organized, wherein children enacted as their father. The celebration emphasized on appreciation for fathers and proved to be a memorable one 1for the children and their fathers.

Academics
14
Jun
2024
14 Jun, 2024

Visit to the Horticulture Department (Class 8)

Students of Class 8 visited the Horticulture Unit located within the RG Township. This educational trip aimed to provide students with a deeper understanding of crop production, plant cultivation, plant care, and plant management.

Academics
26
Apr
2024
26 Apr, 2024

Role play on Family members

LKG and UKG students embarked on a delightful and skill-building journey as they eagerly embraced a unique activity named- Role play on Family members. They arrived at school adorned in the attire and persona of a cherished family member. Each child had meticulously prepared, immersing themselves in the nuances of their chosen family member's expressions and mannerisms, ready to showcase their newfound skills.

Academics
26
Apr
2024
26 Apr, 2024

Inter-class Science Symposium

The Middle School wing of the school recently organized a ‘Science Symposium’ themed on the ‘International Year of Camelids’. The symposium aimed to shed light on these remarkable creatures and their significance in various aspects of human life and the environment. Delving into the scientific realm, experts shared cutting-edge research on the biology and physiology of camelids
The symposium also addressed the conservation challenges facing camelid populations globally. The Symposium provided a platform for sharing knowledge, fostering collaboration, and raising awareness about the importance of camelids in our world.

Academics
26
Apr
2024
26 Apr, 2024

STEAM Activities (April)

STEAM activities are regularly conducted by the Preprimary wing.
Nursery: Nursery kids were introduced to Bubble Art as a part of STEAM activity.
LKG: LKG students were encouraged to make pyramids with paper cups to develop their cognitive skills They also constructed bridges using candy sticks and paper cups.
UKG: STEAM activity for UKG students included ‘Paper Cup Phone’. They were introduced to basic scientific principles of sound travel.

To integrate STEAM concepts into emotional learning activities, UKG students also indulged in an engaging session titled 'Our Emotions with Mirror Me’. The activity helped children recognize and understand their emotions.

Co-Curricular
24
Apr
2024
24 Apr, 2024

Investiture Ceremony (Primary)

Primary wing organized a grand Investiture Ceremony to recognize and appoint the new student council members for the academic year 2024-25. The ceremony was presided over by Principal, Ms.Anvita Kackar who administered the oath of office to the newly elected student council members. The student council members took the oath, promising to fulfil their duties with honesty, sincerity, and dedication. The student council members were briefed about their roles and responsibilities and were encouraged to work collaboratively to improve the school environment.

Co-Curricular
23
Apr
2024
23 Apr, 2024

Eco-club Activity: Seed Bombs

Young learners of the pre-primary section took an initiative to celebrate Earth Day innovatively by making Seed bombs under the Eco Club Project. Through this experiential activity, learners were able to connect themselves with nature. This ancient technique of environment conservation is widely known for its ‘throw and grow’ feature.

Co-Curricular
22
Apr
2024
22 Apr, 2024

Earth Day Celebration

The Pre-primary and the Primary wings celebrated Earth Day with great aplomb. Special assemblies and activities were organized to drive home the significance of the day. The assembles included dances and skits and children indulged themselves in art and craft activities.

Co-Curricular
20
Apr
2024
20 Apr, 2024

International Heritage Week Celebrations

KDARFS hosted a plethora of events including special assemblies and a Heritage exhibition to recognize and appreciate the diversity of traditions, customs and historical sites that contribute to our collective human experience.
The morning assembly conducted by the Secondary students emphasized on the importance of preserving and honouring our cultural heritage. The highp point of the assembly was a Fusion dance presented by Senior Secondary students Dhyana Jani and Natasha Solanki.
Another assembly by students of Classes 7 and 9 touched upon the theme of UNESCO World Heritage Sites to raise awareness about the importance of their preservation.
A special assembly was also conducted by the Primary wing to promote heritage conservation. Students spoke about heritage sites like Kaziranga National Park, Red Fort, Sun Temple, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Humayun’s Tomb, Dholavira, Shanti Niketan and Jantar Mantar. Students presented a skit which underlined the importance of conservation of heritage sites.

The Social Science Department organized a mini exhibition on Gujarat GI Tags, food, textile, and architecture. The students presented a range of displays, including traditional handicrafts like weaving, Rogan art and embroidery. They also showcased various textiles, such as Patola, Bandhani, Kutch Embroidery, Gharchola, Ajrakh etc. One of the most exciting displays was the food section, where students prepared and presented regional cuisines of Gujarat. The event not only provided an opportunity for the students to showcase their creativity and knowledge but also helped them develop a deeper appreciation for their culture.

Co-Curricular
20
Apr
2024
20 Apr, 2024

Chaat Party (Pre-primary)

The event was organized to introduce children to diverse flavours and to provide a fun and interactive culinary experience along with vocabulary building.
Children were given hands-on experience in the chaat-making process, enhancing their culinary skills and creativity. The children gained an appreciation for Indian cuisine and culture through the sensory experience of tasting.

Academics
20
Apr
2024
20 Apr, 2024

Inter-house Poster-making Competition

An Inter-house Poster Making Competition was conducted for the Senior sections to raise awareness about animal welfare and the significance of initiatives like ‘Vantara’ Project. The theme of the competition was ‘Vantara: A Haven of Hope’.
The results are as follows:

Group 1: Classes 6 to 8 (Middle School)
First: Falcon House
Second: Kite House
Third: Eagle House

Group 2: Classes 9 to 12(Secondary and Senior Secondary)
First: Hawk House
Second: Eagle House
Third: Kite House

Co-Curricular
19
Apr
2024
19 Apr, 2024

‘Toy-talk’

Pre-primary kids took turns to talk about their favourite toys and after the activity they shared their toys and played with their friends. ‘Toy Talk’ wasn't just about showcasing toys, it was about nurturing communication skills, encouraging empathy, and fostering a sense of community among our young learners. Through this engaging activity, our tiny tots not only honed their ability to express themselves but also learned the invaluable lesson of sharing and appreciating the joys of others.

Academics
19
Apr
2024
19 Apr, 2024

ECCE Conference

Reliance Foundation hosted a two-day conference on ‘Building Flourishing Futures: Early Childhood Care and Education’. KDARFS team consisting of Principal, Ms. Anvita Kackar, Pre-primary headmistress, Ms.Naminder Sahota and five other teachers from the pre-primary wing participated in the event which took place at Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai. Over two enriching days, this unique conference united esteemed from both India and beyond, reaffirming the pivotal role of early childhood care and education in nurturing the well-being and potential of every child. The conference was designed to provide a vibrant, interactive platform for discussion and learning with inspiring talks, masterclasses, and hands-on learning stations, all showcasing the latest in early childhood care and education.

Co-Curricular
12
Apr
2024
12 Apr, 2024

Doodle Art Competition

Doodle Art competition was recently organized for the students of Class 5. The young artists participated with great enthusiasm and presented their creative expressions in form of wonderful and amazing doodle designs.
The results are as follows:
1st position: Urja.M. Kubavat (5 I)
2nd position: Drashti. M. Vansiya (5 I)
3rd position: Nirali.V.Parmar (5 G)

Co-Curricular
10
Apr
2024
10 Apr, 2024

Eid-ul-Fitr Celebration

Eid-Ul-Fitr was celebrated by the Pre-Primary and the Primary wings.
A special assembly was conducted by students of classes 3 to 5 to mark the occasion. The assembly included dances and skits which emphasized on the value of universal brotherhood.
Pre-primary students were shown a video on the festival followed by a discussion on the significance of the festival. Later the Pre-primary students greeted their friends by hugging each other and saying, ‘Eid Mubarak!’ It was a great way to make students understand the rich heritage of India while infusing feelings of joy, friendship, happiness, and harmony.

Academics
8
Apr
2024
8 Apr, 2024

‘Mom & Me’ event

The ‘Mom and Me’ event organized for the Nursery section wherein mothers and kids bonded over a range of engaging activities including dance, rhymes, and art and craft. Informative sessions facilitated productive interactions between parents and teachers. The event concluded with a heartfelt commitment from parents to support their child's educational journey.

Academics
23
Mar
2024
23 Mar, 2024

Orientation for parents (Pre-primary)

An Orientation Programme was organized for all Pre-primary parents to make them aware of the academic policies, teaching methodologies and assessment strategies. Communication channels were shared to facilitate regular updates and feedback. Parents were also informed about the support services available within the school. A dedicated question-and-answer session provided an opportunity to parents to clarify their doubts and share their concerns.

Co-Curricular
22
Feb
2024
22 Feb, 2024

Rhyme Show

The Rhyme Show was a delightful celebration of creativity and joy in the Nursery, LKG, and UKG classes. Children eagerly participated to share their favourite rhymes with their mentors and friends. They used puppets and illustrations while reciting rhymes which not only added creativity but also made their recitations more engaging and visually appealing.

Co-Curricular
21
Feb
2024
21 Feb, 2024

National Science Day

National Science Day was celebrated by the Pre-primary wing with different activities like Tie and Dye with tissue papers and handkerchiefs and bridge making activities. The activities provided a wonderful opportunity to instill a love for learning in preschoolers by combining hands-on experiments, artistic expression and interactive learning.

Co-Curricular
20
Feb
2024
20 Feb, 2024

Eco-club Activity

Pre-primary Section recently conducted an Eco-club activity wherein, magnifying lenses were provided to the children and they were asked to observe magnified leaves, insects extra. The children were very enthusiastic and curious during the activity and actively participated in the exploration of nature. They were also guided to illustrate what they had observed.

Academics
15
Feb
2024
15 Feb, 2024

GK Competition

GK competition was conducted for students of Class 3, 4 and 5. It was a testament to the students’ enthusiasm for knowledge and learning. The result was as follows.

Class 3

First Position
Tirth Shah-3H, Kapilesh M-3F, Kartik Singh-3A, Kriday Sharma-3E

Second Position
Divya Saini-3B, Prisha Gandhi-3G, Nihaan Patel-3B, Krisha Nagarajan-3F

Third Position
Ved Vasoya–3C, Kriyansh Jain–3F, Aditi Gadigone-3G, Vaishnavi Tiwari–3C

Class 4 

First Position - Team Brainy Bunch
Mihita Prushty-4A, Reyaansh Pati-4I, Vivaan Dixit-4E, Vishwa Patel -4G

Second - Team Genius Mind
Somya Vagadia-4E, Khushi Pithadia-4A, Radhika Choksi-4I, Parvkumar Savalia-4F

Third Position - Team Witty Wizard
Saumil Totla-4B, Vidit Patel-4C, Pal Borad-4D, Shourya Kharva-4E

Class 5 
First Position -Team Brainy Bunch
Drashta Soni-5F, Riva Gondaliya-5G, Sakshi Rathod-5B, Vaidik Vyas -5D

Second Position - Team Witty Wizards
Diya Nair-5C, Vrati Dhameliya-5F, Aarna Vyas-5E, Aradhya Vir-5A

Third Position - Team Mind Maestros
Anvi Kumari-5A, Simoni Parmar-5G, Ashutosh Mohapatra-5H, Kavya Solanki-5B

Co-Curricular
14
Feb
2024
14 Feb, 2024

Basant Panchami Celebration

Special assemblies by the Pre-primary and the Primary students commemorated ‘Basant Panchami’ celebrations in the school. Central to the event was the honouring of Goddess Saraswati, the deity of knowledge, arts, and wisdom. The worship and offerings made by the children not only paid homage to the goddess but also instilled a sense of reverence and spirituality among the participants. Through various performances such as dance and speeches, they highlighted the cultural and spiritual importance of the festival. This event played a crucial role in fostering a deeper connection to traditions and community values among young learners.

Academics
7
Feb
2024
7 Feb, 2024

Lexicon Contest

Lexicon Quest (English Spell Bee) competition was organized for students of Class 2, 4 and 5. The participants put up a great deal of effort and attention. Quiz Masters' encouraging remarks and positive reinforcement gave them a boost of confidence and motivated them to give their best. The names of the winners are as follows:

Class 2
First Position
Dhyana Aghera-2I, Misree Chotai-2B, Ananya Yadav-2E

Second Position
Krishiv Patel-2E, Keya Joshi-2H, Prisha Virani-2I

Third Position
Khyatisudha Nayak-2C, Aahanaba Solanki-2F, Om Bhuva-2I

Class 4
First Position – Phonetic Phoenix

Taksharajsinh H. Parmar-4F, Manaswini Samantaray-4F, Khushi A. Pithadia-4A, Lakshita Jodha-4E

Second Position – WordSmith Warriors
Harshavi N. Patel-4B, Aaradhya S. Besania-4B, Manav P. Nimavat -4A, Mihita Prushty-4A

Third Position – Spellicans
Kenisha J. Shah-4H, Hrudit H. Ghoda-4C, Dakshita-4C, Dhruvika S. Alva-4C

Class 5

First Position – Phonetic Phoenix
Pranjal Dubey-5G, Amrita Chatterjee-5B, Amritansh Rai-5H, Pranshi Jasani-5I

Second Position – WordSmith Warriors
Deelakshi Rayasam-5A, Lovanshy Singh-5C, Tanay Goswami-5H, Vasu Mishra-5I

Third Position – Spellicans
Satyansh Rai-5A, Rugved Prajapati-5E, Sonampriya Nath-5H, Tegbir Singh Saggu-5I

Co-Curricular
6
Feb
2024
6 Feb, 2024

Story-telling Session

Pre-primary wing organized a ‘Story telling Session’ recently. The tiny tots presented stories using props in their own special way. It not only celebrated the joy of storytelling but also underscored the integral role it plays in holistic development.

Co-Curricular
3
Feb
2024
3 Feb, 2024

Class 12 Farewell

In a mesmerizing display of camaraderie and nostalgia, the students of Class 11 orchestrated a heartfelt farewell for their esteemed peers from Class 12. Bedecked in a breath-taking array of attire, from resplendent sarees for the girls to dapper formal Western wear for the boys, the Class 12 students radiated elegance and poise as they took their final bow alongside cherished class teachers.

The evening was an array of vibrant performances, with dances and songs weaving together memories that will linger for years to come. Amidst the festivities, the spotlight shone on individual achievements as various students were honoured with subject-specific titles, a testament to their dedication and excellence. Notably, Udita Das was bestowed with the prestigious ‘Ms. KDARFS’ title, while Soham Padsumbia was acknowledged as ‘Mr. KDARFS’- a recognition truly well-deserved.

