Trips & Picnics

Gwalior: A Journey Through Time and Artistry

Embarking on an art odyssey through Gwalior, we delved into its rich history and culture. From paying homage to Rani Lakhmi Bai to immersing ourselves in the opulence of Jai Vilas Palace, each moment was a testament to the city’s grandeur. The mesmerizing light and sound show revealed the city’s narratives, while encounters with thought-provoking sculptures offered insights into its cultural ethos. At the Raja Man Singh Tomar Music and Art University, we explored the fundamentals of sculpture and pottery, enriching our creative journey immeasurably.

An Educational Trip to Ranthambhore

The students of class IV and V were taken on a three-day educational trip to Ranthambhore, Rajasthan from 18 to 20 March 2024. A total of 40 students along with 5 teachers went on the trip. The trip was organized by Every Square Inch and the trip in-charge was Mr. Amit.

The excursion of students to Ranthambhore National Park was nothing short of an exhilarating adventure. Nestled in the heart of Rajasthan, India, Ranthambore is renowned for its diverse wildlife,

notably the majestic tigers.The students stayed at the resort, The Tree-Pugmark. They witnessed the raw beauty of nature, encountering a myriad of species including deer, antelopes and various bird species on a thrilling wildlife safari on 19 March’24.

Beyond the wildlife encounters, students immersed themselves in the rich culture of Rajasthan. They

explored historic landmarks such as Ranthambore Fort, marveling at its architectural grandeur and

learning about its storied past. Rajiv Gandhi National Science Museum was thoroughly enjoyed by the students where they saw the taxidermal animals like sloth bear, leopards and tigers.

A Trip to Raangmanch Farms

Class I trip to Raangmanch farms with the kids was a joyful adventure. Laughter echoed as children enjoyed thrilling rides, indulged in delicious treats, and played classic games. The children’s faces lit up with excitement, creating unforgettable moments of happiness. The vibrant atmosphere, colourful attractions, and shared smiles made it a perfect day of bonding and fun. It was a delightful day filled with laughter and joy.

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An Educational Trip to Jaipur for Grade III

Class III students embarked on an educational trip to Jaipur, the Pink City, on 21 and 22 February 2024. The aim was to explore its rich heritage and cultural landmarks. Other than the delicious food, comfortable stay and the surprise Pyjama party that the children loved, other main attractions were- Amber Fort: Students marvelled at the grandeur of Amber Fort’s architecture and learned about its historical significance. City Palace: They explored the City Palace, gaining insights into Jaipur’s royal past and admiring its intricate design. Jantar Mantar: Students were fascinated by the astronomical instruments at Jantar Mantar, showcasing ancient Indian scientific prowess.  Hawa Mahal: The iconic Hawa Mahal captivated students with its unique architecture and historical significance. Blue Pottery Workshop: Additionally, students visited a blue pottery workshop where they learned about the techniques involved and the significance of blue pottery in Jaipur’s craft heritage.

The trip provided valuable learning experiences, enhancing students’ understanding of history, culture, architectural brilliance, and traditional crafts like blue pottery. This trip to Jaipur was a memorable and enriching experience, fostering curiosity, appreciation, and respect for India’s rich heritage among the students.

An Educational Trip to Kolkata

The students of Tagore International School, East of Kailash, from classes VI to IX, embarked on an educational trip to Kolkata from January 15th to 21st, 2024. During their visit, they explored various attractions of the city, including Victoria Memorial, Kumar Tuli, and the renowned Dakshineswar and Belur Math Temples, showcasing the striking architecture of Kolkata.
The museum within the Ramakrishna Mission provided valuable insights, allowing students to understand Kolkata’s rich history amidst modernization. Jorasanko Thakurbari, the birthplace of Rabindranath Tagore, served as a rich source of information, with senior students guiding and briefing them around the extensive campus.
Additionally, the students visited Saint Paul’s Cathedral, the Academy of Fine Arts, and were captivated by the plethora of books at College Street. The Indian Coffee House offered a delightful treat. In Shantiniketan, the students explored the Vishva Bharati University campus, including Path Bhavan, Kala Bhavan, and Sangeet Bhavan, where education in performing arts, textiles, sculpture, and pottery is imparted.
At Path Bhavan, students from Shantiniketan presented heartwarming songs and an inspiring dance drama portraying the various seasons. It was an honor for Tagore International School students to perform at Path Bhavan. Aashvi Gupta of class VIII presented a short Kathak performance, and Arjun Arvindd of class IX performed a classical Karnatic piece. The School Prayer and the School Anthem were sung by all students, captivating the audience.
With authentic food, inspirational art, a rich culture, awe-inspiring history, and unforgettable memories, this trip will always be a cherished and memorable experience.

