sponge painting can be a delightful and creative activity for children.
This activity combines fine motor skills, visual recognition, and color association, making the learning process enjoyable and memorable for young learners.
This activity was held on 24th November.It allows children to explore colors and patterns but also enhances their fine motor skills through the sponge stamping on cone ice cream picture.
Millet craft is an enhanced ability , where children develop good hand-eye coordination which can process visual information quickly and effectively, resulting in academic ability. Children of UKG sprinkled ragi and made a snail.
Painting is an excellent tactile experience. It stimulates a child’s senses. (Touch/feel, sight, ), improves intellectual development and allows them to use their imagination and creativity. Fist painting activity was an opportunity for the children of UKG to think beyond imagination.
Diwali is the festival of lights. We decorate our homes with various festoons, lanterns and garlands. We make sure to decorate our house with the best possible embellishments and accessories. Making a paper diya is easy and suitable for children .To celebrate the festival of lights our UKG children made colourful paper diyas .
Diya painting activity was held on the occasion of Diwali. Students painted earthen diya’s and decorated them using glitter powder The diya’s looked bright and colourful and students took pride in displaying their work.
To develop fine motor skills and to enhance children’s hand eye coordination, Pencil Shavings Activity was conducted for LKg on 17th November. Students were asked to paste the Pencil Shavings on an owl picture. Students enjoyed the activity and participated with full enthusiasm.
Yellow day celebration was a great learning activity which helped children to understand the concept of primary colours. Yellow, the colour of sunshine, represents Hope and Happiness. It is also a symbol of freshness, positivity, intellect and joy. Our Kindergarten children came dressed in yellow colour and also brought their favourite yellow object and spoke about it ,this explanation was a platform for children to develop their communication and creative thinking .
Venue: MCC College, Tambaram.
Project work presentation for NCSC-2023 was organized by Tamil Nadu Science Forum on 21st October,2023 at MCC College -Tambaram. Around two hundred teams (Two students per team) from thirty- two schools participated. Twenty -three teams comprising both junior and senior students of our school participated along with a guide teacher and six parent volunteers. Harini and her team (Class-9) was selected for the zonal level which will be held on 4th November,2023 at Chetpet, Thiruvanamalai district.
TIME: 9.45 a.m. -11.45 a.m
VENUE: Uttiramerur Sundaravarada Perumal Temple and Vaikunta Perumal Temple stone inscriptions
Participants: Class 8 A & B students, 3 teachers, 1 office staff and 4 parent volunteers.
Sundaravarada Perumal Temple and Vaikunta Perumal Temple are located in Uttiramerur in Kancheepuram district approximately 90km from Chennai.
Vaikunta Perumal Temple was built by the Pallava king Nandivarman II in the 8th century. Cholas captured the place in the later part of 9th century. There are inscriptions from the period of Parantaka Chola I, Rajaraja Chola I, Rajendra Chola I and Kulothunga Chola I in the 10th,11th and 12th centuries indicating various gifts to the temples. The process of democratically electing the local representatives through a system called Kudavolai during t Parantaka Chola regime is documented in the inscriptions.
Sundaravarada Perumal temple unlike other South Indian temples has a two storied sanctum. The first tier is approached by a flight of steps on either side, usually one is used for ascending and other for descent. The sanctum first tier houses the image of Vaikuntavarada Perumal. This was also built by the Pallava king Nandivarman II. The outer wall of this temple also has inscriptions of Pallava and Chola kings.
Awareness program on Child Abuse by the faculty and students of Omayyal College of Nursing , was organized as Nov 19th is observed as Child Abuse Day. Students learnt about different types of abuse, planning how to stay safe and how to report about it by watching a video and puppet show.
Class VIII Students of AMM SCHOOL participated in the Skill Expo organised by CBSE, Delhi at Bala Vidhya Mandir, Chennai on 27.10.2023. The theme was AR/VR on Village branding and Tourist Destinations. Students got a very good exposure through this skill expo.
Painting activity can help in fine and gross motor strength, sensory processing, pencil grasp, line awareness, eye - hand coordination, self-confidence and creativity.Our LKG tiny tots had a blast doing brush painting activity! The children were able to use their imagination and creativity to paint different animals like lion,tiger, elephant and hippo .The children were excited to share their creations with their classmates and teachers.
Fruit Salad Activity is a wonderful treat. Fruit is sweet and fun to eat, fruit salad is great in any weather, make a bowl and eat together!!!