In a mesmerizing display of camaraderie and nostalgia, the students of Class 11 orchestrated a heartfelt farewell for their esteemed peers from Class 12. Bedecked in a breath-taking array of attire, from resplendent sarees for the girls to dapper formal Western wear for the boys, the Class 12 students radiated elegance and poise as they took their final bow alongside cherished class teachers.

The evening was an array of vibrant performances, with dances and songs weaving together memories that will linger for years to come. Amidst the festivities, the spotlight shone on individual achievements as various students were honoured with subject-specific titles, a testament to their dedication and excellence. Notably, Udita Das was bestowed with the prestigious ‘Ms. KDARFS’ title, while Soham Padsumbia was acknowledged as ‘Mr. KDARFS’- a recognition truly well-deserved.

Gracing the occasion were distinguished figures including Principal Anvita Kackar, Vice-Principal Arvind Singh, and the dedicated teachers of Classes 11 and 12, whose support and guidance have sculpted these students into the remarkable individuals they are today.

The event ended with a sumptuous feast and as laughter and reminiscences filled the air, mementos in the form of framed class-wise photos were presented to each Class 12 student, serving as timeless tokens of cherished memories and enduring friendships.

 

Co-Curricular
26
Jan
2024
26 Jan, 2024

Republic Day Celebration

75th Republic Day, was celebrated by the school with immense patriotic fervour and enthusiasm. The day commenced with the hoisting of the Indian flag by Anvita Kackar, the Principal, accompanied by the rendition of the National Anthem, instilling a sense of pride and unity among the attendees.

The festivities extended to the DHA ground, where on behalf of RIL Industries, Mr. Pawankumar Jain hoisted the national flag. A series of impressive displays followed, beginning with a march past by platoons representing various organizations including CISF, School NCC Navy and Army units, and Reliance Security. The Reliance Security Bagpiper band further added to the grandeur of the occasion with their splendid performance.

One particularly notable segment was the mock terrorist attack demonstration by CISF jawans, showcasing their preparedness and commitment to safeguarding the nation.

In addition to these displays, the cultural essence of the celebration was highlighted through a captivating performance by Middle School students of KDARFS. Their presentation, themed around 'Naari Shakti', featured a medley of dances that left the audience spellbound. The vibrant and colorful showcase not only entertained but also resonated deeply, garnering appreciation from all present.

Co-Curricular
25
Jan
2024
25 Jan, 2024

STEAM Activities (January)

Following STEAM activities were conducted for the different dections of the Pre-primay:

 

Nursery:
Build the City with Blocks: The students- were taught to hold and fix blocks, to count them, to build a city with the help of long and short blocks, and to speak about their city project.
Flower blooming activity: This activity aimed to develop imagination and creativity, to recognize the numbers, develop number sequencing skills, build logical thinking, and improve focus and patience to improve fine motor skills.

LKG:
Seed Mosaic Activity: The objective of this activity was to develop awareness of seeds, to develop their fine motor skills and to develop their creativity and expression.
Germination Activity: This activity taught the students the basic concept of germination. They were able to identify and sequence the various steps involved in germination, and to talk about the process.

UKG:
Knowing the Parts of plants:
This activity encouraged the children to know the different parts of plants and to develop their motor skills by holding and solving puzzle pieces.
Germination of Seeds Journalling: Objective of the activity was to know the stages of a plant’s life cycle starting from seed germination to growth, to foster observation skills of children by describing the changes they see as seeds germinate and grow into seedlings and to illustrate their observations in their germination journal.

Co-Curricular
20
Jan
2024
20 Jan, 2024

Sports Day (Primary)

The much-anticipated Sports Day for the Primary section unfolded with enthusiasm and fervour, showcasing the athletic prowess and sportsmanship of our students. It was for 2 days. 19th Jan for class 1,2 and 20th Jan for class3 to 5.

The much-anticipated Sports Day for the Primary section unfolded with enthusiasm and fervour, showcasing the athletic prowess and sportsmanship of our students. It was for 2 days. 19th Jan for class 1,2 and 20th Jan for class3 to 5.

The exuberant cheerleaders drew everybody’s attention and filled the gaps marvellously. The spirit of sportsmanship was appreciated by our principal and Chief guest Mr. Harshayu Trivedi.

Co-Curricular
19
Jan
2024
19 Jan, 2024

Spellathon

The Pre-Primary wing organized a ‘Spellathon’ to nurture language development and elevate spelling, phonics, and reading skills in a delightful and engaging fashion.
The event incorporated a range of hands-on activities, including the lively Sound Monster game, the interactive Roll and Read game, and the exciting Spell Bee Challenge game. These activities were meticulously designed to make learning an enjoyable journey, fostering a love for language exploration among the children.

Co-Curricular
12
Jan
2024
12 Jan, 2024

Hindi Language Week

To make the students aware of the importance of the Hindi language, the Pre-primary wing recently observed ‘Hindi Language Week’. Following were the activities organized for various sections:
Nursery: ‘Mera Parichay’ ‘
Children introduced themselves in Hindi
LKG: Different activities were conducted and enjoyed by students like Musical Chair, Story Telling & Magic box where children identified Swar and Vyanjans.
UKG: Different activities like ‘Bujho To Jaane’, and ‘Aao Shabd Banaye’ were conducted by teachers and children enjoyed different games related to Hindi to build words and identification of Swar & Vyanjan.

Co-Curricular
5
Jan
2024
5 Jan, 2024

Eco-club Activity: Segregation of waste (Non Degradable and biodegradable)

Through this activity, the students came to know about waste segregation and what is dry and wet waste. The entire objective is to let children sort waste and make it easier for them to understand how to reduce general waste output, identify items that can be reused and set aside items that can be recycled. Children enjoyed the activity and were excited to perform the activity.

Co-Curricular
26
Dec
2023
26 Dec, 2023

Christmas Celebration

Pre-primary and the Middle School wings of the school marked Christmas with grand assemblies. The celebration included carols and plays on the theme of birth of Jesus Christ. The objective was to enlighten the children about the cultural significance of the festival. The celebration created a warm and festive environment, fostered a sense of togetherness, cultural awareness and inclusivity among students and staff.

Co-Curricular
26
Dec
2023
26 Dec, 2023

Paper tearing and papier-mâché Activity.

Nursery students explored creativity through the recycling of Through this Eco Club activity, the significance of the 3R was explained to them.

Co-Curricular
22
Dec
2023
22 Dec, 2023

Math-magic: Rangometry

‘Rangometry, a captivating session of Math-magic’ was organized by the Pre-Primary Wing. The session not only offered a hands-on experience of learning different shapes but also served as a platform for the children to articulate their imaginative narratives.

Co-Curricular
20
Dec
2023
20 Dec, 2023

Annual Day Celebration (Nursery)

KDARFS Pre Primary was metamorphosed into a lush green jungle as we delved into the enchanting theme “Once upon a Time” for the Nursery Grand Annual Soiree on 18th and 19th Dec’23. It was a rumble in the jungle when little munchkins dressed up as critters dazzled everyone with their performances. The extravaganza showcased a treasure of enriching stories that ornamented the jungle safari with colours of empathy.

Academics
9
Dec
2023
9 Dec, 2023

RFS Schools’ Conference on Strategic Leadership

Reliance Foundation Schools recently hosted a transformative two-day Conference on School Improvement Strategies and Early Childhood Education. The event featured insights from Mr. Craig Johnson and was presided over by Led by Mr. V.P. Joy, Executive Vice-president of Reliance Industries Limited and focused on critical themes in education.
Discussions highlighted the essence of a growth mindset, instructional leadership, and aligning strategies with school culture. Presentations by school teams emphasized achievements, identified challenges, and outlined pathways for future progress. The conference aimed to foster collaboration, sharing best practices, and elevate education standards within the Reliance Foundation Schools network.
This collaborative effort aimed to enhance educational quality through continuous improvement and knowledge sharing. It served as a professional development platform for educators, focusing on instructional leadership and early childhood education. The conference reinforced a commitment to a growth mindset, emphasizing collective action for ongoing improvement across all Reliance Foundation Schools.

Co-Curricular
8
Dec
2023
8 Dec, 2023

Fit India Week Celebration

In order to instill a love for a healthy and active lifestyle from an early age, the Pre-primary wing of the school recently celebrated ‘Fit India Week’. Children of Nursery practiced different games and races while LKG and UKG children practised Yoga, meditation and Rhythm and movement respectively.

Co-Curricular
4
Dec
2023
4 Dec, 2023

Annual Day (Senior School) – ‘Taana-Baana - A Tapestry of Tales’.

The echoes of literary brilliance and cultural vibrancy resonated within the walls of Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Reliance Foundation School, Jamnagar during the spectacular Senior School Annual Day Celebration titled 'Taana Baana - A Tapestry of Tales.' This grand event, was an extraordinary showcase of creativity and talent, meticulously woven together as an entirely in-house production.
The event which was conceptualized by the Principal, Ms. Anvita Kackar, was more than just a celebration; it was a mission to reignite the passion for literature and the joy of reading among our students. Gracing this momentous occasion was Chief Guest, Mr. Debangsu Ray, President and Head of Technology, Reliance Industries Limited, Jamnagar, and Guest of Honour, Mr. Harshayu Trivedi, Senior Vice-President, and Cluster Head Human Resources, Reliance Industries Limited, Jamnagar.
Every aspect of the event, from scripting to music, choreography, and decor, was meticulously crafted by the passionate minds and skilled hands of teachers, showcasing the depth of talent within the school's vibrant community.

Co-Curricular
2
Dec
2023
2 Dec, 2023

Annual Day (Pre-primary) ‘Once Upon a Time….)

LKG and UKG students dazzled parents and guests during the Annual Day celebration, mesmerizing the audience with their delightful performances on the theme ‘Once Upon a Time.’ Through their captivating performances, the young ones transported everyone to enchanting realms of fairy tales and timeless stories. The colourful costumes, imaginative props, and adorable expressions showcased the creativity and confidence of our budding performers. Parents and teachers alike marvelled at the incredible teamwork and enthusiasm displayed by these little stars. The Annual Day became a memorable journey through the magic of storytelling, leaving everyone with smiles and cherished memories.

Co-Curricular
28
Nov
2023
28 Nov, 2023

Eco-club Activity: ‘Waste-free Tiffin Day’

Pre-primary kids celebrated the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti as ‘Waste-free Tiffin Day’. The children were encouraged to finish their tiffins completely. Thus, children became aware of respecting resources and minimizing waste. This celebration served as a reminder to cherish diversity, promote goodness, and strive for a world where everyone is treated with respect and love, creating a community that values harmony, generosity, and the beauty of togetherness.

Academics
28
Nov
2023
28 Nov, 2023

Annual Book Fair

With the aim to instil a love for reading and provide access to diverse book choices to students and residents of the Reliance greens township, the Annual Book fair was organized by the school.
The event, inaugurated by the Principal, Ms. Anvita Kackar, was open to parents and township residents, and showcased a meticulously curated selection of books. The collection of books ensured a balanced appeal to the prospective buyers. Notably, the HODs and their teams contributed significantly to enhancing the school library collection by handpicking appropriate books during the fair.
The event, spread over three days, was marked by enthusiastic participation affirming the presence of a thriving reading community.

Co-Curricular
25
Nov
2023
25 Nov, 2023

Communal Harmony Week

Communal Harmony Week’ was organized for Primary students to create an awareness about India’s cultural diversity. Various activities were organized to sensitize the kids towards India’s multi-ethnic and multicultural social fabric.
• Classes 1 and 2: Creating a Harmony Hand Tree
• Class 3: Posters were made on the theme of communal harmony.
• Class 4: Students made bookmarks with communal values inscribed on them.
• Class 5: Greeting cards were made on the theme of communal harmony.

Co-Curricular
21
Nov
2023
21 Nov, 2023

National STEAM Day Celebration

National STEAM Day’ was celebrated by the students of Pre-Primary wing by participating in various activities like colour-mixing, fruit-salad making and origami. The activities promoted creativity and fine motor skills development. Overall, the activities proved to be an enriching experience, seamlessly blending creativity, collaboration, and cognitive growth of the Pre-Primary students.

Academics
27
Oct
2023
27 Oct, 2023

Inter-section Object talk Competition

With an aim to enhance the speaking skills, an ‘Inter-Section Object Talk Competition’ was organized for Class 3 students. The result of the competition is as follows:
1st position – Reva Ranade
2nd position – Ishan Patil
3rd position- Rivaah Rajput

Academics
18
Oct
2023
18 Oct, 2023

CBSE Capacity Building Workshop on Happy Classrooms

The Capacity Building Programme on creating a Happy Classroom was conducted at M. L. Kakadia National School, with 43 enthusiastic teachers from various schools across Gujarat participating. KDARFS was represented by Mr.Dinesh Sharma and Ms. Suman Singh. Led by Mr. Shaji Joseph and Mrs. Lisa Bardhan, Principals of Satyameva Jayate School, Ahmedabad and Modi School, Rajkot, the day-long session delved into the core elements of transforming traditional classrooms into engaging, emotionally nurturing spaces.
The workshop focused on key objectives, including increasing student engagement, nurturing curiosity, and ensuring emotional awareness among students. The day culminated with insights into practical approaches, such as storytelling, that can effectively enhance the overall learning experience for both teachers and students.