An Educational Trip to Rail Museum

An educational trip to Rail Museum  was organized for students of class II on 21 February 2024. 

Students were taken for a joy ride on the mini train and also visited the museum, where they saw the models of trains and engines of different times. 

Students had fun time at the Sanjay Jheel Park, INA and shared their snacks and tiffin. They played many games and also were taken for a nature walk

The trip was enjoyed by all. 

A Trip to India Gate and Amrit Udyan

Students of classes VII and VIII, embarked on an exciting picnic to explore two prominent landmarks in Delhi, India Gate and Amrit Udyan on 8 February 2024. At India Gate, they enjoyed a leisurely walk, indulged in a picnic lunch, and captured group pictures. Later, they explored the tranquil surroundings of Amrit Udyan, the serene garden located within the premises of the President of India’s house relishing the beauty of nature.

The picnic proved to be a resounding success, blending educational exploration with recreational enjoyment. Students not only gained insights into the historical significance of India Gate but also experienced the rejuvenating power of nature at Amrit Udyan. The camaraderie and spirit of togetherness displayed throughout the day underscored the strong sense of community and belonging within the school. As the group bid farewell to the day’s adventures, they carried with them cherished memories and newfound appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of Delhi.

The educational trip to SECMOL

 “A paradigm shift requires that we step out of our comfort zones and engage with new ideas.” 

– Joseph Jaworski

The educational trip to SECMOL (Students Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh) and Ladakh’s well known school Druk Padma Karpo was an eye-opening and enriching experience for the faculty of Tagore International School. The faculty also had the opportunity to meet Mr Sonam Wangchuk, the Founding Director, who established SECMOL in 1988 along with a group of students who, according to him, were the ‘victims’ of an alien education system. 

The visit provided valuable insights into sustainable practices, comprehensive education, academic excellence, and innovative teaching methods. The trip has renewed our commitment to provide holistic education to our students and integrate sustainable practices into our school culture.

A Trip to Shogi, Shimla

The much-awaited school trip to Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, was organized for the students of classes IX and X. Shimla, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, is renowned for its natural beauty, colonial architecture, and vibrant culture. The trip aimed to provide students with an enriching experience, fostering personal growth and cultural appreciation. Enthusiasm filled the air as students engaged in games, songs, and bonding activities throughout the journey. Here, students participated in thrilling adventure activities such as zip-lining, trekking, etc. The breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks left everyone awestruck. On the final day, students had the opportunity to reflect on their experiences during the trip through group discussions and journaling activities. Many expressed gratitude for the unforgettable memories made and friendships forged.

The Shogi, Shimla School trip provided students with a unique blend of adventure, culture, and learning. It not only broadened their horizons but also fostered teamwork, resilience, and appreciation for nature and diverse cultures. The memories created during this trip will undoubtedly remain etched in the hearts and minds of all participants, serving as a source of inspiration and growth for years to come.

A Trip to Humayun Tomb

On 16 January, 2024, class IX students of School embarked on an exciting journey to Humayun’s Tomb, immersing themselves in the grandeur of Mughal architecture. The trip proved to be a delightful blend of education and enjoyment. It wasn’t just an educational endeavour; it also included games that fostered teamwork, camaraderie and unity among students. They were left with not only a greater appreciation for Mughal architecture but also with cherished memories of a day filled with learning and laughter.

