Magazine de santé (Health Magazine)
Grade 9 students at B.D. Somani curated a magazine as a part of their study on “health”. Ms Manasvini helped the students to complete their work and create a full-fledged magazine. The magazine consisted of health tips on Covid advice, eating right, avoiding stress, puzzles, and other helpful information on healthy eating. Creating the magazine helped the students engage in some deep research, hone their writing skills in French and help them to learn working in a team.
A look at how school, at least, is mostly back to normal
In his final vlog before Spring Break, Dr. Geoffrey finds the silver lining in traffic jams while looking ahead to continued near-normal school schedules.
Unwinding after a long time…
Thanks to the vaccines and the front line workers, children are finally back to school. B. D. Somani reopened on 11th Feb 22’ after two long years of COVID induced lockdown with an Inter-house tournament. Sixth and seventh graders thoroughly enjoyed football and basketball games and munching at bake sales during breaks. The appetisers and the competitive scores made them forget homework and spend their day with food and fun.
Community, Care and Children First – the Secret Mantra of Our Successful Primary Online Learning Program
The global pandemic brought about a sea of challenges for all the stakeholders involved—however, team B.D. Somani strongly believes in being different and designed an online model with interactions, creative learning, art, and assignments throughout the day to focus on the 3Cs-Caring, Community, and Children First.
Digital Literacy- Embracing 21st Century Skills
At B.D. Somani, digital literacy is not simply about teaching students to use devices. It is about teaching students how to use devices correctly, along with essential skills, including searching effectively, protecting their private information, and understanding digital footprints
Our Math Genius: Aakash Datwani, Grade 10
Read what our Grade 10 math genius, Aakash Datwani, has to say about his process to ace his math exams.
Reflections in CAS: Hamari Silai
Our Grade 11 student, Malvika Mehta, writes on the blog about our association with Hamari Silai, an NGO that helps underprivileged women on their path to financial independence.
Wishing everyone a relaxing winter break
In this edition, Dr. Geoffrey talks about the joyous resumption of in-person schooling across grades and the success of our hybrid learning model while wishing all our students and the parent community a relaxing winter break.
Moving Up The Literacy Ladder
A look at how our Early Years program helps children become confident communicators, readers and writers and the role primary caregivers play in laying this foundation.
Celebration of Marathi language in Grade 6
Our Grade 6 students decided to do something different during one of their Marathi language blocks in October to get acquainted with the diverse aspects of Maharashtrian culture.
A look at our Hindi Divas celebrations last month. A day filled with songs, poetry, and a whole lot of fun.
Support goes a long way – busting myths and misconceptions around learning support
Continuing from our previous post about BD Primary’s well-being approach to learning, know more about our dedicated Learning Support Team and the crucial role they play in addressing barriers to learning.