Academics
14
Oct
2023
14 Oct, 2023

Inter-house Spell Bee Competition

Inter-House Spell Bee competition was organized for the students of classes Middle School students to give the students a platform to learn different spellings with their pronunciations and consequently, enrich their vocabulary.
The selection round for the competition was conducted by English teachers of. The competition consisted of four rounds: ‘Spell It Right’, ‘Multiple Choice, ‘Buzzer round’ and ‘Rapid Fire’.
The results are as given below:
1st Position: Eagle House – Vansh Gupta 6 D, Aadharshana 7 D, Krisha Thakkar 8 B and Jay Choudhary 8 B.
2nd Position: Falcon House – Saimanas 6 H, Utsav Makwana – 7 B, Pragun Tiwari 8 G and Sivarangapriya – 8 B
3rd Position: Hawk House – Dhyey Akbari 6 H, Harshil Avashiya 7 C, Gitika Sethy – 8 G, Renaira Arora – 8 E
4th Position: Kite House – Divyansh Shah 8 D, Shreenath – 7 D, Angel Patel 8 B, Jayati Thakar – 8 A

Academics
7
Oct
2023
7 Oct, 2023

Teachers’ Mela 2023

The 2023 Teachers' Mela was a significant educational event that brought together educators and educational professionals from various schools of Jamnagar and nearby area. The Mela was organized to facilitate the exchange of ideas, showcase innovative teaching methods and technologies, and provide opportunities for professional development and networking.
Numerous TLMs were exhibited to showcase the creativity and skills of the teachers.
The Mela included live demonstrations of innovative teaching methods and techniques.
The winners were felicitated at the hands of Principal, Ms. Anvita Kackar.
Ms. Shikha Singh and Ms. Sukanya was awarded the first prize for ‘Pedagogy through Dramatization’ while Ms. Shruti Jha won the Second prize for her Teaching- Learning Model’.

Co-Curricular
6
Oct
2023
6 Oct, 2023

Inter Section Jingle competition class 3

The Inter-Section Jingle Competition was recently conducted for Class 3 students. The competition mainly aimed at encouraging students to use their creativity to compose catchy and memorable jingles and fostering an appreciation for music and its role in advertising.
The result is as follows:
Result of the Jingle competition-
1st position – Jaden D’souza
2nd position – Riya Shah, Ruhi Jain and Chaitnaya Pathade

Academics
5
Oct
2023
5 Oct, 2023

Session on ‘Overview of FC & A Deptt’, RIL, JMD.

As part of the Vocational Training cum Industrial Exposure initiative, a session on ‘Overview about FC&A Department’ was conducted for Commerce students of classes 11 & 12. The resource person for the session was CA Kiran Chandarana, Financial Planning and Analysis Head, RIL. The objective was to make the students aware of the basic functions and sub-functions of FC&A Department. The session was an enriching one for the students.

Co-Curricular
2
Oct
2023
2 Oct, 2023

Amrit Kalash Yatra under 'Meri Maati Mera Desh' Campaign

Aligned with the vision of the Government of India to promote patriotism among its citizens, our Primary students embarked on a distinctive campaign. In a symbolic gesture, students actively participated by collecting soil from their homes, which was then ceremoniously handed over to the school principal.
This collected soil holds deep meaning as it represents the diverse cultural and geographical heritage of our nation. The amalgamation of soil from different regions signifies the unity in diversity that is the cornerstone of our country. The soil, collected with immense respect and enthusiasm, will find its rightful place in the Amrit Vatika at Delhi, a garden of national significance.

Co-Curricular
1
Oct
2023
1 Oct, 2023

‘Swacchata Pakwada’- Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations

In an inspiring display of enthusiasm and civic responsibility, the students of KDARFS took a proactive stance in supporting the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Recognizing the importance of cleanliness and hygiene in our surroundings, the students initiated a mission to clean their own classrooms.
With great zeal, the students enthusiastically participated in cleaning activities, diligently tidying up their classrooms and the furniture within. Their dedication to this cause not only resulted in sparkling classrooms but also instilled in them a sense of ownership and responsibility for their immediate environment.
This initiative serves as a testimony to the school's commitment to nurturing responsible citizens. By actively engaging in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, our students are not only contributing to a cleaner and more hygienic India but also imbibing essential values of cleanliness, discipline, and community welfare.

Academics
30
Sep
2023
30 Sep, 2023

Inauguration Ceremony (Vocational Training cum Industrial Exposure – Class 11)

The Vocational Training cum Industrial Exposure initiative, a collaboration between KDARFS and Reliance Industries Limited, aims to offer students in class 11 the opportunity to gain practical vocational training and exposure to various work areas at RIL, KDARFS, and the Reliance Greens campus.
The Inauguration Ceremony for this initiative took place recently at the hands of Mr. H.B.Trivedi, Senior VP, Cluster HR Head, RIL. Others prominently present during the occasion included Mr. Bhushan Oza , Senior GM, CHO Office, Mr. Kunal Vyas, HOD Learning Center, Mr. Santosh Vimal, Operation Academic Head Learning Center, Ms. Anvita Kackar, Principal, KDARFS and Mr. Arvind Singhal , Vice-principal, KDARFS.
After the lamp lighting, Mr.Rahul Karya explained the programme to the assembled students of class 11. Details like the concept of vocational education, its types, benefits, programme guide, implementation process were covered by him.

Academics
26
Sep
2023
26 Sep, 2023

STEAM Activities

The ‘Rice-dancing Activity’ introduced the children to basic physics (Sound waves) nurtured creativity, and fostered an interest in experimentation, instilling a foundation for scientific curiosity and discovery.
Next activity was ‘Building Animal Shelters’. By constructing a miniature animal shelter, the children learned about the importance of providing safe and comfortable spaces for animals.
The third activity revolved around making human figures. Each Human figure made by children had a different hand posture, and even the children imitated the same.
In another activity, children were encouraged to use materials to try and build a nest that would be able to safely hold eggs. Children enjoyed the activity and participated with enthusiasm.
‘Animal-making with Tangram Cards’ was another activity which was enjoyed by the children.

Co-Curricular
22
Sep
2023
22 Sep, 2023

Toy-making Pedagogy (Making toys for pets)

The toy- making activity was designed to engage students in hands-on learning while promoting compassion for animals. Our aim was to combine education and fun through a toy-based approach. The children were tasked with creating toys for shelter animals, focusing on the specific needs and preferences of different species. Students not only created a range of imaginative toys but also gained a profound understanding of animal needs and the significance of compassion. The toys crafted are going to be donated to local animal shelters, reinforcing the students' sense of responsibility and community engagement.

Academics
20
Sep
2023
20 Sep, 2023

Spellathon

All students of the Pre-primary wing participated in ‘Spellathon Activity’. The event proved to be highly engaging, promoted the usage of language skills essential for the early educational development of the children.

Co-Curricular
18
Sep
2023
18 Sep, 2023

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration

Pre-Primary students celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with great pomp and festivity. The special assembly commenced with the arrival of Lord Ganesha idol on the beats of the traditional ‘Lezim’ dance. Students recited Shlokas and performed dance and skit. The programme ended with chants of “Ganpati Bappa Morya’. The event allowed the young students to connect with their cultural heritage and traditions.

Academics
14
Sep
2023
14 Sep, 2023

Hindi Diwas Assembly

Students and teachers of the Pre-primary wing came together to honour the Hindi language's cultural and historical significance. The day typically started with a special assembly, where students recited Hindi poems, performed dance and skit highlighting the importance of Hindi.

 

Co-Curricular
6
Sep
2023
6 Sep, 2023

Janmashtami Celebrations

The Pre-primary and the Primary sections celebrated Janmashtami with mirth and joy. The celebration began with Sri Krishna Aarti and ‘Jhula-jhulan’ at the hands of the Principal, Ms.Anvita Kackar. Various incidents of Lord Krishna’s life like Bakasur vadh, Kalia Mardan, Dahi handi, Raaslila, and Vishwaroop Darshan.
Children and teachers came up decked in traditional attire in the Pre-primary section. The celebration featured a variety of activities and performances that engaged children. These included dance Performances, storytelling, Dahi-handi programme and Art and Craft activities such as Matka decoration and freehand drawing.
The event saw the participation of almost two hundred students from the Pre-primary and the Primary sections.

Co-Curricular
5
Sep
2023
5 Sep, 2023

Teachers’ Day Celebration

Students came together to express their gratitude and appreciation for the dedicated educators who shape their lives.
The day began with a traditional welcome for the teachers, a gesture that set the tone for the rest of the celebration. The students, brimming with enthusiasm, showcased their respect for their teachers through various activities. Ranging from Pre-primary to 12, they presented a bouquet of programs encompassing soulful songs, graceful dances, and entertaining skits.
One of the highlights of the day was the role reversal as students from classes 11 and 12 stepped into the shoes of their teachers.
Classy and thoughtful gifts were presented to all teachers, demonstrating the management’s genuine appreciation for the hard work put in by their educators.
Principal, Ms. Anvita Kackar’s words left everyone deeply moved and motivated. Her words resonated with the entire staff, reinforcing the importance of their profession and the profound impact teachers have on shaping the future. The teachers were also treated to a grand celebration at the Seven Seasons resort. Teachers' Day celebration reminded everyone why teaching is not just a profession but a lifelong passion that leaves an indelible mark on the lives of students.

Co-Curricular
2
Sep
2023
2 Sep, 2023

Inter-section Cricket Championship (Class 5)

Intersection Cricket Championship was organized for students of Class 5.
The result is as follows:
Winner: 5 B
Runners-up: 5 D
Best Player: Nakul Hardikbhai Thumar (5 B)

Co-Curricular
2
Sep
2023
2 Sep, 2023

Advertisement Banner-making Competition

Inter Section Advertisement Banner-making Competition for Class-8 students was held with great enthusiasm and creativity, showcasing the exceptional artistic talents of the young participants. The judges were impressed by the students' ingenuity and attention to detail. The judges' presence added an aura of anticipation and excitement to the event. Team Stationery Girls bagged the First position, while Team Eco-transi8 and Team Aqua Spark were placed Second and Third respectively.

Co-Curricular
1
Sep
2023
1 Sep, 2023

‘Tell-a-tale’

‘Tell-a- tale’ event was conducted to give a platform to the young minds to express their imagination through words & body gestures. All the pre-primary students participated in the event with a zeal and curiosity. Each child was armed with props, story cards and adorable puppets that added a creative touch to their narratives.

Co-Curricular
28
Aug
2023
28 Aug, 2023

‘Midget Show’

The ‘Midget Show’ was an innovative teaching practice project taken up for the Pre-primary kids. The teachers presented themselves as midgets, and explained to the children that India is land of diversity, yet, we Indians live together in harmony. The children were encouraged to choose any one state of their choice and represent that state by wearing the state’s dress. They also presented them self as midgets and performed an act on a song and rhyme.

Academics
22
Aug
2023
22 Aug, 2023

DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) Programme

The school’s library team took the initiative to organize DEAR (Drop Everything and Read) programme for the whole school. This event aimed to cultivate a passion for reading, nurturing imagination, critical thinking, and vocabulary. The entire leadership team including the Principal and the Vice-principal, teachers and students embraced this reading session. The collective participation showcased the power of reading in fostering a vibrant learning community, encouraging students to explore the realms of knowledge through the written word.

Academics
21
Aug
2023
21 Aug, 2023

Poem Writing & Illustration

Inter-house ‘Poem writing and Illustration Competition’, a creative and engaging event, was organized for the students of Senior Secondary section. The competition aimed to bridge the gap between literature and art by encouraging participants to visually interpret and represent poems through their illustrations.
Poets and artists paired from each house were given a random theme. Poets shared their poems with the artists, who then created illustrations inspired by the verses. The event highlighted the power of combining words and images to convey emotions, stories, and ideas. The success of this competition indicates a growing interest in interdisciplinary artistic endeavours. The Principal, Ms. Anvita Kackar, appreciated the students for their artistic skills and creativity.
The result of the competition is as follows:
1. First Position-Manonman Rout and Ashutosh Sharma (Hawk House)
2.Second Position- Vaishnavi Patil and J. Kokila (Eagle House)
3. Third Position-Shrisha Patra and Hetvi Jethloja (Falcon House)
Best Poem Writer-Manonman Routh (Hawk House)
Best Illustrator-Hetvi Jethloja (Falcon House)

Co-Curricular
20
Aug
2023
20 Aug, 2023

‘DRISHTI’ Art & Essay Competition

Reliance Foundation’s Drishti Art and Essay Competition was organized in the school recently. The competition was open for all students- right from the Pre-primary to Senior Secondary. The topic for both Art and Essay Competitions was, ‘My India, My Land of Diversity and culture’. The competition successfully achieved its goal of encouraging the children to think about the diverse and culturally rich nation they call home.

Academics
19
Aug
2023
19 Aug, 2023

Session on ‘Careers in Aviation Academy’

Career Counseling Cell, KDARFS organized a University Session for students of class 12. The session was on topic ‘Careers in Aviation Academy’. The session was presented by Captain Shalini Dravid and Captain Aunsh Jani from Dunes Aviation Academy. The session was conducted to introduce students to aviation industry, various careers opportunities in aviation industry and courses offered at Dunes Aviation Academy. Details about Private Pilot License-PPL, Commercial Pilot License-CPL, admission criteria, fees structure, etc. were shared by the resource persons.

Co-Curricular
18
Aug
2023
18 Aug, 2023

Inter-section Carrom Competition

Inter-Section Carom Competition was recently organized for Class 3 boys. The event aimed to promote physical activity, teamwork, and healthy competition among the young participants.

Co-Curricular
16
Aug
2023
16 Aug, 2023

Plantation Drive

To raise the awareness amongst children about the importance of planting trees and preserving the ecosystem was, a ‘Plantation Drive’ was held in the Pre-primary section. Children were encouraged plant trees and talked about the need of environmental conservation.

Co-Curricular
15
Aug
2023
15 Aug, 2023

77th Independence Day Celebrations at KDARFS

The vibrant spirit of patriotism filled the air as KDARFS commemorated the 77th Independence Day with enthusiasm and fervour. The day's festivities were a magnificent display of unity, diversity, and national pride.
The celebration began within the school premises, where the Principal, Ms.Anvita Kackar, hoisted the tricolour. In her motivating speech, she highlighted the significance of the day and encouraged the students to uphold the values that our nation was built upon.
Head Boy, Mas.Saket Bhatt and Head girl, Sreepriya Ambadasu also shared their thoughts on the occasion. Their impassioned speeches echoed the aspirations of the youth and emphasized the importance of the day.
The celebrations continued at the picturesque Oval Park of Reliance Greens, where Mr. Surinder Singh Saini, Cluster Head of Reliance Industries Limited Jamnagar, hoisted the national flag. The event was graced by the presence of esteemed guests and dignitaries, enhancing the significance of the occasion.
A kaleidoscope of cultural performances unfolded, showcasing the rich heritage of India. The highlight of the event was the spectacular 'Sanskriti Express' show, presented by 260 students from KDARFS. Through vivid dance portrayals, the show depicted the cultural diversity of our country, with each state's unique dance forms taking centre stage. The performance showcased India's cultural tapestry in all its glory.
The underlying message was clear: the distinctive diversity found in India is unparalleled. It's a treasure that sets our nation apart and cannot be replicated elsewhere in the world. The audience was captivated by the vivid depictions. The event served as a reminder of the strength we derive from our diversity and the responsibility we have to uphold our country's legacy.