A Trip to Adventure Island

The students of classes XI and XII embarked on a thrilling and exhilarating trip to Adventure Island in Rohini on 8 December 2023. The senior class picnic was an electrifying and joyous event that provided a perfect blend of thrill and entertainment for the senior students . The amusement park’s dynamic atmosphere and diverse attractions ensured a day filled with laughter, camaraderie, and shared excitement.

Waiting in the lines for rides, strategizing game plans, deciding what delicacies to try, and sharing experiences created natural moments for the students to bond and build lasting connections with their peers.

The day will be remembered as a lively and vibrant chapter in the students’ senior year.

An Educational Trip to Humayun's Tomb

As a part of the “Education Through Monuments” project introduced by CBSE, students of class VII went to Humayun’s Tomb for a school trip on 17 August 2023.The trip aimed to enhance historical understanding and architectural appreciation. The students marveled at the Mughal masterpiece’s intricate design and learned about Emperor Humayun’s legacy. The students took part in various activities related to different subjects which were integrated to the chosen monument – Humayun’s Tomb. This experience offered a valuable blend of history and culture, enriching the students’ learning beyond the classroom.

An Educational Trip to Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute

An educational trip to Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute was organized for class XII Psychology students on 8 August 2023 with the aim of enhancing students’ understanding of mental health, reducing stigma and promoting empathy and awareness among young minds. Dr. Shanu Srivastava, a clinical psychologist, discussed different cases of stress and trauma, OCD, depression, anxiety, PTSD. She also shared how her patients were both physically and psychologically affected by road accidents and spinal cord injury and how counselling is of utmost importance for these patients. The students were shown how rapport formation with patients is done and how counselling sessions are held with the help of role plays. The students were exposed to the rehabilitation centre and were shown the different exercises done with patients. The trip provided students with an opportunity to learn about different aspects of mental health, interact with mental health professionals and gain insights into the experiences of individuals facing mental health challenges.

The G20 exhibition on “Fundamental Knowledge, Digital Education, Research, and The Future of Work”

Our school participated in the G20 exhibition on “Fundamental Knowledge, Digital Education, Research, and The Future of Work”, which was organised from June 17 to June 22, 2023, at Savitribai Phule University in Pune. This prestigious event gave us a platform to showcase our creative mask-making concepts. We got an opportunity to demonstrate our innovative project of “Mask-making” to the Education Minister of India, Delegates from Canada, Turkey, Mauritius, UK, Korea, Egypt, and other organisations.

Mukteshwar Trip

Learning through recreation is self-learning. 

A four-day thrilling trip was planned for classes VI to VIII to Mukteshwar from 20 May 2023 to 24 May 2023. Amidst nature’s bounty, students got an opportunity to be a part of a plethora of activities that delighted the students. Be it climbing high on a rock or rappelling down a mountain, taking the aerial route, or being on foot for a nature walk, each moment offered a different learning to them. They enjoyed spending a day at the village where they cooked food, sowed seeds, and fetched water. The moments shared along with the peers gave each child an opportunity to hone their values of caring, sharing, and teamwork.

A Visit to the International Dance Fest in Dubai

Students went to Dubai to participate in the International Dance Fest.  After the event students visited different places of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. They visited Dubai Library Al Jaddaf Visit, Business Village, Abu Dhabi City Tour with Ferrari world photo stop, Visit Emirates etc. It was really a very memorable and special trip for all of the students and teachers. TIS family will eagerly wait for more such International events and tours in future.

Vision Quest March 2023 edition- Broadening our Vision and Horizon

Our school students Arsh Ali (XD) and Divjot Kaur Mavi (XIIB) got a chance to interact with Prof. Jyoti Kumar, Department of Design UX Lab/ Social Innovation Lab/ Divine Lab, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, and Dr. Himanshu Gupta Director of Education at Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya, Rouse Avenue, Mandi House.

A Visit to the UPES University in Dehradun

Ms. Jayalakshmi, Computer Science Faculty visited the UPES University in Dehradun, along with a team of 22 teachers from Delhi and NCR. She had the opportunity to interact with the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of the university. The purpose of the visit was to explore the various academic options available to school children. During the visit, the team was taken on a tour of the university and visited various departments including computer science, liberal arts, conventional engineering, law school, and new age digital media. They explained the concept of students creating their own degree and had an option of choosing 2 majors for their degree.

