Ashraya

"Ashraya" meaning 'shelter', was founded and registered in 1982 and has since then brought hope and love into the lives of many children and adults. Ashraya is committed to alleviate the sufferings of women and children in distress through our various programs.
Oct 3, 2016

Funfilled Quarter

GE-Science Competition
GE-Science Competition

      ASHRAYA- NEELBAGH RURAL RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL –KOLAR DISTRICT, KARNATAKA

 

Neelbagh Rural School re-opened after the summer break for the new academic year on 15th of May 2016.

The school strives for excellence in all activities be it academics, sports, cultural activities, vocational training and this is a result of the dynamic partnership of teachers, students, parents, donors and management.

The present total strength of the school for the academic year 2016-2017 is 418 of which 210 are  boys and 208 girls. Of these 100 students are in the hostel: 50 girls and 50 boys. The number of staff serving in the school is 30 of which 19 are teaching staff and 11 are non-teaching staff.

This year the strength of each class was increased to 35 per class.  

The students of Class X appear for Board exams every year in the month of March and the results this year were exceptional as has been for the last 8 years consecutively. AshrayaNeelbagh School students performed exceptionally well in their SSLC Examinations and bagged 100% results for the 8th consecutive year and fourth time in a row with 100% first class. While all the 30 scored above 60 % (first class) 12 students bagged Distinction. Divya scored 96.3% and was declared a district (Taluk) topper in Kannada medium SSLC board Examinations. 

At the start of the new academic year all the new students are assigned their houses and activities like monthly competitions for sports, cultural and other events are started.

 The drama ‘Health is Wealth’, folk songs, group dance and Kolata were conducted. Sports activities like kabaddi, throwball and games were also conducted.

The first of the local village level (Hobli) level sports competitions were held in Rayalpad  and the Neelbagh students did exceptionally well . In the Primary and high school level they qualified to participate in the Taluk level in the following events: 100,200,400mts race, 400 mts relay, Shuttle cock, Cricket, basketball and Yoga.

 At the Taluk level competitions the students won places to promote them to competing at the District level in the following events: 100,200,400mts race, Shuttle cock, Yoga –boys & girls. 

In the month of August 2016 the students celebrated India’s Independence day on August 15th; after the flag hoisting there were cultural programmes and sweets distributed.

 The school’s 21st Annual day was celebrated on the 13th of this month.   Mrs. Uma Mahadevan I A S (Principal Secretary, Women and Child Development, Empowerment of Differently Abled and Senior Citizens Department-Govt of Karnataka )was the Chief Guest. The sports day, lunch, exhibitions and cultural programmes, went of very well. Many parents and visitors attended and enjoyed the function. 

Spark of Joy season-2 was organized by Primavera- the CSR wing of Corporate BOSCH  at Christ College Auditorium in Bangalore,  the program gave an opportunity to the students of Neelbagh school to perform on a large platform in the presence of a large no of people. The students a group of 13 with a live singing accompaniment performed the Kamsale- a regional folk dance, which was appreciated by all. 

September 5th is celebrated as Teacher’s day In India- the students of Neelbagh planned numerous cultural programs to entertain the teachers with and felicitated them as well.

 GE Science Fair Championship program is an annual event organized by the GE Volunteers of the Bangalore Chapter titled Prabodhana – 15th Annual Science Fair at the GE India Technology Centre, Bangalore (GE ITC).  Over 500 students from seventeen Government and twelve NGO funded schools displayed their working models on “Science evolution - envision the future”. Neelbagh students bagged the 1st place in two  out of three events and  won Overall team GE Championship award. (Skit 1st, Quiz 1st  and Science evolution - envision the future modal 2nd prize).

 

GE-Science Competition-1
GE-Science Competition-1
Kamsale
Kamsale
Neelbagh Annual Day
Neelbagh Annual Day
Sep 30, 2016

New Beginnings

Sports Day
Sports Day

                              Report for the Quarter June2016 to September 2016

 

Ashraya’screches for children two and half years to 4 years of age reopened in June 2016 after a short summer break. The 6 creches saw a large no of new admissions and a few of the older children also returned for another year before they join regular school.

 All the children settled into the routine fairly quickly. Below is the details is the total number of children in each creche. 