Co-Curricular
11
Aug
2023
11 Aug, 2023

Inter-section Rope-skipping Competition (Class 3)

Inter-Section Rope Skipping Competition was organized recently for Class 3 girls. The event aimed to promote physical activity, teamwork, and healthy competition among the young participants.

Co-Curricular
8
Aug
2023
8 Aug, 2023

Special Assembly on ‘Quit India Movement’

The students and staff of KDARFS have celebrated the 81st anniversary of the Quit India Movement. The assembly aimed to educate and remind the students about the significance of this movement in India's struggle for independence. The special assembly on the Quit India Movement was a fitting tribute to the sacrifices made by our freedom fighters. It was also a reminder to the students of their responsibility to uphold the values of democracy and freedom.

Academics
5
Aug
2023
5 Aug, 2023

Comic-strip Making Competition (Class 7)

The much-awaited Inter Section Comic Strip Making Competition for Class-7 students was held with great enthusiasm and creativity, showcasing the exceptional artistic talents of the young participants.
The participants, full of excitement and determination, presented their comic strips, each reflecting a unique perspective on their selected theme from Science, Social Studies or Mathematics. It was evident that the students had invested their time and effort into crafting imaginative tales, portraying their vision with colourful characters and engaging storylines. Shraddha Tiwari (Class 7 C), Nistha Solanki (Class 7 G) and Shreyansh Panda (Class 7 E) bagged the first, second and third positions respectively.

Academics
5
Aug
2023
5 Aug, 2023

Intersection Hindi poem Recitation Competition (Class 6)

An Intersection Hindi Poem Recitation Competition was recently conducted for students of Class 6.
The participants were judged on different parameters such as presentation, memorization, and voice modulation.
Selvi Jani of Class 6 F secured the first position. Rutva of Class 6 C and Aparna Tiwari of class 6 F clinched the second position and the third position was secured by Ansh Shukla of Class 6 B, Anvesha Kamade of class 6 B and Madhavans Chaudhary of Class 6 F.

Co-Curricular
3
Aug
2023
3 Aug, 2023

Investiture Ceremony (Secondary & Senior Secondary)

The Investiture Ceremony for Secondary and Senior Secondary sections was organized recently. The ceremony was presided over by the school Principal, who administered the oath of leadership to the newly elected student council members. The student council members took the oath, promising to fulfil their duties with honesty, sincerity, and dedication.
After the ceremony, the newly appointed student council members were congratulated by their peers and teachers. The student council members were then given a briefing about their roles and responsibilities and were encouraged to work collaboratively to improve the school environment.

Co-Curricular
31
Jul
2023
31 Jul, 2023

Creative Clay Play

Creative clay play was conducted for the Pre-Primary wing. The purpose of this event was to induce and foster imagination, motor skills and sensory explorations among students. The activities were tailored to suit the cognitive and developmental levels of students, ensuring that they remain engaged and enthusiastic throughout the activity. Students showcased their imagination by moulding clay into different objects.

Academics
28
Jul
2023
28 Jul, 2023

Field Trip to Reliance Greens Plant Nursery (Class 8)

Students of Class 8 recently visited the Reliance Greens Plant nursery. The students were taken on a guided tour around the nursery. They were shown different sections, such as the greenhouse, outdoor growing areas, and the storage facilities for plants and gardening equipment. The tour guide introduced the students to various plant species grown at the nursery. The students were encouraged to identify different plants based on their leaves, flowers, and other distinctive features. The field trip offered the students, valuable insights into the world of plants and gardening, fostering a deeper connection with nature.

Academics
28
Jul
2023
28 Jul, 2023

Intersection Poem Recitation Competition (Hindi – Class 1)

The competition was organized for students of Class 1. This competition was conducted to improve the students’ recitation skills and to develop a liking for the subject. Each section of class 1 recited a poem. Class 1 A students were declared the winners of the competition while 1 B and 1 E were the first and second runners-up respectively.

Co-Curricular
26
Jul
2023
26 Jul, 2023

Kargil Diwas Assembly

A special assembly was conducted by the Primary section to commememorate Kargil Diwas. The students paid tribute to the Kargil martyrs through their heart touching poems, dance and speech.
The occasion was celebrated in the Pre-primary wing too. Children were made aware of the significance of the day and they practiced a series of activities such as running, balancing, crawling etc. It was a practical way to encourage teamwork, coordination, and discipline among the children.

Co-Curricular
25
Jul
2023
25 Jul, 2023

Eco-club Activity - Leaf Safari (Pre-primary)

Pre-primary children identified, collected and sorted variety of leaves and made a collage of the same. The activity enhanced their understanding of the natural world around them. It also allowed them to explore the diversity of plant life. The collage-making aspect of the activity added an artistic element, enabling the children to express their creativity and imagination through the use of leaves.

Academics
25
Jul
2023
25 Jul, 2023

STEAM Activities (Pre-primary)

The theme for STEAM activity for Nursery section was ‘Properties of water: Water is colourless’. The students performed the activity in small groups. The students, reached the conclusion that water was colourless by exploring and experimenting in a fun way.
Jal-tarang’ activity was also conducted for the students. The kids discovered that different quantities of water produced different sounds on being beaten with a spoon.
‘Full and Empty’ and ‘Float and Sink’ and ‘Water Travel’ were the activities for LKG students. Children enjoyed the ‘Full and Empty’ activity with water, tray, and sponge immensely.
The "Float and Sink" STEAM activity taught the children, the concepts of buoyancy and density. They learnt that certain objects float while others sink in water.

The ‘Water travel’ activity helped the children explore how water can flow without the help of external force.
‘Water Filtration’ and ‘Identifying Soluble and Non-soluble Things’ and ‘Three Forms of Water’ activities were conducted for the UKG students. The children were able to identify and remove impurities from water. They were amazed to learn that cotton, stones, sand and mud could clean the water. It was explained to them that all these things, when used together, in a particular sequence can make the water clean. They also understood that water always flows from top to down.
Through the next activity, the children were able to identify things which dissolve in water and the ones which do not.
They also learnt that things like cotton, clothes, paper napkin etc. absorb water whereas plastic, metals, wooden pieces do not absorb water.
Students were able to identify, name and describe the three forms of water: ice, water and water vapour / steam. These concepts were demonstrated using ice cubes, water and steamer.

The activities fostered exploratory skills, eye-hand coordination, and cognitive skills among the students.

Co-Curricular
24
Jul
2023
24 Jul, 2023

Innovative teaching practice-‘Musical Water’ (Pre-primary)

Innovative teaching practice, ‘Musical water’ was conducted for the students of Pre-primary wherein children explored and discovered different sounds produced in water and by water. The objective was to develop an understanding of musical notation.

Co-Curricular
22
Jul
2023
22 Jul, 2023

Inter-house Badminton Championship (Classes 6 to 12)

Inter-house Badminton Championship was conducted for students of Middle School, Secondary and Senior Secondary sections of the school. Given below are the results:


Seniors (Boys): -
First Position: Falcon House
Second Position: Eagle House
Third Position: Hawk House
Best Player: - Vedant Gohil (XII E)
Seniors (Girls): -
First Position: Kite House
Second Position: Eagle House
Third Position: Falcon House
Best Player: - Naisha Jivaranjani (XII A)
Middle School (Boys):
First Position: Falcon House
Second Position: Eagle House
Third Position: Kite House
Best Player: - Bahnimaan Deka (VIII C)
Middle School (Girls):
First Position: Eagle House
Second Position: Falcon House
Third Position: Hawk House
Best Player: - Rohini Maji (VIII F)

Academics
15
Jul
2023
15 Jul, 2023

Session on Liberal Education

Career Counseling Cell, KDARFS organized a Session on ‘Liberal Education’ for students of classes 11 & 12. The facilitator was Ms. Krishna Nagpal from Ashoka University.The session was conducted to introduce students to the concept of Liberal Education, how it is different from other conventional courses. Ms.Nagpal also shared detailed information about liberal education courses offered by Ashoka University.

Academics
15
Jul
2023
15 Jul, 2023

CBSE’s Capacity-building Programme on Learning Outcomes and Pedagogies.

Three teachers of the school, namely, Mr.Hashley George, Ms.Anita Randive and Ms.Swati Suman attended CBSE’s Capacity-building Programme on Learning Outcomes and Pedagogies. The objective of the workshop was to provide the participant teachers with an understanding of aligning learning outcomes with instructional strategies and assessments. Ms. Unnati Joshi, Principal of J. P. Modi School and Ms. Shivani Acharya, Principal of Radhika Educare School were the facilitators of the workshop.

Academics
15
Jul
2023
15 Jul, 2023

Exhibition on Medicinal Plants (Classes 3 to 5)

An exhibition on medicinal plants was organized by the students of classes 3 to 5. The students explained about the medicinal value of commonly grown herbs, the benefits of spices and about beauty products obtained from various herbs.

Co-Curricular
14
Jul
2023
14 Jul, 2023

Folk Dance competition (Class 3)

A Folk-dance competition was conducted for Class 3 students. The participants' exceptional dance abilities, coupled with their hard work and dedication, made it an unforgettable experience for everyone involved. The competition not only showcased the students' talent and creativity but also fostered among them, a love for Indian culture and folk art.
Winners of the Class 3 Folk Dance competition-
2nd Runner Up – Class 3C & 3F
1st Runner Up – Class 3B
Winners – Class 3I

Co-Curricular
14
Jul
2023
14 Jul, 2023

Fancy Dress on the theme, ‘Save Water’ (Pre-primary)

Fancy Dress event, on the theme, ‘Save Water’ was conducted for the Pre-primary students. The event started with a talk on the topic, ‘Importance of Saving Water’. Children presented themselves in theme-based costumes such as water drops, clouds, rain, tap and river. A few children also displayed slogans on saving water.

Academics
11
Jul
2023
11 Jul, 2023

Guest Lecture on ‘Financial Markets’

A guest lecture was organised for class 11 & 12 students (Commerce) on the topic, ‘Financial Markets’. The lecture was conducted by Ms. Dharini Balasubharamanian. Concept of financial market, role and impact of financial market on an economy and types of financial markets were explained with various examples. The session was very informative and enriching for all participants.

Academics
8
Jul
2023
8 Jul, 2023

‘U.S. University Education Fair' 2023

Career Counseling Cell, KDARFS organized a ‘U.S. University Education Fair - 2023’ in association with Indo American Education Society. The fair was attended by more than 900 students and parents. Fourteen renowned U.S. Universities participated in the fair. The event was organized to give students and parents a platform to interact with multiple U.S. university representatives and know about the courses offered by the universities, their admission criteria and procedures, fees structure, etc.

Academics
7
Jul
2023
7 Jul, 2023

Story-telling Competition (Class 4)

Storytelling Competition, titled 'Tale Teller,' was conducted for Class 4 students. The participants' exceptional storytelling abilities, coupled with their hard work and dedication, made it an unforgettable experience for everyone involved.
Winners of the Storytelling competition-
2nd Runner Up – Harshita Sawant(4-H)
1st Runner Up – Nirvana Mehta(4E)
Winner – Aradhya Bhesania(4-B)

Academics
7
Jul
2023
7 Jul, 2023

Rhyme Recitation (Pre-primary)

Rhyme Recitation’ was conducted for Pre-primary students. Students enjoyed the activity a lot and recited the poems punctuated with appropriate actions and voice modulation.

Co-Curricular
6
Jul
2023
6 Jul, 2023

‘Smriti Diwas’

Entire school paid soulful tributes to the Founder-Chairman of Reliance Industries Limited on the solemn occasion of his Death Anniversary. Floral tributes were offered by the School Leadership team and students representatives. One of his favourite bhajans, ‘Hey Govind, Hey Gopal’ was also rendered during the assembly. The assembly also included speeches and poems and a quiz based on Shri Dhirubhai Ambani’s life.To commemorate this occasion, the Pre-Primary students were shown a video depicting the life of the great industrialist.

Academics
1
Jul
2023
1 Jul, 2023

Inter-house Hindi Elocution Competition

Inter-house Hindi Elocution competition was organized for students of classes 9 & 10. The competition intends to enhance their interest in Hindi language and hone the public speaking skills of students. Arya Shah of class 9 C and Vanshi Shah of class 10 D were adjudged the ‘Best Speakers’.

Co-Curricular
30
Jun
2023
30 Jun, 2023

Role play (Community Helpers )

Pre-primary students dressed up as teachers, chefs, doctors, engineers, barbers, firefighters etc. The efforts of the parents were also visible in the innovative attires and tools used by the children. The event also inculcated in the learners, a feeling of respect for all community helpers.

 

Academics
29
Jun
2023
29 Jun, 2023

Poem Recitation Contest

English Poem Recitation Competition (Inter-section) was conducted for all sections of Class 3. Each section did their best with perfect voice modulation, diction and co-ordination exhibiting great team work.
Result of the competition is as follows:
2nd Runner Up – Class 3A, 3C, 3E
1st Runner Up – Class 3I
1st Position – Class 3D

Co-Curricular
28
Jun
2023
28 Jun, 2023

Special Assembly (Eid-Ul-Adha Celebration)

A special Eid-Ul-Adha –Buddy Assembly was conducted by LKG students wherein children celebrated the day with songs and dances. The day's success was accentuated by the colorful costumes, and children’s enthusiasm.

Academics
28
Jun
2023
28 Jun, 2023

Crossword Puzzle Activity

With an aim to enhance the students’ Science related vocabulary, stimulate problem solving skills, Crossword puzzle activity was conducted for Class 7 students on the theme, ‘Nutrition’

Co-Curricular
26
Jun
2023
26 Jun, 2023

Innovative Practice: Puppetry

Puppet theatres are a popular for children of all ages. They provide an enjoyable and interactive way for kids to use their imagination and creativity. A puppet show was organized for the students of Nursery, LKG & UKG at KDARFS-Pre-Primary wing wherein the theme based story, ‘The Forgetful Fly’ was depicted through a puppetry. The puppeteer engrossed the students with her voice modulation and effective use of creative puppets. They also encouraged the audience to be a part of the story with their participation and responses. The squeals and the laughter of the students were proof of the joy and fun they experienced during the show.