Students have a free hand to explore and experiment with the machines. They have state-of-the-art infrastructure and the quality of education offered at the university was very impressive. Their focus is to recognize the unique talents and abilities of each individual.

Teachers gained  valuable insights into the academic options available to school children and the importance of recognizing individual potential. The visit was a step towards building a stronger academic community and fostering partnerships between schools and universities.

A Trip to Mussoorie

The school, in collaboration with Rocksport, organized the Rocksport Residential Program in Mussoorie from May 27 to May 31, 2023 for the students of classes XI-XII. It was a remarkable adventure experience for participants. The program offered a diverse range of activities aimed at enhancing outdoor skills, team building, and personal development. There was a plethora of activities: camping manners, tent pitching, scrambling, knot making, rock climbing & rappelling, reflection at bonfire, river trekking,  hangman,  guerilla warfare, music and dance & prize distribution.

The adventure trip provided an enriching experience for the students, fostering personal and collective growth. The diverse array of activities, from outdoor survival skills to team-based simulations, ensured a holistic learning experience. The event successfully combined adventure, self-discovery, and team building, leaving a lasting impact on all participants.

A Visit to the College of Art

On 24 April 2023, students of class XI A and XII A visited the College of Art, Tilak Marg, New Delhi. It was the 67 th annual Art exhibition displaying exquisite and appealing artwork by a number of art students. All students observed new mediums, techniques, paintings, digital art, commercial art, sketches, sculptures, installations of waste material in sustainable ways and so on.
We also interacted with the sculptors and painters who gave us insights about the deep meaning of their work. The paintings had a different perspective to them covering the issues in today’s world .It’s a wonderful experience, we learnt a lot while enjoying everything and would like to visit again.

An Interactive session with Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia at Shiv Nadar School

10 students from our school were given the golden opportunity to attend the meet and greet with Padma Vibhushan awardee Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia at Shiv Nadar school, Gurgaon. It was an interactive session where Dr.Ahluwalia talked about his life’s journey, the Indian economy and his book Backstage: The Story Behind India’s High Growth.Through his  experiences we were able to get a idea about how the Indian economy works and what can be done for its betterment.It was followed by a Q&A session in the end.Overall  It was an insightful session,where the students studying economics got to learn new concepts and enhance their knowledge.

A Visit to Purana Quila

A visit to Purana Quila was organized on Thursday, 6 April’ 2023 for the history students of class XII to witness the excavations being carried out in Purana Quila.  

The archaeologist on the site gave students insight on how the area to be excavated is determined.

Firstly, archaeologists explore inscriptions and literary texts. Or they may use GPR (ground penetrating radar) which identifies anomalies, different from the texture of natural soil underground. Thirdly, they try identifying mounds or high levels of land. These mounds may develop as people live in a place and discard objects and the like. Thus, the highest points of these mounds and the slope which is near a water source are important points for excavations. They reveal objects in chronological order, from one civilization to another. This is what makes the Purana Quila complex an important site for it lay on the eastern bank of the Yamuna river in ancient times.

Students were briefed on what is identified as early, mature, and late civilization.

The archaeologist explained the two excavation methods, vertical and horizontal. One first selects a 10×10 ft area divided into 4 trenches of 5x5ft.Vertical excavation involves exploring where the earliest period goes to, examining the natural soil, deeper as one proceeds. Horizontal excavation involves digging a trench and expanding the area in terms of length and breath. Once a structure is found, horizontal expansion comes to a halt and vertical expansion can take place.

Furthermore, knowledge of pottery is extremely important for an archaeologist to determine the context, function and significance of pieces of pottery that are discovered.

Students visited the two museums within the complex which housed remarkable artifacts of stone, burnt clay, terracotta and the like those of mythological figures like brahma, ornaments, seals, pottery, heavily jeweled women and much more.

The interactive concourse ignited the inquisitiveness of students and gave them a very close insight into the work of archaeologists.

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