The Kindergarten children learnt about fruits this month. To reinforce the concept, “ Fruit Salad ” was organized for our little ones.
Children made a healthy fruit salad by mixing different fruits, such as grapes, apples, bananas, and pomegranate. Teachers explained the importance of eating fruits to remain strong and healthy. Children thoroughly enjoyed the wholesome experience of creating a colorful fruity delight and learned its importance too!!
Bindi pasting activity is a great way to encourage and develop creativity and imagination as children explore different colour combinations and patterns. ,it was a fun and engaging craft activity that helped children to develop their creativity and aesthetic sense.
VISIT TO SRI ARUNODHAYAM- HOME FOR THE MENTALLY CHALLENGED
Class 10 students were taken on a field trip to Sri Arunodhayam – home for the mentally challenged, on 17/10/23. The visit was completed during school hours. On reaching the place, they were first shown a short film about the history of the home, that was started to provide a safe and secure environment for the intellectually challenged children, who were abandoned by their families. The students were taken around the home, and were apprised of the programme being followed for the children. The inmates are also trained in various skills, which help in making them economically self-reliant. The provision items collected by all the students of class 10 were handed over to the staff. They expressed their gratitude for the same, and we left the place feeling enriched and happy that we could share a few joyous moments with the children there.
Mr. Shankar Subbiah. S is an IT professional ist and also working for Government in public libraries, Commissionerate for disabilities and institutes like NIEMPD. He was the chief guest on October 4th to mark World Deaf Day. He gave a short speech about World day of the deaf . He shared his joy and happiness working for disabilities. He taught few signs of language used by the deaf and about them. He also told about the joy in doing services for such people. He also told how to take care of the ears. His speech gave students motivation and interest towards doing services for the needy in their life.
“Not all classrooms have four walls.”
Students of AMM School class 11 went on an educational field trip to Kodaikanal “Princess of Hills” on September 24, 2023 along with four teachers and the Principal.
The first day they went on trekking down the valley near Angel falls guided by Mr. Vijay Kumar. Students walked down to the village near Dolphin nose. It was an awesome experience to walk for more than three hours watching the misty hills, beautiful flowers and rare species of plants too. Later during the evening, they had a campfire and had a wonderful time together dancing and singing.
The following morning, they visited the Solar Observatory where they saw the fifth and the fourth layer of the sun. One of the scientists explained about the sun flairs, the sun spots. He explained how the sun rotates faster at the equator than towards the pole. It was quite an enriching experience at the observatory museum, from there the students proceeded to the Horticultural research station. Dr.Muthuvel spoke on how the TN university conducts various research in fruits, nuts, vegetables, flowers, medicinal plants and aromatic crops of temperate region. In the evening, Mr. Bala, a renowned environmentalist, enlightened the students on the history of Kodaikanal and also briefed them on how he and his group members are trying to protect the water bodies in Kodaikanal from sewage and industrial waste.
On the last day students were taken to the lake for cycling and shopping, later to the Rose garden and the Madhuvan herbal oil factory where Mr. Karthik demonstrated how a self- help group of women make soap and essential oil for sale to various hotels.
On the whole the entire trip was insightful and delightful. Both the students and the faculties had a pleasant trip.
To provide major exposure to real working environment along with a practical perspective of a theoretical concept, class XII students were taken to Murugappa Polytechnic College, Avadi as a part of educational field trip on 30th of August, 2023. This industrial visit bridged the widening gap between theoretical learning and practical exposure by giving the students the first-hand exposure in different branches like Electronics, Automobile for two wheeler and four wheeler and in Agro lab to identify the inputs and outputs performed at the workplace. It was a useful and beneficial field trip for all the class 12 students.
We are excited to share our experience of the Arduino programme we attended on august 11, 2023. We were given a rare opportunity to explore the world of hardware and software integration through the program, conducted by specialists from SIGETECH. Through practical exercises, we learnt to use Arduino to build a model of working systems. We successfully completed tasks like programming using movement and control with experts' advice. We express our gratitude to AMM school for giving us this valuable opportunity to broaden our technical expertise. This has undoubtedly opened our eyes and given us a peep into the world of robotics. These kinds of programs are exactly what we need to fuel our passion and enhance our skills.