Academics
24
Jun
2023
24 Jun, 2023

Intersection Poetry Recitation Competition (Class 6)

Intersection Poetry Recitation Competition was conducted for students of Class 6. Jheel Patel and Dhiti Patel of class 6H secured the first position. Cherishma Sri Koppisetti of class 6E and Rutva Patil of class 6C clinched the second position and the third position was secured by Sonal Masti and Kashish Jha of Class 6G.

Co-Curricular
23
Jun
2023
23 Jun, 2023

Environment Day Drawing Competition Class 1 and 4

The students of Classes 1 and 4 participated in Drawing competition. The theme for the activity was ‘Solution to plastic pollution’.
This activity was conducted to make the students aware about the effects of plastic on our environment. The effort and hard work of the children were highly commendable.
The winners of the competition are as follows:
Grade 4:
Prapti Hazarika – 1st
Manaswini Samantary – 2nd
Shravya Shah and Himani Parikh – 3rd
Grade 1:
Diyan Ponkiya– 1st
Saidhar S. – 2nd
Hitansh Parmar – 3rd

Co-Curricular
23
Jun
2023
23 Jun, 2023

Doodle Art competition

Doodle Art competition, a fun and inclusive event provided the participants of Class 3 with an opportunity to showcase their artistic skills and creativity. The students participated in the competition with positivity and enjoyed the competition.
Results:
First Position: Divi H Patel & Ruhi V Jain
Second Position: Jiya A Patel
Third Position: Mayookha

Co-Curricular
22
Jun
2023
22 Jun, 2023

Middle School Investiture Ceremony 2023-24

To inculcate the sense of responsibility, foster leadership qualities, and decision-making skills in the students, KDARFS conducted the Investiture Ceremony 2023-24 for Middle School students. The Chief Guest Ms. Anvita Kackar honoured the new appointees with captainship badges. The following are the school captains.
Middle School Captain (B) - Hitarth U Mehta
Middle School Dy. Captain (B) - Dhairya Fruitwala
Middle School Captain (G) - Rohini Maji
Middle School Dy. Captain (G) - Renaira V Arora
Sports Captain - Aarav Raiyani

Co-Curricular
21
Jun
2023
21 Jun, 2023

International Yoga Day

Yoga is a practice that connects the body, breath, and mind. With an objective that the students should know about the benefits of yoga and meditation, KDARFS celebrated International Yoga Day celebration on 21st June 2023.
The students of Classes 5th to 8th & 11th, Scout and Guide, NCC Army and Navy cadets enthusiastically participated in the celebration. The guest Ms. Vaibhavi Dave demonstrated various ‘asanaas’ and some techniques of Meditation. The students found the session informative and motivating.
A special ‘Buddy Assembly’ was conducted for the Pre-primary section. UKG students had conversations on importance of Yoga, displayed slogans and performed Yoga dance. LKG and Nursery students performed Yoga Asanas in their respective classrooms. The session helped them to get familiarize with Yoga and its importance in the daily life.

Academics
29
Apr
2023
29 Apr, 2023

Paragraph Writing Competition for classes 3, 4 and 5

Paragraph writing Competition was conducted for Classes 3 to 5.
The four best entries were uploaded on the CBSE website. The results for the same will be announced soon by CBSE.

Co-Curricular
28
Apr
2023
28 Apr, 2023

Primary Investiture Ceremony

The Primary Section organized its Investiture Ceremony recently to recognize and appoint the new student council members for the upcoming academic year.
The investiture ceremony was presided over by the school Principal,Ms,Anvita Kackar, who administered the oath of office to the newly elected student council members.
It was an excellent opportunity for the newly elected council members to demonstrate their commitment to serving the school.

Co-Curricular
26
Apr
2023
26 Apr, 2023

Inter section throw ball competition 2023-24 Class-5 Girls

Inter-section Throw-ball competition was organized for Class 5 girls. Matches were scheduled on a knock-out basis. The final matches were very exciting ones. Class 5 D bagged the first position while the second and third positions were bagged by 5H and 5 I respectively.

Academics
21
Apr
2023
21 Apr, 2023

Assembly on Earth Day

As a step towards inspiring, educating, and motivating children to protect our Earth, a special assembly was held on the 21st of April to commemorate Earth Day. The assembly began with the choir singing a prayer song. This was followed by the thought for the day and news headlines. Primary students presented a beautiful flash mob where in they talked about the importance of saving mother earth. It was followed by prize distribution of various events.

Academics
21
Apr
2023
21 Apr, 2023

Session on “Vitamins to Unlock Health Potential”

To inculcate healthy eating habits, an informative session was conducted by Dr. Shivani Vyas (Dietician) and Dr. Arpita Shah (Dietician) for Class 5 students.
The session provided recommendations for individuals to ensure the intake of vitamins in their diet. It also discussed the benefits of vitamins. The session concluded with a fun-filled quiz session.

Academics
21
Apr
2023
21 Apr, 2023

Water Fun

Fun with water activity was organized for the-Pre-Primary unit wherein all the students did splashing, pouring and squeezing activities .They played with water toys and enjoyed in the sunny morning. The Water fun was scheduled for UKG, Nursery and LKG. Students were happy to play in water and enjoyed a lot with full involvement. Thus, this event helped the students to build their fine motor skills, gross motor skills and develop interest in outdoor activities. Overall, this activity was fun filled and a new experience for the students after the re-opening of the school.

Academics
21
Apr
2023
21 Apr, 2023

Antarvargiya Hindi Kavita Path Pratiyogita

Scholastic and co-scholastic activities are equally important for the child's all-around development. Keeping this in view, our school conducted the Antarvargiya Hindi Kavita Path Pratiyogita for Class-2 students. This competition was conducted to improve the students Poem recitation skill and to understand its importance. The effort and hard work of the children and teachers were highly commendable. The winners were appreciated and felicitated for their brilliant performances.

Academics
20
Apr
2023
20 Apr, 2023

CBSE CAPACITY BUILDING SESSION NEP-2020

To develop a thorough understanding about NEP- 2020, a one-day workshop on “Capacity building session- NEP-2020” was organised by school for teachers in collaboration with CBSE. The resource persons were Ms. Unnati B Joshi, Principal, J. P Modi School, Jamnagar and Mr. Vipul Ghanva, Principal, Sri Sri Academy, Rajkot. The aim of the workshop was to make teachers aware of the salient features of NEP- 2020, the changes NEP is going to bring in the education system and, effective implementation of NEP 2020 in schools. The attention was drawn towards importance of ECCE, foundational literacy and numeracy, dropout rates and ensuring universal access to education at all levels. Moreover, importance of multilingualism in classrooms was also discussed with the teachers. All in all, the session was indeed very informative, enriching and an enlightening one for teachers.

Co-Curricular
19
Apr
2023
19 Apr, 2023

“Banana Day"

“Banana Day” was celebrated in Pre-Primary Nursery, LKG & UKG section. The purpose of this event was to introduce children to the benefits of bananas, as well as to have fun with this delicious and healthy fruit. The celebration started with a morning circle time, where the children learned about the nutritional value of bananas. Various related activities were conducted such as rhyme recitation, songs, tearing and pasting the given picture of banana, peeling, chopping and eating banana etc. The children expressed their views about the fruit in their own languages.

Academics
17
Apr
2023
17 Apr, 2023

“Teachers as 21st Century Mentors”

KDARFS organized a workshop “Teachers as 21st Century Mentors” to imbibe 21st century skills in teachers. The Workshop emphasized on the mental health of the students as well as the teachers. The energetic resource persons provided tips to enhance listening skills and to make teaching learning more effective to meet the needs of 21st century kids.
Facilitators shared many energizers for classroom management. Overall it was a very interactive and informative session for teachers.

Academics
17
Apr
2023
17 Apr, 2023

Effective Parenting

KDARFS organized an interactive workshop for the parents of kindergarten to make them aware about the New Education Policy,2020. The session updated parents with the new technology and pedagogy in alignment with NEP 2020. Session focused on developing problem solving, critical thinking and collaborative skills in the child. Facilitators assisted the parents by responding them on their concerns related to their child’s attitude and behavior.

Co-Curricular
15
Apr
2023
15 Apr, 2023

Heritage Week

Social Science department of KDARFS celebrated Heritage Week with a lot of pomp and show. The exhibition was a vibrant display of the rich heritage and culture of India. The students presented a range of displays, including traditional handicrafts like pottery, weaving, Cane work and embroidery. They also showcased various textiles, such as Banarasi, Kalamkari, leheriya,bandhej, Tant, Phulkari, Munga silk, Sambalpuri and Pochampalli ikkat. One of the most exciting displays was the food section, where students prepared and presented regional cuisines from different parts of India. The event not only provided an opportunity for the students to showcase their creativity and knowledge but also helped them develop a deeper appreciation for their heritage and culture.

Co-Curricular
15
Apr
2023
15 Apr, 2023

Badge Making Activity - Class 3

Creative badge-making activity was conducted for the students of grade 3. The theme for the activity was 1. “Every Day is earth day” and 2. “My heritage my pride” This activity was conducted to make the students aware of the rich heritage of our country and to understand its importance. The effort and hard work of the children were highly commendable.

Co-Curricular
12
Apr
2023
12 Apr, 2023

Assembly on Ambedkar Jayanti

On April 14, Ambedkar Jayanti, also known as Bhim Jayanti, is held to honour the memory of B. R. Ambedkar, an Indian politician and social reformer, every year. The students of class 7 A presented the assembly with great excitement and enthusiasm. The students showcased the saga of Indian Constitution through a musical skit showing the principles of Equality, Liberty and Fraternity. The Assembly started with a beautiful thought, followed by News headlines, Speech and a beautiful poem on Dr. B.R.Ambedkar’s life. Finally, it was concluded by throwing light on some of the unknown and informative facts about Ambedkar’s life.

Academics
12
Apr
2023
12 Apr, 2023

Show & Tell

KDARFS Pre-Primary Wing organized Show and Tell event to strengthen verbal skills and to develop effective public speaking competency of the young minds of LKG and UKG. The students were informed to bring their favourite toy or any object of their choice. They were excited to share their descriptive narration and waited eagerly for their turn to show and tell. Thus, this event helped our tiny tots to build their social, emotional and language skills. Overall, the show was a spectacular learning experience for the kids!

Academics
11
Apr
2023
11 Apr, 2023

Speech Competition on Fire Safety Awareness

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Reliance Foundation School organized a speech competition on fire safety awareness . The competition featured a set of parameters designed to check the student’s knowledge of fire safety and create awareness of emergency situations. The goal of the competition was to emphasize on the importance of fire safety and to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to stay safe in the event of a fire.

Co-Curricular
6
Apr
2023
6 Apr, 2023

“MOM and Me”

The school reopened for Nursery on 5th April 2023. A Mom and Me session was organized on 5th and 6th April 2023 for Nursery students as well as their mommies to orient them with KDARFS- Pre-Primary. The session was conducted in two batches and the guided activities such as Self-introduction with Karadi Rhyme, songs, Pass the ball game, paper tearing and pasting fun etc. were done by the children with the support of their mothers. The first day at school was completely a new experience for them. The class decor, activities and attractive teaching aids fascinated the little ones. The session helped them to familiarize themselves with the school environment. Thus, it was indeed a memorable experience that was enjoyed not only by the children but also by their mothers and teachers.

Co-Curricular
4
Apr
2023
4 Apr, 2023

RFS Interschool Athletics Championship 2023

KDARFS, Jamnagar hosted the two-day RFS Interschool Athletics championship 2023 recently. The mega event saw the participation of 11 RFS schools from Gujarat and Maharashtra. The championship included a variety of track and field events such as- 100 meters, 200 meters, relay races, shot put, discus throw and long jump for both boys and girls. category. The inaugural ceremony had Mr. Harshayu Trivedi, Cluster Hear (HR) RIL as the Chief Guest while the mantle was conferred upon Mr,V.P.Joy, Senior Executive Vice President, RIL on the second day. The participants displayed great sportsmanship and enthusiasm throughout the championship, making the event a great success. Kanaram Budharam Dewasi of KDARFS Jamnagar was adjudged the Best Athlete (Boys) while it was- Rayna Chopra of RFS Koparkhairane who was declared the Best Athlete (Girls). KDARFS Jamnagar bagged the ‘Overall Champions’ Trophy with an unbeatable tally of 66 points.

Co-Curricular
3
Apr
2023
3 Apr, 2023

RFS Interschool Athletics Championship (NEWSROOM)

“Reliance Foundation Schools Academic Council (RFSAC) in collaboration with Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Reliance Foundation School (KDARFS), Jamnagar organised the RFS Inter-School Athletics Championship (RISAC) for U-14 Girls and U-14 Boys at KDARFS Jamnagar on 3 & 4 April in Jamnagar.   

About 140 students from 11 Reliance Foundation Schools in Gujarat and Maharashtra competed in 7 track and Field Events.   

A Newsroom team consisting of 24 students and 4 teachers was created to bring live updates from the event. The team was divided into three groups for text, photography and technical support. Over the 2 days, they covered the opening ceremony, events and results, and conducted interviews with athletes and coaches. The website was a great resource for parents, teachers, and students who were unable to attend the event in person."

https://cmsjamnagar.rfs.edu.in/frmRFS_Athletics_Championship_2023.aspx

Academics
22
Feb
2023
22 Feb, 2023

Workshop on ‘Work-life Balance’ by Dr.Anand Nadkarni

KDARFS, Jamnagar organised an impactful workshop on work-life balance for teachers and lecturers. Renowned Psychiatrist, Dr.Anand Nadkarni, was the resource person who enlightened the participants with new perspectives on maintaining work-life balance. Striking a healthy work-life balance is a difficult challenge in the best of times. The workshop highlighted how one can maintain a balance and strike the right chord between work and home in the spirit of self-care, both emotionally and physically.