 Avalhalli Creche  - 33

Banaswadi Creche - 36

Shivajinagar Creche - 45

Siddapura Creche - 27

Nelamangala Creche - 22

Indirangar Creche - 33

 

In the first two months the children are engaged in learning colours, picture reading with flash cards and picture charts, orally, to help them recognize and verbalize. Alphabets and numbers are also taught orally during this time.  

The children do various activities like coloring, drawing, dancing and singing new rhymes; they also play outdoor and indoor fun games. Some of the activities include playing with building blocks, beads etc. These activities help the children to be creative and also help them understand the basic concepts of letter numbers coloursetc more easily.

All these activities help the children to learn thing with fun and creates eagerness in them, hence making it easy to help them understand the concepts faster.

 Children are  taughtboth English and Kannada rhymes with lots of action. Story telling  is engaged in  once a week ; these stories are simple with a value highlighted in it. 

In the month of August and September the children start learning to writing on slates with chalk . The children start scribbling first and slowly the teacher starts teaching them to write letters and numbers.

The older children write in notebooks and are made to practice numbers and alphabets. A wide variety of resource material is used to work with the children and this makes the learning more enjoyable. 

Each  month the teachers pick a topic - animals, shapes, transport, colours and help the  children learn more about these by using drawing, charts, picture books and other activities .

Doctors Visit:- Once a month the doctor visits the crèches and checks the children. Due to the inclement weather the children have coughs and colds and the doctor prescribes  medicines accordingly.

Health: Immunization details are checked and parents are encouraged to get them done if not done. All the children get a nutritious mid day meal and a snack before leaving for home.

Height and Weight:- Every month the children’s  heights and weights are checked to ensure that their general health is steadily improving. 

Parents Teacher Meeting:- Every Quarter Parents Teacher meetings (PTM) are held where the children abilities and potential are discussed be it play activity, oral recitation, confidence .  The parents are encouraged to follow some of the good practices learnt at the creche at home as well such as hygiene, eating habits etc.  The parents  in turn give their feedback be it appreciation on how well their children are doing -health wise and in terms of new things learnt. 

Volunteers:  Many volunteers spend time with the children in the creches and bring with a varied no of ideas and activities for the children. 

Sports Activities:-  Volunteers Ms. Sinchana and Ms. Prathima along with the teacher and assistant teacher  organized a fun filled sports day on 24th September 2016 for the Indiranagar Creche Children. They ensured that all the children got a turn to play in different games. They also invited  afew of their friends to volunteer and help in organizing the sports day for the children. The children enjoyed  the sports activities and each child was given a gift and a well designedcertificate for their participation.

The festival season has started in India and the children will enjoy Dussehra and Diwali in the coming month.

 

Group Photo
Group Photo
Jul 5, 2016

Neelbagh Report - Bright Shining Stars

GLOBAL GIVING REPORT FOR QUARTER APRIL, MAY AND JUNE 2016

 

The school re-opened on 15th May 2016 for the new academic year after a 2 month summer break. 

2015-2016 Class X board exams were held in April 2016 and the results were announced in May 2016. Once again the students of Class X scored cent percent results with all 30 students having scored 1st classes with 12 students scoring distinctions-(above 85 %). Two students are Kolar district toppers in Kannada medium SSLC board Examination-  Divya  96.3%  and Nagarjuna  96.1 %.

The students of all the other classes have been promoted to the next class.

In May 2016 , 67 new admissions were taken – 35 in the Lower Kindergarten and 2-5 extra in each class- the strength of each class in now 35. This was done to provide opportunity for more needy students to get an education.

Total strength - Girls 210; Boys 218  -  Total 418  ( 100 students in the hostel)

 Neelbagh School has received very good rains during the last 6 months and replenished all the water sources - tanks and bore wells. The school will not face a water crisis this year.

A series of dance and vocational training workshops are being planned for the current academic year.

The first Parent Teacher Meeting for the academic year was held in June and it was well attended by majority of the parents. They were oriented to the various facilities available to the students, rules and philosophy of the school, child protection guidelines were discussed with the teachers and parents and parents were encouraged not to use harsh punishment with the children at home.

The new students were assigned respective houses and the first monthly drawing   competition was held. 

 Class X students presented a cultural program –drama “health is Wealth”, folk songs, group dance and Kolata were appreciated by all.

 

 
   

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