Class 5 students were taken on a fieldtrip to the Police Museum in Egmore on 07/08/2023 within the school hours. The museum consisted of the tradition and culture of police from the olden times to the modern times. Students saw the collection of all DGPs photos and photos of City Commissioners, all kinds of police rifles and guns, fingerprint kits, ancient cameras, idol theft, explosives and bomb detective equipment, counterfeit currencies and fake currency printing machine, police used ancient cycles and bulletproof vehicle. Police department medals and shields old Commissioner room and model jail. Students were curious to know about the different wings of the police department. They interacted well with the police officers and learnt about their achievements. It was an inspiring and exciting visit for the children.
The Ganapathy Iyer girl's high school had organised an inter school science exhibition for classes 4-12 on September 1, 2023 in memory of late Prof. V. Lakshmi Narayanan. ( Founder & Director of BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan and the former correspondent of Ganapathy Iyer Girl's high school)The chief guest of the day was Mr. Ramanan (retd )meteorology department. He had a video presentation on how rain clouds form, what is a cyclone ? Landslide, cloud burst and other natural phenomenon was explained to the students .Many schools in and around the city participated and the students displayed a lot of exhibits and working models. It was a day of enriching learning experience for all students.
Reading day was observed in our school on the 1st of September. The theme for this year was Celebrating Literacy. The chief guest for the day was Mr. K.V. Balasubramaniam Retd Meteorologist, writer and translator. He enlightened the gathering by his inspirational speech. Teachers, students and sub staff read for a time of 20 minutes.
Smudging allows little children to slow down, and become mindful and centred. Mastering smudging and painting techniques are a pre-requisite to artistic journey. The language of colours should be fluent in every direction. Our little champs of UKG created their own designs and patterns using the technique, smudging which was creative and innovative.
LKG Paper folding activity was held on 25th August, 2023. Students participated in this creative venture with great zeal and high spirits.
They folded paper in and out, made paper fans and displayed them with great pleasure. This activity triggered their imagination and enhanced their creative skills.
Class wise Curricular Events happened during the class hours.
Class 1 & 2 - Show and tell competition finals happened on 04/08/23 & 25/07/23
class 2 - Story telling competition finals happened on 27/07/23
Class 3 - Oratorical competition finals happened on 31/07/23
The certificates for then winners were distributed by the primary Coordinator during the assembly on 24/08/23.
Class 11 went on a field trip to CUMI on 24.8.2023 along with 3 staff and one parent volunteer.
The staff of CUMI gave a very brief introduction on how the Murugappa group started.
They showed a video on CUMI later a safety officer gave them brief instructions before the factory visit. Mr. Ramesh the head of the plant also met and interacted with the students.
Later the batch was divided into three groups and taken around the factory. Student learnt about how the raw materials are procured and made into ceramic wheels for other businesses through a series of processes. It was a good learning experience for the students.
The 2nd CBSE Expression series for the academic session 2023-2024 was organized by CBSE on the theme “G-20: India’s vision for a harmonious world’. The topics for each category were given. For primary (classes 3 to 5) the topics are,
The students can either write a paragraph or paint. The students of classes 3 and 4 selected one topic from above. Around 48 students took part in the paragraph writing and 90 students in painting. The event was conducted on 21.8.23 (Monday) between 8.30 a.m and 9.30 a.m . All the students participated enthusiastically. One best entry from each class category will be selected and submitted to CBSE.
Students of class 12 B visited Biocognizance- 23’ Conducted by Biotechnology Department of Guru Nanak College, Velachery on Friday,18th August 2023.
The basic science concepts and techniques were explained with experiments, models, posters and charts for the development of scientific literacy. The program provided a learning experiences to the students.
Clay moulding activity was held on 18/8/2023 for LKG students. A simple lump of clay was transformed into a beautiful, unique piece of art like car, flower, elephant ,truck, fruits, vegetables and so on .The activity was a perfect platform to showcase the creativity of our little ones. It was a pleasure to watch their tiny fingers at work making colourful and artistic models.
On 11/8/2023 our younglings at the AMM -Kindergarten level explored the unique technique of 'Q tip Printing' and tried their little hands on the picture of a banyan tree which is our National tree. It was a super fun activity and also great for working on their fine motor skills.
Palm printing is an activity that little ones love to do as they just need to play with colours. Learning happened through their senses as children of UKG splattered their palms with tri colours of saffron, white and green to show how patriotic they are as they printed the National flag using their palms.
As a part of academic enrichment Class 9 students were taken to T I Cycles-Ambattur on 11th August 2023. Around 75 students with 3 teachers and 3 parent volunteer visited T I Cycles.