Academics
13
Feb
2023
13 Feb, 2023

Financial Literacy Training Session

To develop financial knowledge, life skills and confidence in managing one’s money, a workshop on ‘Financial Literacy’ was organized by the school for teachers. The workshop was organized in collaboration with CBSE. And the resource person was Mr. Koushik Gosvami, renowned CA from the Saurashtra region. The aim of the workshop was to educate the audience about concepts of financial and retirement planning and various tools of investment.
The speaker asserted that investment should be planned in a way which gives the financial security and simultaneously helps achieve one’s personal goals and lifestyle. He explained in detail the various tools of investment like bank fixed deposits, post office schemes, real estate, insurance, PPF, gold, shares and stocks, mutual funds etc. He also elaborated upon mutual funds, and how these work with their pros and cons. He also shed light on life insurance and health insurance. It was specified that tax planning is the basic duty of every individual and should be carried out religiously. All in all, the session was indeed an enlightening one for teachers.

Academics
11
Feb
2023
11 Feb, 2023

‘Erudition’ Class 2 Exhibition

The theme for the Exhibition by Class 2 students, aptly named, ‘Erudition’ was ‘Making Learning Visible’. The students were divided into 4 core subject groups viz. English, EVS, Hindi and Mathematics. Each group had 5 different activities which the students explained their learning across the academic session. These subjects were integrated with art, craft, drawing, music, dance, and clay modelling too. The entire event ws an enriching one.

Academics
8
Feb
2023
8 Feb, 2023

CBSE workshop on Classroom Management

Two teachers of the school, namely – Ms.Khushboo Soni and Mr.Shibu Kandy recently attended a CBSE workshop on Class-room Management at Genius English Medium School, Rajkot. The Resource persons – Mr.Radheshyam Pandey and Mr. Vipul provided effective and practical tips on effective class room management.

Academics
5
Feb
2023
5 Feb, 2023

STEAM Activities (Jan 2023)

Various STEAM activities are regularly conducted in the Pre-primary section. ‘Rangometry’- a coding game with task cards’ was conducted by Nursery teachers. This activity introduced the concept of the coding game as well as solving the code by using Rangometry.
The activity ‘Bark-tracing’ was conducted by LKG teachers. The teacher showed the trunk of the tree and explained about the bark. Children were encouraged to touch the bark, sense the surface and talk about the same.
‘Making human figure with natural material’ too was conducted to encourage children to observe closely. In this activity teacher took children for a walk outside in nature and guided them to collect the natural materials i.e., Leaves, flowers, rocks, grass, twigs, sticks, etc. Then, the teacher instructed them to arrange the collected material to create a human figure based on their imagination. It was fantastic fun and educational activity for kids.
‘Seed Rangoli’ and ‘Seed Mosaic’ activities too were conducted wherein students were encouraged to make rangoli and mosaics using a variety of pulses and grains.

Co-Curricular
25
Jan
2023
25 Jan, 2023

Basant Panchmi

The festival of Basant Panchami was celebrated with joy and fervour by the students of primary classes. To celebrate this auspicious day, a special assembly was presented. Children chanted the Saraswati mantra and presented an informative skit. The little ones showcased the spirit of Basant through an alluring dance performance. Decorated in vibrant hues, the school had an ambience of joy and happiness

Academics
24
Jan
2023
24 Jan, 2023

Capacity building programme on 'Art Integrated Learning’

In order to update teaching practices, two teachers of Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Reliance Foundation School , Mr.Anoop Bajpai and Ms.Sangita Sharma attended the Capacity Building Program on ‘Art Integrated Learning’ at Tanna English Medium School, Rajkot.The workshop highlighted how to keep children engrossed areas of learning such as mimicry, storytelling, singing, role play, paper cutting, Origami, and dramatization. The workshop was an engaging one that equipped the teachers with more confidence and numerous wonderful ideas for effective classroom teaching.

Academics
24
Jan
2023
24 Jan, 2023

Hindi Workshop

With an objective to empower themselves with strategies to teach Hindi language, teachers attended a CBSE workshop at Rajkot organized by Madhuban publications. The resource person Ms Mitali Sharma highlighted the values, depth and richness of the language. Ways to increase students’ curiosity in language in primary and secondary school were also discussed. It was an enriching workshop that empowered teachers to teach language more efficiently.

Co-Curricular
16
Jan
2023
16 Jan, 2023

Kite-making Activity

To encourage the imagination and creativity of young minds, Kite Making Activity’ was conducted in the Pre-primary section. Students displayed their creativity by drawing and making colourful kites. The activity led to awareness about the rich Indian culture.

Academics
16
Jan
2023
16 Jan, 2023

GK Quiz

‘Competitions develop an attitude to win’
In order to develop the capabilities of our students, a GK quiz competition was conducted for the students of class 6. The event gave an opportunity to the students to look beyond their textual knowledge and establish a relationship between theoretical concepts and practical applications.

Co-Curricular
9
Jan
2023
9 Jan, 2023

Eco club Activity

Eco club activities lead to creating awareness about environment in young minds. Nursery children made ‘Bird House’ from waste material, LKG children made ‘Bird-feeder’ while UKG students made ‘Cat houses’.

Academics
4
Jan
2023
4 Jan, 2023

Learning is Fun

The last month of the year was quiet thrilling and fun filled for the little scholars. The pre primary students exhibited their artistic skills through various creative activities like making season tree, making pattern with flower and leaf, Tie and dye, making Girl with umbrella and dabbing activity in colour pop up pink. These activities fueled their curiosity, creativity and provided them with an outlet to observe, express and explore.

Academics
5
Dec
2022
5 Dec, 2022

IIT K Earthquake Quiz

Two students namely Shambavi Singh of Class 9 F and Siddharth Mohapatra of 10 D have been selected for the next round of the Earthquake Quiz being conducted by the National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering , IIT Kanpur. Congratulations, dear children.

Academics
4
Dec
2022
4 Dec, 2022

16th State level Aloha Competition 2022

Iva Boghani of 4 I became 1st runner-up in the 16th State level Aloha Competition 2022. Hearty Congratulations Eva!!!

Co-Curricular
3
Dec
2022
3 Dec, 2022

Solo Dance Competition (Reliance Greens)

Iva Boghani Class 4I received first prize in Solo Dance Competition held on 3rd Dec at RG township.

Co-Curricular
25
Nov
2022
25 Nov, 2022

All India Open National Karate Championship 2022.

Viva A Tarpara of Class 2C won a gold medal and a bronze medal in the 2nd Versatile Cup All India Open National Karate Championship 2022. She got gold in KATA and bronze in KUMITE.

Co-Curricular
19
Nov
2022
19 Nov, 2022

Solo Singing Competition - Voice of RG

Sourin Das of Class 4I received first prize in Solo Singing Competition - Voice of RG.

Co-Curricular
14
Nov
2022
14 Nov, 2022

Flameless Cooking Competition

Ambika Menon of Class 2C, received the first prize under the 7 to 9 age group for the Flameless Cooking Competition organized by Reliance Smart.

Academics
12
Nov
2022
12 Nov, 2022

Book-fair

In order to inculcate reading habit among children, staff and township residents, a grand book-fair was organized by the school. The three-day fair was inaugurated at the hands of Shri H B Trivedi, Sr.VP (RIL) and Shri Bhushan Oza, Sr. VP (CHO Office) in the presence of Principal, Ms.Anvita Kackar and the school leadership team.
Students visited the book fair as per the scheduled Book browsing schedule during the school hours while it was open to parents and township residents in the evening hours. A wide range of books covering different disciplines was displayed, and fiction saw the greatest takers. The response to the fair was overwhelming. The opportunity to browse books of different genres was a wonderful experience for the children staff and parents.

Academics
11
Nov
2022
11 Nov, 2022

Session on ‘Reviewing Indian Economy’

The school organized a special session on ‘Reviewing Indian Economy’ for the Humanities and Commerce stream students. The session was by CA Kiran Chandarana, an expert from RIL-JMD. The session was conducted to give an overview about the Indian Economy and the indicators which can help to review it. At the end of the session, various queries of students were answered by the resource person and useful insights were given to the students.

Co-Curricular
8
Nov
2022
8 Nov, 2022

Guru-Purab Celebrations

The 553rd birth anniversary of Gurunanak Devji was reverently celebrated by the Pre-primary and Primary sections of the school. Students were explained the importance of the day. The special feature of the day was ‘Langar’ wherein all the students shared their food with each other.

Academics
7
Nov
2022
7 Nov, 2022

English Story-telling Competition (Class 3)

Class 3 students recently participated in Inter-section English Story-telling competition. The stories narrated were humorous, but moral-based. Dhyanvi Dave, Dwaipayan Sharma, Srijoyee Roy and Dhruvika Alva were named the winners of the competition.

Co-Curricular
5
Nov
2022
5 Nov, 2022

Drishti Art and Essay competition

KDARFS students came up with a creditable performance in the Drishti Art and Essay competition to feature in the list of Gold and Silver medal winners. Following are our shining stars:

1. Aarohi Oswal - 3I Art (Silver)
2. Vivan Patel - 2B Art (Silver)
3. Aarushi Sonani - 7B Art (Gold )
4. Angel Patel - 7B Art (Gold )
5. Dhriti Rakesh Patel - 7C Art (Gold )
6. Renaira Arora - 7E Art (Gold )
7. Dirgh Patel - 8B Art (Silver)
8. Sanchita Paliwal - 8A Art (Silver)
9. Anshu Pareekh
9 D Essay (Silver)

Academics
4
Nov
2022
4 Nov, 2022

Session on ‘Practical Accounting in MNCs’

An informative session on ‘Practical accounting in MNCs’ was conducted for Commerce stream students. The resource person for the same was CA Pinesh Patel, an expert from RIL-JMD. The session was conducted to give an overview about the practical accounting in MNCs and making them aware about day to day happenings in MNCs. The session was very informative and enriching for all participants.

Co-Curricular
3
Nov
2022
3 Nov, 2022

Inter-house Boys’ Football Competition (Middle School)

The final inter-house match was conducted between Hawk and Eagle houses for football enthusiasts of the campus. Each team participated with complete vigour and anticipation to win the final title of the game. The tournament was held for students from grades 6 to 8.
Hawk house won the final match against Eagle house. Harshvardhan Zala of Class 7 was named the ‘Best Player’

Co-Curricular
3
Nov
2022
3 Nov, 2022

Inter-house Girls Handball Competition (Middle School)

The Inter-house Handball Competition for Girls (Classes VI to XII) was conducted recently. The final was played between Eagle House and Falcon House in which Eagles emerged the winners. Soumya Prajapati of Class 7 was named the Best Player.

Academics
3
Nov
2022
3 Nov, 2022

Field visit to Reliance Smart

As a part of CBSE project work, students of classes 11 & 12 (Commerce) were taken to visit Reliance Smart Mall, at Motikhavdi, Jamnagar.The field visit was organized so that students could observe the world of work and management and experience the application of theoretical concepts in practicality. The students had prepared questionnaires for staff members and customers to collect data and gain insights about the principles of management followed/applied. The field visit was very informative and enriching for all participants.

Co-Curricular
31
Oct
2022
31 Oct, 2022

Eco-club Assembly (Primary)

A special assembly was conducted by the members of Eco Club of classes 3, 4 and 5 on the theme ‘Clean and Green Environment’. The students performed a skit on the importance of tree and took a pledge to save the environment. Eco-Captains and Eco champions were presented with special badges.

Co-Curricular
19
Oct
2022
19 Oct, 2022

Diwali Assembly (Primary)

Diwali is an occasion to celebrate victory over evil, light over darkness and awareness over ignorance. To celebrate this auspicious day, a special assembly was presented by students of Primary section.
The programme began with meaningful prayer highlighting the message of Diwali. A mesmerizing Ganesh Vandana was performed by the students.
An informative speech on Diwali was presented by a student of class III followed by an interesting quiz related to the festival.
An inspiring ‘Nukkad Natak’ was presented by students of class II to convey a powerful message about the harmful effects of bursting crackers and the importance of sharing happiness.
The assembly concluded with the Principal, Ms. Anvita Kackar, felicitating the winners of various school competitions.

Co-Curricular
19
Oct
2022
19 Oct, 2022

Flameless Cooking (Pre-primary)

Flameless cooking is one of those activities which encourages a child to work with others as they take the lead in trying out new recipes, packing their own lunches, baking holiday treats, or helping to get dinner on the table. Pre-primary tiny tots were a part of this interesting activity as they cooked up delicious dishes like ‘Dates- laddoos’, ‘Basket-puri chaat’ and ‘Papdi-chaat’. The students thoroughly enjoyed this activity.

Academics
19
Oct
2022
19 Oct, 2022

STEAM Activity (October) ‘Solar System’ (Pre-primary)

The STEAM activities for pre-primary kids was based on the theme of ‘Solar System’. The activities were conducted in a way the tots would become familiar with words related to solar system and be able to identify planets. Activities like magic paintings of stars and the night sky and model display and demonstration were conducted to familiarise the children with the heavenly bodies. The session was informative, meaningful and helpful in developing the cognitive skills of children.

Co-Curricular
15
Oct
2022
15 Oct, 2022

Inter-house Dance Competition (Middle School)

Inter-house Dance competition was organized for Classes 6 to 8 recently. The theme of the competition was ‘Festivals’. The four houses, through their dances depicted a different festival. The first position was bagged by Eagle house students who presnted the Baisakhi festival of Punjab. Falcon House which depicted the Ganesh festival of Maharashtra and the Kite house with Durga Pooja as their theme were placed second and third respectively.

Academics
15
Oct
2022
15 Oct, 2022

‘KDARFS Sciporium’

Emphasizing on this year being universally declared as ‘The International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development’ and to keep young minds engaged in research-based learning, a unique Science Exhibition was organized for classes 6 to 12. The event witnessed overwhelming response from students with almost 70 models on display. The presentation was creative and was supported by excellent use of conceptual knowledge. The hard work put by the students was visible in the effectiveness of all presentations.

Co-Curricular
14
Oct
2022
14 Oct, 2022

Intersection Clay-modelling Competition (Class 5)

The inter-section clay modelling Competition was well planned and executed by the art Department. The competition centered around the the theme of ‘Elephants’. Students were made to understand the concept of Clay modelling and the theme so that they could express their feelings and creativity very well.
The team from Class 5 ‘D’ consisting of Vaishnavi Pradhan, Dhiti Patil, Vanshiks Sodhiya and Drashti Shah emerged the winners in this toughly-fought competition.

Academics
12
Oct
2022
12 Oct, 2022

Inter-section Hindi Recitation Competition (Class 1)

The competition was conducted to improve the student’s Poem recitation skills. The competition was organized for all sections of Class 1. Class 1 ‘H’ was the winner while section ’D’ and ‘B’ were placed second and third respectively.