Students were divided in to two groups and taken to product development area and production area.
In product development area they explained how each product are tested and making it ready to assemble.
In production area the students viewed how each part is assembled and finally developed into cycles.
A video on T I Group and various brand of TI cycles were shown to the students.
HR team of T I cycle answered various queries of students and clarified their doubts.
Manufacturing plant visit enhanced the understudies journey
Students from Class 8 to 10 participated in AAROHAN 2023, a carnival of projects, cultural events and sports, organised by Murugappa Polytechnic College, at Avadi. Eight students from class 8 to 10 participated in the Science Project Exhibition held on 10th and 11th of August and displayed their scientific skills, while explaining concepts like working of the hydrogen cell, aquaponics and holograms. The project on ‘Aquaponics’ won a consolation prize at the event.
Primary students of AMM SCHOOL classes 1 to 4 were taken on a field trip as a part of their curricular activity.
Class 1 went to Eco park on 7.8.23 (Monday). The students enjoyed playing in the park and going around the aquarium.
Class 2 students went to Birla Planetarium on 8.8.23 (Tuesday). The children saw an english show on the planets, stars and constellation. They also enjoyed the 3 D show. Students went around the various exhibits and played in the science park.
Class 3 students were taken to Fort St. George on 9.8.23. They saw the Asia's tallest flag mast, museum which had the statues and paintings of the British people of English East India company. The objects like utensils, clothes, coins, rifles used during that period were also displayed. The children liked the St. Mary's cathedral inside the fort.
The Class 4 students went to Dashina chitra on 10.8.23 (Thursday). They had seen the different house models of various states in India. The famous handicraft items from each state were also displayed. The children enjoyed the puppet show, bullock cart ride and the documentary shown in Dakshina chitra.
83 students of Class VII and 3 teachers along with 4 parent volunteers went to Farm Guru, Sholavaram where the students were given opportunity to experience a farm in its rustic glory. They learnt about farming, and about the right way to do it. Also about organic farming, and how important it is for our sustenance. The students were exposed to various activities like ploughing, sowing, pounding, cart & tractor rides, fishing and so on. They enjoyed the trip and it was a great experiential learning for them.
Time: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Objective: To introduce to the children about history, and Indian arts. To gain more knowledge about one of the World Heritage sites.
To develop team spirit.
1) First we visited the sea shell museum and then the following were seen:
2) Then we visited the following places in Mahabalipuram.
Students really enjoyed this education trip with fun filled and informative journey.
Paper crafting is an art that can be enjoyed by all. Paper craft-making helps to improve fine motor skills, relaxation and is a stress buster. Our children of UKG discovered magical ways of turning paper into amazing things that can help them to boost their self-esteem and self-expression of creativity! They made a paper fan which was mind blowing.
Blue is a cool and calming color that shows creativity and intelligence.Our KG kids were beautifully dressed in different shades of blue on 4/7/2023 and were engaged in show and tell activity of blue colour objects.Blue day celebration was an amazing learning experience.The kids enjoyed all the activities with immense enthusiasm and zeal.
Leaf printing is a simple way where children use their creativity to think different ways. Our little explorers of UKG proved to be future artists as they made a colourful butterfly using paint and leaves.
Amm School is a community where teachers and parents work together for the learning needs of our children. Reading Workshop is a powerful way to structure little minds. Our Reading Workshop for Kindergarten was held on Friday 14th July 2023, it was not only effective but knowledgeable.
Both parent and the child were involved in the workshop and witnessed activities and reading strategies that can be followed at home in order to foster a love for reading that will last a lifetime. Fine motor and Gross motor activities was a remarkable success and mind blowing as parents witnessed the activities and got an idea how to help their children to develop their motor skills even at home.
On 7/7/23 our tiny tots of LKG were curious during this activity as they enjoyed dipping their fingers into red paint and placed them all over on a picture of a water melon, strawberry and tomato. Through this group activity they learnt the colour red. Painting helps children explore, learn and develop their fine motor skills through sensory play.
The students of UKG were given a picture of a swan and they rolled small pieces of cotton with their fingers to make balls and stuck them inside the picture which made it look attractive and beautiful.
Our little explorers in KG had a fantastic time engaging in sand play activity. They experienced the tactile sensation by using their little fingers in sand and letting their imagination soar.
On 30/6/23 our tiny tots of LKG were given strips of coloured paper to tear into small pieces and stick them inside the picture of a balloon, flower and tree. All the students did this activity with great joy and interest. This activity strengthens the finger muscles and eye - hand coordination.
On 11.7.2023, Mr. H. Narayanan, Senior Associate Vice President & Chief Executive, A.M.M. Foundation enlightened the XII commerce students on how AMMF is contributing to the society under health and education. He also hosted an interactive session on the topic “Not For Profit Organization”.
Colours are indeed the smiles of nature. Our tiny tots of Kindergarten, celebrated "Red Colour Day" on 07.07.23. All children looked cute in their red colour dresses. They brought a red object of their choice and spoke a few sentences about it to help them recognize the colour. The classes were decorated with red colour hangings which amused the children. It was a wonderful learning experience for children to cherish.
To beat the heat Splash Pool Activity was conducted in Kindergarten. Our little ones enjoyed their first pool activity, bubbling with excitement and enthusiasm. They were dressed in cute swim suits and had great fun jumping and splashing water with their friends and playing with floating toys.
A special assembly was conducted by students on 30 June 2023 to observe World Asteroid Day . The assembly highlighted the meaning of asteroid and significance of the day. They also shared the details about the different asteroids and their names.
வணக்கம். தமிழ் மன்றத் தொடக்க விழா ஜீன் மாதம் 28ஆம் நாள் புதன் கிழமையன்று தமிழ்த்தாய் வாழ்த்துப் பாடலோடு இனிதே தொடங்கப்பட்டது. இவ்விழாவினை, எழுத்தாளரும் படைப்பாளருமாக விளங்கும் யெஸ்.பாலபாரதி அவர்கள் தலைமையேற்க, எம்பள்ளியின் முதல்வரும், துணை முதல்வரும் குத்து விளக்கேற்றி துவக்கினர். அச்சுடரொளி, இனிதே அகத்திலும் புறத்திலும் தமிழொளியாக முழங்கியது. இவ்விழாவில் மன்றப்பொறுப்பாளர்கள் பதவியேற்பு (பா.சரண்-வகுப்பு 9, நீ.தி.சாம்பவி-வகுப்பு 9, க.சஞ்ஜீதா-வகுப்பு 8, சு.விஷ்ணுதேவ்-வகுப்பு 4) மற்றும் சிறப்பு விருந்தினரின் சிறப்புரையும் மன்ற விழாவிற்காக மாணவர்களின் முத்தாய்ப்பானப் பேச்சும் தமிழ் மன்றத்திற்கு வாகை சூடியது.
The Prize Day ceremony held on 23.06.23 in the school. Chief Guest Dr. Vignesh Muthu Vijayan graced the occasion. A formal function was conducted which started with a prayer. Proficiency prizes for the year 2022-2023 were distributed to toppers. Board exam toppers of classes 10, 11 and 12 were felicitated. The Chief Guest in his speech shared his own success stories, offering valuable insights and advice to the students. Program ended with National Anthem.
The students of Classes 1 A, 1B and 1C participated in the textbook project activity -making jam sandwich. They enjoyed preparing and eating a jam sandwich.
UKG- FINGER PRINTING is a simple way to boost fine motor and pre- writing skills in little children . On 23.4.2023 , our tiny tots of UKG were enthusiastic and curious during the activity as they enjoyed dipping their fingers into paint and creating a beautiful tree thus saying " Save trees, Save Earth"
To develop fine motor control which is necessary for learning to write and it improves eye-hand coordination a paper crushing activity was conducted for LKG students on 23rd April 2023.
This momentous day of 17th June, 2023 dawned to bestow responsibilities on the deserving young talents of the school to lead their school from the front with their confidence and competence. The school held the investiture ceremony with great enthusiasm and pride in the gracious presence of our respectable correspondent , who congratulated and motivated the members of school council to discharge their duties with utmost commitment and dedication.
Academic year 2023-2024 commenced with Parent Teacher Meeting for classes LKG to XII.
On 03.04.2023 PTM was conducted for class IX
On 05.04.2023 PTM was conducted for class X
On 10.04.2023 PTM was conducted for class XII
On 24.04.2023 PTM was conducted for class LKG.
On 02.06.2023 PTM was conducted for class UKG to II.
On 03.06.2023 PTM was conducted for class III, IV and XI
On 05.06.2023 PTM was conducted for class V and VI.
On 06.06.2023 PTM was conducted for class VII and VIII.
The meetings were held to orient the parents about the School timings, changes in the assessment patterns, club allocation and skill education details applicable for the current academic year.