Co-Curricular
10
Oct
2022
10 Oct, 2022

Essay Writing and Poster-making Competition

As a part of ‘Swacchata Pakhwada’ activities, Essay Writing and Poster-making Competitions were organized for students of Class 8. It was inspiring to see the children express their ideas so creatively.

Academics
7
Oct
2022
7 Oct, 2022

Chemistry Week Celebration

‘Chemistry Week’ celebrations kick started with an engrossing ‘Crossword Puzzle’ activity in which all students from Classes 9 to 12 participated. The crossword puzzle was specially designed to increase students’ knowledge about chemistry-related terms. ‘Chemistry Quiz’ too was conducted during the week to inculcate a spirit of scientific enquiry and analytical thinking amongst the students. It aimed to fulfill the objective of encouraging the students to look beyond their textual knowledge and establish a relationship between theory and application of the learnt concepts. Team B comprising of Vivitsu Singhal, Vyom Patel, Darsh Serathia and Shruti Margi emerged as winners in a tightly-fought contest. Industry expert, Mr.Hira Parmar, of RIL, Jamnagar was also roped in to share his expertise on polymers with the Senior Secondary students. The informative session concluded with the resource person deftly handling the questions posed by the students. The entire department worked diligently to make the event a success.

Co-Curricular
3
Oct
2022
3 Oct, 2022

Collage-making activity

Collage-making activity was conducted for students of Class 3 to make the students aware of cleanliness and to understand its importance. Students of each section were asked to bring colour papers, newspaper, dry leaves, glue, broomsticks, ice cream sticks, etc. for the collage work. The activity was immensely enjoyed by the students.

Prize                       Name            

1st Prize           Anshi Roy - 3H

2nd Prize          Soujanya Sahoo - 3E

3rd Prize           Namya Vayas - 3D

 

 

Co-Curricular
30
Sep
2022
30 Sep, 2022

‘Best Out Of Waste’ Activity

Students of classes UKG, LKG, and Nursery prepared very creative and innovative art and craft items from different waste materials. They used reusable and recyclable materials like coloured papers, empty carton boxes, candy sticks, dry flowers and leaves, and much more. The creativity displayed by the children was mesmerizing.

The activity helped students understand the value of the need to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

Academics
30
Sep
2022
30 Sep, 2022

Reading Programme

A special ‘Reading Programme’ was organized for students of classes 3, 4 and 5 to enhance the overall reading skills. It was a day-wise program in which students were guided regarding phonics, sounds of blends, and pronunciation.

Students of class 5 were guided to read stories and then write the summary of the story. They were also encouraged to perform the story read in the form of a role-play. Students of all these 3 classes were explained the spelling rules which would help them to spell any word easily. Emphasis was also laid on improving their level of comprehension of the content read.

Overall, the program was engaging, meticulously planned, and conducted effectively.

Co-Curricular
28
Sep
2022
28 Sep, 2022

Navratri Celebrations

The students of Classes 1 to 5 came together to celebrate Navratri by dancing to the beats of Dandiya and Garba songs on the 26th, 27th, and 28th of September 2022. Dandiya and Garba are dance forms traditionally performed in the state of Gujarat. The students were dressed up in traditional clothes. It was indeed a treat to watch them dance with abandon.

Academics
24
Sep
2022
24 Sep, 2022

Session on ‘Profile building for Higher Education’

With an objective to bring awareness among students and to know in detail about the admission process in prestigious American Universities for under graduate and post graduate programs, the Career counselling Cell of the school organized a session on ‘Profile building for Higher Education’ for students of classes 9, 10, & 11. The session was organized in collaboration with the prestigious Indo American Education Society and was conducted by distinguished resource persons associated with IAES, namely; Ms. Janet Turner; Sr. Advisor & Centre Manager (IAES), Mr. Jaydeep Buch; Education USA, Advisor, Ms. Vaishali Sharma; Outreach Co-ordinator Education USA and Ms. Tejal Vasavada; Director American Corner, Ahmedabad.
The students were provided with information on admissions to accredited institutions/colleges of United States, and information regarding SAT, TOEFL and IELTS. The importance of co circular achievements was also highlighted.
The session was very informative and enriching for the students. The session cleared the air of confusion, fear and anxiety among students by providing information of the admission process, Profile building, other essentials to seek Admission in American colleges.

Academics
20
Sep
2022
20 Sep, 2022

Capacity-building Programme for Science teachers

Mr.Ghanshyamsinh Gohil of KDARFS was a part of two- day Capacity Building Programme for Science teachers conducted by Master trainer, Ms. Kanchan Joshi (Principal-Cygnus World School) and Mr. R K Singhal (member of British Council). The workshop included 77 teachers from all over Gujarat. The workshop aimed to increase awareness among teachers to use of flipped classroom activities to enhance student engagement, to create stimulating environment for students to increase their curiosity in research-based study and focused on collaborative learning, student learning outcomes and to framing competency-based questions. The session ended with feedback from all educators and certificate Distribution.

Academics
16
Sep
2022
16 Sep, 2022

‘Tell-a-Tale’ activity

In our quest to promote academic excellence and encourage students, ‘Tell a tale’ activity was conducted for the Pre-primary kids. The theme for the event was ‘My Fauna friends’. The stories that they narrated had animal characters. Children narrated stories like ‘Thirsty crow’, ‘The lion and the mouse’, ‘The hare and the Tortoise’ etc. Each story concluded with a moral highlighting different values of life.

Academics
14
Sep
2022
14 Sep, 2022

Hindi Diwas Celebrations

‘Hindi Diwas’ is celebrated to inculcate love for the Hindi Language, to promote literary works in Hindi and to encourage the usage of the language. For us, Hindi is not just a language but a symbol of national identity. The Pre-primary section marked the occasion with a special assembly which included activities like poem recitation, dance performance and a ‘Nukkad- natak’.
The day was coordinated successfully by the teachers grooming the tiny tots to put up a wonderful show.

Co-Curricular
5
Sep
2022
5 Sep, 2022

Teachers’ Day Celebrations

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Reliance Foundation School celebrated Teachers Day with much vigour and enthusiasm. On 4th Sept, children presented a special assembly and expressed their gratitude towards their teachers with their rapturing performances. A warm welcome at the school gate with flowers, gifts and tastefully decorated entrance was a pleasant surprise for all the teachers in the morning of Teachers day. Principal, Ms Anvita Kackar paid tributes to Dr.Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan and thereafter teachers were felicitated for outstanding performance.
A Staff Extravaganza was organized at RAJWADU, Jamnagar. Teachers exhibited their talents in an array of thrilling performances. Comic skits, melodious music, exciting games and delicious food made the day memorable for all.

Co-Curricular
3
Sep
2022
3 Sep, 2022

Naval NCC Annual Training Camp

41 second year NCC Naval cadets of the 8th Gujarat Naval NCC Unit of the school, recently attended the NCC Naval Annual Camp at Sainik School, Balachadi. The camp aimed to develop character, discipline, leadership qualities, secular outlook, and ideals of selfless service amongst the participants. The seven-day camp included activities like Parades, Seamanship, Ship-modelling, Boat-pulling, Kayaking, Yoga, Administering First-aid, Weapon training, NDRF training, Fire-fighting and Gun-firing.
Tulsi Patel of Class 9 won the Second position in the Cultural events conducted during the camp. The cadets were escorted by ANO Pushparaj Waghela and CTO Rati Sharma.

Co-Curricular
30
Aug
2022
30 Aug, 2022

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations

The Pre-primary section celebrated the Ganesh Chaturthi with great reverence. The special assembly commenced with the traditional ‘Lezim’ dance. This was followed by a skit by UKG students in which they explained the story of Lord Ganesha. Nursery students performed an eye-catching dance on Lord Ganesha. The whole-hearted participation of children added zest to the event.

Co-Curricular
30
Aug
2022
30 Aug, 2022

Investiture Ceremony

KDARFS recently organized investiture ceremony for the newly elected student council members for the academic session 2022-23. The solemn occasion was graced by the presence of Chief Guest, Brigadier Gurvinder Sahota, Guest of Honour, Keshav Hooda and the Principal, Ms.Anvita Kackar. The newly elected students were conferred with badges and sashes by the Principal and the invited guests. The new office-bearers took oath to carry out their duties with sincerity, integrity and loyalty towards the school and the society. In his motivating speech, Brigadier Gurvinder Sahota congratulated the team and reminded them that with position comes responsibility towards themselves, their School and peers. He advised them to be role models for their peers and the juniors.

Co-Curricular
29
Aug
2022
29 Aug, 2022

National Sports Day Celebration

National Sports Day was celebrated by both the Pre-primary and Primary wings of the school.
The Pre-primary Wing organized several sports activities to inculcate the feeling of true sportsmanship among the children and to enhance their physical and social skills. For LKG children, events like Stacking the glasses, different kinds of races and Flag- collecting activity were organized.
Students of class 5 conducted quiz, on sports. Meditation session followed by energetic aerobic session was conducted. 
In addition, friendly football and handball matches were organized for senior section’s boys and girls.

Academics
29
Aug
2022
29 Aug, 2022

STEAM Activities (Pre-primary)

Activities like ‘Building a bridge with clay box and candy sticks’ and ‘Build an Apple tree’ were conducted to make students know that engineering is the process of building and designing something. The children immensely enjoyed the activities.

Academics
28
Aug
2022
28 Aug, 2022

Inter-house Spell Bee Competition

An Inter-house ‘Spell Bee Competition’ was organized for students of Classes 6 to 8. This competition was one of the numerous enjoyable competitions that give students a platform to learn spellings in different ways. This competition helped students improve their spellings, increase their vocabulary, learn concepts, and develop the use of correct English. Children participated earnestly in the competition. Their efforts and initiative was appreciated by one and all. Every house was represented by four contestants. The Hawk House participants were the winners while first runner up of the competition was Falcon House.

Sports & Games
28
Aug
2022
28 Aug, 2022

Inter-house Football Competition

The Senior boys showed great sportsmanship and team spirit in the Inter-House Football competition this year. The games were incredibly close, and eventually, in the Finals, it was Hawk House against the Falcon House. After an excellent battle of classy attack and defence, the Hawk house came through as Winners while the Falcons were the Runners-up. Rachit Kumar of Class 12 G from the Hawk house was declared the’Best Player’.

Academics
27
Aug
2022
27 Aug, 2022

Comic-strip Making Competition

‘Comic-strip making competition’ was conducted for students of Class 7. Participants had to create an attractive comic on any of the topic related to IT and then they had to present the same to the judges. The criteria set for the competition were graphics, dialogue and content, innovative ideas and presentation. Comics were made by students in a professional way using Canva, Adobe, PowerPoint, Powtoon, Animator etc. Following are the winners:
1st position: Rohini Maji (7F)
2nd position: Angel Patel (7B)
3rd position: Pragyanshree Majhi (7G)

Sports & Games
27
Aug
2022
27 Aug, 2022

Inter-house Handball Competition

Inter-house Handball Competition for Girls was conducted for the students of Secondary and Senior Secondary sections. The objective of this tournament is to provide an opportunity for students to take part in sports activities, to assist them in displaying their skills in a fun environment and in teaching students to work as a team and strengthen sportsmanship. The students of Falcon House gave an impressive performance and bagged the first position. The second, third, and fourth positions were grabbed by Kite House, Hawk House and Eagle House respectively. Khushi Visavadiya of Falcon House from Class 10 E was named the ‘Best Player’ of the tournament.

Academics
26
Aug
2022
26 Aug, 2022

Inter-house English Debate Competition

Inter House English Debate Competition was recently organized for Secondary and Senior Secondary classes. The competition was held at two levels, one for classes 9 & 10 and the other for classes 11&12. The topic for 9 & 10 was ‘Digital Era has led to the erosion of human values’ and the topic for 11 & 12 was ‘Digital Communication is more important to humanity than face-to-face communication’. Judges to grace the occasion were- Ms.Sakshi Shrivastava, an eminent Toastmaster and distinguished members of the school’s leadership team, Mrs.Naminder Sahota, Mrs.Pinki Saha and Ms,Sheela Iyer.
In the 1st group i.e. 9 & 10- Zafir Hassan and Srisha Patra were adjudged as Best Speakers while in the 2nd group i.e. 11 & 12- the honours went to Prutha Patel and Riya Patel. In the first category, Falcon House was placed First while Kite house and Hawk house were placed Second and Third respectively. In the second category, Hawk House bagged the 1st position, Kite House was placed Second while Falcons and Eagles were placed Third and Fourth respectively.

Academics
25
Aug
2022
25 Aug, 2022

Workshop on Art Integration

Ms.Ruchiba Agarwal, KDARFS faculty member participated in a workshop on Art Integration organized by the CBSE at Ahmedabad. The workshop focused on integrating different art forms into curricular areas and promoting the concept of ‘Art Integration’ through Experiential Learning. The workshop gave an insight as to how to enhance students learning using different art forms.

Co-Curricular
18
Aug
2022
18 Aug, 2022

Janmashtami Celebrations

Janmashtami was celebrated with pomp by the Pre-primary and Primary sections of the school. The colourful, traditional attires of students and teachers added colour to the show.
The students showcased Lord Shri Krishna’s divine journey in this world through a skit depicting the birth of Sri Krishna, Makhan chori, Raas Lila, and the assassination of Kans. The program concluded with beautiful Raas Lila of Lord Krishna and Vishwa Rupa dance.

Co-Curricular
15
Aug
2022
15 Aug, 2022

Independence Day Celebrations

Independence day was celebrated in KDAV with great enthusiasm and patriotic zeal. The students and the teachers gathered on the school Annual Day Ground. The programme started at 7:00 am. The programme started with the hoisting of the Tricolour by Ms. Anvita Kackar, Principal. Class 11 students, Manonman Raut and N. Divya eloquently expressed their tributes to martyred soldiers.
The students of class VI to XII then attended the Independence Day celebration at Oval Park. The Cluster Head, JMD Division RIL, Shri Surinder Singh Saini hoisted the National Flag. It was followed by the march past by KDAV Physical Education students, NCC Cadets, Reliance Security Force and CISF. Students of classes 6, 7 and 8 presented a cultural event on the implementation of the new ‘National Educational Policy’. Their spellbinding performance showcased a thought-provoking theme on right to education ensuring equal access to education. The theme interwoven with well-choreographed dances was well-appreciated by the spectators. The standing ovation received for the performance was a testimony to the efforts taken by the teachers and students of the school.

Co-Curricular
13
Aug
2022
13 Aug, 2022

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Pre-Primary: A paragraph writing competition on “75 years of Independent India” was conducted for pre-primary staff members where they penned down their thoughts on the topic and displayed the same on the board. Album of the Pre-independence Cultural Extravaganza has been circulated to the parents. The album can be accessed at https://myalbum.com/album/iQ56wtdTdJ8H

Primary: The primary wing celebrated 76th Independence Day of India with a special assembly dedicated to 75 years of Indian Independence. The programme kick-started with the flag hoisting ceremony by the Principal, Ms. Anvita Kackar followed by the national anthem and the national song. Students presented dances on patriotic theme. Students delivered speeches to pay homage to the country’s real heroes. The celebration reached its pinnacle with inspiring words from Pincipal, Ms. Anvita Kackar.
Our honourable prime minister, Shri Narendra Modi, started the Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign on July 31st to encourage people to bring the Tiranga home and to hoist it to mark the 75th year of India’s independence. The idea behind the initiative is to invoke the feeling of patriotism in the hearts of the people and to promote awareness about the Indian National Flag. So, in order to educate the students about Independence Day and its importance, ‘Flag-making’ Activity was also conducted in the Primary Section of the school.

Middles: As a part of the week-long celebrations, ‘Flag-making’ activity was conducted in Class 6. The flags were then used to decorate the classroom display boards.
On account of this auspicious day class-7 enthusiastically presented related exhibits on the display board and paid homage to the heroes of India who brought us the precious freedom at the cost of their lives. They also were conducted special assemblies in their respective classrooms. The entire corridor was decorated with vibrant display boards decorated enthusiastically by the students.
‘Best out of waste’ activity was conducted for the students of class-8.The students made wonderful wall-hangings, stands, show pieces etc. using waste materials like cardboards, bottles, ice-cream sticks to name a few. The creative and innovative usage of waste materials to make show pieces was truly praiseworthy.

Secondary: On the occasion of week-long Independence Day celebration students of classes 9 & 10 enthusiastically participated in ‘Essay writing’ activity on the topic ‘75 years of Independence’. This activity provided a platform to help the students to learn and understand the history and culture of their country. The best ones were put on the bulletin boards in the corridors and display board of the classrooms.
Senior Secondary: The scholars of class XI and XII took part in a ‘Flag-march’ led by School Head-boy and Head-girl and accompanied by Sr Sec teachers, and other staff members.
Holding the Tricolor high, all students marched across the Reliance Greens township. The township echoed with ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai.’
The well-coordinated march past, with stirring marching music, was a feast to the eyes and ears.

Co-Curricular
12
Aug
2022
12 Aug, 2022

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Students of KDARFS participated in various activities to celebrate ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.

Pre-Primary: It was truly a cultural extravaganza for the Pre-primary students as they enthusiastically presented various songs, dances and role plays. The event, seeped in patriotic flavour had the motivating presence of Ms. Anvita Kackar, Principal, KDARFS. Students of UKG, grouped in three contingents presented a March Past as a mark of respect for the Tricolour. Students of LKG presented a Show & Tell event to talk about sustainable development goals of ‘Save Soil’. Students from Nursery presented a small skit on freedom struggle of India conveying the message of brotherhood and love. They also rendered a group song, “Nanha Munna Rahi Hu” with great enthusiasm.
The Pre-primary building, entirely decked up in tri-colour was a sight to behold

Primary: KDARFS saluted the spirit that blazed in the brave hearts of our freedom fighters. As a tribute to their selfless service, boldness and courage, each and every classroom and class corridor of the Primary wing were decorated with tricoloured buntings and flags. The way each class was decorated spoke volumes about the efforts of teachers and students and their remarkable creativity to bring alive the theme, ‘Har Class Tiranga.’
In addition to Class decoration – Colouring Competition for Class 2, Poster Making Competition for Class 3, Collage Making Competition for Class 4 and Drawing Competition for Class 5 were also organized. The students of Class 5 also made cards for the Dada-Dadis and Nana-Nanis of Vatsalyadham- an old age home. These activities reflected their love and respect for their motherland.

Middles: In order to motivate the young learners of the middle section at KDARFS, a ‘Teacher-talk’ was organized. The talks which revolved around the theme, ‘Freedom Struggle of India’ were conducted by teachers in all the classes of Middles section. The class teachers described the significance of our freedom struggle and its importance in the history of India. The students also participated in a short quiz conducted by the teachers. This activity left an indelible mark on the students of the middle section.

Secondary: On the occasion of 75th anniversary of Indian independence, a ‘Rangoli making’ competition on the theme ‘Independence Day’ was organized for Class 9 students. The students of class 9 drew different rangoli patterns with zeal and enthusiasm.

Academics
12
Aug
2022
12 Aug, 2022

Earthian Paryavaran Mitra Programme

Centre for Environment Education recently conducted a training programme for teachers to create awareness among teachers about CEE initiatives and the Earthian Paryavaran Mitra programme. The session was held at Nand Vidyaniketan, Jamnagar. KDARFS was represented by Ms.Aishwarya Krishnamoorthy.
The resource- persons, Ms.Khushboo Sharma and Ms.Mansi Shah from CEE, explained the relevance of SDGs and related them with the Earthian programme. The participants were made aware about Ecological footprints that we leave in our day-to-day life and ways to curb them.

Co-Curricular
10
Aug
2022
10 Aug, 2022

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Team KDARFS enthusiastically contributed towards ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations with students, teachers and Admin staff participating in various activities.

Admin Department: Inter-Department Soft Board Decoration Event was organised by the Admin Department of KDARFS. Teachers across various sections and the Admin staff members took a lot of efforts to give a patriotic tinge to Display Boards in their respective sections.

Pre-Primary: Pre-Primary students too participated in different group and solo events based on patriotic themes. It was exciting to witness the March-past of UKG students. The Pre-primary school premises was decorated by staff with tricolours, marking the celebration for 75 years of India’s Independence. Patriotic Songs and rhymes were sung by students. UKG girls also performed a dance on patriotic lines.

Nursery students turned up the patriotic fervour with their ‘Dress-up Act’, wherein they performed role play, dressed as prominent personalities and leaders of India's freedom struggle. Patriotic Dance Performance by UKG girls.
Primary: On the occasion of 75th anniversary of Indian independence, a ‘Rangoli Pattern-making’ competition on the theme ‘Independence Day’ was organized. Class 5 students drew different Rangoli patterns. Their enthusiasm enhanced the patriotic aura of the environment.
Middles: Art is a way to ignite creativity in students. Class 6 students were a part of a very unique ‘Tri-colour Jewellery-making with Quilling’. It was definitely a very creative way to inculcate patriotic feelings among children.
The students of Middle School also participated in ‘Slogan writing Activity’ on the topic ‘Freedom Fighters.’ This activity played an integral part in helping the students to learn and understand the history and culture of our country.

Secondary: Hindi Department of KDARFS organized Hindi Extempore Activity for all students of Class 10. All the chosen topics were related patriotism and the Indian freedom movement. It was heartening to hear the students speak confidently about Indian culture, national heroes, and the country’s achievements.

Students from Classes 8, 9 and 10 created a patriotic display on Quit India Movement through drawings, posters, collage making, slogans etc. marking the freedom and glory of Independence Day. The students created some amazing posters using their creativity and innovative ideas.

Student Care Services: On the occasion of week-long Independence Day celebration students of SCS Department enthusiastically participated in ‘Colouring Activity’. They were given different National symbols to colour. The best ones were put on the bulletin boards in the corridors.

Co-Curricular
10
Aug
2022
10 Aug, 2022

Rakhi-making activity

‘Rakhi - making’ activity was organized for all students of Pre-primary wing. The students enthusiastically participated in this activity along with the teachers. They made beautiful Rakhis with given material.

Academics
10
Aug
2022
10 Aug, 2022

Hindi Speech Competition

An Inter-section Hindi Speech Competition was conducted for Classes 9 and 10. The topics for the competition was based on patriotic themes.The competition received an overwhelming response from the students. Aayushi Khamra was declared the ‘Best Speaker’ from Class 9 while from Class 10, the honour was bagged by Dhruvi Satrola.

Co-Curricular
9
Aug
2022
9 Aug, 2022

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

The entire staff of KDARFS School Admin too enthusiastically contributed towards ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations.
A fun-filled ‘Dumb Charade on Patriotic Songs’ was organized by the School admin staff. The members were divided into two teams – ‘Team Gandhi’ and ‘Team Nehru’. The Game vividly brought back the memories of great heroes of India, their contribution and devotion towards the nation.

The Admin team members also were at their creative best as the decorated the main foyer with a beautiful Tricolour Rangoli.

Co-Curricular
8
Aug
2022
8 Aug, 2022

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

As a part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations, many fun-filled and thought provoking activities were organized for KDARFS students.

Pre-Primary: Staff & Students of Pre-Primary Wing decorated the display board for pre-Independence Day activity. Students were shown an animated video “Bharat Ka Laal”, to teach them national and human values. They also sang patriotic songs.

Primary: To instil a sense of patriotism and compassion, students were enlightened about the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign initiated by the Indian government.
To convey our message better the theme song ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ was played during the assemblies and PPTs were shown to the students so as to educate them better about the sheer importance of this day.

Middles: On the occasion of week-long Independence Day celebration students of class 8 enthusiastically participated in ‘Slogan writing Activity’ on the topic ‘Freedom Fighters’ during zero period on 8th August. The activity helped the students learn and understand the history and culture of our country. The best slogans were put on the bulletin boards in the corridors.

Senior Secondary: The students of classes 11 and 12 were involved in different activities like Slogan writing/Poem writing/Article or Speech Writing/Logo designing/Poster making to commemorate and celebrate 75 years of India’s Independence. It was a platform to encourage them to rediscover their hidden strengths and to take sincere action to regain their rightful place towards democratic nation.

Academics
7
Aug
2022
7 Aug, 2022

KDARFS MUN

An interschool MUN was organized to provide a springboard for each and every student to imbibe life skills such as collaboration, public speaking, leadership skills, creativity and problem solving. The event which spanned across two days had six committees; namely, UNHCR, UNEP, WHO, ECOSOC, UN Women and UNFAO. The participant delegates had thoughtful discussions on topics like ‘Protecting rights of Refugees’, ‘Waste Management’, ‘Zero Hunger’, ‘Promotion of Equality’ and ‘Economic Development’, ‘Protecting Women’s Rights’ and ‘Promoting Mental Health’.
The event saw the participation of 172 students from classes 7 to 12 from 9 schools. KDARFS Alumni was involved in every step of the event as Charge d’Affairs, chairs, Vice-chairs and Asst.Vice-chairs.

Co-Curricular
28
Jul
2022
28 Jul, 2022

Inter-section Declamation Competition (Class 8)

To develop students’ verbal skills and to infuse confidence in them Inter section Declamation competition was conducted. The students were asked to present the speech delivered by a famous personality of their choice. The participants were judged on the parameters like introduction, verbal clarity, content and presentation.
The winners were as follows:
1st Position: Sumedha Ghosal
2nd Position: Aditya Nair
3rd Position: Ananya Venkatraman

Co-Curricular
27
Jul
2022
27 Jul, 2022

Intersection Monologue Competition (Class 7))

To offer better opportunities and platform for students to achieve the finesse over the language, students from different sections of Class 7 had participated in the event. The participants of this competition presented varied monologue performances on characters such as Alice, Professor Dumbledore, Quint, Lord Krishna, etc The participants were judged on the basis of introduction, memorization, body language and overall presentation. The winners were as follows:

1st Position: Rohini Maji and  Suhana Singh

2nd Position: Hitarth Mehta

3rd Position:Kavya Makwana

Academics
27
Jul
2022
27 Jul, 2022

Inter-section Maths Powerpoint Competition

Department of Mathematics, KDARFS organized an Inter-section Math PowerPoint Competition through Microsoft Teams for students of Class 12. The contest received an overwhelming response of 24 students of Class XII. 

They exhibited their learning and understanding about Mathematical applications in various disciplines. Children were judged on the basis of Confidence, Concept, Clarity, Creativity and Team Work.

 

Co-Curricular
26
Jul
2022
26 Jul, 2022

Special Assembly on Kargil Vijay Diwas

On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, a special assembly was organized by the Middle School to commemorate the supreme sacrifices made by our soldiers. It included a speech, a group song and a Nukkad Natak.

Co-Curricular
15
Jul
2022
15 Jul, 2022

Evergreen Club Activities (July)

As part of Vanotsav- Plantation activity for the month of July (date: 7/7/22 – 11/7/22), the eco club was planned few group/individual activities for growing plants to understand key concepts in biology as well as relate with environmental issue of deforestation.
The main aim is to use these activities as teaching learning aids as well as make students realize through experimentation that growing plants is a time-consuming process which takes into account various factors while cutting down trees/forest takes just few moments.
ECO CHAMPIONS in each class-section had taken up the responsibility of coordinating these activities in the class under the guidance of Biology teachers for smooth implementation and fruitful observations.
After the experiments, Plants were transferred to the eco garden- Green Dreams.

Academics
10
Jun
2022
10 Jun, 2022

World Environment Day Celebrations

On the occasion of World Environment Day, KDARFS Jamnagar, organized various activities based on the theme for 2022- Only one Earth. The activities were planned under the guidance of the principal, Ms. Anvita Kackar, to create a sensitivity towards environment among the teachers and students. The main aim of these activities was to have a realistic approach and take impactful practical steps for greener and cleaner earth.
The details of these activities are given below
1. Nutrition garden inauguration: A nutrition garden named ‘Green Dreams’ was inaugurated under the Eco club (Evergreen club) by the Principal at KDARFS. Coordinators, teachers and students actively participated in the plantation of around 40 saplings of vegetables and medicinal plants. The plants were tagged with their scientific and common names.
2. Webinar on ‘Know your Pollinators’: A session on importance of various types of pollinators in preserving environment was conducted on 7/6/22 for the teachers and students. Dr. Ramanathan and Dr. Meenakshi Kakati were the resource persons who gave the participants an insight on various types of pollinators and their relevance in preserving the environment.